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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., is their claim that we need to rethink the relationship between Foucault and Marx so as to return Foucault to a thinker of revolution in all its complexity. The authors then turn to Foucault’s deeply misunderstood involvement in the Iranian Revolution to argue that Foucault did not endorse a...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
... secularism of Iranian modernity. My hope in rethinking the history of feminism is to seek out possibilities for the present moment of Iranian politics. I mean to be provocative but not accusatory, seeking to unpack the implications of feminism’s imbrication in...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Question and Dilemmas in Postcolonial Culture (Princeton University Press, forthcoming). Afsaneh Najmabadi is a professor of women’s studies at Barnard Col- lege. Her book, The Story of Daughters of Quchan: Gender and National Memory in Iranian History...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Iranian revolution and Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon. In the aftermath of these events, U.S. citizens were targeted by radical Islamic forces. Because of the propensity for historical amnesia in our public culture, many Americans believed that there was no reason for those attacks. Following...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... It was the Iranian revolution in 1979, however, that upended what- ever complacent consensus had existed about secularization. A successful revolution undertaken in the name of religion was not part of this narra- tively...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... non-Afghani cultural influences — Indian movies, Persian poetry, and a new Iranian novel as well as American pop music — it is only the latter that the book’s market- ing apparatus, and accordingly its reviews, seize onto. Like Princess, My Forbidden Face follows the American slave narrative...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Tammâh, was named after the Iranian ruler of the town in pre-Islamic — and probably Sassanid — times.11 Others, instead, say that it has this name because it was built on a hill in the middle of the town; tammâh means “covetous” in Arabic. While...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of political economy, the question here might be similarly posed. In her explanation of Foucault’s support for the 1979 Iranian revolution alongside a critical reading of his concurrent lectures on neoliberalism, Melinda Cooper argues in fine detail that this conjuncture leads him...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... wore on, the Wednesday morning staff meetings became increasingly charged with concern about administrative legibility. One day, for example, a heated discussion emerged about a case involving a seven-­year-­old boy of Iranian heritage. Based on the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... security, even when the computers are sixty-five feet away from each other. 17 The US and Israel managed to get the Stuxnet virus onto the air-gapped computers in the Iranian nuclear facilities, which caused the nuclear centrifuges to spin out of control and break and officially began the era of...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
... isn’t easy punc- turing the essentialism balloon about what “America” is and what “Arab,” “Jew,” or “Iranian” is and what “women” and “men” are all about. And, as we know, that kind of essentialist discourse tends to take precedence over analysis of power relations. I want to insist that the...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Tehran, Barnes sells a pair of Stinger anti-­aircraft missiles to an Iranian arms dealer.18 These weapons are intended to explode shortly after the transaction, assassinating the target. One of the missiles does, in fact, detonate according...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
....” Both “Arab” and “Middle Eastern” name the marked target of the “war on terror,” and it is for this reason that many observers have discussed the vulnerability of even those who might look Arab to agents of the security state — including Sikhs, Iranians...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-imposed exiles in London.31 For Hamid Nafi cy, who writes about Iranian expatriate culture is he at least in California, nostalgia is inextricably linked to the desire for a return to partly writing the homeland, making it...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and of masculinity. In writing about the Iranian revolution, Annabelle Sreberny-Moham- medi and Ali Mohammedi discuss the many generations through which a recording of the Ayatollah Khomeini’s voice would pass before reaching its audience. This passing down through generations was a kind...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Afghanistan into the orbit of U.S.-Iranian power.18 In the prolongation March 1978, the PDPA removed and killed Daud, introduced by force a radical program of land reform in an attempt to overthrow the old social of a series of wars order, and turned to the Soviet Union for...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the tar- 28 Paul A. Silverstein ST 65.02 Silverstein 11/8/00 2:24 PM Page 29 get of generalized fears over the cultural breakup of France. Edward Said (1981) has demonstrated how particular events like the 1979 Iranian rev...