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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Sridevi Menon Duke University Press 2006 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “A si a” and the Politics of Space in A si an A meric a In the weeks after 9/11, the white supremacist Mark Stroman shot and Sridevi...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Estuar Reyes The presence of Filipinos as corporeal and discursive subjects within both America and Asian America has long been contested. On one hand, the dynamic juridical status of Filipinos in America has ranged from American colonial subjects and American nationals to naturalized and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ana María Dopico As Social Text published its first essays on Latin America, the Americas were living the disastrous consequences of a hemispheric cold war in the forms of dictatorships, military rule, and brutal state violence; confronting popular and institutionalized revolutions; and suffering...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... CHINESENESS AND BELONGING IN CENTRAL AMERICA AND PANAMA In the summer of 1996, I traveled with a group of Chinese Panamanians Lok Siu to San José, Costa Rica, to attend the annual convention for Chinese Associations of Central America and Panama...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Imagining Neoliberal Personhood in North America and Britain Jane Elliott At the end of the 1970s, as Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan took office, two best-­selling books about choice were published in America: William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice (1979) and Milton and Rose Friedman’s Free...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... disability neoliberalism amputation slow death Michel Foucault The Sovereignty of Subtraction Hypo/Hyperhabilitation and the Cultural Politics of Amputation in America H. N. Lukes Americans are newly attending to amputation. The year 2014 alone offered stories about the courage of US...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... articulation of love. In this rehearsal, the authors consider the ethnographic and institutional entanglements that bring them to this project through a playful presentation of “liner notes” to their mixtape for America. In so doing they trace an unromantic love of country—love of the desert, love of the swamp...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Karen Tongson Duke University Press 2005 JJ Chinois’s Oriental Express, or, How a Suburban Heartthrob Seduced Red America This essay was composed before eleven states—mostly...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on the findings . New York: Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. Evans, Karin. 2000 . The lost daughters of China: Abandoned girls, their journey to America, and the search for a missing past . New York: Putnam. Finkler, Kaja. 2001 . The kin in the gene: The medicalization of family and kin...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 85–108.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Daniel Balderston; José Quiroga Duke University Press 2003 A Beautiful, Sinister Fairyland GAY SUNSHINE PRESS DOES LATIN AMERICA Fairyland...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Spanish America This essay engages the making of black identities under colonial Spanish Herman L. American slavery, thereby confronting a set of questions related to the Bennett meaning and representation of blackness, still a reigning concern of my intellectual generation though many...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Adrián Pérez Melgosa This essay researches the complex role that films portraying Anglo-Latin romances have played in the construction, dissemination, and reconstruction of Latin Americanism—the set of discourses representing and theorizing Latin America from local, U.S., and European...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Pamela Voekel; Elliott Young Duke University Press 2007 The Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas For the past three summers, the Tepoztlán Institute for the Transna- Pamela Voekel tional History of the Americas has hosted roughly...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
... imagining “dislocation,” and argues that work on the Americas has been particularly fertile in developing it. The essays in the volume it presents (the introduction contends) both dramatize fragments of a contemporary world that seems more mobile and fluid than ever, and sink back deeply into place. They...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... postcolonial theory is still a productive approach, this entry questions the applicability of the postcolonial paradigm to study sixteenth-century Latin America, nineteenth-century Africa, or the twentieth-century Caribbean. The Caribbean and Latin America are used as a disciplinary counterpoint, to trace the...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... America. The essay also foregrounds a methodological question, one that underlines the vexed relationship between visual histories of South Asia and the visual economies of race and religion in the United States. Viewing Shah's drawings demands a different perspective on South Asian American visual...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...; indeed, at any particular moment their articulation is historically specific and subject to rearticulation. From the religious crucibles for the formation of race in the conquest of the Americas to the pastoral Christian origins of modern racial governmentality; from the colonial wars of high imperialism...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Greg L. Childs This article explores the problem of torture and secrecy in the archives of conspiracies, seditions, and black resistance movements in the colonial Americas of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Using the example of the Tailors' Conspiracy, a seditious movement that...