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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... inaugural issue that explored how “media politics” and forms of mediated, networked communication were used by conservative countermovements to advance their ideological agendas. The idea of “social textronics” is taken up from this article, revised and expanded in order to suggest how new technologies and...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... conservative clerical takeover, but rather saw in the mass uprisings, deeply embedded in Shi’ism, a kind of “political spirituality” that is necessary to any rethinking of revolution, but that has been largely lost in Euro-American socialist politics. This political spirituality involves precisely the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... community who subvert the clichéd image of that community as a conservative force in US politics and culture. Rereading Muñoz’s writings on Zamora of The Real World , season 3, and recounting how Zamora shared out the unsharable experience of his death, the essay discusses three engagements with Zamora’s...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... nature, does not go beyond shaping the external world and relationships between people. In Germany, grounding the concept of culture in the idea of conserving nature for its own sake has led to spiritualization, to Geisteskultur but has made people forget the idea of culture as a conscious confrontation...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
... self-interested but also to the conservative concepts of adjustment and adaptation that are central both to neoliberal governance and to the psychological movement that sought to depathologize homosexuality. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 LGBT queer neoliberalism social media coming out My...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1 From the Twitter account of Jordan Peele, director of Get Out , signifying on the appointment of black conservative Ben Carson to Trump’s cabinet Figure 1. From the Twitter account of Jordan Peele, director of Get Out, signifying on the appointment of black conservative Ben Carson to More
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 99–125.
Published: 01 December 2003
... their sex, found Anita Hill’s allegations of sexual harassment credible. Following Thomas’s confirmation, the group, feeling that neither feminists nor socially conservative women’s organizations like Concerned Women for America spoke for them, broadened its agenda and evolved into the Inde- pendent...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... nation from dangers. By viewing that era through the cult of personality ratcheted up to full speed by the orches- trators of Reaganism, the media and hence the public mistook what really occurred. Conservatives had installed not merely their beloved Gipper in the White House but also a hegemonic...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
... reflect the needs of national security.2 Expert testimony for the act came from its tireless promoter, Stanley Kurtz, fellow at the conservative Hoover Institution and editor of National Review. Alarmed at the purported anti-Americanism of postcolonial theory  –  influenced Middle East...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Moorish era; the influence of contemporary politics on their writing was such that, as she put it, myth risks replacing history and the present risks displacing the past.5 Liberal historians often romanticized al-Andalus, while conservative...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... American national sphere intimately, as the past November reminded us, reconsolidates its most conservative tendencies.3 The queer, especially when she or he asks to be let into politically legitimate, state-approved family making, discovers that she or he is still a...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
... role in imple- 112 Lindsay Paterson ST 65.05 Paterson 11/8/00 2:26 PM Page 113 menting policy. Previous U.K. Conservative governments had accepted this compromise, in which a mostly non-Conservative civic establishment had charge of...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
... American studies. Mass higher education, viewed as essential to economic competitiveness and national security, was generating levels of dissent conservatives have since attempted to curb. But while universi- ties such as Stanford attempted to stifle dissidence by firing faculty like...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Treurnicht’s Conservative Party. While the AWB shared with European predecessors fascist symbols and the readiness to use vio- lence, their goals differed. Fascist terror aimed at overthrowing democra- tic states and establishing a right-wing dictatorship. Ultraright Afrikaners, like Jewish settlers...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., thus, ultimately that any public religion is dangerous. The preoccupation of American scholars with fundamentalism was prompted not just by newly powerful political movements tied to Islam. The increasing power of religiously conservative Christian movements...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... The widespread interest in Freud’s ideas among U.S. intellectuals following World War II was dramatically split along political lines, and the conservative character of clinical psycho- analysis during this period has...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... do, into the erection of a monument to that first and greatest of Scotland’s patriots. See the thousands of pounds they are now collecting for a monument to Sir Walter Scott, and will they, after this, basely forget Sir William Wallace?”2 The more conservative...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... every citizen to become a law unto himself.’” 5 In the wake of Smith , Christian conservatives made alliances with liberals across the spectrum of American religions to push for legislation that would reinstate the higher standard of judicial review. This activism resulted in the RFRA, which was...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... commodities by biotech corporations. In so doing, biogenetic patenting regimes are gener- ating an intellectual monoculture in which “the contributions of corporate scientists” are placed “over and above the intellectual contributions made by Third World farmers” to the “conservation, breeding...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Optimism is manage to speak loud and clear and with perfect sanity. . . . The problem with messianic pessimism is that it fails to recognize that there are lots of conservative —  intentionalities, and lots of teleologies, lots of functioning histories and...