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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... framing and commodification of black women, in answer to new fears and new racial fantasies, takes new and virulent form. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Smoking Habaneras, or A Cuban Struggle with Racial Demons Jill Lane I first saw an object similar to the one pictured on the following...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
...” Citation as Struggle in the Punk Cover Song Debra Rae Cohen and Michael Coyle Fifteen years ago, it was still relatively audacious to propose, as did Simon Frith, that the cover song and reactions to it are both political. Today, contemporary cultural studies and critical race theory in their...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... paintings — which makes someone think of a convo around representation and, say, the Dana Schutz scandal at the Whitney versus sixties / civil rights struggles, Emmett Till, lynching photos. Jackie Goldsby. Visuality as zone of struggle. Can we decolonize the image? But isn’t it a force of colonization? And...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Janet L. Finn; Lyne Underwood Duke University Press 2000 5. Finn/Underwood 2/11/00 10:50 AM Page 109 The State, the Clock, and the Struggle AN INQUIRY INTO THE DISCIPLINE FOR WELFARE REFORM IN MONTANA...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Julian Reid Duke University Press 2006 Life Struggles WAR, DISCIPLINE, AND BIOPOLITICS IN THE THOUGHT OF MICHEL FOUC AULT For...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... logic of social cooperation, a viral value paradigm that guides social action and agency toward its own endless reproduction and expansion. This implies a struggle over the dialectic of imagination and value. I suggest that imagination is the “living” aspect of “living labor.” (3) Money is capital's...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... criminalization and the historical context of black struggles for self-determination and representation within contemporary cultural production? How is a popular hip hop song that explicitly recalls an infamous police beating, and implicitly brackets the ensuing historic urban uprising, connected to a sonic and...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... hopes and struggles for a different future is inevitably a heteronormative project. To respond to this line of thought, this article offers a different approach to the question of futurity and inheritance through a substantive rereading of Jacques Lacan. At the heart of the authors’ analysis, however...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This article examines ways that political struggles are being waged over the arts in the United States in the contemporary conjuncture, as well as the ways that this struggle is obscured by discourses that treat the arts as useless, removed from other social spheres...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... utilities as a terrain of political struggle from the megacities of the global south (what Mike Davis calls the “planet of slums”) to the banlieues of Paris. That struggle is embodied in the emergent practice of parkour , whose expressions this essay analyzes via their popular dissemination in films such as...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the revelations concerning Stalin in Khrushchev's famous “Secret Speech” and to the PCF's reluctance to deStalinize. He soon turns, however, to considerations related to his “position as a man of color.” He claims that it has become clear to him that the struggle against racism and colonialism cannot...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Patrick Deer Modern cultural criticism, like the younger discipline of cultural studies, has long struggled to reconcile the antagonistic logic at the heart of the idea of culture. Social Text 's project as a journal has been energized throughout by the contradictory genealogy of the term itself...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Anders Stephanson, Sohnya Sayres, and Bruce Robbins discuss the changing role of journals. In light of the Internet, changing reading practices, and financing, doing a journal is an uphill struggle. However, magazines do sustain a kind of culture and chains of connection. © 2009...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
... romance in both Hollywood and Latin American films, we gain access to an archive that has recorded the symbolic struggle between the conflictive desires that lie at the roots of all forms of Latin Americanism. Commercial films produced both in Hollywood and in Latin America depend for their existence on a...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... economic rights under the shadow of neoliberalism. What humanity means in China today—and in the world—and what it will mean in the future are part of an ongoing struggle over the meaning of its past and the politics of its present. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 This content is made freely...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... popular solidarity with Palestine. Far from constituting a manifesto for pan-Arab or pan-Islamic solidarity along identitarian lines, Kateb’s play gives shape to a postcolonial imaginary of emancipation that foreshadows ongoing prodemocracy struggles. Yet it also reactivates anticolonial discourse...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth , Jose Maria Sison’s Struggle for National Democracy , and Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed . In the first half of the essay, I discuss how these intellectuals, particularly Sison, not only constitute a world system of decolonizing thought that is...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... lived inside this model. Elliott argues that these novels are particularly visible proponents of a widespread struggle across the field of popular genres to offer an imaginative lexicon capable of engaging the problem of suffering agency. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Suffering Agency...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Weaver Shipley Television melodramas around the world provide extended stories in which characters publicly draw out their inner emotional selves for all to experience in lurid, detailed portrayals of desire and struggle; characters’ moral choices show—and in the process produce—the landscape...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... struggles of urban life? © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Coda “The Cassette Played Poptones” Punk’s Pop Embrace of the City in Ruins Patrick Deer The embrace of the city in ruins was a familiar rallying cry of punk music. From...