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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 203–204.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Discussing the inaugural issue of Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, and Anders Stephanson emphasize the quality of the articles in terms of theoretical sophistication and the versatility of genres and questions tackled. The first issue aimed at making a political intervention and...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Edward S aid: A Memori al Issue This special issue of Social Text pays tribute to the work of Edward Said, Patrick Deer, an admired colleague and friend. The almost three years since Said’s Gyan Prakash, untimely death (September 25, 2003) have made his achievements and and...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Coverage of Health Issues In this mostly middle class, broadly educated, information-acquiring Charles L. Briggs country, often the most effective dollars government spends pay for the and dissemination of public health information. In an affluent society, which has Daniel...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 177–181.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards Literature has been part of the purview of Social Text since the journal's inception, although the literary has never been presumed to be its paradigmatic or primary object of study. Moreover, from issue 4 (1981) through issue 39 (1994), the journal not only published...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards; Anna McCarthy The essay provides a short introduction to the special anniversary issue of Social Text , explaining the protocol for the “keyword” essays that make up the majority of the issue: each contribution takes up particular points (single essays) or threads (themes in a...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... operate today. Arguing that the #BlackLivesMatter movement has created a persistent looking as a means of making such issues visible, Mirzoeff describes how the grand jury prosecutors turned the event into a high-definition visual space in which only physical evidence and police testimony could be trusted...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David L. Eng; Teemu Ruskola; Shuang Shen This introduction frames a special two-part issue consisting of eleven essays and a visual dossier, which collectively investigate the conceptual, political, historical, and cultural relationships between China and the human. By juxtaposing China and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the chapter titled “The Social Text” in the second volume of his Critique of Everyday Life (1961) is an intriguing intertext for the journal, especially given the importance of the category of the “everyday” in its early issues. The occasional invocation of the title phrase in Social Text articles...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jane Elliott; Gillian Harkins This essay introduces the special issue “Genres of Neoliberalism,” which considers the relationship between neoliberalism and aesthetic formations across a range of sites, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Kenya, Mali, the Philippines, and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jayna Brown; Patrick Deer; Tavia Nyong’o “Punk and Its Afterlives: Introduction” presents the special issue and stages an intervention in the study of punk. Setting aside codified origin myths around punk, alternative histories and futures emerge to offer an expanded continuum of music, politics...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay introduces the special issue “ Here and Now ,” taking stock of the current political moment and outlining the collective writing process used to produce the issue. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available by the...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Burlin Barr This essay offers a close reading of the Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambéty's film Hyenas and looks especially at the way the film addresses issues of development and dependency in postcolonial and contemporary Africa. Released in 1992, Hyenas is an adaptation of the Swiss writer...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon In response to Vincent Brown's contribution to this roundtable, this article argues for the importance of attending to issues of design in digital humanities projects that aim to recover and reassess the archives of slavery. 2016 digital humanities slavery archival...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Julie Livingston; Jasbir K. Puar This introduction to the journal's special issue on Interspecies takes stock of the recent intellectual histories of animal studies and posthumanism, arguing for interspecies as a way to navigate new directions in these intellectual formations. Interspecies is a...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Suzanne Anker; Sarah Franklin Questions about the meaning of the human species have also raised the issue of its representation, and in this article the authors consider the role of bio-art in the production of the specimen as spectacle. Something we look both at and through, specimens have a long...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... animals , towards the treatment of people as animals . When humans turn other humans into vermin beings, as preparation for annihilating them using weapons befitting “problem animals.” At issue is not merely an indifference toward the pain, killing, or loss of those so “othered,” but their transformation...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... advantages and disadvantages of the universalization of the postcolonial paradigm. This essay also reviews some of the key contributions to this topic by articles published in Social Text , as a way to celebrate this journal's publication of one hundred issues. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 199–202.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrew Ross In this essay Andrew Ross reminisces about the methods and politics of collective production at Social Text in the 1980s and 1990s, recalling the hands-on participation of members of the Social Text collective in tasks like mailing out issues and the weekly meetings at which members...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Brenkman This essay revisits the “Prospectus” written by the author, Stanley Aronowitz, and Fredric Jameson for Social Text 's first issue and evaluates it with thirty years' hindsight. It focuses on the journal's position regarding Marxism and the then Soviet Union, and its—for the author...