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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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...
Social Text (1 March 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...
Social Text (1 June 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 and hollows that make up the far south- John Gilliom eastern corner of...
Social Text (1 March 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...
Social Text (1 September 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 of these...
Social Text (1 December 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 for...
Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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, University of...
Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., demonstrating the institutional materiality of the state apparatus's constitution in subjects' everyday life; but they have also become important because they allow a poetics of political resistance. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Colored Identity The Politics and Materiality of ID Cards in Palestine...
Social Text (1 September 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 such...
Social Text (1 June 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...
Social Text (1 December 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...
Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
... here” but needs to develop critical thought in relation to the new context. The article proposes four demands to intellectual emigration: (1) one should not cancel out previous life experience and consider emigration as beginning life anew; (2) one must resist the pressure of the industrial apparatus...
Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... but, rather, a necessary openness to resistance, interpretation, and improvisation. A “scriptive thing,” like a play script, broadly structures a performance while unleashing original, live variations. Like the police in Louis Althusser's famous scenario, scriptive things leap out within a field...
Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... people's racial or ethnic identity, per se, than it does about the contradictory racial identities of the British state itself. These become visible both in terms of state practices with regard to race and in terms of the myriad ways that black people represent the state, appeal to it, resist it, or embody...
Social Text (1 March 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 2018...
Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 1960s on, Cuban filmmakers turned to allegory as a means of resisting the reduction of art to propaganda and articulating more ambivalent takes on the Cuban Revolution. Yet spectators steeped in the political binaries of the Cold War often reduced films to arguments for or against socialism. Such...
Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Britt Rusert This article uses a collection of African American women's friendship albums held at the Library Company of Philadelphia to reflect on scholarly resistance to reading disappointment, and negativity more generally, in the archives of black freedom. Rather than viewing these artifacts as...
Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Greg L. Childs This article explores the problem of torture and secrecy in the archives of conspiracies, seditions, and black resistance movements in the colonial Americas of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Using the example of the Tailors' Conspiracy, a seditious movement that...
Social Text (1 September 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...
Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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...