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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jacqueline Nassy Brown This article critically examines a common premise of racial discourse in contemporary multiracial societies: that ethnic data collection, in the form of population statistics, is necessary for the apprehension and eradication of discrimination. Drawing on ethnographic data...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Magnus Fiskesjö Until the mid-twentieth century, the written Chinese names for China's “barbarian” others included components that purposefully classified such people with animals. This long-lived official definition of ethnic others as subhuman was accomplished by using a range of standard...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Precarity Lab Digital technologies have helped consolidate the wealth and influence of a small number of people. By taking advantage of flexible labor and by shifting accountability to individuals, sharing economy platforms have furthered insecure conditions for racial, ethnic, and sexual...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., it draws on affect theory, new materialisms, and work in decolonial and critical ethnic studies to valorize otherwise marginal, bewildering, errant educational encounters that are always taking place in the undergrowth of the university. References Ahmed Sara . Living a Feminist Life . Durham...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is not a discreet formation affecting only previously or actually socialist countries and that, when seen through the lens of Marxist humanism, to which American ethnic studies can be considered heir, the condition today in China and globally is resoundingly not posthumanist. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the emptiness of humanitarian law, the displaced person, who is a complex political actor, is entirely depoliticized and rendered unintelligible. The largely ignored program of ethnic cleansing in Gujarat, India, in 2000 provides an example of this now routine process of sovereignty. © 2008 Duke University...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and experts; through experiential ways of knowing and understanding practices of ethnic cleansing and apartheid; and by being present for and with Palestinian testimony in places Americans seldom go and in this way intimately witnessing quotidian parameters of life under occupation. This article elaborates...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Judith A. Peraino In an interview from 1974 David Bowie makes a remarkable statement: “For the West, Jagger is most certainly a mother figure… . I also find him incredibly motherly and maternal clutched into his bosom of ethnic blues.” The image is grotesque—intentionally shocking—yet oddly...
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Social Text (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 (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
...C. Nadia Seremetakis Duke University Press 2001 Agger, Ben. 1989 . Fast capitalism: A critical theory of significance . Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Appadurai, Arjun. 1998 . Dead certainty: Ethnic violence in the era of globalization. Public Culture 10 : 225 -47...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of farmworkers. Since about 1990, Mexicans have become the predominant group. This trend began with the entry of Mexicans into seasonal employment in fruit and vegetable production, but more recently Mexicans have also taken up year-round employment in dairy farms.3 Parallel to the ethnic...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of Jerusalem. Contrasting insights from very different solutions to a communal conflict sheds light on the nature of ethnicity as well as the limits of negotiation politics. Historical Background and Conceptual Clarification of “Settler States...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Asian Americans, the Indian consul-general in New York, Satish Tripathi, advised Indian women in the United States to wear bindis to distinguish themselves from this phantom Arab. The blurring of the religious plurality of Indian Americans into a Hindu ethnicity enabled the consul-general...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 123–145.
Published: 01 March 2004
... publication of multiple magazines and for diverse media outlets serving the various demands of the newly consoli- dating urban middle and lower–middle classes. Pakistani Urban Space: Ethnicity and Gender Since Pakistan’s creation in 1947 as the homeland for Muslims of South Asia...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... eliminated for both citizens and immigrants within five years of the signing of PRWORA.2 Southeast Asians in the United States—primarily Vietnamese, Lao, Hmong, and Cambodian immigrants—represent the largest per capita race or ethnic group...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in brochures and computer data banks, to demonstrate how visual classification gives shape to children’s histories, identities, and futures relative to race, ethnic- ity, health, and ability. Second, I discuss the special needs classification...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and nomadic character of urban, militarized zones and cartographies authorized by current “ethnic” insurrectionary violence. The HSZ had been barricaded and carved out to secure the political and transnational capital of secessionist social elites ensconced in neoliberal comfort yet feeling twitchy...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... space in the East Village far out of the postmodern art orbit, known at the time for exhibiting mostly “ethnic” art. The exhibition, titled New York Day of the Dead Festival Store, con- sisted of several small painted and transformed animal skulls...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105–121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of transnational ethnic, religious, and cultural diasporas, together with global information, production, and consumption networks, make a mockery of claims of national dis- tinction and sovereignty. Some caution that while once immigrants assimilated...