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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Duke University Press 2017 animated visuality performativity sovereignty effect stardom multiplex Scholarship on Indian cinema has neither engaged sufficiently with film form nor been adequately alerted to the specific formal variations that emerged around the turn of the century. Even...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... any consideration of political economy and the effects of globalization, global sovereignty discloses itself as a biopolitics, as a modality of power that cares for life. In other words, the nomination and identification of IDPs as a global problem...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Douglas Howland This essay argues that the democratic centralism of the revolutionary People's Republic of China did produce a form of popular sovereignty. As the process that created the people as a political subject, democratic centralism produced popular sovereignty as an effect...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to a sovereignty of subtraction. In other words, as liberal enfranchisement, followed by later twentieth-­century libera- tionist minority movements, effected the embodiment of white men as an identity among others rather than the presumed norm of democratic...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... an immigrant. The bolstering of the fragile sovereignty of Mexico at its northern border demands that broad forms of subjugation are exercised against the marginal rural migrants, essentially degrading their citizen- ship in the process of immigration. As we have seen, the effects of such policing...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by a figure of white frontier sovereignty, Django is free to express his own constituent strength, which finds expression not as a collectivist strug- gle against the settler state but, rather, as an individualist escape that is effected, in Django’s final...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... on the exercise of popular sovereignty, but also, in complementary fashion, on the creation of civic pedagogies: on educational institutions that set specific norms of social and political identity, and thereby transform the “mob” into a national “people.” I argue that these kinds of normative (or disciplinary...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the infliction on black lives of “conditions of life calculated to bring about [their] destruction,” 2 through employment policies, residence and housing regulations, and rules and practices of transportation, medical care, and education. Such conditions of life, the petition argues, effectively reduce...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
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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 (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Changan Avenue in the aftermath of the Tiananmen violence (see fig. 1). A lone man quietly smoking a cigarette occupies the center of the picture. On the ground are track marks of the tanks that Howland · Popular Sovereignty and Democratic Centralism...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... nawmiha (My Lover Gets Up from Her Sleep) . Beirut : Dar al-ʿAwdah . Dreyfuss Robert . 2006 . Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam . New York : Metropolitan . Elden Stuart . 2009 . Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of Sovereignty...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and Howland ∙ Popular Sovereignty and Democratic Centralism in China effects of contemporary iterations of queer human rights. What we need is rather a theory of the human that bridges the gap between the economic Liu ∙ Queer Human Rights in and against China...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and the Korean conflict, the nostalgia about “the good old days” of the citizen expansion and army and righteous heroism, and the elevation of an elusive terrorist group into “the Enemy” endowed with state sovereignty “at war” with us, hostility to suddenly turned the clock...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Matthew J. Christensen Of the rich array of popular genre forms that fill book and video shops across the African continent, few engage as complexly as crime novels and films the profound crises of selfhood, sovereignty, and collective obligation wrought by the neoliberal formations of governance...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... media forms (print, radio, sound recording, and so forth) and the structure of overhearing that they enable. Paying particular attention to the ways in which the jazz musical and cinema noir converged to produce a figure of masculine sovereignty defined by a refusal to not desire in a space of racially...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and cautious “perhaps,” generations of legislative rulings that followed presumed that the domestication of Indian tribes was a given even if Indigenous sovereignty and territoriality savagely refused incorporation into the US nation-state. Despite the variations in geography, history, and temporality...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the structuring principles of the center itself. Exile and forced domesticity have long linked sovereignty to the power to determine intimate life, and centuries-old practices of house arrest and diplomatic asylum have taken on new forms in recent decades in the wake of emerging surveillance technologies...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., capital’s domination through the impersonal forces of the market does not eliminate class struggle. Rather, it represents the effective waging of class struggle: a population is threatened, disciplined, and positioned (using economic...