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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... exchange projects, focusing on the Philippines, Mexico, and California. Taking the historic Acapulco- 106 Reyes ∙ Fictions of Return in Filipino America ­Manila galleon route as its metaphor of origin, these exhibitions seek...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 121–147.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of survival. I remember another Aquino presidency. I remember friends applauding the president's pedigree. I remember being disdainful of pedigrees. I remember going to a street party held on the corner of Nakpil and Orosa. I remember multiple checkpoints along the way. I remember queerness in Manila. I...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., The Wretched of the Earth. Nigel C. Gibson argues that Lumumba’s death, as well as Fanon’s experience in the Algerian revolu- tion and observations about Ghana, served as an important backdrop for the book.7 Meanwhile, the news of Lumumba’s death also reached Sison in Manila where he was then teaching...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the cultures and peoples of the Pacific, have been part of an American Pacific fetish even before the arrival of Admiral George Dewey to Manila in 1898. Figure 2 is a photograph of Pacific Islander women of Hawai‘i published in the travel book United States Colonies and Dependencies. As far back...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): np.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Globalization (Duke University Press) and Fantasy- Production: Sexual Economies and Other Philippine Consequences for the New World Order (Hong Kong University Press and Ateneo de Manila University Press). Livia Tenzer is the managing editor of Social Text. Previously she was edi- torial...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... European troops, were needed to control large colonial cities like Cairo, Havana, Bombay, Manila, or even Dublin. In part this was because of the existence of large comprador middle classes, whose nationalism, if it existed, usually took cautious, incremental, and nonviolent forms. But many...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
...” and industrialization has steadily grown, migrating to cities (mainly the greater metropolitan area of Manila) and to other countries in search of work.51 Promoted and institutionalized by the Marcos government in 1974, the labor export industry overseen by the state...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... He must have asked me what I was thinking about because I told him about the book I was working on about Philippine cinema, and something about what living in Manila was like. Probably I had a lot to say about liv- ing and thinking in close proximity to the massive poverty in a Southeast Asian...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 21–38.
Published: 01 March 2022
... funding drove the formation of the Human Cities Coalition for Jakarta and Manila in 2016, which deployed the language of pro-poor sustainable development to roll out so-called hybrid housing for low-income residents of Penjaringan—a way of amalgamating the designs of self-constructed housing within...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., amid loud cries of ‘Banzai.’ ”17 Other descriptive titles included “Cumming’s Indian Congress at Coney Island,” “Departure of a Hamburg-America Liner,” “In Cheyenne Joe’s Cowboy Tavern,” “Eruption of Vesuvius,” and “Battle of Manila,” to name only...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and disparity in the process. But though it spans hundreds of cities, on six continents, from Manila to Moscow, Bogota to Berkeley,3 the radical practices and politics of Food Not Bombs tend to thrive best amid the excesses of “global” cities like Seattle, with their stark contrasts of luxury...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Wall Street Journal article reported, have placed former urban backwaters . . . in the mainstream of the innovation stream— cities like Dublin, Helsinki, Tel Aviv, even Manila. These are a far cry from...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... cleaning even his cuticles, because he feared that Brown’s blood was a “biohazard” (5:172). He then put the gun not in a plastic evidence envelope but in a standard manila envelope, which he kept with him and later took to the hospital. Only...