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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... legislative, technological, and societal surveillance and policing is the wholesale sanctioning of already present but unoffi cially sanctioned racial discrimination against Sikhs, espe- cially turbaned Sikhs, and Muslims. That is, the Anti-Terrorism Act, the detentions of more than fi ve thousand Muslims...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jasbir K. Puar; Amit S. Rai Duke University Press 2002 Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots How are gender and sexuality central to the current “war on...
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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 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Left can create change through enlightenment. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Claudia Rankine Dana Schutz memes police terrorism Weird Facebook When we participate in social movements, we’re often trying to expose the state. Or sometimes we’re exposing corporations: big...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rosalind C. Morris Duke University Press 2002 Theses on the Questions of War: History, Media, Terror Why does the history of the East appear as a history of religions? Rosalind C. —Karl Marx...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... belonging and citizenship outside of the state and its terrorizing governance: the 2012 Dreamers Adrift’s video The Legalities of Being , by Yosimar Reyes and Julio Salgado; the 2007 migrant rights anthem “Pal Norte,” by Calle 13, the Orishas, and Don Cheto; and the massive responses on social media to a...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 257–262.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Allen Feldman As viewed through the lens of work published in Social Text on the governmentality of terror] this essay proposes that the trope of the terrorist signals the departure of a reliable and calculable enemy and the “unleashing of the incommensurable— that we now know as asymmetric war, as...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... reduce the vitality of black people an average of eight years. The measures are there to prove the systemic reduction of life chances as much as the outright elimination of persons of a group, to prove that economic terrorism, as well as police terrorism, claims its victims. But the measures will, in our...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
.../racial terror — in the racial table where (black) means suffering and (white) freedom or (black) means nonvalue and (white) value. Taking a shortcut with Fanon, foregrounding the exposition of the violence that constitutes the colonial space, this paper announces a praxis designed to clear the ethical...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Emily Drumsta; Keith P. Feldman This article addresses a critical inflection point in the history of the long War on Terror: Israel’s 1992 deportation of over four hundred Palestinians to the “no-man’s-land” between Israel and Lebanon, and the camp that the deportees fashioned for the better part...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... language, he pleads for balancing the scales of racial justice with an eye toward a day of accounting. Black Muslim speech, he argues, calls out the moral crime of white racial terror against black life, though its catalytic role in what we now call the civil rights era remains under-documented. Baldwin...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... formations. The caterpillar imagined in the memo reveals a logic of security that attempts to redistribute the affective violence of terrorism by producing fear in the detainee and targeted populations, while simultaneously confirming a racialized equation of torture and truth. The article situates this...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... criminals, had an entirely different effect, permitting local governments and law enforcement agents to appropriate the instruments of counter-­terrorism to incite racial terror.42 Social Text 105 • Winter 2010 13 The Arkansas police...
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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 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 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 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... violence that law makes possible. But now it is the force of law that has grown arbitrary, that speaks a logic Fragment on Kropotkin and Giuliani 11 It is well of the arbitrary. The bombs drop and the police shoot. It is all terror and...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Olympics and Greece’s international engagements in the “war against terror”) that endangers the people and their rights. Recurring police abuse carried out with impunity signals institutionalized hostility to citizens and immigrants alike...
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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...