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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Population Censuses and Surveys (henceforth the Census Office), in a public relations document titled Why Do We Need a Census? explained: The census collects information about each person in the country and pro- duces a range of statistical...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-born blacks used the 1991 National Census of the United Kingdom to construct their identities and legitimate their belonging and citizenship in Britain while resisting the census’s “other-ing” effect of marking blacks as non-British. Particularly...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
...—very much like the subjective state they are said to measure. Taking all forms of home ownership together (the Census of Housing includes detached homes, apartments, trailers, tents, and boats in this...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “in genetic terms all human beings, regardless of race, are 99.9% the same.” The following year, the US Census Bureau issued a press release clarifying that its racial categories “reflect a social defini- tion of race” that does “not conform to any...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... than practically, but later, the application of the music roll/punched-card idea returned in the work of Herman Hollerith, who devised a revolution- ary system for automating the tabulation of the 1890 U.S. Census. Hol- lerith studied both the Jacquard and player-piano systems in detail, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Internal migration data from the 1997 census tend to support the view that migration to Ramallah may have been considerable. And when compared with the much larger cities of Hebron and Nablus, the uniqueness of Ramallah is amplified. The data reveal that less than half (48 percent...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Native Americans who appeared on the US Census of 1900, the historic low point of the indigenous population in North America. This “Facebook of the dead” permits visitors to share stories about native peo- ples in 1900 and to upload relevant documents and...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., the borough where the two comités I researched are located, arrived after 1990, and few of them are citizens. While the U.S. Census does not control for those who might be legal permanent residents or holders of any number of different kinds of visa, I estimate that at least 75 percent and...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Asia in the United States thus presents a peculiar geography. Classified under the category “Turkey in Asia” until the 1910 census, immigrants from the Ottoman provinces of Syria and Palestine were grouped with Greeks and Armenians. The...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... The enumeration of the prostitutes by religion and caste was taken up in the census of colonial India as early as 1872.5 The fuzziness of the com- munity that lived by sexual activity was fi nally erased as the prostitutes were reduced to a defi nable, enumerable category. The “sexual myths of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau, the newly published Gay and Lesbian Atlas, and books like The Great Divide persuasively support the conclusion that our “gay friends in the red states” must be white, homo- normative gays and lesbians fixated on causes like gay marriage, gay...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 2018 disposability biopolitics mobility sanctuary When the US Census Bureau director abruptly quits his job, and just as the US minority will soon be the US majority, we might consider how the biopolitics of counting bodies facilitates the structural adjustment of social refuse. Whose bodies count...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., plantations, and camps—many of us (and I use this term perhaps too loosely) still do and are. They and along with those cast in white collars also do the unremunerated work of interface, of tending their screens—someone’s screen. As Instagram contributor or data point on a sovereign census, they drive the...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... colors onto each other. As Donna Haraway argues, Michael Jackson, the child symbol of black pride whom medical treatment made into a “white” adult, became the perfect symbol of the way race was supposed to (not) signify.42 At the same time, as the Census Bureau recorded, this was purely (or precisely...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Michael Denning The representational work of these labor apparatuses cannot be underestimated; their censuses and standard-of-living surveys created the categories through which we still think about work. For example, the ILO helped codify the divide between the...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
... territory, taking the national census, building the museum. American Literary History 10.1 (spring): 185 -98. Nekola, Charlotte, and Paula Rabinowitz. Writing red: An anthology of American women writers, 1930-1940 . New York: City University, Feminist Press. Palestine National Council. 1988...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and contention are occurring around the country. is no longer That new Latinos/as are changing New York State is evidenced not just by official census statistics, but also by informal indicators such as located outside the growing...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of “the human” — that has been encrypted into the machine architecture at the level of the code. All those punch cards perfected in the management of the colonial census and genocide. These relations go back to the women who were computers (“a Computer: one who computes”), who calculated the...