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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
... contributor speaks of sight lines of possibility and peril, even as they struggle to inhabit a divided and ravaged landscape. For Paromita Vohra and Anjali Arondekar, andolan gardens grow into supply chains that may or may not create food for thought and struggle. Ayesha Kidwai's dream of a multilingual...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... with which they are presumably both familiar since they have both been members of God’s Gardeners, the New Age sect that authored it. In the first of the many hymns that punctuate the text, all of them drawn from The God’s Gardeners Oral Hymnbook, human...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of an elderly woman — the artist’s grandmother perhaps? She seems to live a peaceful and healthful life as she wanders through the garden, cruelly setting us within the garden before the subsequent performance of an “unnatural” death of racial toxicity. The film produces a sequence of images where geographies...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the war and its aftermath, see Long, History of Jamaica, 447–72; and Edwards, History of the West Indies, 75–79. Recent accounts include Bollettino, “Slavery, War, and Britain’s Atlantic Empire,” 191–256; Brown, Reaper’s Garden, 129–56; Burnard...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... History of Jamaica (1707–25) in illuminated colored panels on its rear wall,2 in a building that is itself a short walk from Chelsea Physic Garden, which Sloane helped stock with colonial species...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of contradictory sites is the garden. 7 C. Riley Snorton has brilliantly reimagined this conception of heterotopia for black trans critique. 8 We learn from his reminder that Samuel Delany’s heterotopias are always on the thinnest precipice atop death worlds. Much as the sunken place in Get Out seems...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the infant as the undeniable center of attention. The child sits barefoot in a chair in a garden. He is dressed in a nondescript, everyday garment; his clothing is anything but meticulous. One side of the gar- ment is not quite properly placed...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... are often multistory buildings. The justification given for this is that there is an Arab cultural preference for a private lot with a private garden.35 Thus perceived (or attributed) cultural preference here becomes an instrument through...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 73–92.
Published: 01 September 2019
... edifice were disheveled, bags of dusty building materials were strewn across the former front garden. The structure’s facade was soiled with what appeared to be years of accumulated grime and soot. Those renovating this locale had positioned corrugated metal dividers atop its walled enclosure, denoting...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Garden for the Relational Association: Water Garden) . Tokyo : Tōchōji . Traphagan John W. 2004 . The Practice of Concern: Ritual, Well-Being, and Aging in Rural Japan . Durham, NC : Carolina Academic Press . Ueno Chizuko . 2012 . “Otoko yo, sotsujiki ni yowasa wo mitomeryō...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., but this is to miss what defeated him, and indeed what had called him into being. Although attempts have been made on both the Left and the Right, for different reasons, to reverse this sequence, Rudolph Giuliani was called forth by Latinos, drowning in property rights, who created community gardens. He...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of my new country— where a glass garden hung, searchlights twist, iron cranes cluster, stanzas drop their skirts and flee. IX What war is this? On our island city we cannot round its edges, pulse its scope. The scent of flesh and charred wires infects our speech. Riding the metal subways...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for preventing the police from doing their job of “keeping America safe.” It seemed particularly ironic to me that the delegates occu- pied themselves inside Madison Square Garden with xenophobic calls for a never-ending “war on terror” while they diverted themselves...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
... have witnessed and participated in this protocol at Convocation, the unveiling of the Kumeyaay mural, the opening of a Kumeyaay garden, and the birthday celebration of Hawaiian Queen Lili‘uokalani. At these gatherings, a welcome was given by Kumeyaay (Santa Ysabel) leader and cultural practitioner...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... on this agreement and see an unbroken narrative whose culmination is the iconography of handshakes and tense grins in the White House Rose Garden. Allowing this image to claim totalizing authority, however, misses substantive forms of resistance that posed an obstacle to Oslo’s telos. Were the strategic objective...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... American Life in the Rural South . 54 Marshall and Godwin, Cooperatives and Rural Poverty in the South ; Reynolds, Black Farmers in America ; Nembhard, Collective Courage . 55 Quoted in Progressive , “Notes in the News,” 8. Also see White, “‘A pig and a garden’” ; and de Jong...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... made his appearance, Sofía went around her block, knocking on the doors of those old homes to inquire if someone had perhaps lost a cuy. She knew that one of those neighbors kept animals in her garden—chickens, roosters, rabbits—for her grandchildren to play with. But neither this neighbor nor anyone...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and protection. Even though politicians found it easy to ignore the appalling work and living conditions of this “nonvoting female community,” they spent lavishly to create a little park called Pem Uyana (garden of love) close to Katunayake’s main bus terminal. The politicians...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in Valencia Gardens, a housing project located in the Mission District. Working with a liaison in the housing complex, we recruited a group of fi ve middle-school-aged boys and one high-school girl. Within a few weeks, the entire project...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... cases is very similar: on the one hand the garden, or India, is poor, miser- able, indigent, but possessed of true beauty once the veil is torn, or seen through, at a particular moment. Interestingly, the stories Tagore wrote...