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Social Text (1 June 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, of...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... situated within the context of the neoliberal gay Pakistani restructuring of state power. Examining the broader discursive and mate- rial reorganization of U.S. immigration policy in the 1990s through...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 June 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 that the...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 June 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 and...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 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 and...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... examine how artists and audiences themselves mobilize the mode. This is especially true for Global South, state socialist, and authoritarian contexts, where traditions of political engagement through art, practices of skirting censorship through aesthetic indirection, and demands for depictions of the...
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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 September 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...
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Social Text (1 September 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 and...
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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 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... contemporary art 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...
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Social Text (1 June 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 and...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 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 (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Philippines 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...
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Social Text (1 December 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...