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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... during Political Transitions COMPARING AFRIKANER AND ISRAELI ATTITUDES This essay focuses on discourses, anxieties, and competing strategies of Heribert Adam white Afrikaners during the political transition in South Africa in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Its...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... transit? How might we make demands for citizenship without perpetuating “American” exceptionalism and the myths of liberalism? In all these ways, is it possible to divest from the asymmetrical counting of some bodies over others? These questions take us straight into the entrails of the morgue, the...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... unhomely space; (3) contemporary cinema. These disparate assemblages reimagine the space of television and the medium's role as a form of social communication. The primary focus is the intersection of television and the city in articulating the social body in transition . Focusing on artists, audiences...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... subgenre associated with popular culture, the thriller has rarely been considered a serious player in discussions of literature in the aftermath of atrocity. However, as a space in which the mystifications of conspiracy meet the imperatives of transitional justice, the newly emergent subgenre of the truth...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Deborah Mindry The transition to democracy in South Africa promised a new equitable social order that would be responsive to the needs of “the people.” These hopes were very quickly eclipsed by a transition to neoliberalism and by the HIV/AIDS crisis. An examination of the HIV crisis provides...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Stefano Harney Michael Brown's article “Ideology and the Metaphysics of Content” ( ST 8, 1983) reminds us of what was at stake in the transition from ideology critique to cultural studies. Through an ethnomethodological close reading of the opening part of Marx's Capital , Brown teaches us that...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... era, captured (again monumentally) in the figure of the Rent Collection Courtyard , a large sculptural diorama unveiled in 1965 and recreated in 1999 by the artist Cai Guoqiang for the Venice Biennale. Back-engineered, this is the story of Chinese transition and economic reform, but read more directly...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... savage social inequality and a bifurcated labor market as individual mental functions whose ideal type is corporate decision making; it also aids the transition to corporate control of education itself. Following this trope from the realm of cultural logic to public policy allows us to watch...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Robin Bernstein Proceeding from Robyn Wiegman's call for a transition from questions of “why” to “how” with regard to formations of race, this article proposes a heuristic, the “scriptive thing,” to analyze ways in which racial subjectivation emerges through everyday physical engagement with the...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Tina M. Campt When and where do we “see” the emergence of a black German subject? Where do we encounter a visual instantiation of a black subject who is internal to German society and partakes of a relationship to this society that is neither transplanted, transitional, nor transitory, but instead...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Theo Goldberg Against the historical background of the transitions between religion and race, of race as the secularization of the religious, this article traces the ways race operates in the conduct of social struggles, wars, and warring in the making and refashioning of racial conception...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
...-at-hand examples of neoliberal care provisioning as a point of departure, revisits an analysis of the political economy of care labor vis-à-vis political theorist Nancy Fraser, traces the transitions in the self-care proposals proposed in US self-improvement literatures from the 1960s through the...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... with their packages in front of hospitals, grocery stores, check-cashing places, day care centers. From Los Angeles to New Haven, the bus is a city of women. While buses in mass transit–oriented cities like New York...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
...) brought home anew the signifi cance of public transit to the landscape and economy of LA. In a city in which it is easy for many to drive by bus stops without registering the presence of the people who wait there, the largely empty stops are harbingers of a shadow city in limbo. Bus and train...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): np.
Published: 01 June 2011
... (Columbia University Press, 2010). Her work on contemporary literature, cosmopoli- tanism, and gender has appeared in Public Culture, Modern Fiction Studies, Meridians, and other journals. Her current research concerns the role of fiction in the age of transitional justice. Joshua Neves is a PhD...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2002
... some of the various identifications that might attach to labor as well as the range of histories that led away from labor as such. At its extreme limit, the mapping of all this transit between continuities at one level and differ- ences...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... her perfect countenance, which betrays no sign of time’s passing. The markings on the wall thus serve as a commentary on the violence enacted by the tacit “pact of forgetting” that ensured Spain’s peaceful democratic transition. Yet...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and Disorder in the Postcolony, edited by Jean and John Comaroff (University of Chicago Press), “Legacies of Derrida” (Annual Review of Anthropology, 2007), “The Miner’s Ear” (Transition Magazine, 2007), “The Age of Dinosaurs” (/nor, 2007), and “Imperial Pastoral” (Representations...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been engaged in ethnographic fieldwork in El Salvador since 1994. Her book,“Worse than the War”: Crime and Uncertainty in El Salvador’s Democratic Transition (University of...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
...’ Against North Korea if It Endangers U.S. ” New York Times , 8 August . www.nytimes.com/2017/08/08/world/asia/north-korea-un-sanctions-nuclear-missile-united-nations.html . Byrd Jodi A. 2011 . The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialis . Minneapolis : University of...