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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández This essay places the 1871 Camp Grant Indian Massacre in the context of the rise of a capitalist class of citizens and the state-sponsored violence they enacted as part of a war-based cross-border economy. Tracing transnational circuits of power in the borderland...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... University Press 2008 When Home Is a Camp Global Sovereignty, Biopolitics, and Internally Displaced Persons Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Never to go home again, for this was home!  — Derek Walcott, “Exile” Only in a world in which the spaces of states have been thus...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Rudolf Mrázek This essay explores the acoustic regime of two twentieth-century internment camps: Boven Digoel (1927–43), in the Dutch East Indies, and Terezín or Theresienstadt (1942–45), in the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, today the Czech Republic. Based on archival materials and...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Michael Dango This article theorizes camp as an aesthetic category that references the divided parts of global society, or the moment of political economy called distribution. By completing Sianne Ngai’s unfinished taxonomy of aesthetic categories, I simultaneously collect a promiscuous archive of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
...A. Naomi Paik This essay is a cultural analysis of the legal testimony given in Haitian Centers Council v. Sale (HCC III), a federal lawsuit brought against the U.S. state on behalf of nearly 300 HIV-positive Haitian refugees imprisoned in a United States–operated refugee camp at Guantánamo Bay...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... detention and torture of a sex worker; (2) prescriptions of minoritarian disaffection and disposability advanced by three prominent Sri Lankan “liberal-left” public intellectuals in support of the state’s concluding 2009 assault on Tamils in “no-fire zones” and detention camps. Majoritarian right...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Emily Drumsta; Keith P. Feldman This article addresses a critical inflection point in the history of the long War on Terror: Israel’s 1992 deportation of over four hundred Palestinians to the “no-man’s-land” between Israel and Lebanon, and the camp that the deportees fashioned for the better part...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . revolt.axismaps.com . Camp Stephanie M. H. 2004 . Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Clifford James . 1994 . “Diasporas.” Current Anthropology 9 , no. 4 : 302 – 38 . Edwards Brent...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of life, in one cliché, if I may sum it up for you, is: ENJOY, EVEN Annalee Newitz IF YOU’RE NOT ENJOYING. —Howard Stern From Camp to Cheese A new kind of humor is haunting U.S. popular culture...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Guantánamo became sedimentalized (and continues to be sedimentalized) through coercive forms of power — soldiers, weaponry, prisons, detention camps, and other military apparatuses — contributing to an overly present, if also transnationalized state apparatus.  — Jana...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): np.
Published: 01 September 2010
... studies and Asian Ameri- can studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her manuscript “Testi- fying to Rightlessness” reads testimonial narratives of subjects rendered rightless by the United States through imprisonment in camps. Rodrigo Parrini is research professor in the Department of...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... traditional hunting camps: “All I had ever seen of [the white man’s land] were the colored pictures in Life magazine, full of dead bodies lying on the ground, wounded men, scenes of war with the Japanese, the families of the Queen and King George VI, the Russians, and so on.” 13 She feared that she...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... “cover-­up” of the present — Mariela begins with the infamous UMAP (Military Units to Aid Production) camps where in 1965 homosexuals and others were detained. She mentions the fact that her mother, Vilma Espín, was always opposed to the UMAP camps, as...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Barak’s “generous offer” at Camp David in July 2000. In fact, the Palestinians never walked away but continued to negotiate until Barak broke off the negotiations in January 2001 to unsuccessfully contest the Israeli election, and it was the incoming Sharon and Bush administrations that refused to...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Palestinian translator at the Balata refu- gee camp near Nablus. “Education and restoration,” he adds, take prior- ity in his life over everything else.1 For this young Palestinian, education is the surest means of resisting the totalistic “overcoding of social life” that accompanies the occupation.2...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... years, where some attend “cultural training” camps sponsored by a government now eager to recast Korean adoptees—once seen as outcasts—as “overseas Koreans.” In this process, Kim shows, adoptees have resisted appropria...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the camps of Guantánamo Bay, and other colonial or neocolonial situations require a recalibration of such ideas. As Achille Mbembe observes, such venues develop and perfect oppressive...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Camp Stephanie M. H. 2004 . Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Cohen Daniel J. Rosenzweig Roy . 2005 . Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... leader of the Nazi Party, and thus he belonged to the enemy camp. In today’s global context, his race and gender give him additional power. The fact that his diaries offer an eyewitness account written in German by a white European male lends them more credence than any similar account by a...