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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... it. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 The Racial State of the Everyday and the Making of Ethnic Statistics in Britain Jacqueline Nassy Brown Dateline Paris. 18 November 2005. The biggest explosion of street violence in France since the late 1960s has jolted the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and actions of African Americans. Such sources lack a crucial dimension of experience found in the more voluminous direct personal responses of Lincoln's white mourners: the persistence of everyday life (matters of labor, health, romance, leisure) in the face of shock and grief, an absence that stems...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the chapter titled “The Social Text” in the second volume of his Critique of Everyday Life (1961) is an intriguing intertext for the journal, especially given the importance of the category of the “everyday” in its early issues. The occasional invocation of the title phrase in Social Text articles...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tomas Matza; Kevin Lewis O’Neill The will sits at the heart of everyday life for billions of people. Religious revival, democratization, and economic restructuring, to name but a few worldwide processes, routinely invoke the will of the people and the will of God while promoting will-full living...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Muñoz, if queerness is always on the horizon and not-yet-here, brownness is situated in the here-and-now as the materiality of everyday life. While others have taken up the coda of Cruising Utopia as a call to take ecstasy with the utopian thinker, this article begins with the ends and fringes of...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Robin Bernstein Proceeding from Robyn Wiegman's call for a transition from questions of “why” to “how” with regard to formations of race, this article proposes a heuristic, the “scriptive thing,” to analyze ways in which racial subjectivation emerges through everyday physical engagement with the...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... presencing God, as a pedagogical mode of intervention in everyday Christian behavior, as a way of branding community identity, as a material counter to Islam's national and international visibility, and—one suspects—as a kind of huge amulet aimed at warding off the Muslim other. They are also part of a...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... paper, I challenge this widespread understanding through a close analysis of the way death is configured in everyday discourses of contemporary Muslim life in Egypt. Instead of focusing on the question of political violence, I explore how popular media on death treat the problem of providing appropriate...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Martijn Oosterbaan This article explores the ways in which Pentecostal media, especially electro-acoustic media, are integrated in the everyday life of a favela in Rio de Janeiro. It argues that the popularity of Pentecostal radio has to be understood in relation to the sociocultural meaning of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 58–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... reflecting on the role of Social Text in offering critiques of everyday life. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 The Collective as a Political Model Fredric Jameson: We decided to try to found a group. It was founded on the principle, enunciated by some comrade of Stanley’s, that we both felt...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... article examines how the neoliberal shift to self-responsibility plays out in the everyday rhythms of being with/out others for postsocial Japanese. It also considers the implications of these shifts for the concept of the social itself. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 Japan single...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., hierarchy, domination, the potential of innovation in everyday life, and the possibility of collective struggle. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 racism becoming infrastructure counterterror New York Operational flexibility : This is a highly classified area. All I want to...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
...) lack of self-acceptance and self-assertion. These new coming out narratives at once both disavow and point to the continued presence of heteronormativity and queer oppression in everyday life. They also index widespread adherence not only to a neoliberal model of the self as transparent and naturally...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., demonstrating the institutional materiality of the state apparatus's constitution in subjects' everyday life; but they have also become important because they allow a poetics of political resistance. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Colored Identity The Politics and Materiality of ID Cards in...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that allows for a form of synthetic comprehension of social totality and futurity. It functions as capital's imagination. (5) The current rise of neoliberal financialization both relies on and produces the expansion of a financialized imagination on the levels of everyday life and of broader social...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 230.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Three founding editors, John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson, discuss the origins of the title Social Text . Aronowitz argues that it comes from Henri Lefebvre's Critique of Everyday Life , while Jameson claims he did not know Lefebvre at the time and the phrase social text just...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... especially focused on the film's sound design, it argues that the film shows us a significant shift in the formal location of Jia's representation of the relation between history and the everyday in the Chinese context. Along the way, the essay assumes that the worldly register in which these arguments take...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... claims of democracy; the affective labor of their “illegal” cultural forms has the potential to radically alter sociality amid an anti-Brown world by endowing migrants and other deportable subjects with ontological leverage as a practice of everyday life under terror. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jonathan Beller This essay is a meditation on the emergence of the concept of “queer futurity” based upon the author’s reflections on the life of José Esteban Muñoz and the author’s mourning upon the occasion of his death. The essay considers Muñoz’s everyday and embodied pedagogy recollected from...