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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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 is...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
... inequality. 3. Knowing Ignorance Within this context, that “aboutness” is enabled by and reproduces the bourgeois liberalism that organizes the academy becomes clear. It oper- ates to legitimate ignorance as a kind of knowledge in a way that...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Eighteenth-Century Manhattan . New York : Vintage . Maxwell Kenneth . 2004 . Conflicts and Conspiracies: Brazil and Portugal 1750–1808 . London : Routledge . Mills Charles . 2007 . “White Ignorance.” In Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance , edited by Sullivan Shannon Tuana...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Bondage, and her incredibly 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... made a speech. She was, I would speculate, probably put right behind him to suggest that he had a black voter base. She stands silently reading a copy of Claudia Rankine’s Citizen , flipping pages and ignoring everything going on around her. This image, too, suggests repetition. She doesn’t need to...
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Social Text (1 September 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- ics of U.S. history but also 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... that given this existing situation, MERNI˙S 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... wolf packs”, “beasts in the park” (Peter Brimelow, who also went for immigrants in “Alien Nation “super predators” 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... reinforce the class 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... understand it. Of course, to the extent that geekdom fails 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Muneer Ahmad Duke University Press 2002 Homeland Insecurities: Racial Violence the Day after September 11 It would be naive to ignore how severely the systematic attacks of the Muneer Ahmad...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... There is nothing wrong with such idealistic optimism, except that it may foster illusions. The underlying assumption that the South Africa model of conflict resolution readily lends itself to export ignores unique historical circumstances. It may actually retard necessary new solutions by clinging to...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... speech included “Ignorance breeds hate” and “There needs to be an understanding of why this kind of suicidal violence could be undertaken against our country.” After receiving considerable criticism, ACTA removed the appendix to the report...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2006
... from one’s cultural neck 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... New York critics and audiences could shoehorn themselves into the implied position of knowing insider within his work, by either misreading the ironic commentary or ignoring its obvious targets.15 This selectivity was demonstrated early on...