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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the post-civil rights period. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 biopolitics of race race and science science fiction post-racialism genetics and race The Biopolitics of Race in Futureland Madhu Dubey In his 1941 novel The Day after Tomorrow, Robert A. Heinlein, who is...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Coleman Nye On June 13, 2013, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that isolated, unmodified DNA cannot be patented, in the case of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. —a case that has been called the Brown v. Board of Education of genetic science. In line with Cheryl...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
... may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Diaspora and the Localities of Race Minkah Makalani Work theorizing the African diaspora has sought to identify its defining characteristics, map out lines of continuity between its geographic seg- ments...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... beautiful: A cultural history of aesthetic surgery . Princeton,N.J.: Princeton University Press. Gould, Stephen Jay. 1996 . The mismeasure of man . New York: Norton. Haraway. 1989 . Primate visions: Gender, race,and nature in the world of science . New York: Routledge. Herrnstein, Richard J...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the search for the “missing link” in Asia and Europe, an investigation that, if successful, would have effectively established a separate ancestry for the white races. This essay identifies a new component of this history: the racialization of higher-order primates within the nascent discipline of...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... trans studies disability studies geopolitics of race debility capacity Bodies with New Organs Becoming Trans, Becoming Disabled Jasbir K. Puar “Transgender rights are the civil rights issue of our time.” So stated Vice President Joe Biden just one week before the November 2012 election...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 105–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
... this affects political behavior, then why doubt that when scientific documents publicize various features about different groups, attitudes, aspirations, we too will change our minds, change who we are?2 The Problem of Representing Race through DNA Although genetic research...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Crake. Working for the ReJoov Corporation, Crake develops the Blyss­ Pluss drug, which, like soma in Huxley’s Brave New World, is supposed to provide the ultimate escapist sexual buzz. After developing a new race of posthuman creatures using genetic engineering, Crake embeds a deadly virus in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of experimental animals and, further, what the associated socio-­moral fallout might be when they value certain species-­specific hybrids over others. Xeno is a highly experimental and interdisciplinary science, resting at the intersection of immunology, genetics, veterinary science, and...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... transmission, and fi liative genetic transfer. This article instead argues that the notion of sex has to be related to contagious transmission, which is explained by microbiologist Lynn Margulis’s theory of endosymbiosis, or SET (serial endosymbiotic theory). This theory has challenged the classical...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... global stage. These politics start from, rather than end on, the critical insight that identity is a social construction (see Taussig 1993). Questions of belonging, race, culture, and subjectivity loom large in the discourses of transnational adoption. In an earlier era, adoption across borders...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... “These reconciliation efforts also raise interesting and fraught contradictions,” Nelson writes. “They threaten to reify race in the pursuit of repair for injury; they suggest how justice pursuits can be uneasily intertwined with commercial enterprises; they may substitute genetic data for the outcomes...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Migration Review 18 : 276 -93. Yngvesson, Barbara. 1997 . Negotiating motherhood:Identity and difference in “open” adoptions. Law and Society Review 31 : 31 -80. ____. 2000 . Un niño de cualquier color: Race and nation in intercountry adoption. In Globalizing institutions:Case studies in...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... genetically essentialized terms, such as pit bulls; legislative movements to obtain spousal rights for same-­sex partners (the case set a precedent for wrongful death actions brought on behalf of a same-­sex partner...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... idea of race.” 4 In a first approach, the film resists depicting race as a matter of transparent universal white subjects and affectable black and brown bodies. All races have affectable, vulnerable bodies, and the reproduction of white supremacy occurs not through the subtraction of white people...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., race, ethnicity, and nation, for so long productively explored in the critical theories of the late twentieth century, has ceased to be central to social criticism. Even more, it has become difficult, seem- ingly even undesirable...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 19–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
... more of the connections between them—and the discourses of race and sex that simultaneously make and mask such connections—is an important part of the project of “punking” theory. But what do punks and queers have in...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... political promise of the term resided specifically in its broad critique of multiple social antagonisms, including race, gender, class, nationality, and religion, in addition to sexuality. Fourteen years after Social Text’s publication of “Fear of a Queer...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... multicultural rul- ing class.40 New sciences of race insisted on our common genetic her- itage,41 while computer software, popular magazines, and television adver- tisements for shaving cream invited us to imagine races morphing into each other through visual technologies that juxtaposed faces of different...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... this sense the forms of disciplinary power that emerged through the military sciences are revealed for their promotion of the “growth” and “genetic development” of both communal and individual bodies. The military sciences, in...