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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... investigates how this social space is filled with both political messages and private emotions. By engaging with Hannah Arendt’s differentiation among the public, the social, and the private, this article takes the social seriously and draws our attention to the social as a realm of both discrimination and...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), decenters the truth commission into a private space of multiple meanings. These novels challenge the ideal of national disclosure before the law but nonetheless hold out the hope of communicability in a global sphere. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Truth Commission Thrillers Shameem Black Almost...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... soul can be deployed to create the person they purport to describe, by willing political transformation. The individual agent of willpower—“executive function,” in the argot of the cognitive sciences—becomes both the means and the end of school privatization. This body of work offers a way to read...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... disaster relief. Bringing together ethnography and the social study of science and technology, this article illuminates uncertainties inhabiting military protocol in a crisscrossed public-private infrastructural universe. Focusing on the crucial predawn hours when rogue tsunami waves push against the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... public or private vision of homosexuality by some of its members, can be explored. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Unpacking My Files My Life as a Queer Brigadista José Quiroga I Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., homonormativity and homonationalism, and neoliberalism's privatization and deregulation in cultural spheres. Much of this scholarship tackles post-9/11 economic, political, ideological, and psychic drivers that produce strategic aggregations and disaggregations (to use Jasbir Puar's terminology) of race and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... antagonists in this televisual battle by exploring their visual content and production methods in the context of the history of Caracas's barrios and the nation's television industry. On one side, Globovisión, a private cable news channel, commands the loyalty of the nation's middle-class anti-Chávez...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of the categories of the public and private. The main function of the idea of corruption and the rules and rituals that arise from it has been to keep the categories of the public and private pure and believable. The homology between...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
...: Cambridge University Press. Weintraub, Jeff. 1997 . The theory and politics of the public/private distinction. In Public and private in thought and practice , edited by Jeff Weintraub and Krishna Kumar. Chicago:University of Chicago Press. World Bank. 1997. Helping countries combat corruption: The...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
... reclaim the multiple sites and manifestations of corruption in our midst and to engage its complexity, its tentacular arms. Corruption entails traffic between an authentic and thereby purifying private interest and a perfectible public will. Corruption is, in a sense, the recurrent saga of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., the privatization of parastatals, and the contracting of services from private suppliers (including security firms). The imposed reforms also delimited domestic political sovereignty by requiring individual nation-­ states to produce new constitutions...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... which subjectivity as such is reshaped by both neoliberal- ism and precarity. What comes up in these explorations is a paradoxical entanglement between the private and the common: subjectivity emerges there less as the instance of intimacy, properness, and interiority than as a terrain torn, or...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., that the state recognizes and makes visible the “dwelling,” the “home,” and “other private places” to protect “persons” from the state’s own intrusive policing. And then Kennedy argues that this liberty and freedom “extends beyond spatial...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... east as Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Established in 1901 by privatization of transit mogul Henry Huntington, the Pacific Electric had the distinction of being the most extensive railway system in the United States from its public space, inception...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... universities with sit-ins and strikes. Today, American students are beginning to wield their power again, shutting down the 1999 WTO meeting, forcing private prison companies off campus, winning campus living wage policies, and making their schools “sweat-free.” However, as in the sixties, the student...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of nation. At times the formulation of academic freedom principles has been highly were made in jingoistic, while at others, it has been circumscribed by resort to a public- private split that has been the bedrock of traditional liberalism, with its...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the issues facing academics as separable from the problems of the workforce as a whole. Rather, the situation of full-time faculty, especially at private universities, makes strikingly visible a paradox so firmly embedded in American labor relations and labor law that it is normally taken for...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... peculiar adaptability as a media object in social space.”7 The scenes of Family Stuff at once index the rapid and concentrated movement of the television into private life in the post-­reform era and, at 22 Neves...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... New York University, as well as acting director of the American studies program, director of the Center for Latin American and Carib- bean studies, and director of the Privatization of Culture Project for Research on Cultural Policy. His most recent book, The Expediency of Culture, is forthcoming...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... preoccupation for increasing segments of the middle classes. Robbed of opportunities for social mobility through the state bureaucracy, the middle class has responded by deploying myriad privatized individual and family projects for social mobility and distinc...