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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... sometimes been framed as a resource for the disruption of normalizing systems of power. The articles in this special issue show that, by contrast, plasticity does not resist but is actually enlisted by state power through biopolitics. “The Biopolitics of Plasticity” investigates how race and state power...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... into instruments for dehumanizing others, and the ecstasy that comes from producing corpses, stench, and pain. The pest is no mute subject; it is indefatigable. To call a person or animal a pest is to acknowledge his/its potential or actual resistance or infraction of boundaries one sets. This...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... selflessness and selfishness are counterposed as the defining qualities, respectively, of superior persons and their inferior counterparts. I then consider this dyad as an argumentative device at work in actual and textual acts of dissent in post-Maoist China, focusing on an event that occurred during the...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... refigured ways and forms. Second, in recounting the reinvention of Chinese medicine for living in perfect harmony with disharmonious urban worlds, this essay traces how oneness is actualized as a multiplicitous and generative analytic through entanglements with modernity, science, and biomedicine—all the...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... discreet formation affecting only previously or actually socialist countries and that, when seen through the lens of Marxist humanism, to which American ethnic studies can be considered heir, the condition today in China and globally is resoundingly not posthumanist. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ed Cohen How do we contain emerging viral epidemics? This is a question that obsesses us of late. Not yet ten years into the third millennium, the world has already weathered a bevy of actual or feared viral epidemics: HIV/AIDS, sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), highly pathogenic avian...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... might illuminate how the “concerns” of health care get construed in bioscientific accounts of HIV/AIDS and reconsider what the salient biopolitical dimensions of health and life actually are. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Immune Communities, Common Immunities Ed Cohen The choice...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 95–102.
Published: 01 December 2019
... broader frame, as well as impossibly entangled, as they are all concerned with the power to define who or what moves, where, when, and how. Therefore, logistics can be framed as a complex and productive multifaceted lens through which a new critical comprehension of actual dynamics needs to be framed and...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... possibilities or actualities, in which femininity matches with identity—a given essence, such as a biological sex, or a cultural construction, such as a gendered sex. Rather, feminine desire coincides with its virtual poten- Social Textt 80, Vol. 22, No. 3, Fall 2004. Copyright © 2004 by Duke University...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 133–134.
Published: 01 March 2007
... speculate that men are actually more squeamish about dirt than women, but men deal with it through avoidance whereas women tackle it with a vengeance — that is, the sexes each deal with their horror of mess differently, and in ways that happen to correspond to our respective social situations...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 107–108.
Published: 01 March 2013
... are relics of lost times, traces of personal interactions, and objects of emotional investment for Benderson. As he writes in unpublished cor- respondence, “Looking back on these things actually makes it seem like I had an...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... letting me fantasize about a disaster, the Casio reduced the probability that a real one would actually happen. The coincidence would be too great. Over the years, this fetish value has proven far greater than the thing’s value as a calculator...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and development — actual labor vanishes, or is dis- torted, in the formulation of the creative economy. In order to demonstrate that the equation of creative work with nonwork is ideological, we must reconnect the relationship between creativity and labor. It is important to bring labor back to...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 309–310.
Published: 01 December 2005
...) returns from news agents, 0; (I) total, 889. Actual number of copies of a single issue published nearest to filing date: (A) total number of copies printed, 1023; (B.1) sales through deal- ers and...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
... — finds shelter. If we wanted to call ourselves immigrants, we would be in the right in the sense of our immigration papers, but at the same time we would deny our actual situation. We would express a zeal that our American friends probably notice — even if they are too polite to say so. If...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... — actual societies in their entire dimensional range: surely economic, political, cultural but also psychic, semantic, imaginary. The second register pertains to the fact that, in the analysis of these specific historical...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... areas, both touching and touched by “the real.” Nevertheless, our propensity to forget the theoretical stakes of “queer” — despite the fact that those early de Laurentian, Butlerian, and Sedgwickian moments have actually provided the foundation for some of queer’s most material and legible...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... place. In this sense, perhaps, the paradox of sexual politics indicates that Hocquenghem was actually correct when he claimed “there is no chance of a peaceful coexistence between the gay movement and the more traditional forms of politics”. Or, maybe he was saying that there should be no chance...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 103–125.
Published: 01 June 2001
... disrespect ( JI, 13–14). Fraser admits that in concrete historical condi- tions, the two axes are thoroughly intertwined; actual subordinate subjects experience both types of oppression, and actual movements combine both types of justice claims ( JI, 15, 32).6 She...