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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., this essay’s central presence is the tragically doomed punk icon Darby Crash and his legendary band the Germs. This essay considers the documentation of live performances by the band and the ephemera that function as the band’s queer remains. Crash’s often quoted demand for more, “Gimme gimme this...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... causing an infectious disease.”24 However, over the last decades of the nineteenth century, the “germ theory of disease” refocused this indeterminate meaning of virus when it introduced the “microbe” into the world as a new biological and political actor.25 As bacteria were increasingly...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... individualizing perspective by excluding the human organism’s vital contexts from its purview. The Germs of History Reflecting briefly on immunity-as-self-defense as the conceptual arma- ture around which the discourse of HIV/AIDS builds itself...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the terror really makes sense, that it has a germ of rational motivation, that this germ can and should . . . be incorporated Left get so into our national self-description, included among the narratives we tell about ourselves, that is...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... same level playing field in which, to be sure, trials of strength take place — and this is the claim that “minstrelsy” might complicate. Because if Latour is committed to the claim that “all objects are mutually external” to each other, then none contain anything like the “germ” of another...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ineffective, and deadly viruses are moving with greater frequency from one part of the world to another. This has prompted a resurgence of the militarized language of classical germ theory as well as of spectacular articulations of imperial paranoia such as Wolfgang Petersen’s Outbreak (1995) and...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... collectivist and individualist impulse in the performances of Germs’ front- man Darby Crash, offering a moving account of memory, fandom, and critical reflection. Challenging center-­periphery and diffusionist models of mapping the affective territories of punk, Debra Rae Cohen and Michael Coyle argue...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... liation. Indeed, germ material is passed intact from parents to offspring. The barrier points to a noncommunicative relation between germinal material (nucleic material of the cell) and somatic material (nonnucleic material residing in the body of the cell), in which only germ cells carry out the...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... has a cough or cold to protect the spread of germs. But here they are worn when healthy, ensconcing the wearer in a cordon solitaire . It’s not that these kids don’t want relations with others, Usui says. Afraid of getting hurt, they wear the mask to feel better. Astute about the anxiety the very...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
... casts the German immigrant as the figure for the mode of frontier assimilation that Negri lauds. As Turner has it, the subjectivity of the frontiersman, forged by his masculine trials in the wilderness, is not simply “the development of Germanic germs...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... attracted little, if any, attention from the international community. In other words, although World War II is recog- nized as a global catastrophe, the atrocious deeds of the Japanese military invasion, exemplified by incidents such as the Nanjing Massacre or the germ warfare experiments carried out...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010