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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... structures of violence might allow for a way of thinking about the invaluable, or the outside of value, and how the lives of women in the life are informed by that knowledge even when, and perhaps because, they are at such close proximity to death. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 serial murder...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... begin or transform globalization. I have selected three extreme bodyscapes to analyze in this text: the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, decapitations related to drug trafficking, and the mutilations suffered by certain migrants as they travel through Mexico to the United States. These...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Is . . . ” labels to comment on the horrifi c production of anonymous seriality in the murders of young women workers at maquiladoras (“golden mills”) in Juarez, Mexico; to take another example, they mimic the “Gap” cloth...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 2001 crime novel, depicts the abduction and sexual abuse of a seven-year-old boy and the disappear- ance and murder of a nineteen-year-old girl within a gentrifying Bos- ton neighborhood. Both the book and the film explore how these events impact three Irish American men: Sean Devine (Kevin Bacon...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... when, as is so often the case, it mimics the law and its institutional forms. This drive is impatient, aggressive, and destructive. It satisfies itself not in the oblivion of sexual intimacy but in murderous bloodletting. Almost invariably, it...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 65–91.
Published: 01 June 2002
... considered in this essay were, in their time, near-future histories in the naturalist vein: Sutton Griggs’s Imperium in Imperio (1899), George Schuyler’s Black Empire (serialized in sixty-two installments from 1936 to 1938), John A. Williams’s Sons of Darkness, Sons of Light (1969), and Chester Himes’s...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the brutal violence against the poor that immediately prompted the for- mation of a “citizen action initiative” known as Viva Rio. On 23 July Social Text 69, Vol. 19, No. 4, Winter 2001. Copyright © 2001 by Duke University Press. 1993, eight street children were murdered by a...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2000–2001 by DC Comics. 1 The series tells the story of nine members of the Legion of Super-Heroes—America’s longest-lived superhero team, first introduced in 1958 as a teenage intergalactic peacekeeping force in Adventure Comics , a science-fantasy serial—who find themselves stranded for a year in...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Mahlatsi’s and Angus Gibson’s Yizo Yizo (meaning “this is it/this is the real thing a television serial about a group of township youths who are attempting to negotiate the competing demands and opportunities of school and criminality.1 Broadcast between 1999 and 2004, Yizo Yizo offered South...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... subse- quently attributed to the snipers might have remained in the homicide limbo of unsolved crime—just another random shooting death. Only by concentrating their attack did the snipers’ serial spree take on the propor- tion of terror to emerge as what Jean Baudrillard might call a “singularity...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and O. J. Simpson trials and the Klanlike murder of Robert Byrd in Texas. This is by no means a comprehensive timeline. But on Flatbush Fragment on Kropotkin and Giuliani 15 The people’s Avenue, on New York Avenue, on Grand...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the rest of the narrative, Rushdie paints Bombay through a pastiche of newspaper headlines, magazine stories, advertisement hoard- the high and the ings, fi lm sequences, and television serials. As the narrative disintegrates into fragments, it...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... family life in the suburbs. Two additional main characters, representing the rationality of science in the form of evo-devo graduate student Cosima Niehaus, on the one hand, and the cult superstition of creationist religion in the form of the blonde Ukrainian serial killer Helena, on the other, are...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Ruby notes, “Its supporters differ in whether they propose one (Kaplan), two (Post and Jones & Fong), or three (Strentz) personal- ity types.”17 What all these models and theories aim to show is how an otherwise normal individual becomes a murderous terrorist, and that process time and again...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
...; for there is no end to the accumulation: ‘the lonely hour of the “last instance” never arrives’ (Althusser).” 8 Translated back to Jameson’s term, this infinite seriality of the drive is to be understood not as a temporal continuum but as an atemporal discontinuum of what he newly calls...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 19–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... his own position is also an interesting development: now he characterizes popular pre- independence nationalisms as forms of unbounded seriality that are uni- versalistically potent but which later become ethnic separatisms only when nationalisms...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- mined that Mundu the servant does not masturbate while watching the Hindu epic serial Ramayana and after the name Sita was changed to Nita in the film. Because the figure of Sita is highly esteemed in popular Hindu culture, the name was...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010