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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Rossana Reguillo Duke University Press 2004 —Translated by Brent Hayes Edwards and Nora Nicolini The Oracle in the City BELIEFS, PRACTICES, AND SYMBOLIC GEOGRAPHIES A migratory or...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... epistemological and moral assumptions about personhood, the nature of belief, the substance of religion as somehow equating to belief (a highly contestable assertion), and what it is reasonable for a sincerely religious person to believe and do. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault, Leerom Medovoi, and José...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., ideology rather than corporeality, according to theologies, creeds, beliefs, faiths, and ideas, rather than their color, face, hair, blood, and origin. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Dogma-­Line Racism Islamophobia and the Second Axis of Race Leerom Medovoi Now that there is and can...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... situations of marginality and war. Our belief is that to understand how religion, media, and politics intersect necessitates a close analysis of the forms and processes of circulation which in fact bring religion, media, and politics into being. Religions are constituted through an architecture of...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ontology, but also a crucial matter of power. In order for a bin Laden tape to have its “effects” in politics, action, and debate, it need not be real or validated; it must simply be the subject of belief. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Enemy Voice Jonathan Sterne On 5 February 2006...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
... belief, and versus-creationism debate—the very way we are now thinking about this conflict—reveals more about its endurance than do the shifting voting rational patterns of state boards of education, current research focused on recon...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): np.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Empire: Megacities and the Laws of Chaos Mike Davis 9 Squatters, Space, and Belonging in the Underdeveloped City Ashley Dawson 17 The Oracle in the City: Beliefs, Practices, and Symbolic Geographies Rossana Reguillo 35 Popular Capitalism and Subalternity: Street Comedians in Lima...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... types correlate with distinct racial groups. This conception of race, which was developed in the late eighteenth century and lingered into the 1930s, was singled out by promi- nent 1940s commentators on the science of race as a “totally irrational and actually magical belief.”3 By the time...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Thus singled out as the site for resistance to what comes to be viewed as an imperialist and increasingly universal liberalism, these practices collec- tively come to acquire the auratic name of religion. It is religion—as belief...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 135–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of Modernity,” trans. Rebecca E. Karl, Social Text, no. 55 (1998): 9 – 44; Gan Yang, “A Critique of Chi- nese Conservatism in the 1990s,” trans. Xudong Zhang, Social Text, no. 55 (1998): 45 – 66; Rossana Reguillo, “The Oracle in the City: Beliefs, Practices, and Symbolic Geographies,” trans...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
... evolution provides important insights about religion in the present moment, which he characterized as “modern religion,” a religion that is no longer dependent upon belief or faith, but that still provides moral order. Our purpose in presenting this...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... gods exist and are active in the world (note that to cast the issue in terms of “belief” is already to situate it within human consciousness and is thus to effectively exorcise the world of gods and spirits), but the historian cannot write history as if these gods and spirits were in fact active...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... held beliefs about the separation of what had been demarcated as domains.17 In order to reconsider these beliefs, we will examine one of the tech- nologies through which and in terms of which the seeming financial tan...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... absurd!—and yet his last statement evinced some kind of staying power, its incongruity impelling it to stubbornly go around in circles in my head. Fear and belief: do you fear what you believe in, or do you believe in what you fear? The more I mulled it over, the more of an interesting problem it became...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (as a religious practice or a social custom (2) “the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by example from one generation to another without written...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... entry to temples for lower-caste Hindus, administering religious holidays, constitutionally securing freedom of religious belief, and other similar interventions. This is clearly in contrast to the modern secular state in the West, which oper- ates with a...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... threatens us in some of the glaring flaws we find in the members of the French Communist Party: their inveterate assimilationism; their unconscious chauvinism; their fairly simplistic faith, which they share with bourgeois Europeans, in the omnilateral superiority of the West; their belief that...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... God, was now the image in which we could claim to be proudly made. “In secularism,” wrote Tylor, “the feeling and imagination which in the religious world are bound to theological belief, have to attach them- selves to a positive natural philosophy, and to a positive morality which shall of its...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... static over time. While alarmist writers today insistently point to an essential clash of civilizations that has opposed Western and Islamic belief systems in France since Charles Martel’s famous defeat of Saracen forces at...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the enactment of the GI Bill (Himmelstein 1996). This belief, as I shall show rations now subsequently, remained an enduring justification for corporate philan- employ a thropy through the course of the twentieth century...