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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nouri Gana This essay approaches the phenomenon of Arab rap music as an emergent form of cultural and communal intelligibility and solidarity; its simultaneous influence on and indebtedness to global hip-hop and youth cultural movements has transformed it into an increasingly transnational...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 49–74.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2003 Rupture and Return ZIONIST DISCOURSE AND THE STUDY OF ARAB JEWS Eurocentric and Zionist norms of scholarship have had dire consequences Ella Shohat for the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Lisa Taraki The Palestinian town of Ramallah, possibly on the lowest rung of urban hierarchies in the region, is a peripheral town trying to become a city on the fringes of the Arab world. Its nascent new middle class partakes enthusiastically in the trans-Arab, urban, middle-class ethos elaborated...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Olivia C. Harrison The ongoing uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East require that we reassess the national and regional paradigms that still prevail in Maghreb and Mashreq studies. Taking the double anniversaries of Algerian independence and of the Arab uprisings as my starting point, I...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... decolonizing project for American students (an extremely diverse group representative of New Mexico’s particular diverse population that included Hispanic, Native American, Arab and Muslim-American, Jewish-American, and others) that operated at several levels: through close collaboration with local scholars...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 75–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Yaqub 'Ieni, 21 August. Files 26/11 . Labor Party's archive, Beit-Berl, Israel. Benziman, Uri, and Atallah Mansour. 1992 . Subtenants: Israeli Arabs, their status and state policy toward them (in Hebrew). Jerusalem: Keter. Cohen, Ra'anan. 1990 . Complexity of loyalties: Society and politics...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and the continuing detention of Arabs, Muslims, and South Asians, the crisis shows no signs of abating. But it is in exactly this moment of nationalist, nativist, and militaristic excess that we might develop greater acuity not only in our critique of prevailing politics, but in the imagined...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): np.
Published: 01 June 2003
... extensively on Israel, Palestine, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. His recent books include Political Islam: Essays from “Middle East Report” (University of California Press, coedited with Joe Storck), and Workers and Peasants in the Modern Middle East (Cambridge University Press). He is past president of...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... that has produced a new genre of hip hop layering Palestinian, Arab, and American musical forms. This genre of hip hop must be situated within a broader current of Arab and Arab American hip hop that draws both on progressive rap produced in the United...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... northern coast, have revived what in Spain is historically called the “Oriental question”: what it means to be so close to the Arab world, and Europe’s “shield” against Islam. The attacks of 3/11 triggered much public agonizing about Spain’s...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., declaring “Arabs have the right to visit everywhere in the Land of Israel, and Jews have the right to visit every place in the Land of Israel.”1 Finally, Faisal Husseini, the Palestinian Authority’s representative in Jerusalem, saw Sharon’s military escort as proof of the illegitimacy of Israeli control...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 47–65.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., Summer 2006. © 2006 by Duke University Press ences without, however, erasing difference itself: “Arab” or Palestinian no longer appears in opposition to “Jew”; neither Jew nor Palestinian vanishes into the other. It is this keeping-in...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... discovered. I threw my name in the hat. I’d recite verses from the Quran in Arabic and then you would follow in English. I proposed and you accepted. I had my own bilingual copy. I forget which verses I chose but they were generous to the faithful. And when my turn came I put on my best Barry White and went...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Salah D. Hassan Duke University Press 2003 Allen, Roger. 1994. PROTA: The project for the translation of Arabic. Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 28.2 (December):165, w3fp.arizona.edu/mesassoc/Bulletin/allen.htm . Cephalus, Constantinus, ed. 1920-26 . The Greek anthology...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Immigration’: Ronit Matalon, Jacqueline Kahanoff, and the Impetus of Levantinism.” Her manuscript “In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination” examines the relation- ship between the names “Arab” and “Jew” in contemporary Jewish and Arab literary texts. Iveta Jusová...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
... as an imitation West which, according to Bernard Lewis, can only improve itself when its nationalism “is prepared to come to terms with the West.” If in the meantime the Arabs, the Muslims, or the Third and Fourth Worlds go unexpected ways after all, we will not be surprised to have...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... The cards themselves, issued by Israeli authorities, are all off-­white but referred to in Arabic as colored, denoting the plastic sleeve they are obliged to be carried in. Palestinians claim that the state of Israel...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... their own faith, trying, in effect, to hijack Islam itself. The enemy of America is not our many Muslim friends; it is not our many Arab friends. Our enemy is a radical network of terrorists, and every government that supports them. — George W. Bush The...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to offi- cial Israeli documents and the military, it is a ‘security barrier.’ To the Palestinians, it’s an ‘annexation wall.’ Israeli organizations who oppose its construction call it a ‘separation barrier.’ ”4 Meanwhile, Arabic-­language commentaries call it alternately a wall of “apartheid...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., and imperial powers, especially since the principle of the separation of Arabs and Jews had the concomitant effect of displacing Arab Jews from Arab countries (see the essay here by Ella Shohat). Furthermore, partition involved new...