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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... performance and exploring the spellbinding power of masculine leadership in Hustle and Flow , where the labor of an entire household is required to produce a male rapper as an icon of fame whose lyrical talent propels him into the spotlight. I consider these two episodes against the political backdrop of 2005...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Crain Soudien Male violence among and perpetrated by young South Africans is a major social question for the state and for social analysts. For the state the issue is fundamentally that of prevention. Social analysts concur but also seek to understand what lies behind it. Using as its point of...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 511–537.
Published: 01 September 1996
... . 1992 . “(Male) Desire and (Female) Disgust: Reading Hustler.” In Lawrence Grossberg, Cary Nelson, and Paula Treichler, eds., Cultural Studies . New York: Routledge, 373 -391. Kristeva , Julia . 1982 . The Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection . Trans. Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 343–363.
Published: 01 May 1994
...: Some Reflections on Gender, Drag and Homosexual Communities Sarah E. Murray here I was in Colossus, a gay male club in San Francisco's SoMa, well-attired Tin my black boots, slacks and a tight short...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... examines the revision of the Harvard speech in “Of the Coming of John.” It pays particular attention to violence as the expression of Du Bois’s disillusionment with an America redeemed through biracial male partnership. I argue that the...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 465–478.
Published: 01 September 1994
...” motivating the behavior and shaping the rhetoric of my young female informants and their male detractors. The more I observe the yellow cabs and the rhetoric surrounding them, the more I am convinced that they pose a challenge to a type of...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 143–147.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of his recognition that the sports- viewing public, while surely made up of both men and women, is widely conceptualized as male (consider the famous “Swimsuit Issue” of Sports ZZZuszrured, which is certainly not geared to straight or lesbian women). And Public Culture 143...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 329–348.
Published: 01 May 2007
... graffiti prints should be seen as part and parcel of the artist’s larger argument with late-1970s gay male subcultural ideals of cloning, promiscuity, and copying. At a moment in 4. Brooks Adams, “Keith Haring: Radiant Picaresque,” Art in America 86 (1998): 99. 5. Cindy Patton, “Visualizing...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... problematically attached to femininity and the antithetic values (equally questionably) derivative of masculinity. Gender becomes a figure embodying conflicting cultural values. The pejorative epithets attached to the film are almost exclusively connotative of male characteristics, while the at- tributes...
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Public Culture (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Press. Issari , Mohammad Ali . 1989 Cinema in Iran, 1900–1979 . Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press. Kaplan , E. Ann . 1983 Is the Gaze Male? in Women and Film: Both Sides of the Camera . New York: Methuen. Mahmudi , Abbasali . 1981 Zan dar Eslam . Tehran: Nehzat-e Zanan-e...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 129–134.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Quiche and songs like "Macho Man." But waiting for androgyny may be like waiting for Godot. A more likely prospect is that a second male stereotype will ap- pear ready to replace the first. If the cowboy is indeed riding off into the sunset, we may won discern the gentleman lounging nonchalantly...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2001
... educational benefits afforded by “total lack of privacy,” with male cadets under constant observation even while in “gang bathrooms.”1 Admitting women, the school suc- cessfully convinced a federal district court judge, would have one of two unac- ceptable...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
...- ical strategy for the implementation of a state governed by Islamic law— fundamentalist movements trying to implement the Sharia again. The question of educated youth (both male and female) and, at the ideological level, the criticism of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 587–592.
Published: 01 September 2003
...), . . . the influence of western ideas (through colonial rule, tourists, media) . . . bring with them a change in the relationship between men and women and consequently in the sexual relationship between males.”1 Third...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 121–128.
Published: 01 May 1990
... introduced into the story. The male code of honor fit in beautifully with the theme of the film. So did the Indian ducoit; he was perfectly at home with the ethos of the Western. An ever present social reality and object of mystique, he proved easy to adapt to Western tradition. And director Ramesh...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 May 1993
... with this movie. I was also impressed by the fact that the movie gave almost the entire fore- ground to its women characters, narrating the story through their eyes. And the strategy of holding the master - the central male character - off to a blurry distance effectively emphasized the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 593–594.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Culture . The Intransigence of Orientalist Desires: A Reply to Arno Schmitt Joseph Massad n defense of his magnum opus, Sexuality and Eroticism among Males in II Moslem Societies (1992...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2008
... is the author of Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890 –1940 (1994) and Why Marriage? The History Shaping Today’s Debate over Gay Equality (2004). Faisal Devji is associate professor of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2002
... imposing its own colonial feminism on the women’s movements in the non-Western world —a situation that led to major schisms from the outset—the gay movement has adopted a similar missionary role. Organizations dominated by white Western males (the International Lesbian and Gay Association [ILGA] and...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
... many residents in Catholic working-class com- munities are recorded in computer files that are accessed by police, army patrols, and road block units. An informant (male, thirty-two, Catholic), who lived in Divis Flats housing project, which lies under the gaze of British Army video cameras mounted...