Adrienne Davis - Publications

For the most recent list of publications, please see the current CV [view].

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Bad Girls of Art & Law: Abjection, Power & Sexuality Exceptionalism in (Kara Walker's) Art and (Janet Halley's) Law,” 23 Yale Journal of Law & Feminism 1 (2011) [SSRN
  • “Regulating Polygamy: Intimacy, Default Rules, and Bargaining for Equality,” 110 Columbia Law Review 1955 (2010) [SSRN]
  • “Historic and Modern Social Movements for Reparations: The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA) and Its Antecedents” (with A.A. Aiyetoro), 16 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 687 (2010) (Symposium on Lawyers of Color) [SSRN
  • “Making Up is Hard to Do: An Epistolary Exchange on Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation in the Law School Classroom” (with R. Chang), 33 Harvard Journal of Gender and Law 1 (2010) [SSRN
  • “The ‘Sexual Economy’ of American Slavery,” Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women’s Studies (reprint) (eds. S.M. James, F.S. Foster, & B. Guy-Sheftall), The Feminist Press, CUNY (2009)

Recent Review and Other Essays

  • "Three Snapshots of Scholarly Engagement: Catharine MacKinnon's Ethical Entrenchment, Transformative Politics, and Personal Commitment," 47 Tulsa Law Review (2011) 
  • "Erotic Entitlements Part I: A Reply to Sex Therapy in the Age of Viagra: "Money Can't Buy Me Love,”" 35 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 421 (2011)
  • “Masculinity & Interracial Intimacy in ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Gran Torino,’” 32 New Political Science 163 (2010) [SSRN
  • “Introduction: Symposium on The Politics of Identity After Identity Politics” 33 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 1 (2010) [PDF]
  • "Introduction to the Symposium: Mass Incarceration and Masculinity through a Black Feminist Lens" (with Annette Appell),  37 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 1 (2011) [PDF]

Other Representative Scholarship – Articles and Books Chapters

  • “Slavery and the Roots of Sexual Harassment,” Directions in Sexual Harassment (eds. C. MacKinnon & R. Siegel), Yale University Press (2003) [PDF]
  • “Don’t Let Nobody Bother Yo’ Principle: The Sexual Economy of American Slavery,” Sister Circle: Black Women and Work (ed. S. Harley), Rutgers University Press (2002) [PDF]

Working Papers

  • “Leash Life: Toward a Theory and Doctrine of Pet Inheritance” 
  • “Re-Thinking Interracial Intimacy” 
  • "The Jurisprudence & Justice of Reparations"
  • “From Duke LAX to Live Nude Girls Unite!: Interrogating Feminist Discourses of Sex for Hire” 
  • "From Pancakes to Broadway: Managing Women, the Care Crisis, and Economic Personality in Imitation of Life"

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