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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . 2005 . How the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Bassett Thomas J. 1998 . “Indigenous Mapmaking in Intertropical Africa.” In The History of Cartography, vol. 2, bk. 3, Cartography in the Traditional African, American...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... women:Understanding Ambedkar's viewpoint. In B. R. Ambedkar: Study in law and society, edited by S. Mohammed. Jaipur: Rawat. Foucault, M. 1980 . Power/knowledge:Selected interviews and other writings, 1972-1977 . Edited by Colin Gordon. New York: Pantheon. Gramsci, A. [1971] 1996 . Selections from the...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Charlie Eaton Duke University Press 2002 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power The progressive American student movement has proved itself one of our Charlie Eaton country’s most powerful political forces over the last seventy years. Although now...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Settler colonialism depends on a mode of popular sovereignty that serves primarily as a diffusion of the necropolitical power of the colonizing polity rather than as a check on the tyranny of the state. Through a consideration of an assemblage of unlikely contemporary objects—Glenn Beck's 2013 keynote...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., attempts a totalizing notion of an alleged extremity of modern power. I am concerned with how this Western humanist conception of massive fatality begins to induce, but cannot fully engage, a delineation of the violences, exterminations, and fatalities encompassed by the long preceding, long following...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ellen McLarney James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time explores the power of Black Muslim speech, what he calls an “idiom” that recognizes and conveys the truth of the black experience in America. Baldwin writes that the tone of this language “is as familiar to me as my own skin,” suggesting not just a...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
...David J. Phillips Duke University Press 2005 From Privacy to Visibility CONTEXT, IDENTITY, AND POWER IN UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Çağatay Topal Duke University Press 2005 Global Citizens and Local Powers SURVEILLANCE IN TURKEY The Basic Characteristics of MERNI˙S Çag˘atay...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the military imperatives of the very White government that subjected them to the assaults of racism through legal sanction. Central to this problem was the ritual power of civil religion, particularly the role of death in warfare. By risking their lives through military service, African American...
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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 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... race distinguishes between those who compose a society worth defending from those whose interior lives or mentalities count as a threat. Like the color line, this second axis of race has a venerable history as a strategy of power. It finds its origins in religious distinctions between the Christian...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... concept of dissident domesticity that describes how confined subjects respond to the overwhelming spatial and temporal control of confinement; political opposition conducted through domestic forms shows the tensions between creating new, multiple centers of power and practices that denature the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... regimes, relations, and forms of debt, and in particular through debt imperialism. Debt imperialism is a kind of temporal exception. It is a multiscalar process through which the United States imposes imperial power by rolling over its significant national debt indefinitely and not conforming to the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... events and beings in time. Geologic realism is argued as an analytic to understand the entwinement and emergence of (a) normative modes of approaching matter forged through the histories and temporalities of colonial power in material and metaphysical orders; (b) the realism of quotidian experience by...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... because they together underpin one dominant strategy of the power that we call the political, while at the same time we recognize that the relationships among race, religion, and war are simultaneously too compressed, historically transient, and reversible to take the form of a simple functionalism...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the assumptions are of the recent theorizations of becoming, potentials, infrastructure, and terror in relationship to racism and white supremacy. In considering terror as a racial formation of becoming and infrastructure, the author argues that much is to be gained in terms of theorizing power...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... paranoid readings have only grown more complex in the post-Soviet era, as changing strategies of state power, a growing orientation toward the global market, and the increasing availability of digital technologies enable more open criticism of the state in art and render criticism itself suspect. Drawing...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daniella Gandolfo After an alleged sorcery attack in Lima, an anthropologist investigates and realizes that her skepticism might not be enough to protect her against the attack’s power. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 guinea pigs magic and sorcery traditional medicine Peru...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... imperial judiciary was based on how magistrates performed during interrogations. These two motivations for keeping secrets depended on one another, as subalterns kept secrets in an effort to thwart the power of judges and judges themselves guarded secrets that might otherwise show that they could not...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... power, often for interests of racial and class antagonism that exceeded the bounds of immigration enforcement—with severe consequences for Latino communities. By mobilizing a social imaginary predicated on the necessity of uprooting the undocumented, federal, state, and local officials committed...