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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Brooks . 1975 . Step Right Up . New York : Doubleday . Morgensen Scott Lauria . 2009 . “ Settler Homonationalism: Theorizing Settler Colonialism within Queer Modernities .” GLQ 16 , nos. 1–2 : 105 – 31 . Netherland Julie Hansen Helena . 2017 . “ White Opioids...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mangalika de Silva This inquiry concerns the majoritarian right governing Sri Lanka instantiated through state counterinsurgency, extrajudicial violence, and symbiotic ideologies of postwar “reconciliation” and political disaffection. Majoritarian right is a predicative apparatus instating both...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 69–92.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Yosimar Reyes's #UndocuJoy as a diagnosis of undocuqueer life, where I read “the right to thrive” as an artivism of mobility, not through the ableist, capitalistic, or juridical frames of capacitation provided by the liberal state, but as an ongoing endurance of anti-undocumented sentiment...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The first pages of the Mary E. Smith report (copy 2). On the right side, the lone column with annotations records “When they died.” The ship was captured on January 20, 1856; all of the Africans recorded here died in early February. Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, IJ6 472. Photograph More
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael D. Rubenstein This essay argues that the public utility, particularly electricity supply, signifies powerfully as a form of social recognition, a basic human right, and a model of civic inclusion and citizenship in the modern and postcolonial Bildungsroman . James Joyce's A Portrait...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Erin Trapp This article provides a reading of the nonhuman world registered in Dunya Mikhail’s poem Diary of a Wave outside the Sea . While human rights poetry traditionally assembles a poetics of witnessing or mourning and focuses on the construction of the human person, this reading of Mikhail’s...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... understanding of the historical phenomenon of queer human rights discourse in and against China. I analyze this discourse as the political instrument that allows the Republic of China (ROC) to distinguish itself from the People's Republic of China (PRC). As my narrative shows, Taiwan has indeed made some civic...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... IN THE CONTE X T OF FA MILY RIGHTS I came to the United States from Pakistan in 1991 as a student. I had come Chandan Reddy to the United States because I had a thought that coming out as a gay man would be safer for me in this country. After graduating...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Teemu Ruskola Duke University Press 2005 Gay Rights versus Queer Theory WH AT IS LEFT OF SODOMY AFTER L AWRENCE V. TE X A S? In effect, we live in a legal, social...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Alyshia Gálvez Duke University Press 2006 La Virgen Meets Eliot Spitzer Articul ating l A bor Rights for Me xic an Immigr ants “We’re being taken advantage of. We’re not being respected...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...KT Thompson This article traces a discursive lineage from a 2013 Second Amendment billboard campaign in Colorado to visual accounts of white settler nostalgia that circulated in the 1860s. The billboard foregrounds fantasies of indigeneity for a contemporary political discourse of “gun rights...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jasbir K. Puar “Transgender rights are the civil rights issue of our time.” So stated Vice President Joe Biden just one week before the November 2012 election. This article critically reframes calls such as this by foregrounding a historical trajectory not celebrated by national LGBT groups...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to contest and disrupt neoliberal and other forms of governmentality, in order to assert individual and communal rights. Activists and academics seeking to shift policy and public health practice, in particular, would do well to examine more closely the ways in which HIV/AIDS discourse and activism in South...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... medical care to the sick and dying. To highlight some of the unique dimensions of these discourses, I contrast them with arguments put forward in the context of the contemporary ethical and legal debate in the United States on the rights of the terminally ill. I give particular attention to how distinct...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and for the future. This unexpected lamination of pedagogy and necrophilia reveals that the survival of the body politic happens not by keeping death at bay but by soliciting it. As site of this solicitation, the Christian secular child uneasily straddles past and future, death and life. Lee Edelman may be right...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Mbembe. The disseminated misrecognition of modern slavery is then traced in the discourse of post–civil rights racial politics, especially in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 People-of-Color-Blindness Notes on the Afterlife of Slavery Jared Sexton...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... effectively exist outside the community of rights. During this period, immigration arrests and deportations reached unprecedented levels, at a moment when the majority of the undocumented remained an irredeemably criminalized status. By disavowing any intention to conduct mass deportations, Immigration...