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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...H. N. Lukes This article examines the cultural history of amputation in the United States to account for the status of white male woundedness and abstract citizenship in our current neoliberal era. Using critical disability theory to reconsider Michel Foucault’s notion of biopower, the article...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and waiting for the pain in his leg to subside. Jake reflected on his faltering new marriage to his newly pregnant wife, now on bed rest back home in South Carolina, and his as yet unsuccessful attempts to convince doctors to amputate his reconstructed but still-useless leg. Weary and frustrated, he...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
...- tive reading of a text, with the resoluteness queers of color need to muster to get through the day.6 There is a troubling patness to such readings that amputates too much of the active way José worked to create, save, extend, and enrich brown queer...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... out, amputate, excise; to scratch, tear, wound, hurt, injure) remains implicit. As Jasbir Puar’s powerful critique makes clear, the problem with homonationalism has less to do with sameness and everything to do with the politics implicit in claims to legal redress made on behalf of sexual actors...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... question her choices. As critics concur, Dana’s return to 1976 with an arm so maimed that Social Text 115 ∙ Summer 2013 57 it must be amputated is one of the novel’s most intriguing symbols of the violent afterlife...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
...” (these are Hammer’s phrases) juxtaposing cheerful images of home and family with horrifying self-portraits of amputated limbs and lynchings. Worrisome as such images are, the film steamrolls over them quickly, assuming that they...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
... poet. His Palestine is a locus of defeat and injustice (“the amputated land of my grandfather but he also refuses to claim that this experience is a unique one. His second CD is titled Los hijos de las piedras (Children of the Stones...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... once-­classifiable minority into a “rabble” subsisting and drifting beyond the nameable multiplicity of subentities schematized by the majority. Fol- lowing Hegel the “rabble” is theorized as a structuring amputation and as dis-­organic in not being a functioning organ of a body politic.10 From...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... were muted into animated stillness; their personas were amputated by tight framings. Also, screenwriting particularly struggled to complete its transition to the changing narrative universe. The shift from a melodramatic address loaded with an Urdu-inflected register of Hindi to the language of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
... often with long-term scarring, infection, and even, in some cases, requiring they represent, skin grafting and amputation); the young women accused of prostitution; the thirteen-year-old boys gathered up with their...