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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
...María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo The Central American refugee crisis has been aggravated by the Trump administration’s policies, but this administration certainly did not precipitate it. The first half of this article examines the determinant role US policy played—and continues to play—in the...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the town's identity, continues to evoke the sense of a protective boundary. And, the town's neighborhoods are succumbing to simultaneous centrifugal and centripetal pressures: state attempts at streamlining the administration of neighborhoods are emerging just as the control of the neighborhoods...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... complicated by culture's intimate ties to the state: administration, governmentality, and war. These days, the culture concept's combination of expansionist energies and inner antagonisms makes it a slippery and untrustworthy idea: it offers, at once, too much and too little. Social Text 's long romance with...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Alyosha Goldstein This essay focuses on class action lawsuits brought by African American and Native American farmers against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for discrimination in the administration of its farm loan programs. The author argues that to see the broad significance of these...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
... campuses. Rendering classrooms and other places on campus as intrinsically embedded in global relations of militarization, securitization, dispossession, and risk management, “safe space” is elaborated in this roundtable in material, administrative, and pragmatic terms: from the conceptualization of alert...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Willis paign to unionize New York University’s graduate assistants had larger reverberations on campus: it churned up a wave of faculty debate and activism. While the students’ mobilization incited adjuncts to move ahead with their own unionization drive, the administration’s response was the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and community in education, this essay is personal and difficult to write. It is an essay I could never have imagined writing. This essay concerns how my academic freedom and, indeed, my legal protection under the National Labor Rela- tions Act were both violated by the administration of New York...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... positing Islam as the “new enemy for a new world order.”1 President Bush declared, “Islam is not the enemy.” Nonetheless, the administration and its allies—neoconservatives, the Christian Right, and pro-Israel hawks—encouraged this understanding by promoting a vision of the world divided into the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... hands of corporate administrators and trustees. to recognize the Presented with these four lines of reasoning, undergrads responded with overwhelming support for the Graduate Student Union and union union. However...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- tion and especially in masters of public administration programs, includ- ing related programs in public health, environmental management, non- profit and arts management, and the large menu of human services courses, certificates...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... recent pol- icy changes reflect a return to the focus on welfare dependency, a “new paternalism” is changing the culture of welfare administration so that wel- fare dependency is itself increasingly being redefined from an economic problem to a medicalized...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Topal Turkey’s Central Population Administrative System—Merkezi Nüfus Ídaresi Sistemi (MERNI˙S)—is at the center of the Turkish state’s efforts to establish a database of information about its population. MERNI˙S increases the state’s powers to (re)produce individuals for hegemonic purposes...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... claim to the biblical land. The U.S. print and television media, for their part, have joined the U.S. administration and the Israeli govern- ment in demonizing the Palestinians. They continue to reiterate the Clin- ton administration’s claim that Arafat rejected peace by walking away from Ehud...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., reforms are well overdue, university governance should be expanded beyond tenure-track faculty and senior administrators to include contingent faculty and, for that matter, managerial professionals, whose expertise is crucial to matters...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... defenses of university administrators whose eyes are increasingly on the financial bottom line, and thereby exacerbating the deep contradictions in contem- porary academia. In what follows, I discuss the crisis at Columbia, linking...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): np.
Published: 01 June 2004
... African Visions: Literary Images, Political Change, and Social Struggle in Contemporary Africa (Greenwood Press). Stefano Harney is a lecturer in management at the University of Leices- ter and author of State Work: Public Administration and Mass Intellectuality (Duke University Press). Randy...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
... people, and for the people.” Government is conceived as a means to protect the free flow of business from so-called interest groups—a phrase the administration and the dominant media now apply to independent organizations, such as unions and environmental groups, that defend social welfare. George W...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... ranked lacrosse team. She was black; they were white. Faculty, students, and administrators were divided from the outset about how best to understand and respond to — as an institution and as part of the local community — the party, the criminal allegations, the evolution of the court...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of the phonatory capacities, and a politically evinced and administratively coordinated model of identity- difference. With this initial framing of the politics of surveillance in view, we can turn to a much later historical episode of militarization and surveillance to move toward a more...