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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contest and disrupt neoliberal and other forms of governmentality, in order to assert individual and communal rights. Activists and academics seeking to shift policy and public health practice, in particular, would do well to examine more closely the ways in which HIV/AIDS discourse and activism in South...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andy Merrifield Duke University Press 2000 2. merrifield 2/11/00 10:50 AM Page 31 The Urbanization of Labor LIVING-WAGE ACTIVISM IN THE AMERICAN CITY For well over...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Laura Briggs This article argues for a different academic practice in relation to social movements, asking scholars to be more deliberate about acknowledging the specifically intellectual contributions of activisms. It notes that much of the new theoretical work in the United States on...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 210–213.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gustavus Stadler This essay examines contemporary lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) activism in the light of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's important Social Text piece from 1991, “How to Bring Your Kids Up Gay.” It revisits the restrictive views of gender that she discovered in the psychotherapeutic...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... elaborates the historical, theoretical, and ethnographic components of the field school’s activities through the student’s daily activities. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 The Israel/Palestine Field School Decoloniality and the Geopolitics of Knowledge Alex Lubin, Les W. Field, Melanie K. Yazzie, and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role in...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... argue that Althusser's Maoism and his structuralism were both answers to the specific theoretical and political impasses confronting French Marxism in the 1960s. In a second part, I analyze how Althusser's Maoist students applied some of these ideas to their political activities. Finally, I turn to the...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., exposing the persistence of colonial racism in contemporary France, where metaphors of hospitality have effaced the fraught history of (post)colonial immigration. Placing Mohamed Take Your Suitcase in the context of post-1967 Maghrebi and Franco-Maghrebi pro-Palestinian activism, my reading shows that...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the nineteenth century, I argue that both James and Oiticica independently discovered its active remains in what I call “the aesthetic sociality of blackness,” the popular practices they encountered among the predominantly black residents of the barrack-yards of Port of Spain and the favelas of Rio de...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... an oeuvre marked not only by her personal experience of exile but also by the collective Palestinian experience of dispossession and occupation. Although it is clear that in her work Hatoum deals with what can be described as the ongoing “Nakbaization” facing Palestinians, she does so while actively...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... recounts the origins and history of the journal in some detail. The piece describes the ways the editorial collective has functioned since 1979, both in the production of the journal itself and in a variety of other activities (including meetings, soirées, and conference panels). The introduction also...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Rania Astrinaki This essay is a personally and politically implicated account of the December 2008 youth uprising in Greece, by an academic who, along with a group of her colleagues, participated actively in “street action” and followed closely the discourses articulated around it, struggling to...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... traffic between the cultural movements in Harlem and Havana as evidence of diasporization, rather than as mere background information for two distinct national movements. In the 1920s and 1930s, the boundary-crossing activity of African American and Afro-Cuban writers and musicians, such as Langston...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group A collaboratively written prose poem about activism and feelings. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 affect collectivity hopelessness joy mood You go to the protest; there are pink pussy hats everywhere; you feel excited for new people. And then a woman...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a kaleidoscopic gathering of ethically motivated but widely divergent actors—not only as a quality of human difference but also as a set of values that actively work against forms of genocidal violence. In so doing, the author develops a critique of the contemporary demand for representational...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Naisargi N. Dave This article tries to locate the missing something that enables radical social projects to persevere, in this case, the social project of animal activism in India. The author argues that we will find the missing something buried in and by the tyranny of consistency (or...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pang Laikwan To understand the political meanings of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement as a spontaneous movement beyond its immediate political achievements and as part of a larger global movement that used occupation as a tactic, this article explores related activities happening in social media and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... finance beginning in the 1970s signaled the waning of US empire. We must recognize, however, that finance capital is administered through nodes such as global cities and archipelagos of financial black holes that can weather crisis and helm cyclical activity. Territorialization and deterritorialization...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... These two organizations, in spite of their shared constituency, have very different modes of activism and perspec- tives on the best ways to achieve gains for their constituency. Even though these two modes produce different kinds of...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Arturo Escobar. Boulder, Colo.: Westview, 353 -79). ____. 1999 . Activism under neoliberalism in Brazil:Civil society networks. Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture & Politics 11 : 49 -64. Zanetti, Lorenzo. 2000 . A prática educativa do Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae . Rio de...