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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... stories on the 1947 partition of British India by Sa'adat Hasan Manto. By concentrating on Manto's writings, this essay revisits Pakistan's early history to demonstrate how, after the country's creation, there was continued debate among intellectuals about what would constitute a national culture—an...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... discreet formation affecting only previously or actually socialist countries and that, when seen through the lens of Marxist humanism, to which American ethnic studies can be considered heir, the condition today in China and globally is resoundingly not posthumanist. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Is...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 2012
... transforming “the barbaric world dominated by civilized countries,” in the words of the late Qing Dynasty intellectual Yang Du. These theories of subjectivity deserve renewed attention, as they are valuable spiritual resources for contemporary left-wing intellectuals as they try to imagine the future for China...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., was accused of seventeen murders. The episode occurred at a key political conjuncture, at the end of a brutal decade in which staggering crime rates belied the Central American country's claim to an internationally lauded “peace.” The El Directo biospectacle emerged from the convergence of a widely...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... interactions in Ghana occur within a broader sociopolitical and cultural terrain that is not limited to heritage tourism. This terrain is configured through Ghana's own historical trajectory and narratives around slavery and race which, in turn, are informed and renegotiated by the country's relationship with...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Hughes and Mario Bauzá, and the reception by their audiences produced new hierarchal and relational understandings of Afro-diasporic cultures in both countries. Cubans celebrated Hughes as a representative of the most advanced sector of the global “colored race.” At the same time, Hughes played a...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... articulation of love. In this rehearsal, the authors consider the ethnographic and institutional entanglements that bring them to this project through a playful presentation of “liner notes” to their mixtape for America. In so doing they trace an unromantic love of country—love of the desert, love of the swamp...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... circulation have impacted positions, policies, and practice among the agencies and countries involved in transnational adoption. Concerns have included the problematic nature of a system where children of poor countries become commodities and their images become advertisements in a global market, the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... countries of a veritable state capitalism, exploiting the working class in a manner not very different from the way the working class is used in capitalist countries; the conception generally held among communist parties of Stalinist orientation of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the democratic transition, and in 1986, with Social Text 87, Vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 2006. © 2006 by Duke University Press Spain’s accession into the European Union — the country has gone through moments of painful self-examination about its “qualified...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Mitchell control of the countryside around Kabul, and with the south and east of the country already in their hands they were now making preparations to conquer the north. In Washington the Taliban delegation met with State Department officials and discussed the plans of the California oil com- pany...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., national data showed a decrease in the epidemic’s growth rate. The National AIDS Program and the World Bank now report that half of the projected 1.2 million HIV cases have been averted.3 In 1997 the Brazilian government began to provide free antiretrovi- ral drugs to all of the country’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... essays in this issue explore transnational adoption from multiple perspectives, encompassing both “sending” and “receiving” countries: birth parents who relinquish children, adoptive parents and adopted children, and adult adoptees. All of the essays view adoption as situated in the midst of larger...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... diverse as Africans from black Africa, North Americans, Antilleans, and Madagascans. To me the answer seems obvious: the common denominator is the colonial situation. It is a fact that most black countries live under a colonial regime. Even an independent country such as Haiti is in fact...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
...: Cambridge University Press. Weintraub, Jeff. 1997 . The theory and politics of the public/private distinction. In Public and private in thought and practice , edited by Jeff Weintraub and Krishna Kumar. Chicago:University of Chicago Press. World Bank. 1997. Helping countries combat corruption: The...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... producing the concept of a global culture. South Atlantic Quarterly 94.4 (fall). UNCTAD. 1989 . Trade and development report,1989 . New York: United Nations. United Nations. 1951 . Measures for the economic development of underdeveloped countries . New York:United Nations. ____. 2002...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... time to become operational because of technological insuffi ciency, a large population to work on, and lack of personnel. He says that data entry took a lot of time, adding that Turkey is a very crowded country compared to European countries, a condition that slowed MERNI˙S’s construction.4 But...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
...- ings has turned into a complex negotiation and a learning process for me in terms of all the politics between the more recently arrived immigrant wave — people who are exerting their political influence right now in their countries of...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... children. The adoptions had taken place during the middle years of the Pino- chet dictatorship, and for the parents this was their first visit to Chile. Some of them had adopted other children from countries such as Thai...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Tiffany Ruby Kelley Robin D. G. . 2000 . “Unfinished Migrations: Reflections on the African Diaspora and the Making of the Modern World.” African Studies Review 43 , no. 4 : 11 – 45 . Richter Daniel . 2003 . Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America...