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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... (the theory, technology, and practice of pest control). Designated as vermin (terrorists), African guerrillas fighting for independence were subjected to weapons that had been used against wild animals, such as poisons. The article ends with a reminder that the designation and treatment of people as vermin...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the presumption that September 11 announced itself as an unprecedented event, both in form and scale, but that its specularization of violence relied on the merging of tactics derived from both colonial terror and guerrilla resistance. Those...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 23–37.
Published: 01 June 2007
... who were not sympathetic to the cause or who occupied official positions. It was also a form of forc- ible recruitment of women who were made to accompany the guerrillas on marches or to become their sexual slaves (CVR, 287  –  92). Among the more bizarre...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... They echoed Social Text 99 • Vol. 27, No. 2 • Summer 2009 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2008-023  © 2009 Duke University Press 7 7 countless episodes of the 1980 – 1991 conflict between leftist guerrillas...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... ability to “protect” them through defeating the guerrilla forces that prey upon the more-­or-­less neutral populations. Because the guerrilla can only be defeated if his base of operation is cleared, and since this base of operation is often in the midst...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... horrors of guerrilla warfare and terrorist violence in Baghdad, Fallujah, and Basra, conducted with impro- vised explosive devices (IEDs) and homemade Humvee armor. High-tech warfare is a computer-networked, virtual, information war in which...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... No one pays or praises us to jam the lines, although that is one of the key tactics of war. You do not just ambush the messenger; you take down the telegraph lines. That’s what Filipino guerrillas did constantly in the Ilocos region to resist US colonial occupation after the Spanish-American War...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Central American friend-enemy distinction does nothing more than recursively reiterate Ronald Reagan’s “hordes” of Central American guerrillas “at our doorstep,” threatening to contaminate the United States with their enemy communist ideology. 11 The Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations used...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that inappropriately signified too much clarity. But then blurred circles were confusing. Solid lines track- ing movement did not reflect the nature of guerrilla warfare, in which rebels dispersed over the landscape in loose formations and their pursu- ers...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Palestinian liberation through a politics of what Huey Newton termed “revolutionary intercommunalism.” 84 This strategy focused on local grassroots activism, rejected urban guerrilla warfare in the United States as unrealistic, and bypassed entanglements in Cold War geopolitics that defined...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
...). Published in the late 1970s, during a decade that witnessed the oil crisis, the Israel-Palestine wars, the massacre of eleven Israeli athletes by Palestinian guerrillas in the Munich Olympics, and the Iran hostage cri- sis, Orientalism was a genealogy of Western hegemony in the Middle East...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Corporation  –  sponsored white paper had it, “is complex”: the dense, three-dimensional structure of cities slows down occupying forces, inhibits conflicts are a advanced communication systems, and allows guerrillas to hide within buildings and behind civilian populations.17 Fighting in cities...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., marginalized minority groups, “Third World” guerrilla armies)— Marcuse abandoned what was, finally, a more or less exclusively theoreti- cal, speculative focus on the liberatory potential of reified eroticism. This is ironic, to put...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., such as the ANC and the FMLN (the Sal- tendency linked vadoran guerrilla movement), were moving toward negotiated settlements, as did the PLO. At a certain level Harlow identifies “resistance literature” to armed as a significant...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... level guerrilla representational strategies” such as white supremacist militiamen and black welfare queen hookers, what Muñoz calls “the nation’s most dangerous citizens.” This alludes to the second plane of meaning...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., and providing the space for its development, creates risks. Like the colonial police force recruited unwit- tingly from guerrilla neighborhoods, university labor may harbor refugees, fugitives, renegades, and castaways. But there are good reasons...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... An even earlier movie with a clearer stance on imperial overreach has attracted the attention of the U.S. military apparatus. As Michael Kaufman reports: “Challenged by terrorist tactics and guerrilla warfare in Iraq, the Pentagon recently held a screening of The Battle of Algiers [1965], which...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... entirely consistent with the asymmetrical model of war/politics that Schmitt elaborated in Theory of the Partisan , which itself was informed by the much earlier context of third-world anticolonial guerrilla wars during the Cold War. 16 See also Feldman, “Globality of Whiteness.” 17...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., racial minority there was the occasional bombing of Wimpy bars and supermarkets or mines on remote farm roads, mainly attributed to white communists insti- rule, Afrikaners gating blacks. Many civilians were maimed when guerrillas targeted the air...