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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...” and quite literally backgrounds the reciprocities of nineteenth-century contexts of violence: the Civil War specifically, and genocide and enslavement more generally. The article reveals a correspondence between the Confederacy, white militias, and the so-called peace-making efforts on the Great Plains...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... U.S. interventions in open or secret civil wars that would kill millions and devastate civil society through the end of the century. The engagements of the essays in Social Text 's first hundred issues offer an instructive map of engagements with Latin America and a history of critical movements...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... sovereignty. Global sovereignty is here taken as the enmeshing of three forces: the neoliberal state and its abdication of fundamental responsibilities to citizens, the hand of the global economy in civil war, and the role of international law. The author suggests that contemporary global sovereignty...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Thulani Davis This article describes the process of looking across post–Civil War political, labor, and social archives for black community formations, black imaginaries around freedom, and fugitive legislative changes in an attempt to recover freed people's theorizing of the political. © Thulani...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–Civil War nation, yet direct black voices remain submerged, available most often in public sources like newspapers and sermons or in scant and skeletal personal writings. The most vivid black voices are to be found in more troublesome sources: those mediated by sympathetic whites who recorded the words...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Chrisoula Lionis Mona Hatoum is one of the most internationally recognized and acclaimed Palestinian artists working today. Born in Lebanon and residing in the United Kingdom since 1975 (when she was unable to return to her home following the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war), Hatoum has produced...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to a racial state that reinscribed the racist order of White supremacism. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 war civil religion sacrifice African American soldiers World War I racial state From the early years of the buffalo soldiers following the US Civil War to the First World War...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and criminals, as well as colonial and civil con- flict, remained perpetually outside this bracketing.3 Containing Soviet totalitarianism, the sine qua non of the official cold war, might thus be seen as a transitional phase in the colonial bracketing of war. What U.S. cold-war historians have...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... like Rousseau, for example, will take up the new question of “civil religion,” evaluating which forms of religion are conducive to public unity and which threaten divisiveness.59 Here the issue of war and violence arises as an answer to a secular modern “problem,” a Jewish or Muslim problem...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and employment of establishing substance use disorder as a (white) disability and not a (black) criminal liability as it was understood throughout the Reagan-Bushera War on Drugs. These racially disparate characterizations of substance use disorder help shape and in turn are perpetuated by the respective...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...-­first century might, in fact, look more like the nineteenth century, when the Civil War and industrialization first produced mass maiming of American bodies, than like the twentieth century, which featured instantly fatal forms of warfare, advanced limb-­saving surgery, and widely avail- able...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and repeatedly remarked for its continued timeliness and uncanny prescience. Freud framed the essay as a response to the sense of disillu- sionment that was afflicting the European noncombatants of the war, who believed that a civilized relation to war had been lost and that, in its stead, Europe had been...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... an operation With the end of the Civil War in 1865, the United States faced the issue of how to manage a newly enfranchised population of black ex-slaves. Hence of power. the U.S. government established the Bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... classical liber- if we return alism. Both ultimately guarantee the peacefulness of their civil order by conducting a perpetual internal war against wayward and resistant forms to Foucault’s of life. They paradoxically assert a simultaneous state of war and peace. What is new, however...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in 1936 and went to battle Franco’s fascist forces in the Spanish civil war, most were galvanized not only by socialist and anti-imperial ideals but also by a Pan-Africanist consciousness that prized Islamic Spain as a glorious era when African civilization extended into Europe. Inspired...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Continental colonization by the United States prior to the Civil War interlinked settler governmental and juridical conflicts over how to manage the displacement of Indigenous peoples, the territorial extension of slavery, sectional disputes, and immigrant frontier settlement. The ultimately failed settler...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... cinema on the skin of a trans- sexual body. In this respect, the violence that produces the sex change becomes a means to acknowledge how deeply the violence of the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath is etched on Spain’s social...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... contingencies, what constituencies, what ontologies are of tactical use in the struggle for a life worth living? The question takes this form in a world rendered tactical, in a social context that Matteo Pasquinelli describes with the phrase “immaterial civil war” 20 and, I must add, so as not to elide forms...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 23–37.
Published: 01 June 2007
... terminates in death and aims to destroy a community.4 Nowhere was this strategy adopted more ferociously than in Peru and Guatemala during the civil wars of the 1980s and 1990s by armies engaged in a scorched-earth policy against insurgency. In both...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the seizure of indigenous land. Land therefore became a money equivalent not through positive sale, but through debt and loss; foreclosure was a tool of indigenous dispossession.” 10 This constellation of debt, public debt, and the waging of war continues through the US Civil War. A notable instance...