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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... through fiscal investment but through the uneven and differential distribution of many different forms of value, many bourgeois Asian and Asian diasporic subjects, including some that we might identify as “Asian American,” are afforded what Aihwa Ong describes as capital’s extension of “pastoral care” to...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Summer Kim Lee This article considers how the act of staying in, rather than going (or coming) out, gives shape to the racial performativity of Asian American asociality. What the author calls “Asian American asociality” speaks to how Asian Americans have been racially figured as a problem for and...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... , edited by Jennifer Terry and Melodie Calvert. New York:Routledge. Wang, Oliver. 1998. Asian Americans and hip-hop. Asian Week, 12-28 November. www.asianweek.com/111298/coverstory.html . Race, Sex, and Nerds...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... America. The essay also foregrounds a methodological question, one that underlines the vexed relationship between visual histories of South Asia and the visual economies of race and religion in the United States. Viewing Shah's drawings demands a different perspective on South Asian American visual...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Menon killed a store clerk from Pakistan, blinded a clerk from Bangladesh, and then, saying “God Bless America,” murdered Vasudev Patel, an Indian immigrant.1 These were not random acts of violence. Mistaken as being of Middle Eastern descent, many South Asian Americans/immigrants, along with...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... spectrum, community advo- unintended. cates, welfare pundits, and ethnic journalism insist that Asian American poverty resides in a sphere quite distinct, if not contradistinctive, to that of the black culture of poverty.11 So too, on the scholarly front, social...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Chandan Reddy Duke University Press 2005 Asian Diasporas, Neoliberalism, and Family RE VIEWING THE C A SE FOR HOMOSE XUAL A SYLUM...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Estuar Reyes The presence of Filipinos as corporeal and discursive subjects within both America and Asian America has long been contested. On one hand, the dynamic juridical status of Filipinos in America has ranged from American colonial subjects and American nationals to naturalized and...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that give those words meaning. Thus, the film offers an explanation for why Vang’s claim to racial victimization could not hold. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 hate speech racial harassment violence Hmong Asian American “Whether or Not Words Were Said . . . ” Chai Soua Vang, G r a...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- versial figure from early Asian American print history, Wong Chin Foo (1847–98) was an outspoken critic of Chinese exclusion, best remem- bered as the founder of the first Chinese American newspaper in New York and the Chinese Equal Rights League. Arriving...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., to nineteenth-century maps of the Pacific drawn by American cartogra- phers, to American postcards featuring Native American women, the bare brown bosoms of indigenous women were markers of savagery, colo- nial desire, and a justification for Western imperial rule. A...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... movement, antiracist social movements among blacks, Chicano/Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and the labor movement. These historical circumstances mean that theorizations of racialized sexuality do not...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... president and senior director for Near East and South Asian affairs at the National Security Council.16 As Indyk had been raised and educated in Australia, he had to be quickly naturalized as an American citizen in order to join the Clinton administration. After his stint on the National Security...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Adrián Pérez Melgosa This essay researches the complex role that films portraying Anglo-Latin romances have played in the construction, dissemination, and reconstruction of Latin Americanism—the set of discourses representing and theorizing Latin America from local, U.S., and European...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Social Text 110 • Spring 2012 2 9 Asian American, Chicano/Chicana, and Latino/Latina studies as well as in gender, women’s, sexuality, disability, and feminist studies as far back as these disciplines go. If Edward Said...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... when it comes to federal Indian policy. 43 As Byrd reminds us, “There are in fact currently over 565 places in the United States where African American, Euro-Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/as and citizens of at least 564 indigenous nations cannot vote as a matter of law, and those are the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Rosalind Morris What explains the social power of music in the United States today? What allows Americans to invoke it as the cause of antisocial violence, as well as of personal expressivity? This essay contemplates the peculiar American invention of a musical culture defined by generation, which...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Alyosha Goldstein This essay focuses on class action lawsuits brought by African American and Native American farmers against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for discrimination in the administration of its farm loan programs. The author argues that to see the broad significance of these...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... material difference also accomplish critical work: to posit a Muslim, queer, black, Latinx, Asian American, or disabled superhero gives particularity to that character and renders it a site of potential recognition for those readers who might identify with that subject position, whether as a self...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...) studies but also African American studies and Asian American studies from the public education curriculum.1 Though the fate of this legislation remains to be seen2 — indeed, as I revisit these pages the case itself is being heard by the US Supreme...