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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of life-threatening responses in “host” or “recipient” patients who serve as experimental subjects when no other life-saving interventions are deemed possible. Framed by Guyer's recent cautionary essay concerning the bracketing of temporal thinking in the short and long durée (detectible within...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... as we know it.”1 A major factor in this restructuring is the welfare reform law passed in 1996. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Rec- onciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) requires adult welfare recipients, largely single mothers, to work outside the home...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of “changing the culture of the welfare office.” We address the varied efforts by state administrators to articulate and realize this goal; the range of disciplinary practices imposed on both welfare workers and welfare recipients in the process of imple- menting...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of 1988 to California’s anti-immigrant Proposition 187—such attacks have operated as rather discrete racial initiatives. Indeed, FSA was clearly the black urban aimed at disciplining the black welfare recipient by forcing her to partici...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., the body in ill-­health senses itself from the outside, thus disrupting the unity of the “I.” But after the transplant, the transplant recipient’s “I” is brought into a relationship with its inherent plurality: “The empty identity of the ‘I’ can no longer...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... apart from the forces of economic and political globalization, and as a brave and delicate balancing act between liberalism and democracy. Given this framework, internally displaced peoples are conceived of as generic recipients of emergency aid and represented by human rights advocates entirely...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): np.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Oberhausen, Viennale, and in Rotterdam. She is the recipient of a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship. More information about the Mass Observation movement can be found in her article in the fall 2004 issue of Cabinet. Kelly A. Gates is professor of media studies at Queens College of the City University...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... use and environmental planning. Alex Rivera is a New York–based digital media artist and filmmaker. He has been a Sundance Fellow and Rockefeller Fellow and is the recipient of a Silver Hugo award. His work addresses concerns of the Latino commu­ nity through a language of humor, satire...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., and the differences between the desires of donor and recipient, draw out the power dynamics within a society. The inherently gendered nature of gift-giving reinforces these personal poli- tics. But this depends on the recognition of the gendered social dynamics within which the giving occurs. So long...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of national security are enhanced, as seen during the Trump administration, or when DACA recipients’ limited rights are at risk of suspension, undocumented life becomes inscribed in a zone of debility. In The Right to Maim (2017), Jasbir Puar has proposed debility as a needed disruptor...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Republicans began to restrict the access of low-income people to higher education and moved first against welfare recipients. Conservative NGOs had long depicted them as lazy, promiscuous, and otherwise irresponsible individuals who were draining the public coffers, but now White House...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 71–83.
Published: 01 June 2005
... recipients . . . demand recognition of their personal identities and their human needs” administration or “establish unreachable spaces of personal identity and integrity.” 9 Their struggles also, importantly, put the lie to assumptions and claims...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the risks is that we are left with reified conceptualizations of empire as a singular, totalizing force, accompanied with spatially predetermined centers and recipients of imperial power. This, as Ella Shohat reminds us, presupposes neat binaries of East vs. West and North vs. South and “ironically...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... an unbroken line in the concept of cor- The Construction of Corruption 11 The recipient of ruption. Mark Philp (1997) notes that there are many words in Ancient Greek that make no distinction between a gift and a bribe...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... by politicians in both major political parties to motivate support for the decriminalization of drug use and the treatment of drug addiction as a public health problem. Indeed, according to political scholar Martin Gilens, many white American recipients of welfare assistance like food stamps...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., as transient labor, exhibitionary artifacts, and recipients of colonial benevo- lence. As such, Filipino America has always been a transnational social formation whose history, economy, and culture reflect the interrelated...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to trans bodies and experiences. As highlighted in Edelman’s study of trans coalitional activism, those with risky bodies endure coercive forms of care. Care in the form of aid is complicated by the agency of its recipients: when is it strategically and politically sound to resist care itself? Nicole...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... pathologies caused by AFDC: Analysis of the state data for 1992 yields the following estimates of the effects of an increase in Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) benefits by 1 percent of the average personal income in the state: the number of AFDC recipients would increase...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
... could pro- vide the necessary aid to those in need. However, the language of aid, relief, and recovery made the welfare recipient seem a foreigner in her own land—a refugee, a disaster victim—and the sheer magnitude...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of letters, which includes doctoral recipients beyond English and American language and literature, roughly 53 percent reported having definite employment, and in foreign languages 57 percent had employment. (Tenure track vs. non–tenure track were not differentiated in this report.) 27. Armstrong...