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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... project. Its challenge Social Text 98 • Spring 2009 13 is to create usable knowledge, the better to govern with.6 As the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (henceforth the Census Office...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., Native American, or Asian descent as white; in 1930, however, the census reversed itself, counted such individuals as members of the “Mexican” race, and took pains to “correct” the previous censuses’ categorization of such people as white...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and the Making of Ethnic Statistics in Britain” shows how those in diaspora at times engage in statecraft to establish their diasporic identity and contest notions of blackness. She considers how Liverpool-born blacks used the 1991 National Census of the United...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... quantification of the dream, they are particu- larly elusive statistics—very much like the subjective state they are said to measure. Taking all forms of home ownership together (the Census of Housing...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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 biological, anthropological...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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 ambiguity...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Religious Difference in a Secular Age ; Mufti, Enlightenment in the Colony . 7 Interestingly, in the early twentieth century Arab American migrants in America campaigned to be counted as “white” in the census. This would lead to an ongoing debate and contestation within Arab communities about...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... nascent second generation. Seventy-six percent of Mexicans in the Bronx, 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...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Ramallah was greatly reduced due to emigration.16 66 Taraki • Urban Modernity on the Periphery There are virtually no data about the magnitude of the migrations of past decades into Ramallah. Internal migration data from the 1997 census tend to support the view...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 player-piano rolls became his model for the coding of sequences.20 His system opened up vast new possibilities...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... 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 adop...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 2021
... at the bottom end of the income scale, with over one-fifth of city residents living at or below the federal poverty line according to the 2018 census ( US Census Bureau, “Quick Facts” ). 35. University of Virginia, “Statement of Purpose.” 36. Sommeiller and Price, “New Gilded Age.” 37...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... known as the lal-bazaars. 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...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: Librairie du Recueil Sirey. Sultanate of Oman. 1983 . Statistical yearbook 1983. Muscat: Development Council. ____. 1993 . General census of population,housing, and establishments 1993 . Muscat: Ministry of Development. Thomas, Nicholas. 1991 . Entangled objects. Cambridge: Harvard...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 world computer picosecond...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., invites more extensive participation. It contains a web page for each of the 237,000 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...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Press 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...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... accompanied the rise of chavismo and its allied social movements. Catia TVe, television, and politics in general in contemporary Venezuela cannot be explained without understanding these movements and this new constituency. When the last urban census was taken in 1993 by the official urban develop...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the 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 (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... faces of different 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...