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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... loyalty to a racial state that reinscribed the racist order of White supremacism. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 war civil religion sacrifice African American soldiers World War I racial state From the early years of the buffalo soldiers following the US Civil War to the...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Rohatyn’s longtime home), gives his opinion of “What New York Will Have to Give Up”: school construction and repair, among other improvements to New York’s decaying infrastructure (Rattner 2001). Another period of pain, austerity, and sacrifice has come upon New Yorkers, Rattner reluctantly proclaims...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... form free and peaceful societies that would become strong allies of America. The World War II generation endured great suffering and sacrifice because they understood that defeating tyranny in Europe and Asia was...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., sacrifice, religious devo- also always builds tion, monuments, art, and gifts all constitute forms of waste and excess; only a healthy society partakes in such exorbitance, just as only a thriving, to madness. extravagant organism has the capacity to grow or reproduce. Derrida, too, rejected...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... commemorating the fallen, sacrifice for the nation or for freedom celebrated through military parades. They are often religiously ordained. Religious symbols become military awards (the Iron Cross); military parades in turn become civic processions over time. One finds the hints here of the transformation...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... mappings of bodies and territories, like indigenous mappings, can hold together divergent scales of intimacy and land and make explicit how colonialism inhabits normative fictions (binary gendered bodies and nation-states). Both are marked by violence and disciplining. Why would we want this? Why sacrifice...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... is selflessly dedicated to her hus- band to the point of ascetic renunciation. The pativrata’s virtues of “fem- inine self-sacrifice, virtue, fidelity, and chastity,” which Chakravarti (1990, 71) lists as the ideal qualities of Sita, are also, it can be pointed out, qual- ities that are coextensive...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... such a process of critique and self-critique might inflect upon contemporary practices of living the threat of heterogeneity. In “African Americans, the Racial State, and the Cultus of War: Sacrifice and Citizenship,” Sylvester A. Johnson unfolds an especially condensed moment in the colonial...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... abolition of the draft in 1973, despite ongoing U.S. militarism, saved the nation’s white elite by sacrificing its black, brown, and poor white populations. Gay Shame’s absent black and brown bodies constitute queer theory’s missing in action—quite literally. The...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... mothers in the Hudson Valley, a relative degree of social isolation is also a significant factor. My findings show that in spite of these challenges and sacrifices, transnational mothers are making solid contributions to their families...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... “the border next door” is appropriate because it evokes a range of meanings. These include surveillance and militarization, hostil- ity and violence, clandestinity and invisibility, and individual and family sacrifice. At the same time, the phrase also references the formation of transnational...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... have circulated loss of limb as the signature sacrifice of a presumed birthright — that of free, wage-­earning, “normate” embodi- ment unburdened by reproduction.13 Historically, however, the white male amputee has figured as paradox, at times as a...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... scientific law and feeding rather than choking the glorious world of fancy and imagination of poetry and art, of beauty and deep culture” and 4) “Sacrifice . . . When I say sacrifice, I mean sacrifice. I mean a real and definite...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... by the new governor of Ramallah was the protection he offered to the new lifestyles. The intifada culture of austerity and self-sacrifice and its youthful policers had all but eradicated nightlife and other forms of entertainment. The new lenient policy was nothing short of a declaration of...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 39–65.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... nation. He was especially scornful of those of his peers who (in unintended mimicry of the state) extolled self-sacrifice only to wax lyrical about their self-arrogated moral burden. He once remarked in exasperation about the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... now. I belong. The Umbilicus, in short, was an ancient work of popular performance art. As part of daily life, accruing a fecund amalgam of earthy sacrifices, it produced an image of the republic’s sovereign citizenry that prefigured the expansive inclusiveness of the Roman Empire. But it was also...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
... cruel indifference of the market- place does not seem to deter the chronically discounted. Indeed, and largely because of artists’ traditions of sacrifice, it often appears to spur them on in ways that would be regarded as...