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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Randy Martin Duke University Press 2000 ST 65.06 Martin 11/8/00 2:27 PM Page 117 Dead Center? RETHINKING THE MIDDLE FOR A DIFFERENT LEFT A...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Teemu Ruskola Duke University Press 2005 Gay Rights versus Queer Theory WH AT IS LEFT OF SODOMY AFTER L AWRENCE V. TE X A S? In effect, we live in a legal, social, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... racial history, one that minimizes the impact on and contributions of Afro-Latinos and also diminishes the international and transnational dimensions to the struggle to overturn racial segregation in U.S. professional baseball. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Left Out Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... contradiction thinking), which demands that any ethics in an oppositional or oblique relationship to the way things are account for its apparent inconsistencies or contradictions. The tyranny of consistency steals the something actors need by collapsing something with everything, so that what we are left with...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the New Left Review , Jameson looks back at the essay and considers the current state of capitalism, theory, art, and culture in relation to the concepts he adopted in 1984. Jameson is Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Professor of Comparative Literature, professor of romance studies (French), and director of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... arms were raised. Looking at the three medical examiners' reports in detail, Mirzoeff shows that Brown's arm was broken by a bullet that (in all likelihood) was fired either from behind or when his hands were raised. Prosecutors assert neither happened. We are left with a smoking gun but no bullet...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... when the politics of gendered and sexualized forms of violence and brutality are left unexamined in relation to the massacred Apache women. Tucsonense Mexicanas were among the perpetrators; Aravaipa and Pinal Apache women made up most of the dead. The complexities of racialized female subjects as both...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and class; gender and class; the state of the Left and the labor movement; working-class depictions in popular culture as well as in institutional discourses of business and government; commodification and class consciousness. Works also focused on new social movements, post-Fordist or postindustrial...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 215–218.
Published: 01 September 2009
... needs to conceptualize itself in relation to a larger tradition of Left critical thought. © 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 it. But we were not...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 2012
... transforming “the barbaric world dominated by civilized countries,” in the words of the late Qing Dynasty intellectual Yang Du. These theories of subjectivity deserve renewed attention, as they are valuable spiritual resources for contemporary left-wing intellectuals as they try to imagine the future for China...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... detention and torture of a sex worker; (2) prescriptions of minoritarian disaffection and disposability advanced by three prominent Sri Lankan “liberal-left” public intellectuals in support of the state’s concluding 2009 assault on Tamils in “no-fire zones” and detention camps. Majoritarian right...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... living in and being with the thick haze of everyday life, where the comedown structures the dissolving materiality left over from the failed promise of the “high.” © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Notes on the Comedown Joshua Javier Guzmán In one of his last publications, José Esteban Muñoz...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... also in a deep conversation with Tavia Nyong’o and myself about the potential of queer wildness, and like Nyong’o and me, he glimpsed potential in a terminology that has been represented as exhausted by its imperial function. This essay thinks with the traces that Muñoz left behind of a project on...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., love of people, and love of the lake—through Indigenous and Black thought. This mixtape considers the conditions of dispossession affectively. It does so by taking seriously hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s claim that “the only hope we kinda have left is music, and vibrations” and tuning the work to...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Left can create change through enlightenment. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Claudia Rankine Dana Schutz memes police terrorism Weird Facebook When we participate in social movements, we’re often trying to expose the state. Or sometimes we’re exposing corporations: big...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... positions what we think of as “media” as media of capitalism, that is, racial capitalism. Marginality, disposability, and the colonization of what Neferti X. M. Tadiar calls “life-time” is an increasingly universal condition. The forceful implication here is that a radical, decolonial left must add a...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 1–20.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Judith Butler This essay on the work of José Esteban Muñoz seeks to understand his views on performativity as they relate to gossip, the stage, contagious affect, expanding community, and furtive potentials. Read in light of the sense of political despair on the left during the Trump regime...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
... neoliberalism neglects the strong critiques of neoliberalism emerging out of the Central American left in the late eighties and early nineties, as well as the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico beginning in 1994. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Activisms and Epistemologies Problems for...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the U.S. academic Left across the last thirty years. Social Text 's attention to the long cold wars in the Americas shifted in the late eighties as writers traced new ideological positions and discourses, struggling over the meaning of the Americas amid the culture wars of the Reagan-Bush years...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... be reduced to the class struggle. He criticizes the European Left's imperialist tendencies and argues against dividing progressive forces in places like Martinique along dogmatic ideological lines. Césaire thus treats his break with the Communists as a declaration of independence and reclamation of...