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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Unocal to build a pipeline from Central Asia through Afghanistan. A senior U.S. diplomat explained his government’s thinking: “The Taliban will probably develop like the Saudis did. There will be Aramco, pipelines, an emir, no parliament and lots of Sharia law. We can live with that.”1 U.S...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... statement on a knowable cultural body. Though by no means limited to the United States — Chris Abani tells of visiting Saudi Arabia and being asked “You are from Nigeria? Did you know Okonkwo?” — this reductive, literalist reading practice has been per- fected here.8 While its roots lie...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of the Defense Policy Board at which RAND analyst Laurent Murawiec argued that Saudi Ara- bia is an enemy of the United States, “the kernel of evil, the prime mover, the most dangerous opponent” in the Middle East.21 This opinion ignores the historically close relations between the United States...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... simultaneously the signal of rap’s vitality even in theocratic Saudi Arabia, where local rapper Klash has been arrested several times and where the 2008 album When the Desert Speaks, by Emirati hip-­hop duo Desert Heat, was banned.15 Algeria, in which the first...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council, for instance, are indebted to recruiting agencies that transport them from their countries of origin (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines) to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bah-rain, or Oman, where they work under conditions of indebted...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... allied to and supportive of Israel, since September 11 its policy has shifted even closer to the Israeli regional agenda (see Joel Beinin’s essay here), as one is noticing a rift with another traditional U.S. ally—Saudi Arabia...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
...-VI). problematic index of GDP, in Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia it averaged out at 6 to 7 percent during the period 1960–80 and rose 5 percent per year in Latin America during the same period. Africa’s GDP as a conti...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... southern Nigeria but also across the Sahara to North Africa and the Middle East, across the Atlantic and increasingly over the Indian Ocean to Asia.11 Northerners chase modernity through Muslim connections to Saudi Arabia, Dubai, and other Islamic centers, as well as through connections to the West...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Arab lives as lives? 13. Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s response to Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s remarks on October 11 in New York raises this question of the acceptability of critical discourse emphatically...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the country and by 2008 was regularly offered elsewhere in Southeast Asia. More recently, ESQ seminars have been held as far afield as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the Netherlands. These elaborate “spiritual training” programs mix the latest human...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... Riding the tide of such arrangements is the recent partnership pro- gram between King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a new graduate university in Saudi Arabia with an instant US$10 billion endowment, and Stanford University, the University of Texas...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Return of the Victim-Hero Who knew this coalition would get such help from a man George Caf- fentzis described as a disaffected member of the Saudi capitalist class, try- ing to gain state power back home?13 That man’s failure to...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... number of reports of chronic illness among the nearly 700,000 U.S. troops who served in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq.”11 Fueled by fears that Iraqis would use chemical and biological weapons, the U.S. military inoculated its soldiers with experi- mental drug cocktails. And to blast Iraqi tanks sky...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... same time, Thomas Friedman rec- 9/11 (and during ommended that Saudi Arabia establish more American studies programs in their universities, unconsciously invoking the sorry history of the field’s the anthrax Cold War manipulation by the state. Though I have no explicit evidence of...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... where the need for menial and physical labor overdetermined the class status of immigrants, that is, in Fiji, Guyana, Trinidad, and Suriname (indentured laborers), as well as Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Britain, and, to a lesser extent, Canada. The diaspora inhabits many locales, as does the nation...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 47–65.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Arenfeld, director of the American Center for Democ- racy, argued that Middle East studies programs are part of a “Saudi fifth column” in U.S. universities. Things proceeded smoothly in this vein until a young man interrupted Dr. Phyllis Chesler’s account of the nihil- istic romanticization...