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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to flourish within black feminism, masked as racial progressivism. Ultimately, this strain of anti-pornography politics has promoted a black feminist sexual conservatism which systematically ignores questions of black women's pleasure, sexual agency, and desires, and has generated a normative – rather than...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Afsaneh Najmabadi Duke University Press 2000 2. Najmabadi 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 29 (Un)Veiling Feminism Contrary to what the title of this essay may conjure, this essay is not Afsaneh...
Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 4. Counterclockwise from upper left: Michael Mandiberg, Art + Feminism, Phase 2 part 1a, 6:00–9:00 PM, December 15, 2020 (2020). Wikipedia Training for Hrag's Group, 6:30–7:30 PM, January 31, 2021 (2021). Graduate Center IT Committee, 8:00–9:00 PM, March 18, 2021 (2021). Social Text More
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
... by Brittney Cooper's reading of Black feminism's ongoing grappling with metaphysical questions. She writes, “Working out an account of race that accounts for the material lives of Black people is just one way that new Black feminist theorizing can help us dislodge a metaphysics forced down our throats. We...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 77–90.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Elyx Desloover; Marquis Bey Abstract Marquis Bey's Black Trans Feminism (2022) puts forth radical gender abolition as the necessary actualization of blackness and transness toward hopeful world de/construction. An intentional, ongoing work of stepping aside from expected regimes replaces material...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Livia Tenzer This essay surveys the feminist work published in Social Text over its thirty-year history, while noting an initial lack of interest in feminism among the journal's founders. It shows that early feminist work in the journal focused on cultural analysis, while later work engaged...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Lynne Segal 7. Segal 2/11/00 10:49 AM Page 143 Subject to Suspicion FEMINISM AND ANTISTATISM IN BRITAIN Only state intervention and welfare reforms...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Zillah Eisenstein Duke University Press 2002 Feminisms in the Aftermath of September 11 This essay is about how women’s rights as a complicated discourse, and Zillah Eisenstein the burkha as a complex symbolic, are the sites from which to understand...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The paper traces two ways that intersectionality is used by feminist scholars to speak about feminist time: the movement of intersectionality toward the inevitable future (what I call feminism-future ) and the location of intersectionality in an already transcended past (what I call feminism-past...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 105–123.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jodi A. Byrd This article considers the queer problem of Indigenous studies that exists in the disjunctures and disconnections that emerge when queer studies, Indigenous studies, and Indigenous feminisms are brought into conversation. Reflecting on what the material and grounded body of indigeneity...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the unpaid sites of family and community into the paid labor market during second-wave feminism (coupled with an unprecedented privileging of commercial values with the emergence of neoliberal market fundamentalism) has been the social problem of a care deficit. What sociologist Lynn S. Chancer has called...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2012
... counterpart to the irruption of Marxist humanism in Eastern Europe and the humanist controversy in France during the 1950s in the now marginalized work of Raya Dunayeskaya, which brought Marxist humanism, feminism, and antiracism into a powerful interarticulation. The essay argues that postsocialism...
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Social Text (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 (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of disability and women-of-color feminism that not only takes dependency as a given but also mines the figure of the welfare mother for its transformative potential. To imagine the welfare mother as a site for reenvisioning dependency, this essay draws on the “ruptural possibilities” of minority literary texts...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... interdisciplinary prospect, and the contributors call on disability studies, trans studies, Black studies, women-of-color feminism, visual culture, and the history of sexuality, generating emergent concepts, including crip-of-color critique (Kim), binary-abolitionist praxis (Stryker), a “trans-mad” aesthetic...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
... D. Eisenhower was to dub the “military‐industrial complex.” Through readings of R.S.V.P. and Zami , the article traces the racial and gendered history of nylon as both a fashion commodity and a military resource. These readings demonstrate Black feminism's central relevance to US military...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... that then proliferate within a prevailing interpretive field that posits feminism and multiculturalism as irreconcilable goals. The emphasis in the essay is on reader reception as well as content: whereas some of the texts responsibly recognize and depict local specificities, that nuance often disappears as readers...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jared Sexton This article offers a critique of the concept of “people of color,” highlighting a form of blindness to the singularity of racial slavery internal to its articulation. It pursues a theoretical itinerary that reads the radical black feminism of Saidiya Hartman and Hortense Spillers...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 37–54.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of stalling and turning and of the spatial imaginaries that make these actions both necessary and legible in a variety of contexts—of watching pelicans dive into the Pacific Ocean, living on the grounds of the Dachau concentration camp, encountering transphobic feminism, researching San Francisco's urban...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
... binarisms have also haunted coalitionary work along the whole spectrum of the Left, particu- larly when issues of multiculturalism and feminism have been at stake. The postmodern abandonment of the Universal has continued to pro- duce anxieties about how to defend women’s and gay/lesbian rights given...