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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 47-49.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 A capacity is both an “active power or force” and an “ability to receive or maintain; holding power.” 1 A capacity manifests its power as potentiality...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 402-418.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Julian Gill-Peterson Abstract This essay travels with the testosterone molecule to pursue a theory of racialized and trans embodiment as technical capacities of all bodies, not only of the trans-of-color subject subordinated to racially normative and gender-normative white and cisgender bodies...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 451-471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... access. In this article, the author plays with the stall as a signifier that allows us to hypothesize about unconscious phantasies and desires that structure the encounter for and with transsexuality and stall our capacity to think analytically. The nature of the debate, the author suggests, repeats the...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 84-94.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and the resistance to the binary sex/gender system. It also addresses the politics of translating queer in the European context, showing how transfeminism is a critique of Anglo white queer theory and its capacity for disembodiment. The postporn movement—a distinctive feature of Spanish transfeminism...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 577-607.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to the psychic life of revolt that makes possible our psychical and corporeal capacities for resistance and renewal. Transitioning from the landscape of precarity to the language of liminality, the author contends that the intimate evolutions of revolt constitute a passage of perpetual rebirth in...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 632-638.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in both the utility of a nonpathologizing psychoanalysis for trans people and in the capacity of trans people's literary writing to offer alternative imaginaries, knowledges, and analytics through which to reread and revise psychoanalytic conceptions of identity (sexed, raced, gendered) in relation...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 45-60.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Lars Z. Mackenzie Abstract Credit reports, once solely used to determine individual creditworthiness, have in the past several decades become a tool for authentication processes not directly related to one's capacity to take on debt, namely, in rental housing and employment applications. When trans...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 667-675.
Published: 01 November 2019
... identifies as and what one is, it inadvertently gestures toward just the opposite, signaling identification's capacity to extend the good life to some, while denying others access to vital resources. With this meme in mind, I hope to stage an encounter between some dominant media-theoretical diagrams of...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 161-163.
Published: 01 May 2018
...? In reading the early medical history of transsexuality, it's striking that sex change did not at first refer to the surgical transformation of genitalia in order for one typical genital morphology to come to resemble another. It referred specifically to reproductive capacity and function, and it...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 712-719.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fictional “people” or sexual objects, or else dedicated their work to actual persons, thereby linking an abstract work of art to a human being in the everyday world, even if only through reference to a proper name. Getsy's aim is to show the extraordinarily generative capacity of abstraction to call forth...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 77-81.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “disability” and “trans identity” as intersectional coordinates required exceptionalizing both the trans body and the disabled body in order to convert the debility of a nonnormative body into a form of social and cultural capacity, whether located in state recognition, identity politics formations, market...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 138-141.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., moments of transformation, ways of becoming other-than-normative, and ways of acting in excess of, or insubordinately in relationship to, repressive forces. Lines of flight have the capacity to deterritorialize , to undo, to free up, to break out of a system or situation of control, fixity, or repression...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 38-42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (sometimes denominated by him as biopower ) begins to be considered a constitutive aspect of governance within Eurocentric modernity ( Foucault 1978 , 1997 , 2004 ). Biopolitics, generally speaking, describes the calculus of costs and benefits through which the biological capacities of a population are...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 467-468.
Published: 01 November 2014
... people understood to be transgender in some sociological sense nor the representation of such lives in creative work but, rather, that expresses capacities, perceptions, feelings, and knowledges informed, often obliquely and in nonidentitarian ways, by experiences and consequences of nonnormative...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 137-140.
Published: 01 February 2019
... inhabit those norms, even if doing so served as a strategic means to protect Cherokee sovereignty. Driskill also powerfully explores potentials for restorying Cherokee peoplehood, historically and in the current moment, so as to increase capacities for engaging and affirming Cherokee modes of being and...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 627-633.
Published: 01 November 2014
... capacity to make visible. In Lilith Latini's elegant five-stanza poem, “Decisions,” she expresses the feelings of departing the private: From her throat tension popped, pearls played crack the whip and flung out of their orbit. A quick breath then she turned on her toe, moved over the spinning beads...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 222-225.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to build collective capacity for bodily, emotional, and structural healing. To tranifest is to mobilize across the contradictions, divisions, and containment strategies produced by the state and other such large-scale organizations of power that work to limit our capacity to align ourselves across...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 228-230.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Boltanski Luc , and Thévenot Laurent . 1999 . “ The Sociology of Critical Capacity .” European Journal of Social Theory 2 , no. 3 : 359 – 77 . Gilmore Leigh . 1994 . Autobiographics: A Feminist Theory of Women's Self-Representation . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 96-97.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., cellular organization, and bodily capacity and dimension operate as a corrective to the limited categories of surface/depth and before/after. Density and texture yield felt knowledge. Labor congeals as residual emotion. Transgender life is made and remade as matter, identity, politics. The handmade...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 323-325.
Published: 01 November 2017
... affective dimensions of our individual and collective lives, and of the creative and artistic works that impart such meaning to those lives. The capacity of transgender insight to transform the theory and practice of psychoanalysis is one of the surest signs yet that transgender studies, its methods...