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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
...,’” Julio Salgado's oeuvre, and Yosimar Reyes's #UndocuJoy , it is argued that undocumented queer subjects living under a landscape of debility and a climate of negative affect diagnose contemporary tactics of debility deployed as frames of illegality, securitization, and biopoliticization...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and change by both parties in the 2008 election suggests that people may be fatigued by all this depression. However, negative affects like depression are not just an effect of external political and economic events, nor are affects necessarily...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 161–165.
Published: 01 December 2014
... affects, of “feeling brown,” inveighs against the ways in which queers of color are continually made to bear the burden of psychic negativity, with performance as a field of acts and relations engaging with its social and political effects, and with affective communion and community as a source for its...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... citizenship.8 In his influential article “ ‘Chico, What Does It Feel Like to Be a Problem?’ The Transmission of Brownness,” Muñoz argued that, rather than abandoning the negative affects of minoritarian sub- jects, sociality could be radically altered...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
... to Jameson’s argument about the waning of affect. 68 Ngai, Ugly Feelings , 295 . The “stuplime” is a flat, fatigued degeneration of the sublime: “This term allows us to invoke the sublime—albeit negatively, since we infuse it with thickness or even stupidity—while detaching it from its spiritual...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... The psychoanalyst Silvan Tomkins suggests that the physical manifestation of the negative affect of “Fear-Terror” is superficially similar or even indistin- guishable to that of “Surprise-Startle,” which, as a “Resetting” affect, functions...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
...—is the enduring hallmark of his work. The flow of black visuality Jafa so masterfully curates in each of these four works creates complex links of affective kinship—links that are differentially embraced or rejected, though not as family in any conventional sense. It is a kinship produced through the negative...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
... contact over a Freudian model of pain and ego formation in response to recent reevaluations of negative affect in queer theory. So far, a simultaneously psychoanalytic and historicist loss—perhaps replacing or subsuming struc...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... went to jail for cocaine use out of any proportion to their representation among drug-using pregnant women.30 The ways the criminalization of these women negatively affected their children and their families was a notably understudied...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
... investments. The legacy of the little girl’s severed history with the negative-Oedipal mother is one in which the affective bonds to the phallic nonlacking mother are melancholically transformed from intense love to magnified...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Forms (2015). Copyright © Duke University Press 2016 postmodernism late capitalism theory affect Marxism The series you are alluding to [ The Poetics of Social Forms ] was always planned that way. I mean, I started with utopias, that is, science fiction and the future; then I went...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... reading practices leave open an interpretative space for other affective and cognitive possibilities.17 They offer alternative ways of negotiating negativity and surviving loss, in Robyn Wiegman’s words, “to build small worlds of sustenance that cultivate...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... The comedown is composed of what Shane Vogel describes as an “eventology of the ordinary,” which permits us to think of the comedown as affectively rendered within the everyday, making the everyday eventful.4 Meanwhile, the ordinariness of the comedown’s event...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... political change by providing spaces of hope in dark times, the articles in this collection simultaneously acknowledge the negative affects associated with care. Because radical care is inseparable from systemic inequality and power structures, it can be used to coerce subjects into new forms...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: screaming, crying, and, in a sense, oversharing. Short asks, What if these ostensibly mad acts could be modes of a trans/queer art of public emotion? So far, though, Short's projects have leaned, slightly or drastically, toward what we tend to think of as negative affects: pain, rage, crying, and constraint...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... collected, accounts for roughly 10 percent of all inmates. See Eric B. Elbogen et al., “Criminal Justice Involvement, Trauma, and Negative Affect in Iraq and Afghanistan War Era Veterans,” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 80, no. 6 (2012): 1097 – 102. A study based on interviews...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... These bodyscapes enable me to postulate the notion of negative anatomo-politics, which I understand as the coordination of the disciplinary effects and social control of an abnormalization strategy that works through new uses of social violence and an unsymbolizable residue: “cruelty” with no ideological...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
... concerned about finances. What he cared about was principle. He worried that “the fundamental academic enterprise would be negatively affected in a number of different ways.” Specifically, he argued, “the issue is flexibility and the role of the professor as mentor, guide and sometimes colleague.”15...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of the late 1970s and early 1980s, reimagining and, to some degree, refunctioning the history of the early Los Angeles punk rock scene in an effort to better understand what queer negativity might mean. The essay proposes that negativity can be strangely utopian while simultaneously dystopian. It can...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... imperialism across the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, with specific attention to the performative effects of photography. Recent debates on the uses of the archive in contemporary photography highlight the affective qualities of iconic national or personal images. However, Shah's work resists...