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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... corresponding figure, homo sacer , or sacred man. It does so through a discussion of Alfonso Cuarón's 2006 film Children of Men , looking at how the film's story line—an infertile world in which one refugee, Kee, is found to be pregnant—links pregnancy to political systems that regulate who gets counted as...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Melanie Nicholson Duke University Press 2006 Without Their Children Rethinking Motherhood a mong Tr ansn ation al Migr ant...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... right that “the child” summons the fantasy of a future. Nevertheless, we must critically supplement his analysis by asking, which child, whose fantasized future? © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 “What Do Children Learn at School?” Necropedagogy and the Future of the Dead Child Ann...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 39.
Published: 01 December 2014
...D-L Alvarez © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 D-­L Alvarez, Cry, used children’s clothes, each tailored to fit a person approximately 5'11" tall and of average body size, 2007. Courtesy of the artist Social Text 121 • Vol. 32, No. 4...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... experts under changing political winds. Re-willing not only disciplines and subjectivates children, it also divides them along class lines, directing each toward different expectations about what a life could be. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 The Will to What? Class, Time, and Re-­Willing in...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Armando García In light of the current immigration debate, and in particular the state-sponsored carceral arguments most recently sparked by the arrival of Central American refugee children on the US-Mexico border, this article takes cues from the late José Esteban Muñoz’s call to sense the...
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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 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Teresa Ortiz stress and trauma compared two groups: postinstitutionalized children and Laura Briggs adopted from Romania by U.S. families, and post–foster care children adopted by U.S. families. By virtually any measure—age at adoption, aggressiveness toward peers and family, trouble getting along...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Toby Alice Volkman Duke University Press 2003 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Brown, Jane. 2002. International-Adopt-Talk@yahoogroups.com . Cartwright, Lisa. n.d. On the bodies of children: Media...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Bearings, and the Mythology of Roots Barbara Yngvesson 7 Embodying Chinese Culture: Transnational Adoption in North America Toby Alice Volkman 29 Wedding Citizenship and Culture: Korean Adoptees and the Global Family of Korea Eleana Kim 57 Photographs of “Waiting Children”: The...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Bearings, and the Mythology of Roots Barbara Yngvesson 7 Embodying Chinese Culture: Transnational Adoption in North America Toby Alice Volkman 29 Wedding Citizenship and Culture: Korean Adoptees and the Global Family of Korea Eleana Kim 57 Photographs of “Waiting Children”: The...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... children can't wait: China's emerging model for intercountry adoption . Cambridge, Mass.: China Seas. Chang, Kimberly. 2001 . Personal communication. Chen, Vivia. 1999 . No recipe for being Chinese-American. Families with Children from China 6 : 17 -18. Davies, Lindsay. 2000 . Navel gazing...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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 (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., “Where are you from?” Upon learning we were from Korea, they would often divulge their family connections to Korea with a disconcerting frankness: they had children, nieces, and nephews adopted from Korea, they would say, or had friends with adopted Korean children. Some announced to me their...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... York: Basic. Sants, H. J. 1964 . Genealogical bewilderment in children with substitute parents. British Journal of Medical Psychology 37 : 133 -41. Simmel, Georg. [1908] 1978 . The philosophy of money. Sohn-Rethel, Alfred. 1983 . Intellectual and manual labor. Atlantic Highlands, NJ...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... required states to provide “free and appropriate” education to children with disabilities, an act that proved both a product of and a catalyst for social and political self-­identification around a shared diagnosis. “ADD as an entity thus was legislated...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the acquisition of the proper tools. Learning foreign languages, acquir- ing the various kinds of cultural capital necessary for employment, and, above all, providing their children with better prospects in a globalized economy have become a primary...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... culture: Space, identity, and the politics of difference. Cultural Anthropology 7 : 6 -23. Herrmann, Kenneth J., Jr., and Barbara Kasper. 1992 . International adoption: The exploitation of women and children. Affilia 7 : 45 -58. Hubinette, Tobias. 2002 . The adoption issue in Korea:Diaspora...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... produced when, in the 1950s, the settler state removed Inuit children and adults with tuberculosis to southern hospitals. When the children returned they were sometimes greeted as ghosts, parents and relatives not recognizing their children as living, and the children unable to relate to their living...