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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as his writings attended to the specificities of 1950s television, including the importance of stereotypes as holdovers from radio comedy, the constraints of studio shooting, the standards of script development, and the complicated reception of “common sense.” What remains now is to bring the...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... embarrassed to ask for a chance to meet his son. Karthi is shooting daily now for Siruthai, but his father promises to try to arrange a meeting when they take a break. The moment approaches one evening two weeks later. You’re loiter- ing...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-missouri-profits-from-poverty/ . Bonilla-Silva Eduardo . 2003 . Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America . New York : Rowan and Littlefield . Capehart Jonathan . 2015 . “ ‘Hands Up, Don't Shoot’ Was Built on a Lie.” Washington...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Ordinary people doing ordinary things were trans- formed into targets, the suburbs into a shooting range. Seven people fell during the first three days of the sniper’s attack. “Killed while sitting on a park bench,” “killed while walking across a parking lot,” “killed while doing lawn work,” “killed...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and systematically executed several of them, and the Virginia Tech shootings that resulted in the deaths of thirty-two college students and faculty members.13 But there are others, some successful, some merely attempted. Between 2 February 1996, when...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., plywood, cardboard, and scrap-metal shacks and other informal structures were built by homeless people to serve as residences and by intravenous drug users (IDUs) to serve as “shooting galleries” (injecting spaces). Some were seasonal edifices, their materials stored...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... lands and the legacies and tactics of white militias. 4 Despite the contemporary declarations about the sanctity of Second Amendment rights, which resound ever more vehemently after contemporary mass shootings in the United States, the intent of the Second Amendment has long been under debate...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... shooting of a young black man in Tottenham, the riot was initially a response to the continual police violence and economic oppres- sion experienced by the black population in London and across Britain. Unlike earlier riots, including Notting Hill Carnival in 1976 and Brixton in 1985, this uprising...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- Johnson ists (AFTRA) against the producers of television commercials, Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) took out an ad in Shoot, a trade magazine, that featured a pair of withered, dark-skinned, sagging breasts. The caption read, “In South Africa, this is what SAG means.” The ad signaled the...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... police force to pick Ivan up, but he shoots the offi cers who try to do so. He becomes an outlaw hunted by both the police and his superiors in the gang, but is idolized by the common people and protected by Elsa and some of his lower...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
...; don’t burn me — Oh, oh, kill me, kill me! Shoot me, shoot me!” His crying and entreaties fell on deaf ears. Hot irons were brought out, and then his eyes were burned out. The moans and screams which he uttered cannot be described, and perhaps it is as well that they cannot. It...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that became one of our primary locations for the video shoot. She was the least vocal in the group, but she was the only participant who had been involved in our ini- tial attempts to hold the workshop in her housing community. Michelle, a fi fteen-year-old black female, learned about MEC through...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... transformation of art and society, a tension set in relief by a sign once seen by Oscar Wilde in a Colorado saloon in the 1880s: “Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.” Posted in a Leadville saloon, this appeal caught the eye of art in its...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...: bodyscape, entropy, deadly volition, practice of disorder, cruelty, orthopedics of shootings, hyperbolic representation, negative anatomo-­politics, bloody hieroglyphics. Quoting Michael Taussig, Parrini diagnoses a process, recurrent across the history of the Americas, whereby social control takes...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... right. Their tenure is as provisional and precarious as that of the forest trees which the Western pioneer fells or that of the big game which he shoots down. And how shall the “civilized” Lords of Creation treat the human game, when in their own time they come to take...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... tall, handsome film star Liu Ye). Originally, the film’s main narrative strand was going to be the story of this Chinese officer in the resisting army; moreover, it was supposed to be a love story in the manner of Titanic.13 But during shooting, the director unsurprisingly could not...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... cursed me terribly, some threatening to shoot me, but the only thing that occurred was being spit upon by a rebel. . . . I took no notice of the insult, because there were nearly 2,000 colored persons in the place and nearly every one...