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Social Text (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 from...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... For 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...
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Social Text (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 (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 over...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2023
... forms of coercion that characterize the more general racialized sociopolitical condition of migrant subordination far beyond any physical border site and encompassing the full spectrum of migrant everyday life. Thus, migrants’ and refugees’ struggles and demands exceed a narrow focus on borders alone...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the 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 (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...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 58–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
...” and 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 (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 (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., domination, the potential of innovation in everyday life, and the possibility of collective struggle. 48 Jung, Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy ; Goldberg, Racist Culture ; Mills, Racial Contract ; Omi and Winant, Racial Formation ; da Silva, “No-Bodies.” 49 Masco, Theater...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 Palestine/Israel Helga...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... In this 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 (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...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
....” In The Practice of Everyday Life , translated by Rendall Steven , 91 – 110 . Berkeley : University of California Press . Derrida Jacques . 1992 . Given Time . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Deleuze Gilles Guattari Félix . 2004 . Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2023
... that, were it formally recognized, could also be molded into a kind of resistance. But what I've always liked most about this book is when he moves beyond the workplace, to look for sources of working-class consciousness outside of work, in everyday life. That's why he dives into discussions about play...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... calls the Constructivist “socialist object” as an unstable entity emergent from a set of intersecting themes and contexts: art into industrial production toward the transformation of everyday life (the “expedient,” utilitarian object) with all the associated questions about the place...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 89–92.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and intellectually alert up until his last moments. Consistently, Stanley transcended the divide between theory and practice: the activities never separate and always a form of a unified field in everyday life. My first encounter with Stanley's work was at a distance and involved the inaugural issue of Social...