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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of liberal freedom. The article also engages recent scholarship on the archives of slavery. Dizzyingly multinational and multilingual, the nature of illegal slavery is reflected in the plurality of its archives. Scholars must work across these multiple archives even as we recognize that the lives of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 205–209.
Published: 01 September 2009
...—problematic veering away from liberalism. It praises the plurality of thinkers and theories that the journal engaged with. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed journal. It would be peer review only in the sense that the collective would...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2014
... social life. The coauthors emphasize Muñoz’s commitment to both the production of minoritarian knowledge and the thought of plural singularity, or what this issue as a whole indexes with the name “Being With.” © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 critical university studies pluralism value-ecology evaluation Joanina Library Parables are stories of a very peculiar kind. As Franz Kafka knew, they are not quite examples of moral or political lessons, for they do not say what is or what ought...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105–121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... modernity of secular political cultures, now dias- pora dwellers no longer relinquish their premodern, because presecular, extranational affiliations. In short, newcomers threaten to undermine the traditions of individualism, pluralism, and tolerance that distinguish...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David L. Eng David L. Eng 2003 Transnational Adoption and Queer Diasporas Two Mothers David L. Eng Deann Borshay Liem’s 2000 documentary on transnational adoption, First Person Plural...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
... — and, by extension, our — elision. Muñoz repeatedly emphasizes that this process is a collective one. Throughout his discussion he writes of melancholia with plural pronouns: melancholia “helps us (re)construct identity and take our dead with us to the various battles we must wage in their...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... what he, drawing on the work of Nancy, would come to call “being singular plural.”5 Queer of color critique, I want to argue, is a performative act of methexis; not a representational optic or a standpoint epistemology, but a way of touch...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the collective subject that makes the aesthetic judgment identifying it. If all aesthetic categories propose a holding in common with others, then what is interesting about camp is its pluralization of common sense; by referencing a fragmented and dispersed social world—a world that contains multiple...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 2014
... spaceship. Its destination is the necessity of radical departure from one singular project to a vaster sense of a plural- ity of projects. The poem is now its own cultural artifact but also its own monument to the project in the projects which is always the project. Note 1. Fred Moten and...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2014
... singular plural” is a generative touchstone for José’s recent work. This ontology approaches the body not as representation, meaning, or vessel but as a being open onto a world. This openness to the world is characterized by the body’s experience Social Text...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 125–134.
Published: 01 December 2014
... is singularity ‘itself.’ ”5 For Muñoz, the “punk rock commons,” the full-­body contact of the mosh pit, exemplifies this plural singularity, the ontological condition that bespeaks the possibility and enactment of compresence orientated...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
... generally accepted Jewish and Christian framework.”10 Besides the obvious questions prompted by this pluralism about the causes for and origins of these new religions, the proliferation of different beliefs created a verificatory line of questioning: Which religion was...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... economic forces in the formation of the subject. Second, reanimating the human in Marxism in our study of queer Chinese human rights allows us to rescue China studies from a liberal framework of pluralism and “diversity.” In Marx, the labors of all human beings, measured by units of time, are...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... another in ways that felt new and unpredictable. They arrived at venues and stages where they could realize their plurality. And through punk as genre (or, more nearly, antigenre) they found a way to, in a sense, “pause” a temporal moment, allowing people hailed by a mode of negation associated...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to think and see plurally and openly. Words carry their own context and closure. When U.S. officials are asked why they do not work more closely with other countries on the war effort, they respond that they feel more comfortable with...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
... since the 1960s for this kind of new pluralism through a Scottish Parliament.11 But the other strand in the civil society tradition has not gone away: it is on the margins of power but with significant public resonance. The campaigning for a Parliament...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... , the YOUs , a plural second-person pronoun that puns on the Marxist category of use value. “Networks,” Chun writes, “are based on YOUs value: a series of interconnecting and connected YOUs. Since YOU in its plural mode still addresses individuals as individuals, networks are very different from...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... technology that demands allegiance even as it produces the center of pluralism. For we see a double-framed reality. On the one side, brightly lit and close to the hearth (invoking the home and the family), is the class- which is a racially room, a racially and gender-plural...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reconciled ethnic pluralism projected as bringing an end to violence and inequity. This remedial frame- work assumes equivalential ethnic plurality as an underlying historical truth and substructure fatally distorted by majoritarian and statist violence...