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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ann Pellegrini This essay examines the role of sincerity in several recent US Supreme Court cases on religious freedom in which plaintiffs successfully sought religious exemptions from otherwise applicable state or federal laws: Hosanna-Tabor , Hobby Lobby , and Holt . Under a religious sincerity...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... past and present, as a corollary of institutional corporatization, and heed the call for a more sincere alliance between theater and performance studies. The essay is also a call for the arts and humanities in general to confront the market and global logics of knowledge production; it argues that we...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 2014
... generated a lot of praise and denunciation. The negative criticism I read ranged from thoughtful con- cerns about the politics of staging such a project in the Bronx and another line of commentary that questioned the artist’s sincerity or condemned the endeavor as naïve. Moten continued to work on...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... In terms of hardcore ethics, which were all about being “real” and dismissing “posers,” this was a rhetorical question. Obviously you don’t want to be something you’re not — punk was about being yourself — or at least it was when refracted through the pious sincerity of American hardcore. No...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the symbolic and social force of human sacrifice into a state religion’s transformative rituals of death. In her contribution, “Sincerely Held; or, The Pastorate 2.0,” Ann Pellegrini draws on Foucault’s work in Security, Territory, and Population to consider how the liberal discourses of...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... respectful attention not only makes caricatures of its many sincere adherents but also leaves no terrain for engaging them.” Nevertheless, Moreton deftly illustrates the complic- ity of Christian piety, surplus value extraction, and heteronormativity in Wal-Mart’s neocolonial ethics of (social...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... themselves drawn into this catchy refrain. Some are embarrassingly sincere in their enthusiasm (the Kenyan matatu driver); some look like they are trying to brush away an annoying ear-worm (the Chicago cop); all are entangled, by this case of spooky action at a distance, into a momentary convergence that...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... from an acknowledgment of this fact, that what makes emo sincere for some listeners renders it silly for others. But it also could derive from the ambiguous aesthetics of the genre that have even made it difficult to distinguish emo from its peers...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... people were to write down their worst habit. Most of the participants expressed the opinion that they did not work hard enough or were “lazy.” It was not clear to me whether this was something that they sincerely felt or whether the participants reported it as a flaw given that they understood it...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2004
... / go marry a millionaire who’ll give you a house / a car / money / but he’ll never give you the pure and sincere love I have for you” / the girl, what’s she going to say? / “Oh, no / I can’t stand it / oh, no / wait, my love / I forgive you...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., atonement was spiritually sincere but structurally vacant and temporally distant, and it shared the blame between the oppressors and the oppressed.41 114 Bethany E. Moreton This new mastery also challenged U.S. missionaries to put their...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the Singer Manufacturing Company. He also converted to Islam and to the teachings of Ibn Wahhab. Although some suspected his sincerity, he endured the discomforts of circumcision as an adult, and he went out of his way to publish...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 75–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., to Mr. Yacov Cohen, and to other of#1;ces. I am collaborating in a positive way, and even more, with these institutions and the state. I am most hopeful to get your help and the required recommendation. Sincerely Z. N. (1967) Two points are noteworthy in this letter...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... whether the conspirators were truly going to rebel and whether their calls for ending racial discrimina- tion and slavery were in fact sincere. On the one hand, there was no actual rebellion to test the demands of its participants. Considering the ubiquity...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... He presents you with many of his own books and DVDs, signing fond words into a copy of his autobiography. In the face of his sincerity, you’re embarrassed to ask for a chance to meet his son. Karthi is shooting daily now for Siruthai, but his father...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Pam Mordecai, Andre Williams, David Goldberg, Kira Harris, Mark Rock- eymoore, Camille Acey, Juba Kalamka, Bruce Sterling, Donna Golden, Ama Pat- terson, Lester K. Spence, and Franklin Sirmans. My sincere appreciation also goes to an incredible network of thinkers, writers, and doers for their...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., ontological, and sociological implications of this type of identity claiming are, in large part, what this article is about. I mention this particular identity here, though, to explain my use of the masculine pronoun. I make no claims as to the universality of my perspective, but sincerely hope that...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003