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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... PALESTINE IN A TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXT In the three years since the outbreak of the second Intifada in October Timothy 2000, the policy making of the U.S. government has been haunted by the Mitchell, question of Palestine. The Intifada made brieﬂy visible the consequences Gyan Prakash...
Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
...David J. Phillips Duke University Press 2005 From Privacy to Visibility CONTEXT, IDENTITY, AND POWER IN UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS...
Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
...” within the legal record is at once a symptom of the at the limit of contemporary forms and forces of a capitalist globalization. In this essay I argue that the juridical appearance of the “gay Paki- national law, the stani immigrant” must be situated within the context...
Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Tryon P. Woods This essay explores the ethicopolitical context in which black art, black performance, black social movements, and black popular culture find expression. I configure the critical study of hip hop within an accounting of the materiality of antiblack sexual violence in which the modern...
Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Petrus Liu This article argues that the development of queer theory as a field has been critically shaped by a desire to dissociate the studies of gender and sexuality from material concerns. Though what is meant by “the material” varies wildly from context to context, queer critiques...
Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joanne Barker This article addresses the coproduction of US imperialism, racism, and debt in the dispossession and indenture of Indigenous peoples. It does so by thinking through the 2008 subprime crisis within the context of the Occupy Wall Street movement and some of the scholarship...
Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This article explores the notion of contribution and the role of emigrant intellectuals in relation to their new cultural context. Using the example of German exiles in the United States, Adorno suggests that if emigrants find the demands for intellectual independence in discord...
Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... definitions of urbanity, and by implication rurality, have shifted within the context of these new urban cartographies. Duke University Press 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Urban Margins Kamran...
Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of circulation and representation that it turn creates the pragmatic contexts for modes of practice and worship. It is through close attention to the materiality of religion forms – be they based in sound, image, or body – and their circulation as aesthetic and ritual forms that we can trace how religion becomes...
Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—an incomplete discussion that may still be ongoing. Within this context, Manto enables the author to offer a critique of Pakistan's normative national history and to suggest a different path to understand the country's past and, possibly, to envision its future. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011...
Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the human as a set of comparative and relational events in specific historical and geopolitical contexts by investigating Euro-American, Chinese, and transnational itineraries of the human. While it analyzes China's potential to undo the universalizing claims of Western idealized norms of the liberal human...
Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., the article analyzes the figure of the sacrificial victim in the context of neoliberalism’s authoritarian tendencies and argues that sacrificial figuration allows us to think past the polarizations (West/rest; Trump supporters/Muslims) of our contemporary historical moment. Brown’s account of sacrifice...
Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... disposition to care , as both noun and verb. This deep context helps us account for the rise of a statist, ameliorative new liberalism at the turn of the century and the building of a midcentury apparatus of “white care”: a surround of institutions and infrastructure dedicated to the education, health...
Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 105–123.
Published: 01 December 2020
... could mean in the context of settler colonialism, where Indigenous women and queers are disappeared into nowhere, and in light of Indigenous insistence on land as normative, where Indigenous bodies reemerge as first and foremost political orders, this article offers queer Indigenous relationality...
Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
...’ imaginative engagements with the #IfIDieInPoliceCustody hashtag memorializing Sandra Bland's death, the author identifies that users craft an anticipatory nonspectatorship , a mode of imaginative witnessing arising from the contexts of technological and visual failure and the situated imaginations of Black...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... between European cosmopolitanism and the Greek archaic, marginalizes. I am interested in the ethnography of the every day that lacks the securities, facilities, and utilities of a homogenizing and synchronizing context. In the agonistic interplay between the macrological and the everyday, time and space...
Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 125–141.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the status of criticism and theory has changed subtly in recent years, particularly with the advent of new materialism and the larger ontological turn in contemporary theory. This article reassesses Jameson in the context of today’s new materialism, with an eye on the relationship between politics...
Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and social norm. In this context annoyance—noise pollution’s unstable ground—serves as an affective and corporeal register of the permeability of bodies and buildings, a crucial dimension of the atmospheric. And lastly, edge spaces of infrastructure reflect the interplay between sounds from the sky...
Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... infrastructure in the context of the terror-industrial complex, which implements technologies of policing as part of the state and toward a range of community-based approaches in the nonprofit industry. By drawing attention to the concepts of racial becoming and racial infrastructure, this intervention asks what...
Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kathryn Yusoff Geology is a praxis of materiality and thought in the genealogy of Western metaphysics and racial capitalism and a site of possession in the Anthropocene. In the context of renewed interest in the inhuman, this article uses the analytic of geologic realism to navigate between...