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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... into 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 (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...
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Social Text (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 (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...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... (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 of people as vermin...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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 conventions...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 27–51.
Published: 01 March 2024
... fascist compound and its replacement by more flexible and mobile terrorist cells, connecting this change in fascist spatial formations to underlying shifts in the composition of capitalism. In conclusion, the article turns to Walter Benjamin and Giorgio Agamben to argue that, in the last instance...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., 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? Through...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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 surprisingly, the discourse of U.S...
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Social Text (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 (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 117–139.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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 nonresidence of emotions is what makes them “binding...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and at least twelve more who were subjected to the torture regime in CIA rendition sites around the world. What do events such as the rape of counterterrorism prisoners reveal about the paradoxical value of the tortured terrorist body, the reproductive capacity it displays as a raw material of securitization...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2022
... two decades, reanimates concern over “terrorists,” as Sikh insurgents came to be labeled by the state. The constant threat of labeling dissident groups as terrorists has become the defining aspect of contemporary security states. In the process, South Asian regional politics, especially the relations...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 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 as an ambiguous sign of solidarity with those lost on September...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... 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 and Henry Kissinger...
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Social Text (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 (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Priest Dana Arkin William M. 2011 . Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State . New York : Little, Brown . Puar Jasbir K. 2007 . Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Rai Amit S. 2012...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2002
... 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 general. While we can share the criticism of U.S...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... 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...