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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Frida Gorbach Duke University Press 2007 Translated by Eileen Brockbank Hysteria and History A Meditation on Mexico...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... were soon to see it realized in a flood of anthrax mailings, five of them real and tens of thousands of them hoaxes. Conveyed on the waves of hysteria over anthrax, the impact of the terrorists’ incursion spread to the far corners of the country—the West Coast, the South, the rural, the suburban...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): np.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Science, and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico (University of California Press). Her work focuses on reproduction, race, and imperialism, and she has published on science fiction, forced sterilization, and hysteria. Her research interests include eugenics, reproductive technology, and transnational...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... forgot it again in 1999 when Y2K hysteria hit. Then came that gorgeous warm morning in September 2001, and it would have hardly taken a calculator to figure out that a bad time was upon us. Last August, I finally found a use for the Casio during a time...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of hysteria , which, as many have noted, comes from the Greek hystera , or “uterus.” Most famously, Plato, in the Timaeus , attributes hysteria to a “wandering womb,” as though a woman's mad behavior were caused by “unhinged” organs. 18 As Geoffrey Chamberlain shows in his history of British obstetrics...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
...” against Roo- sevelt’s stepped-up war production and growing militarized economy.7 Gwen Barclay called for “welfare, not warfare,” and Henry Doliner pro- posed full employment in response to “war hysteria.”8 However, after the Communist Party USA had shifted...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Hysteria and History: A Meditation on Mexico  Frida Gorbach 85 The Soul of Neoliberalism  Bethany E. Moreton 103 Representing Global Labor  Michael Denning 125 Contributors Rosío Córdova Plaza is a research...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... or to begin oral feeding as a dereliction of medical duty, despite the fact that most of his case histories end with the death of an emaciated pregnant woman and the loss of her fetus. This concern over abortion reflected a vision of feminine sensitivity as productive of mass hysteria. This line...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 135–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... in Transnational Spaces: Realignments in Rural Veracruz Families due to International Migration,” trans. Trudy Balch, Social Text, no. 92 (2007): 37 – 55; Frida Gorbach, “Hysteria and History: A Meditation on Mexico,” trans. Eileen Brockbank, Social Text, no. 92 (2007): 85 – 101. 2. Michel Foucault...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Congress in Palestine in a Transnational Context 3 the wake of the September 11 attacks, and as the hysteria about militant Islam gripped the pundits, the Palestinian resistance against occupation...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... imagination of witchcraft a few short years before television made it into a spectacle of middle-class benignity. In 1952, Arthur Miller had invoked it as an allegory for the frenzy and the hysteria of anticommunism in the McCarthy era. Miller’s choice of the Salem witch hunts, rather...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... And these layers are stitched together through an existential stance toward time and endurance summarized by the phrase “everyone dies” as a bracing counterpoint to liberal hysteria over, supposedly, the preciousness of life when in practice it is often merely the preciousness of certain lives—certainly not Inuit...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and Antigone, Judith Butler, for an example pedophile that understands Santorum’s hysteria, explains that “alternative kinship arrangements [such as same-sex kinship relations] attempt to revise psy- homosexuals with chic structures in ways that lead to tragedy...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... spells her name), and their extensive interview with her, is an exemplary instance of critical literary and queer history. If the previous essays demonstrate how social formations precede and transcend national and binational frameworks, Frida Gorbach’s “Hysteria and History...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of the Chinese immigrant provoked fears that Chinatowns, if left unchecked, would expand and contaminate American society. The “yellow-peril” hysteria of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, therefore, cannot be explained...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 123–145.
Published: 01 March 2004
... University Press. United Nations. n.d. Sustainable Development Department, FAO. Asia's women in agriculture, environment, and rural production, Pakistan. www.fao.org/sd . Willis, Clair. 1989 . Upsetting the public: Carnival,hysteria, and women's texts. In Bakhtin and Cultural Theory , edited by Ken...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... at both the personal and political levels? Or are we experiencing in La La’s laughter history as hysteria, a confused, occulted history exemplified in what Chinese socialism has Social Text 110 • Spring 2012 10 5...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Ambivalent feelings (p. 19) Fun / unfun Tenderness / aggression Interest / boredom Freudian analog (p. 27) Hysteria Phobia Obsession Page numbers refer to Ngai, Our Aesthetic Categories . Ngai’s aesthetic categories thus become master groupings of wide-ranging economic and cultural...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., in this performance by Grace Jones we find evidence of all manner of subterranean archives. Jones brings punk to reggae, dub to punk, and female hysteria to the spastic masculinity that motors punk singers from Ian Curtis to Ian Dury. Ian Curtis is mostly remembered...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the reason writing is so difficult is you have to reach a point of fatigue or elation or a point of casualness or a point of hysteria to suddenly make contact with the energies that are going to make your writing worthwhile. I’m talking as a novelist, or a short story writer, more than I’m talking...