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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Japan single households lonely death new sociality Even Tokyo slows down during O-bon, the season of greeting and revisiting the dead. It is August 2013, and the day feels still as my friend Maia and I head to a cemetery at the edge of the city. She has asked me to accompany her, as the thought...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... migrant and settled workers.17 In our sample of Mexican farmworkers, about 60 percent were single (nine out of ten of these are male), but 30 percent had a wife and/or children living with them in New York. One farmworker related...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 1995 and 1996, median income increased 1.2%. Gains were concentrated among those between forty-five and sixty-four years of age, and declining income was most pronounced among single-women heads of households. Figures taken from...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of color feminism has the longest engagement with racialized sexuality. This single fact means that we must admit that there are other terrains for the inter- rogation of sexuality, terrains that do not begin and end with queer studies. Queer studies, to be sure...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... with the perception of changes in their roles in the labor force. Women were more likely to be wage earners outside of the household in immigrant communities,6 which many informants perceived to encourage shifts in household dynamics.7 Many participants stressed the connection between women producing...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... disrupts the social order,8 transforms traditional patterns of marriage and residence, as well as the gender and authority roles that govern life in campesino communities, by altering the composition of households...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of households. 23 According to the 2001 national census, 81.75 percent of single-parent households in Argentina were headed by women, while only 18.25 percent were headed by men. 24 As the main providers for their families, women face the difficult decision to stay in prison with steady employment...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the interdependence of the two. Marriage, devotion to a family and to a calling, allows this individual to be free—free from greed, ambition, and other lusts of the flesh. This ideal, of the married householder, condenses in the single indi- vidual the world of Reformed...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... for the women’s movement of Pakistan, which entered its contemporary phase after 1977, when General Zia-ul-Haque’s undemocratic military regime came to power and began systematically singling out women as a target group for attack. A series...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... this illness. In cities they call it tetanus. You can call it jamooga, you can call it tetanus, now they give an injection for it. But none of my children have had injections, not a single one.” With a measure of pride in her voice, Rambal’s Wife, who is from a community locally designated...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... as much as of economic means: Rayna Rapp, in her study of family and class in contemporary U.S. society, cites the broad finding that in poor urban households “there is a tremendous sharing of the children themselves.”9 My own study...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
...), in a public relations document titled Why Do We Need a Census? explained: The census collects information about each person in the country and pro- duces a range of statistical information, not just on people, but on families, households...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to be understood, as Kristen Maher suggests, primarily within the historical evolution of suburbs as In suburban, solutions to the ills associated with urban centers. However, Maher also diagnoses the transformation of the household division of labor into a mostly white “household service...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and other companies to serve Aramco’s needs in eastern Arabia. Aramco paid the oil royalty not to a national government but to a single household, that of Ibn Saud, who now called himself king and renamed the country, previously the provinces...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
... told my mom I was going to stay on.” People will include legislators in their own life histories a list of various households in which they lived as a child—with a predictable variety of commentaries. Some foster parents managed to draft...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
... economy, as community and citizenship versus self-interested individuals, and as the privacy of the “household” versus the larger political and social order.4 I focus on the impact of globalization on lower-income countries— using Argentina as an example—and emphasize three aspects...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... these cultural logics of meaning that masked the relations of conflict in the plantation household of slavery and intimate spaces of the domestic sphere under colonialism. Slave mistresses presented their actions as benevolent and caring rather than violent. 3 Colonial employers described servants as gentle...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... no single one is any longer predominant. . . . Indifference towards specific labours corresponds to a form of society in which individuals can with ease transfer from one labour to another, and where the specific kind is a matter...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... developed here. After all, taking on the garb of the common laborer, Douglass seems precisely to affirm as directly emancipatory the movement from household slavery to wage labor. On closer inspection, however, Douglass is actually making a more specific claim about what the capitalist wage relation looks...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... capitalism while upsetting sexual mores. Her 1962 Sex and the Single Girl was part Hugh Hefner, part Moll Flanders. Brown’s advice was simple: parlay sexual favors into workplace advantage, work exponentially harder than anyone else, and marry up. Her formula challenged the moral window dressing of gender...
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