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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... utilities as a terrain of political struggle from the megacities of the global south (what Mike Davis calls the “planet of slums”) to the banlieues of Paris. That struggle is embodied in the emergent practice of parkour , whose expressions this essay analyzes via their popular dissemination in films...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Gustavus Stadler This essay examines 1890s commercial audio recordings—none of which is known to exist today—that reenacted lynchings of African Americans,in particular, the mass spectacle lynching of Henry Smith of Paris, Texas, in 1893. Despite rumors that the recordings were made live, they were...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in Paris in September, and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October, in which he resigned from the French Communist Party. The editorial note places the two pieces in the context of the political currents of French colonialism at the time (on the eve of the Algerian revolution) and of Césaire's own...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire “Culture and Colonization,” which has long been unavailable in English translation, was Aimé Césaire's speech at Le Premier Congrès International des Ecrivains et Artistes Noirs, hosted by the journal Présence africaine in Paris in September 1956. The congress is one...
Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 4. Jacques Arago, “Escrava Anastacia,” from Souvenirs d'un aveugle. Voyage autour du monde , 3rd ed. (Paris: Gayet et Lebrun, 1840), vol. 1, facing p. 119. More
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Jaurès grammar school in Montfermeil (a southern suburb of Paris) and reaffirm its 1989 position. Again, in March 1994, it played a similar role in reinstating two other young girls of Turkish parents in Angers. In both cases...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Liberation Front in France (Fédération Française du Front de Libération Nationale, or FF FLN) staged a peaceful demonstration to protest a curfew arbitrarily imposed on Algerians living in Paris. The police crackdown was brutal. In the nights and days following 17 October, some fourteen thousand...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
...). 3. For different approaches to this question, see Julian Bourg, “The Red Guards of Paris: French Student Maoism of the 1960s,” History of European Ideas 31 (2004): 472 – 90; Rey Chow, Writing Diaspora: Tactics of Intervention...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the statement. Noting that UNESCO’s offices were housed in the same building that had served as the German military’s headquarters during the occupation of Paris, he observed gravely that “except only if our deliberations had taken place at Auschwitz or Dachau, there could have been no more fitting environment...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of culture. After some difficulty in obtaining a visa, Wright spent a year in France with his family as the honored guest of the government, reveling in what then impressed him as the more humane social environment of Paris. Wright had written to his editor of the friend...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... are purposefully allusive. 4. Ernest Renan, “Qu’est-ce qu’une nation?” (1882), in Discours et conférences (Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1922), 278; my translation. 5. Edward W. Said, Orientalism (New York: Pantheon Books, 1978), 307. 6. This is a huge discussion, but obviously anti-Semitism is a category...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 135–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... noir” (black books) that have emerged in France in the past decade, for instance Le livre noir du colonialisme (The Black Book of Colonialism), ed. Marc Ferro (Paris: Robert Laffont, 2003), and most notoriously Le livre noir du communisme: Crimes, terreurs et repression, ed. Stéphane...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . . . and plaster of Paris on the outside. Similarly, the ornate twenty-­four-­foot pillars that held up the amphitheater were made up of pairs of railway tracks borrowed from the railway authori- ties. Bolted together and also encased in bamboo and plaster of Paris, they presented an air...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and Paris is forthcoming from Harvard University Press. Kitty Krupat is a doctoral candidate in the American studies program at New York University and a member of the NYU Graduate Student Orga- nizing Committee–UAW. With Patrick McCreery, she is coeditor of Out Front: Building a Gay-Labor Alliance...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
...–356; Aimé Césaire, Letter to Maurice Thorez (Paris: Présence Africaine, 1957); and even Claude McKay, Harlem: Negro Metropolis (New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1940). I do not mean to ignore tendencies toward antirad...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
... critique. By the end of 1988, there were more than three thousand rap groups in Dakar; this city, in fact, is third only to Tokyo and Paris in the international hierarchy of rap music production. Wade ingeniously made use of the most valuable...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Montreal incarnation of “Scream Choir,” the performance site was crucial: the iconic Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal (Notre-Dame Basilica) in Old Montreal. As noted in a piece about the safety of Montreal's heritage churches written after Notre-Dame de Paris's burning, Montreal's basilica sees 11 million...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 81–99.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization(UNESCO). 1963 . The development of higher education in Africa . Paris: UNESCO Publishing. ____. 1999 . Statistical Yearbook 1999 . Paris: UNESCO Publishing. World Bank. 1991 . The African capacity building initiative: Toward improved...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and disclosure in the history of adoption. Cambridge:Harvard University Press. Donzelot, Jacques. 1977 . La police des familles . Paris: Minuit. Fonseca, C. 1993 . Parents et enfants dans les couches populaires brésiliennes au début du siècle: Un autre genre d'amour. Droit et cultures 25 : 41 -62...