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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Timothy Mitchell Duke University Press 2002 McJihad ISLAM IN THE U.S. GLOBAL ORDER On 3 February 1997, a delegation of the Taliban government of Afghan...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Paul A. Silverstein ST 65.02 Silverstein 11/8/00 2:24 PM Page 25 Sporting Faith ISLAM, SOCCER, AND THE FRENCH NATION-STATE On 18 September 1989, a week...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in 1936 and went to battle Franco’s fascist forces in the Spanish civil war, most were galvanized not only by socialist and anti-imperial ideals but also by a Pan-Africanist consciousness that prized Islamic Spain as a glorious era when African civilization extended into Europe. Inspired...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
... properties whereby religious movements are articulated. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Ahmed Deedat and the Form of Islamic Evangelism Brian Larkin A presumption guiding this analysis is that religious movements are con- stituted through communicative acts — practices of mediation...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Committee and the Black Panthers in Algiers, this article traces a foundational period of Black radical coalition building with Palestine through Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam. In doing so, it privileges systems of intergenerational exchange and emphasizes the ways in which broader political...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kamran Asdar Ali In contrast to various dominant representational themes through which Pakistan's history is rendered intelligible to many (Islam, Muslim nationalism), this essay particularly focuses on a debate surrounding the question of morality (“pure or perverse literature”) connected to short...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and presencing God, as a pedagogical mode of intervention in everyday Christian behavior, as a way of branding community identity, as a material counter to Islam's national and international visibility, and—one suspects—as a kind of huge amulet aimed at warding off the Muslim other. They are also part...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind The great attention given to death and the afterlife within the popular media of the Islamic movement is a sign for many in the West of a diseased Muslim culture, one preoccupied with violence and destruction, and inexorably epitomized in the figure of the suicide bomber...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of one year to contest the legitimacy of Israeli colonialism and demand their return. The deportation—meant to incapacitate Islamic militant resistance to the US-brokered peace process between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization—paradoxically provided the conditions of possibility...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and popular solidarity with Palestine. Far from constituting a manifesto for pan-Arab or pan-Islamic solidarity along identitarian lines, Kateb’s play gives shape to a postcolonial imaginary of emancipation that foreshadows ongoing prodemocracy struggles. Yet it also reactivates anticolonial discourse...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., including Islam. As recent scholars observe, these truths about black religion, language, and music continue to be sung, in the poetry of the black arts movement, in hip-hop’s “Nation conscious wisdom,” and beyond. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 James Baldwin Black Muslims Nation...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... frames state conceptions of rectal feeding and other forms of torture, the article further argues that understanding the racialization of Islam in the current wars requires analysis of the racial materiality of interventions that exploit the plastic potentials of the body. © 2020 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the ideas of this essay to all Islamicate societies. One of the problems with current dis- cussions of Islam and feminism is ahistorical generalizations. These gen- eralizations screen away vast historical and contemporary differences among countries...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
... those who are already docile and powerless. You only veil and stone and murder people you fear for the power they have. Women in countries throughout the Muslim world have been sorting out their own democratic conception of Islam for decades. Their effect has not gone unnoticed by radical funda...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and Islam, of socialist internationalism and Islamic internationalism, of colonialism and anticolonialism, of war and crime, of spectacular power and terrorist violence. It takes off from Wal- ter Benjamin’s notion that the task of radical historiography cannot be reduced to a recounting of events...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... widely consumed examples of the “oppressed Muslim woman” genre take place in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. (One can note a singular lack of interest on the part of the American reading public regarding Islam outside the Middle East and Central Asia, or the hot spots...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
...,” and positing Islam as the “new enemy for a new world order.”1 President Bush declared, “Islam is not the enemy.” Nonetheless, the administration and its allies—neoconservatives, the Christian Right, and pro-Israel hawks—encouraged this understanding by promoting a vision of the world divided...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., a mechanic who repairs scooters and motorbikes. On this atrophying wall in the 1990s there was a poster of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, a radical Islamic leader, and next to him one of Ayatollah Khomeini, the Shia leader Zakzaky championed. No doubt the mechanic or one of his assistants was a fan of Zakzaky...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... America . New York : Simon and Schuster . Asad Talal . 1993 . Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam . Baltimore : John Hopkins University Press . Asad Talal . 2003 . Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity . Stanford...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... farfetched to imagine that rap music could have originated in Arab culture (given that Islamic and pre-­Islamic Arab cul- ture boasts a robust poetic and oral tradition, not to mention that Arabic is traditionally a suitable vehicle for the composition of saja‘, or rhymed prose, which is central...