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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... are rerouted into spaces like the barrack-­yards and the favelas, where the excluded, the motley who become black, con- gregate. It is within these spaces that they reassemble themselves in and through the criminalized aesthetic sociality of blackness. Here, motleyness or blackness and its unruly...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the perspective of the black, and the fantasy of survival even in living death. And just as the zombie is so doubled and divided, so too is the figure of shipping, as Fred Moten and Stefano Harney remind us in “Logisticality, or the Shipped”: From the motley crew who followed in the red wakes of these slave...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of racial categorization.49 For this reason, ghettos become the focal point of intense regulation, but the process of brutally containing this sociality only serves to further animate its pro- duction: “Here, what is understood as motleyness is now hidden...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... over several days. Early each morning, thirty fighters gather to face the sun and silently pray. Three men make up the first row of this motley group: Karthi, Supreet, and Ganesh Kumar, the film’s stunt master. Someone breaks a lime and squeezes its...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
... government are not the only perpetrators of this form of neoliberal violence; they also include a motley of mostly white gay 142 Martin F. Manalansan IV scholars from both sides of the political spectrum. For example, in the Taking this logic much...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
...—something Du Bois would teach us about as he came to understand the global color line. (I recommend the unmatched work of Nahum Chandler on Du Bois here.) These global supply chains and the way they are labored, most especially by African slave labor, by the motley crew, and by indentured colonial labor...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... white women, who were unevenly credentialed, primarily nonmedical professionals, academics, and reformers. This motley set of credentials characterizes not just the founding figures of the field, which one might necessarily expect not to have been credentialed in it; hardly any self-professed sexologist...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2023
... forms of domination, climate change, and contemporary financial relations of dependence. 51 While Mia Motley, the prime minister of Barbados, works to force banks from wealthier nations to be accountable for the damage that their nations have produced, sweat endures as an undercurrent...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of the “motley crew” that Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Redikker write of in The Many-Headed Hydra, a shipboard proletariat of sailors, slaves, and pirates who circulated radical ideologies from port to port. But the worldwide system of migratory...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... anecdotal, specifics about their training reveal intricate systems of inde- pendent learning. Self-training requires an innate talent for improvisa- tion: one has to assemble a motley combination of teaching aids, be they passed down from family members...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... relationships with employees and learned their rationales for throwing it all away. And in addition to my work with Food Not Bombs, I have developed extensive relationships with, and learned a lot about the rhythms of the commercial waste stream from, Dumpster-­diving urban scavengers — a motley cat...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... noted, “were swarming with people whose ‘get up’ would have made an anchorite smile.” Coloring the motley scene was “an infinite variety of sashes, cockades, flags, and mystic emblems of the brethren of the ‘mystic tie5...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is to be maintained with round-­the-­clock vigilance. The contributions to financial funds vary from the free information provided in investment clubs like Motley Fool to the higher risked and priced debts of those considered more likely to default. The fateful mortgage-­backed securities and collateralized...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
... derives much of its humor from portraying ostensibly generic critiquing a queer and unmarked tract houses and strip malls as “blinged-out” ethnicized lairs for the film’s motley characters. Chinatown tchotchkes, lowriding developmental minitrucks, and ghetto baroque...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that recounting examples of black achievement in both antiquity and modernity would form a bulwark of counterevidence against deeply entrenched ideas about black inferiority.2 By the twentieth century, this motley assortment of historical documentation coalesced into a desire among many black collectors...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2024
... known literary documentation of protests against Columbia's early expansion plans. Pharr's novel highlights how, under the self-declared organizational leadership of an interracial, queer couple, the motley SRO residents refuse to be treated as disposable excess. They collectively demand their basic...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... face’s emerald eye, like a fractured crystal (see fig. 1 ). Six panels of a broken iris refract six radically different profiles, each separated from the next by jagged lines. We are caught between two looks: the searing glare of the crystalline eye and the shocked stares of the motley crew...
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