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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... begin or transform globalization. I have selected three extreme bodyscapes to analyze in this text: the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, decapitations related to drug trafficking, and the mutilations suffered by certain migrants as they travel through Mexico to the United States. These...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... contradictions. Through readings of Kindred (a time-travel novel about slavery and its afterlife) and “Bloodchild” (a short story about interspecies surrogacy) it suggests how representation of reproductive slavery and surrogacy might yet provide critical awareness of and new responses to neoliberal rationality...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... eyes, hands, shoulders, hips, feet. These things are citational in that they arrange and propel bodies in recognizable ways, through paths of evocative movement that have been traveled before. I use the term script as a theatrical professional might, to denote not a rigid dictation of performed action...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 87–113.
Published: 01 December 2006
... fast-food explore later: (1) the promise of communication hitched to the Motorway, (2) how the promise was actualized upon the Motorway and experienced restaurants by travelers of the road, in order to get at (3) Pakistan’s modernity specific to the Motorway...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... same corridors. Sudden outbursts of fever, exhaustion, weakness, brought me to the immaculate lobbies and pink waiting halls and green procedure rooms. For a month I had visited the Tropical Disease Unit: the Travel Clinic...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... travel comprise only 4 percent of all trips in LA, a fraction of the 24/7 river of movement on its streets and highways. Although the “infeasibility” of public transit for everyday travel has been drilled into the public consciousness, it remains a lifeline for scores of low-income people unable...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... was assumed to be straightforward: A child traveled to a new Social Text 74, Vol. 21, No. 1, Spring 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Duke University Press. country and stayed there. A child born in Korea and adopted in Minne- sota was expected to grow up, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... constructed a romantic image of the New World with “Indians” as creatures who were “spiritually naked,” gentle people with no weapons, laws, religion, or literature.3 The imperial impulse to convert these “exiles” of Christianity, coupled with travelers’ tales of wealth and gold in uncharted...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
.../Israel Colored Distinctions ID cards have played a central role in Palestinian life since the begin- ning of the twentieth century. Palestinians were subjects of the Ottoman Empire, which issued Palestinians travel documents. Under the British Mandate of Palestine, Palestinians became “Turkish...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... universalizing agent or its trace subject. Identification as “gay” is premised on mobility. Whether it is the South Seas of William Stoddard’s Victorian travel writing or New York City’s Chelsea or anywhere other than the heteronormative confines of the traditionally...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 97–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... my father at a guinea pig farm on the campus of the Agrarian University in the suburbs of Lima. Off they went in Sofía’s car—Lindo, his shiny black fur smoother from so much petting, traveling in his box on Mariano’s lap. Once on the grounds of the university, they drove past stables with horses and...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... unskilled urban workforce.4 In Los Angeles, where transfers cannot be used to travel back and forth on the same bus line and express buses are few, moving from “point a to point b” requires the strictest increments of time...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... enlightenment histories of taxon- omy, encounter, and racial reckoning — ­in the form of Linnaean systemat- ics, the Pacific voyages of Cook and Banks, and the comparative anatomy projects of the later eighteenth century — ­travel, trade, and colonization...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Arctic terns fly the whole extent of the globe, a round trip of 25,000 to 34,000 kilometers, seasonally traveling from the Arctic to the Antarctic, enjoying more sunlight than any other biological species...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... American empire in the Caribbean. Beginning with the U.S. occupation of 1898 and the transition to civilian neocolonial rule in 1902, Cuba became entrenched in a rapidly expanding network of bodies and ideas traveling to and from the United States. The U.S. imperial encoun- ter with Cuba was...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... literally fit within a manila envelope provided a thematic framework, but on a more pragmatic level allowed pieces to be shipped relatively easily across the Pacific. Just as the historical Manila-­Acapulco galleon trade followed ear- lier exchanges and travels across the Pacific, this Galleon Trade...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... interest on diaspora travel to Ghana has evoked discussions about the history and memory of slavery and attendant imaginings of race, place, and identity. What has also emerged is a narrative that places a specifically African American historical experience — particularly that group’s...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... viable Palestinian entity, a state-­in-­the-­making, in the West Bank. Yet, to the seventeen undergraduate and graduate students of the University of New Mexico’s Israel/Palestine Field School, Obama’s speech seemed oddly tangential, even irrelevant. We had been traveling throughout the West...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... should not be sending these young chil- dren on their own to face the dangers that exist on that travel.”4 Clinton did not argue against the implementation of this legislation, but she called for a displacement of legal responsibility for these children’s...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... confessional response, during his Grand Tour of the Orient, to an Ottoman bey: “He wanted to know why I was traveling, since I was neither a merchant nor a doctor. I replied that I was traveling in order to look at people, and certainly at the Greeks who are dead.”8 That the only Greeks present in...