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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Allen Feldman Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-04 Feldman 10/25/01 3:06 PM Page 57 Philoctetes Revisited WHITE PUBLIC SPACE AND THE POLITICAL...
Published: 01 June 2017
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... 1995 . The virtual pie shop and other cyber dreams. Los Angeles Times , 12 November. Bagdikian, Ben. 1987 . The media monopoly . Boston: Beacon. Baker, Houston A., Jr. 1995 . Critical memory and the black public sphere. In The Black Public Sphere ,edited by the Black Public Sphere Collective...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 911—A PUBLIC EMERGENCY? The opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City Randy Martin featured, among the nods to Utah Native Americans and culturally diverse and musicians, a U.S. flag disinterred from the carnage of the World Trade Ella Shohat Center. The...
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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 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lopamudra Basu Duke University Press 2002 The Poet in the Public Sphere A Conversation with Meena Alexander NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 2002 The...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of their interior emotional worlds. In contrast, Ghanaian television melodrama is parody that shows how to act in public in order to elude moral revelations and judgment. Instead of revealing interiority, Ghanaian melodramas parody the notion of personal moral revelation, in the process masking a...
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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 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrick Deer The embrace of the city in ruins was a familiar rallying cry of punk music. From Public Image Limited’s evocation of an urban subject murdered in the countryside while “the cassette played poptones,” to the Clash’s raucous calls for “a riot of our own,” to dub-influenced declarations...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... serves as a widely recognized touchstone for this revivification of interest in the will. But the marshmallow test is more than a handy synecdoche for the cold new logic behind shrinking public services and the burgeoning apparatus of surveillance and accountability. It also shows how the sciences of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers engaged in oppositional cultural practices and created and participated in gendered public spaces. This article analyzes the new spaces and cultural practices to delineate the gender and class critique and asserts that the women's performances in public spaces conveyed a specific migrant FTZ...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... painters have been plastering the city's main thoroughfares and Christian neighborhood gateways with portraits of Jesus and Christian symbols. Monumental and assertive in public space, these artifacts perform in several capacities: as visible emblems of Christian territory, as a way of making manifest and...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... narratives used by contemporary leaders disguise the racialized and gendered division of labor in a neoliberal globalized economy. The recourse to a storytelling strategy — with its reliance on restrictive public narratives, the heavy involvement of advocacy networks and foundations in shaping these...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on this case study, this article argues that both depth models of interpretation and debates about “paranoid” or “symptomatic readings” fail to account for the social and political dynamics of texts. To understand how allegory and paranoid readings shape public debate and representation, we must...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Nico Baumbach; Damon R. Young; Genevieve Yue This interview was conducted with Fredric Jameson on 13 March 2014 in New York City and has been lightly edited for clarity. On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of “Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism” in...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...C. Nadia Seremetakis The story at hand is the spread of little street memorials for the dead in the Greek urbanscape during the current socioeconomic crisis. These memorials point to a third-stream anamnesis: memory focused on the historicity of the everyday that the dominant public culture, split...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–Civil War nation, yet direct black voices remain submerged, available most often in public sources like newspapers and sermons or in scant and skeletal personal writings. The most vivid black voices are to be found in more troublesome sources: those mediated by sympathetic whites who recorded the words...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ticineto Clough; Craig Willse Drawing from theories of affect economies as well as discussion of biopolitical distributions of life and death, this essay explores the public mediation of gendered security and national security in terms of a political branding that circulates notions of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... advantages and disadvantages of the universalization of the postcolonial paradigm. This essay also reviews some of the key contributions to this topic by articles published in Social Text , as a way to celebrate this journal's publication of one hundred issues. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Roopali Mukherjee This piece briefly revisits Social Text 's promise and vantage as a forum for emergent critical scholarship on the challenges of repoliticizing post–civil rights political subjectivities and the relevance of public intellectuals within the promise of black politics in the wake of...