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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
... expressed in the faces of those who were its perpetrators. Michelle Brown had made this point already in 2005, when she wrote that the shock of the photographs from Abu Ghraib consisted in the “patriotic delight of the torturers, in America ‘out of place.’ ” For Brown, Abu Ghraib...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
... tortured Iraqis at Abu Ghraib bear witness to this new virtualization of history, where political puppetry and technological artifice create truth effects and reversion historical process. The orchestrators of such image games are anchored in an ahistorical synchronic space of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... even the “homosexual sex” torture scandal at Abu Ghraib.2 In fact, Mubarak Dahir suggests that some organizations can be found have actually harnessed the oppression of LGBTQ Arabs to justify the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... at Abu Ghraib, herself convicted of pris- oner abuse, has also described finding a young prisoner screaming in the dark, swarmed by ants.21 In the public discourse on the war on terror, the insect works as a...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... of day. The now infamous Abu Ghraib torture photos were produced by the guards them- selves as a kind of war porn designed to document their own everyday lives, as screen savers, as amateur reality TV or a horrifying mutation of America’s Funniest Home Videos. Disseminated to the press and to...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to reproduce.5 The film takes a particularly North American and post- ­9/11 angle in its adaptation, changing English characters into American ones and evoking obvious visual parallels to the war in Iraq, Abu Ghraib...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... “Driving While Black”; the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride “builds on the history of the noble US civil rights movement”; the prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib is reminiscent of the lynching of blacks)59 is made possible by a misrecognition of the lived experience of the black. This point is developed by...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and gays in the military come to replace any and all principled objections to state violence and torture, exemplified by Guantà- namo and Abu Ghraib, on the global stage. Examining the figure of the suicide bomber as a “queer assemblage” resisting the demands of rational...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... carceral archipelago. The prison regime’s embodied violence, dramatized in the journalistic accounts of sites like Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo and in cinematic portrayals of torture and black sites, brings to bear different genealogical accounts of the body’s production and liquidation in the nexus of race...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... well in the twenty-­first century. And the images of prisoners tortured by US soldiers at Abu Ghraib make it equally clear that such disciplinary models have not displaced more overt modes of control, in which people are incarcerated, tormented, and forced into actions against their will...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 17–42.
Published: 01 December 2007
... a dark side to such positive values as enterprise, character, partnership, and community. The all-too-obvious example of the world’s newest democracy, Iraq, would seem to beg the question very forcefully. Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib may conceal torture rather than display it for public...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... tattoos and posture.29 This search for visible knowledge is hardly a throwback: a century after Lombroso, the proliferation of image events (from Rodney King to Abu Ghraib) has imbued contemporary policing with an ever-increasing attention to vision. The reading of bodies wields a pivotal...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 25–26.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib at the International Center of Photography, the figure of the terrorist replaced, or at times merged with, the previous generation’s fear of and fascination with queer bodies as in the case of the NEA 4/Robert Mapplethorpe controversies in the 1980s.5...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 27–34.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Looking, an exhibition on contemporary art by Islamic artists, to Brian Wallis’s Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib at the International Center of Photography, the figure of the terrorist replaced, or at times merged with, the previous generation’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 35–38.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib at the International Center of Photography, the figure of the terrorist replaced, or at times merged with, the previous generation’s fear of and fascination with queer bodies as in the case of the NEA 4/Robert Mapplethorpe controversies in the 1980s.5...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Looking, an exhibition on contemporary art by Islamic artists, to Brian Wallis’s Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib at the International Center of Photography, the figure of the terrorist replaced, or at times merged with, the previous generation’s...