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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... caricature of a young African American man, a set of twentieth-century arcade photographs, a viciously racist 1898 alphabet book by E. W. Kemble, and a black doll called “Uncle Tom” that was whipped in the 1850s by a white girl who would grow up to write best-selling children's books. These readings show how...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 35–46.
Published: 01 June 2006
... mining old stores of prejudice — recent events tend to confirm Said’s conclusions. Despite every opportunity to know better, the media has filled the early moments of the present century with caricatures of the “Arab type.” The...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... neoliberalism, and a refusal to accord it respectful attention not only makes caricatures of its many sincere adherents but also leaves no terrain for engaging them.” Nevertheless, Moreton deftly illustrates the complic- ity of Christian piety, surplus value extraction, and heteronormativity in Wal...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
... was becoming objectified in Germany. Yet Super Illu singled itself out by railing against caricatures and negative sim- plifications of East German character widespread in the western press. Super Illu claimed then and continues to claim now that it offers a more...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Bois’s membership in the Communist Party has been caricatured as a show of support for Stalinism. However, The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois offers us another explanation.20 In opposition to racial liberal versions of African American...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... caricatural terms. 17 Ibid., 16. 18 Ibid., 11. 19 Ellen Rooney makes a similar point in “Live Free or Describe.” She focuses in particular on what she sees as Best and Marcus’s misreading of Althusser’s conception of symptomatic reading, though she also says, “Jameson’s critical impact...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Fiske’s Reading the Popular would be my primary example) caricatured and rendered mechanistic the experience of mass culture described in the Dialectic of Enlightenment , it did so in part because it misunderstood or ignored these broader concerns elaborated among others by Jameson, namely, the...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 125–141.
Published: 01 June 2016
... spark a renaissance of interest in what were called radical materialists, chief among them Spinoza. Even poststructuralism, often unfairly caricatured as unmoored from material reality, placed a special emphasis on the material specificity of, say, the diacritical mark, the gestures of the body, or the...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... primitive, the justification of racist imperialism, and the imprint of social Darwinism. In particular, political cartoons featuring simian caricatures are often used in works of history to illustrate paradigms of primitivist thinking, in which a monkey stands in for the purported “savageness” of a...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... critiqued by the plot. Not surprisingly, given the late Wahome Mutahi’s reputation as Kenya’s premier satirist, the writers emphasize this threat by turning Dhlakama into a satirical caricature of the very dangers he poses.28 Without apparent irony, for...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... characterize their sound, TKK incorporates the samples as part of the lyrics in many of their albums’ liner notes. The albums that TKK recorded on the Wax Trax! label reimagined industrial in a fanatical relationship to cinematic caricatures of sexual outsiders and antisocial practices. Routed through...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... history was once told at the beginning of his studies that he was there in order to do research and not to think. Now, that is a caricature and no doubt a rare case, but it does at least exemplify a tendency. Let me add that such repressive tendencies...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... controversial move, given that the film had been released to an outpouring of criticism from African American scholars, actors, and journalists for its caricatures of domestic workers as mammy figures who were contented caretakers of whites, its distorted images of black males, and its comic treatment of...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... relativist glow.” 24 On the one hand, White Teeth and novels like it (which I survey at the end of this section) seem a part of this liberal multicultural project, bearing witness to other national voices they proceed to caricature in order to be consumed by Western elites. It matters that Archie’s best...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
...). Posters that appeared in midtown Manhattan only days after the promises to attacks show a turbaned caricature of bin Laden being anally penetrated by the Empire State Building. The legend beneath reads, “The Empire emasculate bin Strikes Back” or “So...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is reduced to the explanation of militant Islamism’s rise (on the basis of support by rightist regimes, anti-Soviet militarization, or even to U.S. foreign policy). Nor will we be aided by an analysis of the most banal and obviously odious caricatures that circulate in right-wing contexts as...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
... relying on caricatured subjects. With the words of their rightless clients constantly shadowed by a cloud of doubt, the HCC lawyers also drew on the refugee body itself as a significant form of evidence that further buttressed the refugees’ testi- monies. Two striking examples occurred during...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011