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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... The Border Ne x t Door: New York Migr aciones “You need to think about the point of view of someone who leaves home to Carlos Ulises go several thousand miles to find a working-class job, knowing that when Decena and you cross the border you leave your rights behind. You will...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lopamudra Basu Duke University Press 2002 The Poet in the Public Sphere A Conversation with Meena Alexander NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 2002 The...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Benjamin, Walter. 1968 . Illuminations . New York: Schocken. Bloomberg, Michael R. 2002. “Inaugural Address.” City of New York Web Site, 12 September 2001, www.nyc.gov/html/om/html/2002a/inauguraladdress.html . ____. 2003 . “State of the City Address.” Vol. 2003 . Bowles, Jonathan. 2001...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Carlos Ulises Decena; Michele G. Shedlin; Angela Martínez Duke University Press 2006 “Los hombres no mandan aquí” N arr ating Immigr ant Genders a nd Se xualities in New York El me decía [en...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... life — in New York, especially — since the 1960s. In this critical interview, Benderson discusses urgent political issues relevant to his practice as an author, including gentrification in New York and the decline in the critical currency of counterculture; his processes and practices as a writer of...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... negative feelings into political potentials. In examination of two New York Times feature articles from the mid-1970s, the essay suggests that depression and economic crisis have been ineluctably linked in the recent period of neoliberalism. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Depression Today, or...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Nico Baumbach; Damon R. Young; Genevieve Yue This interview was conducted with Fredric Jameson on 13 March 2014 in New York City and has been lightly edited for clarity. On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of “Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism” in...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... contemporary art context. The comparison of the “postmodern savage” series entitled the Caliban Codex , part of an exhibition mounted at the Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery in New York City (1992), with more recent work exhibited at the Western Front Gallery in Vancouver (2006) reveals how Durham continues to vex the...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José Quiroga Originally delivered as a talk in a New York University conference titled Queer Cuba, organized by José Esteban Muñoz and others, this essay explores the present and the past histories of homosexuality and revolution, and it zeroes in on the work and presence of a group of young Cuban...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sujatha Fernandes This article focuses on the use of narratives and personal storytelling in the New York Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights campaign. I argue that while stories told to the media and at the legislature helped bring mostly undocumented domestic workers a sense of visibility and...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Junaid Rana This essay draws on ethnographic research in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, to illuminate how the concepts of becoming and infrastructure reveal insights into racialization and the workings of the counterterror state. I discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman This essay examines the sonic archive of tape recording artist Tony Schwartz, in particular his 1955 Folkways album Nueva York: A Tape Documentary of Puerto Rican New Yorkers . Working from assumptions located in sound studies, I argue that Schwartz's recordings are...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Pilar A. Parra and into rural areas.1 New York State is not an exception to this trend. Many Max J. Pfeffer rural communities are becoming more diverse, and without the influx of minorities, they would be experiencing population decline.2 One source of immigrants increasingly likely to...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Gallery, New York, 1982. Copyright © 2002 Donald Goddard. Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York edge production in the university, particularly that of the Situationists, into the American context. In discussing the difference between multime- dia and intermedia in Fluxus work, Ina Blom...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and trans justice organizing. TransJustice, one of the two major ini- tiatives of the Audre Lorde Project in New York City, is a political group created by and for trans and gender-­nonconforming people of color. Trans­ Justice works to mobilize its...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Mohammed A. Bamyeh Duke University Press 2000 1. bamyeh 2/11/00 10:51 AM Page 1 The New Imperialism SIX THESES...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... NEW REGIME OF CONSUMPTION If the work of the culture industry for Adorno and Horkheimer was the Arvind production of a logic of commodification that inhibited critical aware- Rajagopal ness, Walter Benjamin understood culture rather as the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... failure to silence the other speech that it denounces, is hereby noted. Notes 1. Louis Althusser, “The International of Decent Feelings,” in The Spectre of Hegel, trans. G. M. Goshgarian (New York: Verso, 1997), 23. 2...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Lisa Taraki The Palestinian town of Ramallah, possibly on the lowest rung of urban hierarchies in the region, is a peripheral town trying to become a city on the fringes of the Arab world. Its nascent new middle class partakes enthusiastically in the trans-Arab, urban, middle-class ethos elaborated...