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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 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Jonathan Michael Feldman Duke University Press 2007 From Warfare State to “Shadow State” MILITARISM, ECONOMIC DEPLETION, AND RECONSTRUCTION From the Permanent War Economy Jonathan...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Customs Enforcement agents gained sanction for more targeted campaigns of militarized raids, racial profiling, and detentions. The author argues that heightened enforcement, including the 287g program, created dangerous opportunities for government agents to suspend basic democratic restraints on state...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... It also inquires into the limits of such tactics and the unintended effects of their deployment. Finally, it asks if it is possible to grasp the workings of an alternative mode of translation that in evading militarized speech gives rise to a questioning of the ethics and politics of translation in...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... music confronted sectarian violence, unemployment, and a militarized state of emergency. Punk bands like the Undertones, the Clash, the Sex Pistols, Gang of Four, Public Image Limited, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, and the Fall pitched punk negation and artlessness against the sounds of urban conflict...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Asia and the Pacific as a significant site where we witness a militarized convergence of these arrangements, the essay asks: How is debt a necropolitical regime for those impoverished, gendered racial, and colonized nations and subjects whose promissory notes must be fully repaid with interest? How has...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 309–310.
Published: 01 December 2005
... knowledge, offering a highly seductive, militarized grid through which to interpret the world. Though the contemporary scene shows striking parallels with the neocolonialism, counterinsurgency, and “dirty wars” of the Cold War era, the current proliferation of war...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., and its patterns of consumption, among other things. Two political issues are involved in those historical moments of securitization and militarization when bodies become subject to increased tracking and coercive management. The...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- shooter” media mastery. The first-person-shooter video game, relished by American youth, is not pushing violence into everyday life, but rather refracts a wider militarized biomedia that recodes human life into dispos- able pop-up targets. The first...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... captures the confounding effects of a seeming paradox appearing at the turn of the twenty-first century, specifi- cally, the conjunction of increasingly militarized boundary policing, a vast number of undocumented border crossings, a...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., combatant and noncombatant, state and war machine, wartime and peacetime. But war discourse also operates as a strategy that partitions, separates, and compartmentalizes knowledge, offering a highly seductive, militarized grid through which to interpret the world. Like a virus, it seems, war tropes...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Corrupted  Rosalind C. Morris 103 From Warfare State to “Shadow State”: Militarism, Economic Depletion, and Reconstruction  Jonathan Michael Feldman 143 Combat in Hell: Cities as the Achilles’ Heel of U.S. Imperial Hegemony  Ashley Dawson 169...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... led the race/religion/war triad to coalesce anew under the sign of the War on Terror. Our approach aims to raise the following questions: What is the relationship of the race/religion/war triad to the modern history of the militarized state? How have certain forms of war making produced some kinds of...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as if in his suffering and death Titus is purified as expressed by the miraculous redemptive trans- mutation of the tortuous gnat into the sparrow (even though this is later described in the Talmud as a thoroughly militarized sparrow whose beak and claws are clad in iron and brass). Titus...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... geographies of violence are visualized as militarized spaces of a present-future ruin. The video focuses on Hong Kong human rights movements, death in the streets against the constant threat of the nuclear option. Toward the end of a thirty-minute film, we see bodies in motion amid hellish worlds and then a...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... organizations such as the United Nations post-­1989, when the end of the cold war was taken to signal an opportunity to shape policy that would ensure the security of persons, as distinct from a national security based on militarism and war...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... are a final Cold War bipolar system; the proliferation of fundamentalist religious and political groups; the militarization of gangs, drug cartels, militia, corrupt desperate refuge. political regimes...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... war include, for example, the use of drones in targeted assassination and surveillance of social life, the everyday conditions of military occupation through means of war and governance, domestic and foreign mass surveillance, the militarization of policing domestically, and the use of surveillance...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., and ethnic loyalties by “militarizing” Ghanaian society in the service of building a modern state. With the continent plagued by coups d’état and kleptocratic military regimes, hindsight would permit some to accuse Wright of cryptofascism and hostility...