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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
... from the nineteenth century was complicated and enriched by the emergence in the twentieth century of successive instantiations of culture within mass communications, signifying systems, and subaltern cultural productions generated out of decolonization and further class struggle. The picture...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
...), which names coercive drug treatment centers run by and for the informal working poor. In putting the ethnography of an anexo in dialogue with Reygadas’s film, this article develops a picture of precarious sociality in contemporary Mexico, one shaped by neoliberal reform and drug-related violence...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the Muslim other. “Captions of an unstable cityscape,” the Christ pictures do not stand alone on the ruins of the recent war.1 In the postwar city they are part of a dynamic “interocu- lar” field where apparitions, print media, and the painted versions and spin-offs of print examples cycle seamlessly...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., in the deepest possible way I am dedicated to “entering the protocols of their episteme,” attempting to inhabit the often-­metaphorical syncategoremes that link their presuppositions, as one enters the text one reads, which is a very different thing. As you will see, these pictures are poor pictures...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of European culture and civilization” and a “disgrace” and “degradation” of the white race.2 It gives no indication of the fact that, eleven years later, the child pictured in this photograph was sterilized as one of the so-called Rhineland bastards vilified both in the interwar years and later...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. book sprint collective writing globalism neoliberalism We need to tell a (different) story. The advent of modernity, a dead philosopher writes, is marked by the idea that the world can be conceived as a picture...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... visible that which cannot otherwise be seen. In this context there is also a lack of consent by the bodies being visualized and, arguably, this lack of consent constitutes an important element in the meaning of the images that it produces. The pictures that these technologies produce...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ; and Keith, Colfax Massacre . 7 Dunbar-Ortíz, Loaded , 120 . 8 Quotes from Taylor, “Report to the President,” 486 . Also quoted in Sandweiss, “Still Picture, Moving Stories,” 158 . 9 Sandweiss, “Still Picture, Moving Stories,” 160 . 10 The summit was labeled “Harney Peak...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... identified in pre – World War II Germany as the “world picture.” In his 1938 lecture, Heidegger discerned an intimate rela- tion between the rise of the “world picture” (Weltbild) and the concomitant rise of the “world view” (Weltanschauung) as an analytic through which technological modernity comes...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... sarcastically congratulated the lynch mob for “thoughtfully ha[ving] a phonograph on hand to perpetuate a dying man’s last words.”7 • According to a local newspaper, a phonograph exhibitor was kicked out of Colorado Springs in 1898 for an exhibit featuring “pictures...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 85–108.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and there from the introductions to the anthologies themselves. The picture that emerges is one where libera- tionist politics is never too distant from racism, and where the paradise of culture is revealed for the hungry sex it truly contains. First and foremost, there is Winston Leyland—a fixture...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., calibrated (at least at this point in time) to the national-popular. Get Out , in other words, is also a symptom of the clash between the world picture of the globalizing culture industries — the planetary bottom line — and what Denise Ferreira da Silva has termed the “global idea of race.” 4 In a first...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Square. You bring your two-year-old, who sits on your shoulders, chocolate brown hands clasped in your white grip. People give you looks—not unfriendly ones. There are pictures of Trayvon on many of the signs. Who’s that black boy, the child asks. His name is Trayvon, you say. Why is his picture...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., the framing and commodification of black women, in answer to new fears and new racial fantasies, takes new and virulent form. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Smoking Habaneras, or A Cuban Struggle with Racial Demons Jill Lane I first saw an object similar to the one pictured on the following...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... constructed terror narrative looks for names, accents, and assim- ilation as an indicator of whether the “wogs” are here to roll an honest bur- rito or blow up the world trade center. African-Americans complicate the picture because the deportation solution collapses. The sleeping ghosts...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of a political attack to bring older women under patriarchal control.4 Although even children were occasionally executed 66 Leola A. Johnson as witches, most witches were mature women, and many were conspicu- ously old. Pictures of witches show them with hanging dugs, symbolizing...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 7–26.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., in the prison system and in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers, where I have seen pictures of forty to fifty caged young people, sick, despairing, lying on the floor, with a sign on the cage that says something like “Boys 17–18.” And of all the images that form the prehistory...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... — Roland Barthes, “Lesson in Writing” (1968) Speech, to the telephone engineer, is a commodity that must be picked up in one place and delivered promptly, cheaply, and in good condition in another. — D. W. Farnsworth, “High-Speed Motion Pictures of the Human Vocal...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to the grand jury but have still not been released. However, there are informal pictures of his body in the street taken by local residents that can make up this deficiency. He appears as a big, chubby boy, recognizably very young, not a hard-­bodied football...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of History . Boston : Beacon Press . Trowbridge J. T. 1868 . A Picture of the Desolated States; and the Work of Restoration, 1865–1868 . Hartford, CT : L. Stebbins . quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=AFJ8851 . Recovering Fugitive Freedoms...