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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rick Maxwell This essay concerns three decades of engagement with themes of labor and class in the pages of Social Text . It identifies common threads and describes dozens of variations that contributors made on these themes. The continuities include: social and cultural reproduction of class; race...
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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 Post...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Stanley Aronowitz Duke University Press 2004 Against Schooling EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CLASS The crisis in American education, on the one hand, announces the Stanley bankruptcy of progressive education and, on the other hand...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Lisa Taraki The Palestinian town of Ramallah, possibly on the lowest rung of urban hierarchies in the region, is a peripheral town trying to become a city on the fringes of the Arab world. Its nascent new middle class partakes enthusiastically in the trans-Arab, urban, middle-class ethos elaborated...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... explores the fragmented production of the gendered and classed subjects within this transnational space and how FTZ women workers responded to this by negotiating an identity that challenged the particular subjectivity that middle-class and capitalist narratives imposed on them. The essay focuses on how...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Patrick Leary This essay explores the politics of representation in contemporary Venezuelan television, which in its mainstream forms has produced an urban imaginary that models national citizenship on the geographic, class, and racial divisions of the Venezuelan metropolis. The nation's...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... culture, generated in part by the colonial encounter and in part by the collision with working-class subcultures, allowed it to include the whole way of life of other populations: now culture could include the popular and demotic, the marginalized and oppressed subjects of modernity. This contradictory...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... broken immigration system installed a repressive form of governmentality based in failure. While deferring any legalization, federal and state authorities fostered a regime of exclusion and removal that constituted a class of minimal subjects , those of unauthorized migrants and their kin who would...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... be reduced to the class struggle. He criticizes the European Left's imperialist tendencies and argues against dividing progressive forces in places like Martinique along dogmatic ideological lines. Césaire thus treats his break with the Communists as a declaration of independence and reclamation of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández This essay places the 1871 Camp Grant Indian Massacre in the context of the rise of a capitalist class of citizens and the state-sponsored violence they enacted as part of a war-based cross-border economy. Tracing transnational circuits of power in the borderland...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “overkill” as a way of apprehending a queer ontology that stands in contrast to the security of an LGBT identity. That the murdered were working class and largely people of color and/or trans/gender nonconforming marks this interpersonal violence as a restaging of larger iterations of necropolitical state...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the emerging new Chinese middle class, which has proved itself to be a formidable force in cultural and ideological production in contemporary China. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 I Want to Be Human A Story of China and the Human Dai Jinhua Translated by Shuang Shen In 2009 a Chinese...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., the CBS broadcast promoted two competing and incompatible narratives: one that traced a direct line from the innovations of mid-century corporate prosperity to middle-class domestic security and another that followed a black expressive line of flight as it moved across the Atlantic to the Caribbean...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Dominic Johnson Bruce Benderson is a writer who loves the dirt of cities and narrates the lives of those who wear its grit. His writings in fiction and nonfiction have established him as a key figure for thinking about sexuality, class, and the shifting social and cultural circumstances of urban...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Deborah R. Vargas This essay considers the afterlife of punk through an orientation of time and space in the spatiotemporality of the cantina (South Tejas working-class bar). With attention to the Tejas punk sounds of Piñata Protest and Girl in a Coma, I consider punk’s afterlife in the form of...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed as a...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... significant objective is to bring attention to the ways modalities of social difference, such as race, gender, class, and ability, structure the practices of making and listening to recordings as well as the manners in which we think about those practices. Another purpose is to implode the ultimately...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Alyosha Goldstein This essay focuses on class action lawsuits brought by African American and Native American farmers against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for discrimination in the administration of its farm loan programs. The author argues that to see the broad significance of these...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., or necessarily beneficent. It addresses the invisibilization and channeling of artistic labor by culture industries, investment in the arts by the ruling class and state, the ideological centrality of novelty in arts discourse, and ways that hierarchies of cultural value intersect with...