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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Prakash Younger Duke University Press 2005 Historical Experience in The Harder They Come Jamaica in the Cultural World System Prakash...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): np.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Experience in The Harder They Come Prakash Younger 43 “This Is What It Means to SAG in South Africa” Leola A. Johnson 65 Mediating Youth: Community-Based Video Production and the Politics of Race and Authenticity Nicole R. Fleetwood 83 Sexing the Teacher: Voyeuristic Pleasure in the Amy...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... loss of family members was harder to bear than the death of President Lincoln. At the same time, Civil War scholars have shown that African Americans were more willing to endure the war’s enormous death toll. As Drew Gilpin Faust writes in her...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... just one of the many who loved his work, and who knew Adrian to be a marvelous person. But we hardly knew each other, and what feelings might circulate through me exert no claim on him, or his memory. It is harder for me to address José’s way of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... makes it harder to understand the history of minoritarian work, much less engage with it. Take #BlackLivesMatter. Of course, it’s possible to say that the larger context for its emergence is the neoliberal crisis agenda. This agenda keeps on winning, one website notes, “because neoliberalism is a...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... became harder and harder for any of the coalitions’ partners to participate as victims in this force of law, with each refounding from Abner Louima to Patrick Dorismond escaping into arbi- trary violence. But, of course, neither public embarrassment, nor obscene violence, nor rapacious profiteering...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... our bodies like gravity toward the soft blue welcome of the lake, we think about Lochlann Jain’s paradoxical joy rides against cancer, the cruel optimism of Lauren Berlant, and the muscular dreams of Frantz Fanon. 24 We turn up the music and press harder on the gas. breathe til I evaporate/my...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... are exciting to you? We always have to reckon our class position into these forms of personal taste; the kind of revelations that we got from naturalism on don’t have the same kind of impact now. Or maybe we don’t know them in the right way. I think it’s harder to shock people, it’s harder to...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
... women across the globe, and democracy alike. Silences about women at present make it harder to think through and open up the very constructs of traditionalism and modernism. This is especially true if we want to...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2002
... journal until the early 1990s, in which a number of artists, activists, and scholars attempted to practice criticism in modes that were less scholarly, shorter, harder-hitting, more topical. These pieces included essays on visual art (Social Text 1), reviews of films like Apocalypse Now, The Shining...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... societies.” The point is not that poetry is less prevalent or less important, in other words, but that it is less convenient: as Ramazani puts it, it is “harder to annex as textual synecdoche.”7 2 Brent Hayes Edwards It is perhaps...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... created state of Israel. How- ever, it is harder to explain the logic underlying the historical absence of ’48 Palestinians from the Palestinian and Arab national movement, which for generations either completely ignored them...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... need to communicate better and work harder, women need to communicate less and work harder. Gray speaks the language of biological determinism fluently. Accord- ing to Gray, “Women with higher levels of Martian hormones relate bet...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Despite its capacity to hold its audience in suspense, familiarity of pleasurable narrative conventions is a crucial part of what makes a thriller a thriller. Literary conventions, particularly of finality and resolution, press harder on the thriller than they do on the serious dramatic...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
...  © 2014 Duke University Press 6 9 assumption of instrumental willpower: if you try harder, then you’ll do better. Neha didn’t think her self needed this kind of cruel “help” because the source of her new life — her metabolism — could not be pinned down...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
... be to try to chop bits of myself off again in order to be acceptable. As I get older, I find it harder to keep doing that type of self-mutilation. I very much fear being attacked by people about whom I care who don’t like what I’m doing, but the fear isn’t silencing me very effectively any more...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
... boxes of unknown contents. The task will of course be harder than it appears at first, as the boxes are linked to a crime that is revealed to him by the movie’s end. The movie takes place within forty-eight hours in the Asunción market as he becomes increasingly entangled in situations beyond his...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... there, a threat to our very being, our homogeneity, our well-being. Conversos just make it harder to distinguish and discern them. They don’t disappear. Rather, they seep into us, religiously maintaining their original character racially understood. If the target does not exist, it will have to be...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... search for free content, means that it is now harder than ever for books to disappear. A website called Forgotten Books will e-mail you a link to a new one every day. 12 Books, in short, remain promiscuously present in our lives. They throng city garbage bins ( fig. 6 ). At Costco, where you can buy...