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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... 2001 . Repeating Lenin . Zagreb: Arkzin. Invoking Fiscal Crisis MORAL DISCOURSE AND POLITICS IN NEW YORK CITY The crisis was a crisis only because its political nature was essentially Julian Brash covered over. —Reinhardt Kosselleck In a 2001 article, Mike...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 49–74.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2003 Rupture and Return ZIONIST DISCOURSE AND THE STUDY OF ARAB JEWS Eurocentric and Zionist norms of scholarship have had dire consequences Ella Shohat for the representation of the history and identity of Arab Jews/Mizrahim (that is...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Joel Beinin Duke University Press 2003 The Israelization of American Middle East Policy Discourse It is dimly possible to imagine that the September 11, 2001, attacks on the Joel Beinin World Trade Center and the Pentagon could have provided an occasion to begin a serious national...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Frances Negrón-Muntaner Duke University Press 2000 4. Negron 4/24/00 11:23 AM Page 83 Feeling Pretty WEST SIDE STORY AND PUERTO RICAN IDENTITY DISCOURSES...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 81–102.
Published: 01 December 2012
... performances is followed by a corpus analysis of the discourse these performances provoke among online viewers in order to understand some of the ways audience members recycle both colla and camba models of Bolivian personhood. This online circulation of discourse is understood as one phase in the ongoing...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the U.S. academic Left across the last thirty years. Social Text 's attention to the long cold wars in the Americas shifted in the late eighties as writers traced new ideological positions and discourses, struggling over the meaning of the Americas amid the culture wars of the Reagan-Bush years...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-opts a figure central to Algerian state discourse, Palestine, in popular languages (Algerian Arabic and Berber) and forms in order to effect a double critique. On the one hand, it ridicules the discourse of fraternity deployed by the state, and its exploitation of the memory of the Algerian war and...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... processes of global racial ordering and modern civilization as such. This article asks readers to consider whether and how the racial and racial-colonial violences that are insufficiently invoked, marginally referenced, and pragmatically compartmentalized by hegemonic genocide discourses are precisely the...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Adrián Pérez Melgosa This essay researches the complex role that films portraying Anglo-Latin romances have played in the construction, dissemination, and reconstruction of Latin Americanism—the set of discourses representing and theorizing Latin America from local, U.S., and European...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... understanding of the historical phenomenon of queer human rights discourse in and against China. I analyze this discourse as the political instrument that allows the Republic of China (ROC) to distinguish itself from the People's Republic of China (PRC). As my narrative shows, Taiwan has indeed made some civic...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... insights into how responses to the disease are situated within the landscape of neoliberal discourses and policies, revealing the fissures and inconsistencies of neoliberalism. As communities mobilize varied local, national, and international networks of support to reshape the fields of power, they draw on...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... paper, I challenge this widespread understanding through a close analysis of the way death is configured in everyday discourses of contemporary Muslim life in Egypt. Instead of focusing on the question of political violence, I explore how popular media on death treat the problem of providing appropriate...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This article examines ways that political struggles are being waged over the arts in the United States in the contemporary conjuncture, as well as the ways that this struggle is obscured by discourses that treat the arts as useless, removed from other social spheres...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... is no more, and capitalism, it would seem, is now to be thought without the dialectic. Indeed, the discourses of capitalism and postmodernism have mutated into discourses of the security state and technological innovation. “Postmodernism” was not, however, a panacea; rather, in a way analogous to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... development as a politician and writer. In particular, it highlights the links between these documents and his well-known book Discourse on Colonialism (1955), which is widely considered to be one of the classics of anticolonial thought. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Introduction Césaire in 1956...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the relations between colonization and culture were a crucial intervention that provoked much debate among the delegates. The speech is an indispensable companion piece to Césaire's Discourse on Colonialism (1955) and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October 1956, which also appears in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Nikhil Pal Singh This essay explores the imperial and colonial genealogies of the Nazi Holocaust as a form of industrialized killing. It argues that cold-war discourse, and particularly the theory of totalitarianism, enacts a displacement of these outside the ambit of Western history and theory...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 141–146.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of disadvantaged communities, as they overlook how each discourse harkens back to a time of prosperity that never existed. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism Livia Tenzer When I was working at the Feminist Press and decided to move to the job of managing editor of Social Text, some...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... global finance, to name a few, as parts of the same story. Yet in leaning on bioscientific discourses that explain disease causality as naturally occurring within individual bodies (which may also be aggregated into populations), they concomitantly assume that boundaries we use to divide up the world are...