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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Deborah Mindry The transition to democracy in South Africa promised a new equitable social order that would be responsive to the needs of “the people.” These hopes were very quickly eclipsed by a transition to neoliberalism and by the HIV/AIDS crisis. An examination of the HIV crisis provides...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of apartheid and stretches into the present. I argue that this era saw the developing recognition on the part of the settler colonial state that coercive apparati needed to be supplemented by the desiring machinery of the mass media, which the South African state awkwardly appropriated, first through...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 race disability opioid epidemic medicine law “Shootings in broad daylight, drug deals in abandoned buildings, mothers overdosing on heroin: This isn’t the South Bronx in the 1980s; it’s Trumbull County, Ohio, in 2017. This area was ground zero...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Debali Mookerjea-Leonard Using exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's novel Lajja ( Shame ), this essay addresses questions of the articulation of a vulnerable masculinity in the political arena. It contends that in South Asia the field of sectarian politics has become the site for asserting...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... GLOBAL CITIES OF THE SOUTH At the dawn of the new millennium, humanity is rapidly approaching Ashley Dawson a signifi cant but insuffi ciently acknowledged milestone: by 2007, UN and Brent demographers say, more than half the world’s population will live in cities.1 Hayes Edwards...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Leola A. Johnson Duke University Press 2005 “This Is What It Means to SAG in South Africa” In the summer of 2000, in the middle of a strike by the Screen Actors Leola A. Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Art...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Samar Al-Bulushi; Sahana Ghosh; Inderpal Grewal Abstract This introduction offers “security from the South” as a method and an analytic to trace the colonial continuities, the imperial geographies, and the forms of difference through which people become subjects of, resist, and shore up security...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Louise Bethlehem This article sets the itineracy of antiapartheid expressive culture to work in relation to exiled South African jazz singer Miriam Makeba. It revisits accounts of transnational cultural circulation on the part of Rob Nixon, Paul Gilroy, and others to argue that the diffusion...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... such nationalist interpretations by delineating the expansive qualities of empire in the United States and in South Asia. By historicizing the Delhi Durbar as an aesthetic spectacle of empire, this essay highlights how geometric motifs of colonial India are linked to the architectural landscape of post-9/11...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ed Cohen This essay focuses on the controversy incited by Thabo Mbeki's comments at the Thirteenth International AIDS Conference, held in Durban in 2000, which unleashed a deluge of opprobrium that has inundated the South African president since then. By analyzing the ensuing discursive conflict...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and South Asia. In the last few years the heightened interest in urban studies has generally structured arguments around megacities. In contrast we argue that little attention has been given to other urban landscapes, small- and medium-sized towns that are situated on the margins of this discourse. Even...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian Larkin This paper examines the role of mediation and circulation in religious movements. Examining the evangelical work of the South African Muslim preacher Ahmed Deedat, it examines how the rise of Deedat in the 1970s and 1980s came about as a Muslim response to the emergence and dominance...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... utilities as a terrain of political struggle from the megacities of the global south (what Mike Davis calls the “planet of slums”) to the banlieues of Paris. That struggle is embodied in the emergent practice of parkour , whose expressions this essay analyzes via their popular dissemination in films...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Dhanveer Singh Brar Analyzing “Footwork,” a form of electronic dance music local to South and West Chicago, and now also a major genre within the wider networks of dance music culture, this article presents an argument regarding the constitution of Footwork as black music. Focusing...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., like Gómez-Barris's scholarship, addresses the colonial and neocolonial processes of extraction, dispossession, and how Mapuche peoples in the southern territories of Chile and the global South continue to be inserted into a paradigm of war and occupation. Their close collaboration, across geographical...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Anjali Arondekar; Paromita Vohra; Ayesha Kidwai; Suryakant Waghmore; Ditilekha Sharma; Vihaan Vee Abstract The authors offer andolan /protest imaginaries, meditations that move between the heady inspirations of current protests and the stultifying violence of state practices in South Asia. Each...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... artists and audiences themselves mobilize the mode. This is especially true for Global South, state socialist, and authoritarian contexts, where traditions of political engagement through art, practices of skirting censorship through aesthetic indirection, and demands for depictions of the nation imposed...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Water is a continually sought after resource, and we are just beginning to fully understand the water wars to come. The long history of water struggle upon indigenous territories and the global South, such as the Cochabamba water wars in Bolivia and the #NoDAPL...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... minorities, women, indigenous people, migrants, and peoples in the Global South. At the same time, precarity has become increasingly generalized, expanding to the creative class and digital producers themselves. If networked lives are always imagined as productive, virtuous, connective, and efficient...