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Conflict Is Not Abuse

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 9781551526447
Genre : History
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From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between Conflict and Abuse, Schulman directly addresses our contemporary culture of scapegoating. This deep, brave, and bold work reveals how punishment replaces personal and collective self-criticism, and shows why difference is so often used to justify cruelty and shunning. Rooting the problem of escalation in negative group relationships, Schulman illuminates the ways cliques, communities, families, and religious, racial, and national groups bond through the refusal to change their self-concept. She illustrates how Supremacy behavior and Traumatized behavior resemble each other, through a shared inability to tolerate difference. This important and sure to be controversial book illuminates such contemporary and historical issues of personal, racial, and geo-political difference as tools of escalation towards injustice, exclusion, and punishment, whether the objects of dehumanization are other individuals in our families or communities, people with HIV, African Americans, or Palestinians. Conflict Is Not Abuse is a searing rejection of the cultural phenomenon of blame, cruelty, and scapegoating, and how those in positions of power exacerbate and manipulate fear of the "other" to achieve their goals. Sarah Schulman is a novelist, nonfiction writer, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and AIDS historian, and the author of eighteen books. A Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellow, Sarah is a Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island. Her novels published by Arsenal include Rat Bohemia, Empathy, After Delores, and The Mere Future. She lives in New York.

Rape Culture And Religious Studies

Author : Rhiannon Graybill
ISBN : 9781498562850
Genre : Rape
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Rape Culture and Religious Studies: Critical and Pedagogical Engagements stages a critical engagement between religious texts and the problem of sexual violence. Rape and other forms of sexual violence are widespread on college and university campuses; they also occur in sacred texts and religious traditions. The volume addresses these difficult intersections as they play out in texts, traditions, and university contexts. The volume gathers contributions from religious studies scholars to engage these questions from a variety of institutional contexts and to offer a constructive assessment of religious texts and traditions.

Israel Denial

Author : Cary Nelson
ISBN : 9780253045072
Genre : Religion
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Israel Denial is the first book to offer detailed analyses of the work faculty members have published—individually and collectively--in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement; it contrasts their claims with options for promoting peace. The faculty discussed here have devoted a significant part of their professional lives to delegitimizing the Jewish state. While there are beliefs they hold in common—including the conviction that there is nothing good to say about Israel—they also develop distinctive arguments designed to recruit converts to their cause in novel ways. They do so both as writers and as teachers; Israel Denial is the first to give substantial attention to anti-Zionist pedagogy. No effort to understand the BDS movement’s impact on the academy and public policy can be complete without the kind of understanding this book offers. A co-publication of the Academic Engagement Network

Viral Dramaturgies

Author : Alyson Campbell
ISBN : 9783319703176
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book analyses the impact of HIV and AIDS on performance in the twenty-first century from an international perspective. It marks a necessary reaffirmation of the productive power of performance to respond to a public and political health crisis and act as a mode of resistance to cultural amnesia, discrimination and stigmatisation. It sets out a number of challenges and contexts for HIV and AIDS performance in the twenty-first century, including: the financial interests of the pharmaceutical industry; the unequal access to treatment and prevention technologies in the Global North and Global South; the problematic division between dominant (white, gay, urban, cis-male) and marginalised narratives of HIV; the tension between a damaging cultural amnesia and a potentially equally damaging partner ‘AIDS nostalgia’; the criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure; and, sustaining and sustained by all of these, the ongoing stigmatisation of people living with HIV. This collection presents work from a vast range of contexts, grouped around four main areas: women’s voices and experiences; generations, memories and temporalities; inter/national narratives; and artistic and personal reflections and interventions.

Configuring Internal Controls For Software As A Service

Author : Chong Ee
ISBN : 9780429807350
Genre : Computers
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This book taps into an inherent paradox: with the ease of reliance on external, cloud providers to provide robust functionality and regular enhancements comes, as their very own audited service organization control (SOC) reports are quick to point out, the need for client organizations to devise and sustain a system of effective internal controls. By addressing the practitioner in the field, it provides tangible, cost effective and thus pragmatic means to mitigate key risks whilst leveraging built-in cloud capabilities and overarching principles of effective system design.

Qed A Journal In Glbtq Worldmaking 5

Author : Charles E. Morris III
ISBN : 1684300754
Genre : Social Science
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Essays Hana Masri, "Queer Border Objects and the Sucio Material Politics of Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" Joshua Trey Barnett and Brandon S. Killen, "Catching Sight: Queer Worldmaking in a Glance" Tison Pugh, "Interracial Homosexuality and the White Southern Phallus in Kevin Sessums's Mississippi Sissy" Forum: Calling Spacey Out? Claire Sisco King, "Introduction" Joshua N. Morrison, "Anticipating the Mobilization of Queerness in the Rehabilitation of Kevin Spacey" Justin J. Rudnick, "Kevin Spacey's Coming Out and the Politics of Gay Victimhood" Dylan Rollo, "Display Case: Kevin Spacey's Shattered Closet, Integrity, and Image" Suzanne Marie Enck, "Accountability Amidst the 'Me Too' Reckoning: Kevin Spacey's Homopatriarchal Apologia" Meggie Mapes, "Bad Spacey: Retributive Justice and Queer Erasure" Christopher Purcell, "Hiding Behind Gayness: On Spacey and What It Means for Gay/Bisexual Youth" Shinsuke Eguchi, "Layers of Homonormativity in Kevin Spacey's Coming-Out Scandal" Ian Barnard, "Queer: Good Gay, Bad Gay, Black Gay, White Gay?" Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr., "Beyond Kevin Spacey: More than Scraps on the Cutting Room Floor" Book Reviews Erica R. Meiners, For the Children? Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State, reviewed by Jenna M. Loyd Sarah Schulman, Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair, reviewed by Kendall Gerdes Jennifer Tyburczy, Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display, reviewed by Thomas R. Dunn Jaclyn I. Pryor, Time Slips: Queer Temporalities, Contemporary Performance, and the Hole of History, reviewed by Myles W. Mason

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