(30) As I shall discuss below, these facts have important bearing on heterosociality
, social relations between men and women in Roman society.
(9) This "female availability" intended to contradict Iranian women's segregation and veiling in order to promote heterosexual desires through heterosociality
In "Re-membering Amrads and Amradnumas: Re-inventing the (Sedgwickian) Wheel,"Afsaneh Najmabadi maintains that the central pivot-point of the encounter of Iranian culture with Europe in the nineteenth century is "European gender heterosociality
and the public visibility of the European woman" (p.
(64) A 1932 Toronto Star article explained, "Young Chinese Canadians (65) are western through and through, western in their mode of living, in their pleasure, [and] in their dress." (66) Hollywood movies, shows at the local vaudeville theatre, English classes taken at churches servicing the community, and the behaviour of customers and people on the street provided all the education men needed in North American style and fashion, heterosociality
, and gender role expectations.
(Throughout her book, Schwarz uses the term "heterosociality
" instead of the more cumbersome "sex/gender system" used by a previous generation of feminist critics.
The entrenched and deep history of black male and female bodies as objects of erotic violence contribute to the normalization of certain configurations of intimate attachments, suffering, and relationality among black subjects, especially in heterosexuality and heterosociality
Drawing upon an impressive array of primary materials and theoretical works, Schwarz examines the consequences of taking masculinist institutions such as heterosociality
and patriarchy at their word and to their logical extremes.
This may be because female friendships are viewed as feminising and "homosexualising" and excessive heterosociality
is seen to threaten men's heterosexual and masculine credentials (Flood, 2003); credentials which are vital in the action genre.
Bersani argues that Genet imagines a kind of "nonrelational betrayal" which allows him solitude from the social injunction of heterosociality
But they're also the ones least under the control of conventional mores, and perhaps too much under the control of conventional ideologies that preclude the possibility of heterosociality
, and presume that the only possible relationships between women and men are sexual.
Moreover, if we do not assume the naturalness of heterosociality
, any more than the naturalness of heterosexuality, if we consider heterosocialization a social achievement, a learned performance, then the veil and gender segregation as institutions for the regulation of heterosociality
and the prevention of unlicensed heterosexuality have to be radically rethought.