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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in Paris in September, and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October, in which he resigned from the French Communist Party. The editorial note places the two pieces in the context of the political currents of French colonialism at the time (on the eve of the Algerian revolution) and of Césaire's own...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 74–77.
Published: 01 September 2009
... against the deadening metric of disciplinary accountability as well. The editorial collective foments a deliberative process that aims to set its own context and hence to make something generative of its internal disciplinary difference. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 China David L. Eng...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and finally points to feminist questions that must be considered by the journal today in the context of broader social analysis to understand how rapidly changing economic realities intersect with gender. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism Livia Tenzer When I was working at the Feminist...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
... context in which these refugees were situated to uncover how their rightlessness was produced and how these historical conditions established the terms of their demands for recognition. It then explores how the legal frame shaped the limits and opportunities mediating the refugees' testifying acts...
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Social Text (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 (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... context. The comparison of the “postmodern savage” series entitled the Caliban Codex , part of an exhibition mounted at the Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery in New York City (1992), with more recent work exhibited at the Western Front Gallery in Vancouver (2006) reveals how Durham continues to vex the simple...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua Neves This essay supplements a growing body of work on domestic television in China by exploring some histories of the screen outside the home. Rooted in Olympic-era Beijing, this discussion converges around three intermedial contexts: (1) contemporary art and exhibition; (2) nondomestic...
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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...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of catastrophe. These representations emerge within the increasing globalization of transitional justice, a context that seeks intensifying degrees of communicability as it turns local legacies of violence into ones with international implications. Gillian Slovo's account of a South African amnesty hearing, Red...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and argues that a cultural logic of “fictions of return” forms a central part of the production of Filipino America as a transnational sociospatial formation. The first section discusses the production of Filipino America in the context of America's exhibitionary complex. The article proceeds to trace...
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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...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... especially focused on the film's sound design, it argues that the film shows us a significant shift in the formal location of Jia's representation of the relation between history and the everyday in the Chinese context. Along the way, the essay assumes that the worldly register in which these arguments take...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., and in the diaspora, and producing an archive of censored histories. The article situates this music within a genealogy of artistic and protest movements by ’48 Palestinians, providing a historical context for the national and political identities articulated in the music of a new generation of ’48 Palestinians...