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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tania Aguila-Way This paper takes up the Zapatista “Mother Seeds in Resistance” seed-preservation project as a case study for exploring the interconnections between contemporary biotechnology, biocultural diversity, and cultural institutions such as the archive. Drawing on environmental theories...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the literature on this wall to align these representations homogenously with resistance. More than resisting a specific regime, many of these images enter into global conversations about the circulation of power. Images of resistance scripted and consumed by those who observe suffering from afar are juxtaposed...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 71–83.
Published: 01 June 2005
...John Gilliom Duke University Press 2005 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Resisting Surveillance If you ever visit the remote hills...
Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. Mir Suhail, I Resist (2020). 2540 × 1874 px. Courtesy of the artist. More
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 93–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
... with tobacco capitalism? This article examines how the individualized subject has been historically constructed, in response to resistances, through supplementary relations between the university and tobacco industries. With abolitionist university studies, the authors focus on the postslavery university...
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Published: 01 December 2023
Puerta resistencia mano . Giant sculpture and mural commemorating La Primera Línea, with the word “resist” writ large on top, and with an installation of shields with the portraits of protestors that were killed during the protests. Kurt Hollander, 2021. More
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... into instruments for dehumanizing others, and the ecstasy that comes from producing corpses, stench, and pain. The pest is no mute subject; it is indefatigable. To call a person or animal a pest is to acknowledge his/its potential or actual resistance or infraction of boundaries one sets. This perception...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
... position of the group, there has been some resistance to their choice to stage an action within a house of worship (the Cathedral of Christ the Savior)—and even more resistance, it seems, to an implication that there is aesthetic value in their musical performance. This piece explores all...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of one year to contest the legitimacy of Israeli colonialism and demand their return. The deportation—meant to incapacitate Islamic militant resistance to the US-brokered peace process between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization—paradoxically provided the conditions of possibility...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of the queer, but this does not signal the totality of negation nor the end of queer resistance. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Near Life, Queer Death Overkill and Ontological Capture Eric Stanley What if it feels good to kill or mutilate homos? — Anonymous, restroom wall...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... imperialism across the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, with specific attention to the performative effects of photography. Recent debates on the uses of the archive in contemporary photography highlight the affective qualities of iconic national or personal images. However, Shah's work resists...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., emplotting James’s engagement with the Missourian sharecroppers within a deeper, circum-Caribbean history of agrarian revolt. Taylor argues that although rural subalterns might be fated to disappear from narratives of national capitalist development, James’s writings show how their scripts of resistance...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Abraham Acosta This essay argues that recent developments at the US/Mexico border, specifically the passing of SB 1070 and HB 2281 in Arizona, have irrevocably altered an already conflicted political and sociocultural landscape, prompting an unprecedented crisis of resistance for which a new model...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay discusses recent developments in black surveillance studies, science and technology studies (in particular the social life of DNA), and everyday practices of resistance and survival under segregation and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and beyond the institution. It is about becoming attentive to the ways in which the production of knowledge in the register of the neurotypical has always been resisted and queered despite the fact that neurotypical forms of knowledge are rarely addressed or defined as such. It is about exploring a juncture...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the category of the inhuman as earth and the inhuman as race. Geology delivers two kinds of realism: a realism of racialized substrata labeled inhuman that was the subjective resource for extraction and resistance, and a realism that was an epistemic-ontological confrontation with the history of dynamic Earth...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... sometimes been framed as a resource for the disruption of normalizing systems of power. The articles in this special issue show that, by contrast, plasticity does not resist but is actually enlisted by state power through biopolitics. “The Biopolitics of Plasticity” investigates how race and state power...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-industrial complex, this essay makes visible emergent lines and arrangements of power and resistance that inhibit and build abolition. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 abolition education liberation David : My Dad bought our house in Berkeley in the late 1970s next to the now...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Lucas Crawford Abstract This article argues for what the author calls a trans-mad aesthetic of space, defined as designs or artworks that embark, sense, emote, and collect, in ways that queerly disrupt the norms of the public sphere. These four aesthetic operations resist, in turn, four current...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Samar Al-Bulushi; Sahana Ghosh; Inderpal Grewal Abstract This introduction offers “security from the South” as a method and an analytic to trace the colonial continuities, the imperial geographies, and the forms of difference through which people become subjects of, resist, and shore up security...