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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Neel Ahuja This article offers a critique of the recently declassified U.S. Department of Justice memorandum that authorized the CIA to torture the suspected al-Qa'idah member Abu Zubaydah by placing him in a confinement box with an insect. The CIA claims that this form of coercive interrogation...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... toward professional degrees amid billion-dollar architectural projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi). The history of theater's institutional formation points to its complicity or vulnerability to the capitalist regime of the global university. This means that we have to view its disciplinary fissures, both...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 119–120.
Published: 01 June 2011
... DOI 1 0 . 1 2 1 5 / 0 1 6 4 2 4 7 2 - 1 2 5 9 5 0 6   © 2011 Duke University Press Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar ...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 125.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B2-2350-14 Social Text 108 • Vol. 29, No. 3 • Fall 2011 DOI 1 0 . 1 2 1 5 / 0 1 6 4 2 4 7 2 - 1 2 9 9 9 9 2   © 2011 Duke University Press 12 5 Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
... expressed in the faces of those who were its perpetrators. Michelle Brown had made this point already in 2005, when she wrote that the shock of the photographs from Abu Ghraib consisted in the “patriotic delight of the torturers, in America ‘out of place.’ ” For Brown, Abu Ghraib...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... current events. Many of the poems in the two collections under consideration here— Blazing Ears of Wheat , by Jawad Bahr , and The Pulse of Marj al-Zuhur , by Muhammad Fuʾad Abu Zayd —are filled with images drawn from the Arabo-Islamic literary heritage, such as the glory of war, praise of God, Islam...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... recent publications and research interests concern the precariousness of the human and its reimaginings, especially through China’s health-care reform and food safety controversies. Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar ...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 263–265.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Text 58 – 100 (1999 – 2009) New Collective Members Brent Edwards Patrick Deer Nadia Abu El-Haj Fred Moten Ashley Dawson Heather Gautney Arlene Davila Ana María Dopico Tariq Jazeel Rick Maxwell Susette Min...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Chubanshe). Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar ...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
... tortured Iraqis at Abu Ghraib bear witness to this new virtualization of history, where political puppetry and technological artifice create truth effects and reversion historical process. The orchestrators of such image games are anchored in an ahistorical synchronic space of...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... through the suburb of al- Ma’amûra, then curves past the fort on the left and the new Friday mosque and suq on the right, runs through the middle of what used to be gardens in the neighborhood of Bûstân Lahma, and finally exits the former town boundaries continuing in the direction of the Abu Dhabi...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... sub­sequent restaging outside, resonates with my interest, here, in contests over interiors and exteriors in postsocialist China. Alongside bedding, Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar cooking wares, basic gear, and furniture, the only other “stuff” that...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to reproduce.5 The film takes a particularly North American and post- ­9/11 angle in its adaptation, changing English characters into American ones and evoking obvious visual parallels to the war in Iraq, Abu Ghraib...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... These realities seem to form a cognitive dissonance: the Israeli state is accused of trying to eradicate Palestinians, and yet the state institutes an impressive infrastructure of control based on Palestinians’ continued Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Arguably the most potent emblem of the occupation in recent years is the “wall of racial separation” ( jidar al-fasl­ al-­cunsuri) — called in Hebrew the “separation fence” (Geder HaHafrada) — that is rapidly enclosing the West Bank on itself. A Pal- estinian retiree from Abu Dis, a town that...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
... learned about its occurrence in an indirect way. Such was the case with Abu Nayif’s testimony, for example. Referring to the arrival of “the Zikhronites,” people from the nearby Jewish settlement of Zikhron Ya’kov, he said: “We were lucky that they showed up, otherwise the soldiers would have...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... ever before.2 From pen- sions to microcredit, from subprime lending to credit card debt, from Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar endemic state deficits to international “development” loans, the whole world is...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Unable to travel to the south, now I am stuck here, in the Tristes Tropics of Cancer. Health Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar In the ER, I have my headphones on, I listen to Coldplay: Am I part of the cure or...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): np.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain, with Faye D. Ginsburg and Lila Abu-Lughod (University of California Press). Rossana Reguillo is a researcher and professor at the Instituto Tec- nológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she coordinates the program of...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... productive placeholder to name a nonidentity where force is made to Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar live. This is not to suggest that the negativity of queer and methodologies of violence define the end of queer worlding or that the...