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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Muneer Ahmad Duke University Press 2002 Homeland Insecurities: Racial Violence the Day after September 11 It would be naive to ignore how severely the systematic attacks of the Muneer Ahmad...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. Police-brutality-related tweets per day, June 2014–May 2015. Source: Freelon, McIlwain, and Clark, “Beyond the Hashtag.” Courtesy of Deen Freelon. More
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 93–95.
Published: 01 June 2023
Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1. Young men looking at the pictured report of the protest (inset) in the days after. Photograph by the author, September 2015. More
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 131–143.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This text chronicles the book sprint process through which we wrote “ Here and Now ”: the events and conversations that prompted it, the contours of our five days of collaborative writing, and the challenges of finishing something we made together after we had gone...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson, Andrew Ross, and Sohnya Sayres discuss the self-reliance and independence of the journal in the early days and the eventual move to the university press. Being tied to a university press offered editorial support, finances, and regular help...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 196–197.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Anders Stephanson, Bruce Robbins, Andrew Ross, Randy Martin, and Sohnya Sayres reflect on the physical labor and the cumbersome procedures of getting the journal published in the early days. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ID card since the establishment of Israel and suggests that modern-day ID cards in Palestine/Israel are physical and visible instruments of a widespread low-tech surveillance mechanism to control mobility and a principal means for discriminating, both positively and negatively, subjects' privileges...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of fiction; his authorial relation to cultures of poverty; and themes such as nostalgia, exploitation, opportunism, pleasure, negative effects, risk, and the enjoyment of difference. The interview was conducted live at the Trashing Performance symposium, during a day of discussions and lectures called...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... specter of corporate competitiveness and the calculative rationality upon which it is premised. The broad appeal of these programs lies not so much in their content as in their object: a will to work that is elicited to meet the demands of the day. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Regimes of Self...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
... early days at the Graduate Program in Literature at Duke University and in the vibrant context provided by Fredric Jameson, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and many other faculty and students, including close friend Brian Selsky. A reading of Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia sustains the meditation, and this work...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... fetish object, a drag mother, and a belated rock ’n’ roll matriarch. Mick Jagger as mother provides a cultural genealogy for present-day homonormativity, homonationalism, and neoliberal colorblindness. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Mick Jagger Rolling Stones David Bowie homonationalism...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Maisam Alomar This article takes up the issue of substance use disorder, arguing that the discourses surrounding the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic and the present-day opioid epidemic rely on similarly racialized rhetoric, and examining the implications regarding pain and suffering, safety...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in the person's absence. Though this question has a long philosophical history, it took on a directly political and practical turn in the United States on 12 November 2002. On that day, Al Jazeera broadcast a tape purported to contain the voice of Osama bin Laden. Programs for political action hinged on a classic...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael Ralph This article explores a key trope of economic stagnation and chronic joblessness in postcolonial Senegal: the image of “lazy” young men in the public sphere. This civic and moral discourse is critical of young men who allegedly drink tea “all day.” But this attitude elides the long...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... is complicated by culture's intimate ties to the state: administration, governmentality, and war. These days, the culture concept's combination of expansionist energies and inner antagonisms makes it a slippery and untrustworthy idea: it offers, at once, too much and too little. Social Text 's long romance...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 112–117.
Published: 01 September 2009
...? This essay takes up the differences between an older imperialism and present-day empire, in order to envision what yet remains for us to consider in opposing its contemporary global rule. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Departures Stanley Aronowitz...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sought to naturalize the stark racial categories by which Cuba then lived, even as the images illuminated the realities of—and white anxieties about—interracial sex and its primary cultural and biological product: mestizaje . I link this historical backdrop to “her” return in the present day, after...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... between European cosmopolitanism and the Greek archaic, marginalizes. I am interested in the ethnography of the every day that lacks the securities, facilities, and utilities of a homogenizing and synchronizing context. In the agonistic interplay between the macrological and the everyday, time and space...