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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ramzi Fawaz This article explores how the speculative worlds of contemporary US superhero comics have addressed the problem of difference and human diversity through stories about the catastrophic threat of genocide. It focuses on a classic DC Comics storyline—the Legion of Super-Heroes’ Legion...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... affirmative action case Grutter v. Bollinger. The majority opinion, written by swing vote Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, validated the consideration of race in university admissions in the name of the educational value of diversity. Bolstered by petitions from Fortune 500 companies hungry...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... decolonizing project for American students (an extremely diverse group representative of New Mexico’s particular diverse population that included Hispanic, Native American, Arab and Muslim-American, Jewish-American, and others) that operated at several levels: through close collaboration with local scholars...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Gustavus Stadler The introduction to “The Politics of Recorded Sound,” this special issue of Social Text , lays out the unifying mission of the diverse essays: to study sound recording within a wide-ranging, historicized understanding of mediation as a process embedded within networks of power. A...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Keith P. Feldman; Leerom Medovoi This introductory essay points to the long patterns as well as the telling diversity of relationships revealed in genealogies of the race/religion/war triad. Our key observation is that race, religion, and war come together as a meaningful constellation precisely...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... enabled a different mode of property to emerge: the genomic commons. Far from being the alternative to enclosure, the commons itself has become an accumulation strategy in a postgenomic climate in which the aggregation of large quantities of genomic data and the accumulation of racial diversity in...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... collaborative project, bringing together a heterogeneous array of artists despite their dispersed geopolitical locations. The essay sheds light on the preoccupations of the diverse national rap movements across the Arab world and also investigates the role that rap music played in the Arab uprisings. It...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...), territorialities (dweller/itinerant), and statelessnesses (non-Mexican/non-American) that provide the foundation for a new progressive politics at the border that embraces a principle of radical diversity and the assumption of heterogeneity inscribed within it. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Hinging on...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tania Aguila-Way This paper takes up the Zapatista “Mother Seeds in Resistance” seed-preservation project as a case study for exploring the interconnections between contemporary biotechnology, biocultural diversity, and cultural institutions such as the archive. Drawing on environmental theories...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Derek Pardue This article brings a “drama perspective” to the analysis of Kriolu rap in Lisbon, Portugal. Kriolu is the language and identity of Cape Verdeans both at home on the archipelago nation-state located 350 miles to the west of Senegal in the Atlantic Ocean as well as among the diverse...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... diversity. Difference thus underwrites ideologies of developmental growth, proving a means of extracting monetary value and consolidating political power. The argument is grounded in an analysis of Kara Walker’s recent works— A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), an installation in Williamsburg...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... national language that required the reorganization of the nation's linguistic diversity into a hierarchy of languages resulting in the emergence of a monolingual hegemony. However, this American notion of translation as monolingual assimilation was always contested, and we can see its limits in the context...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... old and new modes of organizing. These struggles have yet to result in widespread transformations of structures of governance, but they reveal the ways people work within and against them. We can begin to map and link the diverse local practices and transnational solidarities that are deployed to...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Malini Johar Schueller Duke University Press 2007 Area Studies and Multicultural Imperialism The Projec t of Decolonizing Knowledge Security. Surveillance. Diversity. Balance. These have been the contradic- Malini...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Janet R. Jakobsen is the director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard College. She is the author of Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference: Diversity and Feminist Ethics (Indiana University Press, 1998). She is coauthor, with Ann Pellegrini, of...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... artist who com- bines images and sounds from African and Western life to comment on how technology diversely impacts global and local realities. Her work has been widely exhibited at national and international venues, including the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, P.S. 1...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Diversity  Catherine Prendergast and Nancy Abelmann 37 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “Asia” and the Politics of Space in Asian America  Sridevi Menon 55 Globalizing Untouchability: Grief and the Politics of Depressing...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): np.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Diana Marre that draws together scholars of intercountry adoption from diverse geographical locations. She has recently published articles on neoliberalism and adoption (Debate Feminista) and transnationalism (American Quarterly). Jennifer C. Nash is a PhD candidate in African and...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... 20, No. 3, Fall 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Ella Shohat. for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people from diverse regions of the world. Even within multicultural feminist and queer cartographies of knowledge, the diverse regions are...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... political horizons of English and comparative literature while also powerfully influencing diverse other disciplines. The dissemination of Said’s critique of orientalism, meanwhile, helped transform the field of Middle...