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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 193–217.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Karen Tongson Duke University Press 2005 JJ Chinois’s Oriental Express, or, How a Suburban Heartthrob Seduced Red America This essay was composed before eleven states—mostly...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... as for suburban and exurban populations who believed they had left behind tensions over race, ethnicity, and class when they moved out of the metropolis. Looking at turn-of-the-century U.S. social and economic transfor- mations through immigration, as we do in this special issue, demands...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... unintelligible ethnic ’hoods. LA’s trains both withhold and fulfi ll this promise. They extend the century-plus confl ict between the suburban and urban, metropolitan and provincial, Americana and third world that has always coursed through the city’s veins. All of the contradictions that imbue the city...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Studies 12 , no. 1 ( 2018 ): 89 – 105 . Krauthammer Charles . “ Brave New World .” New Republic 184 , no. 11 ( 1981 ): 21 – 23 . Kuehn Bridget . “ Driven by Prescription Drug Abuse, Heroin Use Increases among Suburban and Rural Whites .” JAMA 312 , no. 2...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 21–48.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., 3 and whose initial promise of postwar prosperity with the suburban home has shown cracks with exhausting commutes, cookie-cutter homes, and alienating neighborhoods. 4 Within this context, telecommuting ensured that the retreat to the home was an act of courage, innovation, and responsibility...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The postwar decline of Los Angeles’s central business district and the creation of suburban commercial districts were not only sponsored by decades worth of inner-city tax dollars but by the limited mobility of an unskilled urban...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... did the bonds between sound, race, and citizenship origi- nate? How did the aural stereotype that Puerto Ricans were noisy and loud become disseminated throughout American culture? How did silence and quiet become the province of white suburban identity? I subsequently address...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Diasporic Critique in the Aftermath of 9/11 Gayatri Gopinath 157 You Can Have My Brown Body and Eat It, Too! Hiram Perez 171 JJ Chinois’s Oriental Express, or, How a Suburban Heartthrob Seduced Red America Karen Tongson 193 ST84-85-00-FM.indd...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... surfaced frequently in our research with Latin American immigrants living in urban, suburban, and semirural locations in or near New York City.1 In informal exchanges, in-depth interviews, and focus group discussions, many women and men from the Dominican Repub- lic, El Salvador, Guatemala...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Capote’s “swishy spectacle” on late-­night television in suburban Florida inspired my own theorization of remote intimacy in Relocations.9 Despite his signature spectatorship, most of us remember José always being at the heart of things, and at the heart...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... at large but also showcases the interaction in small suburban towns between new Latino immigrants, their advocates, and those hostile to immigrant concerns. This is not an isolated episode in New York’s acclimation to new immigrants; the same discourse is currently being played out...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... was an urban phe- nomenon. Then along came my generation, which was the generation of the sixties, and that generation in America is what I would call the first suburban generation. A large proportion of us didn’t grow up in the cities; we grew...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... metropole, Karen Tongson’s attention to the suburban and rural periphery in her essay “JJ Chinois’s Oriental Express, or, How a Suburban Heartthrob Seduced Red America” relocates queer diasporic critique...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
... were soon to see it realized in a flood of anthrax mailings, five of them real and tens of thousands of them hoaxes. Conveyed on the waves of hysteria over anthrax, the impact of the terrorists’ incursion spread to the far corners of the country—the West Coast, the South, the rural, the suburban...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., and ordered pizza from a room at an Econo Lodge. Not unlike the 9/11 terrorists, who blended into the suburban mainstream, the sniper was an everyman. Musing over the banality of American everyday life that offered “cover and camouflage” to the 9/11 terrorists, Baudrillard points to a complicity...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... toward the intimate relation between the process of suburbanization and the postwar nuclear state; it gestures toward a kind of lethal abstraction, a convergence between the human-altered landscapes generated by the urbanization of capital and the ultimate human capacity to alter landscapes beyond...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
...” by the national press. In the process, suburban Muslim associations came to be seen as a potential Fifth Column of such an Islamic terrorist organization. Often filling the institutional vacuum left by the secular, multicultural Beur Movement of the early 1980s...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... memory: a 2000 graphic novel, a 2008 biopic, and a 2014 performance by the art collective My Barbarian. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 In Finitude Being with José, Being with Pedro Tavia Nyong’o Like many suburban queers of my generation, my point of entry into the work of José...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., 22 April 2007, 3:31 p.m. Spending Time Supplanting Main Street and a residually historic downtown, the shop- ping mall homogenizes civic space in the same measure that it weds social intercourse to the suburban movement of the commodity. Like the portico, gallery, and arcade, the shopping...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Boule- vard became the hot post gig gathering place for the new suburban hardcore kids who were coming up in droves to Hollywood all the time for shows at the Starwood and the Whisky. Oki Dog became the big Tuesday night...