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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... be explained only through that corresponding history. This article uses speech act theory to problematize that assumption, arguing instead that the power of hate speech rests in its ability to displace history rather than affirm it. Coverage of the case demonstrates this displacement, as Vang is positioned via...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
...: How is the ideological process of othering the refugees constructed in political graffiti? How does this relate to dominant discourses and practices in Slovenian society (from official politics to mass media)? What were the reactions against such sprayed hate speech (so pro-refugee graffiti...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... this to queer hate outrageous hyperbole to the kinds of public, doctrinal, financial, and politi- cal gains the rhetorical opposition to “homosexuality” has provided (and speech, does will continue to provide) for powerful Christian organizations such as the FRC...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the circulation of signs of affect shapes the materialization of collective bodies, for example the “body of the nation.” We have already seen how hate slides across different figures and consti- tutes them as a “common threat” in what we can call “hate speech.” But the slippery work of emotion cannot allow us...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the charges. 12. We do not, in fact, disagree with the use of free speech arguments in this instance, as the legislation against “hate speech” has all the unintended effects that left-wing scholars have copiously documented. Rather, we wish to note that all attempts to raise issues about...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
... spectacle of hate speech dressed as kind- ness. Habermas be damned. The public sphere has been purged of rea- son. With a gun to the back of the head and a blank affect (an inflection of the group mind undetectable in opinion polls), the people are to be grat- ified by the imminent return...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... investigates religious hate speech as the “limits of liberal- ism.” Exploring the various religious arguments against homosexuality as the “horror of incest” and the “decline of the traditional, heterosexual family,” he observes...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... an oppressive regime of political correctness. For conservatives, criti- cal scholarship undermined their truths, curriculum reform distorted their history, and institutional policies prohibiting hate speech and sexual harassment...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... deflected in his 1962 Los Angeles speech “Who Taught You to Hate the Color of Your Skin?” Baldwin discusses this white hypocrisy in “Letter from a Region of My Mind,” with specific reference to the charge of violence made against Muslims (versus the sit-in movement’s embrace of nonviolence). The cry...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2024
.... This analysis of fascist politics in relation to the imagery of the door is itself often used in far-Right political speeches. Take, for instance, Marine Le Pen's ultranationalist “France for the French” campaign, in which she argued, “We must have the keys to open the house of France, to open it halfway...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
... minorities years before I had heard of Ghazala and Khizr Khan, in the days after September 11, 2001, in the United States. That was also the last time that in the United States Muslim American assimilation became a highly visible concern, as hate speech and hate crimes against Muslim communities quickly...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... policy and the darling of U.S., British, and German corporations. After his fateful mistake of invading Kuwait, Hussein was transformed into a rein- carnation of Hitler with the rapidity with which new enemies for “Hate Week” were...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Freedom Speech . . . is never a value in and of itself but is always produced within Bill V. Mullen the precincts of some assumed conception of the good to which it must yield in the event of conflict. When the pinch comes . . . and the institution (be it church, state...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., racial profiling and detention of “Muslim-looking” individ- uals, and an epidemic of hate violence against Arab, Muslim, and South Asian communities in the wake of September 11 recall the long history of racialized U.S. immigration and immigrant policy, such as the Asian exclu- sion laws3 and Japanese...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 61–82.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the BSF's urban headquarters to the borderland checkpoint and into an open dialogue with the protesters. After a couple hours of kotha-barta (Bengali)      baat-cheet (Hindi)        dialogue (English word, used frequently in Bengali and Hindi speech) in the sweltering afternoon sun and across...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
... a 226 percent increase in hate-motivated violence during and after. 3 Trump promised to pay the legal fees of his supporters who attacked protestors at his rallies and encouraged the use of the Second Amendment against his opponents. 4 Several of those charged with violence including assault used...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... found. Ironically, because his head has yet to be recovered, the “actual” cause of death cannot be officially determined. Furthermore, this indeter­ minate cause of death bars Brazell from being entered into hate crimes statistics. Not yet dead, Brazell has never been counted as a casualty...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jonathan Sterne Since the invention of sound-transcription devices in the early nineteenth century, philosophers, linguists, inventors, audiences, and others have debated whether it is the meaningful act of speech or the material sound of the voice itself which defines the speaking subject...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... performs the track “Brown Boy,” his voice seems to hit hardest on the word refugee : I’m every single thing you think of me, I’m a sinner, killer, drug-dealer, refugee. Michael Kiwanuka’s song “Love & Hate” plays in our headphones on repeat as we carefully pack swimsuit, cap, goggles...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... closet case, because of, and not in spite of, its hatefulness. The violent threat within “Tooling for Anus” is a textbook example of what Judith Butler has termed the “unexpectedly enabling response” through which the language of abuse...