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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... airwaves have been a crucial theater of partisan class conflict in Venezuelan society since the election of President Hugo Chávez, a radical social democrat who has counted on the residents of the nation's huge urban slums, or barrios, as a major constituency. This study concentrates on the two major...
Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Leerom Medovoi Duke University Press 2007 Global Society Must Be Defended BIOPOLITICS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Peace and War: Governmentality as a Military Project Leerom Medovoi...
Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Lindsay Paterson ST 65.05 Paterson 11/8/00 2:26 PM Page 109 Civil Society ENLIGHTENMENT IDEAL AND DEMOTIC NATIONALISM Andrew Ross’s article gives...
Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... IN BOURGEOIS SOCIETIES What’s breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank? Peter Bratsis —Bertolt Brecht, The Threepenny Opera Deﬁlement is never an isolated event. It cannot occur except in view of a systematic ordering of ideas. Hence any piecemeal interpretation...
Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Tina M. Campt When and where do we “see” the emergence of a black German subject? Where do we encounter a visual instantiation of a black subject who is internal to German society and partakes of a relationship to this society that is neither transplanted, transitional, nor transitory, but instead...
Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 Indian Peace Commission members in council with Arapahos and Cheyennes at Fort Laramie. Print by Alexander Gardner, 1868, Reserve Collection IV.3.4, 25159. Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society. More
Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of external and internal nature that shapes political reality. On the basis of these two approaches to culture, Americans tend to regard European culture as limited to aesthetics, and Germans see Americans as “uncultured.” Opposing this anti-American stance, the lecture points out that in American society...
Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ashley Dawson Social Text contributors have approached the environmental crises of the last several decades by exploring the constitution of a second nature. If, that is, the environment furnishes particular societies with a specific set of obstacles and possibilities, this original natural realm...
Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the social ecology of existence is undergoing radical change in twenty-first-century Japan. While long-term bonds—to company, family, locale—were once the earmarks of its “group-oriented society,” today living and dying alone mark Japan’s new era of “single-fication” and “disconnected society” ( muen shakai...
in “Anxious Desires”: Hyperbolic Beautification and Affective Infrastructure under Mexico's National Border Program, 1961–1971 > Social Text
Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 3. Driveway perspective of Trans World Airlines Flight Center, Idlewild Airport, New York (architect Eero Saarinen, 1957–62). Photograph by Peter Clericuzio, 2012, SAHARA, Society of Architectural Historians. More
Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the contradictions of the socialist market economy (even the description is an oxymoron) that are not as yet clearly recognizable. These figures of the human do not appear necessarily as human figures. They are not so much representations of new social types as they are hysterical symptoms of a new society: like...
Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of race distinguishes between those who compose a society worth defending from those whose interior lives or mentalities count as a threat. Like the color line, this second axis of race has a venerable history as a strategy of power. It finds its origins in religious distinctions between the Christian...
Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 81–102.
Published: 01 December 2012
... enregisterment of the colla register. Within the discourse community of NEO fans, colla accrues a semantic prosody of abjection (“indios de mierda”) within a larger metapragmatic discourse in Bolivian society of indigenous pejoration. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The Enregisterment of Colla...
Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... manufactures a disaffected “rabble” without social composition, civil objectivity, or rights. The Hegelian rabble is a condition of permanent distress ( Notrecht ) and rightlessness marked by its unrealized and unrealizable integration into society. The rabble emerges as a right without right in strip searches...
Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Alex Trimble Young This article argues that the phrase “monopoly of violence,” which circulates in so many contemporary academic critiques of the liberal state, is not adequate to describe the nature of violence deployed by settler colonial societies against indigenous and racialized bodies...
Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group In our “postfact” society, emotions, mood, and affect have acquired unprecedented political valence. Mood therefore can be repurposed as a hermeneutic for understanding politics and history. References Benjamin Walter . 1968 . “ Theses on Philosophy...
Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... technologies of rehabilitation and criminalization developed in response. This article takes the debate surrounding the categorization of substance use disorder as a prominent case study in how state and civil society understand and relate to an emergent disability through the deployment of law and technology...
Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
...: How is the ideological process of othering the refugees constructed in political graffiti? How does this relate to dominant discourses and practices in Slovenian society (from official politics to mass media)? What were the reactions against such sprayed hate speech (so pro-refugee graffiti...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of troublemakers to be repressed and condemned to oblivion. It is part of the effort to provide a witness for them, instead, as a rebellion, as a story telling us something about Greek youth, politics, and society that must be listened to, understood, and interpreted, and as an “event” creating new potentialities...
Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jacqueline Nassy Brown This article critically examines a common premise of racial discourse in contemporary multiracial societies: that ethnic data collection, in the form of population statistics, is necessary for the apprehension and eradication of discrimination. Drawing on ethnographic data...