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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
... 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 earlier...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 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-Mart’s neocolonial ethics of (social...
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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 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 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 December 2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... recorded on the Wax Trax! label reimagined industrial in a fanatical relationship to cinematic caricatures of sexual outsiders and antisocial practices. Routed through underground film culture, the group cultivated—and continues to cultivate—these elements during their live performances. While McCoy often...
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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 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... render in 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
... 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 historical convergence of 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 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a “model [that] mixes two processes together: how slaves learned and what slaves learned.” 15 Statistics on their own, enticing in their seeming neutrality, failed to address or unpack black life hidden behind the archetypes, caricatures, and nameless numbered registers of human property slave...
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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
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... defiling white women through its “animal” instinct.22 It had to be quarantined. To be caricatured was as much a preparation for as a process of vic- timization. What value is the victim, or the commemoration of the victim? Is the victim an archive and a navigational aid to better futures, or...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to the objections of Jesuit schol- ars, who had their own stake in the conciliation of Chinese and Christian cosmologies (and were responsible for the term tianzhu in the first place). If the dialogue caricatured the Chinese point of view, Malebranche said, well, “you have only to read...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012