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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard T. Rodríguez This article examines Latino male homosexual practices emerging in Chicago’s presumably impermeable neighborhoods. Drawing from a range of texts—the sociological studies comprising The Sexual Organization of the City (2004), Achy Obejas’s short story “Above All, a Family Man...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... available categories (national, racial, cultural) according to whose terms we conventionally organize ourselves and others. The piece concludes by suggesting what new forms of knowledge can come out of a critically engaged, “postnational” American studies, and in turn out of a “postnational” Latino studies...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the problem of the color line in baseball and interrogates how the writing of black baseball history—itself a revision of the traditional narrative of U.S. professional baseball—has often obfuscated the place of Afro-Latinos. Rather than examining the history of African Americans and Latinos in...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., engaging the politics of multiculturalism, border studies, and Latino cultures in the United States. Contributors read the queer voices and homophobic paranoia of patriotic discourse—founding new disciplines that deconstructed the gendered authority of the state and established a new archive of queer...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... power, often for interests of racial and class antagonism that exceeded the bounds of immigration enforcement—with severe consequences for Latino communities. By mobilizing a social imaginary predicated on the necessity of uprooting the undocumented, federal, state, and local officials committed...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 87–104.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jonathan Flatley This essay examines Andy Warhol’s Ladies and Gentlemen (1975) series of paintings, prints, collages, and drawings of African American and Latino drag queens. It compares Warhol’s representation of this group of drag queens, most of whom were also prostitutes who frequented the...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Brown 11 Left Out: Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball, and the Revision of Baseball’s Racial History  •  Adrian Burgos Jr. 37 Beyond Heritage Tourism: Race and the Politics of African-Diasporic Interactions  •  Jemima Pierre 59 Family Matters: Diaspora, Difference, and the Visual Archive...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to organize, and, very literally, not able to hang out on the street. At home, you get the signal you are needed here, but when you get here you are also not wanted.” This is how filmmaker Alex Rivera, in an interview in this issue, describes the paradox of contemporary Latino/a labor...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... for the Long Island Unitarian Universalist Fund’s grants for progressive social change. He is a founding and current board member of the Long Island Immigrant Alliance. Carlos Ulises Decena teaches in the Department of Women’s and Gen­ der Studies and in the Department of Latino and Hispanic...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., singular entity. As Adrian Burgos Jr. shows in “Left Out: Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball, and the Revision of Baseball’s Racial History,” the encounters between differing valences of blackness in baseball can open up new avenues of inquiry in African American (and by extension American...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Puerto Ricans in the Global Era (Palgrave Macmillan); and the director of the films Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican and For the Record: Guam and World War II. She teaches Latino and Caribbean literatures and cultures at Columbia University. Rachel Sarah O’Toole is assistant...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... University. She is the author of Migrant Imagi- naries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.SMexico Borderlands (NYU Press). Her second book, The Event without Witness: State Violence and Migrant Suffering on the Frontiers of North America (NYU Press, forthcoming), examines state policing...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): np.
Published: 01 September 2003
... University of Arizona. José Quiroga is professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Emory Univer- sity. He is the author of Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America (New York University Press) and Understanding Octavio Paz (Uni- versity of South Carolina Press). His latest book, Bitter...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... practices of African American, Latino, and Asian American queers as they engage with the travails of urban life today.2 Yet, despite the centrality of the city as the site of queer cultural settlement, imagina- tion, and evolution in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, larger...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): np.
Published: 01 September 2010
...’ and the Politics of Global Citizenship” (Latino Studies). Jill Lane is associate professor in the department of Spanish and Portu- guese at New York University, deputy director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, and editor of its trilingual, peer-­reviewed...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... (Rutgers University Press, 1999). His anthology Appropriating Technology: Vernacular Science and Social Power is forthcoming from the University of Minnesota Press. His educational software for culturally based mathematics learning in African American, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Latino com...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... research on the social practices and spaces where day laborers seek employment. This essay draws on fieldwork of primarily Latino immigrant men,2 who looked for work as day laborers at an infor- mal street-corner site in Brooklyn, New York. I explore the less obvious functions and purposes for the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Ungrounded empires: The cultural politics of modern transnationalism , edited by Aihwa Ong and Donald Nonini. New York: Routledge. Du Bois, W. E. B. [1912] 1982. The souls of black folk . New York: Penguin. Flores, William, and Rina Benmayor, eds. 1996 . Latino cultural citizenship: Claiming...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Pilar A. Parra; Max J. Pfeffer Duke University Press 2006 New Immigrants in Rural Communities The Ch allenges of Integr ation The 2000 U.S. Census of Population reported increased Latino migration Pilar A. Parra and into rural areas.1 New...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... down the street. The waiter, who appears to be Latino, ignores it all. Border Patrol and local police officers frequent the place. I feel their momentary scrutiny. Soon the authorities leave. A few minutes pass, then about ten people run into the bright light of Nogales, Arizona, from the sewer...