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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Eun Kyung Min The two most dominant twentieth-century theorizations about the exchange of daughters are Freudian psychoanalysis, which theorizes the psychic, libidinal exchange performed by the daughter of the mother for the father, and Lévi-Straussian anthropology, which theorizes the exchange...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on the lithic contact zone of the beach: humanism ( Planet of the Apes ), speculative realism (“The Terminal Beach”), and black feminist futurity ( Daughters of the Dust ). Considering the double life of the inhuman as earth and race, the author argues for a reckoning with black and indigenous geologic archives...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Reading Lolita in Tehran , and Suzanne Fisher Staples's Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind —Ahmad examines its claims toward authenticity and also notes the places in which those claims are undermined. Ahmad focuses on how the texts at once generate and challenge essentialized misreadings, misreadings...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on the findings . New York: Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. Evans, Karin. 2000 . The lost daughters of China: Abandoned girls, their journey to America, and the search for a missing past . New York: Putnam. Finkler, Kaja. 2001 . The kin in the gene: The medicalization of family and kin-ship...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to turn over their pubescent daughters to the Maras as gang members and concubines, and women who have suffered domestic violence. The majority of those with credible fear were single mothers who ran pulperias (neighborhood stores) or food stalls out of their homes or at public markets; hence, my first...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Black feminist theory loss subjectivity i will be forty soon my mother once was forty —Lucille Clifton In the fall of the fourth year of my daughter's life, we move to Boston for my sabbatical. It is in the midst of this season of change...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... back, “I make popsicles, fight with you (because you’re a rascal), sell drinks, and raise chickens and ducks.” By this time, two of Dica’s grown daughters had arrived on the scene. Living nearby, they had converged that afternoon...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and/or distrust in science to the widespread belief that it is a pervasive cultural concern around respectability, premature adolescent (female) sex, and the immunization’s relationship to sex that dissuades many from accepting it for their children, and specifically for their daughters. Rather than seeking...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... live together with daughters-in-law and grandchildren, as well as nuclear families deriving from the breakup of 1990s, the serious the original extended families. These patterns favor a more pronounced subordination of women to their husbands and in-laws. crisis in Mexican...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for “progressive transformative coalition work” among the groups most antagonized by antiwelfare policy: racialized, low-income, and disabled populations. 2 The relationship between the protagonist, sixteen-year-old Claireece “Precious” Jones, and her disabled infant daughter rehearses the possibility...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... their children in the care of their own parents. One of my respondents, Susana, was herself a grandmother at age thirty-two; her parents, in their early fifties, were raising not only her younger daughter but also the two sons of a sister 18...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and Literature . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Seeing Xica and the Melodramatic Unveiling of Colonial Desire Don’t you dare tell me what you want or do not want! O. Hugo —Mrs. Cielo to her daughter, Xica Benavides...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... wrote on the Internet of her hopes to give her daughter “what she would need to have a fulfilling, but divided life.” The daughter, six-year-old Sierra Song E, echoed her mother’s thoughts: “Part of me lives here now and part of my heart...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of cri- sis. My sister was visiting from England, and we were battened inside our stuffy apartment waiting for Hurricane Irene to arrive. My daughter had found the Casio and was talking into it like a cell phone. I told my sister...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... tie:Surrogate mothers, adoptive mothers and fathers. American Ethnologist 23 : 352 -65. Rose, Nicolas. 1996 . Identity, genealogy,history.” In Questions of cultural identity ,edited by Stuart Hall and Paul du Gay. London: Sage. Saffian, Sarah. 1998 . Ithaka: A daughter's memoir of being found . New...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Press 2014 A Past Not Yet Passed Postmemory in the Work of Mona Hatoum Chrisoula Lionis What I, as the daughter of someone who lived through the Nakba, learned . . . was that for Palestinians, both memory and Postmemory have a special valence because the past is not yet...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., goodbye.” 20 A father ends his brief message to his son saying, “I’m not quite sure what to say for now so I’ll say bye for now.” A father says to his daughter, “This is your father speaking E5-346. Although I don’t have much to say. Though I’m not with you and can’t see you physically I would...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... recognized only by the penitentiary, where she completed her elementary education. When I met her in 2014, she was in her midtwenties and a single mother of an eighteen-month-old daughter. As her release date approached, she was more afraid of her life on the outside than in prison. Instances of care...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... would also like to thank Anirban Das and Brati Sankar Chakraborty for their thoughtful comments on earlier versions of this article. 1. Roy Boyne, “Post-Panopticism,” Economy and Society 29 (2000): 285–307. 2. Ratnabali Chatterjee, The Queen’s Daughters: Prostitutes as an Outcast Group...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... mobile theatre. A process starts—a process of dialogue, debate, questioning, and then looking for alternatives and solutions. At one performance, an old man got up and said, “You have portrayed the story of my daughter—if your character could fight against her oppression and win, so should...