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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Allen Feldman This short essay interprets a narrative from the Talmud to explore Agamben's concept of bare life and Benjamin's concept of messianic violence. Duke University Press 2008 The Gnat and the Sovereign Allen Feldman From the Talmud: Vespasian sent Titus who said...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Kyla Wazana Tompkins This article uses two ephemeral patent remedy advertisements from the 1890s to examine an aesthetic-affective category I call white sovereign entrepreneurial terror. Linking the period before the rise of progressivism and New Deal economics to the total collapse and evacuation...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... frameworks are unable to contain. If we are, finally, as Haraway asserts, partners (with dogs) in a crime of evolution, it is not a crime prosecutable through the assignment of blame to the sovereign subject conceived in humanist terms. Newer ways to think agency, subjectivity, and social collectivity...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to regulate minor stars’ appeal within emerging genre films. Engaging with the resultant configurations of form, style, sovereign representation, and masculinity, this article maps the analytical trajectory of mise-en-scène, performativity, and stardom in Hindi cinema. In the end, it highlights the agitated...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and changing relationships among information, territory, and sovereignty. This article examines two quite distinct, high-profile celebrity instances of dissident domesticity. In the first case, Prempeh I, the last sovereign king of Asante, was exiled by the British from his capital in what is now Ghana...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- tional from the classical dualism of sovereignty and a higher notion of justice that transcends the sovereign will, a viewpoint still very much alive with Bentham, to sovereignty as the sole principle of the interna- tional. The article further argues that sovereignty...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... time, also become the instruments of a more calibrated life taking (on which more later). Antiblackness lives in the heart of these policing, work, and welfare (housing, health, education) policies, what now some might call equal measures of sovereign and necropolitical power and biopolitics...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... it at its word to be an administrative project, a code of conduct rather than a strategy of combat. Hardt and Negri, by contrast, make biopolitics into a subset of sovereign power, the right of empire to manage the life of the multitude...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- ans and Guns,” American Indians are not in fact fully protected by the Second Amendment. Tribal governments are not bound by the Second Amendment in their sovereign ability to regulate gun ownership on tribal lands.4 Through his misrepresentation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and white privilege by intentionally reinterpreting the parts of the Constitution that treat Indigenous nations as sovereigns (the Indian Commerce Clause) and that protect people of color from discrimination (the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment). In fact, the original meanings...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., and genealogies of power. Some focus on the sovereign logic of the Westphalian state, others on the colonality of power, some on civilizational othering, still others on the religious underpinnings of governmental rationality. Our purpose in this issue is not to adjudicate among these frameworks but to explore...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and things have moved on to the globalization track. The Cold War, with its confrontation between sovereign nation-states of leviathan power, its mutually assured destruction policy, and its ideological conflict, has gone the way of the dinosaurs. We are entering into a new age relieved of big power’s...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that one can explore the implicit, foundational, and paradoxical injunction to both reduce and preserve borders, and as the very means by which to trace the illiterate ground upon which competing claims over the US/Mexico border hinge: in short, the sovereign ban of border crossing, the abandonment...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., to the decline of the sovereign state, at least insofar as sovereignty names a practice of legitimated power, contingent on the lawful constitution and deployment of the sovereign authority.6 In the case of the modern nation- state as it emerges from...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of “bare life,” or life with no polit- ical meaning, has been the topic of extensive academic debate and critique since he published Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life in 1995.1 Theorists concerned with the relationship between biological life and political subjectivity have used...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and the remission of a penalty are . . . manifestations of the sovereign power over life and death) or definitively consign it to the death to which it already belongs.”7 In other words, for Agamben, any actions undertaken in this situation amount...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and novelists, the new relations of sovereign power, individual autonomy, and privatization that make crime genres so appealing also precipitate a fundamental remaking of aesthetic conventions visvis their historical ideological effects...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Nation of its sovereign ability to govern its own people in its own lands. Though the Court heard the case, it declined to rule on the merits. It was not until 18 March 1831 that the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia and determined that it had no jurisdictional authority...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the threshold of neoliberal intelligibility nevertheless plays an indispensable role in the broader global economy over which and through which finance capital has gained sovereign power. Beyond the moment of simple reproduction, within which the “free” work of slaves, colonial peoples...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 17–42.
Published: 01 December 2007
... are sovereign beings best ruled under circumstances in which they are encouraged to self-manage, tak- ing on responsibilities for their welfare, growth, and security that might otherwise be assumed by the state.20 As liberal rule increasingly centers on “the conduct of conduct,” it resolves problems...