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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., the 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 (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 applica...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Janet L. Finn; Lyne Underwood 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 “Ending welfare as we know it” has...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to 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 be reduced...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and 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...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that 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 (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 (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2023
... with the increasing criminalization of immigration and a more general punitive turn in immigration enforcement, engagements with carceral abolitionist perspectives have largely been quite recent. Seemingly disparate struggles increasingly bring into sharper focus a multifaceted critique of what we call...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
... contributor speaks of sight lines of possibility and peril, even as they struggle to inhabit a divided and ravaged landscape. For Paromita Vohra and Anjali Arondekar, andolan gardens grow into supply chains that may or may not create food for thought and struggle. Ayesha Kidwai's dream of a multilingual...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... on old and new modes of organizing. These struggles have yet to result in widespread transformations of structures of governance, but they reveal the ways people work within and against them. We can begin to map and link the diverse local practices and transnational solidarities that are deployed...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in the dense urban space reflects the power struggles that are going on and the position that evangelicals try to maintain. People are inclined to listen to evangelical radio because it signals their “sanctified” position in the harsh and complex social conditions of the favela. By way of a discussion...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., one that minimizes the impact on and contributions of Afro-Latinos and also diminishes the international and transnational dimensions to the struggle to overturn racial segregation in U.S. professional baseball. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Left Out Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... color-line.” Next, original archival material is used to reconstruct the historical soundscape of Tony Schwartz's street recordings and reveal the sonic color-line as the aggregated racialized constraints and protocols regarding sound that Nueva York is both embedded in and struggles against. Finally, I...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the U.S. academic Left across the last thirty years. Social Text 's attention to the long cold wars in the Americas shifted in the late eighties as writers traced new ideological positions and discourses, struggling over the meaning of the Americas amid the culture wars of the Reagan-Bush years, engaging...
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Social Text (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...