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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This militarizing of society that has constitutively marked modern state formation shapes social disciplining of individuals and the regulation of social structures. The article exemplifies how this has given rise to a discourse of martial races, which in turn shades social practices from the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... state delimitation, producing such discursive figures as the martial race, the muscular theonomy of everyday life, and the pervasive militarization of society it encodes. Goldberg goes on to suggest that, in the wake of the late modern (arguably neoliberal) displacement of racial authority from the...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... – rather than analytical – engagement with racialized-sexualized imagery. In place of normative readings of racialized pornography, this paper offers a new reading practice – racial iconography – which examines the ways that pornography mobilizes race in particular social moments, under particular...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson, and the cinematic vision of Haile Gerima against certain signs of prevarication, even gainsaying, regarding the nature of slavery and its afterlife in prominent strains of critical (race) theory, here advanced by noted scholars like Giorgio Agamben and Achille...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... martial races.”11 Colonial writings reveal a fascination with the “martial races — the hypermasculine, manifestly courageous, superbly loyal Indian castes.”12 And Punjabi men were ranked as such. Also, the physiognomy of Bengali men — usually short, dark, of a lighter build than their counterparts...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and military practices were never as far apart as they might on first glance appear. Born in the early nineteenth century, as Foucault argued, the regulatory techniques for managing biopower modeled themselves on an older conception of race war from which they borrowed the dictum that...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... It is as managers of life and survival, of bodies and the race, that so many regimes have been able to wage so many wars.”14 Contrary to influential readings of his work, Foucault does not argue that the traditional orientation of sovereign power to the right to kill was displaced...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Republic of the Philippines shifted from rescuing Filipinos from Spain’s imperial rule to brutally defeating an inferior race of brown people who were unworthy or unqualified for sovereignty. Despite this, African American soldiers and their Black supporters overwhelmingly defended the racist, colonial...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... eulogized the slain president even as they noted that “we have sometimes thought Mr. Lin- coln too slow” in “the elevation of our race Sermons delivered in black churches richly illuminated the struggle to understand God’s intentions in...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... des jeunes d'origine maghrébine des banlieues en difficulté. Migrations Société 8 (45): 81 -100. Silverstein, Paul. 1998a . Thin lines on the pavement:The spatialization of race violence in postcolonial France. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... imperial slave-owning class. 95 The racial capitalist logic of the British state enabled it to roll the bond forward over time, repeatedly relegitimating it, until the last pound sterling was repaid with interest in 2015. The long-term maintenance of the slavery abolition loan had martial, political...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... conflated nonviolent protest- ers with violent “terrorists” in order to garner broad public support for the imposition of martial law and the massive expenses involved in protecting 176 Ashley Dawson a relatively small contingent of global...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... campuses to become community organizers living among the urban poor. She later helped organize pickets and strikes with stevedores and factory workers under conditions of martial law. In her forties she went to the United States and worked mostly as a live-in domestic worker in New Jersey and New York City...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... illustrates the complex process by which newcomers are evaluated and positioned along the different axes of class, gender, race, and culture. Racialization works in tandem with class stratification and the assessment of human capital to...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
... violence, there is even sexually demeaning vio- lence. But this violence increasingly holds apart and rests on the absolute (because absolutized), unending, and untraversible difference of race and religion, beyond which there is no...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... privatization writ large, it is a manifestation of the outward search for money and recognition that animates the “race to the bottom.” Like the very structure of the Manila Film Center, which rose out of the loan-­funded artifcial landscape of the CCP, the Amazing Show is a spectacle created for the...