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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 49–71.
Published: 01 June 2020
... compares three sets of xenotransplant recipients. Ernest Paris is an aging French litterateur who undergoes a monkey gland transplant to regain his lost virility and waning creative powers. Narcisse and Nora, two orangutan-human hybrids from Nora ’s prequel, Ouha: Roi des singes ( Ouha: King of the Apes...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in the centers of Arab modernity, the metropolitan cities. This new imagination, a hybrid construct crafted by the new urban middle classes in the age of globalization and the demise of the postindependence nationalist project, encompasses a new consciousness of self, family life, and family futures...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... anthropological theory and, in turn, within the realms it investigates), this article considers the temporal qualities of scientific longing within a highly experimental and, thus, anticipatory branch of research set on transforming human bodies through processes of interspecies hybridity. © 2011 Duke...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... instance of transspecies becoming. Thus the virile figure, in this story, is a hybrid species, a cynanthrope. Haunted by a long genealogy of dog-human merger and by a history of colonial, racial, and species encounters, the humans and dogs in this story join forces in a becoming that current humanist...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 176.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Reflecting on the role of literature in Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Sohnya Sayres, and Andrew Ross discuss the vision of the journal as a hybrid between a political review and a literary magazine. They touch on literature as a form of social knowledge, the relationship between...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., the US urban North, and finally the moon. I argue that through their musical/theatrical/televisual experimentation Ellington and Strayhorn created a hybrid performance in the mode of “calypso theater”: a formal and thematic engagement with an Afro-Caribbean performance history. Their calypso theater...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... as drama provides a greater understanding of identity politics in the “New Europe,” since Cape Verdeans, unlike other immigrant populations, for example, Turks in Germany or Moroccans in France, have never been construed as a complete “other” to Europe. The tension between creole as hybridity and creole...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... this revocation of the post– World War II promise of the North to assist in the development of the for- mer colonies of the South and the concomitant rollback of the global advances of postcolonial hybrid politicocultural forms.5 This essay identi- fies three discrete, but isomorphic instances of this reverse...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., in fact, when this narrative takes place consists almost entirely of pros- theses. She, like other characters in the film, presents a hybrid identity. In her case, however, this identity is radically embodied, and she wears her combination of identities with more assurance and apparent naturalness...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in Iran have very much to do with the fact that an Islamic republic has been in power for the past twenty-one years, one that came out of a mass popular revo- lution. As a very hybridized phenomenon, these developments go beyond previously dominant...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 91–114.
Published: 01 December 2007
... status. The “bastardization” of Span- signification in ish, or the horrific linguistic hybrids produced in the Andean metropolis, that which undermines the colonial legacy more absolutely than anything process and play. else, are all too loquacious. Julio Ortega’s open...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-hegemonisation. In Debating cultural hybridity , edited by Pnina Werbner and Tariq Modood. London: Zed. Glaeser, Andreas. 2000 . Divided in unity:Identity, Germany, and the Berlin police . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Hannerz, Ulf. 1992 . Cultural complexity:Studies in the social organization...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for Jess an acceptance of her brownness along with an escape from her conservative familial home and extended neighborhood community in Hounslow. America will provide the spaces of hybridity so elusive for Jess, the antsy yet duti- ful daughter. “America” also epitomizes the phantasmic space...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., the sniper’s car was a hybrid vehicle that straddled civil- ian and military spheres. The trunk made over into a shooting space with sight holes bored through the steel, the Caprice was a light-infantry assault vehicle. Finally, the sniper’s weapon, a Bushmaster XM-15, also straddles military and civilian...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is similar, but with a twist. Contemplating the art of Dunhuang in west- ern China, Chambers identifies an instance of “mongrel past and hybrid incubation [that] betrays an altogether wilder and uncertain version of ‘China,’ its...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of? Will verse write us out of the dock? One critical model would be Amy Berkowitz’s Tender Points , a hybrid essay/poem. Berkowitz, a poet who writes in a community of other poets, writes that she’s eschewing poetry for prose so that her writing will be taken seriously. And she writes about her rape...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that the Clash looked to Perry to “help them perfect the hybrid,” a formulation that, despite the overall quality of Gray’s care- ful analysis, joins rather too easily in “Punky Reggae Party” myth, as though the seamless and unproblematic fusion of punk and reggae were the goal.9 Gray implies here...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., which was penned early in its domestication, had this very capacity and was embraced by breeders ( fig. 3 ). The resulting hybrids, which could be raised on food waste and gained weight at an incredible rate, are the ancestors of today’s factory farmed animals and (this history of breeding...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... become a hypercommodified youth culture, it is also an increasingly transnational and hybridized cultural form that has been transformed by youth around the world and injected into, or produced by, a range of political movements, including those...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... utterances suggest that urbanization fosters new forms of unity among the black masses, overcoming the isolation imposed by the plantation economy. This process also creates new blends or hybrid cultures, whose identity remains open and in question. Papa Totone seems to suggest that traditional...