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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Oriental despotism: A comparative study of total power. New Haven: Yale University Press. ST 68-03 Limbert 10/25/01 3:05 PM Page 35 The Senses of Water in an Omani Town Abdulrahman, one of my landlord’s elder sons, came over...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mandana E. Limbert This article examines the ruins of the former structures of rule in a medium-sized town in the Sultanate of Oman. It explores how people in Bahla relate to and perceive the ruins of forts, walls, and neighborhoods that had helped maintain order in the previous era and that are...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Lisa Taraki The Palestinian town of Ramallah, possibly on the lowest rung of urban hierarchies in the region, is a peripheral town trying to become a city on the fringes of the Arab world. Its nascent new middle class partakes enthusiastically in the trans-Arab, urban, middle-class ethos elaborated...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... South Asia. In the last few years the heightened interest in urban studies has generally structured arguments around megacities. In contrast we argue that little attention has been given to other urban landscapes, small- and medium-sized towns that are situated on the margins of this discourse. Even...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... interview highlights the many contradictions that associations such as Grupo Unión face — developing projects that make visible to the world towns that have often been forgotten while sometimes failing to address the multiple needs of those...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
... essay focuses on backlash against Latino immigrants in the town of Farmingville on Long Island. We invited him to contribute to this collection because of his advocate and policy perspectives and because his analysis comes directly from the street corners where day laborers gather. The essay is...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): np.
Published: 01 June 2000
... most recent book is The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney’s New Town (Ballantine, 1999). He also recently edited No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers (Verso, 1997...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... American studies at New York University. His most recent book is The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney’s New Town (Ballantine, 1999). He also recently edited No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... not settling in the manicured subdivisions of suburbia, but rather in working- refusal to accept class towns and villages. Their neighbors, by and large, are not of the class demographic that hires service workers. These...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., the small town made international headlines as a battleground in globalization’s trench wars. While privatization and rural dispossession dominated Mexican accounts of NAFTA’s predation, the fight in Tepoz- tlán raised a more complex critique of the new hemispheric geography. Long a weekend...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Markets, Mediating Labors, and the Branding of East German Culture at Super Illu Dominic Boyer 9 The Senses of Water in an Omani Town Mandana E. Limbert 35 Philoctetes Revisited: White Public Space and the Political Geography of Public Safety...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): v.
Published: 01 March 2003
... anthropology at Hampshire College. She is the author of Virtuous Citizens, Disruptive Subjects: Order and Com- plaint in a New England Court (Routledge) and coauthor of Law and Com- munity in Three American Towns (Cornell University Press). Her current research focuses on movements of children between...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): np.
Published: 01 March 2003
... anthropology at Hampshire College. She is the author of Virtuous Citizens, Disruptive Subjects: Order and Com- plaint in a New England Court (Routledge) and coauthor of Law and Com- munity in Three American Towns (Cornell University Press). Her current research focuses on movements of children between...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... 1990 . Quoted in Indicator South Africa 8.1 (summer). Issued by the Center for Development Studies, University of Natal, 10 . Cohen, Stanley. 2001 . States of denial . Cambridge: Polity. Gagiano, Jannie. 1990 . Ruling group cohesion . In Giliomee and Gagiano 1990. Cape Town: Oxford...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Walls in an Omani Town  •  Mandana E. Limbert 83 “Mardi Gras Geishas (Batters)” [photograph]  •  Nic Sammond 105 The Gnat and the Sovereign  •  Allen Feldman 107 With Ice in Their Ears  •  Allen Feldman 111 Witchcraft  •  Rosalind Morris 113...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 67–85.
Published: 01 December 2006
... abyss. For those who know the story of Walter Benjamin’s flight out of Nazi- occupied Paris, the monument located in the small Catalan town of Port- bou promises to haunt forever. After a dangerous journey through the Pyrenees, Benjamin arrived at the Spanish border in September...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... The market opportunities encouraged by the increasing number of European slave traders attracted kin groups to resettle in Euro-African trading towns such as Cacheu. There, Brames would have been able to capitalize on the vibrant commerce that boomed in this principal port of Guinea...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... moving northward into smaller towns like Red Hook, Rhinebeck, and Hudson. While immigrant men have found employment in the region’s numerous fruit, vegetable, and dairy farms, as well as in restaurants, construction, and landscaping...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Robert sport the town the cart is no profit for running the hills and mountain is so great valley no coin of beast can not up and down the hills up greate We plant a root it take twelve —Unknown (McKay?) to William McLain, 19 July 1858...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 109–134.
Published: 01 September 2003
... death for having sex out of wedlock), Elvira (alienated by the elite, forced to become the only white prostitute in the town, who surprisingly finds true happiness later with her gay husband, and their faithful slave, whom they both share and who will father half of their children), the countess (who...