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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pang Laikwan To understand the political meanings of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement as a spontaneous movement beyond its immediate political achievements and as part of a larger global movement that used occupation as a tactic, this article explores related activities happening in social media...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the contemporary liberal mandate for minoritarian subjects to be visible and legible, as well as the compulsion for those same subjects to be sociable and relatable for the sake of radical collectivity and affiliation. The article examines the music, video, performances, and social media presence of singer...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... their indifference are not a matter of indifference. Numbers that own, numbers that can save, and numbers that kill. Ambient media, sur-, sous-, and omniveillance, social-media (now inexorably written with a hyphen whether or not that “reality” is known to all “users”). Where we used to sweat in factories, were...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the years might be described as heuristic rather than categorical: an ongoing, dialogic effort to limn an arena of investigation, rather than the attempt to define once and for all an aspect of a broader social field. Alondra Nelson revisits “The New Right and Media,” an article from Social Text's inaugural...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... at the baile funk, no smoking, no drinking, but also no deliberate listening to funk or pagode music. This regulation of mass media practices through normative statements by church leaders and social control of cocongregants is simul- taneously...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... many media critiques on the left, overstates the instrumental power of television’s ideological messages and social role and attributes to the medium powers that it does not by itself possess in the absence of popular protest and an organized military...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... consecrated the space when he offered his support for the project. Website administrators created a Facebook page and a Twitter account, both to provide the new site with a social media presence and to create an online gathering space for interested researchers, university affiliated and otherwise, to discuss...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Juan Llamas-Rodriguez Abstract The US‐Mexico borderlands used to host a wide range of natural and social environments, many of which have become irreversibly altered by the structures built to reinforce geopolitical boundaries. To rethink the form and purpose of these borderlands is a political...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Rosalind C. Morris This essay examines the historical emergence and recent revival of the figure of the tsotsi via the transatlantic migration of aesthetic forms and their dispersal across generic and social spaces. The historical arc of the tsotsi traverses a period that opens at the beginning...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
... widely on news outlets and social media. The videos showed an increasingly heated conversation that culminated in Bland being physically slammed to the ground, arrested, and placed in the back of a police vehicle. When she noticed a bystander filming the incident, a handcuffed Bland cried out, “Thank you...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in response to changing editorial commitments, which included a turn toward understanding culture as a domain of labor. The launch of the Social Text Web site represents another stage in the journal's ongoing interest in media as a site of leftist critique. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... party organ”6 to the stable viewing field of the living room, this essay pursues television as a spatial practice that extends across media forms and social space. An instructive cue...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 58–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Micki McGee An analysis of media coverage concerning the physiques of three iconic African American figures—Oprah Winfrey and Barack and Michelle Obama—is taken as a point of departure for revisiting Sohnya Sayre's 1987 Social Text article “Glory Mongering: Food and the Agon of Excess...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 107–121.
Published: 01 December 2023
... violent, state-sponsored violence and the repression of dissent spiked. The few days a year when no one is murdered in Cali is front-page news. For all the other days, official television, newspapers, and social media splatter ultraviolence onto screens, broadcasting videos of criminals caught...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... raped as a result of the war in 1971 were birangonas (war heroines). This effort remains internationally unprecedented and yet unknown to many apart from Bangladeshis. The government also set up various rehabilitation programs and centers to ensure the women were not socially ostracized. The history...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and politicization did she become a recuperable and capitalized figure of political fantasy, desire, and invasive collectivity. Shaming the Social Contract Sriyalatha’s arrest incited the government’s director of information, who castigated the print media for its “irresponsible coverage” violating...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
...—but in both cases there was a desire for more information to circulate. Because of both social media and the nitty-gritty work that activists have already done, a lot of information is already in circulation about how fucked up our current world is. The state and the ruling class have already been exposed...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on Twitter ”. In Social Media Conversations about Race: How Social Media Users See, Share, and Discuss Race and the Rise of Hashtags like #BlackLivesMatter . Pew Research Center , 15 August . www.pewinternet.org/2016/08/15/the-hashtag-blacklivesmatter-emerges-social-activism-on-twitter...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... hospitals and shelters, forced migration, refugeeism, camps, prisons, and genocide are fundamental vectors of the current profit system. These social mediations, and their interrelationships with banking, media companies, militaries, and states, are nearly as unconceptualizable as they are necessary...
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