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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89–107.
Published: 01 June 2016
... organizations, philanthropic foundations, and charities, what Kasfir calls “ex-colonial cultural organizations,” and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). 7 Both this exceptional visibility of African art as a global commodity and this unmistakable hegemony of the new, nongovernmental regime are, or ought to...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers are rural to urban migrant women. Consequently, neighbors reinvented themselves as moral guardians of these new arrivals while many agents and institutions, including the media and NGOs, got involved in spatial and conceptual production of the new city and its gendered citizen subjects. This essay...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... African society focused attention on meeting the needs of “the people.” Public forums of various kinds organized by national, provincial, and local government structures, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and a varied array of civic, religious, and women’s...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... indigenous mobilization that depends to a great degree on spectacle for the few successes that they have achieved (Yúdice 1998). The synergy of all these factors, in conjunction with the insertion of groups like Afro Reggae into the “global civil society” of grassroots community movements, NGOs...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... for workers’ rights has engendered a new political identity that gives voice and agency to prostitute women. The worker status of the prostitute is the crux of an ongoing debate that has generated an enormous volume of literature and increased involvement of NGOs and liberal and radical...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Fawzia Afzal-Khan Duke University Press 2001 Ahmad, Junaid. 2001. The limits of NGOs. www.pakistanlink.com/Letters/2001/Mar/16/03.html . Akhter, Humaira. 1995 . Women, paid work, controls, and resistance. In Aspects of women and development ,edited by Nighat Said Khan, Rubina Saigol...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... experiencing. Next I review some of the initiatives targeting higher education — its (potential) populations, activities, and principles —in order to show that conservatives in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and in government work together in a seamless policy-making process of issu- ing studies...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Khartoum, University of Ghana, University of the Western Cape, and the City Univer- sity of New York, as well as worked for several African NGOs and regional institutions, including the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, the United Nations Economic Commission for...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... origins contribute to what Fiona Ngô and Elizabeth Stinson have recently called its “punk anteriors,” by which they reference the historical contexts and plurality of contributory impulses to the singu- larity that was punk.2 As an object of desire and...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
... within the state. The work and infrastructures previously developed by local programs and NGOs became a key asset in the development of a centralized, effi cient, and transparent HIV/AIDS management mediating international monitoring...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 81–99.
Published: 01 June 2004
... seminars, the structural adjust- ment catechism is being taught to thousands of legislators, civil servants, university students, NGO personnel, and local businesspeople. Since the ACBF projects are aimed at training staff in government...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... government, international, and NGO institutions in Ramallah. Since the eruption of the second intifada in 2000, and with the deepening of the new spatial regime consisting of the Wall and the dense network of checkpoints and barriers, increasing numbers of hitherto commuting employees of Ramallah...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... potentially undemocratic role is emerging for the state as the enforcer of decisions and outcomes which emerge from world markets, transnational ‘private interest governments,’ and international quango-like [quasi-autonomous NGO] regimes” (258). The competition state is characterized by its pur- suit...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... nations and regions partially or fully administered by U.S. government and governance agencies (by the U.S. armed forces, or State Department funding bureaus such as USAID, but also, more loosely, by the private corporations and NGOs to which state functions are increasingly outsourced...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Bajorek and Toscano, meanwhile, expand the purview of cultural logic to global and planetary arenas. Bajorek considers the reflexive awareness of the “NGO aesthetic” as it is inscribed into and challenged by African artworks that cognitively remap the terrain of contemporary cultural logic. Toscano’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., gimme” is the performance of a voracious desire to have more than this. It can be understood on the level of an individual, and as a response to Ronald Reagan’s America and to California; however, as Fiona I. B. Ngo has suggested, the LA punk scene in general can be understood as a semi...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... implementation of a plan.”23 At this late juncture in the history of the world as exhibition, one also fnds that normative representations of what is recognized and represented as resistance in occupied Palestine cater to tourists and spectators from afar. With respect to the related context of NGO...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... conveying medical ideology.22 Things do not begin or end with rural women. Their forms of speech are mimetic of language used in NGO and state programs and found in training modules, where talk about cleanliness, reproduction, and partici...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
... In contrast, in “Cultural Talk in the Hot Peace” (1998), Spivak distinguishes between the rhetoric of neoliberal NGOs and other, more productive political movements and consciousnesses that offer a vision of a more ethical world, that...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Bengali Brahmin woman want- ing to claim it. It was good to see that place in Mymensingh, but it did not mean anything to me. I am from Calcutta. Bangladesh is not known except by NGOs. Wish Mother was alive as she would be able to give...