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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
...A. Naomi Paik This essay is a cultural analysis of the legal testimony given in Haitian Centers Council v. Sale (HCC III), a federal lawsuit brought against the U.S. state on behalf of nearly 300 HIV-positive Haitian refugees imprisoned in a United States–operated refugee camp at Guantánamo Bay...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Because of the structure of the industry, they thought that a legislative strategy might be a way to mobilize workers and win lasting changes. Over six years DWU enlisted a multiethnic coalition of organizations in the city to work on a Bill of Rights campaign, including CAAAV, Andolan, Haitian Women...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of either chronological or geographical logics, such historical figures as the Cuban national hero José Martí, the Cuban-exile salsera queen Celia Cruz, the Haitian American hip-hop impresario Wyclef Jean, and some notable literary writers, such as...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to grasp. In 1991, follow- ing the coup against Aristide, three hundred Haitian refugees found to be HIV-­positive were interned by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service at the American base in Guantánamo where, in Paik’s terms, they...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... flashpoints in discussions of immigration and “undocumented” laborers. When residents of the Dominican Republic wore T-shirts emblazoned with the image of a Dominican passport after 2015, they sent a disturbing nationalist message to the Haitian migrant laborers targeted for deportation — and even to the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : University of North Carolina Press . Ferrer Ada . 2008 . “Talk about Haiti: The Archive and the Atlantic's Haitian Revolution.” In Tree of Liberty: Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World , edited by Garraway Doris L. , 21 – 40 . Charlottesville : University of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in the tes- timonies of HIV-­positive Haitians who sought refuge in the early 1990s. Refugees are the quintessential dislocated subjects. The people Paik intro- duces stand at the receiving end of a range of injustices: hailing from an...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... that in the Haitian revolution, one of the most bloody in history, the former slaves were “surprisingly moderate, then and afterwards, far more humane than their masters had been or would ever be to them. . . . The cruelties of property and privilege are...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... work, including African Americans, Jamaicans, Haitians, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans. With this turnover in New York’s farm workforce, some farmworkers have left agricultural employment and settled in the state’s communities...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Ghanaians who are native to Accra; those who have moved from other places in the country; Nigerians or Liberians who now live in Accra; Black South Africans visiting Ghana for the first time; Haitian and Haitian Americans who have moved...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
... current inhabitants of the tenement above are rela- tive newcomers, Haitians, who are suspended between the history of the store and the imminent future. The small notice is in French because it acknowledges this fl oating present. For the English speaking, a more austere notice: “NO/sitting...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... “colonial situation.”22 Somewhat surprisingly, Senghor went even further than his old friend, pronouncing during the exchange that “we are in exactly the same position — you Americans (and I would even say, you Haitians) — because, after all, you are under the yoke of an international capitalism. We...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Brothers, and quotations from a popular Caribbean children’s ring game (from which she borrows the novel’s title) with more familiar science fiction conventions such as biotechnology and a postindustrial dystopic urban setting. Midnight Robber is similarly syncretic, infusing allusions to Haitian...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... 15 This infamous lei pra inglês ver , or law for English eyes, was brazenly ignored with the deep complicity of law enforcement and slave traffickers. This was, after all, the Atlantic world in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution, when Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the US South saw their...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... directly from slavery. C. L. R. James observed of the Haitian slaves that “they were closer to a modern proletariat than any other group of workers in existence at that time” and capable of enacting a “thoroughly prepared and organized mass movement.” 35 At the same time, thinking about the other side...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... whether the individual was considered “de color.”30 Colonial Cuba had long served as a refuge for slaveholders fleeing the social and political upheavals of revolution and emancipation. In the wake of the Haitian Revolution, French émigrés fleeing Saint...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014