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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Angela Mitropoulos This essay queers the critique of political economy through the analytical category of the household, focusing on the centrality of genealogical orders to the persistence of capitalism over time and in frontier spaces. In so doing, it makes an argument against a politics of...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... genealogical terms, we actually would like to start with a deeply historical gaze and then, passing through the development of our conversation, arrive at the global present . According to this approach, we would like to start with a really general question. Most of the current literature about logistics...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Keith P. Feldman; Leerom Medovoi This introductory essay points to the long patterns as well as the telling diversity of relationships revealed in genealogies of the race/religion/war triad. Our key observation is that race, religion, and war come together as a meaningful constellation precisely...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Nikhil Pal Singh This essay explores the imperial and colonial genealogies of the Nazi Holocaust as a form of industrialized killing. It argues that cold-war discourse, and particularly the theory of totalitarianism, enacts a displacement of these outside the ambit of Western history and theory...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Deer Modern cultural criticism, like the younger discipline of cultural studies, has long struggled to reconcile the antagonistic logic at the heart of the idea of culture. Social Text 's project as a journal has been energized throughout by the contradictory genealogy of the term itself...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... instance of transspecies becoming. Thus the virile figure, in this story, is a hybrid species, a cynanthrope. Haunted by a long genealogy of dog-human merger and by a history of colonial, racial, and species encounters, the humans and dogs in this story join forces in a becoming that current humanist...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the diaspora, and producing an archive of censored histories. The article situates this music within a genealogy of artistic and protest movements by ’48 Palestinians, providing a historical context for the national and political identities articulated in the music of a new generation of ’48...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Charlie Samuya Veric A contribution to the genealogical elaboration of the Third World as a political project, this essay examines how decolonization constituted a new culture that defined the decolonized as new subjects of history. Previously thought to be without history and culture, the people...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... masculinity as the dominant logic of privilege and to identify affect as the appropriate idiom for critiquing normative masculinity. In the spirit of this alternative genealogical approach, I will begin by unpacking what it means to say that emo functions as a periphery, and then turn to three essentially emo...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Drawing on the mentoring genealogy José Esteban Muñoz emerges from, Vazquez points to how his pedagogical style and ways are accumulative of his own extension from Paul de Man to Eve Sedgwick. This extension is also a mode of giving away, a sharing of vulnerability and excess...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... fetish object, a drag mother, and a belated rock ’n’ roll matriarch. Mick Jagger as mother provides a cultural genealogy for present-day homonormativity, homonationalism, and neoliberal colorblindness. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Mick Jagger Rolling Stones David Bowie homonationalism queer...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 35–38.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the journal's very first issue. This brief survey of Jameson's argument launches a sketch of the multiple genealogies and political uptakes of the term affect in more recent scholarly work, some of it also in the pages of Social Text . © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 The Collective as a Political...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ricardo L. Ortíz “On (Our) American Ground” traces the relevant genealogies, and itineraries, of a song and a site whose various symbolic and practical constructions have helped to determine what a transnational American historical past can allow us to imagine of a postnational American future...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recognition in broader society, the narratives drew on long-standing cultural tropes of bad masters, individual victims, and the home as a site of care that have longer genealogies in slavery and colonialism. As earlier myths of domesticity masked labor relations in colonial and slave economies, so too these...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... struggles for freedom, yet the questioning of recovery also requires a critical examination of the genealogy of freedom itself. The author argues that liberalism did not contradict slavery, but rather served as a means to rationalize slavery and its aftermath, and observes that many liberal ideas were also...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kathryn Yusoff Geology is a praxis of materiality and thought in the genealogy of Western metaphysics and racial capitalism and a site of possession in the Anthropocene. In the context of renewed interest in the inhuman, this article uses the analytic of geologic realism to navigate between the...
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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 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... OF BLACK INTERNATIONALISM The symbolic kernel of the idea of race . . . is the schema of genealogy, that Alys Eve is, quite simply the idea that the filiation of individuals transmits from gen- Weinbaum eration to generation a substance both biological...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the Human,” a study on the relationship between political and psychic genealogies of reparation in the context of Cold War Asia. Magnus Fiskesjö was educated in his native Sweden, in China, and at the University of Chicago, where he obtained a joint doctoral degree in anthro- pology and in...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the relationship between political and psychic genealogies of reparation in the context of Cold War Asia. Douglas Howland is the David D. Buck Professor of Chinese History at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is, most recently, the author of Personal Liberty and Public Good: The...