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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... himself into reconciling with a brutal world, the minority man reconstitutes himself as a sadomasochistic, pathological subject who enacts violence upon himself and his dependents. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Masculinity in Crisis Nasreen’s Lajja and the Minority Man in Postcolonial South Asia...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Rudolf Mrázek Duke University Press 2006 Literature or Revolution WRITING ROBUST IN A POSTCOLONI AL METROPOLIS It is a question of building, which is at the root of the social unrest of today: Rudolf Mrázek architecture or revolution...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay proposes a brief reflection on the meanings and relevancy of postcolonialism as a keyword in contemporary cultural studies. Taking as a point of departure the well-known etymological crisis through which many scholars feel compelled to explain how...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Brent Hayes Edwards Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction THE GENRES OF POSTCOLONIALISM This issue gathers recent work in...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: Postcolonial thought and historical difference . Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Deleuze, Gilles, and Felix Guattari. 1987 . A thousand plateaus: Capitalism and schizophrenia . Translated by Brian Massumi. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Edelman, Lee. 1994 . Homographesis...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... capitalism, the postcolonial politics of migration and race problematize and elucidate some of the most urgent and dire perplexities of the contemporary European scene from the critical standpoint of transnational, intercontinental, cross-border migration. This essay proposes the urgent necessity to...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Tariq Jazeel This article uses David Scott's notion of “colonial governmentality” (from Social Text 43) to make a broader postcolonial intervention into the power structures that shape the theoretical rubrics of contemporary critical intellectual work. Advancing an argument about the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... take the human subject as its dominant object of analysis. Informed by queer, disability, critical race, and postcolonial theory, it marks a biopolitics that acknowledges how interspecies relations form the often unmarked basis upon which scholarly inquiry organizes its objects, political interventions...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in Asia and toward an understanding of how colonial and postcolonial histories on the subcontinent produce a different set of visual memories for diasporic subjects in America. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Archives of Empire Seher Shah’s Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... popular solidarity with Palestine. Far from constituting a manifesto for pan-Arab or pan-Islamic solidarity along identitarian lines, Kateb’s play gives shape to a postcolonial imaginary of emancipation that foreshadows ongoing prodemocracy struggles. Yet it also reactivates anticolonial discourse...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... deconstruction and a feminist-Marxist approach to postcolonialism, has been working with various organizations in Bangladesh for many years. Spivak first went to Bangladesh when she visited one of these rehabilitation centers while she was accompanying her mother, Sivani Chakravorty, and took photographs of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
... simultaneously local and planetary but also reconstitute culture and humanity as a whole. In the second and final part, I explore what their critical reception in American higher education reveals about the failures of postcolonial studies in the age of globalization. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Third...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... but also for ecocritics interested in the cultural ramifications of environmental efforts to preserve indigenous agricultural resources, as well as postcolonial scholars interested in identifying situated material practices that are contributing to the global struggle for the decolonization of...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... identity formations, of which Kriolu is but one, since creole emerged from a set of colonial encounters. Questions of place and belonging continue to be points of challenge for Cape Verdean residents to claim cultural and political recognition in postcolonial Portugal. Finally, the perspective of Kriolu as...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild. And...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Burlin Barr This essay offers a close reading of the Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambéty's film Hyenas and looks especially at the way the film addresses issues of development and dependency in postcolonial and contemporary Africa. Released in 1992, Hyenas is an adaptation of the Swiss writer...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael Ralph This article explores a key trope of economic stagnation and chronic joblessness in postcolonial Senegal: the image of “lazy” young men in the public sphere. This civic and moral discourse is critical of young men who allegedly drink tea “all day.” But this attitude elides the long...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael D. Rubenstein This essay argues that the public utility, particularly electricity supply, signifies powerfully as a form of social recognition, a basic human right, and a model of civic inclusion and citizenship in the modern and postcolonial Bildungsroman . James Joyce's A Portrait of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... edited volumes The Lie of the Land: English Literary Studies in India (Oxford University Press, 1992); Signposts: Gender Issues in Post-Independence India (Kali for Women, 1999); and (coedited with You-me Park) Postcolonial Jane Austen (Routledge, 2000...