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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David L. Eng; Teemu Ruskola; Shuang Shen This introduction frames a special two-part issue consisting of eleven essays and a visual dossier, which collectively investigate the conceptual, political, historical, and cultural relationships between China and the human. By juxtaposing China and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jayna Brown; Patrick Deer; Tavia Nyong’o “Punk and Its Afterlives: Introduction” presents the special issue and stages an intervention in the study of punk. Setting aside codified origin myths around punk, alternative histories and futures emerge to offer an expanded continuum of music, politics...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd; Alyosha Goldstein; Jodi Melamed; Chandan Reddy This essay introduces and theorizes the central concerns of this special issue, “Economies of Dispossession: Indigeneity, Race, Capitalism.” Financialization, debt, and the accelerated concentration of wealth today work through social...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... hiatus during the early decades of the revolution. The smoking habanera is, I argue, a signature of Cuba's so-called “Special Period,” a figure that interrupts and corrects the exceptionalist narrative of the Revolution and one that assures us that the racial past is not over; in the new economy, the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Julie Livingston; Jasbir K. Puar This introduction to the journal's special issue on Interspecies takes stock of the recent intellectual histories of animal studies and posthumanism, arguing for interspecies as a way to navigate new directions in these intellectual formations. Interspecies is a...
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Social Text (1 September 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 at the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... asked, did Sloane's natural history profit from its engagement with African slavery, and upon what techniques did it depend for its authoritative depiction of plant species? Of special interest is the relationship between description and illustration in his published Natural History of Jamaica (1707...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... remediation, spaces and moments of renegotiation for their bearers, subject to counter-hegemonic representations, interpretations, and uses. As a special kind of material object, ID cards are an effective and low-tech means of surveillance and differentiation and an important nexus of Israeli power...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 215–218.
Published: 01 September 2009
...José Esteban Muñoz This essay considers the history of “a queer text” in the journal Social Text . It posits that the journal, through individual essays and pivotal special issues, has made significant contributions to the development of a queer social theory. The essay suggests that queer theory...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jane Elliott; Gillian Harkins This essay introduces the special issue “Genres of Neoliberalism,” which considers the relationship between neoliberalism and aesthetic formations across a range of sites, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Kenya, Mali, the Philippines, and the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The introduction to this special issue develops a critical analytic that is politically unwilling. To “politically un-will” something is to disassemble, or perhaps problematize, the willful assumptions that undergird politics today. This is a deconstructive project. Ethnographic and archival work that...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Gustavus Stadler The introduction to “The Politics of Recorded Sound,” this special issue of Social Text , lays out the unifying mission of the diverse essays: to study sound recording within a wide-ranging, historicized understanding of mediation as a process embedded within networks of power. A...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards; Anna McCarthy The essay provides a short introduction to the special anniversary issue of Social Text , explaining the protocol for the “keyword” essays that make up the majority of the issue: each contribution takes up particular points (single essays) or threads (themes in a...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay introduces the special issue “ Here and Now ,” taking stock of the current political moment and outlining the collective writing process used to produce the issue. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available by the...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind; Brian Larkin In this introduction and special issue we examine the role of contemporary media in the formation of religious communities, in particular when religious subjects, practices, and arguments are structured and enabled by processes of conflict and contestation, and by...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Minkah Makalani This introduction explores the major themes addressed in this special issue, particularly how racial difference both structures the African diaspora and informs how scholars exploring this social formation engage with modes of knowledge production that reshape diaspora. In this way...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Afro-Latinos within baseball history then and now, this article revisits the public outrage at the “snubbing” of Buck O'Neil along with the more muted reaction to Afro-Latino Orestes “Minnie” Miñoso not being elected in a special Hall of Fame election in 2006. The varied reactions provide an...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay concludes the special issue “ Here and Now ” by reflecting on the limits of the language available to us when we try to define the present juncture. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 book sprint care language neoliberalism Let’s end where we...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): v.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2012 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Editorial Note Social Text 110 is the second part of the two-­part special issue “China and the Human,” edited by David L. Eng, Teemu Ruskola, and Shuang Shen...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 146.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 2004 Call for Papers The Social Text Collective is pleased to accept papers for a forthcoming special dossier on the work of Edward Said. Deadline: September 30, 2004. As a way of remembering Edward Said, Social Text announces a spe- cial issue, to be edited by Gyan Prakash and Ella...