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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... critically acclaimed documentary, The Sixth Section: A Documentary about Immigrants Organizing across Borders (U.S., 2003), at Lincoln Cen- ter in June 2004. This film uses digital animation, interview footage, and other techniques to document the efforts by a hometown association of immigrant men...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... as law. Alex Rivera, in an interview with Decena and Gray, reflects on his documentary film The Sixth Section, about the mechanics and contradic- tions of a Newburgh, New York – based hometown association. Focused...
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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 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 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 the pilgrimage, beat up...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... potential targets. The shock waves unleashed by the airplanes that slammed into our nation’s economic and military centers were dis- placed into vectors of biological attack, both real and imaginary. These fanned out and penetrated the most mundane recesses of hometown America. College mailrooms began...
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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
... 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 the ages of...
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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 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 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the mode of disappearance as the state of West Bengal moves into economic restructuring. The inscriptions of Kolkata, in Bengali, are never read by international commentary, Left and Right.18 As I write, I have a vision of writing a companion piece for my hometown. How will it relate to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Flint, Michigan, as well. The small midwestern city became a household name in places far afield from Michigan in the late 1980s after filmmaker and Flint native Michael Moore cast his hometown as the star of the documentary Roger and Me , which chronicled the economic devastation following General...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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, and Jake and Manny each move into the...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
... rural hometowns in the states of Guerrero, Michoacán, and Tamaulipas. One of the recent arrivals was a fifteen-year-old named Lalo who hailed from a small war-torn town close to the US-Mexico border. He had been in Mexico City for only a few weeks when his mother arranged to have him admitted to...
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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 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... resentment over the “Jap” cars that squeezed out the auto industry in his hometown, he also gradually befriends and mentors a Hmong American teenager named Thao Vang Lor (played by Bee Vang), sacrifcing his own life for the boy’s at the...
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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