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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ann Pellegrini This essay examines the role of sincerity in several recent US Supreme Court cases on religious freedom in which plaintiffs successfully sought religious exemptions from otherwise applicable state or federal laws: Hosanna-Tabor , Hobby Lobby , and Holt . Under a religious sincerity...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., religious repression is the root of sexual regula- sexual regulation tion and hence freedom from religion is the answer to the problem. This traditional view plays into the larger Enlightenment narrative in which is constitutive of freedom from religion brings about...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Alberto Moreiras © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Freedom from Transculturation A Response to Priscilla Archibald Why do replicants hate being replicants in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner? Is Alberto Moreiras it because of their fear of...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Nayan Shah Duke University Press 2005 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom In June 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling that Nayan Shah decriminalized consensual sodomy. Lawrence and Garner v. Texas pro- tected the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Kennan Ferguson Duke University Press 2007 The Gift of Freedom The only gift is a portion of thyself. Kennan Ferguson Thou must bleed for me.  — Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Gifts” It’s the Thought That Counts On 20...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ward Churchill Duke University Press 2007 The Myth of Academic Freedom Person al E xperiences of a Liber al Principle in the Neoconservative Er a (Fr agments of a Work in Progress) “Academic freedom” is defined as the freedom to...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... universalism and secular freedom. What does it mean to the terms of the secularization thesis, and the correlations put forward by it, if we take 98 Pellegrini • Necropedagogy and the Future of the Dead Child seriously the coimplication of the secular and the religious...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... media both perpetuates biases and cultivates freedom, also reflecting the social nature of recent occupied movements. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Hong Kong Hannah Arendt social media social movement B/L The increasingly significant roles social media has played in recent social...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
...John Lardas Modern The anthropologist E. B. Tylor conjured the will as the latent promise of freedom against a backdrop of technological innovation, colonial aspirations, Victorian spiritualism, the cybernetic gestures of Charles Babbage, and theories of primitive arithmetic. Through his “science...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tomas Matza; Kevin Lewis O’Neill The will sits at the heart of everyday life for billions of people. Religious revival, democratization, and economic restructuring, to name but a few worldwide processes, routinely invoke the will of the people and the will of God while promoting will-full living...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... relationship between colonial and color-line racisms, on the one hand, and religiously inflected modes of racism such as anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, on the other? How do discourses of racial and religious tolerance interact with liberal and neoliberal practices of freedom as a strategy of power? As one...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., “Luz Divina” (“Divine Light”), is used in religious practice by Marcelo and his followers, who by singing along with the tune and regulating the intake and outtake of breath give rise to the magic-like, yet scientifically explained, somatic reaction of goose bumps. Examining this affective, bodily...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Theo Goldberg Against the historical background of the transitions between religion and race, of race as the secularization of the religious, this article traces the ways race operates in the conduct of social struggles, wars, and warring in the making and refashioning of racial conception...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... liberal human, the essay also refuses to re-essentialize Chinese otherness as an alternative. At the same time, it traces alternative cosmologies and discourses of Chinese humanism and anti-humanism, informed by Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, as well as other religious and political traditions. In...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... race distinguishes between those who compose a society worth defending from those whose interior lives or mentalities count as a threat. Like the color line, this second axis of race has a venerable history as a strategy of power. It finds its origins in religious distinctions between the Christian...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Patricia Spyer The paper explores the billboards and murals of Jesus Christ that sprang up and proliferated across Ambon during the religiously inflected conflict that engulfed the Indonesian provincial capital in rampant violence from 1999 until 2002. During the war and since, popular Christian...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... organization and to maintenance of colonial rule. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Tailors' Conspiracy Bahia Brazil torture slavery and freedom References Agamben Giorgio . 2011 . The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Arquivo...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
... entry to temples for lower-caste Hindus, administering religious holidays, constitutionally securing freedom of religious belief, and other similar interventions. This is clearly in contrast to the modern secular state in the West, which oper- ates with a...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Love the Sin: Sexual Regu- lation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (New York University Press, forthcoming). Her current book project is titled “The Value of Freedom: Sex, Religion, and America in a Global Economy.” Aamir R. Mufti teaches English...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
... modernization theory is tied to the basic Enlightenment narrative of liberation, and the primary point of liberation is freedom from religious dogma. As Bellah says to open an essay entitled “Meaning and Modernization...