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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the form of a brief artist’s statement, she discusses various artistic works of hers in relation to their interrogations of contemporary neoliberalism. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Figure 1. Video still from Everything You’ve Heard Is Wrong, single-­channel color video; color, sound, 6 mins...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 73–96.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Sonali Thakkar; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article traces the emergence of racial plasticity in the discourse of midcentury liberal internationalism and antiracism, focusing on the 1950 Statement on Race by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The author...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Judith A. Peraino In an interview from 1974 David Bowie makes a remarkable statement: “For the West, Jagger is most certainly a mother figure… . I also find him incredibly motherly and maternal clutched into his bosom of ethnic blues.” The image is grotesque—intentionally shocking—yet oddly...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
... action. However, formal written statements may challenge institutions to recognize their complicity in settler colonialism and their institutional responsibilities to tribal sovereignty. Building on these critiques, particularly the writings of Métis cultural producer Chelsea Vowel, this article offers...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 97–119.
Published: 01 June 2020
... these dominant orders descriptive statements , following Gregory Bateson, to index how they self-stabilize over time like a living system maintaining homeostasis. And so, the theocentric descriptive statement she calls the Christian drowns out all competing answers. A shift occurs in the fifteenth century...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
...; it wasn’t blasphemous; it wasn’t violent; they didn’t resist or violate the ritual; this was a short and inoffensive political statement . . . ). I’d asked whether their action might actually be better understood as, in fact, not antireligious, but indeed...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 111–123.
Published: 01 June 2003
... products these companies produce so that concerned consumers can make a political statement against the Israeli occupation by avoiding them. The BIG campaign aims to discourage companies from doing business in Israel until the occupation...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with the Confucian conception of humanness as an achieved rather than a natu- ral state. For this reason, The Analects of Confucius — a compilation of statements ascribed to Confucius himself (hence “the only place where we can actually encounter the real, living Confucius,” as Simon Leys puts it)1 — commands...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
... be informed on how these “political investments” performed in terms of how they garnered input into the U.S. National Energy Strategy or loan guarantees from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation? Unfortunately, Enron and other corporations do not file political capital statements that specifically...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... In the heyday of the Cold War, when twenty-five presidents of America’s most prestigious universities released a policy statement on academic freedom, the prevailing conception of the role of universities in the nation was what John Guillory would associate with school culture — projecting...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., classification, and interpretation) that have characterized modern knowledge since the earliest statements on the how (Bacon’s instrumentalism) and why (Descartes’s formalism) of knowl- edge with certainty. Knowing at the limits of justice must start before...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... influences on fashion nevertheless have an important role to play—and our closets and our communities would be far emptier without them.” 55 Who the “our” of this concluding statement includes and excludes is revealing of what Anderson has called copyright’s “normalizing of sensitivity.” 56...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... A statement by fourteen senior Indian feminist scholars and activists castigated the list’s methods, arguing that anonymous complaints reflected a lack of accountability and undermined feminist efforts to institute “fair and just” forms of due process. 19 LoSHA supporters argued that due process had...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... sciences on funds derived ultimately from the Cold War military-industrial complex. Nonetheless, key articulations of academic freedom such as the Ameri- can Association of University Professors’ “1940 Statement of Principles...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 105–122.
Published: 01 March 2024
... instead of universal philosophers, it turns decolonial and authentic. The statement's double function is not what is at stake; most statements have numerous functions. What is at stake, for me, is the self-referential deadlock created from studying one's own culture. Studying an authentic intellectual...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., was the assailant on trial and not the victim, it is perhaps not surprising that his actions could not be leveraged against any injury he could have claimed.3 As Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle declared in a pub- lic statement after the announcement of Vang’s...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... appears: “Some statements are more fashionable than others. Kenneth Cole Fall 2002.” The first photo appearing on the inside of the insert shows a young, seemingly heterosexual white couple. She wears a white coat and tan boots; he is wearing gray, brown, and black. They sit in front...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 157–164.
Published: 01 March 2022
... history of exclusions, erasures, and anti-Black racism that has characterized the traditionally white, middle-class environmental movement. Going further, the C3JN continued in its statement of solidarity and offered a critique of the narrative of “existential threat” we hear so much in the mainstream...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
...- ren Wilson)1 that began on 20 August 2014. In addition, supplementary witness statements, interview transcripts, forensic reports, media clips, and photographs shown to the grand jury were made available.2 In these materials, the relations of force inherent in the racial hierarchy3...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the articulation of principle just quoted, especially since the statement goes on in the following subsection to state, “Faculty members have the responsibility to . . . exert themselves to the limit of their intellectual capacities in scholarship, research, writ- ing, and speaking” and that “while...