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  • differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies

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    Current Volume: 30
    Frequency: Three issues annually
    ISSN: 1040-7391
    e-ISSN: 1527-1986

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    †Naomi Schor
    Elizabeth Weed, Brown University
    Ellen Rooney, Brown University

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  • Description

    differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies first appeared in 1989 at the moment of a critical encounter—a head-on collision, one might say—of theories of difference (primarily Continental) and the politics of diversity (primarily American). In the ensuing years, the journal has established a critical forum where the problematic of differences is explored in texts ranging from the literary and the visual to the political and social. differences highlights theoretical debates across the disciplines that address the ways concepts and categories of difference—notably but not exclusively gender—operate within culture.

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