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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the discountable rabble. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 No Longer a “Whore,” Not Yet a “Terrorist,” Never a Citizen Majoritarian Right and the Rabble Mangalika de Silva Would it still make sense to speak of democracy . . . when it would no longer be a political question...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jasbir K. Puar; Amit S. Rai Duke University Press 2002 Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots How are gender and sexuality central to the current “war on...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patrick Jagoda The contemporary military doctrine of “network-centric warfare” has favored a decentralized approach to both humanitarian interventions and “warfighting.” In reframing enmity as network antagonism, the United States has focused on a new type of anti-American enemy: the terrorist...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 257–262.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Allen Feldman As viewed through the lens of work published in Social Text on the governmentality of terror] this essay proposes that the trope of the terrorist signals the departure of a reliable and calculable enemy and the “unleashing of the incommensurable— that we now know as asymmetric war, as...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... as pesticide (the theory, technology, and practice of pest control). Designated as vermin (terrorists), African guerrillas fighting for independence were subjected to weapons that had been used against wild animals, such as poisons. The article ends with a reminder that the designation and treatment...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... world is grounded, especially as hip hop emerges through the transmutation of the state’s terroristic repression of black revolution in the 1960s and 1970s into the sexualized violence of the present prison industrial complex. Using a reading of Lil’ Wayne and his song “Mrs. Officer,” I argue that the...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... shared sense of out-of-control postwar criminality with the potent memory of past “terrorist subversion” of the war era and before. It was orchestrated by media moguls, powerful politicians, and law-enforcement leaders who opposed legal limits on sentences for juveniles imposed by United Nations...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., patriotic, and terrorist formations and their intertwined forms of racialized perverse sexualities and gender dysphorias. What about the war on terrorism, and its attendant assemblages of racism, national- ism, patriotism, and terrorism, is already profoundly queer...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and the Department of Homeland Security, this narrative of exceptionalism functions to mark both the inconceivable excesses of terrorist networks and the capacity of the United States, despite such monstrosity, to know, discipline, and quell these innately monstrous forces. Not...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... technologies of biopower that publicization of Abu Zubay- dah’s torture reveal — ­technologies that work to quarantine the figure of the male Muslim terrorist, tapping social fears organized by dominant knowledges of race...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
... collective (coherence), with reference to the figures of the asylum seeker and the international terrorist. My eco- nomic model of emotions suggests that while emotions do not positively reside in a subject or figure, they still work to bind subjects together. Indeed, to put it more strongly, the...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... faculty member in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and a member of the Social Text collective. She is the author of Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke University Press), co-­winner of the 2007 Best Book in Cultural Studies award from the...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... “look Muslim” are more likely to be terrorists, therefore if we are attacking terrorism we should attack people who “look Mus- lim just as racial profiling may be viewed as a form of violence— whether psychic or physical—flowing from bias...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... mili- tary effort by Arundhati Roy (Guardian, September 29, 2001) and others within the mainstream U.S. press, the unprecedented suspension of civil liberties for illegal immigrants and suspected terrorists, the use of the flag...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... At the same time, the imperial policies of the United States—its oil- driven hegemony in the Gulf, its murderous sanctions on Iraq, its blind support for Israeli policies—do not turn the 911 terrorists into legitimate avengers of the crimes committed toward populations in the “Third World” in...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... again that the terrorists hate our freedoms—this, while his administration is busy consigning our freedoms to the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Information Awareness. Not to worry, with scoundrels like John Poindexter...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the “terrorist” sympathies of a Middle East studies professor. The stated objective of Campus Watch is to redress the “intolerance of alternative views” within Middle East studies.1 In September 2003, members of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Select Education approved H.R. 3077...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Earlier in the interview Powell used the pronoun they to describe “terrorists” in comparing the “American way of life” as stronger than threats of death and the destruction of property, again the presumption that war and violence are already givens in the landscape of the democratic future of the United...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
... respect your faith. It’s practiced freely by many millions of Americans, and by millions more in countries that America counts as friends. Its teachings are good and peaceful, and those who commit evil in the name of Allah blaspheme the name of Allah. The terrorists are traitors to...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): np.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots Jasbir K. Puar and Amit S. Rai 117 Theses on the Questions of War: History, Media, Terror Rosalind C. Morris 149 Explanation and Exoneration, or What We Can Hear Judith Butler 177 The New International of...