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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 September 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...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 June 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 of...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jayna Brown This essay argues for the concept of a utopian impulse, a liberating power possible in music and dance. With a focus on African music, the essay argues against conventional Eurocentric world-music commodification and points instead to new music movements from Congo and from Angola that...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of one year to contest the legitimacy of Israeli colonialism and demand their return. The deportation—meant to incapacitate Islamic militant resistance to the US-brokered peace process between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization—paradoxically provided the conditions of possibility for...
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Social Text (1 September 2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... liberation movements explicitly rendered Palestine a referent of the Black Radical Tradition. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Palestine Black internationalism solidarity transnationalism Malcolm X Did the Zionists have the legal or moral right to invade Arab Palestine, uproot...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... simple 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...
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Social Text (1 June 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 of the...
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Social Text (1 September 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... liberal human, the essay also refuses to re-essentialize Chinese otherness as an alternative. At the same time, it traces alternative cosmologies and discourses of Chinese humanism and anti-humanism, informed by Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, as well as other religious and political traditions. In...
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Social Text (1 March 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 to the...