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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer C. Nash “Institutionalizing the Margins” treats intersectionality as a feminist orientation in time , as an analytic that powerfully describes both what women’s studies could be and what women’s studies has already become , that speaks about the discipline’s aspirations and progress. The...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jennifer C. Nash Saartjie Baartman's story has become central to black feminist theory and politics, serving as the primary analytic vehicle for explaining the violence that the dominant visual field inflicts on black female bodies. The re-telling of Baartman's story has also provided black...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... lithic contact zone of the beach: humanism ( Planet of the Apes ), speculative realism (“The Terminal Beach”), and black feminist futurity ( Daughters of the Dust ). Considering the double life of the inhuman as earth and race, the author argues for a reckoning with black and indigenous geologic archives...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... visual history that has recently become the subject of both artistic and scholarly re-evaluation. Here, bio-artist Suzanne Anker is interviewed by feminist science studies scholar Sarah Franklin, in an exchange that addresses the visual culture of specimen display and its significance to both art and...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... deconstruction and a feminist-Marxist approach to postcolonialism, has been working with various organizations in Bangladesh for many years. Spivak first went to Bangladesh when she visited one of these rehabilitation centers while she was accompanying her mother, Sivani Chakravorty, and took photographs of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... racial capitalism and examines neoliberalism’s role in co-opting and obscuring insurgency against such exploitation. It suggests that black feminist speculative fiction by Octavia Butler constitutes a “philosophy of history” that makes visible otherwise difficult to apprehend historical continuities and...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... postpublic sphere , overdetermined by opposition to transnational humanitarian intervention and by increasing tolerance of extrajudicial violence. I interrogate and relate two indexical episodes: (1) the practices and discourses of the Sri Lankan security apparatus, media, and feminists concerning the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... departmentalization of feminist, queer, ethnic, and disability studies into the academic industry has produced a condition whereby we teach majorities to consume minority life—a condition that flattens some discordant and unappetizing affects. This section traces the lingering effects of Marxist and the Frankfurt...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Janet R. Jakobsen is the director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard College. She is the author of Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference: Diversity and Feminist Ethics (Indiana University Press, 1998). She is coauthor, with Ann Pellegrini, of...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
... intervention and welfare reforms can put an end to women’s Lynne Segal economic dependency, and thereby free women from men’s control, that doughty feminist reformer Eleanor Rathbone argued just over eighty years ago.1 How her old statist rhetoric betrays her. Women’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
... violent transnational conflicts. Despite its traumatic magnitude, September 11 is neither the end of history nor its beginning. The multiculturalist/transnationalist feminist critique of the production of knowledge developed over the past decade has not lost its relevance; rather, it has gained renewed...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., which she knows is also the DNA of her relatives. A futurity scored by paranoia is juxtaposed with a past of punishment. Vacations as “free time” are reserved for study and the perpetuation of an inherent black feminist revolt against biopolitical control, including against the use of new “family DNA...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... genealogies of cloning, in vitro fertil- ization, stem cells, and embryo research. Her most recent book is Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy (Duke University Press). Carla Freccero is professor of literature, feminist studies, and history of consciousness at the University of California...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the Center for Research on Women and Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her work on critical studies of bodies, gender, sexualities, media cultures, and technoscience appears in her books The End(s) of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism (Sage), Feminist...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 135–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-blowing, convention-rattling feminists at the Voice when I started out there in the eighties. She gave me — and many writers of my generation (and more who came later, especially those who had the good fortune to be her students at NYU) — a heady sense of what we could claim as worthy subjects of...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of personal laws. The latter is by no means at the center of the secularism debate between the communitarians and the leftists/liberals, and the former has impinged on feminist thinking specifically only in terms of...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 99–125.
Published: 01 December 2003
... their sex, found Anita Hill’s allegations of sexual harassment credible. Following Thomas’s confirmation, the group, feeling that neither feminists nor socially conservative women’s organizations like Concerned Women for America spoke for them, broadened its agenda and evolved into the Inde- pendent...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
... masculinist power with all its destructiveness. The silencing of women’s unique voices at this moment, but most especially the voices of Afghan women and feminists—who crit- icized the early U. S. support of the Taliban—needs to be exposed...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): np.
Published: 01 September 2002
... debates in post- colonial societies. Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of several books and numerous articles on philosophy and feminist and queer theory. Her most recent book is Antigone’s...