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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... sense of out-of-control postwar criminality with the potent memory of past “terrorist subversion” of the war era and before. It was orchestrated by media moguls, powerful politicians, and law-enforcement leaders who opposed legal limits on sentences for juveniles imposed by United Nations conventions...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... It rejects the opposition between the allegedly profound German Kultur and the “mere civilization” of the United States. The introduction concludes by highlighting the main challenges of translating “ Kultur and Culture”: the author's complex sentences and the characteristics of a spontaneous, freely held...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... confinement constitutes a site of neglect where women must fend for themselves to perform reproductive labor as a way to complete their sentence. This practice reveals new forms of social control and state surveillance in which judges, social workers, and penitentiaries determine which women are appropriate...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... but not abject. Not propertied but shared out, burning and brown. Something else: an unfinished conversation about mothers. It was another thought, a branching out. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Untitled Jennifer Doyle “The sentence is ruined as soon as I enter it.” That sentence floats...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . The New Jim Crow . New York : New Press , 2011 . American Civil Liberties Union . “ Racial Disparities in Sentencing Hearing on Reports of Racism in the Justice System of the United States .” Submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 153rd Session , October 27 , 2014...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 2016 Erratum for Martha Hodes, “Lincoln’s Black Mourners: Submerged Voices, Everyday Life, and the Question of Storytelling.” Social Text no. 125 (2015): 68–76. On p. 72, the second sentence of the second full paragraph should have read: According to the white journalist...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., to be suspended in, even exiled within language itself. I am suspended within and yet beyond the ontology of the sentence (of politicality), held in an ellipsis, a cloud of antepolitical unknowing. What might it mean to write the experience of semiotic exile, to not be sentenced to the sentence while suspended...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and Population Racism Patricia Ticineto Clough and Craig Willse On 8 September 2002, a series of photographs and text advertising fash- ions by Kenneth Cole appeared as an insert in the Sunday New York Times Magazine.1 To the right of the insert’s cover photo, a sentence...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... sentencing memorandum, Vang had first shot Willers, and then shot Mark Roidt, twenty-­eight, and Dennis Drew, fifty-­five, almost simultaneously. After chasing and shooting Lauren Hesebeck, forty-­eight, Vang shot Robert Crotteau and his son Joseph, twenty. As Alan Laski, forty-­three, and Jessica...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in amazement. Some of them may write in broken paragraphs and partial, so it seems, unfinished sentences,43 or make their text to “interrupt itself,” believing that at the points of rupture their texts might “share themselves out.”44...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... their bodies around the city or, in the case of four of his victims, burning their dead bodies in a makeshift fire pit he had dug behind his home. It was not to be in May 2006 when that same man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... information on the process. To the reader who extracts this article from a database, the first sentence may not make sense. So, FYI, this is the final article in the aforementioned issue. The process of writing this issue involved examining the terms we use to talk about the present moment. What we...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the death sentence, judges were more likely motivated to keep secrets because pro- motions for royal magistrates were based on a combination of seniority, family connections, and a record of “exemplary performance” in judi- cial cases.7...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as the fattening of sentences with details and sidebar information objectivizes the conditions and feelings of its characters, the shifting of scenes or decades or point of view is White Teeth ’s structural strategy of managing a system in which no character gets too intimate, lost instead in a narrative...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in the second sentence to “all third-world texts” and, later, to the novel alone, as Jameson contends somewhat opaquely that such texts are national allegories “even when, or perhaps I should say, particularly when their forms develop out...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... power and was handed an eleven-year jail sentence. Indeed, Liu’s fame worked against him on this occasion. His credibility, as someone who remained manifestly uncowed despite the prison terms he had served, made any formal political cause that included him a direct threat to the party’s...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of yet another child molester or rapist sentenced by corrupt courts to a couple of short years in prison or on parole. It is not hate that makes the white workingman curse about the latest boatload of aliens dumped on our shores to be given job preference over the white citizen who...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sense of the present. On the other hand, we have global history now, and it’s very hard for anybody to have a really enlarged sense of all that history. And then there’s also English as a global language and what remains of an older kind of English. Think of those long sentences of George Eliot. I would...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... having sexual intercourse, comes after a series of reports of child rapes.” Although the first sentence refers to the protection of children, it is only girl children, and babies, who are involved. The second sentence refers...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
... August sentencing and shortly before the group’s sched- uled appeal, which would result in the suspension of the sentence of Yekat- erina Samutsevich but the upholding of those of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina. The legal defense team had come to the United States to draw attention...