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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 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... masculinity and also the site for the making and unmaking of citizenship. Tracking the production of minority citizenship and national belonging, this essay examines how Nasreen alerts us to the way in which forces of violence during a political crisis take as their favored expression the masculine assertion...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... imaginaries. This comes at the expense of the radical imagination. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Finance as Capital’s Imagination? Reimagining Value and Culture in an Age of Fictitious Capital and Crisis Max Haiven This essay seeks to contribute to the theoretical groundwork for a cultural...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Ana Teresa Ortiz; Laura Briggs Duke University Press 2003 The Culture of Poverty, Crack Babies, and Welfare Cheats THE MAKING OF THE “HEALTHY WHITE BABY CRISIS” In 2002, a researcher looking for endocrine markers of early childhood Ana Teresa Ortiz stress and...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
... October 2001. ____. 2001c . “A Looming New York Fiscal Crisis.” New York Times , 3 October 2001. ____. 2001d . “Mayor of the Moment.” New York Times , 14 September 2001. ____. 2001e . “Mr. Giuliani's Risky Budget.” New York Times , 26 April 2001. ____. 2001f . “The Next Mayor's Job.” New...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2007 The Crisis at Columbia Ac ademic Freedom, Are a Studies, and Contingent L abor in the Contempor ary Ac ademy New York has always had its share of pest problems, but in...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Angela Garcia Based on ethnographic research and critical reflection on Carlos Reygadas’s film Post Tenebras Lux , this article explores the texture and temporality of crisis and endurance in Mexico. Specifically, it traces the transformation of one of Mexico City’s ubiquitous anexos (annexes...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
... encounter in teaching, in a British business school, between undergraduate students and reports of the current financial crisis, approaching the crisis phenomenologically. The article concludes with a discussion of mutual promises and possession in the world of finance. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Deborah Mindry The transition to democracy in South Africa promised a new equitable social order that would be responsive to the needs of “the people.” These hopes were very quickly eclipsed by a transition to neoliberalism and by the HIV/AIDS crisis. An examination of the HIV crisis provides...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Benjamin Tausig As a global financial crisis rippled through the late 2000s and early 2010s, with mass political movements rising in its wake, many journalists and critics in the English-language press asked an anxious question: where are the protest songs? But the question was begged: such songs...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... negative feelings into political potentials. In examination of two New York Times feature articles from the mid-1970s, the essay suggests that depression and economic crisis have been ineluctably linked in the recent period of neoliberalism. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Depression Today, or New...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay proposes a brief reflection on the meanings and relevancy of postcolonialism as a keyword in contemporary cultural studies. Taking as a point of departure the well-known etymological crisis through which many scholars feel compelled to explain how...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Abraham Acosta This essay argues that recent developments at the US/Mexico border, specifically the passing of SB 1070 and HB 2281 in Arizona, have irrevocably altered an already conflicted political and sociocultural landscape, prompting an unprecedented crisis of resistance for which a new model...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Wahome Mutahi and Wahome Karengo’s satirical hardboiled detective novel, The Miracle Merchant (2003), and Abderrahmane Sissako’s film Bamako (2006), my article analyzes one example of how African writers transfigure the crime genre to engage the epistemological crisis provoked by neoliberal governance...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... European Question is to identify a problem that is simultaneously epistemic (geographic, historiographical, ethnographic) and political. Today, in the extended aftermaths of orientalism, transatlantic slavery, colonialism, the Cold War, and European integration and amid the shocks of the global crisis of...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Solmaz Sharif A poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry sign reading CHOOSE LIFE sign reading SOLVE THE WATER CRISIS sign reading WARNING UNEXPLODED SHELLS sign reading DATE SHAKES which did not mean as we guessed shaking the palm trees until the dates fell but what came out of a...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Johns Hopkins University. She is editor of the forthcoming collection Beyond Crisis: A Critical Look at Pakistan (Routledge India), and is working on a book manuscript, “The Passage of a Promise: Mosques, Sectarianism, and Everyday Life in Pakistan.” Her articles have been published in Anthro...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): np.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Harlem. He is beginning dissertation research on business politics and fiscal crisis in New York City. Laura Briggs is associate professor of women’s studies at the University of Arizona and author of Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science, and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico (University of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... future, catastrophic or redemptive, have been replaced by senses of the end of this or that (the end of ideology, art, or social class; the “crisis” of Leninism, social democracy, or the welfare state, etc., etc.): taken together, all of these perhaps constitute what is increasingly called neoliberalism...