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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- dream of way cool behind the wheel. The reek, the jiggle, the strange encounter of flesh to flesh on the bus so alien to Los Angeles, amnesiac about its streetcar past. On weekends when my best friend Heather (now a lawyer with the L.A. city attorney’s...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) Local 11, the union rep- resenting housekeepers, porters, busboys, dishwashers, and food servers. Harold Meyerson, L.A. Weekly’s veteran labor commentator, reckons that LAANE “has become one of the most...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): np.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Edinburgh Uni- versity Press. Joseph Rodríguez is the author of the photo-documentary title East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A. (Powerhouse Books, 1998). His work has been exhibited at the International Center of Photography, New York, and at the California Museum of Photography, Riverside...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is gleaned from two defning texts on the LA scene: We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk by Marc Spitz and Brendan Mullen and Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs by Mullen with Adam Parfrey and...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
...? Alex Rivera: With a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, I have been organizing a set of screenings — New York, Chicago, L.A. — bringing together different kinds of community leaders. About half are from trans- national...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., 2002); and Madhava Prasad, Ideology of the Hindi Film: A Historical Construction (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998). 2. With titles like “Salaam New York!” (in Time Out) and “Salaam L.A (in the Los...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Angeles, or Joseph Ileto, the Filipino postman killed during the same rampage in L.A. Unlike those cases, the prosecutions of the post–September 11 killings have received scant media attention, merely one more casualty of the Bush administration’s programmatic exclusion of dissenting voices and...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Alfaro is one of a number of artists that Muñoz engaged with in “the performative collaboration between artist and writer” (101). First performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of the Radar L.A. Festival 2013, and most recently performed in February...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... terminal opened to much fanfare and media buzz on Hill and Fourth Streets. Writing in the L.A. Daily Record, the editor proclaimed that “November 30, 1925 was a truly great day in Los Angeles’ history. Your editor was among the...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
... murder when she is found dead. The men react violently to the incursion of black America (in the form of its music) into the all-white bars and homes of L.A. and the parallel excursion of married women into the workforce and...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Vague,” 26, 27 . 49 Augé, Non-places . 50 Launius and Bednarek, Reconsidering a Century of Flight ; Cwerner, Kesselring, and Urry, Aeromobilities . 51 Adey, Aerial Life ; Bednarek, America’s Airports ; Erie, Globalizing L.A. 52 Erlmann, “But What of the...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Connecticut I am bracing myself for Hispanisms I’m red eyeing it back tonight from Utah L.A. Krautland now I am 90 miles from the city I have an AQ editorial meeting at 8 AM I’m waiting for lesbos to shuffle down to the park then I have to baby sit the psycho tonight I hope to make it out alive. I...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... L.A. might appear to be its antithetical truth. However, the subtlety of simulation is that neither Los Angeles, 26 Susan Willis volatile home of heartbreak and illusion, nor Disneyland, playground of themed desires, is real. Similarly, real and pseudo...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... song “Maria, Maria,” who begins her career as the Puerto Rican heroine of 10 Ortiz • On (Our) American Ground West Side Story only to find herself forty years later surviving poverty and violence on the streets of East L.A. Across at least these two songs, but...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... almost fi ve months the actors’ strike against the makers of TV com- mercials amounted to little more than a stage whisper. Then, last week, they opened up with the big guns. Boom! Tom Hanks led a rally in L.A., and Harrison Ford and Kevin Spacey each donated $100,000 to the cause. Bang...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 19–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and Brenden Mullen, We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk Punk’d Theory 31 ST84-85-02_Nyong’o.indd 31 10...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the tan-line from a bikini top accentuating white, feminine breasts against his hairy chest. As it’s the only picture in the section without a caption attached, readers have to dig to find out that it’s actually L.A.-based Hussein impersonator Jerry Haleva.20 I want to reiterate that the...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 85–108.
Published: 01 September 2003