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Fetishism and faith in the Spirit, following the older paths of animism, perform along contradictory codes.
On the one hand, this is the narrative fetishism of the gangsters themselves--they substituted their relatives' lives for these impressive gravestones (Figs.
According to DSM IV, fetishism falls into the category of paraphilias and is recognized as the revelation of one's sexual urges or behavior, or intensely sexually arousing fantasies by using such nonhuman objects as women's underwear.
Arguing that the discourses of melancholia and fetishism "collude to produce the illusion of an intact present .
Let's just hope that protest might make the multi-million dollar industry that is US fashion think again about staging this particular piece of ugly fetishism.
Dressing up for sex only becomes a problem when one partner can't perform without certain items of clothing - but that's real fetishism.
Recently style and connoisseurship have been dismissed as a reactionary fetishism of origins.
Not the fetishism of the swoosh, but the subversive idea that wearing Nike shoes is actually like saying, "I cashed in and I could care less about staying true to any unspoken skate ethics.
I do not mean to imply that methodological fetishism has hijacked sociology; I mean to say qualitative inquiry in sociology challenges a certain amount of disciplinary orthodoxy (Berg 2004:3; Miles and Huberman 1994).
Although this goal does not challenge capitalist consumption and exploitation, the choice to work to be seen, known and desired, and to define an aspect of consumer culture such as pornography, symbolizes a profound aspiration on the part of some Black women to utilize an embodied commodity fetishism for the purposes of self-advancement.
What interests me here is not just the heterosexual sodomizing of the male protagonist--something I missed entirely when I was writing Hemingway's Fetishism, but which Richard Fantina recently noted in the pages of The Hemingway Review but rather the intensity of the male protagonist's conviction that he has been physically transformed into a girl, however temporarily, by this act.
And in the end, the characters are in bondage to metaphor--which is, after all, the paradox of fetishism.