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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... masculinity and also the site for the making and unmaking of citizenship. Tracking the production of minority citizenship and national belonging, this essay examines how Nasreen alerts us to the way in which forces of violence during a political crisis take as their favored expression the masculine assertion...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 75–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Beit-Berl,Israel. Landau, Jacob. 1969 . The Arabs in Israel . London: Oxford University Press. ____. 1992 . The Arab minority in Israel,1967-1991: Political aspects (in Hebrew). Tel Aviv:Am-Oved. Lecturers at the Hebrew University. n.d. A petition against the continuation of the military...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jasbir K. Puar; Amit S. Rai Duke University Press 2004 The Remaking of a Model Minority PERVERSE PROJECTILES UNDER THE SPECTER OF (COUNTER)TERRORISM In Gurinder Chadha’s most recent fi lm, Bend It Like Beckham (2002...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a politics of measure and a politics of the discountable. It commences a majority/minority fracture as a constitutive antagonism in which the majority and the minority unfold as two irreconcilable di-visible figures for envisioning the one entity—the majoritarian nation. In Sri Lanka this right fabricated...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., indicating the new official status of the former barbarians as ethnic minorities, fully human, complete with modern citizenship. Written as a tribute to the great Chinese ethnologist Ruey Yih-fu, who had a leading role in this remarkable project, the article also develops a new theory regarding this curious...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., which equates progressive politics with the mere numerical expansion of minority characters in the fictional worlds of mainstream comics production, and asks how we might reframe this demand not as a plea by minority subjects to be visually represented by predominantly white male comic book creators...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 61–82.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of such dissent to reinforce its legitimacy as a liberal democracy. Border residents in eastern India, predominantly Muslim or depressed caste, are minority citizens. By closely reading the terms through which they articulate their claims and humiliations and how they are rendered suspect, subordinated...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... vigilance, particularly around the implications of university transnationalism for minor epistemologies in the arts and humanities. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring of 1995, Social Text published a symposium on “Race...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... space for queer subjects, but this queer space presumes and embodies a new kind of homonormativity that punishes and disciplines sexual minorities who do not conform to accepted norms of sexual respectability. What is missing in the global perception of Taiwan as the liberal counterpart...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... providing a detailed analysis of Clint Eastwood’s 2003 film Mystic River , which uses the dominant image repertoire of pedophilia to recraft “minority” white masculinity as apposite yet somehow also oppositional to the encroachments of neoliberalism. Mystic River recombines residual forms of noir...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the hyperhabilitated subject illuminate the ways in which the American New Right since the 1970s has portrayed white masculinity as a disabled embodiment relative to the admission of women and racial minorities into full citizenship. Hypohabilitated populations in turn are produced through neoliberal techniques...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to regulate minor stars’ appeal within emerging genre films. Engaging with the resultant configurations of form, style, sovereign representation, and masculinity, this article maps the analytical trajectory of mise-en-scène, performativity, and stardom in Hindi cinema. In the end, it highlights the agitated...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Nicholas Gamso This article addresses a crucial dimension of urban development: the recruitment of minority artists in the gentrification of space. The argument is that the production and exploitation of racial difference have underwritten the creative economy’s spurious claims to inclusion...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... departmentalization of feminist, queer, ethnic, and disability studies into the academic industry has produced a condition whereby we teach majorities to consume minority life—a condition that flattens some discordant and unappetizing affects. This section traces the lingering effects of Marxist and the Frankfurt...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Zahid R. Chaudhary This article analyzes the discourse concerning the assimilation of Muslim minorities in the United States and suggests that calls for assimilation are solicitations for a form of self-renunciation and sacrifice. Yet such solicitations occur against the economic and political...
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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 (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of disability and women-of-color feminism that not only takes dependency as a given but also mines the figure of the welfare mother for its transformative potential. To imagine the welfare mother as a site for reenvisioning dependency, this essay draws on the “ruptural possibilities” of minority literary texts...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Kimberly Bain Abstract This article turns to the minor Black matter of soil to map a provisional theory of Black alchemy. Black alchemy names an erotic and ethical orientation toward the Dead and dead matter. Sifting the metonymic, metaphysical, and material properties between (Black fleshly...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of separate personal laws for different religious communi- ties in India is a legacy of colonial administration. Four religious commu- nities, the majority Hindu, and the minority Muslim, Christian, and Parsi communities, have their own personal laws (other religious groups...