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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Angela Mitropoulos This essay queers the critique of political economy through the analytical category of the household, focusing on the centrality of genealogical orders to the persistence of capitalism over time and in frontier spaces. In so doing, it makes an argument against a politics of...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... an important role in bringing the English language into their households, as related by two immigrant workers: Our children are learning well in school, my son [nine years old] is the most advanced in English in my house...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... meanings for women, and this word surfaced in association with the perception of changes in their roles in the labor force. Women were more likely to be wage earners outside of the household in immigrant communities,6 which many informants perceived to encourage shifts in household dynamics...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 133–134.
Published: 01 March 2007
... labor — not just cleaning, but also child care, cooking, household admin- istration, and the rest; I wrote back, too briefly (because, you know, I had piles of e-mail, yada yada), that those arguments had already been made pretty extensively by others, and I was more interested, at least here, in...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... disrupts the social order,8 transforms traditional patterns of marriage and residence, as well as the gender and authority roles that govern life in campesino communities, by altering the composition of households and the...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Reconstruction . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 193 . Glymph Thavolia . 2008 . Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Hahn Steven . 2003 . A Nation under Our Feet: Black Political...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of how to economize a household and is instead organized on how to economize a population. The transition from house- hold to population, however, does not nullify the gendered and eroticized tactics associated with...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... lived in a village with an upper-caste family and spent long days in the courtyard talking to women of the household. On the other side of the kitchen wall was a neighborhood of families from the low-ranked caste-group known as Pasi. As...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... one not of ethnicity as much as of economic means: Rayna Rapp, in her study of family and class in contemporary U.S. society, cites the broad finding that in poor urban households “there is a tremendous sharing of the children...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- glements of various strands of everyday life, which without such entangle- ments might only barely function in their own terms. In other words, the ability of households, social institutions, economic organizations, religious groups, and judiciaries to do what was expected of them (something not...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... information, not just on people, but on families, households, housing and workplaces. This information in turn provides firm foundations of fact for many government decisions on policies and planning. . . . The census provides...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... with urban centers. However, Maher also diagnoses the transformation of the household division of labor into a mostly white “household service economy,” where the domestic needs once fulfilled by women and children have become part of the work filled by the available communities...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
... economy, as community and citizenship versus self-interested individuals, and as the privacy of the “household” versus the larger political and social order.4 I focus on the impact of globalization on lower-income countries— using Argentina as an example—and emphasize three aspects of this...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... discussed these cultural logics of meaning that masked the relations of conflict in the plantation household of slavery and intimate spaces of the domestic sphere under colonialism. Slave mistresses presented their actions as benevolent and caring rather than violent. 3 Colonial employers described...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... capitalism’s fundamental injustice. For twenty years (from 1973 to 1993) income inequality between the wealth- iest and poorest households widened as wages dropped for four-fifths of the population.3 Concern with income inequality...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 123–145.
Published: 01 March 2004
... how many and what kind of men had read her name? —Intezar Hussein, Ehsan Manzil The above passage is from an Urdu short story by Intezar Hussein.1 The story narrates the changes within the domestic sphere in Indian Muslim households. Hussein gives us a sense of how religious reform...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
... them, cooking, cleaning, taking care of the men of the household, and so on—is expropriated labor. 40 A central question for what’s left of queer could be thinking through what Davis’s call for the socialization of household labor might look like in an increasingly postindustrial United States...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 47–66.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., worshipped as the consolidated avatars of global consumerism in households that celebrate their turn toward an emergent global capitalism even as they hold on to newly formed notions of the “traditional.” As avatars, the...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... mom I was going to stay on.” People will include legislators in their own life histories a list of various households in which they lived as a child—with a predictable variety of commentaries. Some foster parents managed to draft are remembered...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... afford to send his son to school—and, of course, the son has priority. Even minor privileges like going out of the house and playing with the neighborhood children are forbidden to her. She only performs household chores and bears the...