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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire “Culture and Colonization,” which has long been unavailable in English translation, was Aimé Césaire's speech at Le Premier Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence africaine in Paris in September 1956. The congress is one of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Deer Modern cultural criticism, like the younger discipline of cultural studies, has long struggled to reconcile the antagonistic logic at the heart of the idea of culture. Social Text 's project as a journal has been energized throughout by the contradictory genealogy of the term itself...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Anna McCarthy Social Text 's engagement with mass culture, and particularly film, began as a way of rethinking the binaries structuring Marxist cultural criticism. The terms shifted over the years, partly in response to political developments such as the culture wars of the 1990s and partly in...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Max Haiven This essay seeks to contribute to the theoretical groundwork for a cultural studies of finance by recasting a Marxist theory of value toward an analysis of the politics of the imagination under financialized capitalism. My argument is as follows. (1) Social cooperation, creativity, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Kalbus This introduction to the translation of Theodor W. Adorno's “ Kultur and Culture,” originally a lecture not intended for transcription and publication, situates the talk amongst Adorno's analyses of U.S. society and traces his distinctions between European and American understandings of...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This lecture examines American and European understandings of the concept of culture and highlights the need for developing critical thought instead of yielding to the strength of the status quo in either setting. At the heart of the contrast between American and German culture...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Randy Martin; Ella Shohat Duke University Press 2003 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction CORRUPTION IN CORPORATE CULTURE As bombs showered Baghdad in...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... interpellation occurs through confrontations in the material world, through dances between people and things. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Dances with Things Material Culture and the Performance of Race Robin Bernstein In a photograph from Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manu- script...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Tiziana Terranova Duke University Press 2000 2. Terranova 4/24/00 11:22 AM Page 33 Free Labor PRODUCING CULTURE FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY The real...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... adopted self: A quest for wholeness . New York: Basic Books. Modell, Judith. 1994 . Kinship with strangers: Adoption and interpretation of kinship in American culture . Berkeley: University of California Press. Ouellette, Françoise-Romaine, and Hélène Belleau. 2001 . Family and social...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the First Generation of Korean Adoptees. 1999 . Conference program, Washington, D.C., 10-12 September . Ginsburg, Faye, and Rayna Rapp. 2001 . Enabling disability: Rewriting kinship, reimagining community. Public Culture 13 : 533 -56. Gupta, Akhil, and James Ferguson. 1992 . Beyond culture...
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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 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Patrick Deer Duke University Press 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction THE ENDS OF WAR AND THE LIMITS OF WAR CULTURE War is back and seemingly forever. In...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Louise Bethlehem This article sets the itineracy of antiapartheid expressive culture to work in relation to exiled South African jazz singer Miriam Makeba. It revisits accounts of transnational cultural circulation on the part of Rob Nixon, Paul Gilroy, and others to argue that the diffusion of...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ambitions attuned to surface effects or aiming for piecemeal results. Or, on the flip side, it invests in new kinds of ontological and metaphysical approaches that dispense with history, cultural specificity, and periodization entirely. In short, at the very moment we most need a political critique of...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., D.C.:Civicus & Network Cultures-Asia. GCAR (Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae). 2000. Relátorio anual do Grupo Cultural Afro Reggae—1999, Rio de Janeiro: 4-6. www.afroreggae.org.br/index1.htm . ____. n.d. Programas. www.afroreggae.org . Gohn, Maria da Glória. 2000 . Mídia, terceiro setor, e...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Staatssicherheit im Fokus Prenzlauer Berg . Leipzig: Reclam Verlag. Boyer, Dominic. 2000a . Spirit and system: Mass media,journalism, and the dialectics of modern German intellectual culture. Ph.D. diss. , University of Chicago. ____. 2000b . On the sedimentation and accreditation of social knowledges of...
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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 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... directions in which culture responded to the neoliberal era in Latin America since the 1990s, producing contrasting renderings of precarity. In these productions, the question of subjectivity becomes a kernel of new political imagination as a site of political and aesthetic contestations. By focusing on a...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...H. N. Lukes This article examines the cultural history of amputation in the United States to account for the status of white male woundedness and abstract citizenship in our current neoliberal era. Using critical disability theory to reconsider Michel Foucault’s notion of biopower, the article...