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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 203–204.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Discussing the inaugural issue of Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, and Anders Stephanson emphasize the quality of the articles in terms of theoretical sophistication and the versatility of genres and questions tackled. The first issue aimed at making a political intervention...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 5 A twenty-first-century publishing boom: books about the end of books. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The first pages of the Mary E. Smith report (copy 2). On the right side, the lone column with annotations records “When they died.” The ship was captured on January 20, 1856; all of the Africans recorded here died in early February. Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, IJ6 472. Photograph More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1 The first time I encountered the NYU Bobst Library signage promoting a newly launched mental health mobile application was in early December 2018. These images were captured on February 17, 2019, with more recent adjacent posters for a labor history event. This signage has since been More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1 The first time I encountered the NYU Bobst Library signage promoting a newly launched mental health mobile application was in early December 2018. These images were captured on February 17, 2019, with more recent adjacent posters for a labor history event. This signage has since been More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Baldwin in front of Royal Ice Cream Parlor in Durham, North Carolina, site of one of the first sit-in protests (in 1957), now destroyed. Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. First published in Life ; republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (2017 More
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Published: 01 September 2023
Jean Mohr, “Hebron. Most Palestinian refugees live in tents. The ICRC sets up the first schools” (1950). Photo: International Committee of the Red Cross. More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 Baldwin in front of Muhammad’s Mosque no. 34 in Durham, North Carolina, now destroyed. Photograph by Steve Schapiro, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery. First published in Life ; republished in James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (2017), 260 . More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 3. “Plan of Town of Bristol, a true copy, Bristol 1682–1687 (The Samuel Woodbury Map),” first created ca. 1690 and updated until ca. 1730; original located in Bristol Town Hall, copies in the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society. More
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the first Chinese empires. It also explains how, in the 1930s, the Nationalist government—and not the post-1949 Communist regime, as is often mistakenly assumed—first launched a project to rectify the Chinese names of the barbarians and replace the derogatory animal classifiers with the standard human form...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., and the United States. While the term “neoliberalism” has become so evacuated of specificity that some argue it should be abandoned, we suggest instead that problematizing the term makes visible pressing problems of periodization in the twenty-first century. As it currently circulates, neoliberalism is often...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 2023
... these two layers. The first layer regards the neocolonial construction of an ethnosubject anchored in the racialization of DNA. This racialization consists of two steps. First, race is naturalized and biologized anew through the technological procedure of DNA decoding and data comparison. Second, race...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ana María Dopico As Social Text published its first essays on Latin America, the Americas were living the disastrous consequences of a hemispheric cold war in the forms of dictatorships, military rule, and brutal state violence; confronting popular and institutionalized revolutions; and suffering...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and changing relationships among information, territory, and sovereignty. This article examines two quite distinct, high-profile celebrity instances of dissident domesticity. In the first case, Prempeh I, the last sovereign king of Asante, was exiled by the British from his capital in what is now Ghana...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the vulnerability of students with diagnosed or diagnosable mental illness is a first step toward imagining a more humane response to their troubles. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Madness after Virginia Tech From Psychiatric Risk to Institutional Vulnerability Benjamin Reiss Perhaps...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Brenkman This essay revisits the “Prospectus” written by the author, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson for Social Text 's first issue and evaluates it with thirty years' hindsight. It focuses on the journal's position regarding Marxism and the then Soviet Union, and its—for the author...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and argues that a cultural logic of “fictions of return” forms a central part of the production of Filipino America as a transnational sociospatial formation. The first section discusses the production of Filipino America in the context of America's exhibitionary complex. The article proceeds to trace...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
...María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo; David Sartorius This essay reflects on the Social Text articles on revolution. Many first-world contributors to Social Text , on the one hand, reassessed Marxist theories of political consciousness and political economy in light of the praxis of third-world...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of traditional Chinese medicine, this essay explores possibilities for thinking, doing, and being human that unsettle various strategies of bifurcation both constitutive and symptomatic of modernist humanism. The exploration unfolds through, first, an examination of the historical and conceptual congruence...