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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... framing and commodification of black women, in answer to new fears and new racial fantasies, takes new and virulent form. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Smoking Habaneras, or A Cuban Struggle with Racial Demons Jill Lane I first saw an object similar to the one pictured on the following...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... they have not yet committed, thereby turning students with psychiatric histories into objects of fear for their teachers and counselors, and vice versa. This article charts the historical emergence of psychiatry's entanglement with institutional risk assessment and suggests an alternative framework for...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... safety, fear, and threat. The analysis works through three different media productions that intersect with contemporary concerns of governance and economy: an advertising spread for clothing, a magazine article about cyber labor in China, and billboard advertisements for storage services. Assessing these...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ed Cohen How do we contain emerging viral epidemics? This is a question that obsesses us of late. Not yet ten years into the third millennium, the world has already weathered a bevy of actual or feared viral epidemics: HIV/AIDS, sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), highly pathogenic avian...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... formations. The caterpillar imagined in the memo reveals a logic of security that attempts to redistribute the affective violence of terrorism by producing fear in the detainee and targeted populations, while simultaneously confirming a racialized equation of torture and truth. The article situates this...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... quite vital in a world that seeks leverage upon every aspect of the self, detailing wants, needs, and fears with the click of a mouse and building consumer profiles that promise a transcendent form of knowledge? To what extent does Tylor’s scene of writing resonate with the experience of corresponding...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Shane Vogel This essay explores the concept of the ecstatic and the soul in the work of José Esteban Muñoz and Jean-Luc Nancy. It uses these notions to argue for an ecstatic ontology and elaborates such an ontology through the work of installation artist Dave McKenzie’s art piece Fear and Trembling...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... facilitates xenophobia and fear of difference, and friendship and trust that dispels them. Ultimately, the article unpacks how the visual and narrative conventions of American superhero comic books like Legion Lost offer fantasies of collective solidarity that provide fictional models of collaborative world...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Andrews Drawing on recent theories of affect and affectivity, this essay argues that depression is an “affect” that connects the individual and the social. In particular, depression serves as both a response to, and a cause of, economic fears and uncertainties—a “quasi-cause” that opens up...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
... subject and nation together. The average white man feels “fear and loathing”; the white housewife, restaging of this “repulsion and anger”; the white workingman, “curses”; the white Chris- tian farmer, “rage.” The passion of these negative attachments to...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
...) resurgence of certain fundamentalisms; there is an increase in intolerance and blind violence in the cities of the Americas. All these shifts demand to be considered by asking what has happened to fear and hope as mechanisms of social...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... by fear and some kind of disbelief and even puzzlement. Some informants were especially cognizant of the changes after September 11. While many informants who were neither South Asian Race, Violence, and Neoliberal Spatial Politics 145...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- ently not satisfied with the disaster at hand, began disseminating the fear that terrorists, having succeeded in shutting down air travel and the stock market, might launch a follow-up attack using chemical or biological weapons. Whether the fear was prescient or causal, TV and radio jour- nalists...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... 3, Fall 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke University Press. fear. And the question of fear is important, as these are poems that deal with traumatic events. I have put aside the longish prose piece I was working on, a piece...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... terrorism has created fear for the public at large, but especially for new immigrants who are precriminalized for the Social Text 88, Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2006 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2006-005  © 2006 Duke University Press way they look and their legal status. This essay shows the...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
... economy today feed the fires of hatred toward women everywhere, and how ending this hatred/fear of women is central to creating a democratic globe. Different forms of sexual terrorism affect women across the globe in similar and different ways. All the women I know have learned to live productive lives...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... an investor move through feeling: “Equity scares off intelligent people. Some strategies to get around these fears: . . . .” Titled “How to Handle the Four Fears about Equity Investing,” the piece opens with teaser stories of two young...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... aim to acquire through the use of such tapes is fear (khawf; taqwa), and it is the Islamic admonitory traditions on human mortality and its consequences in the Hereafter that they see as best enabling the achievement of this goal...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in the latter, because of cities’ mul- tiethnic nature and population density. In suburban, mostly white com- and cities, the munities, these workers are very visible, yet that visibility is often accom- panied by residents’ fear of difference and refusal to accept demographic undocumented...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... 1948, America’s addiction to a war economy created conditions that would and service). be immensely difficult to overcome: Fear — hysterical fear — stalks our land. It haunts the towers of New York and sweeps through...