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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 47–66.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Geeta Patel Duke University Press 2000 3. Patel 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 47 Ghostly Appearances TIME TALES TALLIED UP...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Micki McGee Duke University Press 2002 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing How I Gave Up My $50,000-a-Year Teaching Habit Micki McGee...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... imposed on African nation-states by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank’s structural adjustment programs. African creative artists have long tempted their local readerships with the tales of moral corruption, guile, and hard-boiled individualism that are the stock-in-trade of pulp fiction, but...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., it is the tale of how we dispose of political wonder. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Fragments of the Political, or How We Dispose of Wonder Michael Dutton How do we dispose of wonder? This is less an article than a series of fragmented thoughts that, when taken together, shine a...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Let Me Go (2005), and The Road (2006), Elliott explores the contemporary fixation on the subject’s interest in life, a trend that she locates across a range of prominent subgenres, from survival tales to literary sci-fi. The poetics of what is commonly called the self-preservation instinct has become...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... subject’s inner desires from public inquiry. I examine the making of an episode of the television show Cantata , a popular musical-comedy soap opera, showing how its narratives provoke audience excitement by focusing on exaggerated and inverted moral tales. I show how the use of white actors in one episode...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
... ambivalent myths and rituals ritual role. that control and domesticate while they protect and bring enchantment back into the world. The Tales of Memory To show and discuss a few...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): np.
Published: 01 March 2001
...–1804 (Duke University Press, 1999), recently won the Modern Language Association prize for a First Book. He is currently working on a book-length version of “Guru English” and also is writing a book on the eighteenth-century French and British oriental tale...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... NYU and the Academic Labor Movement Kitty Krupat and Laura Tanenbaum 27 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power Charlie Eaton 51 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing Micki McGee 61 The Waste Product of Graduate Education: Toward a...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... narratives based on “real life experience,” meaning that the aesthetics and techniques of docu- mentary are used to construct a fi ctional tale. Two fi lms that she focused on as models for our collaborative process were Michael...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 97–113.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., she turns to her grandmother Gros-Jeanne for help. A skilled Orisha priestess, Gros- Jeanne teaches her granddaughter the relevance and power of traditional spirituality for the modern world. In this tale, Hopkinson mixes Caribbean dialects, references to Derek Walcott’s play Ti-Jeanne and His...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
... repertoire of Maghrebi tales, most notably those featuring Juha, a prankster figure pitted against economic, religious, and political authorities.25 As in traditional storytelling perfor- mances, the audience would frequently interject and participate through laughter, song, and dance. The ACT also...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
... morality tales and as a way to frame and make sense of the world. Hyenas, in fact, is thick with images of orality, feeding, and depen- dence, and it is centrally concerned with hunger — hunger coded at times as need, at others as...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2004
... situation gives us Bushes and Schwarzeneggers. In the professions themselves, it can simply mean business. But business, like politics, leaves a tale of betrayal that more and more have been trained 4 Randy Martin to understand. For those...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... always on the way out of a job only to be replaced by someone else just like her (see Wright 1999). Such tales of female untrainability are woven from very old stories long told in industrial settings, where the subordination of women has been justified by references to their inferior skills (see...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... elite dis- courses of othering,67 ostensibly tells the tale here of one such Kaghan Valley woman. But a large section in the story also recounts, in “manic postmod- ern style,”68 the bus journey from Islamabad to Kaghan through the eyes...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... with and who turned out to be homosexual, explained it to me when I was sort of compelled to tell him the story. It was a tale of rationalization. It was a tale of put your sexuality inside your pants, because this is very real. Lourdes Casal died soon thereafter, and over the years I’ve...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Turkle, Sherry. 1984 . The second self:Computers and the human spirit . New York: Simon and Schuster. Wakeford, Nina. 1997 . Networking women and grrrls with information/communication technology: Surfing tales of the World Wide Web. In Processed lives: Gender and technology in everyday life...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
...) Fradenburg emerges has argued, history, coded as male, supersedes reproduction, coded as female, insofar as the former charts the work of men injured in war who as textual, tell tales to one another across generations.21 History thus emerges...