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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2006 The Spirit of Neoliberalism From R aci al Liber alism to Neoliber al Multicultur alism Multicultural reference masks the centrality of race and racism to neo- Jodi...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the 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...
Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of struggles for freedom, yet the questioning of recovery also requires a critical examination of the genealogy of freedom itself. The author argues that liberalism did not contradict slavery, but rather served as a means to rationalize slavery and its aftermath, and observes that many liberal ideas were also...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... disposition to care , as both noun and verb. This deep context helps us account for the rise of a statist, ameliorative new liberalism at the turn of the century and the building of a midcentury apparatus of “white care”: a surround of institutions and infrastructure dedicated to the education, health...
Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 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 Durham...
Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... violence. As antiqueer violence is written in the social as an outlaw practice, I argue, via Frantz Fanon's reading of Hegel, that these forms of violence are not an aberration but are central to the reproduction of liberal democracy in the United States. Against redemption—violence is the province...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of 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...
Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the human as a set of comparative and relational events in specific historical and geopolitical contexts by investigating Euro-American, Chinese, and transnational itineraries of the human. While it analyzes China's potential to undo the universalizing claims of Western idealized norms of the liberal human...
Social Text (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...
Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... space for queer subjects, but this queer space presumes and embodies a new kind of homonormativity that punishes and disciplines sexual minorities who do not conform to accepted norms of sexual respectability. What is missing in the global perception of Taiwan as the liberal counterpart...
Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... opposition; on the other, Catia TVe, a nonprofessional UHF station based in west Caracas's barrios, mobilizes its urban constituency with some state financing. The essay examines the different forms of political citizenship that these stations offer and explores how they complicate popular liberal notions...
Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
... violence, dismissing value and entertaining excess, stays with violence? What account of racial subjugation and liberation would emerge from it? For in Fanon’s description of the colonial space as a product of colonial (juridicoeconomic) violence, the distinction between the Native’s and the Settler’s...
Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Neferti X. M. Tadiar Recent scholarly works have described the perceived shift from liberalism to neoliberalism in terms of a shift in the logic of constitution of forms of personhood and governmentality from one constructed around rights and property to another constructed around risk and security...
Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the 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...