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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25-45.
Published: 01 September 2018
... were already presumed gone. This article reorients the question of where the protest songs are toward a broader inquiry into sound’s relationship to dissent. Protest music is best understood as a genre, limited by its musical structure as well as its era. Phrased as where is the sound of dissent, the...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29-56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... selflessness and selfishness are counterposed as the defining qualities, respectively, of superior persons and their inferior counterparts. I then consider this dyad as an argumentative device at work in actual and textual acts of dissent in post-Maoist China, focusing on an event that occurred during the...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1-15.
Published: 01 March 2007
... been conventional to have begun an essay on academic Malini Johar freedom by listing the blatant attempts by the Right to use 9/11 as a pre- Schueller and text for curbing political dissent in academia. After all, Lynne Cheney’s Ashley Dawson American Council of Trustees and Alumni...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Contributors Nancy Abelmann is associate professor of anthropology, Asian Ameri- can studies, and women studies and director of the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her publications include Echoes of the Past, Epics of Dissent: A...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... is a literary scholar and historian based at Monash Univer- sity, Melbourne, Australia. Her publications include Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry (Harvard University Press). She has just completed a book on Lu Xun and is currently writing about digital dissent in...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): np.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Communication, and Society (Taylor and Francis), and “Cell Phones, Surveillance, and the State,” in Dissent. He is working on a book exploring identity, visibility, and power in sur- veillance infrastructures. Michael J. Shapiro is a professor of political science at the University of Hawai‘i. Among...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95-110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... several distinct subconstituencies that are in constant flux and may overlap on some contested issues. The six categories on a right-left spectrum may be labeled: critical extremists, regime apologists, conformist bystanders, strategic dissenters, moral cru- saders, and polarizing militants...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105-121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... heterogeneity, us national culture to the subcultural. In other words, because of its pre- sumption of unified communal interests, Modood’s model of pluralism and them? Is it forestalls conflict and dissent at the level of the national by rewarding...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235-249.
Published: 01 December 2005
... majority vitiated its credibility when it framed the question of the case”7—viz., “whether the Federal Constitution confers a fundamental right upon homosexuals to engage in sodomy.”8 In his dissent in Hardwick...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71-85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... blistering dissent, “‘Closely held’ is not synonymous with ‘small.’” 6 Hobby Lobby itself employs thirteen thousand people nationwide—employees who belong to many religious traditions, and presumably, some who belong to none at all—and does $3 billion in business annually. Other closely held corporations...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37-53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... company’s sustain- ability reports, suggests merely the company’s intentions to pit its domestic racialized workforce against its global one; no less problematically, Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissent, charging that the administrators of the...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63-84.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., these professors construct their courses and run their classes in a manner that squelches dissent. The latter point seems to be the The Crisis at Columbia 67 real crux of CAF’s argument, an issue Beery returns to...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75-93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was digitally captured; spectatorship and partici- pation blurred, as flashing cell-­phone cameras dotted the streets. Videos were edited and uploaded, and consistently it was dub-­inspired studio music that provided the sound track to dissent. More than one YouTube video set its footage of the...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125-140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... containing the names and quotes. Of course, ACTA’s attack on American universities in the name of “defending civilization” was a ruse for pursuing its shared agenda with the Bush administration: suppressing any form of dissent from the...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41-62.
Published: 01 March 2007
... East studies were no dissenters; they Congress saw their discipline as an armature of Anglo-American policy. As Philip Hitti, founder of the program in Near Eastern studies at Princeton, argued, to pass the American universities...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1-16.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... culture capable of fostering critical dissent. At stake in this intervention is not only the displacement of university faculties from their historic role as that assemblage that “the university” names, but also their diminution as competing stakeholders within it. Under these conditions...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1-18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... that maintained disci- pline in the subject population and suppressed political dissent. Toward the end of the 1940s a labor movement began to emerge among the country’s oil workers, demanding better treatment and working...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51-67.
Published: 01 December 2003
... an apparently decisive, yet slippery moral code sharply delineating good and evil, the foreign and domestic, as well as danger and safety. Moreover, at any given moment, the perceived level of threat the providential homeland faces from evildoers, foreigners, aliens, and dissenters can be gleaned...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5-10.
Published: 01 March 2018
....) Could we preserve the competing voices and dissenting exclamations, or would a multivocal text just reinscribe the obscurity of academic prose? (Who knows?) Yes, a renewed critique of class exploitation under the contemporary shadows of neoliberalism and multiculturalism must account for ongoing and...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117-148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... family dysfunction and maladjustment, which lead to rebellion against parents, especially against the father. Anarchic-ideologues fight “against the society of their parents . . . an act of dissent against parents loyal to the regime.” Second, there is the terrorist personality type known as the...