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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., by Robin Baker and Mark Bellis. numbat.murdoch.edu.au/spermatology/rsreview.html . Solomon-Godeau, A. 1995 . Male trouble: A crisis in representation . London: Thames and Hudson. Spark, R. 1988 . The infertile male: The clinician's guide to diagnosis and treatment . New York:Plenum...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 69–97.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Christopher Holmes Smith Duke University Press 2003 “I Don’t Like to Dream about Getting Paid” REPRESENTATIONS OF SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE HIP-HOP MOGUL During the...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... function of the carpenter, one of many jobs he took to support himself before gaining prominence as an artist. It argues that Durham's ongoing ambivalence about irony, representation, identity, and materiality is an inevitable consequence of trying to translate the complex Cherokee idea of carpentry into a...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Palestinian populations, what makes ID cards unique in the Palestinian/Israeli case is that their materiality is one of their most important and resonant aspects. The article describes various representations of the ID cards, for example in poetry and in murals, to show how they also function as sites of...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... representation of the Nanjing Massacre in relation to two other texts, The Good Man of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe and The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II , and examine the intricate power relations revolving around these contemporary discourses of the human in representations of...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rebecca Gould This essay examines the graffiti that covers the portion of the West Bank’s segregation wall that traverses Bethlehem. That the majority of the representations covering the wall are intended for international rather than local consumption complicates the prevalent tendency in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
...—the cinematic and the biological—carry with them ethical and political implications, which are explored in the film. For this purpose, the article contends that Almodóvar brings his own cinematic language to its limit, particularly around his representation of transsexuality, as if to point us toward...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a kaleidoscopic gathering of ethically motivated but widely divergent actors—not only as a quality of human difference but also as a set of values that actively work against forms of genocidal violence. In so doing, the author develops a critique of the contemporary demand for representational...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Grace Kyungwon Hong This essay deals with representations of a global, mobile Asian capitalist class as a particularly twenty-first-century incarnation of Model Minority discourse to ask what historical and epistemological erasures are required for this particular version of Model Minority...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Patrick Leary This essay explores the politics of representation in contemporary Venezuelan television, which in its mainstream forms has produced an urban imaginary that models national citizenship on the geographic, class, and racial divisions of the Venezuelan metropolis. The nation's...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alberto Toscano This article revisits the problematic of the cognitive mapping of capital by probing the affinity between two representational predicaments: the depopulated nature of images of human-altered landscapes in the “new topographics” photography and its epigones, and the current debate...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 125–141.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ontology. Like many Marxists, Jameson tends to avoid discussions of essence, existence, presence, and other ontological topics. Yet being so thoroughly influenced by Hegel’s dialectic and the representational logics of cultural Marxism, Jameson indeed promulgates a very specific ontological structure, if...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on this case study, this article argues that both depth models of interpretation and debates about “paranoid” or “symptomatic readings” fail to account for the social and political dynamics of texts. To understand how allegory and paranoid readings shape public debate and representation, we must...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... devised to regulate minor stars’ appeal within emerging genre films. Engaging with the resultant configurations of form, style, sovereign representation, and masculinity, this article maps the analytical trajectory of mise-en-scène, performativity, and stardom in Hindi cinema. In the end, it highlights...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Suzanne Anker; Sarah Franklin Questions about the meaning of the human species have also raised the issue of its representation, and in this article the authors consider the role of bio-art in the production of the specimen as spectacle. Something we look both at and through, specimens have a long...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kamran Asdar Ali In contrast to various dominant representational themes through which Pakistan's history is rendered intelligible to many (Islam, Muslim nationalism), this essay particularly focuses on a debate surrounding the question of morality (“pure or perverse literature”) connected to short...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... catastrophe. These representations emerge within the increasing globalization of transitional justice, a context that seeks intensifying degrees of communicability as it turns local legacies of violence into ones with international implications. Gillian Slovo's account of a South African amnesty hearing, Red...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... especially focused on the film's sound design, it argues that the film shows us a significant shift in the formal location of Jia's representation of the relation between history and the everyday in the Chinese context. Along the way, the essay assumes that the worldly register in which these arguments take...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... contradictions of the socialist market economy (even the description is an oxymoron) that are not as yet clearly recognizable. These figures of the human do not appear necessarily as human figures. They are not so much representations of new social types as they are hysterical symptoms of a new society: like...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liam Connell This essay examines a series of visual representations of illegalized migration in order to consider how they respond to the presence of labor within global systems of economic exchange. Through an examination of the aesthetic qualities of these images it suggests that the worker’s...