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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of 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 (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 (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and by 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...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and 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 (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 (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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 Heinlein’s novel...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 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, ritual, institution, worldview...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
...,” a religion that is no longer dependent upon belief or faith, but that still provides moral order. Our purpose in presenting this classic form of the narrative is not to present “dated” thinking in relation to which we as readers can assure ourselves that we...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... a history with gods and goddesses playing an active part in it. The historian in writing history can 88 Sanjay Seth register the fact that people believe gods exist and are active in the world (note that to cast the issue in terms of “belief” is already...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., 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 definition of secularism that places religion, treated as a matter of faith (worship...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... do we comprehend their reach? To see the complex ramifications of neoliberal financial regimes, we must reconsider commonly held beliefs about the separation of what had been demarcated as domains.17 In order...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 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 instruction”; (3...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 37–54.
Published: 01 September 2021
... by dwelling in and moving through a built space that had been organized in a particular way that beliefs and worldviews manifest in a spatial dimension but that the architectonics of a given space are more fundamental than whatever program activates it. I saw that a certain fungibility could pertain even...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., in Hegel’s reading, both fanatical and expan- sionist (Hegel speaks of the “formalism of expansion” in Islam).17 Here, fanaticism is the privileging of belief over all else. Such belief is particular, and particularly so; it is belief in opposition to the demands of familial or national attachment...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 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 own force control the acts of men.” Through an effort that differentiated within societies and made connections across them, Tylor sought to identify...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... into trance. Is it really Islamic, many Hausa Muslims ask, to enter into trance, or to use drums inside the mosque, indeed to be Sufi in a world where Wahhabi belief moves provocatively across the Muslim world? Bandiri sits...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... brother’s assertion absurd? Why would anyone fear something on whose reality she does not believe? I quickly brushed him off—that’s 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...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
... cameras as a solution to police brutality, legitimate an expansion of the surveillance and police state and exemplify the persistent belief that racial violence's visibility alone will provide the indisputable visual evidence and documentation necessary to reform it. This faith in the visual capture...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the values of higher education, then at least may enable us to trust that some kind of revolt is still possible. Indeed, this could be another sense of Nietzsche’s expression of “philosophizing with a hammer” 29 : if we always have the beliefs, feelings, and thoughts that we deserve given our way of being...