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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., technology also gives rise to a social brain, whose virtuosity both Marx and Paolo Virno see as crucial to the emancipation of species-being. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring of 1995, Social Text published a symposium on...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... popular solidarity with Palestine. Far from constituting a manifesto for pan-Arab or pan-Islamic solidarity along identitarian lines, Kateb’s play gives shape to a postcolonial imaginary of emancipation that foreshadows ongoing prodemocracy struggles. Yet it also reactivates anticolonial discourse...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... It also inquires into the limits of such tactics and the unintended effects of their deployment. Finally, it asks if it is possible to grasp the workings of an alternative mode of translation that in evading militarized speech gives rise to a questioning of the ethics and politics of translation in...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that explores infidelity and rumormongering elucidates local representations of race and gender. In a broader sense, this soap opera shows how moral inversion and poetic indirection are at the center of Ghanaian theatrical performance and interpretation, giving insight into how Ghanaian performers and...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... neoliberalism operating simultaneously as ideology and agenda and to recognize the consistent denial of reproductive labor that gives the lie to its pretensions. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 S’More Inequality The Neoliberal Marshmallow and the Corporate Reform of Education Bethany Moreton...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... “elsewhere,” metabolic surgery opens a material-discursive space in which the will to regulate gives intentionality its bodily moorings. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Short Cuts Metabolic Surgery and Gut Attachments in India Harris Solomon So to discover virtue, one must penetrate down...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that give those words meaning. Thus, the film offers an explanation for why Vang’s claim to racial victimization could not hold. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 hate speech racial harassment violence Hmong Asian American “Whether or Not Words Were Said . . . ” Chai Soua Vang, G r a...
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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 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... unaccountable. It looks to countersovereign and aesthetic practices that attempt to account for the dead, the disappeared, and the noncitizen and to widen the range of possibilities for calculating loss and gain, for giving a proper, unsettling account of the here and now. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Summer Kim Lee This article considers how the act of staying in, rather than going (or coming) out, gives shape to the racial performativity of Asian American asociality. What the author calls “Asian American asociality” speaks to how Asian Americans have been racially figured as a problem for and...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... life agendas and the sensibilities and practices that give it expression. City life is becoming a possibility in Palestine, more than half a century after its urban modernity was aborted by war and occupation. Duke University Press 2008 Urban Modernity on the Periphery A New Middle Class...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... medical care to the sick and dying. To highlight some of the unique dimensions of these discourses, I contrast them with arguments put forward in the context of the contemporary ethical and legal debate in the United States on the rights of the terminally ill. I give particular attention to how distinct...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... through locked doors ends, giving way to the disciplining of movement and the realignment of forms of belonging. Ruins of the former regime are selectively being legitimized, rebuilt, and incorporated into the new centralized and bureaucratic state, while memories of the past system of rule and governance...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., “Luz Divina” (“Divine Light”), is used in religious practice by Marcelo and his followers, who by singing along with the tune and regulating the intake and outtake of breath give rise to the magic-like, yet scientifically explained, somatic reaction of goose bumps. Examining this affective, bodily...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
... the purposes of this essay, the U.S. military has invaded and occupied Iraq solely to give politi- cal freedom to the people therein. In the words of Bush’s press secretary, Ari Fleischer, the United States helped “lead a war to give freedom to the people of Iraq.”2 Yet the gratitude that...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Fred Moten © 2014 Fred Moten 2014 the gramsci monument Fred Moten if the projects become a project from outside then the projects been a project forever. held in the projects we the project they stole. we steal the project back and try to give it back to them. come on, come get...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... while still remaining decent. You scratch. You sit down and try to meditate. In the end, after huddling in a fetal position for five minutes, you give in and go to the front of the line and play the cancer card. You usually get static when you do this, which is one of the reasons you hate doing it...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ancestry dot com. I don’t want to give them my DNA sample, right? Where are they sending that sample? And, also, it’s not just my DNA. It’s also the DNA sample of my son. — Right! What are they doing with that DNA? And where do they get that historical DNA anyway? We are supposed to trust them but...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 39–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... from both our bodies and our minds. This work was installed to give a magical feeling at first impact. The map on the floor reflects the strong light from the windows, like a lake; just as in a mirage, the word EXIT appears to you slowly from the columns as you keep observing the installation. As...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Samantha King Duke University Press 2001 Alperson, M. 1995 . Corporate giving strategies that add business value . New York: Conference Board. Altman, R. 1996 . Waking up/fighting back:The politics of breast cancer . Boston: Little, Brown &Co. Arnott, N. 1994 . Marketing...