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What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What’s Queer about Europe is not about queer communities in Europe. It is about the ways in which Queer Theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counter-intuitive encounters for ... More


Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Marian Barnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Care has been struggled for, resisted and celebrated. The failure to care in ‘care services’ has been seen as a human rights problem and evidence of malaise in contemporary society. But care has also ... More


Writing self and kin: diasporic mourning in Jackie Kay’s Trumpet

Gigi Adair

in Kinship Across the Black Atlantic: Writing Diasporic Relations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620375
eISBN:
9781789629804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620375.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers how queer diaspora may be generated via mourning. Jackie Kay’s novel shows how mourning makes visible and performatively constructs kinship bonds, and that it is also an active ... More


Conclusion: Diasporic futures?

Gigi Adair

in Kinship Across the Black Atlantic: Writing Diasporic Relations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620375
eISBN:
9781789629804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620375.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The conclusion shows how these six novels and their treatment of postcolonial, diasporic kinship offer a perspective on current debates on subjectivity, (post)humanism and modernity. These ... More


Introduction: Copyright Law and Subjectivity—A Relational Approach

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the book’s theoretical approach to relationality and subjectivity and makes a case for studying the author, user and pirate collectively. It goes on to situate this position ... More


Conclusion

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The conclusion begins by outlining the contributions the book has made to the literature, namely its identification of the socio-legal construction of relational subjectivity and the substantial ... More


Public Theology: A Feminist View of Political Subjectivity and Praxis

Rosemary P. Carbine

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter takes up the challenge of non-Western voices for theology’s political relevance, more specifically for elaborating a constructive feminist public theology. Rosemary P. Carbine critically ... More


Turtles All The Way Down?: Pressing Questions for Theological Anthropology in the Twenty-First Century

David G. Kirchhoffer

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

With a challenging title, based on an anecdote about a dialogue between a scientist/philosopher and a lady on the structure of the universe, David Kirchhoffer proposes that the insight that human ... More


The Ethics and Politics of Vulnerable Bodies

Moya Lloyd

in Butler and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the connections between corporeal vulnerability and ecstatic relationality, and their implications for politics and ethics. It argues that focusing exclusively on vulnerability ... More


Militant Universality: Absolutely Postcolonial

Nick Nesbit

in Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318665
eISBN:
9781846317934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318665.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Analyzes the key concepts of universality and the transcendental in Peter Hallward's critique of postcolonial theory, Absolutely Postcolonial. Argues, following Nathan Brown, that his ‘transcendental ... More


On being open to difference: cosmopolitanism and the psychoanalysis of groups

Jackie Stacey

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jackie Stacey's essay on the idea of being ‘open to difference’ is a discussion of her experiences of two very different groups: an academic centre for the study of cosmopolitan cultures and an ... More


Introduction: Gertrude Stein’s Transmasculinity

Chris Coffman

in Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438094
eISBN:
9781474449694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438094.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction provides an overview of Gertrude Stein’s Transmasculinity as well as a theoretical framework for understanding the relationship between Stein’s writings and her gender. By using ... More


Contemporary Muslim Women Interpreters of the Qurʾān: Hermeneutical Approach and Conception of Difference

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the hermeneutical and conceptual contributions of three Muslim women interpreters of the Qurʾān: Amina Wadud, Asma Barlas, and Riffat Hassan. It explores their Qurʾān-centered ... More


Epilogue: Reflections on Gender, Subjectivity and Power

Gabriele vom Bruck

in Mirrored Loss: A Yemeni Woman's Life Story

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917289
eISBN:
9780190055936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917289.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyses central foci of Amat al-Latif’s life trajectory and memory world. Recounting her life from a relational perspective, Amat al-Latif wishes to establish an enduring memory of her ... More


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