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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Hall, M., and B. Nichols. 1997 . Clinton: Citizenship means giving. USA Today , 25 April. Harris, D. 1997 . Right cause can boost image and sales. Automotive News , 27 October, 32 . Himmelstein, J. 1996 . Corporate philanthropy and business power. In Corporate philanthropy at the crossroads...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Andrews Drawing on recent theories of affect and affectivity, this essay argues that depression is an “affect” that connects the individual and the social. In particular, depression serves as both a response to, and a cause of, economic fears and uncertainties—a “quasi-cause” that opens up...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... caused was severe. Families who had never been apart were separated for years with little means of communication. Some Inuit died in the sanatoria. Family members had no way of knowing whether the absent were alive or dead. Many had a hard time finding words to speak into the recorder. Nonetheless, they...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... empire and reason. It exposes how love and hate are affectively policed to create a field of good and bad objects and liberal and indigenous subjects, regulated by a colonial morality that is not the cause but rather the effect of processes of repair. What are the colonial dimensions of object relations...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... motivated to cause change. Currently, though, there’s an abundance of knowledge, and of media, about how fucked up the world is. A variety of texts—memes on “Weird Facebook,” Claudia Rankine’s Citizen , and journalism about Dana Schutz’s painting Open Casket —register frustration with assumptions that the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Rosalind Morris What explains the social power of music in the United States today? What allows Americans to invoke it as the cause of antisocial violence, as well as of personal expressivity? This essay contemplates the peculiar American invention of a musical culture defined by generation, which...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
...: “HIV causes AIDS. Anti- retrovirals are the only medications currently available that alleviate the consequences of HIV infection” (so read the open letter to Mbeki calling for Tshabalala-Msimang’s dismissal, signed by more than eighty of the world’s leading AIDS experts).1 The outgoing UN...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... history at Rutgers University. He has published several essays on racial identity and is completing his manuscript “The Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917–1939,” a history of New Negro Movements radicals from the African Blood Brotherhood to the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Heroes, and the Reproduction of Ciudad Juárez Melissa W. Wright 93 An All-Consuming Cause: Breast Cancer, Corporate Philanthropy, and the Market for Generosity Samantha King 115 Contributors Fawzia Afzal-Khan is a...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
... war “mistakes” have been publicly exposed, it seems that nei- ther the justification nor the cause of the war has been the focus of public intellectual attention. Indeed, thinking too hard about what brought this about has invariably raised fears that to find a set of causes will be to have found a...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the international of decent feelings because it attempts to erase antagonisms that are the necessary precursors of revo- lutionary theory and practice. Such cause for concern certainly has not disappeared. This erasure of antagonisms is bound up with the grotesque reduction and projection of...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... was an account of poverty that, like the subsequent Moynihan Report, focused on behaviors and beliefs learned in childhood as a cause of multigenerational poverty. These included a looseness about sexuality that meant multiple partners...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reverse after a real or imagined slight from Michael Brown, who was walking in the road with his friend Dorian Johnson. The car almost hit Brown, causing him to push back at the car door as Wilson tried to open it into his body. A brief tussle at the car...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... blue in color, which makes them pretty much invisible in the water. So much so that for years nobody knew what was causing swimmers such excruciating pain, shock, and heart failure. Since 1954 box jellyfish have been found...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... bind up different ways of construing space.4 If we con- sider epidemics as concatenations of biopolitical events that occur within space-­time, then their scalar articulations inform our sense of what causes them, what they are, and how they affect different people in different ways; furthermore...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 125–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... here on the unstable and much-negotiated character of autobiography as a genre. Edward Said’s Out of Place: A Memoir (1999) and the heated debate that its publication caused allows me to illustrate some of the theoretical points discussed in the first part of my essay, as they...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 105–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the luminaries of the scientific method who, jumping up and down, indicate that gravity exists so therefore postfoundationalists should not. A second is a more substantive exploration of symbolic matter, or language as stuff: the impor- tance of seeing that ideas do not simply cause material...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... cause of some initial discomfort to officials of the Interna- tional Olympic Committee, the wounded flag did make it to the February 8 event, carried into the stadium before a hushed crowd of 55,000. Too fragile to fly, this new symbol of global unity bore the hurt of all civilized nations. Yielded...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., valuation or stoning, knowledge or annihilation — we all know the deal. We all deal, and we’ve all been dealt. This topic, so urgent, so worn. Dealt to me ’cause I didn’t watch enough TV in elementary and everyone made fun of me. Didn’t have that social know-how, you know? The lube. Here are the Post-it...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
... political work) alternative? Is it because one must maintain alive at all costs every possible piece of historical debris, including fragments from a rhetorical tradition that no longer corresponds to present conditions, that would seem to further the good cause? Should we be, on the other hand...