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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Jina B. Kim Abstract Drawing together feminist- and queer-of-color critique with disability theory, this essay offers a literary-cultural reframing of the welfare queen in light of critical discourses of disability. It does so by taking up the discourse of dependency that casts racialized, low...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and employment of establishing substance use disorder as a (white) disability and not a (black) criminal liability as it was understood throughout the Reagan-Bushera War on Drugs. These racially disparate characterizations of substance use disorder help shape and in turn are perpetuated by the respective...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Christina Crosby; Janet R. Jakobsen As one approach to the left of queer, the authors explore the juncture between queer studies and disability studies. Queer disability studies offers ways of conceptualizing the world as relationally complex, thus contributing additional pathways for the long...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... or media or explicitly theorized in most queer or trans theory: the move from the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act to the present moment of trans hailing by the US state. Such a trajectory helps map the ways that neoliberal mandates regarding productive, capacitated bodies entrain the trans body...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... interdisciplinary prospect, and the contributors call on disability studies, trans studies, Black studies, women-of-color feminism, visual culture, and the history of sexuality, generating emergent concepts, including crip-of-color critique (Kim), binary-abolitionist praxis (Stryker), a “trans-mad” aesthetic...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... departmentalization of feminist, queer, ethnic, and disability studies into the academic industry has produced a condition whereby we teach majorities to consume minority life—a condition that flattens some discordant and unappetizing affects. This section traces the lingering effects of Marxist and the Frankfurt...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 55–82.
Published: 01 September 2020
... new media across lines of race, nation, gender, etc.); disability studies’ notions of access as intimately tied to political power and infrastructure; and postcolonial studies’ criticisms of colonial access in tourism and resource extraction of the global South. The article brings together...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... take the human subject as its dominant object of analysis. Informed by queer, disability, critical race, and postcolonial theory, it marks a biopolitics that acknowledges how interspecies relations form the often unmarked basis upon which scholarly inquiry organizes its objects, political interventions...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
... follows I stage biopolitics, debility, and negative affect as vectors that condition the undocumented population. I end by proposing mobility as a recalibrator through and around debility/capacity and disability/ability enacted in the ordinary and in the everyday. Because less attention has been paid...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2020
... critique beyond the politics of normalization: on specters of materialism (Liu), geographies of safe space and securitization (Hanhardt and Puar), the biopolitics of global labor and care work in disability studies (Crosby and Jakobsen), the grounding of the Indigenous body as (im)materiality (Byrd...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., in the recent class action lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group for denial of mental health benefits, UnitedHealth Group lost the case. Abelson, “Mental Health Treatment Denied.” 59 Ginsburg and Rapp, “Disability Publics.” 60 Fraser’s description of capitalism’s versatility as “wily” first...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
... define themselves by a commitment to “analyses of gender and sexualities in intersection with other important categories including race, ethnicity, religion, class, disability and nationality.”12 For some scholars, intersectionality’s flexibility13 — its status as an “open-­ended concept”14...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for Children.” 10. St. Clair, Secret Lives of Colour , 118–19 ; Schauss, “Tranquilizing Effect of Color.” 11. Tobin Siebers argues that Foucault aligns the predocile body with strength and ability and the docile body with weakness and disability: “The docile body begins to resemble...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... studies and Black feminisms, psychoanalysis, critical disability studies, and feminist science studies, among others. As Marquis Bey writes, we are less interested in tarrying with the debates around antinormativity that have taken place in queer theory and more with elaborating nonnormativity: a “decline...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies 8 , no. 2 : 171 – 84 . Sa’at Alfian . 2001 . A History of Amnesia . Singapore : Ethos Books . Snorton C. Riley Haritaworn Jin . 2013 . “ Trans Necropolitics: A Transnational Reflection on Violence, Death, and Trans of Color Afterlife...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 2015 . “ Unpacking Intoxication, Racialising Disability .” Medical Humanities 41 , no. 1 : 25 – 29 . Cohen Cathy . 1997 . “ Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics? ” GLQ 3 , no. 4 437 – 65 . Cohen Cathy J. 2004 . “ Deviance...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... criteria such as aesthetic and racial preference, exotic appeal, appearance of health, or compassion in response to apparent signs of disability or illness is not unique to the postmodern phase of adoption history. But with the rise...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... is thereby aligned with the emergence of self-care, but certainly not contained by it: within this formulation, the self is not a generic, philosophical self but a situated self engaged in complex sets of relations. Disabilities studies scholars dovetail with these arguments when they point to the importance...