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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 to...
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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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Association for Asian American Studies. She is currently at work on a book project on queer disability studies and theories of affect and assemblage. Lesley A. Sharp is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Anthropology at Bar- nard College and senior research scientist in sociomedical sciences, Mail- man...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... people? To attempt to engage these questions, let’s turn to amnesia itself. Amnesia is a disability of losing or having little memory that arises from trauma, brain damage, and other causes. There are many types and causes of amnesia. Amnesia even arises as a side effect of therapeutic interventions...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
... illness. Physical pain. Disability as everyday logistics. Mass incarceration as disenfranchisement. The things white people do. The sunken place. The kind of reading or viewing that is “not safe for work.” We also take care of each other, breathing and blurring as the subway lines hum. This essay...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
....” [ Watermelon , 15]). These narratives return us to a cultural moment in which illness and disability were not just a part of everyday life but were an occasion for narcotic and alcoholic indulgence—if not with SSS then with another patent remedy. And even more, they were a form of entertainment that largely...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... unable to produce children biologically.9 Choice on the basis of visually vetted criteria such as aesthetic and racial preference, exotic appeal, appearance of health, or compassion in response to apparent signs of disability or illness is...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
... had previously been deemed severely disabled were deprived of their Disabil- ity Living Allowance.”17 Such shifts in the vernacular of needs and entitlement indicate that it is the notion of universal welfare rights (as opposed to meager provision...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... legal protections for the mentally ill have created a new kind of liberation for the psychiatrically disabled, this comes with new kinds of dangers: drugs allow students who previously would have been unable to attend college to matriculate in large numbers. Once on campus, they are subject to...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... margins from macroeconomic trends such as short-term growths in the wider transnationalized economy.1 These structural processes are aided and amended by complementary ideologies of flexible citizenship and civic disability...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... suffer from one or another psychological condition. Yet there are real dangers in characteriz- ing the poverty population as primarily a population of people who are psychologically disabled. First, there is the problem of...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to the stigmatization of sign language and the real desires of many deaf people (especially those with “late-deafening”) for oral communication. For other engineers, deafness was never more than a metaphor or an advertisement. David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder term the use of disability as...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... joined the growing category of legally defined disabilities at a moment when state resources were available only via the new identity of diseases and disabil- Social Text 120 • Fall 2014 31 ity. Congressional legislation in 1975...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 219–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... color at the event who was speaking on a panel (as opposed to moderating a panel). At a conference where disability studies was given a panel all its own (and an excellent panel at that) and the scope of the discussion was supposed to extend beyond the university and...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and the composer (and political exile) Conlon Nancarrow. A piece that draws from work in sound studies, disabilities studies, and a deep archive in the history of sound technology, Mara Mills’s “Deaf Jam” traces a detailed history...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001