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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mario Di Lauro © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 “British Troops Conduct Counter Taliban Operations,” Mario Di Lauro. Courtesy Getty Images. ...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... from the conduct of the 1991 National Census of the United Kingdom—the first ever to include a direct question on ethnicity—I analyze the myriad dimensions of racialized power and subjectivity at work in demographic knowledge production. In the process, I suggest that the 1991 census reveals less about...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... effectively exist outside the community of rights. During this period, immigration arrests and deportations reached unprecedented levels, at a moment when the majority of the undocumented remained an irredeemably criminalized status. By disavowing any intention to conduct mass deportations, Immigration...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 21–42.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., the economic, and the subjective. They also coordinate (at the level of conduct) projects of capitalist accumulation with efforts at regional security. This assemblage of industries and ethics, made in the name of control, is what this article understands as the soul of security. © 2012 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the military’s attempt to convert language, both its own and those of others, into a weapon of counterinsurgency. It delves into such tactics as the training of soldiers in foreign languages, the attempts to develop automatic translation systems, and the protocols for the conduct of native translators. It also...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of fiction; his authorial relation to cultures of poverty; and themes such as nostalgia, exploitation, opportunism, pleasure, negative effects, risk, and the enjoyment of difference. The interview was conducted live at the Trashing Performance symposium, during a day of discussions and lectures called...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... multiple and contradicting contextual frames. In turn, Gran Torino , which this article reads as a response to the Vang case, illustrates how codes of conduct shift depending on who is in the position to dictate them, and how words that historically signify a racial threat can also erase the very histories...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Nico Baumbach; Damon R. Young; Genevieve Yue This interview was conducted with Fredric Jameson on 13 March 2014 in New York City and has been lightly edited for clarity. On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of “Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Theo Goldberg Against the historical background of the transitions between religion and race, of race as the secularization of the religious, this article traces the ways race operates in the conduct of social struggles, wars, and warring in the making and refashioning of racial conception...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the concept of dissident domesticity that describes how confined subjects respond to the overwhelming spatial and temporal control of confinement; political opposition conducted through domestic forms shows the tensions between creating new, multiple centers of power and practices that denature...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
... are deliberately unsettled through performances of dissent. I offer a case study from fieldwork conducted during antigovernment protests in Bangkok, Thailand, in the early 2010s to analyze how sound acts, circulates, and refracts meaning in the performance of dissent, later returning to protest music—now...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lise Sedrez; Roberta Biasillo Abstract The article illustrates the reemergence of the Atlantic Forest biome in Morro da Babilônia, a favela in Rio de Janeiro, due to a reforestation project started in the 1980s conducted by institutional actors and the local community. The forest has played...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... an individual, and demand to be reckoned with. By answering a hail, by entering the scripted scenario, the individual is interpellated into ideology and thus into subjecthood. I conduct close readings of scriptive things, including a photograph of a light-skinned woman posing in about 1930 with a caricature...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 125–151.
Published: 01 December 2022
... 2022 electricity electricity theft conduction Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man race environmental justice Meanwhile, I enjoy my life with the compliments of Monopolated Light & Power. Since you never recognize me even when in closest contact with me, and since, no doubt, you'll...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
... v. Texas pro- tected the liberty to engage in “certain intimate conduct” as a dimen- sion of a person’s privacy and autonomy. Justice Kennedy, writing for the 6–3 majority, expounds on the constitutional meaning of liberty. He begins...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: “The question before the Court is the validity of a Texas statute making it a crime for two persons of the same sex to engage in certain intimate sexual conduct.”11 That is, the question is not one of “sodomy” but of “intimacy...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
... other force of the Hebraic Yishuv, conducted acts of killing after the surrender of the village. I ask to clarify that what I have written was apparently misunderstood, as I did not mean to suggest that there was a massacre in Tantoura and today I say that there was no massacre...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... York: Zone Books. Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (U.S. House of Representatives). 2000a . In the matter of Representative E. G. “Bud” Shuster . Washington, D.C.:U.S. Government Printing Office. ———. 2000b . Letter of 4 October 2000 to Representative Bud Shuster . Washington,D.C...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... is not just fighting for another world, but for how to be a different subject in this one, and therefore in a sense making a profound linkage between, in Foucauldian terms, new forms of conduct in social relations and new ways of conducting oneself...