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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ticineto Clough; Craig Willse Drawing from theories of affect economies as well as discussion of biopolitical distributions of life and death, this essay explores the public mediation of gendered security and national security in terms of a political branding that circulates notions of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brian Larkin This paper examines the debate between Fredric Jameson and Aijaz Ahmad in articles that appeared in Social Text 15 (1986) and Social Text 17 (1987) over the status of national allegory in third-world literature. It argues that national allegory can be produced not from authorial...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... national language that required the reorganization of the nation's linguistic diversity into a hierarchy of languages resulting in the emergence of a monolingual hegemony. However, this American notion of translation as monolingual assimilation was always contested, and we can see its limits in the context...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 1 James Roberts’s valuation return. National Archives of the United Kingdom, PRO 10/15. Figure 1. James Roberts’s valuation return. National Archives of the United Kingdom, PRO 10/15. More
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... a fait surgir ce qui était à la fois très profond et invisible:Les fondements mystiques et mythiques de l'appartenance nationale. Libération , 20 July. Morsy, Magali. 1993 . Demain, l'islam de France . Paris: Editions Mame. Mosse, George. 1985 . Nationalism and sexuality . Madison...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Lindsay Paterson Duke University Press 2000 ST 65.05 Paterson 11/8/00 2:26 PM Page 109 Civil Society ENLIGHTENMENT IDEAL AND DEMOTIC NATIONALISM...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... 1991 . Imagined communities:Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism . London:Verso. Balibar, E. 2001. Citizenship without a preexisting community. Lecture delivered at Bard College, 19 March 2001. www.bard.edu/hrp/events2000/balibar-transcript.htm . Basu, T., et al. 1993 . Khaki...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 7–24.
Published: 01 June 2003
... nation-state: Palestine and the critique of nationalism. New Formations 45 (winter): 54 -71. Hout, Shafik al-. 1993 . Interview. Middle East Report 184 (September-October): 19 . Jayyusi, Salma, ed. 1992 . Anthology of Modern Palestinian Literature . New York: Columbia University Press...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., especially capitalist hegemony. Ultimately, these women's experiences indicate how the transnational flows of ideas and resources shape responses to marginalization in ways that discourage transformational politics. Duke University Press 2008 “City of Whores” Nationalism, Development, and Global...
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Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1 Candice Lin, Birth of a Nation , 2008. Watercolor on paper, 44 × 54 in. Courtesy of the artist and Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles Figure 1. Candice Lin, Birth of a Nation, 2008. Watercolor on paper, 44 × 54 in. / Courtesy of the artist and Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles More
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Patrick Leary This essay explores the politics of representation in contemporary Venezuelan television, which in its mainstream forms has produced an urban imaginary that models national citizenship on the geographic, class, and racial divisions of the Venezuelan metropolis. The nation's...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... soldiers because they sought to defend themselves from mob violence at the hands of White soldiers and civilians. Despite this, the nation’s strident racism did not prevent Blacks from seeking entry into the armed forces. This article explains why African Americans willingly risked their lives to support...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kamran Asdar Ali In contrast to various dominant representational themes through which Pakistan's history is rendered intelligible to many (Islam, Muslim nationalism), this essay particularly focuses on a debate surrounding the question of morality (“pure or perverse literature”) connected to short...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Sunaina Maira; Magid Shihade This essay explores hip hop produced by Palestinian youth within the 1948 borders of Israel, a site that reveals some of the most acute contradictions of nationalism, citizenship, and settler colonialism. It focuses primarily on the pioneering Palestinian hip-hop group...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... imposed on African nation-states by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank’s structural adjustment programs. African creative artists have long tempted their local readerships with the tales of moral corruption, guile, and hard-boiled individualism that are the stock-in-trade of pulp fiction, but...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... The song “Guantanamera” is a quasi-officially Cuban cultural and national artifact, though in fact its history of composition, performance, and recording reveals it to be a remarkably unstable and fluid text. The site, the U.S. naval base on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, continues into 2007 to challenge...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 81–102.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Karl F. Swinehart Colla and camba are two racialized, regionally indexical, and contrasting stereotypic characterological figures of Bolivian national personhood. This paper examines the enregisterment of an other-centric rendition of the colla register through an analysis of stylized performances...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... regimes, relations, and forms of debt, and in particular through debt imperialism. Debt imperialism is a kind of temporal exception. It is a multiscalar process through which the United States imposes imperial power by rolling over its significant national debt indefinitely and not conforming to the...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jasbir K. Puar “Transgender rights are the civil rights issue of our time.” So stated Vice President Joe Biden just one week before the November 2012 election. This article critically reframes calls such as this by foregrounding a historical trajectory not celebrated by national LGBT groups or...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... fundamentally bio-political insofar as it engenders the conditions of possibility for displacement through the transformations it effects on the traditional nation state, and then offers a salve for displacement through the empty form of humanitarian law. Between the abdication of national responsibility and...