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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Zahid R. Chaudhary This article analyzes the discourse concerning the assimilation of Muslim minorities in the United States and suggests that calls for assimilation are solicitations for a form of self-renunciation and sacrifice. Yet such solicitations occur against the economic and political...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... denial, eradication, or rapid forced assimilation, as could well have been the case. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 The Animal Other China’s Barbarians and Their Renaming in the Twentieth Century Magnus Fiskesjö In memory of the great Chinese ethnologist Ruey Yih-fu (1899 – 1991...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for and of sociality, as assimilated yet socially isolated, unrelatable subjects. Asian American asociality is not a refusal of the social, the relational, and the minoritarian world-making possibilities they hold. Instead, it is a means of inhabiting and navigating the social and relational differently to critique...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... into a national language that required the reorganization of the nation's linguistic diversity into a hierarchy of languages resulting in the emergence of a monolingual hegemony. However, this American notion of translation as monolingual assimilation was always contested, and we can see its limits in the context...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... trace the way in which Schwartz's “sono-montage” in Nueva York splices the sonic color-line, translating mainstream representations of the so-called homogenous noise of Puerto Rican life into textured, meaningful sound to assimilated (white) Americans. Nueva York is symptomatic of the ways in which...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105–121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of transnational ethnic, religious, and cultural diasporas, together with global information, production, and consumption networks, make a mockery of claims of national dis- tinction and sovereignty. Some caution that while once immigrants assimilated...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . 2013 . “ Clarity and Order in Sonic Youth’s Early Noise Rock .” Journal of Popular Music Studies 25 , no. 1 : 13 – 30 . Reed S. Alexander . 2013 . Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music . New York : Oxford University Press . Revolting Cocks . 1991 . Beers, Steers...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
...) migrant, and undocumented individuals face in the United States. While refugees may seem exceptional, as told though some spectacular stories of success, there is nothing singular or unique about the ways in which the state attempts to assimilate them into the nation’s capitalist “melting pot.” Le’s...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... multicultural governance used to control sociality and create an appearance of normalization. The idea of uniformity, and even assimilability, while generative, is premised on dismissing racialization and white supremacy as an active process in such encounters with youth and law enforcement in programs...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... (social housing units that have replaced the bidonvilles in the margins of big cities) from la Cité, the democratic space of the French polis.8 For today’s “decolonial” militants, the haunting image of Algerian bodies floating down the Seine gives the lie to the colonial myth of assimilation...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
... good” as the motor and measure of a polity’s well-being and vitality. Huxley’s diagnosis of the rise of the social, while fleeting, bears a resemblance to another midcentury thinker’s appraisal, though she would afford the social and its insatiable assimilation of politics a central place in her...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of subaltern culture—particu- larly African American—in diverse forms, including minstrelsy, as part of by her whiteness) an effort to address the complex process of cultural assimilation.19 While blackface was only...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to normative power may in their daily lives know very little about either structural or personal violence. The long history and magnified present of gay assimilation illus- trates these varying degrees of possibility and power...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as the image of an American frontier hero and urban vigilante, it also rewrites that legacy in order to endorse the assimilation of “good” Asians and the punishment of “bad” ones. While the term gook can signify an unadulterated hatred...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Muslims today. A carefully constructed terror narrative looks for names, accents, and assimilation as an indicator of whether the “wogs” are here to roll an honest burrito or blow up the world trade center. African-Americans complicate the picture because the deportation solution collapses. Parallels...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2004
... subjected to professional standards may be left unmeasured or unjudged, many are left behind. The disjunction between the assimilation of a gen- eral ethos and mass expulsion from the winner’s circle must itself be man- aged. This vast domain...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... supporting a policy of “assimilation” and rejecting calls for the island’s Social Text 103 • Vol. 28, No. 2 • Summer 2010 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2009-070  © 2010 Duke University Press 11 5 independence from France. He had...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 93–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
... peoples’ land was to use education, including Native boarding schools, for pacification and assimilation. The Native students often resisted, and in response the colonists developed more effective educational techniques. This was seen with Richard Henry Pratt's Carlisle Indian Industrial School, which had...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., or troubles assimilation.2 Benderson’s literary works in English include Pretending to Say No (1991), User (1994), and Pacific Agony (2009), and the memoir The Roma- nian (2006). He has also published critical essays on dissident artists...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... This is because, as its etymology suggests, the city is the space in which citizenship is realized. Although French colonial urban milieus tended to include a signifi cant assimilated and often mixed-race population, the city nonethe- less...