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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 73.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 A “little grave” beside an official monument in Greece, 2015. Photograph courtesy of C. Nadia Seremetakis Social Text 126 • Vol. 34, No. 1 • March 2016...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... is complicated by culture's intimate ties to the state: administration, governmentality, and war. These days, the culture concept's combination of expansionist energies and inner antagonisms makes it a slippery and untrustworthy idea: it offers, at once, too much and too little. Social Text 's long romance...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and South Asia. In the last few years the heightened interest in urban studies has generally structured arguments around megacities. In contrast we argue that little attention has been given to other urban landscapes, small- and medium-sized towns that are situated on the margins of this discourse. Even...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sometimes. We talk a little bit about how, despite the sometimes good and sometimes bad intentions of your fairly white mostly cisgender male creators, you were made to be just as racist, sexist, and classist as the society that created and trained you. And we talk about shrimp and why you want us to help...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
... occupation, the mainstream news coverage of the pandemic's death toll on the Navajo Nation, on Standing Rock, and on other Indigenous nations came and went with little sustained inquiry into the conditions of colonization, critical for understanding the current moment. The obstinate negligence of the CARES...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... caused was severe. Families who had never been apart were separated for years with little means of communication. Some Inuit died in the sanatoria. Family members had no way of knowing whether the absent were alive or dead. Many had a hard time finding words to speak into the recorder. Nonetheless...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Joon Oluchi Lee Duke University Press 2005 The Joy of the Castrated Boy The girly things I wanted when I was a little boy (things that made me Joon Oluchi Lee girly): Pink- and heart-covered...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to political processes and electoral politics. Musing from his office in Alexandria, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, DC, he described this dilemma as follows: You can drive up the road from here and come to a spot where there is a megachurch over here, a little Episcopal church over...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the mother as a rival.30 During the time of the Oedipus complex, little boys and girls discover somehow (and to their horror, of course) that the omnipotent “phallic mother” in fact lacks a penis: she has been castrated. This realization facilitates...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the barracks and spent every night alone: he was lucky enough to get one of the new wheelchair-accessible barracks rooms with a little kitchenette, but these newly built rooms meant to accommodate the bodies of severely injured soldiers were singles. Those few lucky soldiers that got them had to spend...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
... stitches and he dies, fertilizing the earth where that little girl grows tomatoes.”15 In contrast to the original novel, here the monster secures his future, joining the human scheme of obligations and dependencies rather than...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... that I had penetrated into what was supposed to be one of the city’s poorest and most violent favelas, wherein most public employees—teachers and health workers—refused to set foot. Luciana, as it turned out, was a sort of baby-sitter for her little broth- ers and occasionally other children...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 71–83.
Published: 01 June 2005
... but that we can expect to see more of in the coming years. Our research project exploring life under CRIS-E grew out of a conviction that we actually know very little about the experiences and understandings of the surveilled.1 Until quite recently, almost all research Social Text 83, Vol. 23...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and fos- ter care. In comparison, little critical attention has been paid to the politics of race (not to mention the psychic issues) regarding transnational adop- tion of Asian children by white families. While transnational adoption practices implicate some of our most deeply held beliefs about...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Lost Girl and Pretty Little Liars , Falling in Love . . . with Chris and Greg , The Slope , The Outs , F to 7th , Little Horribles , and hundreds of serial narratives and queer topical content available on platforms ranging from television stations to YouTube to dedicated websites. Where...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that she will become a latter-day host for Legion, thereby infecting the child turning in her womb, which she calls her “little sow” later in the poem. 21 For the pregnant poet, the threat of contagion plays out on and inside her body, but it also opens out onto the world she tries so hard to avoid...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
... that landscape? A friend recently took me to a landmark, a little stone pillar sunk into the ground at the waterfront of an American city. She said, “This marks the spot where this land was discovered.” A little taken aback, I said, “You mean, it marks when the white people first came here?” She blinked...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 79–100.
Published: 01 September 2008
... DOI 10.1215/01642472-2008-005  © 2008 Duke University Press 7 9 argue, while his image circulates freely in the Western media, his voice is more tightly controlled, invested with meaning, and deployed to a variety of political ends that have little...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51–67.
Published: 01 December 2003
... a color-coded warning system. Within the current moral framework there is little room for nuance, analysis, or ambiguity. At the same time these Manichaean typologies are broad and vague enough to allow for a fluid and ever-shifting series of targets to be demonized or exonerated. As demonstrated...