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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... sovereignty. Global sovereignty is here taken as the enmeshing of three forces: the neoliberal state and its abdication of fundamental responsibilities to citizens, the hand of the global economy in civil war, and the role of international law. The author suggests that contemporary global sovereignty is...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Douglas Howland This essay argues that the democratic centralism of the revolutionary People's Republic of China did produce a form of popular sovereignty. As the process that created the people as a political subject, democratic centralism produced popular sovereignty as an effect of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... terrorism of the rogue states and fundamen- talist groups—until September 11 broke through the veil of globalization and began conjuring up the old specters. The Mirage of Imperial Sovereignty and Subjectivity In the post–Cold War era of the nineties, public discourse, economist pundits...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 10 In the context of British conquest, local sovereignty was denied to polities around the world by demarcating sovereign political leaders as unruly subjects. A combination of military force and diplomatic manipulation masked imperial rule in an ambiguous language of extrajudicial policing...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Mohammed A. Bamyeh Duke University Press 2000 1. bamyeh 2/11/00 10:51 AM Page 1 The New Imperialism SIX THESES...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... regimes, relations, and forms of debt, and in particular through debt imperialism. Debt imperialism is a kind of temporal exception. It is a multiscalar process through which the United States imposes imperial power by rolling over its significant national debt indefinitely and not conforming to the...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Malini Johar Schueller Duke University Press 2007 Area Studies and Multicultural Imperialism The Projec t of Decolonizing Knowledge Security. Surveillance. Diversity. Balance. These have been the contradic- Malini...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., and war as it rubs against the linkage between settler colonial dispossession and the Westphalian trinity of nation, state, and territory. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 resistance literature settler colonialism refugeehood imperial sovereignty Palestine In a February...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... media forms (print, radio, sound recording, and so forth) and the structure of overhearing that they enable. Paying particular attention to the ways in which the jazz musical and cinema noir converged to produce a figure of masculine sovereignty defined by a refusal to not desire in a space of racially...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... relations already configured and disposed by imperial conquest and racial capitalism. In the Americas broadly and the United States specifically, colonization and transatlantic slavery set in motion the dynamics and differential racialized valuations that continue to underwrite particular forms of...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joanne Barker This article addresses the coproduction of US imperialism, racism, and debt in the dispossession and indenture of Indigenous peoples. It does so by thinking through the 2008 subprime crisis within the context of the Occupy Wall Street movement and some of the scholarship that the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Settler colonialism depends on a mode of popular sovereignty that serves primarily as a diffusion of the necropolitical power of the colonizing polity rather than as a check on the tyranny of the state. Through a consideration of an assemblage of unlikely contemporary objects—Glenn Beck's 2013 keynote...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Matthew J. Christensen Of the rich array of popular genre forms that fill book and video shops across the African continent, few engage as complexly as crime novels and films the profound crises of selfhood, sovereignty, and collective obligation wrought by the neoliberal formations of governance...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., predicated on the exercise of popular sovereignty, but also, in complementary fashion, on the creation of civic pedagogies: on educational institutions that set specific norms of social and political identity, and thereby transform the “mob” into a national “people.” I argue that these kinds of normative (or...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... employed to justify settler occupation, theft of land, imperial trades, war, and overseas empire, making these simultaneous yet differentiated processes that link Africa, Asia, and Europe with the Americas relevant to the study of slavery and freedom. Moreover, the author observes that because slavery and...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... imperial judiciary was based on how magistrates performed during interrogations. These two motivations for keeping secrets depended on one another, as subalterns kept secrets in an effort to thwart the power of judges and judges themselves guarded secrets that might otherwise show that they could not...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...; indeed, at any particular moment their articulation is historically specific and subject to rearticulation. From the religious crucibles for the formation of race in the conquest of the Americas to the pastoral Christian origins of modern racial governmentality; from the colonial wars of high imperialism...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...