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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This essay examines the contradictory politics around the appropriation of cultural material in the fashion world. While fashion does not qualify for copyright protection, a common set of copynorms based on socially accepted racial constructions of authorship, originality, creative...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the algorithmic density that swirls around us? To what degree does the epistemic thrust of empire haunt our willful actions in this age of digital self-fashioning? All this willed discernment, calculation, adjustment, and particularizing in the name of and in service to a divinity that shall...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... linear, chronological fashion and that gays and lesbians have always been positioned by the state as subjects that are both within and outside the island, and it underscores the relationship between queerness and modernity. It is from these tenets that the formation of the Maceo Brigade, and the relative...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., predicated on the exercise of popular sovereignty, but also, in complementary fashion, on the creation of civic pedagogies: on educational institutions that set specific norms of social and political identity, and thereby transform the “mob” into a national “people.” I argue that these kinds of normative (or...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Emily Drumsta; Keith P. Feldman This article addresses a critical inflection point in the history of the long War on Terror: Israel’s 1992 deportation of over four hundred Palestinians to the “no-man’s-land” between Israel and Lebanon, and the camp that the deportees fashioned for the better part...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): np.
Published: 01 June 2000
... most recent book is The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney’s New Town (Ballantine, 1999). He also recently edited No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers (Verso, 1997...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... American studies at New York University. His most recent book is The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney’s New Town (Ballantine, 1999). He also recently edited No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 123–126.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “some basic kind of old- fashioned Marxism.” This, he suggests, would be the appropriate approach to my example of the Peruvian peasant women who migrated to Lima and organized themselves in so successful a fashion. This alludes to the most challenging of contemporary issues...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
...-2008-022  © 2009 Duke University Press 5 5 regulation and mystification of the social process of creation and innova- tion because, in Simmel’s model, members of the upper middle classes create fashion, and the lower classes attempt to imitate them...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Alliance (Minneapolis: University of Min- nesota Press, 2001). She is also a contributor to No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers, edited by Andrew Ross (New York: Verso, 1997). Randy Martin is a professor of art, society, and public policy at New York University, where...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... role as a result of the easy accessibility of electronic mass media. Another body of writing has emphasized how religious groups, as they become ever more dependent on commodified media forms, must increasingly fashion themselves in accord...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... appears: “Some statements are more fashionable than others. Kenneth Cole Fall 2002.” The first photo appearing on the inside of the insert shows a young, seemingly heterosexual white couple. She wears a white coat and tan boots; he is wearing gray, brown, and black. They sit in front...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... find in its pages all the terms with which to avoid the appearance of unfashionability: from those for excite- ment (“blow your wig”) and possession (“lock up”) to those for fashion. The last entry of the Dictionary is that for zoot suit, which is...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers’ “disrespectable behavior” have figured into creating Katunayake as the evil city where young rural women get corrupted. This perception is further strengthened by the new fashions and behavior patterns that FTZ women developed, which closely matched the discursive descriptions of the bad...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... fashion in the early 1960s. Beginning in 1964, television, finally reaching the majority of middle-class homes across Social Text 95 • Summer 2008 11 5 the country, transmitted the image of a witch with...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
... The New Imperialism 3 1. bamyeh 2/11/00 10:51 AM Page 4 state with a “glorious” modern history—reinvents its purpose, but in an erratic fashion and without recourse to systemic worldviews...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... status and distinction, and the fashioning of selves, families, and com- munities. Very often, we find that these appropriations are invested with meanings and significations at odds with the “original,” Western frame. In fact, the “imported” items are assembled into a social field that has its...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... emergence. First, race of necessity is knotted from the outset of its formulation and social fashioning with religious resonance. Jews, Muslims, and black and New World Indian “heathens” represent Europe’s formative nonbelonging: think here of Shakespeare’s only slightly later characterizations in The...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of slaves, who value artistic expression as “the means towards both individual self-fashioning and communal liberation.”4 If labor is “the humanizing activity that makes [white] man,” then, surely, humanizing labor does...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... thumb and forefinger. So how has the image of this woman stayed in fashion for four centuries? The physiotherapist explained: “She does not belong to her epoch, she is eternal. . . . People change morphologically but...