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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nicholas De Genova What is “Europe”? Who is a “European”? At the beginning of the twenty-first century the European Question has become a problem of a new significance and magnitude — above all in Europe itself, but also in its increasingly amorphous externalized border zones and beyond. To ask...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Shu-mei Shih This essay brings into dialectical consideration the relationship between postsocialism and posthumanism in China through the life story of Marxist humanism from the global 1960s to the present across Eastern Europe, France, and the United States. It especially foregrounds the American...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... as drama provides a greater understanding of identity politics in the “New Europe,” since Cape Verdeans, unlike other immigrant populations, for example, Turks in Germany or Moroccans in France, have never been construed as a complete “other” to Europe. The tension between creole as hybridity and creole...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... flock and its enemies as constituted by the regime of power that Michel Foucault once called the “pastorate” of premodern Europe. With the rise of the modern governmental state, this medieval politico-theological enemy was translated in secular terms as a figure for ideological threats to civil order...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the search for the “missing link” in Asia and Europe, an investigation that, if successful, would have effectively established a separate ancestry for the white races. This essay identifies a new component of this history: the racialization of higher-order primates within the nascent discipline...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Christianity, and a particular history of origins in Enlightenment Europe. Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini have termed this dominant formation “Christian secularism.” How does “the child” come to function in the gap between “the religious” and “the secular”? This essay pursues these connections via...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... another or realize that everything has positive and negative sides: in both the United States and Europe it is crucial not to let go of critical thought and surrender to the status quo. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Kultur and Culture Theodor W. Adorno Preliminary Remarks However...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... employed to justify settler occupation, theft of land, imperial trades, war, and overseas empire, making these simultaneous yet differentiated processes that link Africa, Asia, and Europe with the Americas relevant to the study of slavery and freedom. Moreover, the author observes that because slavery...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... extended into Europe. Inspired by Spain’s Moorish past, these black fighters hoped to rescue tolerant, pluralist Spain from the gathering flames of European fascism. Many were thus stunned by Franco’s use of Moorish troops in his anticommunist “crusade,” by the rabid anti-Muslim racism...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the “(Western) Balkan route” 4 pose a fateful challenge to the Europe of national countries and their respective national cultures. With more than three thousand drowned migrants per year, 5 the European Union can hide behind abstract phrases such as “open borders,” “freedom for all,” or human rights...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- century hysteria. But no sooner have we narrowed our focus then the same thing happens again, as the issue expands to allow a consideration of all those texts published on the subject in Europe and the United States in recent years...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Americans conceptual sites and immigrants after 9/11 underscore the irrelevance of such endogenous of Europe’s Asia, assertions of ethnicity, particularly at a time of American national crisis. Moreover, the attempt to distance a Hindu ethnicity from...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., with the constant fear of being kidnapped.” So proclaimed protesters at a rally of approximately four thousand refugees that began on October 1, 2021, in front of the headquarters of the UN high commissioner for refugees in Tripoli, Libya, demanding to be relocated to Europe. “We have no choice. We will continue...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2004
... fabricating a world. —José Ortega y Gasset, Man and Crisis My reflections in this essay have three aims. One is to suggest that an inevitable consequence of Western Europe’s self-constitution as the sub- ject of a history made at the expense of “the rest of us”1 lies in a spatial and chromatic...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... governing the relation between China and Europe belong to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, where they were developed as part of the philosophical and sociological responses to the fundamental historical...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
... economic, political, and psychological operations. For the “others” living within Europe, this phenomenon used to be called the “Jewish question,” a phenomenon that has increasingly morphed, in contemporary Western democracies, into the “Muslim problem.” 1 This “problem” was a salient feature...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... especially atrophied of late in the spectacularity of explosive resistant struggles by some of Europe’s more extreme constitutive outsiders. It is crucial, in addition, that demilitarization requires undoing the structural conditions of race making marking modernity and the late modern, the modes by which...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... that restricts it and ultimately sterilizes it. In Europe, unity of forces on the left is the order of the day; the disjointed elements of the progressive movement are tending toward weld- ing themselves back together, and there is no doubt...