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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 75–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Incorporation of the Palestinian Minority by the Israeli State, 1948 –1970 ON THE NATURE, TRANSFORMATION, AND CONSTRAINTS OF COLLABORATION Although widely...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Ernst Haeckel, “Chiroptera.” Lithograph from Kunstformen der Natur ( Art Forms of Nature , 1904). Ernst Haeckel, “Chiroptera.” Lithograph from Kunstformen der Natur (Art Forms of Nature, 1904). More
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... asked, did Sloane's natural history profit from its engagement with African slavery, and upon what techniques did it depend for its authoritative depiction of plant species? Of special interest is the relationship between description and illustration in his published Natural History of Jamaica (1707...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... lie two approaches toward the word culture : (1) gaining mastery over one's natural surroundings and human nature; and (2) caring for and preserving nature that the human power simultaneously destroys. These approaches are not without negative aspects: American culture, based on the idea of taming...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... historical epoch and as human beings' increasing technical mastery over nature. In its historical sense, the Enlightenment has been victorious in the United States, where free and equal citizens engage in market exchanges as free agents, without feudal and precapitalist residues. Examining the concept of...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., it makes visible and intelligible some unarticulated and unarticulable assumptions about bioscience as a natural and exclusive framework for comprehending and addressing HIV/AIDS. In particular, it suggests that the bioscientific paradigm “immunity,” which lies at the very center of HIV/AIDS, might...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ashley Dawson Social Text contributors have approached the environmental crises of the last several decades by exploring the constitution of a second nature. If, that is, the environment furnishes particular societies with a specific set of obstacles and possibilities, this original natural realm...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... global finance, to name a few, as parts of the same story. Yet in leaning on bioscientific discourses that explain disease causality as naturally occurring within individual bodies (which may also be aggregated into populations), they concomitantly assume that boundaries we use to divide up the world are...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alberto Toscano This article revisits the problematic of the cognitive mapping of capital by probing the affinity between two representational predicaments: the depopulated nature of images of human-altered landscapes in the “new topographics” photography and its epigones, and the current debate...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... epistemological and moral assumptions about personhood, the nature of belief, the substance of religion as somehow equating to belief (a highly contestable assertion), and what it is reasonable for a sincerely religious person to believe and do. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault, Leerom Medovoi, and José...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... media both perpetuates biases and cultivates freedom, also reflecting the social nature of recent occupied movements. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Hong Kong Hannah Arendt social media social movement B/L The increasingly significant roles social media has played in recent...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
...) lack of self-acceptance and self-assertion. These new coming out narratives at once both disavow and point to the continued presence of heteronormativity and queer oppression in everyday life. They also index widespread adherence not only to a neoliberal model of the self as transparent and naturally...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sought to naturalize the stark racial categories by which Cuba then lived, even as the images illuminated the realities of—and white anxieties about—interracial sex and its primary cultural and biological product: mestizaje . I link this historical backdrop to “her” return in the present day, after a...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... skin. We move, we act by not seeing, by not watching how we move. Nothing is more alien to us than the transparent bodies of box jellyfish. Our sensibility is turned outward. Our feet are long and set parallel; they are made to move on ahead. Nature is revealed to us through movement into it and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 169–170.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, Sohnya Sayres, and Toby Miller discuss the reasons why Social Text is not a peer-reviewed journal and shed light on the nature of collective meetings. The conversation around the submissions and commissions at the meetings was ephemeral but also constituted a...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Haraway, are “fleshly material-semiotic presences”: not a metaphor, a substitute or surrogate, and at the same time not the name of a discrete material otherness (what sometimes gets called nature). Their designation as both material and semiotic suggests a way to think about this case as a meaningful...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Estuar Reyes The presence of Filipinos as corporeal and discursive subjects within both America and Asian America has long been contested. On one hand, the dynamic juridical status of Filipinos in America has ranged from American colonial subjects and American nationals to naturalized and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Text contributors tended to do after 1989, the authors reflect upon the dynamic and historically contingent nature of revolutionary consciousness, change, and culture that is ongoing. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the Third World imagined a decolonizing world system, which allowed them to rethink culture and humanity as historical categories. To describe the nature of the world system of decolonization, I consider three foundational works that saw print following the historic Bandung Conference in 1955...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ashley Dawson Contemporary modes of biopolitical manipulation and commodification entail a radically new political economy of nature, a wholesale shift from the laws of biological evolution and development that have subtended much of the temporal imagination of modernity. In place of the notions of...