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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Sanjay Seth Duke University Press 2004 Reason or Reasoning? CLIO OR SIVA? Everyone, we moderns believe(d), has a history, though not everyone has Sanjay...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group As Internet memes and fake news permeate our collective mediascapes, a return to reasoned, balanced, and civil discourse appears to be the antidote to sensationalism. This essay argues that reason often falls short and that knowledge must be situated within...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... empire and reason. It exposes how love and hate are affectively policed to create a field of good and bad objects and liberal and indigenous subjects, regulated by a colonial morality that is not the cause but rather the effect of processes of repair. What are the colonial dimensions of object relations...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 169–170.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, Sohnya Sayres, and Toby Miller discuss the reasons why Social Text is not a peer-reviewed journal and shed light on the nature of collective meetings. The conversation around the submissions and commissions at the meetings was ephemeral but also constituted...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 77–95.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Amber Jamilla Musser This essay reads Frantz Fanon and Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari together based on their critiques of an Oedipal model of kinship. Though they have divergent reasons for rejecting this structure, merging these discourses brings into relief their overlapping interest in non...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... held in detention at Dilley, Texas, the existential enemy par excellence of the Trump administration. The reasons for their flight elucidate the particular ways in which gang violence against them and their children is gendered, showing how heteropatriarchy is decisive in both Mara violence and ICE...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
... ideological images are created: a refugee as a criminal, a refugee as an uninvited visitor, a refugee as a powerless victim, and a refugee as a global proletarian. About 150 original photos of anti- and pro-refugee graffiti, mostly from Slovenia (but for comparative reasons also from the whole region...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... narratives of secularism and European Enlightenment. This dominant story aligns secularism with universalism, reason, progress, freedom, and peace “versus” an irrational and atavistic religion. Though narrated as a universal project, secularism, in its dominant form, remains tied to a particular religion...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... are essential listening for two reasons. One, Schwartz's meticulous attention to what he called the “sounds of [his] times”—and, I would add, of his place—helps scholars reconstruct the 1950s from a new vantage point: the ear. Two, Schwartz understood something that sound studies scholars are only beginning...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of epistemological and moral assumptions about personhood, the nature of belief, the substance of religion as somehow equating to belief (a highly contestable assertion), and what it is reasonable for a sincerely religious person to believe and do. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault, Leerom Medovoi, and José...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and excess takes the form of a cinematic drive that no longer hews to a narrative temporality but, rather, appears as exactly the hallucinatory intensity of an overwhelming present that Jameson described. For this reason, the films dispense with beginnings and endings; through modulations of filmic time...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
... or historical) rendering, the social (economic, juridic, ethical) subject retains the ontological attributes (interiority/historicity) that ensure its writing as a thing of reason (of formal understanding or self-­unfolding spirit) with self-­determination...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... from a life of manufacture and a place within the history of waste management to a career as a curator of human civilization. A key figure in the institutionalization of anthropol- ogy in the second half of the nineteenth century, Tylor believed himself to be an utterly reasonable man who...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... discrimination that has no remedy because its exercise of power and reason has been ceded to the police. The transcripts and supplementary documents comprise an unprec- edented set of materials. A grand jury is rarely the subject of so much...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... tired so that they give up. It is a primary modality of what Peter Sloterdijk calls cynical reason, the combatant consciousness of enlightened modernity in which reason is put to the service of “maintaining us without extending us.” 1 Its antagonist, as Elizabeth Povinelli might put...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the placement of Earth as an existential outside to Western thought or through the stabilizing of dynamic grounds on which the architectures of reason are built, the earth/ground became a point of negation for Western reason even as it spawned whole edifices of meaning to cover over that suppression of the real...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
... on earth. Therefore, any statement about life’s origins should be considered as theory, not fact.”1 Clearly, this line of could ensure reasoning has been victorious with popular culture as of late; every pres- idential...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
...” for very different reasons. There was no the Social , definite article, capital S, although not for the reasons Margaret Thatcher would claim. No singular social existed; rather, there were extractions and distributions that created and then crossed the unequal terrains of various human spaces. True, many...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- ously analogizes homosexual relationships to marriage. Scalia’s outraged dissent is absolutely correct in evaluating the logical, if not strictly doctri- nal, implications of the majority’s reasoning. If homosexual “intimacy...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of feeling rather than by way of an analysis that seeks reasons for, and reason in, the event, however mon- strous such reason and such reasons might be. Note, however, that for Harpham the bombing of Afghanistan seems more able to bear such analysis and that such analysis leads to the conclusion...