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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Bakirathi Mani In Geometric Landscapes and the Spectacle of Force , the Pakistani artist Seher Shah works with archival images of the 1903 Delhi Durbar and contemporary images of the U.S. “war on terror.” This essay examines how Shah's digital print binds together theaters of U.S. and British...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Nayan Shah Duke University Press 2005 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom In June 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling that Nayan Shah decriminalized consensual sodomy. Lawrence and Garner...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and anti-American with the emergence of the United States as the dominant economic and political power backing the Shah’s regime in the 1960s and antimodern 1970s. This antiforeign emergence within Iranian nationalism was inti- mately...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and configuring ideology itself.20 These variously border-crossing texts — a Bollywood film such as Randhir Kapoor’sHenna , novels such as Mumtaz Shah Nawaz’s The Heart Divided and Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories, short stories such as Altaf Fatima’s “The Walls Weep...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the Iranian revolution and the overthrow of Muhammad Reza Shah, on 4 November 1979 the U.S. embassy in Teheran was over- run by militants claiming to follow the line of Ayatollah Khomeini. Fifty- two embassy staffers were taken hostage, precipitating a crisis that per- sisted for 444 days, until 20...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Texas? Teemu Ruskola 235 Uncivil Wrongs: Race, Religion, Hate, and Incest in Queer Politics Michael Cobb 251 Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom Nayan Shah 275...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Nayan Shah’s contribution, “Policing Privacy, Migrants, and the Limits of Freedom,” rethinks the liberation narrative of Lawrence v. Texas in the context of early- twentieth-century sodomy cases involving racialized migrant workers in the rural West. Shah...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 73, Vol. 20, No. 4, Winter 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke University Press. Iran might seem an exception to this pattern. Under the pro-American government of the shah it was a secular state; after the 1979 revolution it became...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... The most notable attack of ‘ajam against Bahla, however, was in 1737 – 38, at the end of the Ya’ariba dynasty, during Nader Shah’s time. See John G. Lorimer, Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman, and Central Arabia (Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, 1915), 1:406 – 7. Rivalries among...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
... with Osama bin Laden, Sani Abacha, Shah Rukh Khan, Tupac Shakur, and Ali Nuhu preachers contest for space on Kano buses and taxis.41 The recent revival of sharia law is contemporaneous with the jump in popularity of gangsta rap and hip-hop with Osama...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... as the focus of civic authorities, particularly public health officials. Nayan Shah points out how the Common Council’s inves- tigation and surveillance of San Francisco’s Chinatown assumed that “the entire location had only one racial identity...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... purpose of Model Minority discourse is to enable the erasure of racialized and classed abjection and marginalization by learning how to consume properly, the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy demonstrates how much easier, and more fun, impropriety truly is. 1 See Shah, Contagious Divides ; Lowe...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
... lipstick—Rethinking images of women in advertising. Media Studies 7 (winter-spring): 141 -55. Scott, M., and H. Rothman. 1992 . Companies with a conscience: Intimate portraits of twelve firms that make a difference . Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group. Shah, D. 2000 . Leagues try to protect...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2020
... ; Gopinath, Impossible Desires ; Eng, Racial Castration ; and Shah, Contagious Divides . 12 See Althusser, “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” 13 See Hennessy, Profit and Pleasure ; Joseph, Against the Romance of Community ; and Floyd, Reification of Desire...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... governing Hindu women in 19513 to the prolonged battle in the 1980s over the Shah Bano maintenance case, which challenged Islamic community laws governing women), Hindu and Muslim commu- nities consolidated patriarchal norms by using the “woman as subject of the community tradition” as a signifier...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in particular, as a source of infectious diseases. Anti-immigration efforts in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century often centered on Chinese migrants as vectors for leprosy and sexually transmitted infections. See Shah, Contagious Divides ; and Ahuja, Bioinsecurities , chap. 1 . 26...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 87–113.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... “M2 is a no-man’s land for those with unreliable vehicles. . . . Qarar Shah, a Lahore based banker still shudders when recalling his experience.”56 100 Naveeda Khan “Those compelled to stay on the road as their own bodies demanded release have...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Harry Baweja, 2002), Baaz: A Bird in Danger (dir. Tinnu Verma, 2003), Talaash: The Hunt Begins . . . (dir. Suneel Darshan, 2003), Hatya: The Murder (dir. Kadar Kashmiri, 2004), and Waqt: The Race against Time (dir. Vipul shah, 2005). See Orsini, “ Dil Maange More .” 38 Gupta, “Death...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Special thanks to Lisa Lowe for convening the panel—together with Nayan Shah, David Eng, and Rod Ferguson—and for her comments and continued support. A revised version was presented in a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures and the Department of Anthropology...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Notes My thanks to Nayan Shah for inviting me to give an earlier draft of this essay at the American Studies Association annual conference in November 2001. I am grateful to David Eng for inviting this submission, for his insightful critique, and for suggesting the title, and to the Social Text...