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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... changing social value of children . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Žižek, Slavoj. 1989 . The sublime object of ideology . London: Verso. Going “Home” ADOPTION, LOSS OF BEARINGS, AND THE...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... University Press 2008 When Home Is a Camp Global Sovereignty, Biopolitics, and Internally Displaced Persons Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Never to go home again, for this was home!  — Derek Walcott, “Exile” Only in a world in which the spaces of states have been thus...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recognition in broader society, the narratives drew on long-standing cultural tropes of bad masters, individual victims, and the home as a site of care that have longer genealogies in slavery and colonialism. As earlier myths of domesticity masked labor relations in colonial and slave economies, so too these...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua Neves This essay supplements a growing body of work on domestic television in China by exploring some histories of the screen outside the home. Rooted in Olympic-era Beijing, this discussion converges around three intermedial contexts: (1) contemporary art and exhibition; (2) nondomestic and...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Derek Pardue This article brings a “drama perspective” to the analysis of Kriolu rap in Lisbon, Portugal. Kriolu is the language and identity of Cape Verdeans both at home on the archipelago nation-state located 350 miles to the west of Senegal in the Atlantic Ocean as well as among the diverse...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Chrisoula Lionis Mona Hatoum is one of the most internationally recognized and acclaimed Palestinian artists working today. Born in Lebanon and residing in the United Kingdom since 1975 (when she was unable to return to her home following the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war), Hatoum has produced...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... single out “hot spots” around the globe. All of this, in turn, takes place within the play of visibility and invisibility that is one important legacy of the war. Homing in on the powers and hazards of public images in Indonesia today and the multiplicity of visual modes and discourses and perspectival...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... histories of dispossession that shape their relationship to the academy, to the ethnographic field site, and to home. As a rehearsal of an ongoing multimodal project, this essay presents what the authors have been calling their “dark-side mixtape”: a rehearsal of ethnographic theory read through the music...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... sensation, an indefinite urbanism. John Divola’s photo series Los Angeles International Airport Noise Abatement Zone ( LAX NAZ ) of homes in the flight path slated for demolition visualize the atmospheric quality of this process. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 atmosphere noise sound sense urban...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 179.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Michael Wang © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Michael Wang, Rock Pigeons (Feral/Domestic), performance (trained homing pigeons, feral pigeons), from the series Invasives, 2010. Courtesy of the artist Social Text 121 • Vol. 32, No. 4...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... and that the heavy guard presence was seriously disrupting the lives of his neighbors. The San Diego Union-Tribune quoted one eighteen-year-old Palestinian neighbor as saying, “It’s my home and it’s like a prison.”12...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., to 10:30 or 11:00 p.m., when he brings them home. They have one thirty- minute break in this twelve- or thirteen-hour day. The pizza kitchen is unbearably hot, says Lupe, and the boss and his wife constantly yell at their workers. Lupe and Gabriel have watched as several fellow work...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
...-class decline has appeared, some of the indicators, home ownership especially, have recouped what had apparently been lost to reach historic highs, and the midlife crisis of a Social Text 65, Vol. 18, No. 4, Winter 2000. Copyright © 2000 by Duke University Press...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to a cop and solving all problems of social unrest in a joyful reconciliation of opposites. But like a drug we’ve taken too much of and no matter how we parse the problem, we say with Gil Scott-Heron, “It might be a good idea if I never, never went home again.” 1 Really, data visualization über...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of Settling One’s Debts and Satisfying One’s Creditors without Spending Any Money ; The Art of Never Dining at Home ; The Art of Receiving Gifts without Reciprocating . Optimized for today’s search engines, these titles would undoubtedly generate revenue today. Balzac’s venture failed (it was a...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... warmer than usual winter afternoon, my sister-in-law, Sofía, pulled into the driveway of her home in San Isidro, a well-off district in Lima. She found Raúl, the gardener, bent over, head buried in the bushy ferns she keeps along the walls in her garage. Raúl explained that he had seen a guinea pig...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... provider” means that she can fully devote herself to household matters, since she does not need to seek supplementary income outside the home in a way that would lead her to neglect her household obligations. These conditions comprise the feminine ideal of domesticity: marriage with a stable...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... think about the point of view of someone who leaves home to Carlos Ulises go several thousand miles to find a working-class job, knowing that when Decena and you cross the border you leave your rights behind. You will have found a Margaret Gray place to work, but you are not able to vote, not able...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... another strategy in Safuriyya, consistent with the Israeli national archaeological program succinctly described by Abu El-­Haj. Where the Palestinian homes of Safuriyya once were located there is the pine forest but also Israel’s Zippori...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and groups like in The Sixth Section, people from one small town that have organized here to send money home. These groups basically replace government by doing public works via remote control. The other half are community...