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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...KT Thompson This article traces a discursive lineage from a 2013 Second Amendment billboard campaign in Colorado to visual accounts of white settler nostalgia that circulated in the 1860s. The billboard foregrounds fantasies of indigeneity for a contemporary political discourse of “gun rights” and...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... American enemy, directly creating the gang violence in the Northern Triangle. This article considers if the cost of security for the US citizenship is borne by the insecurity of Central American citizenship. The second half of the article examines fictionalized accounts drawn from the testimonies of women...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Indians and federal gun law, “Indi- ans and Guns,” American Indians are not in fact fully protected by the Second Amendment. Tribal governments are not bound by the Second Amendment in their sovereign ability to regulate gun ownership on tribal...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... . Federici Sylvia . 2004 . Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulatio . New York : Autonomedia . French Howard W. 2014 . China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa . New York : Knopf . Goldstein Alyosha . 2014...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 127–156.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and, second, on the utility they provide society by exercising that expertise in the service of social needs.17 Professional standards, institu- tionalized by professional organizations, function as guarantees of expert...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... special issue on race/religion/war, my argument is twofold: first, I am interested in the neoliberal reframing of religious subjects and religious freedom; second, building on Leerom Medovoi’s conception of “dogma-line racism,” 16 I wonder at the links between the Court’s and legislators’ increasing...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a second phase in 2013, I focus on its inaugural moments here.) First I present a brief description of each movement. Initiated by thousands of (overwhelmingly black) people incarcer- ated in men’s prisons across the state, the...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... central problems in the teaching of certain MEALAC professors that he feels infringe on students’ academic freedom: first, these professors focus too heavily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in their classes, to the exclusion of other important issues in the Middle East; and, second...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
...” suffering, has it been adequately described, and is it well enough known? The second ones are, was the collective vision that inspired the victims a vision that Americans might once again appreciate? Are the victims’ voices convincing? In what ways does anticommunism still frame such questions, to...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... that the shock of two events enabled Du Bois to supersede this role: the first was the wreck of the global depression, and the second his reading of Marx. This turn is captured in “Education and Work” and subsequent addresses published...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... institutions, these groups cas- caded to second-tier universities and community colleges, and their drop- out rates rose, a phenomenon that scholarly studies attribute to insufficient financial aid and chilly campus climates.6 In July 2003 the Supreme Court resolved the conflict over Justice...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... pairs of twin brothers who must wrest power from the lords of the underworld. The first pair fails and are beheaded, but the second, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, succeed by tricking the lords into asking for their own destruction. Meso...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... medium for conveying human ideas and intentions, as if ideas and intentions could exist outside their material constitution in writing and speech. The second is that languages are inherently unequal in their ability to communicate and, as such, can be...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... crying that lasted for days. The pediatrician proved unhelpful, so Sofía took her to a healer who, after holding the baby for a few seconds, gave a diagnosis of susto —fright sickness. Her condition was probably compounded by the fact that her crib was close to a spot on the wall with too many electric...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
... counteract the fear and shame of social stigma. Second, it enables the formation of a community within which to create a social identity, a culture, and a political power base. Finally, by coming out, gay men and lesbians are able to present publicly, interpret, and argue for the social value of a...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Amendment. The same-sex marriage issue, one of many issues dear to the FRC and the religious Right (such as abortion, contraception, stem-cell research, Internet pornography, decency laws), is now the boutique issue, successfully...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... second, what does this discursive articulation tell us about crises in racial capital, state capacity, and nationalism? Hall shows how the articulation of the mugger was a driver of authoritarian populism that cathected anxieties about political, economic, and social instabilities occurring at multiple...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... from all sides of the political spectrum have begun to attach phrases like “one part P. T. Barnum,” “grafter,” “con artist” and “cargo cult.” 17 As these pamphlets show, in the years encompassing the passage of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments in 1865 and 1868, the Plessy v. Ferguson...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Bethany E. Moreton Duke University Press 2007 The Soul of Neoliberalism In 1992, the champion economics student in Arkansas bore the demo- Bethany E. graphically unlikely surname of Díaz. Competing in his second language...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
... governments (panchayats). The Seventy-third Amendment Act of 1992 codified the reservation of 33 per- cent of seats at the panchayat level for women and schedule castes and schedule tribes. The emerging non-Brahmin, non-upper...