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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... were made manifest, but nowhere was that more true than in the early work of the Clash. Their 1977 cover of reggae artist Junior Murvin’s 1976 Jamaican hit “Police and Thieves” represents an unusual moment in the checkered history of white bands covering black music. The cover song has always been a...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Nayan Shah Duke University Press 2005 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom In June 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling that Nayan Shah decriminalized consensual sodomy. Lawrence and Garner...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... operate today. Arguing that the #BlackLivesMatter movement has created a persistent looking as a means of making such issues visible, Mirzoeff describes how the grand jury prosecutors turned the event into a high-definition visual space in which only physical evidence and police testimony could be trusted...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... infrastructure in the context of the terror-industrial complex, which implements technologies of policing as part of the state and toward a range of community-based approaches in the nonprofit industry. By drawing attention to the concepts of racial becoming and racial infrastructure, this intervention asks what...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... empire and reason. It exposes how love and hate are affectively policed to create a field of good and bad objects and liberal and indigenous subjects, regulated by a colonial morality that is not the cause but rather the effect of processes of repair. What are the colonial dimensions of object relations...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... themselves to the actions of a police state and sanctioned a system of apartheid governance within the boundaries of the United States. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Hailing the Twelve Million U.S. Immigration Policy, Deportation, and the Imaginary of Lawful Violence Alicia Schmidt Camacho...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... record such images. It concludes that these images partly demonstrate the forms of power that are exercised in policing the border, but they also question some of the key assumptions that sit at the heart of neoliberal trading regimes. In particular, the essay indicates how the separation of labor and...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... criminalization and the historical context of black struggles for self-determination and representation within contemporary cultural production? How is a popular hip hop song that explicitly recalls an infamous police beating, and implicitly brackets the ensuing historic urban uprising, connected to a sonic and...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... genres facilitated the cultural production of the imagined national community for the continent’s young nation-states, this emergent body of detective mysteries, police procedurals, trial dramas, and noir thrillers enlists the popular crime tale’s generic preoccupations with unchecked desire, social...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... empire and Assange’s confinement at its center show how the fight over the control of information, and those who circulate it, converges with the struggle for the control of territory, and those who police it, transverse it, and are trapped by it. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
... criminalization and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 art culture industries taste arts funding artistic labor graffiti art washing social practice We now come to a potential impasse in a project that has begun on the side of cognitive mapping, decolonial accounting...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and others seek to spread the word about the terrible things that the state is doing—about murders by police or about the effects of big pharma or the agricultural-industrial complex, for instance—on the assumption that knowledge of these things will make people angry and that people will then be...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... but, rather, a necessary openness to resistance, interpretation, and improvisation. A “scriptive thing,” like a play script, broadly structures a performance while unleashing original, live variations. Like the police in Louis Althusser's famous scenario, scriptive things leap out within a field...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Grigiropoulos was shot dead by Greek police in a narrow street of Exarcheia, a densely inhabited and much-frequented quarter in the center of Athens. Exarcheia is also a highly politicized and tightly policed quarter, considered the central territory of the “anti­ authoritarians,” groups of...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... public space is currently interdicted by new discursive and practical arrangements of policing, public safety, urban planning, and racial, gender, and class depictions that reify the dual city as an ideological Object. Mike Davis accesses this technological and penal...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Border Patrol helicopter buzzes overhead. A police car cruises down the street. The waiter, who appears to be Latino, ignores it all. Border Patrol and local police officers frequent the place. I feel their momentary scrutiny. Soon the authorities leave. A few minutes pass, then about ten people...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
...), upwardly mobile working-­class boy turned Massachusetts State police detective; Jimmy Markum (Sean Penn), streetwise kid incarcerated at nineteen and then reformed as a neighborhood store owner; and Dave Boyle (Tim Robbins), the quiet local son kidnapped by “pedophiles” and returned “damaged...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... memory of the civil war of the 1980s. But it turned out they were hiding neither remnants of that conflict nor residue of more distant tragedies. The bones were young. Police told the press they were the victims of a leader of the notorious transnational...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Press, forthcoming), examines state policing, organized crime, and migrant social movements along the integrated migratory circuit linking Central America, Mexico, and the United States. Patricia Ticineto Clough is professor of sociology and women’s studies at the Graduate Center and Queens...