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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... urbanites as well 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... surrounded by a sea of hostile, violent, and culturally 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Spectacles: Queer 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... capital. 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 these questions by tracking the sonic color-line in the dominant discourse of the 1950s — represented by...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Disidentifications onward, you’ll notice how much José loved to watch. The account of his adolescent encounter with Truman Capote’s “swishy spectacle” on late-­night television in suburban Florida inspired my own theorization of remote intimacy in Relocations.9...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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 in...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 December 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 (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... garde movement has arisen from bohemia, which 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., public caretaking. If Manalansan focuses on how neoliberal and nationalist U.S. politics post-9/11 eviscerate queer diasporic spaces in the urban metropole, Karen Tongson’s attention to the suburban and rural periphery in...
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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... point us 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... sniper was “hiding in plain sight.”22 Muhammad slept at a Y.M.C.A. or in his car, ate a brownie at a sandwich shop, 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 105–113.
Published: 01 December 2014
... native inhabitants) who drive past their names on highway signs. The Central Valley towns: Arvin, Sanger, Visalia, McFarland, and Fresno. Orange County’s suburban cities: Fullerton, La Habra, and Buena Park. The San Gabriel Valley’s own...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 hotspot, the consolidated...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
... media were undertaken by an emerging group of globally oriented investors, both local and expatriate. This was also the impetus for the proliferation of apartments for sale in multistory housing estates, and the emergence, for the first time, of upscale suburban areas removed and distinct from...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... have suffered social stigma and felt themselves to be deeply alienated from their peers. Often enough, killings take place in rural or suburban environments (mass murders in schools are extremely rare in urban contexts), where there is relatively little social difference — and where the main...