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Social Text (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 (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 perforated...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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...
Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 3. Photographs of curatorial institutions at protest camps globally, 2009 – 2014. Clockwise from top left: Welcome tent, Climate Camp, Blackheath, 2009, courtesy of Mike Russell; Documentos and Biblioteca, Acampada Sol, Madrid, courtesy of LRamón Briña/Archivo15M, May 21, 2011; Umbrella More
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Social Text (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 (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the 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 (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... other German girls fulfilled their year of service performing domestic or agricultural work in German households, Jansen was required to labor as a cook preparing food for women inmates in a nearby work camp (Außen- lager) of the Neuengamme concentration...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... confinement extends beyond the prison and has taken various forms, such as the shelter, the asylum, relocation centers, and prison camps. Inspired by recent prison studies that disrupt the prison as a fixed and hardened site, this article contends that house arrest is far from a benefit. Rather, home...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 19–44.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Figure 3. Photographs of curatorial institutions at protest camps globally, 2009 – 2014. Clockwise from top left: Welcome tent, Climate Camp, Blackheath, 2009, courtesy of Mike Russell; Documentos and Biblioteca, Acampada Sol, Madrid, courtesy of LRamón Briña/Archivo15M, May 21, 2011; Umbrella...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 37–54.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of stalling and turning and of the spatial imaginaries that make these actions both necessary and legible in a variety of contexts—of watching pelicans dive into the Pacific Ocean, living on the grounds of the Dachau concentration camp, encountering transphobic feminism, researching San Francisco's urban...
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Social Text (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 (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2024
... cell model (or hate camps) of the infamous neo-Nazi group the Base, I argue that the authoritarian personality's fixation on certain spatial models is, in the last instance, mediated through capitalist understandings of borders and boundaries. To help explicate the spatial imaginary that informs...
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Social Text (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. Critics...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 Evans Braziel, “Haiti...
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Social Text (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 (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Hawaii, was first exposed to anthropology as an internee at Poston, an internment camp for Japanese Americans where he was interned during World War II. His first job after graduating from Cornell University with a degree in anthropology was at McGill, where he turned his attentions from his work...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 135–155.
Published: 01 March 2022
... transformations, and embody visions of alternative futures in the practice of the camp. 30 In the following section, I discuss key concepts of UPE in relation to the approaches and politics of direct action against fossil fuels. My argument is that these activists display a metabolic perspective of capitalist...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2023
... promotes agency, as they become authors of their personal histories instead of objects being written about. While Poeuv herself was born in the Thai refugee camps and arrived in the United States as a refugee, her project encourages second-generation US-born Cambodian Americans to take up storytelling...