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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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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 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... but also for ecocritics interested in the cultural ramifications of environmental efforts to preserve indigenous agricultural resources, as well as postcolonial scholars interested in identifying situated material practices that are contributing to the global struggle for the decolonization of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... communities across Southern Arizona, it argues that several displacements happen in the traditional historical narratives of the Camp Grant massacre: the erasure of participation by Tucsonense indigenous Mexican women in the violence against Aravaipa and Pinal Apache women and the discursive violence enacted...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in the 1980s and 1990s. His more recent work continues this exploration of irony but refuses to provide the kind of knowable humanist subject that dominant art criticism both disavows and craves in indigenous art. This essay examines these ambivalences in light of Durham's own understanding of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 81–102.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Bolivia’s first indigenous president. These performances rely on presuppositions demonstrating the previous enregisterment of these categories while simultaneously advancing and contributing to this very process. An analysis of the linguistic and embodied semiotics of the colla register deployed in these...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Lisa Marie Cacho This essay examines how the courts intensified Indigenous dispossession and legally disempowered African Americans through misinterpretations of the Commerce Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the US Constitution. These misinterpretations support corporate interests, US...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... black and indigenous peoples in the shadow of the imposition of colonial power; and (c) a shared political present of planetary shifts related to colonial configurations of time and matter. Three Anthropocenic subject positions in relation to the inhuman are discussed through aesthetic encounters on the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd; Alyosha Goldstein; Jodi Melamed; Chandan Reddy This essay introduces and theorizes the central concerns of this special issue, “Economies of Dispossession: Indigeneity, Race, Capitalism.” Financialization, debt, and the accelerated concentration of wealth today work through social...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... utilitarian basis. I hold that the lack of a utilitarian basis is a power strategy linked to cruelty that seeks to make various social groups vulnerable, such as women, indigenous people, and young adults, through extreme violence and overall impunity. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Bodyscapes...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... histories of settler colonialism for ’48 Palestinians, who are simultaneously visible/invisible, indigenous/inauthentic, and absent/present. We argue that this new genre of rap reimagines the geography of the nation, linking the experiences of these “’48 Palestinians” to those in the West Bank, in Gaza, and...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Alex Trimble Young This article argues that the phrase “monopoly of violence,” which circulates in so many contemporary academic critiques of the liberal state, is not adequate to describe the nature of violence deployed by settler colonial societies against indigenous and racialized bodies...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., property, indebtedness, and jurisprudence continue to impinge upon and be contested or negotiated by Indigenous and Black peoples today but also how these shape political, economic, and social formations more broadly and variously manifest between past and present tense. It is precisely the coexistence and...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., love of people, and love of the lake—through Indigenous and Black thought. This mixtape considers the conditions of dispossession affectively. It does so by taking seriously hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s claim that “the only hope we kinda have left is music, and vibrations” and tuning the work to...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Water is a continually sought after resource, and we are just beginning to fully understand the water wars to come. The long history of water struggle upon indigenous territories and the global South, such as the Cochabamba water wars in Bolivia and the #NoDAPL...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... empire and reason. It exposes how love and hate are affectively policed to create a field of good and bad objects and liberal and indigenous subjects, regulated by a colonial morality that is not the cause but rather the effect of processes of repair. What are the colonial dimensions of object relations...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...KT Thompson This article traces a discursive lineage from a 2013 Second Amendment billboard campaign in Colorado to visual accounts of white settler nostalgia that circulated in the 1860s. The billboard foregrounds fantasies of indigeneity for a contemporary political discourse of “gun rights” and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... University Press 2018 state violence indigeneity colonialism Today we are struck by what appears to be the rise of egregious and excessive states, perpetrators of violence — wars, torture, extrajudicial punishments, disappearances, deportations, immigration and asylum bans. Authoritarian, strongman...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 23–37.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Nowhere was this strategy adopted more ferociously than in Peru and Guatemala during the civil wars of the 1980s and 1990s by armies engaged in a scorched-earth policy against insurgency. In both countries, indigenous peoples suffered the worst of the atrocities...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Bassett Thomas J. 1998 . “Indigenous Mapmaking in Intertropical Africa.” In The History of Cartography, vol. 2, bk. 3, Cartography in the Traditional African, American, Arctic...