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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): 59–83.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Judith Surkis Copyright © 2011 University of Illinois Press 2011 Carnival Balls and Penal Codes: Body Politics in July Monarchy France Judith Surkis Over the past several decades, historians have focused on the absence and occasional presence ofwomen in publicspaces and in the normative realm...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 84–100.
Published: 01 April 2020
... versions of history, discussing how different groups mobilize the past in contemporary Ethiopia. It begins by exploring the imperial, Christian roots of the country’s penal codes, interrogating how the state mobilizes such histories to criminalize same-sex desires and practices. The article then focuses...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): i–iv.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-Century UnitedStates Brian Connolly Camival Balls and Penal Codes: Body Politics in July Monarchy France Judith Surkis Friends for Dinner: The Ear)y Modem Roots of Modem CamivorousSensibilities Paul Friedland 1 5 31 59 84 INTERVENTIONS Neoliberalized Knowledge WendyBrown Provincializing Fraser's History...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (2): 169–183.
Published: 01 October 2012
... advocate, Mohammad Mostafaei, faced with various serious charges, was eventually forced to leave the country in the summer of 2010. Yet the approach had much wider impact than may have been antici­ pated.The recently revised penal code, currently waiting its final presidential approval, has finally...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2011
... ofthe nineteenth century, and Brian Connolly reads antebellum discourses of incest to reveal the anxieties that attended the emergence of the liberal individual subject in the United States.In "Carnival Balls and Penal Codes;' JudithSurkisshows how the differential treatment ofmen and women in po­...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 212–219.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., Californialawplaces the threshold ageat18. See California Penal Code Sec. 261.5. 14. Perry, 704 F. Supp. 2d 921 at100, citing George Chauncey's research on mid­ twentieth century popular culture, "The Postwar Sex Crime Panic;' in True Storiesfrom the Past, ed. William Graebner (1993) , 160-78. 15. Michel Foucault...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 October 2014
... contemporary found themselves confronted with its unprecedented tempo­ rality: there, in that temporality, time does not pass.Since the Nuremberg Charter of1945, and the inscription into French penal code in 1994removing the statute of limitations for crimes against humanity, the temporal ho­ rizon...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 October 2017
... a single Indian agency having power ofits own: By 1862, the Indian Penal Code was put into place, officially subjecting all Indian subjects to the same, British, criminallaw. See: Jiirg Fisch, Cheap Lives andDearLimbs: British Transformations oftheBengal Criminal Code: 1769-1817 (1983) , 5. 35...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 200–216.
Published: 01 October 2015
... difference: 15 Furthermore, violence that is historicallyunsituated and therefore under­ stood out ofcontext is not only produced by selective memory. It is also the result ofboth an under-registration and a reclassifying ofthe existing facts; the filters that operate all along the penal chain of treatment...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of differentiation, categorization, hierarchization, and social management of behaviors defined as undisciplined.12 Foucault's remarkable contribution lies in having shown how the penal system, imposed beginning in the eighteenth century and affirmed by the French Revolution, tends not merely to repress illegalisms...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 95–106.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that paranoid criticism has become predictable, but that it too often reveals what anyone can see: "Why botherexposing the ruses ofpower in a countrywhere, at any given moment, 40 percent ofyoung black men are enmeshed in the penal system?"4 How is it that a hermeneutics ofparanoid suspicion dominates critical...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 April 2015
... or, more strongly, its right to punish and penalize those who break the law.15 The certainty of punishment offers a mechanism of containment, reduc­ ing the likelihood that disobedience will threaten the stability of the state. But the reasons for insisting on punishment go beyond the pragmatic. In 5...