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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11-36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... from the conduct of the 1991 National Census of the United Kingdom—the first ever to include a direct question on ethnicity—I analyze the myriad dimensions of racialized power and subjectivity at work in demographic knowledge production. In the process, I suggest that the 1991 census reveals less about...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1-28.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Coleman Nye On June 13, 2013, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that isolated, unmodified DNA cannot be patented, in the case of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. —a case that has been called the Brown v. Board of Education of genetic science. In line with Cheryl...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107-122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... life happily ever after. If nothing else, this ending demonstrates that even as capacious and tenacious an institution as heteronormative coupling cannot resolve the myriad differences between disparate Asian diasporic racial formations, much to the dismay of those rooting for neo-liberal capitalism...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1-5.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ship and the making of culture, adoption (except in faraway places like Oceania) has been oddly absent. Transnational adoption, in particular, pro- vokes myriad questions about race, culture, and nation; about genes, kin- ship, and...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181-191.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., diminish them, gentrify them out of the neighborhood, deport them, profit from them, pave them over, and be done with them. I want to invite us to resist this praxis and to guard closely against finding ourselves in service of its decimating logics. I would suggest, given the myriad ways the...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109-134.
Published: 01 September 2003
... exploitation that significantly marked colonial social relation- ships. However, as an ailing institution that refuses to die, colonialism is pervasively present in myriad forms, from government practices of cor- ruption and bureaucratic inefficiency to strict racial/social hierarchies and familial...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9-15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... economy have shown myriad secret liaisons with outsourced multinational production systems, the larger fact is that hundreds of millions of new urbanites must further subdivide the periph- eral economic niches of personal service, casual labor, street vending, rag picking, begging, and crime...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121-127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ever be, yet his face seems occluded, his visage ever retreating. The patient, pale face, light blue robe, is hooked up to myriad wires, tubes, screens, con- nected to the bomb that fuels him with pharmakon — that is, matter that poisons while healing at the very same time. The relation between...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13-34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... player-piano, and the myriad questions — legal, cultural, phenomenological — raised by recording and mechanical reproduction were generally associated with not one but both technologies. For example, in the congressional hearings that led to the...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89-107.
Published: 01 June 2016
... by African/ist curators, critics, and art historians who have, in recent decades, limned the contours of a collective project that is, despite myriad differences in individual approach, profoundly utopian in nature. This last group—typified by a younger generation of curators, such as Christine Eyene...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143-157.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and the world. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Toward a “Great Unity” Theories of Subjectivity in China in the Early Decades of the Modern Era Wang Xiaoming Translated by Darwin H. Tsen Of the myriad historical processes that define modern China,1 the Chi- nese Revolution is...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87-103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... identify, in the myriad scenes of social and cultural life, traces of a “nonmodern” and Indian consciousness, one that has remained, as he The Aura of Authenticity 89 5. Mufti 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 90...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1-10.
Published: 01 September 2010
... communica- tions media, including those that communicate people from one place to another. Compounding the world’s motility today are fluctuating aca- demic arenas in which interdisciplinarity displaces field and transnational- ism blurs the bounds of nation. Yet despite myriad dimensions of motion...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1-11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... recent account of Peruvian subtes. Since we cannot know in advance what shape a revolutionary politics will take, it behooves us to take seriously all the myriad ways in which revolt is danced, drunk, spit, and sung. Perhaps unusually for an activist...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29-55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... experiences: the emotionally charged moments of delivery of their Embodying Chinese Culture 31 children, visits to the orphanage, and myriad anxieties, difficulties, joys, and surprises. These trips...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83-106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... sum of its parts. Derivatives too are made of numbers, but their price eludes consistent quantification; the relation between the worth of a given hedge and the notional value it is attached to is slippery, their aggregate effect difficult to quantify. Taken together, however, these myriad...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1-12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... dealing with the unraveling of the postcolonial nationalist project with its incumbent promise of modern, educated, productive citizen-subjects. Rather, they have seen the deployment of myriad privatized individual and family projects for social...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101-115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... naturalization perpetuates racial inequality for African Ameri- cans is a concern for the citizenship status of African Americans them- selves. The myriad categorizations that exist within immigration law— everything from seasonal agricultural worker to “asylee” to “person residing under color of law” to...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189-199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... finally constitutes the clearest evidence of his feelings. More properly, Chomsky has become something like a sign of the myriad other modes of political being that do not fall under the umbrella of elite American excep- tionalism and whose...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127-138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... disparate and contra- dictory on the surface (a terrain of seemingly autonomous business and military operations) is nourished by a common dense and entangled rhi- zomatic mass. Its fruits are the myriad permutations of genetically modi- fied and hybridized soldiers and civilians...