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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... with the puzzlement, predicament, and ambivalence of the moment. It is also part of the effort by a section of Greek intellectuals of radical and leftist background to oppose the attempt by dominant political forces and social science to classify these events as a moment of disorder produced by small groups...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., people who are both transgender and mad—but, rather, one of mutual constitution. To make these suggestions, the article engages an eccentric archive that includes posters that advocate transgender depathologization, Greek mythologies of gendered madness, government legislation about sexual sterilization...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... It then situates Hocquenghem’s text in relation to Michel Foucault’s reflections about origins of politics in ancient Greek in his first lecture course at the Collège de France, which took place the year before Hocquenghem’s book appeared, to suggest that the relation between the sexual and the political may...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Bauman, Zygmunt. 1997 . No way back to bliss: How to cope with the restless chaos of modernity. Times Literary Supplement , 24 January, 5 . Caumer, Julien. 1991 . The secrets of Gioconda (in Greek). To Vema , 17 November, 6 . Feldman, Allen. 1991 . Formations of violence: The narrative...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of development of the Semites.”5 But in addition to this mind-boggling dis- avowal, such charges serve as a reminder of their vehemently produced Greek antiquity, and strenuously guarded monopoly of the content of anti-Semitism,6...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Salah D. Hassan Duke University Press 2003 Allen, Roger. 1994. PROTA: The project for the translation of Arabic. Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 28.2 (December):165, w3fp.arizona.edu/mesassoc/Bulletin/allen.htm . Cephalus, Constantinus, ed. 1920-26 . The Greek anthology...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): np.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 2009 Contributors Rania Astrinaki is a lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology, Panteion University, Athens. She has published articles, mainly in Greek, on violence, state, and gender in Mountain Crete, and an extensive...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
....: Transaction. Habermas, Jürgen. 1991 . The structural transformation of the public sphere . Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Harvey, F. D. 1985 . Dona Ferentes: Some aspects of bribery in Greek politics. History of political thought 6 , nos. 1-2: 76 -117. Heidenheimer, Arnold J., Michael Johnston...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
... flourished among Greek monks for ten centuries.1 Valued for its psychosomatic results, the prayer draws on both vocalic and physical activities. The idea is to have voice both punc- tuate and be punctuated by the bodily rhythmic repetitions of breath and heartbeat, so that one’s voice...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... across. Seremetakis notes, however, that the “collective cultural bloating on toxic information” might appear to leave Greek public life unperturbed. She argues that these anxieties are displaced onto more literal...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of, for instance, the Greek problem, or the British problem? The fascistic paramilitary operations of Golden Dawn in Greece and the comparatively feckless thuggishness of the English Defence League are clearly distinct sociopolitical phenomena, but how substantially different are these manifestations of the new...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the future and foreclosing its possibilities. Déjà vu, he says, is a “mnestic pathology” that attaches us to a pseudopast, rigidly bookending the here and now. 2 In ancient Greek, para (irregular) and noos (mind) together form “distracted.” The Left is preoccupied with pointing out all...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Osborn, From the Greeks to Darwin , 163 16 Lester Frank Ward observed that, although an entomologist had coined the term neo-Lamarckism in 1885, Spencer had articulated the concept much earlier ( Ward, Neo-Darwinism and Neo-Lamarckism , 53 ). See also Daniels, Darwinism Comes to America...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of youthful white masculinities in sport and popular culture in 1990s America. Journal of Sport and Social Issues 25.4 : 390 -416. Laqueur, T. 1990 . Making sex: Body and gender from the Greeks to Freud . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Leo, J. 1995 . Promoting no-dad families: Artificial...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
... actors. These are the roots of the global polis. To begin to conceptualize such a body, I wish to glance back at the classical origins of the public/private divide, in order to clarify the discrete functions of each realm. Consider this distinction in the classical Greek sense (following...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that describes how the particular participates in a larger form; in Greek tragedy it literally means group sharing, accounting for the way in which an audience takes part in a drama, adding to it, augmenting it. Queer media must call...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... like an outsider [Il eut la sensation désagréable d’être un métèque].36 The word “outsider” is not an incorrect translation of métèque, but it fails to capture the delicious precision of Sembène’s French. Métèque derives from the Greek metoikos, literally “one who changes one’s house,” from...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the avail- able forces of Mohammedism in Europe, Africa, and Western Asia. The hosts of two religions which have long struggled for supremacy in the East, the Russo-Greek and the Mohammedan, are now fronting each other...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., for sterility. Another objection is that any culture, no matter how great, or better yet, the greater it is, is a mélange of appallingly heterogeneous elements. We recall the case of Greek culture, formed out of Greek elements but also of Cretan, Egyptian, and Asiatic elements. We can even go further...