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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... antiracist thinking in direct opposition to the liberal race paradigm. In this regard, I will examine in the second section the late work of W. E. B. Du Bois (written from 1947 to 1963) as exemplary of a kind of activist hermeneutics that challenged the paradigmatic logic of racial...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 late liberalism neoliberalism vulnerability precarity This tightly conceived collection provides us with a luminous set of ethnographic encounters with exhausted social worlds and the effort that people within them exert to create...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Robert J. Baird Duke University Press 2000 7. Baird 8/9/00 12:52 PM Page 123 Late Secularism In August of 1999 the Kansas Board of Education voted to downgrade Robert J. Baird...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 111–123.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Inventories of Late Return 113 lar Criticism” and “On Repetition,” from After the Last Sky to “Return to Palestine-Israel,” keeping offstage the provocative self-portraits of Out of Place.7 In traveling over some of Said’s terrain...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ward Churchill Duke University Press 2007 The Myth of Academic Freedom Person al E xperiences of a Liber al Principle in the Neoconservative Er a (Fr agments of a Work in Progress) “Academic freedom” is defined as the freedom to...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Kevin Floyd Duke University Press 2001 ST 66.05 Floyd 4/9/01 3:25 PM Page 103 Rethinking Reification MARCUSE, PSYCHOANALYSIS, AND GAY LIBERATION In his 1937 essay...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill A will to escape organizes the practice of Latin American Christian liberation while at the same time enacting a new genre of captivity. After a shift in US interdiction efforts, the vast majority of cocaine produced in the Andes for the United States now passes through...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
...David L. Eng This article investigates how colonial modernity frames not only the material development but also the psychic emergence of liberal subjectivity by reexamining Melanie Klein's notions of reparation, a key concept in both psychoanalysis and political theory. The article reconsiders the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “discovery” of the “new world” consolidate themselves through modern liberal political economy and culture in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. We see the longevity of colonial divisions of humanity in our contemporary moment, in which the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Mary E. Smith . It focuses on the list of the ship’s Africans who were “liberated” from captivity, most of whom were already deceased. Simultaneously a memorial of liberation and a death record, the list invites readers to consider what Ann Laura Stoler has called the “archival grain” of illegal...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... anxieties about complicity and success. The Ruffneck show, by contrast, imagined the decimated spaces of the midcentury welfare state to comprise an alternative ground for conceiving the racial origins of progress and thus for evaluating the epistemologies of contemporary liberalism. The article concludes...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... indifference to fitting in, to giving into the compulsory sociability of life in late liberalism. On the other side of this, while being “better at life” might be understood as enabling certain fantasies of self-possessed, autonomous personhood converging with the model minority myth of self-sufficiency, these...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... liberal human, the essay also refuses to re-essentialize Chinese otherness as an alternative. At the same time, it traces alternative cosmologies and discourses of Chinese humanism and anti-humanism, informed by Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, as well as other religious and political traditions. In...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... simple construction of the indigenous artist as a clever or knowable other. As a carpenter who fixes, joins together, and must confront people and things, Durham forces himself to utilize his own ambivalence about representation in the service of liberation. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Jimmie...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...—problematic veering away from liberalism. It praises the plurality of thinkers and theories that the journal engaged with. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed journal. It would be peer review only in the sense that the collective would review...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jayna Brown This essay argues for the concept of a utopian impulse, a liberating power possible in music and dance. With a focus on African music, the essay argues against conventional Eurocentric world-music commodification and points instead to new music movements from Congo and from Angola that...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... people's congresses. Together, these strategies demonstrate that democratic centralism articulates a form of popular sovereignty quite different from that of liberal democracy, one much more interested in a type of self-government based on managed participation. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Popular...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. This essay aims to explain why African Americans would be willing to die on behalf of an anti-Black racial state in service to military goals that included Western conquest over non-White peoples (also racially dominated) and liberation for the White...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... revolutionary governments, on the other hand, were also often the subject of criticism for contributors. This essay argues that such criticism is often ahistorical in its focus on Cuban politics in the seventies. Rather than prognosticate the death of revolution and the triumph of liberal democracy, as Social...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Palestine’s decolonization through this framework would situate its liberation as a historically Muslim land, something that, in the Brotherhood’s framing until the late 1980s, was understood to follow from the transformation of Islamic society. In this sense, in critical apposition to nation...