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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
...María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo; David Sartorius This essay reflects on the Social Text articles on revolution. Many first-world contributors to Social Text , on the one hand, reassessed Marxist theories of political consciousness and political economy in light of the praxis of third-world...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Rudolf Mrázek Duke University Press 2006 Literature or Revolution WRITING ROBUST IN A POSTCOLONI AL METROPOLIS It is a question of building, which is at the root of the social unrest of today: Rudolf Mrázek architecture or revolution...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., 81 -118. Volkmer, Ingrid. 1997 . “Universalism and Particularism: The Problem of Cultural Sovereignty and Global Information Flow.” In Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information Infrastructure , edited by Brian Kahin and Charles Nisson, 48 -83. The Revolution Will Be...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., is their claim that we need to rethink the relationship between Foucault and Marx so as to return Foucault to a thinker of revolution in all its complexity. The authors then turn to Foucault’s deeply misunderstood involvement in the Iranian Revolution to argue that Foucault did not endorse a...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... hiatus during the early decades of the revolution. The smoking habanera is, I argue, a signature of Cuba's so-called “Special Period,” a figure that interrupts and corrects the exceptionalist narrative of the Revolution and one that assures us that the racial past is not over; in the new economy, the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ana María Dopico As Social Text published its first essays on Latin America, the Americas were living the disastrous consequences of a hemispheric cold war in the forms of dictatorships, military rule, and brutal state violence; confronting popular and institutionalized revolutions; and suffering...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Paris in September, and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October, in which he resigned from the French Communist Party. The editorial note places the two pieces in the context of the political currents of French colonialism at the time (on the eve of the Algerian revolution) and of Césaire's own...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
... example, anatomized the impact of hegemonic projects of environmental transformation such as the Green Revolution. In addition, they reminded us that the polarized debates about climate change that unfolded during the 1990s were but the latest installment in the agonistic social construction of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 2012
... understanding of human beings as interrelated individual subjects but one differing from Western notions of individualism. The idea of Da Tong, for instance, carried an idealistic, utopian charge. It was foundational for Chinese visions of revolution that aimed to change China not by embracing modernity but by...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... world is grounded, especially as hip hop emerges through the transmutation of the state’s terroristic repression of black revolution in the 1960s and 1970s into the sexualized violence of the present prison industrial complex. Using a reading of Lil’ Wayne and his song “Mrs. Officer,” I argue that the...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José Quiroga Originally delivered as a talk in a New York University conference titled Queer Cuba, organized by José Esteban Muñoz and others, this essay explores the present and the past histories of homosexuality and revolution, and it zeroes in on the work and presence of a group of young Cuban...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
... defamiliarize existing scholarship. Makeba’s long exile in Ahmed Sékou Touré’s Guinea between 1969 and 1986 is examined in the light of these claims. Here, Makeba crosses a theater of intense ideological contestation following Touré’s 1968 socialist cultural revolution, illuminating some of its constitutive...
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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...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
...,” the Ital- ian writer and Communist activist Maria-­Antonietta Macciocchi, having just returned from a trip to China, praised the Cultural Revolution as a model for the West. Instead of clinging to the “ideal socialism” of the Soviet Union, Macciocchi urged her readers to look toward the...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... ontological forms, it reveals the road traveled by them. Here is a form of subjectivity that, with politico- ontological passport in hand, migrated from a world of political intensity into the world of global consumer desire. Framed these days less by their own Cultural Revolution than by this series...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 219–222.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008). 222 Mukherjee ∙ Racial Politics Revolution María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo and David Sartorius To be a communist is a beautiful thing, although it causes many headaches. And the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 230.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon (New York: Verso, 2008), and Paul Street, Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008). 222 Mukherjee ∙ Racial Politics Revolution María Josefina...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Phenomenon (New York: Verso, 2008), and Paul Street, Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008). 222 Mukherjee ∙ Racial Politics Revolution María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo and David Sartorius To be a...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008). 222 Mukherjee ∙ Racial Politics Revolution María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo and David Sartorius To be a communist is a beautiful thing, although it causes many headaches. And the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 247–250.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Future of American Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008). 222 Mukherjee ∙ Racial Politics Revolution María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo and David Sartorius To be a communist is a beautiful thing, although it causes many headaches. And the...