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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 “Group of North American Indians about a Wigwam.” Stock photo purchased via Fotosearch (Waukesha, WI). Photo: Lenore, www.fotosearch.com . Figure 2. “Group of North American Indians about a Wigwam.” Stock photo purchased via Fotosearch (Waukesha, WI). Photo: Lenore, www.fotosearch.com. More
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This lecture examines American and European understandings of the concept of culture and highlights the need for developing critical thought instead of yielding to the strength of the status quo in either setting. At the heart of the contrast between American and German culture...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... simultaneity of race and sexuality within and against the discursive maneuvers of canonical sociology. Attending specifically to African American sexuality, I argued, “The specific his- tory of African Americans’ constitution as...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Vicente L. Rafael This essay inquires into the relationship between translation and empire in the United States. It argues that such a relationship cannot be understood apart from a critical appreciation of the Americanization, which is to say, translation of English from an imperial into a...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., to nineteenth-century maps of the Pacific drawn by American cartogra- phers, to American postcards featuring Native American women, the bare brown bosoms of indigenous women were markers of savagery, colo- nial desire, and a justification for Western imperial rule. A...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ricardo L. Ortíz “On (Our) American Ground” traces the relevant genealogies, and itineraries, of a song and a site whose various symbolic and practical constructions have helped to determine what a transnational American historical past can allow us to imagine of a postnational American future...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... that discourage reductive ethnographic readings. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Not Yet Beyond the Veil Muslim Women in American Popular Literature Dohra Ahmad In his 1977 essay “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Dark- ness,” Chinua Achebe tells of receiving a letter...
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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...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: Routledge. Chinn, S. E. 2000 . Technology and the logic of American racism: A cultural history of the body as evidence . New York:Continuum. Cockburn, C., and S. Ormrod. 1993 . Gender and technology in the making . Thousand Oaks, Calif.:Sage. Coupland, Douglas. 1996 . Microserfs . New York...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Joel Beinin Duke University Press 2003 The Israelization of American Middle East Policy Discourse It is dimly possible to imagine that the September 11, 2001, attacks on the Joel Beinin World Trade Center and the Pentagon could have provided an occasion to begin a...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 77.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jakob Schiller © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Jakob Schiller, “Israeli watchtower built atop Palestinian structures, American Independence Park,” Dayr al-­Hawa, District of Jerusalem. Copyright 2011. Courtesy of the artist Social...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... professionalized and technical workers, from traitors and enemies to patriotic Americans, from war-torn, backward nations to “Economic Miracles.” 1 Other scholars have traced the ideological maneuvers required to make this happen, whether through the erasures of militarized sex work that enable the reviled camp...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Summer Kim Lee This article considers how the act of staying in, rather than going (or coming) out, gives shape to the racial performativity of Asian American asociality. What the author calls “Asian American asociality” speaks to how Asian Americans have been racially figured as a problem for and...
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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 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed as a...
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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 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
... with the dominant habits of American intellectual life, they should not conform to the American Geist . In academic fields, the notion of contribution is visible in the positive sciences but becomes more problematic in the humanities, where contribution appears not as a palpable result but as a...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Rosalind Morris What explains the social power of music in the United States today? What allows Americans to invoke it as the cause of antisocial violence, as well as of personal expressivity? This essay contemplates the peculiar American invention of a musical culture defined by generation, which...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Kalbus This introduction to the translation of Theodor W. Adorno's “ Kultur and Culture,” originally a lecture not intended for transcription and publication, situates the talk amongst Adorno's analyses of U.S. society and traces his distinctions between European and American understandings of...