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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
... imagining “dislocation,” and argues that work on the Americas has been particularly fertile in developing it. The essays in the volume it presents (the introduction contends) both dramatize fragments of a contemporary world that seems more mobile and fluid than ever, and sink back deeply into place. They...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Lisa Stevenson This essay considers what it means to speak into an absence. In particular, the author thinks about a series of recordings from the 1960s in which Inuit in Arctic Canada send messages to their relatives in tuberculosis sanatoria in southern Canada. The dislocation such separation...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 49–74.
Published: 01 June 2003
... provoking ruptures, dislocations, and fragmentation for Palestinian lives, and—in a different way—for Middle Eastern and north African Jews. These ruptures were not only physical (the movement across borders) but also cultural (a rift in...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
...,” institutionalized mechanisms no longer shelter individuals from the vacuum and the dislocation that neoliberalism has produced — and that, as viewed from the 2001 Argentine crisis, as well as from so many other historical experiences across the globe, neoliberalism...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
... histories we were forced to confront. This is visible in Alexan- der’s innovation of the lyric form, which grapples with multiple geogra- phies and languages of migrancy and confronts the personal and public facets of dislocation and grief through the workings of memory. Lopamudra Basu: Tell me...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2001
... new responses to dispossession and dislocation (alternative Pakistani theater as a counternarrative to the exclusionary forces of postmodern capitalism and traditionalist nationalism; las chinas en Panama expressing diasporic fealty through the Western discourse of beauty pageantry); new forms of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that in any case can be delimited, specified, and described. These points enable me to postulate the body as another one of the “landscapes” proposed by Arjun Appadurai in order to comprehend the dislocations between the...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... identifies wounded masculinity as a key constituent of the subject of underdevelopment, including the revolutionary subject.4 In the wake of revolutionary defeats and neoliberal dislocations, Carlos Padrón asks, is that stymied subject the agent of...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... own point of entry into the question of colonial dislocation and suf- fering and will attempt briefly to indicate some of the directions a renewed discussion of it might take. I am concerned in particular with the themat- ics of authenticity and recovery of self as...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., abandoned his house, disappeared, after sprinkling white powder in his ex-wife’s office.2 Throughout the plethora of anthrax hoaxes from late September to mid-December, there was a fundamental dislocation between the serious...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
...- tion to the reconfi guration of public space through the communications media, but moreover is connected to the dislocation of the space-time coordinates (as conditions and possibilities of action) that orient social life. In this regard, it is worth noting the porosity and indefi nition of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... growing number of narrative rep- resentations of the Iraq war. Charting the disturbances and dislocations of a conflict at once immediate, fully mediatized, and radically distanced, they straddle uneasily the generic divide between fiction, memoir, blog- ging, embedded reporting, and polemic.15 Like...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... meetings in order to alter or to blunt certain DHS/police dislocations of settlements that had already taken effect—and that the DHS was trying to clean up and legitimate with this very series of meetings. Before these meetings took place, in late August of 1993, the...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., and thematic exchanges that have made those very films possible. The analysis of this contrast between, on one hand, film practices, technologies, and markets that rely on human contact, motility, and dislocation, and on the other...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... gender expression. As Judith Butler contends, “Obligations to those who are far away, as well as to those who are proximate, cross linguistic and national boundaries and are only possible by virtue of visual or linguistic translations, which include temporal and spatial dislocations.” 10 Metaphors for...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the dramatic dislocations of the war: BBMers (Buginese, Butonese, and Makassarese migrants) driven out of Ambon during the conflict’s first days; Ambonese, virtually overnight, turned into refugees in their own city; an influx of people...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... identity as the grounds for contesting these links between race, sex, and technology? The following four examples of black nerds illuminate some of the possi- bilities for dislocating (or at least broadening) these narrow normative...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2006
... by dislocating the work from its time and place, yet for many of the key players in the New Critical tradition (Robert Penn War- ren, Cleanth Brooks, Allen Tate, Caroline Gordon, Andrew Lytle, and all Agrarians),4 this sanitized...