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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Dylan Rodríguez This article examines the concept of genocide as an incomplete accounting of gendered racial and racial-colonial violence. The mid-twentieth-century enunciation of the genocide concept, in and beyond the 1948 UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Barack Obama's historic ascension to the presidency of the United States. Parsing cultural strains of racial triumph and vexation, of political elation as well as mourning, that mark the Obama phenomenon, the piece underscores the urgency of critically interrogating the post in “postracial.” © 2009...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Muneer Ahmad Duke University Press 2002 Homeland Insecurities: Racial Violence the Day after September 11 It would be naive to ignore how severely the systematic attacks of the Muneer Ahmad...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Melamed liberalism. Race continues to permeate capitalism’s economic and social processes, organizing the hyperextraction of surplus value from racial- ized bodies and naturalizing a system of capital accumulation that grossly favors the global North over the global South. Yet multiculturalism por...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 17–41.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Anna More Abstract This article argues that an infrastructural analysis of the early Portuguese slave trade permits a detailed account of the emergence of what Cedric Robinson called “racial capitalism.” The early Portuguese slave ship is one of the clearest examples of how an infrastructure...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jacqueline Nassy Brown This article critically examines a common premise of racial discourse in contemporary multiracial societies: that ethnic data collection, in the form of population statistics, is necessary for the apprehension and eradication of discrimination. Drawing on ethnographic data...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as two distinct strands, my approach endeavors to complicate our understanding of racialization, transnational history, and diaspora by focusing on their participation in this circuit where their professional aspirations overlapped and intersected. Specifically, as a means to discuss the place of Afro...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sought to naturalize the stark racial categories by which Cuba then lived, even as the images illuminated the realities of—and white anxieties about—interracial sex and its primary cultural and biological product: mestizaje . I link this historical backdrop to “her” return in the present day, after...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to a racial state that reinscribed the racist order of White supremacism. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 war civil religion sacrifice African American soldiers World War I racial state From the early years of the buffalo soldiers following the US Civil War to the First World War...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jennifer L. Morgan This afterword revisits the archive as a problem space for scholars grappling with slavery and its afterlife. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Roundtable Archives and Histories of Racial Capitalism An Afterword...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Junaid Rana This essay draws on ethnographic research in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, to illuminate how the concepts of becoming and infrastructure reveal insights into racialization and the workings of the counterterror state. I discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Alys Eve Weinbaum ST.02- Weinbaum 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 15 Reproducing Racial Globality W. E. B. DU BOIS AND THE SEXUAL POLITICS...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Neel Ahuja; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article explores the history and practice of rectal feeding, an anachronistic obstetric practice used recently as a form of medical rape in US Central Intelligence Agency prisons. The article outlines how racialized themes of counterterrorist...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 69–91.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Seb Franklin Abstract This article takes the presentation of mechanical and informatic models in Samuel Delany's Neveryóna as an occasion to examine the relations of force, abstraction, information, and differential valuation that constitute racial capitalism. In order to do this, the article...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... transcript and journalistic coverage of the Vang case illustrates a need to establish a history of racial violence in order to explain the altercation in the woods. This need assumes that a history of racism must be identified in order for a word to be considered racist and that acts of violence can...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... by the massive wealth generated through speculative capital and the ridiculous levels of consumption that attend such wealth, cannot but reference colonial and racialized pasts. In addition, if the narrative structure of the Model Minority cannot fully elide the past, neither can the developmental...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Megan H. Glick From the moment Charles Darwin proposed Africa as the site of human origins, scientists and the lay public alike labored to reconcile contemporary racial hierarchies with the possibility of a universal African birthplace. Previous historical treatments of this phenomenon have focused...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminists with tools for grappling with racialized pornography, which is thought to re-enact Baartman's violent exhibition by rendering black women objects for white male spectators' consumption. This article argues that the constant invocation of Baartman's story has allowed an anti-pornography formation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... relations already configured and disposed by imperial conquest and racial capitalism. In the Americas broadly and the United States specifically, colonization and transatlantic slavery set in motion the dynamics and differential racialized valuations that continue to underwrite particular forms...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Sonali Thakkar; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article traces the emergence of racial plasticity in the discourse of midcentury liberal internationalism and antiracism, focusing on the 1950 Statement on Race by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The author...