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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... live together with daughters-in-law and grandchildren, as well as nuclear families deriving from the breakup of 1990s, the serious the original extended families. These patterns favor a more pronounced subordination of women to their husbands and in-laws. crisis in Mexican...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Women Lupe is a twenty-six-year-old woman from Mexico City. She has lived in Melanie Nicholson Red Hook, New York, since September 2001, when she crossed the bor- der at Brownsville, Texas, and came north to join her husband, Gabriel. Lupe and Gabriel are part of a wave of recent immigrants...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... differences that structure his narration of the nation. The scenario is divided into three time phases that track a set of activities involving four characters: a husband, A, his wife, B, his mistress, C, and her lover, D. In the “meanwhile” of the first time phase, the husband and wife quarrel while...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... desires and happiness for the sake of her husband and his family (this is the joint- family system, still very prevalent in the lower socioeconomic classes and sometimes even in middle and richer classes). She is told in no uncertain...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Abbas · China and the Human: A Visual Dossier and begins as a banal story of adultery (see fig. 14). One day, Niu Niu, a successful businesswoman, stumbles across some steamy erotic e-mails her husband received from his secret lover. She believes...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a series of absurd scenes. It portrays the compulsive carousing and drinking of a lazy husband. Jealous, gossiping neighbors denounce him while his wife, a successful market woman, alternates between anger, exasperation, and patience. The producer/director, Nana Bosompra, is one of the most...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... else claimed Lindo. Some time later Sofía married my brother, and although the house was perfect for them, they decided to sell it. The reasons were vague. There were whispered questions of whether it was appropriate for him to move into the house that the former husband had built. The answer...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... A Helping Hand I was drawn to the subject of lower-income families not exactly by design but by force of circumstances. It was in the early 1980s. I had recently set- tled in Porto Alegre with my (“native”) husband and two toddlers...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
... between the position—and freedom—of a wife after the death of her husband and the position of Christians who have “died to the law.” This is a strange anal- ogy in many ways. First, if Christians are in the position of the wife, the law would have died to them...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... tenuous economic circumstances. She worked as a domestic servant and was so overweight that she had problems doing the dishes for her employer and for her own family, nor could she squat on the toilet. Her husband was a night watchman (chowkidar...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
... produce. In an interview in the New York Times in which Elizabeth Alexander and Sheryl Sandberg described their respective books, their experiences of loss, and the process of writing grief, Alexander said, “My husband's death ravaged me, but it's meant to. If we have any life span, we don't outrun...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in order to outbid everyone on a set of antique Chinese scrolls, which she purchases for an unheard of US$190 million. Yet despite her access to her husband’s near incomprehensible wealth and the forms of consumerism attendant to it, Kitty cannot break into the highest echelon of diasporic Chinese society...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... woman living in Ossining and quoted below reported that her husband was adamant in his refusal to perform chores he called “women’s work.” Él es bien tranquilo. Lo único es que no le gusta hacer de nada. Yo le digo...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003
... later with her gay husband, and their faithful slave, whom they both share and who will father half of their children), the countess (who, despite being the highest- ranked woman in the telenovela, complains about her lack of freedom and authority, engaging in orgiastic sex with male slaves as her...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
...). She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two daughters. John Andrews is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is currently working on a dissertation that examines affective dimensions of the economy. Eva Cherniavsky...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... her husband, Julius, to confess.23 Her brother lied about her to save his own life. Tony heightened death Kushner in Angels in America gave Ethel a big purse and a big soul. She anxiety, social curses Roy Cohn, the red...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... father’s family plot (and her husband’s family doesn’t have one). Childless, she also has no one to perform memorial services, which by Buddhist custom should be done twice a year and on regular anniversaries of death for a period up to thirty-three years. But her worries extend to her parents as well...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... creation to his sister Laure and her husband. He was a pretty demanding project manager, asking for two chapters a day from each of them, but they rose to the challenge. There are actually two lessons here. First, don’t worry too much about overloading people. It’s good to have too much work! (It’s...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Press 12 5 people the well could supply? Perhaps, if only indirectly, the Casio might save a baby’s life. I mentioned this last possibility to my husband during what was a particularly grueling apartment move, and I have to say...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by an early ethnographer provides an image of murderous love: a father hugs his baby so hard he tears her head off. Another tells of a mother who kills and flays her own daughter. The mother then dons her daughter’s skin to trick the girl’s husband into drawing close so that she can kill him too...