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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... document the efforts by a hometown association of immigrant men living in Newburgh, New York, to conduct public works in their hometown of Boquerón, Mexico. Rivera’s film is the first to docu- ment the growing phenomenon of hometown associations in the United States. It is also the first of his...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., about the mechanics and contradic- tions of a Newburgh, New York – based hometown association. Focused on how members of Grupo Unión fund and implement projects in their small town of Boquerón, Mexico, Rivera provokes progressives...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... penetrated the most mundane recesses of hometown America. College mailrooms began quarantining cookies from home; tons of mail, including batches of SAT exams, were sealed and stockpiled for future anthrax testing; numbers of commercial flights were redirected and forced to land when white powder...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the town by night and dragged individual protesters to prison. On the anniversary of Zapata’s death, a crowd of Tepoztecos boarded a bus bound for a com- memoration ceremony in the hero’s nearby hometown. The police halted...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... this other thing, this “side project,” that took me emotionally, spiritually, and even physically back to my hometown of Peoria, Illinois. For it was in this, my midwestern hometown, the consummate American city where it must “play” if it’s going to “play” at all, that ten black women between...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...-­related compli- cations. In the first paragraph Tommy tells us he is dying; he also reveals that he will be leaving his few material possessions “to a not-­for-­profit group in Chicago, which is [his] hometown.”24 Rogelio first appears in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...-busting tactics, received significant pay hikes. Not sur- prisingly, the hometown business community and incumbent mayor Tom Bradley were livid; Peter Ueberroth’s Rebuilding L.A. Committee was none too pleased, either. At that time, some of the big hotels like the...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
...’ worth of stubble, despite forest fires that suddenly erupt in Manny’s California hometown, the two of them are not in touch. Then, back at the Fisher House, they are inseparable once again, living on in each other’s company day after day. But once Jake’s wife and Manny’s mother must leave Walter Reed...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., now tattered, that read “Rehabilitation Center for Alcoholics and Drug Addicts.” That summer, the number of anexados at Serenity was never less than thirty, many of them teenagers. Several were new to Mexico City, having fled the violence that tormented their rural hometowns in the states of...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... that scaled the Craig. Even so, it was nowhere near as run down as other his- toric sites in or around my hometown, like the Alloa Tower, once the Wallace’s Monument 93 ST 65.04 Ross 11/8/00 2...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of writing a companion piece for my hometown. How will it relate to the early imperial photographs, imprints taken by egg white smoothed on waxed paper, of the temple inscriptions that set me to read photographs? Ques- tions that must be asked before the Kolkata street inscriptions disappear...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the work of the com- mission as a spur to national homecoming. To be sure, Red Dust registers the importance of the TRC as an invitation to such return, figuring the commission as the magnet that draws two young professionals back to their hometown of Smitsrivier. But the novel concludes with...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... cast his hometown as the star of the documentary Roger and Me , which chronicled the economic devastation following General Motors’ closing of the auto plants that provided one of the only sources of stable employment in the region. 21 Flint reprises its role as the site of the nation’s unwilling...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 111–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... irtations with schoolboys; her clothing; her positioning as temptress of boys and young men in the British school. Gehring’s hometown of Otterville was also the subject of speculation and intrigue; sometimes described by reporters as a sedate horse-and- tobacco farming community and, at other times...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003