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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rosalind C. Morris Duke University Press 2002 Theses on the Questions of War: History, Media, Terror Why does the history of the East appear as a history of religions? Rosalind C. —Karl Marx...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jasbir K. Puar; Amit S. Rai Duke University Press 2002 Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots How are gender and sexuality central to the current “war...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 257–262.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Allen Feldman As viewed through the lens of work published in Social Text on the governmentality of terror] this essay proposes that the trope of the terrorist signals the departure of a reliable and calculable enemy and the “unleashing of the incommensurable— that we now know as asymmetric war...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Emily Drumsta; Keith P. Feldman This article addresses a critical inflection point in the history of the long War on Terror: Israel’s 1992 deportation of over four hundred Palestinians to the “no-man’s-land” between Israel and Lebanon, and the camp that the deportees fashioned for the better part...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Bakirathi Mani In Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force , the Pakistani artist Seher Shah works with archival images of the 1903 Delhi Durbar and contemporary images of the U.S. “war on terror.” This essay examines how Shah's digital print binds together theaters of U.S. and British...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
... tension, and not without links to other empires. Security from the South thus encompasses imperial “war on terror” projects, but has a before and after to such projects, as security regimes across the Global South are enmeshed in longer histories of colonialism and racisms, religion, and gender/sexuality...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in multifarious ways the war on terror and its effects. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Tonal Disturbances Works on Paper by Jenny Perlin and Visible Collective Susette Min No matter what the tune, everyone knows the distinctive sound of a cell phone ringtone. The cell phone has become...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., then, in an act of self- determination, turns the act of terror into an act of war, which would seek to eliminate the source of fear and transform the world into a place where the mobility of some capital and some bodies becomes the sign of freedom and civilization. This suggests that the affect of terror...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and complacency, in the film infertility, if not directly leading to, has certainly played a considerable part Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar in the spread of world war, fascism, and terrorism. England has become a destination for refugees from...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... August 2016). 57 Harney and Moten, Undercommons . 58 Ibid., 38. References Aaronson Trevor . 2013 . The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism . New York : Ig . Ahmad Muneer I. 2002 . “ Homeland Insecurities: Racial Violence the Day...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as they would a tank or a missile. Today, con- nectivity is a weapon.”16 Linkage serves as a strategic concept that frames a distributed enemy and thus legitimates an invasive, violent, and (as the war on terror has demonstrated) permanent American response. While it is metaphorically possible...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... What do globalization and the war on terror share? The connection between these two frames for the present moment is easily obscured by the seemingly different levels of social reality they address: globalization names a broad and impersonal macroeconomic process, while war...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... targets, between the army general and the janitors working in the World Trade Center, Bush’s war against terror readily substitutes a crime suspect for what he had previously taken as a legitimate national govern- ment, which is then made equivalent to the populace. In the name of war against...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the geopolitical. 7 Here we see a convergence in both popular culture and scholarly analysis, wherein Euro-American actors remain the implicit subjects of the so-called war on terror, even among critiques that are anti-imperial in ethic and orientation. 8 Against the Eurocentric, heteronormative...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of opportunity.” Prevalent in normative immigration histories, this gender and racial exceptionalism has been mobilized most recently in nearly every facet of the rhetoric of the war on terrorism: third world others are envious of American...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and the calling of our generation.  — George W. Bush, 11 September 2006 Five years on, and without a victory in sight, the war on terror has been renewed with the same evangelical vigor by which it had been launched. While priding itself on the selectivity of its targets, the claim made...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... facilitated by the Oslo accords of 1993 and disguised under the name of “the peace process.” Within a year, however, the launching of the worldwide war on terror provided Washington with a new way to misrepresent the nature of Israel’s war against the Palestinians. A century-long history of dispossession...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., the binarism that Bush pro- poses in which only two positions are possible—to be for the war or for terrorism—makes it untenable to hold a position in which one opposes Social Text 72, Vol. 20, No. 3, Fall 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Judith Butler. The cry that both. Moreover, it is the same...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... their critics, the classical soci- ologists. Durkheim, Weber, Simmel feared anarchism as both a political movement and rival analysis, and they suppressed that fear.4 Anarchism was inserted in history, and history inserted in terror. So, today it would seem easy to declare an endless war on terror, when...