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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Bakirathi Mani In Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force , the Pakistani artist Seher Shah works with archival images of the 1903 Delhi Durbar and contemporary images of the U.S. “war on terror.” This essay examines how Shah's digital print binds together theaters of U.S. and British...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Sikivu Hutchinson Duke University Press 2005 Deep in the Blood of Time WITNESSING TRAINS AND THE LANDSCAPES OF MEMORY From the tracks on Marmion Way and Avenue Fifty-Nine, families have Sikivu...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Kamran Asdar Ali; Martina Rieker Drawing on the larger project of the Shehr Network on Comparative Urban Landscapes, the articles in this issue seek to revisit conceptually and theoretically the question of marginality in the production of contemporary urban cartographies in the Middle East...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... insights into how responses to the disease are situated within the landscape of neoliberal discourses and policies, revealing the fissures and inconsistencies of neoliberalism. As communities mobilize varied local, national, and international networks of support to reshape the fields of power, they draw...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with diaspora history and community over time. Black diaspora and other African visitors, expatriates, and professionals converge in Ghana's cosmopolitan centers and confront a local landscape that is at once familiar and jarring because it has distinct and similar articulations of race and Blackness. My...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... It is a mark of the power of the trans-Arab, middle-class ethos that it has penetrated into the farthest reaches of the Arab world, and in a turbulent landscape shattered by wars, displacement, and dispossession. I argue that the coalescence of the momentous political events at the local level (the Oslo...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 73–92.
Published: 01 September 2019
... views on colonial landscapes and binationalist futures for Israelis and Palestinians. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 colonialism Palestine Israel urban Zionism myth In a thick collection of hundreds of philosopher Martin Buber’s letters, not a few offer glimpses...
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Social Text (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 (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Abraham Acosta This essay argues that recent developments at the US/Mexico border, specifically the passing of SB 1070 and HB 2281 in Arizona, have irrevocably altered an already conflicted political and sociocultural landscape, prompting an unprecedented crisis of resistance for which a new model...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and visual landscape that consolidates black suffering and its invisibility today, that further eclipses the historical context of (ongoing) black struggles for self-determination, and that endeavors to marshal all manner of black expression into the new discourse of containment, “postracialism”? © 2013...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Weaver Shipley Television melodramas around the world provide extended stories in which characters publicly draw out their inner emotional selves for all to experience in lurid, detailed portrayals of desire and struggle; characters’ moral choices show—and in the process produce—the landscape...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alberto Toscano This article revisits the problematic of the cognitive mapping of capital by probing the affinity between two representational predicaments: the depopulated nature of images of human-altered landscapes in the “new topographics” photography and its epigones, and the current debate...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and about the importance of the landscape to the course of the uprising. No less important, the project highlights the difficulty of representing such events cartographically with available sources. Maintaining historians' traditional emphasis on primary sources, attention to change over time...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... as the incalculable whose history is that of a something else, somewhere else. Nowhere. Without representation and thus in rapture from the terms of order, from politicality’s god terms, the sacred registers as murmur or tremor, a lyric landscape of bass (and base) insubordination exceeding all “worlding...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
... contributor speaks of sight lines of possibility and peril, even as they struggle to inhabit a divided and ravaged landscape. For Paromita Vohra and Anjali Arondekar, andolan gardens grow into supply chains that may or may not create food for thought and struggle. Ayesha Kidwai's dream of a multilingual...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
...,’” Julio Salgado's oeuvre, and Yosimar Reyes's #UndocuJoy , it is argued that undocumented queer subjects living under a landscape of debility and a climate of negative affect diagnose contemporary tactics of debility deployed as frames of illegality, securitization, and biopoliticization...
Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 1. Following President Erdoğan's election promise many renderings flooded the media showcasing the mega urban garden that would replace the defunct Atatürk Airport. This one is by PTMProject, a local landscaping office. More
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Figure 1. Following President Erdoğan's election promise many renderings flooded the media showcasing the mega urban garden that would replace the defunct Atatürk Airport. This one is by PTMProject, a local landscaping office. ...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... dystopic landscape. 3 This is a world that emerges after globalism, defined in the here and now as the logical endpoint of techno, racial, and exterminating capitalism and its planetary making of the extractive zone. The artist positions the viewer and audience within a surreal landscape that is at once...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... continuities between this region and South Asia and the absence of these imaginaries in the United States. The Orient as the cultural terrain of Asia, both in Europe and in the United States, evokes distinct landscapes and different geographic sites while producing overlapping meanings of racial...