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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... for sissies and snots. For some, the quicksand is a buttery and yummy thing, an ecstatic falling feeling: Sula picked him up by his hands and swung him outward then around and around. His knickers ballooned and his...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 71 10/19/05 2:38:26 PM (especially in his final chapter, “Something Else to Be: Sula, The Moynihan Report, and the Negations of Black Lesbian Feminism Ferguson marks...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., Sula . 66 Freud, “Mourning and Melancholia,” 587 . 67 Eng and Han, “Dialogue on Racial Melancholia,” 365 . Eng and Han propose a melancholic ethic: “[The] preservation of the threatened object might be seen . . . as a type of ethical hold on the part of the melancholic ego. The mourner...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Narratives of serious versus dangerous women abounded in our con- versations with immigrant men and women and included seeing “Ameri- can” women as representing the extremes of the dangerous liberation of women’s sexuality. As a thirty-three-year-old woman from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and living in...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... especially targeted, as Maras expect families to pay the taxes if women are unable to do so, as in the case of “Elvira” in San Pedro Sula, Honduras: I used to work peacefully. I had a stall of fruits and vegetables in the market, but the gang members started charging taxes around Christmas, 20 — . They kept...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... has national coverage in real time.39 Putting the radio on scan, he found that none of the thirty to forty commercial radio stations in the spectrum functioned. The scan went round and round. He drove across the penin- sula to check on procedures at base...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010