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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

orientalist stereotypes, rather than as individuals worthy of inclusion in the human family. The second mode of description relies implicitly on gendered categories, wherein the Algerians appear as hardened and potentially threatening men. Algeria is “still

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Christine Adams

held Madame de Maintenon responsible for encouraging Louis XIV's religious bigotry and especially the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. 81 But misogyny and stereotypes of feminine behavior have undergirded critiques of the political influence

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Jonathan G. Katz

astonishing propagation of tuberculosis” in Algiers. And she pushed back at the then prevailing stereotype about syphilis as an “Arab” disease. She wrote dismissively, “It's claimed that the most common disease among the natives is syphilis. Among the

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

Valérie in Platform using the term “submission”; her appeal is, quite literally, her complete submissiveness. Houellebecq contrasts Valérie to the bitter, aging feminist, Josiane, whom he reduces to the cruelest antifeminist stereotype, that is to say

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

, contesting negative stereotyping of Algerians living in France. 51 Jan Baetens, “History against the Grain: On the Relationship between Visual Aesthetics and Historical Interpretation in the Contemporary Spanish Graphic Novel,” Rethinking History: The

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Illegible Allegations

Navigating the Meanings of Rape in Colonial Algeria

Sarah Ghabrial

played into these stereotypes and colored the doctors’ judgment. Indeed, it is a cruel irony that rural sexual crime, aggravated by settler land expropriation and subsequent labor displacement (as discussed above), helped confirm in the minds of so

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Whitney Walton

intelligence with original thoughts who enjoyed maintaining an efficient and comfortable household and providing good food for her family and friends. Barine claimed that the stereotype of a housewife in the eyes of the current young generation was a woman in

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De Beauvoir, Existentialism and Marx

A Dialectic on Freedom

Angela Shepherd

Beauvoir sets out to achieve within The Second Sex is a greater sense of clarity for women – that sexual difference does not justify cultural stereotypes and socially accepted norms and that myths of femininity do not determine what women are. Clearly an

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

(Paris: Fayard, 1972); Michael Osborne, Nature, the Exotic and the Science of French Colonialism (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994); Patricia M. Lorcin, Imperial Identities: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Race in Colonial Algeria (New York: I

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Derrière le massacre d’État

Ancrages politiques, sociaux et territoriaux de la « démonstration de masse » du 17 octobre 1961 à Paris

Emmanuel Blanchard

contradiction avec les représentations habituelles d’émigrés que les stéréotypes médiatiques empathiques réduisaient au travail et à la misère 66 . Cette stupéfaction était notamment exprimée dans un article de Jean Cau, annoncé en une de l’Express le 26