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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Michael Ralph This article explores a key trope of economic stagnation and chronic joblessness in postcolonial Senegal: the image of “lazy” young men in the public sphere. This civic and moral discourse is critical of young men who allegedly drink tea “all day.” But this attitude elides the long...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., beholden to honor, tribal pride, and saving face. The Afghan tribal has no strategic goal but wants to proj- ect its power across the valley. When Gant meets and drinks tea with an Afghan “tribal leader,” he speaks of how comfortable they were together...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... chaap tea.3 Kadak chaap indicates that this is strong tea (literally, the stamp of strength; kadak means strong, vigorous), which in India is the kind of tea favored by working and rural classes. Tea stalls operating on...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
....” Carlos Ulises Se lo tenía que llevar hasta donde estaba él. En cambio ahora no. A él le Decena, Michele digo yo, “Mira, yo quiero iced tea.” “Si, ya te lo preparo,” y él se pone G. Shedlin, and hacerlo. Angela Martínez...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of agricultural com- modities (for example, on the first two pages of the Web photo essay, there are images of tea plantation workers in Rwanda in 1991 and of sugar cutting brigades in Cuba in 1988); part 2 focuses on the slaughtering of animals for mass-produced food (on the third page of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... time but also at the power of material connection to the past. Said points to the balcony, remarking that he remembers well the summer days he and his family spent there. A shot from the home movie shows the family sitting on the balcony drinking tea. Said then articulates how his home relates to a...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... construction of white countercultural subjectivities (like “indie ecofashion designer”). Native appropriation practices are so deeply entwined with US history that they appear in a key origin story of American identity, the Boston Tea Party. Describing one of the earliest scenes of native appropriation...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... brand in Britain, the JNHT Web site invited attendees to bring their own mugs to partake of “limitless cups of Chawklit Tea”: a hot beverage brewed from shavings of freshly harvested cacao, boiled with milk and cinnamon...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... also inspires exquisite sensual recall for Durham: “the smells of the outer skin, shell and nutmeat are each distinctive, but all beautiful, sexy and spicy. The taste is too good to believe.” But unlike Proust’s tea-­time reverie, Durham’s reflection ends with a memory of collecting pieces...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... was so pervasive, in fact, that it reappeared in a Brisk Iced Tea ad two years after the strike, during the 2002 Superbowl. The claymation ad featured a spoiled actor, voiced by Danny DeVito, and his striking colleagues locked in...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... morning’s information session, I am seated, served tea, and then introduced to Ms. Yamada, who takes me through the structure of the temple following the bullet points in its tony brochure. An hour later we go on the tour. A four-hundred-year-old Sōtō Zen Buddhist temple, Tōchōji has been renovated multiple...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Heroes. The icon of a million biscuit tins, tea towels, and hip flasks, it was nonetheless struggling to attract tourists. At one particularly low point, I remember hearing of a desperate scheme, aborted early, to hire camels to transport visitors up the arduous path...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... oil companies to sell the rights to Arabian oil. The intermediary in these talks was an English businessman, Harry St. John Philby. Born in British-ruled Ceylon, the son of a tea planter, Philby was an administrator in Britain’s Indian...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... all the difference, that arbitrage between observed and desired outcomes and leverage of what can be made liquid will create a propitious moment for a salutary context. While financial engineers, tea partiers, avatars of extreme...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... performance is so thorough in its transmission of the gory details of analingus and tea-­room trade that it crosses over into something altogether more ambivalent, which might be useful for thinking about punk performance as both a catalyst for, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., head down, sad and generally the center of teas- ing of his companions, as he was one of the oldest students,” an article in La Prensa Gráfica said. Another account, by the Associated Press, suggested that Gustavo’s mother pulled him out of school in the fourth grade because he was getting...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009