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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alicia Schmidt Camacho This essay argues that the failures of U.S. immigration enforcement institutions functioned as a strategic policy from 2003 to 2010, when the undocumented population in the United States reached an unprecedented twelve million people. The author examines how the so-called...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 182–187.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Fred Moten; Stefano Harney Policy is the imposition of insecurity, the oppressive regulation of the plans and operations by which the objects of policy anticipate and object to policy. These are notes toward an understanding of policy that also take up the question of whether it is inevitable...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Joel Beinin Duke University Press 2003 The Israelization of American Middle East Policy Discourse It is dimly possible to imagine that the September 11, 2001, attacks on the Joel Beinin World Trade Center and the Pentagon could have provided an occasion to begin...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
...David M. Brennan Duke University Press 2003 Enron and Failed Futures POLICY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE WAKE OF ENRON’S COLLAPSE Bankruptcies...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Richard Maxwell Richard Maxwell 2005 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Surveillance: Work, Myth, and Policy Go back to work...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
...María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo The Central American refugee crisis has been aggravated by the Trump administration’s policies, but this administration certainly did not precipitate it. The first half of this article examines the determinant role US policy played—and continues to play...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 105–123.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Negar Razavi Abstract In recent years, a growing number of experts claiming personal and familial ties to the Middle East have joined elite foreign policy think tanks in Washington, DC, in an effort to shape US policy debates on this complex region. Based on more than two years of ethnographic...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... insights into how responses to the disease are situated within the landscape of neoliberal discourses and policies, revealing the fissures and inconsistencies of neoliberalism. As communities mobilize varied local, national, and international networks of support to reshape the fields of power, they draw...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of these uncategorized biographies are about white people, these biographies are not categorized by ethnicity because policies require reliable sources to do so. These sources do not exist for white people because whiteness is a social construct that has historically been treated as a transparent default. Thus...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... revolutionary experiences, especially those in Latin America. The reality of these processess permanently debunked the developmentalism of Euro-American Marxist theory that privileged a model of revolutionary agency stubbornly identified with urban, industrial labor. The cultural and sexual policies...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... There are three major aspects of the articulation of the present/absent in ’48 Palestinian hip hop that we discuss: the critique of official narratives and state policies that rupture Israeli mythologies of democracy and inclusion; the rewriting of the ambiguity and alienation of being Palestinians from “’48...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of gradual but progressive growth that characterized the industrial age, extreme, fractal changes increasingly characterize our biopolitical age. We live in an era of catastrophic time. If most policy makers seem intent on ignoring or exacerbating the perils of the Anthropocene age, popular culture...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., but it was not until after the implementation of neoliberal governance policies beginning in the early 1980s that popular crime works began to overshadow the social and historical realist narratives and bildungsromans that dominated African literary production from the late colonial era. Where those genres facilitated...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... savage social inequality and a bifurcated labor market as individual mental functions whose ideal type is corporate decision making; it also aids the transition to corporate control of education itself. Following this trope from the realm of cultural logic to public policy allows us to watch...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Leyla Savloff This article discusses two intertwined forms of care that engage with incarcerated women in Argentina. First, it examines the consequences of a policy change that allows incarcerated women who are pregnant and/or caregivers of small children to serve their time at home. Institutional...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
... project of rethinking justice in light of the critique of the liberal individual who is the bearer of rights. Debility, disability, care, labor, and value form a complex assemblage that shapes policies, bodies, and personhood. Putting disability and debility in relation to each other creates perverse sets...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-income, and disabled populations as drains on the state, reframing this discourse as a potential site of coalition among antiracist, anticapitalist, and feminist disability politics. Whereas antiwelfare policy cast independence as a national ideal, this analysis of the welfare mother elaborates a version...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the current socioecological system. While explicitly challenging planetary ecocide and climate-change effects, these forms of insurgency target all policies that make the urban condition yet more precarious, demonstrating that climate mobilization is inherently intersectional. The focus here is on the urban...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Inderpal Grewal; Dipin Kaur; Sasha Sabherwal Abstract This article examines the shifting nature of patriarchy and gender among Sikhs in Indian Punjab through the 1980s and into the 1990s in relation to the Indian state's counterinsurgent policies and practices. The authors’ research reveals...