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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... native-born citizens. On the other hand, the presence of Filipinos in America has provided labor in key industries from agriculture to nursing. Filipino America has always been a transnational social formation whose history, economy, and culture reflect the interrelated histories of the Philippines and...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jane Elliott; Gillian Harkins This essay introduces the special issue “Genres of Neoliberalism,” which considers the relationship between neoliberalism and aesthetic formations across a range of sites, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Kenya, Mali, the Philippines, and the...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... global neoliberalism as exemplified in the cinema of Jia Zhangke and Brillante Mendoza and situated within the regional context shared by China and the Philippines. I look at the practices of attention of these filmmakers and the specific forms of rendering what I call “life-times” of disposability, life...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): np.
Published: 01 December 2009
... colonialism and transla- tion, especially with regard to the Philippines, including The Promise of the Foreign: Nationalism and the Technics of Translation in the Spanish Philippines (Duke University Press), “The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Poli- tics in the Contemporary Philippines,” Public...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... strug- gling Republic of the Philippines for 20 million dollars, paid to the belea- guered Spanish Empire. Figure 1 is an iconic representation of the savage Filipino race from the illustrated travel book United States Colonies and...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
... for National Democracy. A record of the legal struggles of the 1960s in the Philippines, the book identifies the primary problems ailing the country, namely, semicolonialism, semifeudalism, and bureaucrat capitalism. Why these figures and books...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): np.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: Philippine Historical Experience and the Makings of Globalization (Duke University Press) and Fantasy- Production: Sexual Economies and Other Philippine Consequences for the New World Order (Hong Kong University Press and Ateneo de Manila University Press). Livia Tenzer is the managing...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Black Lives Matter movement? How could it not resound with the plaints of groups targeted by other states under the direct protection and patronage of the United States, such as Israel and the Philippines? “History has shown that the racist theory of government of the USA is not the private affair of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... hundred years later, as the United States was bombing Iraq and POTUS Bush was upholding Philippine democracy as a model for the regime change (declaring the genocidal US colonizing war against the Philippines, which formally ended in 1903, a political success), Filipino workers were put to work in...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Republic of the Philippines shifted from rescuing Filipinos from Spain’s imperial rule to brutally defeating an inferior race of brown people who were unworthy or unqualified for sovereignty. Despite this, African American soldiers and their Black supporters overwhelmingly defended the racist, colonial...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... discourse (Anne McClintock, Ann Laura Stoler), Balce traces a “porno-tropics” that figures colonialist representations of indigenous femininity in the “imperial archipelago” of the Philippines. Reading travel literature, photography, and imperial ethnography with a postcolonial eye, Balce seeks to...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in New York City since 1996. De Leon, from CAAAV’s Women Workers Project, and Alam, from Andolan: Organizing South Asian Workers, were both domestic workers. De Leon was a Filipina domestic worker who left the Philippines at the age of twenty-three to work in Hong Kong and was then brought to the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... thousands of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council, for instance, are indebted to recruiting agencies that transport them from their countries of origin (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines) to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bah-rain, or Oman, where they work under...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Stephanie C. Kane, Eden Medina, and Daniel M. Michler From Talcahuano, Chile, to Tohoku, Japan, from Far Rockaway, New York, to Tacloban, Philippines, communication infrastructures collapse in the immediacy of hydrological disaster.1 An effect of the distracted proliferation of technological...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... In late 1996, several months before Brian took his own life, I was back in Durham for my partner Neferti Tadiar’s thesis defense, after hav- ing been in the Philippines for almost two years. I was sitting on the grass and, though I don’t quite...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., which Walt uses most frequently throughout the flm, marks a long-­ standing history of US military aggression in the Pacifc Rim. Paul A. Kramer surmises that the term was coined during America’s colonial rule in the Philippines (1898 – 1946).8 In “Gook...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... nation of the Phil- ippines but also the translocal scenes of Filipino America, geographically disparate places that are the shared results of a history of US-­Philippine relations. Tropical renditions are not prescriptive or taxonomic. Instead, by recognizing the limits of previous designations...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., exploitation and profit. From Brazil to China, Colombia, Egypt, India, and the Philippines, damming rivers becomes the sine qua non for the leap into modernity, even while the colonial infrastructures of damming drain the life they are supposedly designed to facilitate. Framed in terms of scarcity, water...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... these slave ships, to the prisoners shipped to the settler colonies, to the mass migrations of industrialisation in the Americas, to the indentured slaves from India, China, and Java, to the trucks and boats leading north across the Mediterranean or the Rio Grande, to oneway tickets from the Philippines...