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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Anders Stephanson, Sohnya Sayres, and Bruce Robbins discuss the changing role of journals. In light of the Internet, changing reading practices, and financing, doing a journal is an uphill struggle. However, magazines do sustain a kind of culture and chains of connection. © 2009...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... number of essays over the years) in the publication history of the journal as starting point for a consideration of broader issues of knowledge production, critique, or methodology. The introduction begins with a discussion of the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of Social Text , and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Livia Tenzer This essay surveys the feminist work published in Social Text over its thirty-year history, while noting an initial lack of interest in feminism among the journal's founders. It shows that early feminist work in the journal focused on cultural analysis, while later work engaged...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, John Brenkman, and Toby Miller examine the journal's aim at understanding culture and politics without excluding certain topics or certain kinds of work. The journal offered a space for negotiating between different disciplines and their view of politics and what...
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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)): 199–202.
Published: 01 September 2009
... reviewed submissions to the journal and debated questions of current interest. Ross also traces changes in the journal that reflected differences in the publishing climate and “information landscape.” © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed...
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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...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 215–218.
Published: 01 September 2009
...José Esteban Muñoz This essay considers the history of “a queer text” in the journal Social Text . It posits that the journal, through individual essays and pivotal special issues, has made significant contributions to the development of a queer social theory. The essay suggests that queer theory...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 263–265.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Collected here are the names of all members of the Social Text collective, from the founding of the journal until today. The masthead of Social Text 1 is reproduced, to honor the founding editors and collective. People who joined the collective subsequently are listed in three groups, by each...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 25–26.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Fredric Jameson, Anders Stephanson, Stanley Aronowitz, John Brenkman, Sohnya Sayres, Andrew Ross, and Randy Martin discuss the role of the collective in the journal's political-intellectual work. They reflect on the alleged founding principle of Social Text : the idea that politics was not...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Brent Hayes Edwards This editorial note introduces the translations that follow of two pieces written in fall 1956 by Aimé Césaire: his speech “Culture and Colonization,” delivered at the first Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence Africaine in...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire “Culture and Colonization,” which has long been unavailable in English translation, was Aimé Césaire's speech at Le Premier Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence africaine in Paris in September 1956. The congress is one of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Deer Modern cultural criticism, like the younger discipline of cultural studies, has long struggled to reconcile the antagonistic logic at the heart of the idea of culture. Social Text 's project as a journal has been energized throughout by the contradictory genealogy of the term itself...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 92–93.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Toby Miller, John Brenkman, Randy Martin, and Bruce Robbins discuss the cycling of leadership and their own responses to leaving the journal or changing their role in the collective. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Departures Stanley Aronowitz...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
... response to changing editorial commitments, which included a turn toward understanding culture as a domain of labor. The launch of the Social Text Web site represents another stage in the journal's ongoing interest in media as a site of leftist critique. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism Livia...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
... governmentality of leftist academic knowledge production, it suggests that Euro-American journals like Social Text be attentive to their ongoing role in the production and effects of tensions between general theoretical ambition and the particularities of politics located in place. © 2009 Duke University Press...
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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 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson, Andrew Ross, and Sohnya Sayres discuss the self-reliance and independence of the journal in the early days and the eventual move to the university press. Being tied to a university press offered editorial support, finances, and regular help, but...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... characteristics of the new international division of labor, deunionization, decline of the welfare state, industrial relocation, and working conditions in the global South. More recently, the journal made room for work on the impoverishment of the American middle class, on the worsening conditions of academic...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 169–170.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, Sohnya Sayres, and Toby Miller discuss the reasons why Social Text is not a peer-reviewed journal and shed light on the nature of collective meetings. The conversation around the submissions and commissions at the meetings was ephemeral but also constituted a...