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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 115.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Luke Dowd © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Luke Dowd, Untitled, screen print and spray paint on paper, 70 cm × 100 cm, 2007. Courtesy of the artist Social Text 121 • Vol. 32, No. 4 • Winter 2014 DOI...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... in gold spray paint. For much of the 1990s, small groups of migrants, holding flashlights, some carrying with them their children its circumvention and their life savings, seeped northward through the tunnels and under the border. A door marked the...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
... demonstrations, “hooded” youths attack police with stones and petrol bombs, smash bank and shop windows, giving riot police an excuse to strike hard against demonstrators and spray the city center with poisonous chemicals. This “ritual of rebellion,” where political agency is conceived as limited...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 127–141.
Published: 01 December 2012
... actor, spraying them with plastic packets of milk and fizzing bottles of beer. The ritual is borrowed, bent, from the world of the Hindu temple, an abhisheka or bathing of the cinematic deity in conse- crating fluids.12 As M. K. B. Santhosh, the young...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
....” Both Archetti and Morales describe the soba de cuy as follows. Puffing cigar smoke and mouth-spraying alcohol or perfumed water in the direction of the patient, the healer helps the disease “pass on” to the guinea pig. Healers also aid the transference process by rubbing bundles of the ruda plant on...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in the middle of class and spray the room with bullets. In her forthcoming book Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Illness and Academic Life, Mar- garet Price argues that a focus on the mental illness of school shooters functions as “a mechanism through which the shooters are placed...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and the opposite sidewalk. In these micro-­political spaces, the Israelis have welded shut Palestinian homes and spray-­painted Stars of David on the door in order to mark the progression of the settler colonial project. A similar process of settlement and micropolitical forms of rule exist...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... during the intifada, drawn by students in their notebooks, spray-­painted on walls and worn as necklaces or carried as key chains,” Handhala is repeatedly mobilized as a symbol of resistance in Arabic graffti.38 Echoing Peteet’s observations regarding the paraphernalia of resistance during the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Inter- cept, with its aerial sprays of Mexican hemp fields and its crackdown on Mexican marijuana smugglers, prompted the American middle class to seek out alternative thrills. As demand soared, cocaine corridors con- nected Medellín to Miami and Cali to Northern Mexico — all by way of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the close-­up view of the endoscope. After the tongs clamped down, the harmonic dissected tissue with a muted humming sound. Small puffs of aerosolized matter sprayed out as the tool cauterized open edges of the cut into the stomach. Dr. Pitt...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... The airport mowed the lawns during the week, and teens broke in on the weekends. Divola photographed traces of the latter. The photos capture indexes of action: break-ins through glass windows and screen doors, interior walls spray painted, tire tracks of bulldozers (see fig. 1 ). He is interested in...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Santuário Rosário Bizantino must have been around twenty-five degrees Celsius, even with the newly acquired ventila- tion system. The system is designed to spray water over the devout during Padre Marcelo’s dynamic worship, which he has branded the “aerobics of Jesus.” Also known as Masses of...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
... due to thinning of its eggshells caused by pesticidal spraying. A ban on the use of DDT in the 1970s, coupled with Federal protection, paved the way for a successful comeback. In the 1990s it was removed from the endangered...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... residual pesticide spraying, using a dieldrin and DDT solution with considerable success.58 It was soon realized that in and of themselves, dieldrin and DDT could not totally eliminate tsetse,59 so the chemicals were used to create a patro- lable Tsetse Free Corridor — ­a sort of demilitarized zone...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup brand herbicide. Once they have planted these seeds, farmers can spray their entire fields with the Roundup herbicide, eliminating all the weeds while leaving their crops intact. But despite...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... are fleas and maggots.”) Abodh placed some medicine on the wound—his hands still bare—and then a spray called Topicure, then Nebasulf powder, and finally, with his fingers, dabbed gobs of Himax over and just inside the wound. The crowd was rapt, and the chai-wallah shouted at them, get to work...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... released the balloons . . . into the beautiful weather. A sudden wind blew and carried the balloons toward Palestine, whose armistice lines lay about thirty-two kilometers in the distance. The Israeli forces were then ordered to fire a spray of bullets at the balloons, exploding them in the air so that...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... that arid weather and in the shade of the wash room, was cold. Rayya was remembering the feel of that cold 44 Mandana E. Limbert ST 68-03 Limbert 10/25/01 3:05 PM Page 45 falaj water—the spray, splash, and dipping that was part...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Chairil wrote, so it still feels, to break in. Chairil’s writing, poetry as well as prose, is nothing but partial sen- tences. It reads best the spray painter’s way, like Jakarta’s facades, trams, and trains of 1945. Chairil would agree...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007