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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 196–197.
Published: 01 September 2009
... were so strong in their capacities; the conversa- tion could have this incredible dynamism but also this real punch to it, in terms of what was being implied and what was being invoked. What does it say that we’re publishing this? What did it mean to be able to pass before...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 51–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Tiziana Terranova Duke University Press 2004 Communication beyond Meaning ON THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF INFORMATION Is it possible to draw on scientifi c concepts to further our understand- Tiziana...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Leola A. Johnson Duke University Press 2005 “This Is What It Means to SAG in South Africa” In the summer of 2000, in the middle of a strike by the Screen Actors Leola A. Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Art...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Randy Martin Duke University Press 2007 War, by All Means The war against this enemy is more than a military conflict. It is the Randy Martin decisive ideological struggle of the twenty-first century and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Laura-Zoë Humphreys This article examines the changing dynamics of censorship and social criticism in revolutionary Cuban cinema in order to make a case for studying allegory not as a mode whose meanings analysts should (or should not) reveal but, rather, as a contested social process. From the...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... economic rights under the shadow of neoliberalism. What humanity means in China today—and in the world—and what it will mean in the future are part of an ongoing struggle over the meaning of its past and the politics of its present. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 This content is made freely...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Martijn Oosterbaan This article explores the ways in which Pentecostal media, especially electro-acoustic media, are integrated in the everyday life of a favela in Rio de Janeiro. It argues that the popularity of Pentecostal radio has to be understood in relation to the sociocultural meaning of...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Lisa Stevenson This essay considers what it means to speak into an absence. In particular, the author thinks about a series of recordings from the 1960s in which Inuit in Arctic Canada send messages to their relatives in tuberculosis sanatoria in southern Canada. The dislocation such separation...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ID card since the establishment of Israel and suggests that modern-day ID cards in Palestine/Israel are physical and visible instruments of a widespread low-tech surveillance mechanism to control mobility and a principal means for discriminating, both positively and negatively, subjects' privileges...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
.../racial terror — in the racial table where (black) means suffering and (white) freedom or (black) means nonvalue and (white) value. Taking a shortcut with Fanon, foregrounding the exposition of the violence that constitutes the colonial space, this paper announces a praxis designed to clear the ethical...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... overwhelming question that has haunted the subculture—“What is emo?”—it is also interested in thinking less about emo as subculture and more about emo as a kind of structure: the critical periphery of normativity, from which we might begin to develop new insights into what it means to identify normative...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... what I argue is punk’s puro pedo temporality. Puro pedo or the general pedo is a Spanish Tex-Mex vernacular term that has a range of meanings, translations, and utility. In general, puro pedo is understood to mean talk with no action, bullshit, “no worries,” or other significations of insouciance. Puro...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
... question takes on renewed urgency. Sonic dissent is emergent in many places and doing vital work. I argue for an analytic of sonic vernacularism, or vernaculars of sonic dissent, that might attend to the historical specificity of sound’s role in dissent, as well as to the ways that sound’s meanings are...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... opera set to music” by the vocalist Judy Torres, there is general agreement that freestyle is constituted by a nebulous Latin feel that is spoken about but not necessarily accounted for. This essay enters the scene of freestyle with the assumption that it is both tinge and fringe—and by that I mean both...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... capitalist conditions. The article concludes with a brief reflection on what it might mean to define communism in this light as the “resurrection of dead labor.” Copyright © Duke University Press 2016 Anthropocene capital Fredric Jameson photography representation News outlets recently...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Finally, it contemplates how the film and the anexo’s resonant “difficulty” upset sense and meaning, thereby suggesting new ways of attending to life within broader durations of politics and history. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 violence crisis endurance Mexico cinema Carlos...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pang Laikwan To understand the political meanings of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement as a spontaneous movement beyond its immediate political achievements and as part of a larger global movement that used occupation as a tactic, this article explores related activities happening in social media and...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... operate today. Arguing that the #BlackLivesMatter movement has created a persistent looking as a means of making such issues visible, Mirzoeff describes how the grand jury prosecutors turned the event into a high-definition visual space in which only physical evidence and police testimony could be trusted...
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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 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Morrison, and Patricia Powell. What does it mean to place the archives of New World slavery and Asian indenture in conversation or in juxtaposition, especially when this counterpoint does not result in a structure of complementarity? By reading across multiple archives of enslavement, the author...