Postcolonial Masculinity: 1947, Partition Violence and Nationalism in the Indian Public Sphere

Feb. 1, 2006

If the humanities have a future as cultural criticism, and cultural criticism has a task at the present moment, it is no doubt to return us to the human where we do not expect to find it, in its frailty and at the limits of its capacity to make sense...

Unintended Consequences of the Feminist Sex/Gender Distinction

Jan. 2, 2006

[1] The average person does not distinguish between “sex” and “gender,” and uses the two terms interchangeably. The same can be said of a significant number of social scientists. For instance, an unsystematic review of one recent issue of Sociological Forum and several recent issues of American Journal of Sociology...