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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Madhu Dubey This article examines the political implications of the resurgence of biological concepts of race at the turn of the twenty-first century, especially as these are viewed through the prism of science fiction. Current racial science purportedly recognizes racial difference in the service...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... beautiful: A cultural history of aesthetic surgery . Princeton,N.J.: Princeton University Press. Gould, Stephen Jay. 1996 . The mismeasure of man . New York: Norton. Haraway. 1989 . Primate visions: Gender, race,and nature in the world of science . New York: Routledge. Herrnstein, Richard J...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 race racism violence Marx Marxism labor value slavery primitive accumulation surplus population Many of the black carpenters were freemen. Things seemed to be going on very well. All at once, the white carpenters knocked off, and said...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., photobooks, autoethnographies—is understood as a technology of mediation that operates beyond the bounds of the prevailing Islamophobic and orientalist frames while also addressing Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. The case of the deportees thus illuminates the articulation of race, religion...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... circumstances of farm owners of color untenable. The African American, Native American, and Hispanic farmer suits each contended that the USDA “discriminated against them on the basis of race” in the administration of its farm loan programs and failed to investigate and process their discrimination complaints...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Robin Bernstein Proceeding from Robyn Wiegman's call for a transition from questions of “why” to “how” with regard to formations of race, this article proposes a heuristic, the “scriptive thing,” to analyze ways in which racial subjectivation emerges through everyday physical engagement with the...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... hostility and politics of hate that does not resignify as much as repeat Race, Religion, Hate, and Incest in Queer Politics 253 ST84-85-15_Cobb.indd 253 10/19/05 2:42:14 PM...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... evolutionary science, as various bids were made from the fields of comparative anatomy, embryology, and paleontol- ogy. At the same time, each shared a common rhetoric of missing links, which hypothesized the existence of intermediary races and species that...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Bethany Moreton Cognitive psychology—“the mind’s new science” of the last several decades—has directed both popular and scholarly attention to the cultivation of individual willpower as a tool of personal maximization. The Stanford marshmallow experiment on delayed gratification among preschoolers...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... want to outline the two subjective positions of the inhuman as earth and race. The problem of the earth, as it were, is a problem of ancestrality and the multiple originations of Earth(s). That is, Anthropocene science is articulating that there is not one but many Earths, preexistent and...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
....” It suggests that black digital practice is the interface by which slavery’s archive belies the presumed neutrality of the digital. Black digital practice is the revelation that black subjects have themselves taken up science, data, and coding, in other words, have commodified themselves and digitized...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Coleman Nye On June 13, 2013, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that isolated, unmodified DNA cannot be patented, in the case of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. —a case that has been called the Brown v. Board of Education of genetic science. In line with Cheryl...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Social Text 106 • Spring 2011 5 attempts to demarcate the boundaries among species.7 Critical race theory and postcolonial studies are brought into conversation with insights from science studies with its long...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... significant objective is to bring attention to the ways modalities of social difference, such as race, gender, class, and ability, structure the practices of making and listening to recordings as well as the manners in which we think about those practices. Another purpose is to implode the ultimately...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... people's racial or ethnic identity, per se, than it does about the contradictory racial identities of the British state itself. These become visible both in terms of state practices with regard to race and in terms of the myriad ways that black people represent the state, appeal to it, resist it, or embody...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... cases necessitates revisiting the relationship between subject identity and populations to which Michel Foucault pointed when conceptualizing biopolitics. We argue that in media productions of gender, race, and security, gender, rather than functioning to mark an identity, is disaggregated in the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rick Maxwell This essay concerns three decades of engagement with themes of labor and class in the pages of Social Text . It identifies common threads and describes dozens of variations that contributors made on these themes. The continuities include: social and cultural reproduction of class; race...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political ontology of Frank B. Wilderson, and the cinematic vision of Haile Gerima against certain signs of prevarication, even gainsaying, regarding the nature of slavery and its afterlife in prominent strains of critical (race) theory, here advanced by noted scholars like Giorgio Agamben and Achille...