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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 2010 PostSecret card created by an “illegal” person. These cultural forms of migrant suffering render visible the centrality of affect and racial performativity to the undocumented student and migrant rights movements. The author argues that the brown feelings of migrant persons do not just refute the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Yuko Miki This article delves into the strange, contradictory archives of the illegal transatlantic slave trade that flourished between Angola and Brazil in the mid-nineteenth century. The article interweaves contemporary archival encounters with the documentary trail of a notorious slave ship, the...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at More
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... worthy of state protection. Agamben argues that it is possible to be physically alive but politically abandoned, and this is clearly the position Kee occupies as a refugee or “illegal” immigrant in the film. However, she gains political agency through the protection already afforded her fetus. Therefore...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liam Connell This essay examines a series of visual representations of illegalized migration in order to consider how they respond to the presence of labor within global systems of economic exchange. Through an examination of the aesthetic qualities of these images it suggests that the worker’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the territorial border of any European state, designated “illegal migrants” violating the borders of Europe without ever having set foot in Europe. 70 The European Union is exceptionally innovative in this regard, enlisting states as far removed as sub-Saharan Africa, and also beyond its eastern...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... singularly broad and stringent anti-­immigrant measures that would require all state and local law enforcement to search and detain any person suspected of being in the country illegally.1 The law, SB1070, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, estab- lishes state...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... it would fall to Mexico. Trump even proposed the wall as part of his “New Deal” plan for poor African Americans: “Illegal immigration violates the civil rights of African-Americans. No group has been more economically harmed by decades of illegal immigration than low-income African-American workers...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a rationale by those who tell immigrants that they not only must accept such treatment but have no one to whom they might complain. The U.S. news media circulate xenophobic opinions about immigrants: that they gave up their rights by crossing the border illegally, and their status as...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... survive, their treacherous border cross- ings through the killing deserts, vigilante patrolled terrain, or transnational sewer systems coercively inaugurate them to their imminent but not inevi- table disposability and policeability, indicative of their preeminent social relation of illegality.24...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., where new demands for labor emerged. In 1996, one of the most damaging pieces of legislation for immigrants, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA), was passed. The IIRIRA increased deport...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... routes through the southern Arizona desert was designed to act as its own deterrent against illegal entry. Where, despite little to no Border Patrol presence in many of these areas to hinder migrants, the lat- ter would nevertheless avoid crossing through it. Needless to say, research into the...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 71–83.
Published: 01 June 2005
... because of the need for secrecy regarding these often illegal activities, we found clear evidence of mutual support and cooperation among the mothers.10 Most apparent is the amount of conversation and advising that goes on among clients about how to “work the system” or “play the game.” Of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that not only stutters but twitches, vamps, leaps uncontrollably, and ultimately whirls out of control into the void.” 7 Such a movement “is illegible and therefore lost in relation to the straight minds’ mapping of space. Queerness is lost in space or...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... illegal confiscation of passports by employers is common and effectively suspends any rights the worker might possess). Unequal access to communication networks is not purely technological. Dominant languages (whether management-speak, English, or Arabic — language dominance varies by context and specific...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... been known to aggressively erase everyday life experiences and impose norma- tive zones of silence and invisibility that dehistoricize and render illegiti- mate the very quotidian structures upon which critical analysis and polit- ical practice are built...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... circuits seen as illegal in relation to the formal economy, but is also metaphorical, sym- bolizing a kind of disorder as a struggling but nevertheless illicit entrepre- neur. The institutionalization of television (nationwide broadcasting began only as...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... (and illegal (and illegal outposts) outposts), majority...