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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the refugee category beyond the legal definition to include a range of times, places, and subjects, this article conceptualizes refugeetude as a coming into consciousness of the social, political, and historical forces that situate refugee subjects and the acts that attempt to know, impact, and...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... corresponding figure, homo sacer , or sacred man. It does so through a discussion of Alfonso Cuarón's 2006 film Children of Men , looking at how the film's story line—an infertile world in which one refugee, Kee, is found to be pregnant—links pregnancy to political systems that regulate who gets counted as...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
...A. Naomi Paik This essay is a cultural analysis of the legal testimony given in Haitian Centers Council v. Sale (HCC III), a federal lawsuit brought against the U.S. state on behalf of nearly 300 HIV-positive Haitian refugees imprisoned in a United States–operated refugee camp at Guantánamo Bay...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and the third-world proxy wars for the purportedly secular rivalry of the Cold War to the contemporary conditions of Muslim migrant and refugee communities—these multiple overlapping genealogies, we argue, are necessary reference points for an adequate analysis of our political present. As one way to...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Armando García In light of the current immigration debate, and in particular the state-sponsored carceral arguments most recently sparked by the arrival of Central American refugee children on the US-Mexico border, this article takes cues from the late José Esteban Muñoz’s call to sense the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... country receiving public assistance.3 Originally placed on federal welfare rolls as a temporary and “adaptive” measure under the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975, a large segment of Southeast Asian refugees who fled their homelands in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... perforated and topologically deformed and in which the citizen has been able to recognize the refugee that he or she is — only in such a world is the political survival of humankind today thinkable.  — Giorgio Agamben, “Beyond Human Rights” The Famously Forgotten One could...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the migrants and refugees themselves. Consider, for instance, the Tunisian migrants after the 2011 revolution who, on their arrival in Italy, subjected to the mandates of the European border regime, proclaimed indignantly that they had no desire to remain in Italy and wanted instead to go to Europe...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
... refugees and other migrants (how many are there?) who have died while trying to cross the same Mediterranean in recent years, prompting some members of the European Union to suggest the construction of special camps in North Africa to...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... refugee camps. As an Arab stu- dent told reporters, “It’s not just a Jew living in an Arab area. Sharon is hated by the Arabs.”5 Sharon himself said that he had a clear right to live anywhere in Israel that he wanted to live, asserting an...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Catholic Charities on Long Island where his efforts were threefold: to offer direct services to immigrants, facilitate refugee resettlement, and promote immigrant issues through advocacy and public speaking. Claffey later became the advocacy director for the New York...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 25–48.
Published: 01 June 2003
... between Haifa and Hedera, with a special focus on two villages: Umm al-Zeinat and Tan- toura. For the chapter on Tantoura, Katz wove the stories of the Tantoura Social Text 75, Vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Duke University Press. refugees with those of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Manz, Beatriz. 1988 . Refugees of a hidden war: The aftermath of counterinsurgency in Guatemala. Albany:State University of New York Press. Menchu, Rigoberta, Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, and Ann Wright. 1984 . I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian woman in Guatemala . London: Verso. Ong, Aihwa. 1992...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Palestinian city most affected by the war of 1948 and its aftermath. Refu- gees fleeing coastal towns and villages settled in Ramallah in 1948. By the 1950s, it was home to a heterogeneous population of Christians and Muslims, “natives” and refugees...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... exponential intensification of efforts to build Jewish-only settlements in the Israeli-occupied territories. The permanent deferral of concerns for Palestinian refugees, access to basic infrastructure, and the fate and future of Jerusalem were conjoined with a neoliberalization of Palestinian governance, with...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... state as “Arab-­Israelis,” by themselves as “Palestinians from the inside” or “1948 Palestinians.” They were granted ID cards and citi- zenship not to incorporate them into Israeli civic and political life, but to prevent the return of the 750,000-plus Palestinian refugees who had been expelled...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., neofascism . Princeton, N.J.:Princeton University Press. Malkki, Liisa H. 1995 . Purity and exile:Violence, memory, and national cosmology among Hutu refugees in Tanzania . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Seremetakis, C. Nadia. 1998 . In search of the barbarians: Borders in pain. In...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... words of the young Palestinian translator from the Balata refugee camp. Social Text 118 • Spring 2014 3 Figure 1. Wall in Palestine Flickr Collective, To Exist Is to Resist. Creative Commons Another mural...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., and in spite of older Hmong men being shown in family gatherings, Sue claims that the community lacks viable older male role models. Louisa Schein and Va-­Megn Thoj argue that “the lack of productive Hmong men works toward creating the profle of refugee...