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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Pamela Voekel; Elliott Young Duke University Press 2007 The Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas For the past three summers, the Tepoztlán Institute for the Transna- Pamela Voekel tional History of the Americas has hosted roughly...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... they have not yet committed, thereby turning students with psychiatric histories into objects of fear for their teachers and counselors, and vice versa. This article charts the historical emergence of psychiatry's entanglement with institutional risk assessment and suggests an alternative framework for...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... toward professional degrees amid billion-dollar architectural projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi). The history of theater's institutional formation points to its complicity or vulnerability to the capitalist regime of the global university. This means that we have to view its disciplinary fissures, both...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... intimacies. The article does not invest sociality and its residual social formations with lasting or redemptive force. Simply put, intimate and institutional attachments, both elected and involuntary, remain vital in the presence of pain even if they do not herald a hopeful futurity. In-durable sociality...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Institute for Critical Theory at Duke University. He is the author of many books, including The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act (1981), A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present (2002), and, most recently, The Ancients and the Postmoderns: On the Historicity of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alicia Schmidt Camacho This essay argues that the failures of U.S. immigration enforcement institutions functioned as a strategic policy from 2003 to 2010, when the undocumented population in the United States reached an unprecedented twelve million people. The author examines how the so-called...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 2008 Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas inhabit that space and inquire after its unequal, often violent dynamics. I comment on the new archives and objects of study that north-south research brings into view, and on the ways they exemplify the methodological challenges...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and class; gender and class; the state of the Left and the labor movement; working-class depictions in popular culture as well as in institutional discourses of business and government; commodification and class consciousness. Works also focused on new social movements, post-Fordist or postindustrial...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., demonstrating the institutional materiality of the state apparatus's constitution in subjects' everyday life; but they have also become important because they allow a poetics of political resistance. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Colored Identity The Politics and Materiality of ID Cards in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role in...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tania Aguila-Way This paper takes up the Zapatista “Mother Seeds in Resistance” seed-preservation project as a case study for exploring the interconnections between contemporary biotechnology, biocultural diversity, and cultural institutions such as the archive. Drawing on environmental theories...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... continue to discuss the term) is an institutional formation, which occasionally and hubristically imagines its reach in other areas, both touching and being touched by “the real.” Thinking with and through the work of José Esteban Muñoz, whose loss has created a rupture in our utopian impulses, this essay...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... articulation of love. In this rehearsal, the authors consider the ethnographic and institutional entanglements that bring them to this project through a playful presentation of “liner notes” to their mixtape for America. In so doing they trace an unromantic love of country—love of the desert, love of the swamp...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
... aesthetic, institutional, linguistic, and political considerations. Instances of cultural translation, catachresis, and slippage resulting from the deterritorialization of South African cultural formations can thus be contextualized, historicized, and turned back reflexively on other conjunctures, to...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and beyond the institution. It is about becoming attentive to the ways in which the production of knowledge in the register of the neurotypical has always been resisted and queered despite the fact that neurotypical forms of knowledge are rarely addressed or defined as such. It is about exploring a...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... political and legal theorists to worry the limits of what is politically thinkable and doable. Together, these two decidedly “local” institutions have historically drawn into themselves an impressive procession of political and cultural figures (from José Martí to Celia Cruz to Wyclef Jean), a procession...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the daughter by her brothers and fathers through marriage. In both theories, the daughter's exchange is a founding moment in the institution of culture. In this essay, I interrogate the relevance of these paradigms of daughter-exchange to the phenomenon of transnational adoption, where the daughter...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers are rural to urban migrant women. Consequently, neighbors reinvented themselves as moral guardians of these new arrivals while many agents and institutions, including the media and NGOs, got involved in spatial and conceptual production of the new city and its gendered citizen subjects. This essay...
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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...