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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Deanna Cachoian-Schanz; Katia Schwerzmann Abstract Starting with the apparatus of DNA testing that produces and reifies ethnoracial differences and identities, this article articulates two layers of analysis. The larger implications of this analysis are to be understood in the articulation between...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... serves as a widely recognized touchstone for this revivification of interest in the will. But the marshmallow test is more than a handy synecdoche for the cold new logic behind shrinking public services and the burgeoning apparatus of surveillance and accountability. It also shows how the sciences...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... he raises in his television criticism (broadly speaking, questions of psychosocial response, of writing for and about the culture industries, and of ideological analysis) into the current moment, testing the utility of his procedures and insights in light of convergence culture, the proliferation...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... test, law cannot and does not distinguish religion from nonreligion; individual believers can and do. Instead, courts trust a person’s or group’s self-reporting—that they sincerely believe what they say they believe—and adjudicate from that point forward. As a criterion, sincerity invokes a host...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that muscle their way into shap- Piyush Mathur ing the manner in which we understand them? On the assumption that the May 1998 Indian nuclear tests constitute one such event, I attempt in this essay to evince the means of such a comprehension. Toward this tantaliz...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., or testing for BRCA gene mutations on a national and international scale. 2 The description of Myriad as the Brown of genetic science referenced the unusual civil rights–based framing of the patent case, as it focused explicitly on the segregating influence of patents on scientific research...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the liberal-conservative mainstream, argues that professional qualifi- cation entails not simply technical knowledge but an “attitude toward invited to view working within an assigned political and ideological framework,” for which standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
...-centered curriculum and pedagogy in favor of measures that not only hold students accountable for passing standardized tests and for a definite quantity of school knowledge—on penalty of being left back from promotion or expelled—but also...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Pokhran. India tests its nuclear weapons. . . . Kansas, 1999. The board of education votes to delete the teaching of evo- lution from the state’s curriculum. Constructionism goes right wing. There are no real truths; science...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... lost his wife and son, is stuck in another kind of the epochal realism as he makes his way to the terminal beach of the story. The terminal beach is the Pacific island of Eniwetok, which has been abandoned by the Atomic Energy Commission for nuclear testing, and where Traven persists, working through...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2002
...., I. Faro, S. Heyner, W. T. Garside, G. Fitzpatrick,G. McKinnon, J. Ho, and P. Wilding. 1997 . Micromachined analytic devices: Microchips for semen testing. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 9-10 (15 June): 1443 -47. Kusz, K. 2001 . I want to be the minority: The politics...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 67–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
... is couched in a market judgment: that “the end is nigh” (for business schools) because they fail to meet the market test, visvis increments in MBA salaries and penetration of business practice by academic writings. Given the subordination to the market imperative, it is ironic...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to submit photographs or video footage they provided, along with the child’s sometimes sketchy medical records, for evaluation to one of a handful of practices specializing in adoption medicine before making a commitment to one child. In this use, the image functions somewhat like prenatal test data...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Hooker recruited noninstitutionalized, “overt homosexual” men, which is to say men who identified themselves as homosexual and were out in at least some parts of their life. She found comparable heterosexual men, matched in IQ, age, and years of education, and administered several tests, including...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... In particular, eugenicist and psychobiologist Robert Mearns Yerkes became known for the development of the Alpha and Beta tests during his tenure as president of the American Psychological Association, exams that purported to measure “sheer native...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Base running tests or training or regardless I wanted to write about stars for once and looking at them thought My God thought This is just like a planetarium thought of the glow in the dark stars I stuck all over my bedroom when between the explosions it was dark enough ...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... correctional institution in the country. It stands next to Creech Air Force Base, which specializes in “remotely piloted aircraft systems”: Predator and Reaper drones. Sixty miles to the north is the Nevada Test Site, which remains the most bombed place on Earth, with 928 of 1,032 US nuclear tests occurring...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
...:53 PM A distressing ing important work on race and sexuality that much more striking. Events included a screening of Andy Warhol’s Screen Test #2 (starring Mario racialized division Montez); a performance by Vaginal Davis, “Intimacy...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the Web . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Craton Michael . 1982 . Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Drucker Johanna . 2014 . Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production . Cambridge...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., developmental test scores, or receptive or expressive language. Less optimal motor scores have been found up to age seven months but not thereafter, and may reflect heavy tobacco exposure. No independent cocaine effects have been shown...