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Published: 01 March 2018
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... materiality more generally. The essay analyzes how the minority man's experience of heteronomy and helplessness congeals in him a feeling of emasculation, which he, in turn, tries to overcome by performing violence over a subject even more vulnerable than himself. Thus, the essay argues that in order to force...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Emily Drumsta; Keith P. Feldman This article addresses a critical inflection point in the history of the long War on Terror: Israel’s 1992 deportation of over four hundred Palestinians to the “no-man’s-land” between Israel and Lebanon, and the camp that the deportees fashioned for the better part...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Artist as a Young Man , Henry Roth's Call It Sleep , Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man , and centrally, Patrick Chamoiseau's Texaco all connect with one another through a preoccupation with electricity as an akasic medium for the creation of urban imagined communities. The essay further deals with public...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Carla Freccero The killing of San Francisco resident Diane Whipple in front of her Pacific Heights apartment door in San Francisco in 2001 by Presa Canario dogs provides a framework in this article for identifying a “carnivorous virility” in the merging of man and dog. Dogs, according to Donna...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... corresponding figure, homo sacer , or sacred man. It does so through a discussion of Alfonso Cuarón's 2006 film Children of Men , looking at how the film's story line—an infertile world in which one refugee, Kee, is found to be pregnant—links pregnancy to political systems that regulate who gets counted as...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... into the Chinese language and can be traced to, among other things, the enduring hierarchism of the junzi (gentleman) and xiaoren (small man) as presented in The Analects of Confucius . I examine the junzi-xiaoren dyad for the characteristic bifurcation of the human that it has engendered, in which...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... representation of the Nanjing Massacre in relation to two other texts, The Good Man of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe and The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II , and examine the intricate power relations revolving around these contemporary discourses of the human in representations of...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Petrus Liu This essay argues that the figure of the human in Marx is grounded neither in the “essence of man” nor in the metahistorical movement of capital. Instead, the human in Marx offers a moral standpoint based on the equality of human time. This perspective, I argue, is indispensable for our...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-political grounds reaching beyond the becoming of a “new man,” the one which the colonial figurings of the Native, the Slave, and the Woman have always already signified. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 To Be Announced Radical Praxis or Knowing (at) the Limits of Justice Denise Ferreira da Silva...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Catherine Fung This article cross-reads the 2005 trial of Chai Soua Vang, a Hmong American man who was convicted of murdering six Caucasian hunters in Wisconsin, with the 2008 film Gran Torino , a story of a Korean War veteran who mentors a Hmong American teenager. An examination of the trial...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Drawing on the mentoring genealogy José Esteban Muñoz emerges from, Vazquez points to how his pedagogical style and ways are accumulative of his own extension from Paul de Man to Eve Sedgwick. This extension is also a mode of giving away, a sharing of vulnerability and excess...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard T. Rodríguez This article examines Latino male homosexual practices emerging in Chicago’s presumably impermeable neighborhoods. Drawing from a range of texts—the sociological studies comprising The Sexual Organization of the City (2004), Achy Obejas’s short story “Above All, a Family Man...
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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 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... caricature of a young African American man, a set of twentieth-century arcade photographs, a viciously racist 1898 alphabet book by E. W. Kemble, and a black doll called “Uncle Tom” that was whipped in the 1850s by a white girl who would grow up to write best-selling children's books. These readings show how...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the revelations concerning Stalin in Khrushchev's famous “Secret Speech” and to the PCF's reluctance to deStalinize. He soon turns, however, to considerations related to his “position as a man of color.” He claims that it has become clear to him that the struggle against racism and colonialism cannot...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Erin Manning Creating the conditions for neurodiversity in the university is not about creating a space for difference, a space where difference sequesters itself. It is about attuning to the undercommon currents of creative dissonance and asymmetrical experience always already at work in, across...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... nancial devices to generate value from the death and wastage of racial slavery. Drawing on the writings of Sylvia Wynter, we might view the procedures of emancipation as imperial “Man’s” effort to capture, domesticate, and rule the incalculable and unclaimed rami financial instruments and cations of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for sexual or economic purposes. A Filipino gay man I interviewed also talked about what he perceived to be the disappearance of the groups of men that he labeled as Arabo for “Arab,” for the Middle...