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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group In our “postfact” society, emotions, mood, and affect have acquired unprecedented political valence. Mood therefore can be repurposed as a hermeneutic for understanding politics and history. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 mood affect hermeneutic...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of new modes of transnational Pentecostalism. A central concern is how Deedat draws on forms of secular critique and biblical hermeneutics as part of his call for da'wa (religious awakening) among Muslims. It draws on close textual analysis of writings and video cassettes to tease out the formal...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... by, an Apache helicopter from a Blackhawk. These skills enabled service members and civilians alike to engage in a kind of culturally and topographically inflected hermeneutics of the wartime environment, constructing detailed narratives for battles...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 91–114.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., in what follows I will examine what is gained by and what is sacrificed to Moreiras’s hermeneutics and consider whether, paradoxically, he restores the hegemony of the pen that compromised Rama’s original elaboration of the term. Ultimately...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... is bound up with the reformers’ interpretation as well as the of that traffic. The traffic itself is facilitated by the reformist account of it. In order to counter the reformers’ hermeneutic, Goldman appeals to the opportunities agency of sex workers, whom she imagines...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to myth must not be confused with the critique of reason that takes the form of a gesture of disavowal—“reason” and its canons as “justifications of [here, colonial] domination.”14 If anything, Nandy is closer to the hermeneutical tradition, in its rejection...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . The Hermeneutics of the Subject , translated by Burchell Graham . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Freud Sigmund . (1915) 1959 . “Thoughts for the Times on War and Death.” In The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Vol. 14, 1914–1916 , translated and edited...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... antiracist thinking in direct opposition to the liberal race paradigm. In this regard, I will examine in the second section the late work of W. E. B. Du Bois (written from 1947 to 1963) as exemplary of a kind of activist hermeneutics that challenged the paradigmatic logic of racial...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... humanity attributed to racial difference. 16 Deploying racial capitalism as an “activist hermeneutic” requires understanding that capitalism is racial capitalism from its inception and in its various instantiations. 17 Using the hermeneutic of racial capitalism to critically read Marx’s own writings...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... followed this trend, and there appears to be an emphasis on affirmation and an increasing resistance to hermeneutics. Do you see this as merely a negative symptom of postmodernism itself? Or can you consider a point at which the categories such as interpretation, historicization, and critique really do...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
... narratives of futurity available to urban proletariats.20 Ultimately, James’s text poses a hermeneutic challenge. If the sharecropper can appear in national capital- ist narratives only as a transitional figure, in what narrative frame can...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 161–165.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., reparation subtends the subjective vicissitudes of love and hate that demand the constant retelling of their affective vaga- ries. From this perspective, a reparative hermeneutics orients us toward a continuous future. In Cruising Utopia...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and enormities of feeling become a critical hermeneutic in our writing and teaching? Such a critical therapy draws and shifts away from the Frankfurt school project known as critical theory. Such a therapy focuses on feelings, pleasures, desires, and anger, in ways that inquire into how ideology is lived rather...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of support—the key maneuver of crip-of-color critique. 27 A crip-of-color critique, then, operates primarily through an infrastructural hermeneutic: a reading practice that underscores the often unnoticed networks of assistance—roads, pipes, wires, and labor networks—that coordinate contemporary life...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of Security.” 31. Mahmood, “Secularism, Hermeneutics and Empire” ; Moallem, Between Warrior Brother . 32. Ahmad, “Homeland Insecurities” ; Z. Grewal, Islam Is a Foreign Country ; Maira, Missing ; Maira, 9/11 Generation ; Puar and Rai, “Monster, Terrorist, Fag” ; Rana...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... declaring a theme. So we scratched out “Affect,” for example, and replaced it with “Mood as a Political Hermeneutic.” With no “right way” of sorting out or gathering these notes, we followed our collective critical interests, as well as separate lines of expertise and flight. Above all, a book sprint...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that the dimensions of the artworks that lend themselves readily to affective politics—such as I fi nd in the Silence = Death Project and in a later poster, “In Honor of Allen R. Schindler” (1993)—are suppressed in identitarian glosses on the epistemological or hermeneutic content. Crimp’s responses...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
...” because it is never defined), and which has nothing to do with deconstruction as it understands itself and should therefore be understood in good hermeneutic practice. It certainly has nothing to do with my own position. In any case, what...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
...) it entails. A forceful demonstration of this point is found in Brian Larkin’s essay on the iconoclastic Muslim preacher Ahmed Deedat. Deedat rose to prominence in the Muslim world by seemingly besting the televangelists at their own game — exhibiting a mastery of biblical hermeneutics...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Sedgwick’s reparative hermeneutics, utopian reading practices are both antirelational and relational. They are practices attendant to the fact that, more than merely “kid stuff,” “the future is only the stuff of some kids” (95). There are those who might deem Muñoz’s death as keeping in time...