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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminists with tools for grappling with racialized pornography, which is thought to re-enact Baartman's violent exhibition by rendering black women objects for white male spectators' consumption. This article argues that the constant invocation of Baartman's story has allowed an anti-pornography formation...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... pornography (“Polymorphous Pornygamy”). Inspired by the Frankfurt school and by the late work of Michel Foucault, these Denkbilder attempt to update and expand an interdisciplinary approach to questions of ideology critique and practices of the self. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Free Time Overwork...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... African American Studies at Harvard University, where she is writing a dissertation titled “The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography.” Her work has been published in Cardozo Women’s Law Journal, Wisconsin Women’s Law Journal, and Feminist Review. Ann Pellegrini is...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 111–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Desiring Feminists: Pornography, Sadomasochism, and the Pedagogy of the Female Dominant A feminism of desire would fi t me, I think, like a corset. Instead of wondering why I’m corseted in the fi rst place, and whether others have to wear a corset, or what the corset...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... pornography. The sexualization of the black female body can be mapped in the canonical writings of nineteenth-century French writers such as American porno- Balzac, Zola, Baudelaire, and others. The figures of the mulatta, the pros- titute, or the slave woman in nineteenth-century French novels and essays...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
...: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994); Lynne Segal and Mary McIntosh, eds., Sex Exposed: Sexuality and the Pornography Debates (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1992...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 149–156.
Published: 01 December 2020
... about the future queer? Do we need to read beneath the surface, despite modish injunctions against “surface reading,” to make the implicit explicit? We could imagine a version of this issue making space for discussions on pornography and sex work by genre-defying porn makers, queer sex workers, and...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... aroused desire but because they conveyed a “different sort of pornography, the pornography of their forced labor and of their (the women’s) inability to determine whether or how their bodies would be displayed.” Willis and Williams...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., terrorist cells, the Unabomber, genetic mutations, social isolation, political apathy, child pornography, the end of privacy, and so on. The end of privacy has become a particularly powerful myth about freedom’s withering in the...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., women are different in the United States and Honduras? Well, let’s say yes, because Americans have learned more advanced things, like the fact that they look at a lot of pornography because they don’t...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
... self.4 In a more cinematic register, the work of Linda Williams shows us the power of pornography to affect the body and to turn the viewer into a “corporealized observer.”5 Likewise, worth mentioning are the cinematic compositions of Social...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... it ciga- rettes, pornography, or simple carbohydrates. Invocations of the will take place in the bourgeois suburbs of North America but also in the streets of Indonesia and India, Russia and Guatemala. Each appeal foregrounds the role of the rational individual and his or her capacity to...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... writing social scripts and mapping choreographies that hook into lived socialities and sexual/erotic habitus. Studying the histories of pornographies teaches us how varied and richly complex the grammar of these scripts has been, and how generative ontological uncertainty can be. Porn is the place where...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... — Simone Weil, “The Iliad, or the Poem of Force” Fight, rape, war, pillage, burn. Filmic images of death and carnage are pornography for the military man. — Anthony Swofford, Jarhead The scandal of torture in the war on terror has diminished noticeably since it first...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
... an unfamiliar neighborhood to buy pornography or going to gay bars only when on business trips. For example, the lamentably defunct and experience Freedom service permitted users to establish several unlinkable pseud- onyms, say a “WorkerJoe,” a “GoodTimeJoe,” and a “CitizenJoe.” Joe could...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... also Diana Paton’s review of Marcus Wood in “Telling Stories about Slavery” ; Wood, Slavery, Empathy, and Pornography ; Behn, Oroonoko , 237–39 ; and Fuentes, Dispossessed Lives , 138 . 5 Here, the term redress draws on the work of Alondra Nelson, whose study of African Americans’ use...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to reproduce a pornography of violence through which the fleshiness of those we are in conversation with, their material lives, and the politics of their ends are decomposed into tropes of speculative pain and sensational disappearance. As impossible necessity I stage my etho-­methodological...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., as product. In a sense, all good writing is pornography, because it’s an attempt to extend Social Text 114 • Spring 2013 121 the terrain of pleasure beyond the inside of your mind. So of course that’s all going...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
...” trope, Christianity Today decoded its content as, first and foremost, oppo- sition to abortion and to “pornography, the promotion of homosexuality, condom distribution in schools, sexual education that does not empha- size abstinence...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005