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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ann Pellegrini This essay moves to investigate the co-constitution of “the child” and “the secular.” Twins of modernity, “the child” and “the secular” underwrite moral claims about progress, the universal human, and the ordering of time itself. These moral claims are carried forward by dominant...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 Baldwin holding an abandoned child in Durham, North Carolina, under the gaze of a white Jesus. This photograph graced the cover of several later editions of The Fire Next Time . Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. Republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next More
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Greg L. Childs This article explores the problem of torture and secrecy in the archives of conspiracies, seditions, and black resistance movements in the colonial Americas of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Using the example of the Tailors' Conspiracy, a seditious movement...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the film also shows us how it is possible to be politically protected but not yet physically alive through its focus on the status of the unborn child. Kee's body becomes the battleground for these two opposing forces as the film offers a critique of the politics of migration at the same time...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... property, and cultural impropriety define, adjudicate, and support some fashion-copying practices while stigmatizing others. This essay begins with a historical perspective of fashion copynorms. It then examines one case study — a dispute between a small ecoconscious design firm, Feral Childe, and a large...
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Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 2. The inclusion of children in the image—meant to stress AnthroCart's feature of “child-safe” technology—shows the potential instilled into home office technologies. Image from Zimmerman, Home Office Design , 80. More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 3 Sam Hopkins, Logos of Non-Profit Organizations Working in Kenya (some of which are imaginary) : “Girl Child Africa.” 2010–ongoing. Silkscreen on canvas. 20 × 20 × 5 cm. ©Sam Hopkins. Courtesy of the artist More
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Lisa Cartwright Duke University Press 2003 Photographs of “Waiting Children” THE TRANSNATIONAL ADOPTION MARKET This essay considers the place of visual media, specifically child portrait Lisa Cartwright...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Aldershott, England: Ashgate. Yngvesson, Barbara, and Maureen Mahoney. 2000 .“As one should, ought and wants to be”: Belonging and authenticity in identity narratives. Theory, Culture, and Society 17 : 77 -110. Zelizer, Viviana A. 1985 . Pricing the priceless child...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... no Brasil: Retrato de uma estabilidade inaceitável. Revista Brasileira de ciências sociais 15 : 123 -42. Bartholet, Elizabeth. 1999 . Nobody's children: Abuse and neglect, foster drift, and the adoption alternative. Boston: Beacon. Blum, Ann S. 1998 . Public welfare and child circulation...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the country and were not followed (until recently) by other Vietnamese adoptees. For most adoptees from Asia, stories such as those filmed in recent years by Korean adoptees were far more typical: the only Asian child growing up in a largely white small town somewhere in middle America (Adolfson 1999; Liem...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... by stuffing an entire Finnish chocolate bar into his mouth and letting its melted contents ooze out. Despite what Sara Ahmed might call Sasha’s willfulness, however, the psychologists never raised their voices or punished the child.1 I ask the first question, phrased in the form of a criticism...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... by war.8 However, as Eleana Kim points out, “The aspect of agency that grants a measure of rational choice to the exile, even under extreme duress, is, arguably, of a lesser degree and kind for the adoptee.”9 What often makes the child...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and communication technology in the construction of the child subject . Unpublished manuscript. Strong, Pauline Turner. 2002 . To forget their tongue,their name, and their whole relation: Captivity, extra-tribal adoption, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. In Relative values: Reconfiguring kinship studies...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... drives South African baby-rape crisis. 3 November. www.guardian.co.uk/aids/story/0,7369,587165,00.html . Nanny surveillance: The legal and ethical concerns of spying on your nanny. www.family.go.com/raisingkids/child . Strassman, Mark. 2001. The high-tech war on terror. 17 December. www.cbsnews.com...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to a governmental principle that would determine the political shape of the postwar world. We see this at work in the recurring appearance of the figure of the child in UNESCO’s early discussions about the potential for reeducation in the aftermath of racial violence. I argue that this exemplarily plastic creature...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... from these tracts conveys the message eloquently: cease to reproduce. For unless a mother could bestow white skin privilege on her offspring, her child would not be embraced as a national, as a citizen with legitimate...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... is fundamentally about children and child- hood. Later, in his 1966 book, La Vida, Lewis put an age to it: by the time children were six or seven, he argued, they were so damaged by the effect of the culture of poverty that they were essentially doomed to repeat the impoverished lives of their parents...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 111–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the other—Amy Gehring—acts on it or claims an identity in identifi cation with relation to it. As Freud argued in the infamous essay “A Child Is Being Beaten,” the desire and the desire to punish (and to receive punishment) stems not only from “the forbidden genital relation [in the original...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the child on a chair, and placed a single marshmallow in front of him. The challenge was straight­forward: at any point, the child could ring a bell to summon the adult back in and instantly eat the marshmallow, but if he could leave it uneaten until the adult returned of her own accord, he would...