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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... perpetrators and the annihilated at Camp Grant compromise the notion, still common in Chicano studies, that Tucsonenses were Mexicans and are therefore “essentially” indigenous. My reading of a Mexican indigenous woman's support of the Camp Grant massacre, when juxtaposed with the brutal physical violence...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... property, and cultural impropriety define, adjudicate, and support some fashion-copying practices while stigmatizing others. This essay begins with a historical perspective of fashion copynorms. It then examines one case study — a dispute between a small ecoconscious design firm, Feral Childe, and a large...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... discover the full extent of the seditious movement or capture all of its supporters. Thus, shifting from the recovery of secrets to dwelling on secrets forged by both prosecutors and defendants in colonial interrogation records helps better elucidate the importance of secrecy both to black political...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... function of the carpenter, one of many jobs he took to support himself before gaining prominence as an artist. It argues that Durham's ongoing ambivalence about irony, representation, identity, and materiality is an inevitable consequence of trying to translate the complex Cherokee idea of carpentry into a...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson, Andrew Ross, and Sohnya Sayres discuss the self-reliance and independence of the journal in the early days and the eventual move to the university press. Being tied to a university press offered editorial support, finances, and regular help, but...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... detention and torture of a sex worker; (2) prescriptions of minoritarian disaffection and disposability advanced by three prominent Sri Lankan “liberal-left” public intellectuals in support of the state’s concluding 2009 assault on Tamils in “no-fire zones” and detention camps. Majoritarian right...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Lisa Marie Cacho This essay examines how the courts intensified Indigenous dispossession and legally disempowered African Americans through misinterpretations of the Commerce Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the US Constitution. These misinterpretations support corporate interests, US...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... insights into how responses to the disease are situated within the landscape of neoliberal discourses and policies, revealing the fissures and inconsistencies of neoliberalism. As communities mobilize varied local, national, and international networks of support to reshape the fields of power, they draw on...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... discusses some of the major shifts in the organization of Social Text , including its affiliations since the mid-1980s with the CUNY Graduate Center, Rutgers University, and Columbia University (which have provided in-kind support and funded the managing editorial position) and with the University of...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... efficient and to support deaf oral communication; the ability of deaf subjects to read spectrograms was, moreover, the best evidence for the identification of information-bearing features in a complex speech wave. The sound spectrograph directly influenced information theory, which gave mathematical...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 111–123.
Published: 01 June 2003
... student movements to build support for dissociation from a regime that has been condemned by the interna- tional human rights community. We trace the campaign’s history, from earlier campus movements concerning socially responsible university policy, through the early planning and organizing of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... policy that strongly supports Israel. Sanctions (divestment and trade boycotts) are generally overrated in triggering South African change. Only loan refusals and, to a lesser extent, moral ostracism impacted...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... administrators support the practice of what they continue to preach? Suppose, further, that we inter- values of the pret the rhetoric of collegial governance and academic freedom to mean that the university should be run according to principles of democratic...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 39–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of socially involved artists that took place on the ninety-first floor of the World Trade Center, Tower One. The June 2001 program was supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Many of the pieces in the exhibition were lost on September 11. Social Text 72, Vol. 20, No. 3, Fall 2002...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., pipelines, an emir, no parliament and lots of Sharia law. We can live with that.”1 U.S. support for the Taliban, who received arms and financial assis- tance from Pakistan and Saudi Arabia with the agreement of the United States, ended within a year. But the diplomat’s reference to Aramco—the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... aim of the federation was to create a supranational support network among the Chinese dias- pora in this region. In 1965, the federation called its first meeting, and soon thereafter, the Republic of China (ROC, popularly known as Tai- wan) embassy helped institutionalize the organization and began...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
... absolute moral certitude, such as the ethnic essen- tialism of Radovan Karadzic and his supporters or the current American universal of compulsory democracy, from which they project and propel scenarios of diachronic trajectory. Technologies of terror render life worlds into fabricated cartographies...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
... luxury homes. It was clear to locals that the aquifer could support a town or a resort, but not both. Resource wars, of course, are a classic and easily grasped consequence of imperialism. The residents of this Mexican town, however, additionally lodged a more historically specific grievance, one...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
... mothers can be demonized if they don’t work, even while married women with young children can be demonized if they do. Shifting a mother from dependency on the state to reliance on a man for economic support, in this troubling slippage, supposedly removes her from the...