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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... loyalty 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...
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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 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... racial dominance that have made possible the consolidation of the very units of sociality—humanity, the civilized world, mankind, nation-state, and the international—on which the UN Genocide Convention (and hegemonic genocide discourses more generally) depends for its epistemic and juridical cogency...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 (1 December 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 (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... communities provide an important example of how racial positions in the United States have been reordered by September 11, and how the cit- izenship status of all people of color has been further degraded. In the days and weeks following the attacks, Arab, Muslim, and South Asian communities in the...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2006
... United States. In contrast capitalism to white supremacy, the liberal race paradigm recognizes racial inequality have shifted, as a problem, and it secures a liberal symbolic framework for race reform centered in abstract equality, market...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Reproducing Racial Globality 17 ST.02- Weinbaum 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 18 In response to the genealogical imperatives that secured belonging in the United States, Du Bois produced various literary figurations of black...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Latin America into the history of baseball’s racial past and its desegregation recasts this important chapter in the long campaign for civil rights in the United States. The willingness of African Americans and Latinos to remove their talent and...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Racial Self . New York : Oxford University Press . Hartman Saidiya . 2008 . “Venus in Two Acts.” Small Axe 26 : 1 – 14 . Hening William Walter , ed. 1823 . The Statutes at Large: Being a collection of all the Laws of Virginia from the First Session of the Legislature, in the...
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Social Text (1 September 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 a...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... other racialized indigenous women.1 This essay places the Camp Grant Massacre in the context of the rise of a capitalist class of citizens and the state-­sponsored violence they enacted as part of a war-­based cross-­border economy. Tracing transna- tional circuits of power in the borderland...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., decolonization, and revolution, in the form of a nominally antiracist liberal state that declared itself reformed of the racial violences of the earlier white supremacist state. This occlusion intersects with a settler colonial structure of disavowal with a much longer history, one that is able to acknowledge...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Problem of Historicizing Racialized Violence the Hmong or their history of settling in the United States. It is worth noting that Walt is a veteran of a war that is known as the “Forgotten War” and the “Unknown War,” while his neighbors are survivors of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Customs Enforcement agents gained sanction for more targeted campaigns of militarized raids, racial profiling, and detentions. The author argues that heightened enforcement, including the 287g program, created dangerous opportunities for government agents to suspend basic democratic restraints on state...
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Social Text (1 June 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 of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... appointment of Jeff Sessions to the Department of Justice, the return to the war on drugs seems imminent as a strategy of containment against demographic shifts and the activation of social movements that name and revise the racial state. However, Sessions’s security rhetoric, alongside strengthening the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... enacting change. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring of 1995, Social Text published a symposium on “Race and Racism” in which notable scholars in the field were invited to assess the state of critical work on abiding but...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... racialized body into the unmarked national body politic, the French state has largely engaged in a problematic metonymic opera- tion by which the “body” is understood to stand in for the transcendental individual subject, and the subject for the society as a whole. In...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
... BOGGS WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, JULY 1999 AND JULY AND SEPTEMBER 2000 Grace Lee Boggs, a Chinese American who became politicized in 1941 L. Todd Duncan after finishing her Ph.D. on George Herbert Mead and the construction of and Kathryne V. the...