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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Samera Esmeir Duke University Press 2003 1948 LAW, HISTORY, MEMORY One of the difficulties in discussing violence against Palestinians during Samera Esmeir the 1948 war is that “Palestine,” the site of the violence, both persists...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... themselves to the actions of a police state and sanctioned a system of apartheid governance within the boundaries of the United States. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Hailing the Twelve Million U.S. Immigration Policy, Deportation, and the Imaginary of Lawful Violence Alicia Schmidt Camacho...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Mike Davis Mike Davis. 2004 The Urbanization of Empire MEGACITIES AND THE LAWS OF CHAOS The Old Imperialism Mike Davis The great colonial empires of the nineteenth and early twentieth cen...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... sovereignty. Global sovereignty is here taken as the enmeshing of three forces: the neoliberal state and its abdication of fundamental responsibilities to citizens, the hand of the global economy in civil war, and the role of international law. The author suggests that contemporary global sovereignty is...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ann Pellegrini This essay examines the role of sincerity in several recent US Supreme Court cases on religious freedom in which plaintiffs successfully sought religious exemptions from otherwise applicable state or federal laws: Hosanna-Tabor , Hobby Lobby , and Holt . Under a religious sincerity...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), decenters the truth commission into a private space of multiple meanings. These novels challenge the ideal of national disclosure before the law but nonetheless hold out the hope of communicability in a global sphere. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Truth Commission Thrillers Shameem Black Almost...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... considered in the light of the figures of turns and returns. Questions of exception, emergency, and suspension of the law are addressed by evocation of the concepts of medical diagnosis and prognosis. The poetics of illness and malaise are explored through the temporal allegory of the eternal recurrence of...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ashley Dawson Contemporary modes of biopolitical manipulation and commodification entail a radically new political economy of nature, a wholesale shift from the laws of biological evolution and development that have subtended much of the temporal imagination of modernity. In place of the notions of...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... shared sense of out-of-control postwar criminality with the potent memory of past “terrorist subversion” of the war era and before. It was orchestrated by media moguls, powerful politicians, and law-enforcement leaders who opposed legal limits on sentences for juveniles imposed by United Nations...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... subject, who becomes a ghostly remainder that haunts the data archive. This maneuver then makes it possible to treat certain individuals, often those marked as racial outsiders, as nonsubjects who can be acted upon outside of the law. This process is visualized by the Tracking Transience website, which is...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
... poetry demonstrates human rights discourse’s investment in establishing an idea of the nonhuman world as well. This discussion of the nonhuman dimension of lyric is developed through Paul de Man and Barbara Johnson’s ideas about lyric and law and is further taken up in relation to Maurice Blanchot’s idea...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Introduction of John Stuart Mill to Japan and China (University of Toronto Press), coeditor (with Luise White) of The State of Sovereignty: Territories, Laws, Populations (Indiana University Press), and guest editor of the special issue “International Law and World Order,” Journal of the History of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
... been charged with committing “sodomy” in his home with another adult male. The Court began its analysis by disavowing any concern with “whether laws against sodomy between consenting adults in general, or between homo- sexuals in particular, are wise...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
... such as Law and Society Review, Law and Policy, and the Adoption and Fostering Journal, as well as two books: Caminhos da Adoção (Cortez) and Família, fofoca e honra: Etnografia de relações de gênero e violência em grupos populares (Editora da UFRGS). Cindi Katz is professor of geography in...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
... such as Law and Society Review, Law and Policy, and the Adoption and Fostering Journal, as well as two books: Caminhos da Adoção (Cortez) and Família, fofoca e honra: Etnografia de relações de gênero e violência em grupos populares (Editora da UFRGS). Cindi Katz is professor of geography in...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Necati Polat teaches international law and the philosophy of social sci- ences in the Department of International Relations at Middle East Tech- nical University, Ankara. His work in critical legal studies, international law, and poststructuralist international...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... places today inside what Jacques Derrida calls the force of law.2 And yet the force of law—that sophisticated attempt by a new class to hold all the terrors of the emerging capitalist world together by investing them with a participatory universality—begins to spend itself. The always already present...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2000
... international was coined by Jeremy Bentham in a book pub- Necati Polat lished in 1789. In the very first instance where the term appears, it is aligned with the word jurisprudence. International jurisprudence is sug- gested by the author to replace the term law of...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... desirability or otherwise of instituting such a set of laws to replace the current personal laws, and, if the first, the manner of doing it and the con- tent of such laws. This essay is divided broadly into two parts. In the first I set out the main positions...