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Social Text (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 (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... (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, a still-emerging...
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Social Text (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 baseball...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 poetics across...
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Social Text (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 (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., describes the paradox of contemporary Latino/a labor migration. As long as immigrant workers stay behind the scenes, their brawn and skills are highly appre- ciated. However, their presence on street corners, in schools, parks, and stores has become highly contentious for urbanites as well...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
... unevenly or somewhat ambiguously with diaspora. His project is invested in how blackness reveals race as a modality whereby diaspora can cut across national and regional boundaries.15 Yet, blackness is never a uniform, singular entity. As Adrian Burgos Jr. shows in “Left Out: Afro-Latinos...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the struggles, rituals, and 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...
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Social Text (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 (2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of Women’s and Gen­ der Studies and in the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University. His book Tacit Subjects: Dominican Trans- national Identities and Male Homosexuality in New York City is forthcom­ ing from Duke University Press. Alyshia Gálvez received her PhD...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the processes shaping their work experiences.1 However, there is little 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...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to be Maria. I went to dance classes every week.”1 Journalist Blanca Vázquez, whose editorial work in the publication Centro was crucial in creating a space for critical discourse on Latinos in media, comments: “And what did the ‘real’ Puerto Rican, Anita, do in the film...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... In 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 (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...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Outstanding Book; the editor of None of the Above: 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...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... overhead. A police car cruises 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...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... essay focuses on backlash against Latino immigrants in the town of Farmingville on Long Island. We invited him to contribute to this collection because of his advocate and policy perspectives and because his analysis comes directly from the street corners where day laborers gather. The essay...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... – 2000,11 with the majority of this community having arrived only in the last eight to twelve years. Of all Latino groups in New York City, Mexicans have the high- est percentage of immigrants among them (70 percent),12 an indication of the recentness of migration and the still...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 57–84.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Cuban American, and Latino literatures, generally known as “Para Ana Martínez – San Veldford,” by the exile writer and activist Lourdes Casal.1 As we had done Miguel in past semesters, we offered students some contextual elements to consider Casal’s life and political trajectory: That she...