Leading off this issue of Signs is Anna Hájková’s “Sexual Barter in Times of Genocide: Negotiating the Sexual Economy of the Theresienstadt Ghetto,” the winner of the 2013 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. The article draws on archival material, memoirs, and interview data to relate a remarkable story about gender power in a […]
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Taking an expansive approach to the many valences of “sex,” this issue brings together perspectives from sociologists, historians, anthropologists, and science studies scholars to consider the emergence of sex as a category, its surprising geographical and historical variability, and its imbrication with processes of regulation, racialization, and commodification. The issue challenges any attempt to ground […]