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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ann Pellegrini This essay examines the role of sincerity in several recent US Supreme Court cases on religious freedom in which plaintiffs successfully sought religious exemptions from otherwise applicable state or federal laws: Hosanna-Tabor , Hobby Lobby , and Holt . Under a religious sincerity...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ed Cohen In the wake of the US Supreme Court decision in Obergefell et al. v. Hodges , US citizens can now claim a right to marriage without regard to their genital anatomy. No doubt this genital indiscrimination has much to recommend it. Yet we might wonder why this achievement represents the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Clause differentiated “Indian tribes” from “foreign nations” and “several states.” 12 According to Vine Deloria Jr. and David E. Wilkins, Marshall sought to distinguish Indigenous nations from foreign nations because under the US Constitution foreign nations can directly appeal to the Supreme Court...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Court — what is clear is that, through it, the form, terms, and stakes of the US/Mexico border are being reconfigured as the platform for a new political order and rationality. In other words, regardless of the out- come of these laws, their very passage...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... appears once we’ve brought it home and unwrapped it—so too might we recognize the tarnished nature of our president, appointed by Supreme Court fiat. Just as the commodity is a sham, so too might we see our president, scripting himself...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Kansas in 1867 not onto their own lands, as they understood, but onto the lands of the Cherokee Nation. They were subsequently forced by the US Supreme Court to submit to Cherokee jurisdictional authority and the Cherokee’s 1899 agreement to allotment. The criminally fraudulent and armed conflicts that...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... same years, Ida B. Wells was leading an urgent civil rights movement to end the public, ritualized murder of Blacks by White lynch mobs. By the time members of the NAACP were courting the US military in 1917, the state murder of Black people had proceeded as a strident reprimand against Blacks, and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nicholas Mirzoeff Based on a full reading of the transcript of the grand jury hearings concerning the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August 2014, this article uses the transcript as an archive to demonstrate how the informal systems of racial hierarchy in the United States...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... recent US Supreme Court decisions that intentionally dismantle essential aspects of statutory liability put in place as a means to address institutionalized bias. 2 Yet, antidiscrimination jurisprudence, organized around notions of discriminatory intent and equal protection, nonetheless remains...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... course, underwrites this biopolitics of property and exchange, it is often secondary in the case of the Dumpster. Even the US Supreme Court has upheld the freedom to pick through other people’s trash.33 The second insight of Agamben’s work is that it draws our attention to the continued...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... standards,” removing the possibility of any reference to the broad problems of racial violence and injustice then permeating the nation: 1896, it should be remembered, was the year of the Supreme Court ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson, affirming the constitutionality of the “separate but equal” doctrine...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... imperialism across the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, with specific attention to the performative effects of photography. Recent debates on the uses of the archive in contemporary photography highlight the affective qualities of iconic national or personal images. However, Shah's work resists such...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... wanted to demonstrate that Schmeiser had intentionally saved, segregated, and cultivated Roundup-­resistant canola seeds.” The court ruled in favor of Monsanto, and this decision was subsequently upheld at both the federal and Supreme Court levels. How...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... postcolonial theory is still a productive approach, this entry questions the applicability of the postcolonial paradigm to study sixteenth-century Latin America, nineteenth-century Africa, or the twentieth-century Caribbean. The Caribbean and Latin America are used as a disciplinary counterpoint, to trace the...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Supreme Court’s invocation of human rights law in Lawrence v. Texas represents a rather modest use of international law in aid of constitutional interpretation” (Gerald Neuman, “The Uses of International Law in Constitutional Interpreta- tion,” American Journal of...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
... threats to family, person, and property. “The Frontier of Freedom”: Settler Violence and Leftist Rhetoric Despite their seeming ideological distance from Beck’s pseudohistory or the US Supreme Court’s Heller decision, many contemporary leftist theo...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... contemporary declarations about the sanctity of Second Amendment rights, which resound ever more vehemently after contemporary mass shootings in the United States, the intent of the Second Amendment has long been under debate, settled, and then revised by the Supreme Court. The amendment reads simply, “A well...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Transcript of Testi- mony, District Court, Yuba County, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, California State Archives, Sacramento, APWA #359 (June 1928). 8. “Hindu” was both the formal and informal racial category used to describe migrants from colonial India. Most early...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... arrangements to remove to Indian territory; the Cherokee Nation, however, had sent delegates to the US Supreme Court in June 1830, six months prior to Jackson’s address, to seek an injunction against the state of Georgia to prevent the state from enforcing laws that would strip the Cherokee Nation of its...