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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Ana Teresa Ortiz; Laura Briggs Duke University Press 2003 The Culture of Poverty, Crack Babies, and Welfare Cheats THE MAKING OF THE “HEALTHY WHITE BABY CRISIS” In 2002, a researcher looking for endocrine markers of early childhood Ana...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and diversity. Difference thus underwrites ideologies of developmental growth, proving a means of extracting monetary value and consolidating political power. The argument is grounded in an analysis of Kara Walker’s recent works— A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), an installation in Williamsburg...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . Chicago:University of Chicago Press. Baby rape “one of the most shocking” says judge. 2002. 5 June. www.theage.com.au/breaking/2002/06/05/FFXMIDZR22D.html . Barbano, Andrew. Baby rape: Coming soon to a casino near you. www.nevadalabor.com/barbwire/barb97/barb11-30-97.html . Bengu, Charity. 2001a . Keeping...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... begin with a watershed moment that instigates what Guyer identifies as a “double move” in temporal thinking. Xeno Babies of Futures Past: Baby Fae and the Moral Failures of Primate Donors In late October 1984, Loma Linda University Medical Center in south- ern California announced that Dr...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2023
... the “Cambodian Syndrome.” 4 Motivated by a concern that this history might slip through the fingers of time, young Cambodian Americans have endeavored to “break the silence” of the survivor generation. One notable effort of this campaign is Socheata Poeuv's 2006 documentary film New Year Baby , which...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of British borders to all immigrants, with a story of worldwide grieving and hysteria over the death of the world’s youngest citizen, an eighteen-­year- ­old referred to as Baby Diego. As Theo buys a coffee, viewers realize the Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Shanley, Mary. 2001 . Making babies, making families: What matters most in an age of reproductive technologies, surrogacy,adoption, and same-sex and unwed parents . Boston:Beacon. Shenyang. 2002. Shenyang_Families@yahoogroups.com . Silverman, Lesley. 2002. jfwcc@yahoogroups.com . Smith, Joann...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- medicine and bioscience. Hence, for example, Paul McCarthy’s “Tomato Heads” (1994), in which anxiety about genetically modified foods, such as 110 Anker and Franklin • Specimens as Spectacles Figure 3. Suzanne Anker, “Water Babies I Series,” 2004...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
... American les- bians adopting a Chinese baby, the historical conditions and contradic- tions of transnational adoption that make new social formations of family and kinship thinkable. In the second part of this essay, I elaborate upon 2...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the glossed over in race-centered discussions of the film, in part because it takes place on the narrative’s margins through the characters of Baby impossibility of John and Anybodys. Anybodys is a “tomboy” white girl who seeks acceptance...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that could deal with this baby. Like, it’s days I cried ’cause this baby was jus — he was a horrible child. Carmea: Don’t talk about Taz. Tyrhonda: And that’s what my mama named him, Taz, ’cause she said he Williamson ∙ Black Women and Serial...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 25–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Men.” 29. Swaine and McCarthy, “Young Black Men.” 30. Swaine and McCarthy, “Young Black Men.” 31. Nash, “Unwidowing,” 753 . 32. Spillers, “Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe,” 72 . 33. Expanding our spatial and temporal read also means expanding our reading of police...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... seem a strange place to locate political affinity, as it reduces the baby daughter to a diagnostic category. 4 But in naming her daughter “Little Mongo,” an affectionate diminutive, Precious renders the language of diagnosis strange, redirecting it from its intended function of pathology to one...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... story, a baby is found in a marketplace, on a roadside, outside a police station, or in the tour of an orphanage; alternately, a child is left by its mother at a hospital or is relinquished or surrendered to child welfare officials, a social worker, or the staff of a children’s home. After passing...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: “It’s a Family Affair . . . ” A baby photo — innocent, cherubic, endearing. Typical of so many oth- ers taken by countless families present and past, there seems little that is remarkable about such a photo. A proud parent or family member most probably shot it, attempting to capture an early...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... King, baby, yeah, I beat it like a cop.” This explicit reference to a land- mark event in the history of black struggle — the 1992 beating of Rodney King, the subsequent acquittal of the Los Angeles police officers whose protracted assault on King...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., and Malthusian fear: “Those people have too Social Text 86, Vol. 24, No. 1, Spring 2006. © 2006 by Duke University Press. many babies.” With the authority that comes with repetition, seemingly descriptive statements circulate through communities...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 49–74.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of a complexly embedded identity articulated in relation to other communities: Baghdadi Jews (in contrast to Jews of other cities), Baby- lonian Jews (to mark historical roots in the region), Iraqi Jews (to mark national affiliation), or Arab Jews (in contradistinction to Muslim and Christian Arabs, but also...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... describing his baby he provides us with his first reaction to his son’s body: “[I] held him . . . and felt a vague unrest. Why was his hair tinted with gold? An evil omen was golden hair in my life. Why had not the brown of his...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., fear, exhaustion, and pain. All of these feelings were measures of his condition in both a social and a clinical sense. When Daniel was told his new job was “EOD” he Googled it to find out what it meant: Explosives Ordinance Disposal. When he ended up at Walter Reed, his wife and their baby joined...