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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... psychosis This fragment is drawn from The Message Is Murder , a work in progress that includes statistically discrepant readings of Jorge Luis Borges, Alan Turing, and Karl Marx, in addition to the engagements with Claude E. Shannon and Alfred Hitchcock present here. These readings are offered...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Social psychosis/Society of bodies. Paper presented at the Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School . Biehl, João, with Jessica Blatt. 1995 . Life on paper: A trip through AIDS in Brazil . Study document. Rio de Janeiro: ISER. Das, Veena. 1998 . Wittgenstein and anthropology...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the ethnographic magic of conjuring social or cultural reason where others saw none had long given way to the practice of conjuring hope where none should be expected—to find poetry where others might read psychosis; decampments in the midst of the most draconian detention centers. The village had long given way...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Cartwright, who coined the term drapetomania —mania for running away—to describe the mental “disease” exhibited by slaves who fled captivity. 21 Or, recall the work of Jonathan Metzl, who shows in The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease that the addition of the words hostility...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 151.
Published: 01 September 2001
... elaborated on Catarina’s “dictionary” in a paper entitled “Social Psychosis/Society of Bodies” (2001b). Vita 147 ST 68-07 Biehl call 10/25/01 3:13 PM Page 148...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... psychosis but instead becomes the fertile ground for other ethical relations to the world around us; it becomes a reparative impulse to displace one’s attentiveness to the self in order to “see the other in alterity as existing in a relational field to the self.”11 The comedown is likewise...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-1960s. In her autobiography, she discloses episodes of psychosis and describes symptoms later diagnosed as manic depressive disorder and schizophrenia. 6 While I refuse to reduce Simone’s performance to psychiatric symptom, I recognize that, say, manic impulsivity and racing thoughts might have...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... where it to Armed Response, guns, bullet wounds, revenge, signs saying “I’m guarded,” insurance for the body, and terrorists are a vocabulary that was most emerges from an urban culture of security, a certain psychosis of protec- tion that, in the move from the house to the body, the body...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... a person’s coming-into-language. In speech “there is no ‘symbolic gift’ with- out splitting” (46). Rendering fetishism and psychosis possibilities of all speech, Kristeva differentiates depressed speech as entailing second-order negation. Where negation is a function of all language, “denial of nega...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Rather, with the foreclosure (or forestalling) of the dialectic, we have emanating from its various black holes fundamentalisms and psychosis and, in the particular genre of Marxist and post-Marxist critique—the limits of which I will come to momentarily—the following. Macropolitically, we have what...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in the subject. In psychosis, on the contrary, reality itself initially contains a hole that the world of fantasy will subsequently fill.” 60 In spite of the danger of oversimplifying these complicated clinical matters, and for the sake of aesthetic analysis, I propose to classify Shame as a neurotic...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of California Press, 2000); Shirin M. Rai, ed., International Perspectives on Gender and Democratization (New York: St. Martin’s, 2000); Helen Caldicott, The New Nuclear Danger: George W. Bush’s Military-Industrial Psychosis (New York: New...