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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Brian Larkin Duke University Press 2004 Bandiri Music, Globalization, and Urban Experience in Nigeria Beside Kofar Nassarawa, a gate to the mud wall that once ringed the Brian Larkin Muslim heart of Kano, a city in northern Nigeria, there is a mai gyara, a mechanic who repairs...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Prakash Younger Duke University Press 2005 Historical Experience in The Harder They Come Jamaica in the Cultural World System Prakash Younger...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... humanities or social sciences, have been subjected to greater or lesser doses of similar treatment over the past eighteen months. That researchers in the hard sciences are not immune to such politically motivated abuse is also demonstrated by the experience of University of Virginia climatologist...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... an oeuvre marked not only by her personal experience of exile but also by the collective Palestinian experience of dispossession and occupation. Although it is clear that in her work Hatoum deals with what can be described as the ongoing “Nakbaization” facing Palestinians, she does so while actively...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... modern state? I address that question by way of the twentieth-century aesthetic experiments undertaken by the Trinidadian writer and political activist C. L. R. James and the Brazilian visual artist and counterculturalist Hélio Oiticica. While Linebaugh and Rediker insist the motley crew disappeared in...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The identified shift in global hegemony is seen to produce and issue out of changed structures of lived subjectivity and feeling, social experience and imagination. In this paper I explore the question of disposability and temporal aesthetics—particularly the relation between land, people, and time—in...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jane Elliott Jane Elliott examines the way in which twenty-first-century fiction imagines what she terms suffering agency , or the experience of agency as an omnipresent and overriding burden for the neoliberal subject. By focusing on the high-profile and acclaimed novels Life of Pi (2001), Never...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sandya Hewamanne The rapid urbanization and industrialization of Katunayake resulting from transnational production at the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and related globalized sociocultural flows affected the lived experiences of citizens in this new urban space in varied ways. The vast majority of FTZ...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
... from 1991 to 1994. By reading this legal archive as both storytelling and truth-telling, it examines how the refugees speak to their experiences of persecution and of their lives inside the Guantánamo camp to illuminate what it means to have their rights and humanity stripped by their supposed...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... materiality more generally. The essay analyzes how the minority man's experience of heteronomy and helplessness congeals in him a feeling of emasculation, which he, in turn, tries to overcome by performing violence over a subject even more vulnerable than himself. Thus, the essay argues that in order to force...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... within Filipino and Filipino American experiences. The article ends with a rumination on the relationship between cultural production and desire to return and belong. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Fictions of Return in Filipino America Eric Estuar Reyes Distance is not a safety-­zone...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... revolutionary experiences, especially those in Latin America. The reality of these processess permanently debunked the developmentalism of Euro-American Marxist theory that privileged a model of revolutionary agency stubbornly identified with urban, industrial labor. The cultural and sexual policies of...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... while traversing the order of theory and experience, thinking and being, the enduring and the effervescent. Rather than gesturing toward conceptual totality, structural unity, or analytical transcendence, we might rehabilitate and reanimate through oneness an undivided analytical and ontological...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... histories of settler colonialism for ’48 Palestinians, who are simultaneously visible/invisible, indigenous/inauthentic, and absent/present. We argue that this new genre of rap reimagines the geography of the nation, linking the experiences of these “’48 Palestinians” to those in the West Bank, in Gaza, and...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... invites further slants of perspective. The essay does not seek to distinguish reality from image, world from screen, the tangible from what is otherwise elusive. Instead, the essay seeks fidelity to the kind of experience into which cinema often leads: the sense of a life beyond or between oneself and...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Weaver Shipley Television melodramas around the world provide extended stories in which characters publicly draw out their inner emotional selves for all to experience in lurid, detailed portrayals of desire and struggle; characters’ moral choices show—and in the process produce—the landscape...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Barbara Browning “This Balaclava Is Too Hot” is a narrative account of the author’s experiences presenting material in public forums on the relationship between faith, feminism, and aesthetics in the work of Pussy Riot. While US audiences have tended to sympathize with the anti-Putin political...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
... paper argues that the logics of feminism-future and feminism-past share often-invisible racialized ideologies: an insistence that intersectionality’s investment in black women’s embodied experience is suspect. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Institutionalizing the Margins Jennifer C. Nash...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of their informational content. In these situations, sound becomes indistinguishable from violence itself. Drawing on the experiences of Iraqi civilians and US military service members, the essay claims that the ontologies of violence and sound have similarly directional and omnidirectional...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Bethany Moreton Cognitive psychology—“the mind’s new science” of the last several decades—has directed both popular and scholarly attention to the cultivation of individual willpower as a tool of personal maximization. The Stanford marshmallow experiment on delayed gratification among preschoolers...