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Social Text (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 (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., 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 and summarizes the moral of the story...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Ricardo’s theory, adding that it was not only the costs of production but also the demand for the good, and the cost of acquiring it, that determined comparative advantage. In other words, the value of an import, such as tea, was not decided exclusively...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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, Deloria recounts: “A chorus of Indian war whoops sounded outside the hall, and a party of what looked...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., 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 Web photo essay, there are images of shellfish fishermen in Spain in 1988 and of slaughterhouse workers...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Guatemala], “Yo ya tengo hambre” o “Tráeme un fresco.” 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...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the home movie shows the family sitting on the balcony drinking tea. Said then articulates how his home relates to a larger narrative of Palestinian dispossession: My connection with Palestine was always intellectual and cultural, and in some sense spiritual, but not physical. And I’ve...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 83–101.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in a rogue operation. The police are just the tip of the iceberg. Cops and vigilantes may serve as the final executioners, but in war determining the “cause of death” is a complicated matter. Jayna Brown It looks like it is lunch break at the protest, as masked and unmasked diners sip tea and eat...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 103–119.
Published: 01 December 2021
... became viral as an effusion of poetry, older women's sarcasm, and pithy political speeches expanded the world of the internet, diffusing and refusing its binaries with unclassifiable content and utterances. On Valentine's Day, the protestors invited the prime minister to tea, for a loving conversation...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that actors were asking for a fourfold increase in their compensation for cable.29 The theme of the spoiled actor was so pervasive, in fact, that it reappeared in a Brisk Iced Tea ad two years after the strike, during the 2002 Superbowl...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... parts of it) must be defended.37 In a context of Tea Party protests and an intensified terrorizing of (presumed) immigrant populations, the imagination of how government should respond to crises of the economy and health care is mired in the affective forces of a renewed and insecure...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... recently, with the collapse of the subprime housing market and the financial meltdown that followed, and with the rise of the Tea Party and the often brutal debates over the familial ordering of health care (among other things...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 times...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
... 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 Civil...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 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 of black walnut driftwood in New Orleans as he waited to take his final leave of the United States...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and stained cotton balls, and with a list of animals that needed tending to. This particular morning I went off with Abodh and a young woman named Sumathi. Our first animal was listed as simply “Dog. Oval maidan.” So we walked over to the oval maidan and the tea seller, or chai-wallah , where the morning...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of 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 (2019) 37 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ethnography of poor, mostly white communities in southwestern Louisiana (a stronghold of the Tea Party), tellingly reviewed in the New York Review of Books under the title “Inside the Sacrifice Zone.” 44 Taken together, Brown’s, Cherniavsky’s, and Hochschild’s accounts of the erosion of citizenship under...