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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... culmination of almost fifty years of sexual politics. To answer this question, the essay returns Guy Hocquenghem’s seminal 1972 text Homosexual Desire to consider the latent friction between sexual and politics that Hocquenghem identifies and that continues to characterize our contemporary moment. It then...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Alys Eve Weinbaum Duke University Press 2001 ST.02- Weinbaum 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 15 Reproducing Racial Globality W. E. B. DU BOIS AND THE SEXUAL POLITICS...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... women and the rehabilitation program in Dhaka in January 1973. The following discussion highlights the personal, political, and intellectual context within which Spivak undertook this visit to Bangladesh along with a deconstructive reading of sexual violence during wars which she refers to as the “tacit...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 103–125.
Published: 01 June 2001
... THE REGULATION OF SEXUALITY When American liberals think about the politics of sexuality, their ideas Anna Marie are usually framed in individualistic and narrow terms. Many defenders of Smith Roe v. Wade aggressively oppose the bans on late-term abortions...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jigna Desai Duke University Press 2002 Homo on the Range MOBILE AND GLOBAL SEXUALITIES Precisely because culture in our postmodern era of what Frederic Jameson Jigna Desai...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard T. Rodríguez This article examines Latino male homosexual practices emerging in Chicago’s presumably impermeable neighborhoods. Drawing from a range of texts—the sociological studies comprising The Sexual Organization of the City (2004), Achy Obejas’s short story “Above All, a Family Man...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Critique, I attempted to Roderick A. advance a materialist interrogation of racialized gender and sexuality. I Ferguson tried to do so by theorizing the genealogy of women of color feminism as inspiration for intersectional analyses of nonheteronormative racial...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... meanings of these words illuminate existing and emerging contradictions in the politics of gender and sexuality in immigrant communities. Recent scholarship has documented the centrality of sexuality to...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Geeta Patel Duke University Press 2006 Risky Subjects: Insurance, Sexuality, and Capital On 1 March 2004 a prominent Calcutta newspaper ran the following Geeta Patel advice: “Fixed cost: For birth of a boy: Rs. 3001, for birth of a girl: Rs...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Rosío Córdova Plaza Duke University Press 2007 Translated by Trudy Balch Sexuality and Gender in Transnational Spaces REALIGNMENTS IN RURAL VERACRUZ FAMILiES DUE TO...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... space for queer subjects, but this queer space presumes and embodies a new kind of homonormativity that punishes and disciplines sexual minorities who do not conform to accepted norms of sexual respectability. What is missing in the global perception of Taiwan as the liberal counterpart to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reconfiguration of “bodies and pleasures” that Foucault famously calls for in The History of Sexuality . Foucault demonstrates, in other words, that a rethinking of sexuality must accompany any thinking of revolution, but that there can be no autonomous “sexual revolution” independent from the struggle against...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to flourish within black feminism, masked as racial progressivism. Ultimately, this strain of anti-pornography politics has promoted a black feminist sexual conservatism which systematically ignores questions of black women's pleasure, sexual agency, and desires, and has generated a normative...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Tryon P. Woods This essay explores the ethicopolitical context in which black art, black performance, black social movements, and black popular culture find expression. I configure the critical study of hip hop within an accounting of the materiality of antiblack sexual violence in which the modern...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sexuality. I argue that incipient expressions of disaggregation appear in Jagger's performances at certain pivotal moments in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Jagger's sexual dissidence, once tied to blackness via music and dance, from 1968 on (corresponding to high racial tensions in Britain and the United...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Yetta Howard This article explores how queerness and industrial music work through each other in often contradictory and uneasy ways. This radical complementarity invites some of the most promising qualities of their statuses as antinormative manifestations of sexuality and sound. By bringing...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Stephanie D. Clare The out gay subject is the well-adjusted, neoliberal subject. This essay investigates contemporary lesbian and gay coming out narratives, tracing how the “problem” with gay and lesbian identities appears therein not as one’s gender or sexual queerness but as one’s (potential...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jill Lane This essay analyzes the figure of the “smoking habanera”—a term I use to describe the sexualized image of a black Cuban woman smoking a cigar, usually wearing a headdress and revealing clothing, whose latest iteration is found among the plethora of small clay figurines on sale for...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... when the politics of gendered and sexualized forms of violence and brutality are left unexamined in relation to the massacred Apache women. Tucsonense Mexicanas were among the perpetrators; Aravaipa and Pinal Apache women made up most of the dead. The complexities of racialized female subjects as both...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...