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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tania Aguila-Way This paper takes up the Zapatista “Mother Seeds in Resistance” seed-preservation project as a case study for exploring the interconnections between contemporary biotechnology, biocultural diversity, and cultural institutions such as the archive. Drawing on environmental theories...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Joshua Chambers-Letson Thinking with the work of José Esteban Muñoz, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Pedro Almodóvar’s film All about My Mother , this essay traces a series of transplants, organs, and acts of compensation that occur within all three in order to explore the question of how to address a loss...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Judith A. Peraino In an interview from 1974 David Bowie makes a remarkable statement: “For the West, Jagger is most certainly a mother figure… . I also find him incredibly motherly and maternal clutched into his bosom of ethnic blues.” The image is grotesque—intentionally shocking—yet oddly...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Eun Kyung Min The two most dominant twentieth-century theorizations about the exchange of daughters are Freudian psychoanalysis, which theorizes the psychic, libidinal exchange performed by the daughter of the mother for the father, and Lévi-Straussian anthropology, which theorizes the exchange of...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... deconstruction and a feminist-Marxist approach to postcolonialism, has been working with various organizations in Bangladesh for many years. Spivak first went to Bangladesh when she visited one of these rehabilitation centers while she was accompanying her mother, Sivani Chakravorty, and took photographs of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... but not abject. Not propertied but shared out, burning and brown. Something else: an unfinished conversation about mothers. It was another thought, a branching out. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Untitled Jennifer Doyle “The sentence is ruined as soon as I enter it.” That sentence floats...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David L. Eng David L. Eng 2003 Transnational Adoption and Queer Diasporas Two Mothers David L. Eng Deann Borshay Liem’s 2000 documentary on transnational adoption, First Person Plural, recounts the filmmaker’s 1966 adoption from...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... who have settled in the city of Poughkeepsie and many smaller surrounding communities in the past ten to fifteen years. Lupe left three children behind in Mexico: Jasmín, who recently turned nine, Gabriel Jr., who is six, and Carlos, who is five. The children are in the care of Lupe’s mother...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Swisshelm, a freedwoman in Wash- ington who had just gotten news of the assassination proclaimed that she would “rather have given the babe from my bosom and a black minister in Cincinnati pled with God, “Take father, mother, sister, brother; but do not take the life of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... little broth- ers and occasionally other children in the neighborhood. To “keep the kids out of mischief [ para não fazer arte she would come home from school, gather them up, and take them on her daily rounds.8 Everyone, she informed me, pitched in to keep the family going. Her mother often worked...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... belonging. In a nation whose ideology of inclu- sion has grounded itself in notions of biological, reproductive, and thus genealogical connection, being “American” has often required having been born to a mother descended from an esteemed family whose Anglo...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
... property. In Mothering: Essays in feminist theory , edited by Joyce Treblicot. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Allanheld. Hague Convention. 1993 . Hague conference on private international law, final act of the seventeenth session, 29 May 1993,32 I.L.M. 1134 . Hoelgaard, Suzanne. 1998 . Cultural...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... famous fort-da­ episode — to cope with the comings and goings of his mother: This good little boy, however, had an occasional disturbing habit of taking any small objects he could get hold of and throwing them away from him into...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... begins to Toby Alice identify those among them who are, as she is, adopted. Naming three Volkman other Asian children in her New York City first grade class, she pauses, then shakes her head: “No, but they look adopted.” Isabelle’s mother asks, “What does an adopted person look like...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Contract with America’s commitment to put the chil- dren of welfare mothers in orphanages, and thence into white adoptive homes. The cultural backdrop to the discursive contradictions of contempo- rary social reproduction is marked by this persistent dual narrative of the imperative to aid coupled...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 71–83.
Published: 01 June 2005
... rights groups. But you will fi nd, I argue, a widespread pattern of unorganized resistance to surveillance in which several important things are happening: • The welfare mothers we spoke with engage in an array of tactics to...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
...- mentary, thus making it the subject of analysis by scholars across various disciplines.2 Based on a series of letters between the artist and her mother, the work explores the consequences of exile on multiple generations of Pal- estinian women, while...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the child as freely transferable, to new kin and culture, in the global marketplace. At least some of the popular culture of adoption has begun to acknowl- edge the impossibility of “exclusive belongings.” An American mother...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... middle to make a temporary dress. Barbie dolls (in Korea, they looked like my manhwa girls: sixteen years old, flat chested and startled). Wonder Woman paper dolls (my mother made them for me). Lipstick (addicted from the moment I slathered my mother’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
... mothers, housing to relocated defense industry workers, and education and recreation for young people who were the nation’s future soldiers and workers. What we learn from this discourse on welfare is how much its effec- tiveness was lodged in its...