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Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Éléonore Lépinard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

For more than two decades Islamic veils, niqabs, and burkinis have been the object of intense public scrutiny and legal regulations in many Western countries, especially in Europe, and feminists have ... More


Paradox of the Idler: Diderot

Pierre Saint-Amand

in The Pursuit of Laziness: An Idle Interpretation of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149271
eISBN:
9781400838714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149271.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores how Diderot makes the idler into a figure of modernity. Diderot's idler appears in urban space. In the title character of Le Neveu de Rameau (Rameau's Nephew), he offers an ... More


Bioprecarity as Categorical Framing

Doris Leibetseder

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse bioprecarity in terms of two dimensions of Foucault’s biopolitics, categorization and subjectivization (Foucault 1977, 1982, 2002, 2008). With examples of ... More


Conclusions

Gabriele Griffin and Doris Leibetseder

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The conclusion outlines how the different chapters in the volume have contributed to elucidating the concept of bioprecarity. This involves analysing the complex entanglements created by the ... More


A Community of Sense

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The chapter opens with a distinction between political activism and artmaking by suggesting that activism tends to push the political as subject matter, while art has moved away this century from ... More


Afterword

Samuel A. Chambers

in The Lessons of Rancière

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927210
eISBN:
9780199980529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927210.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This afterword departs more significantly from Rancière's own writings, as it makes an argument that Rancière himself has tended to resist. The chapter suggest that queer theory can serve to ... More


Subjectivity Without Subjects: Reinventing the Figure of the Witness

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents a study on Médecins Sans Frontières and Médecins du Monde assistance programs in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to analyze the transformation of the status of witnesses in ... More


Creativity, Culture and Character

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter stresses the importance of Humboldt's relationship with Goethe and Schiller. Those great poets and playwrights inspired Humboldt and kept his mind focused upon the fundamental ... More


The Deleuzian Subject

Cheri Lynne Carr

in Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his earliest work, Deleuze presents a relational theory of subjectivity in constant flux. The larval, passive flux becomes an active subject capable of saying “I” through the exercise of certain ... More


Neoliberal Governmentality

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the complex phenomenon known as neoliberalism reveals a radicalization and further internalization of the economic regime of desire, which defines liberalism, and which ... More


The Consolations of Recognition

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter extends the critical conclusion introduced in the previous chapter. Its main claim is that recognition is essentially misrecognition. Recognition is supposed to be about people’s right ... More


Hesitant Sovereignties: Logics, Logistics, and Aesthetics of French Rule

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 7 revisits the problems of colonialism and the colonial state by analyzing the brittle foundations of French power in rural Senegal and the deeply contested history of colonial rule in the ... More


To Begin With

Fernando Vidal and Francisco Ortega

in Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276073
eISBN:
9780823277100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276073.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The introduction presents the basic question this book seeks to explore: How did the idea that humans are essentially their brains become thinkable? It also positions itself not “against” brain ... More


Theorizing Feminism: Politics, Morals, and Emotions

Éléonore Lépinard

in Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter develops the implications of considering feminism as a moral and political project and articulates this conception with intersectionality. It argues that to capture both the political ... More


Feminist Whiteness

Éléonore Lépinard

in Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on feminist whiteness, a concept it introduces and defines as the product of a process of political subjectivation as a white feminist. The concept captures the various ... More


Resisting Whiteness, Claiming Feminism: Racialized Feminists’ Moral Addresses

Éléonore Lépinard

in Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes how racialized feminists have forged specific political vocabularies to name and politicize their relationships with white feminists in the context of the headscarf debates. ... More


Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Bernhard Siegert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions ... More


Narratives of Politics and Leadership

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses whether narratives of politics and leadership that women members of Parliament employ and perform suggest that women’s precarious position within Parliament, party politics, and ... More


Dissensus in the Community: Disrupting Neoliberal Affects in La Comunidad

Mónica López Lerma

in Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics, Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474442046
eISBN:
9781474495691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442046.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter three rethinks the notions of political community and democracy through Alex de la Iglesia’s La Comunidad (2000), and places them in the context of the anxieties attending Spain’s integration ... More


Subjectivation, the Social and a (Missing) Account of the Social Formation: Judith Butler’s ‘Turn’

Samuel A. Chambers

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/9780748678846.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages closely with Butler’s self-named “theory of subjection.” It demonstrates that by reading Althusser through Hegel, Butler strips away Althusser’s rich understanding of the social ... More


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