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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the military imperatives of the very White government that subjected them to the assaults of racism through legal sanction. Central to this problem was the ritual power of civil religion, particularly the role of death in warfare. By risking their lives through military service, African American...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... “civil society.” If postcolonial civil soci- as has often been ety in India is, as has often been noted, a contested space invaded by both religion and (secular) modernizing reform,28 then the question of a noted, a uniform civil code will be decided...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... subordinate into a full-fledged political enemy. 29 A related line of argument stresses the ethical and conjunctural modes of relationality suturing race and religion without reifying civil society as its primary locus. For Ella Shohat and Michael Rothberg, a genealogical approach to Fanon’s insight...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Michael Cobb Duke University Press 2005 Uncivil Wrongs R ACE, RELIGION, H ATE, AND INCEST IN QUEER POLITICS...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Banu Subramaniam Duke University Press 2000 4. Subramaniam 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 67 Archaic Modernities SCIENCE, SECULARISM, AND RELIGION IN MODERN INDIA If...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., photobooks, autoethnographies—is understood as a technology of mediation that operates beyond the bounds of the prevailing Islamophobic and orientalist frames while also addressing Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. The case of the deportees thus illuminates the articulation of race, religion...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of sometimes violent realignments brought about by the upheavals of the Reformation and the sectarian wars unleashed in its wake.6 Progress toward civil peace required the privatization of religion and the establishment of secular reason as...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... test, law cannot and does not distinguish religion from nonreligion; individual believers can and do. Instead, courts trust a person’s or group’s self-reporting—that they sincerely believe what they say they believe—and adjudicate from that point forward. As a criterion, sincerity invokes a host of...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... generically and at times the interface of race and religion more specifically help to code, classify, identify, and effect the belonging and the unbelonging, the trustworthy and the untrusted, the good or model racio-religious character and the bad. Civilization is defended and values fought for from the...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... brings about in the nexus of religion, technology, and bodily dispositions. By many evangelicals, electro-acoustic technology is considered an important means to be “in touch” with God. This emotionally charged experience subjectively confirms the status aparte of the persons who adhere to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and media scholars have identified as “gendered Orientalism.” In Minoo Moallem’s summary, “the trope of the Muslim woman as the ulti- mate victim of a timeless patriarchy defined by the barbarism of Islamic religion and in need of civilizing has become...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., of the inner dynamism and instability generated by the pull between culture defined, in Arnoldian terms, as the highest, disinterested “cultural” achievements of a civilization's elites, and its contrary anthropological definition as a “whole way of life.” This ethnographic expansion of the range of...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... manufactures a disaffected “rabble” without social composition, civil objectivity, or rights. The Hegelian rabble is a condition of permanent distress ( Notrecht ) and rightlessness marked by its unrealized and unrealizable integration into society. The rabble emerges as a right without right in strip searches...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Roopali Mukherjee This piece briefly revisits Social Text 's promise and vantage as a forum for emergent critical scholarship on the challenges of repoliticizing post–civil rights political subjectivities and the relevance of public intellectuals within the promise of black politics in the wake of...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... sovereignty. Global sovereignty is here taken as the enmeshing of three forces: the neoliberal state and its abdication of fundamental responsibilities to citizens, the hand of the global economy in civil war, and the role of international law. The author suggests that contemporary global sovereignty is...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the post-civil rights period. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 biopolitics of race race and science science fiction post-racialism genetics and race The Biopolitics of Race in Futureland Madhu Dubey In his 1941 novel The Day after Tomorrow, Robert A. Heinlein, who is...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are intrinsically disjointed, and this is refracted in language, vision, and the senses. This experimental ethnography attempts to account for some of these effects as they continue to multiply within the present. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 death religion affective geography Greek...