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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Junaid Rana This essay draws on ethnographic research in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, to illuminate how the concepts of becoming and infrastructure reveal insights into racialization and the workings of the counterterror state. I discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Vicente L. Rafael Much has been written about the vicissitudes of counterinsurgency as a crucial complement to counterterrorism in the US occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan since 2005. Such a strategy necessarily depends on the mastery of local languages by way of translation. This essay focuses on...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Univer- sity. He has published on sympathy and sentiment as modes of power in colonial discourses (Rule of Sympathy, St. Martins-Palgrave), the prob- lems and possibilities of monstrosity in counterterrorism (in Social Text and forthcoming in Cultural Studies), and Hindi commercial cinema and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... incorporation and abjection of the South Asian in hegemonic racial projects in the United States. We consider the tactical node of counterterrorism discourse as it elaborates a civilizational mis- sion that is forever sliding between the...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... salient organizational prob- lems were compartmentalization of surveillance work and poor informa- tion management, a combination that created informational blind spots that prevented inspection of the entire carceral theater of terrorism and counterterrorism. The problem of compartmentalization...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... meaningful and valuable for modeling and predicting consumer behavior and state economies, for policing and counterterrorism, and for advancing robotics, AI, and biotechnology. For us, memory is the precondition for a subaltern history, be it in archives, national mythologies, oral and visual recollections...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... contemporary counterterrorism practices deploy these technologies, and how do these practices and technologies become the quotidian framework through which we are obliged to struggle, sur- vive, and resist? Sexuality is central to the creation of a certain knowledge of terrorism, specifically that branch of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... (civilizing teleologies, ori- entalisms, xenophobia, militarization, border anxieties) and postmodern- ist eruptions (suicide bombers, biometric surveillance strategies, emergent corporealities, counterterrorism gone overboard). With its emphases on bodies, desires...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... protest against an uncertain destiny or against uncertainty as destiny, takes the “daisy cut- ter” bomb as its most proper form. This is a First World affair, since the Third World continually finds itself unable to, or refuses to, achieve the humanity of counterterrorism that expresses itself in and...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
...—the Welfare Reform Act, the Illegal Immigration Reform Act, and the Counterterrorism Act—together worked to politically and the racialized economically disenfranchise the noncitizen and simultaneously to redi- rect capital’s surpluses back into the economy...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Human Rights Council) as a model of counterterrorism offer- ing its expertise in 2011 to forty countries including the United States on how to defeat the terrorist. With the killing of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007