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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
...; permanent family resettlement is typically the intention and the outcome in these cases. One exception to this relative paucity of research is a 1982 study of Portuguese migrant women in France, many of whom chose to leave children behind as part of an “ideology of return.”4 I found that the Mexican...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Nayan Shah Duke University Press 2005 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom In June 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling that Nayan Shah decriminalized consensual sodomy. Lawrence and Garner...
Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 2. “Migrants are bringing rape culture to Slovenia.” Cover of Slovenian magazine Demokracija , August 2018. More
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of criminalization and mass incarceration and thus articulated as a project of prison abolitionism. Importantly, migrant detention and deportation comprise another major pillar of the entrenchment of the carceral state. While critical migration scholarship and No Borders activism have been confronted...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Highway (2004), Luis Alberto Urrea’s documentary narrative account of a failed border-crossing expedition in 2001 that killed fourteen migrants. I read Urrea’s narrative reconstruction of this event, a case that remains the single worst migrant death-event in Arizona border history, as unconcealing...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers are rural to urban migrant women. Consequently, neighbors reinvented themselves as moral guardians of these new arrivals while many agents and institutions, including the media and NGOs, got involved in spatial and conceptual production of the new city and its gendered citizen subjects. This essay...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that begin or transform globalization. I have selected three extreme bodyscapes to analyze in this text: the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, decapitations related to drug trafficking, and the mutilations suffered by certain migrants as they travel through Mexico to the United States...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... body is repeatedly represented as a kind of specter or ghost. The essay considers how far this depiction is a product of the technical limitations on imaging migrants as they covertly pass across national borders and also how far it is a result of the bureaucratic restriction upon the attempts...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... minorities, women, indigenous people, migrants, and peoples in the Global South. At the same time, precarity has become increasingly generalized, expanding to the creative class and digital producers themselves. If networked lives are always imagined as productive, virtuous, connective, and efficient...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 131–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., mobilize large numbers of people to participate in movements actively rather than solely participating online or through voting, and offer spaces to practice new social relations. The article looks at examples from efforts for migrant justice, police and prison abolition, disaster relief, and other...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Analyses of globalization usually ignore the category of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to focus instead on transnational migrants. This essay argues that a close look at the humanitarian conceptualization of IDPs provides an understanding of the operations of global...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... broken immigration system installed a repressive form of governmentality based in failure. While deferring any legalization, federal and state authorities fostered a regime of exclusion and removal that constituted a class of minimal subjects , those of unauthorized migrants and their kin who would...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and the third-world proxy wars for the purportedly secular rivalry of the Cold War to the contemporary conditions of Muslim migrant and refugee communities—these multiple overlapping genealogies, we argue, are necessary reference points for an adequate analysis of our political present. As one way to think...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to critically formulate the European Question, as a problem of postcolonial whiteness, from the vantage point of the racialized conditions of the migrants who are literally making Europe anew. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 Europe migration race whiteness postcolonial...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... recently has begun to participate in the flows of migrant workers to the United States. Migration, understood as a complex, multidimensional phenomenon, affects various social spheres, with direct and immediate effects on the families whose members go away, sometimes for indefinite...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... transformation of the farm work- force, farmworkers have displayed a tendency to become more sedentary. While many farmworkers continue to be migrant workers, a sizeable and growing portion of the farm workforce does not leave the state at the end of each agricultural production season. Farmworkers...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and the discourses they evoke and then illustrate the modes of activism which correspond to them. and are couched I rely on data gathered from fieldwork in two organizations founded by and for Mexican migrants in New York City: Asociación Tepeyac de New York in a theologically and Casa México. While...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... of immigrant death, and a historically specific intensification of “migrant” policing in Mexico. Drawing on my long-term ethnographic research in the Arizona and Sonora borderlands on a severely marginalized population of young people...