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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Analyses of globalization usually ignore the category of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to focus instead on transnational migrants. This essay argues that a close look at the humanitarian conceptualization of IDPs provides an understanding of the operations of global...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of gradual but progressive growth that characterized the industrial age, extreme, fractal changes increasingly characterize our biopolitical age. We live in an era of catastrophic time. If most policy makers seem intent on ignoring or exacerbating the perils of the Anthropocene age, popular culture...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to flourish within black feminism, masked as racial progressivism. Ultimately, this strain of anti-pornography politics has promoted a black feminist sexual conservatism which systematically ignores questions of black women's pleasure, sexual agency, and desires, and has generated a normative – rather than...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Social Text 121 • Winter 2014 12 9 commitments to diversity by their curricular representation. In short, this is the active use of difference toward the ends of furthering inequality. 3. Knowing Ignorance Within this context...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Portugal 1750–1808 . London : Routledge . Mills Charles . 2007 . “White Ignorance.” In Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance , edited by Sullivan Shannon Tuana Nancy , 11 – 38 . Albany : State University of New York Press . Paquette Robert . 1990 . Sugar Is Made...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of revolutionary intellectuals, the general ignorance 8 of both the elites and the masses made them physically weak as well as intellectually infirm and thus ill fitted for a cruel, modern world. Third, and most important, the intellectuals of this historical...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
...) on several grounds: the strength of the rural body, preference for enduring illness, and the idea that “hot” medicines do not suit them. Yet many disparage others for the same “choices” on grounds of their imagined ignorance and laziness. What the anthropologist Cecilia Van Hollen points out...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and concern over the vaccine quickly indicated the prevalence of HPV vaccine hesitancy across the island. In Barbados, both within and outside the biomedical community, much speculation has since existed around the reasons for parents’ hesitancy, from theories about parents’ ignorance, miseducation...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... sharp readings of Works Progress Administration (WPA) interviews with slavery survivors showed house- hold violence that was clearly ignored by that archive’s many previous users. My use of known documents is well summed up by a line from...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...” and the “full moon” effect. Pete Hamill informed New York, “ They were coming downtown from a world of crack, welfare, guns, knives, indifference and ignorance. They were coming from a land with no fathers.” Viewed through that prism, there is restraint and lack of hyper-racialization in coverage of Black...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... bias of schooling by ignoring its content. The two positions, with respect both to their goals and to their institution. implied educational philosophies, may not necessarily be contradictory, but their simultaneous enunciation produces...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2006
... that cannot be forgotten or ignored? What to do with those cracks and bumps and detours on the highways and byways of national his- tory that seemed smooth from a safe retrospective distance? The answer: a virtual history that can be modified after periodic tastes. This is the more dangerous, if less...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... by nefarious advertisers and ignorant or ill-willed reporters need to be countered through the same media. The linear, “hypodermic,” or “process” model of communication has continued to inform health education and health promotion, even as audiences come to be seen as active, selective...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... With the increased use of social media, stories and issues that have been mostly ignored by traditional media are now passionately (if unevenly) taken up in amateur and professionally generated online sites. In fashion news websites, Internet think pieces, blog posts, and reader comments, the stories receiving some...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and tolerance, they frequently are outcomes of globalization and therefore require understanding on their own terms. Focusing on the real economic shifts leads to ignoring the forms of ideo- logical or perceptual shifts taking...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the consequences of U.S. foreign policy in the world. Implicitly, a sense of innocence is premised on the privilege of not knowing what has been done in “our” name. It is one thing for citizens of an isolated island that exercises no power in the world to be ignorant of that world, but it is inexcusable...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
... offer no more than hope- lessly outmoded, largely exhortative recipes. They ignore how the logic of globalization has made politics into a self-enclosed universe, from which the economy is largely autonomous. The field of politics continues to har- bor some...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... work, by either misreading the ironic commentary or ignoring its obvious targets.15 This selectivity was demonstrated early on in his stay in New York when he exhibited as part of a group show in 1982 at the Kenkeleba House, an exhibition...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... will not be completed until 2012. He emphasizes that there is a considerable lack of human capital, experience, and infrastructure. This is because of ignorance of the state and citizens, according to Hosgör, who argued that the state should become...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to create such barriers—to the extent that it allows women and underrepresented minorities to fully participate in technoscience without being nerds—one can simply ignore it. But what happens when we fuse the ostensibly white male subculture...