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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “From Father to Son,” Georgia Watermelon , p. 12 More
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Eun Kyung Min The two most dominant twentieth-century theorizations about the exchange of daughters are Freudian psychoanalysis, which theorizes the psychic, libidinal exchange performed by the daughter of the mother for the father, and Lévi-Straussian anthropology, which theorizes the exchange...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... solo performance piece, St. Jude.2 Such a method allows for the resonance of various shared losses in the deaths of Muñoz, Alfaro’s father, and my own father. An acclaimed Chicano writer, performer, theater director, and activist, Alfaro is one...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Hitchcock’s conscious creation, designed precisely to decode and then encode the effect of mobilized gaze on the law of the father in order to create what was referred to as “pure cinema,” we might engage Shannon’s symbolic creations in his paper and “do a reading.” Hitchcock, also looking for a general...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... was proclaimed and there was a huge celebration at our house, March ’71. And so I was in contact with my mother in Calcutta — Mother had often said to me that the best days of her life were spent in Dhaka. My father’s name was Pares Chandra Chakravorty, and my mother’s name was Sivani Chakravorty...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... father’s zoo. Richard Parker is seasick, hungry, and thirsty, so Pi utilizes these states to construct effective rewards and punishments that will keep Richard Parker’s activities within certain bounds. In other words, Pi cre- ates a rational system...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., an ethnographer who conducted fieldwork in the 1960s in one of the last outpost camps near the settlement of Pangnirtung, describes the way Inuit children are trained from a very young age to recognize the uncertainty of life and the ever-present possibility of death. A three-year-old child whose father is out...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... . . . That whole road will run with milk and beer. . . . ” 128 Pandian ∙ Imagination: Cinematic, Anthropological Santhosh takes his initials from his father, a Chennai politician who vanished mysteriously a decade ago. His father helped pioneer the use of massive wooden “cut-outs...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Blankenhorn, D. 1995 . Fatherless America:Confronting our most urgent social problem . New York:Harper. Burleigh, N. 1999 . Are you my father? Redbook , March 1999: 108 -11. Butler, Judith. 1990 . Gender Trouble:Feminism and the Subversion of Identity . New York:Routledge. Clarke, A. 1998...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Jane Swisshelm, a freedwoman in Wash- ington who had just gotten news of the assassination proclaimed that she would “rather have given the babe from my bosom and a black minister in Cincinnati pled with God, “Take father, mother, sister, brother; but do not take the life...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of consumer capitalism. Saar, for exam- ple, a play by the Punjab Lok Rehas group, portrays these societal con- flicts by taking the real-life story of a young woman named Saima whose father brought a case against her in the courts...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a home in affluent West Paterson, the Schultzes decided to rent to Cofer’s father based on his “fair skin, his ultra-correct English, and his Navy uniform,” three important qualifica- tions for first-class American citizenship during the 1950s.29 In the hopes of inhabiting the apartment...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
... read the destruction of nonhuman ways of life as perceptible in relation to the destruction of human life. In the collection’s third poem, the speaker describes the destruction of human life through the figure of her father: In my childhood, my father bought a chessboard for me, saying, “This is life...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in a hospital three months after she was allegedly raped by her thirty-five-year-old father. He was charged with murder. The Women’s League of the African National Congress, I remembered, had called for life sentences for HIV-positive men who rape children. This last referred to the myth, believed by up...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... archetypal figures to emblematize an emergent, though still divided, nation, Du Bois retells the story of the unfulfilled promise of Reconstruction. Describing these fig- ures, he writes: One, a gray haired gentleman whose fathers had quit themselves like...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 77–95.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... This nonsubject resonates with Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s body without organs and allows us to put Fanon in conversation with Deleuze and Guat- tari. Fanon, an advocate of decolonization and oft-­hailed father of postcolo- nial studies, never met Deleuze...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... walking around the well, ran out and explained that their father, Hamad, was the owner of the well. Soon the owner came and I introduced myself, explaining that I wanted to take some pictures and measurements. He said that I was welcome to look around but that I should...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... himself in his epoch as a singularity.”17 The sniper, an isolated and aberrant freedom, a singularity that evaded FBI attempts to profile him, is simultaneously our truth and the truth of our epoch. Soldier/civilian, black man/father to a surrogate son (the son an immigrant, one of the “huddled masses...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... (child rape and adolescent murder) as one effect of neoliberalism’s war on the young and its logic of necessary disposability. Both Sean and Jimmy’s fathers work at the Coleman Candy plant, although Sean’s father is a foreman and Jimmy’s...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., A Minority Citizen, considers the story of the father, Sudhamoy Dutta, and his literal emascu- lation. This section is further divided into two subsections that together examine how the body of the minority man is subjected...