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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 133–153.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Laikwan Pang Duke University Press 2005 Copying Kill Bill Holding a pirated VCD copy of Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (dir. Quentin Tarantino, Laikwan Pang 2003) that he found on a Beijing street, U.S. Commerce Secretary Don Evans solemnly warned the Chinese government in his Beijing press...
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Published: 01 December 2017
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
...-sponsored encadrement : techniques of trapping, quartering, and containing youth. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Killing Time Michael Ralph Tout le Temps Unemployment? Oh. Like the young men who sit and drink tea all day? I was confused but dismissed my growing sense of discomfort, con...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 65–91.
Published: 01 June 2002
... American Review 30 (autumn): 492 -94. ____. 1999 . Sons of darkness, sons of light . Boston: Northeastern University Press. “That Just Kills Me” BLACK MILITANT NEAR-FUTURE FICTION [I] had begun to see the world as a cesspool of buffoonery. Even the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... U.S. interventions in open or secret civil wars that would kill millions and devastate civil society through the end of the century. The engagements of the essays in Social Text 's first hundred issues offer an instructive map of engagements with Latin America and a history of critical movements in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Nikhil Pal Singh This essay explores the imperial and colonial genealogies of the Nazi Holocaust as a form of industrialized killing. It argues that cold-war discourse, and particularly the theory of totalitarianism, enacts a displacement of these outside the ambit of Western history and theory...
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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 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Carla Freccero The killing of San Francisco resident Diane Whipple in front of her Pacific Heights apartment door in San Francisco in 2001 by Presa Canario dogs provides a framework in this article for identifying a “carnivorous virility” in the merging of man and dog. Dogs, according to Donna...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Devil’s Highway (2004), Luis Alberto Urrea’s documentary narrative account of a failed border-crossing expedition in 2001 that killed fourteen migrants. I read Urrea’s narrative reconstruction of this event, a case that remains the single worst migrant death-event in Arizona border history, as...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... chronotistics is meant to describe practices and ideologies of time management and expenditure. Topics discussed in the cycle range from the vocabularies of temporality (“Time Consuming” and “Killing Time”) to discussions of gender and labor (“Mars and Venus in the Workplace”) to time spent viewing Internet...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nicholas Mirzoeff Based on a full reading of the transcript of the grand jury hearings concerning the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August 2014, this article uses the transcript as an archive to demonstrate how the informal systems of racial hierarchy in the United States...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Palestine were recently put on trial in Israel. The case involved a disputed historical account of the seizure of the Palestinian village of Tantoura by Zionist forces during the 1948 war and what were called the “exceptional acts of killing” that followed the village’s surrender. This essay examines...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... would kill for, your mouth for transfiguration, enunciation, you were kind to me. At the end of each year you held a memorial service for the cadavers. Afterlife believers or not, they would all be cremated. The fuss about the body interred is not the same as about the body discovered. I threw my name...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... United States have experienced a wave of vio- lence, the likes of which they have never seen before. At least five people were killed: Balbir Singh Sodhi, forty-nine, a Sikh Indian in Mesa, Ari- zona; Waqar Hasan, forty-six, a Pakistani grocer in Dallas; Adel Karas, forty-eight, an Egyptian Coptic...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- pology Today and Cultural Anthropology. Jodi Melamed is assistant professor of American and African American literature and culture in the Department of English and the Program in Africana Studies at Marquette University. She is currently at work on a manuscript titled “Killing Sympathies: U.S...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... kill hundreds of thousands of them. Black militarism thus became an essential part of the US effort to destroy the sovereignty of non-White peoples in the Caribbean and the Pacific. The public rationale for conducting unprovoked warfare against the sovereign Republic of the Philippines shifted from...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... are embedded in remittance economies of debt and obligation that keep us attuned to other time zones, other national-populars, other points in the global supply chain, other killing fields, other revolutionary timelines. If we take refuge in the collective plural pronoun, it is in order to discover a...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... war on cancer is fought with a meticulous yet clumsy bombardment of poison. It is brutal. It saves time, it saves lives, by killing the cells that grow too fast, by killing them fast. Social Text 107 • Summer 2011 12 3...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... itself hunter or hunted, through its insistence on killing and being the kill. Its wild temporality—always being lost, always living in time—produces frustration and hope, an unrelenting wander toward a future that comes after, yet never arrives. ...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- formed into targets, the suburbs into a shooting range. Seven people fell during the first three days of the sniper’s attack. “Killed while sitting on a park bench,” “killed while walking across a parking lot,” “killed while doing lawn work,” “killed while putting gas in his taxi cab,” “killed while...