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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 “Turn in Your Arms” billboard. Photo by Jim Rydbom, Greeley Tribune , 2013. Figure 1. “Turn in Your Arms” billboard. Photo by Jim Rydbom, Greeley Tribune, 2013. More
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... men’s activities, they, in turn, also of la parada did influenced their daily experiences in the utilization of this “found space.”7 By creating alternative purposes for the corner, these men challenged its...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 125–141.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alexander R. Galloway For many humanists and cultural critics, Fredric Jameson’s work in the early 1980s typified a certain kind of Freudo-Marxist inquiry, a materialist approach to the investigation of politics and aesthetics that would remain influential through the turn of the millennium. Yet...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... animals , towards the treatment of people as animals . When humans turn other humans into vermin beings, as preparation for annihilating them using weapons befitting “problem animals.” At issue is not merely an indifference toward the pain, killing, or loss of those so “othered,” but their transformation...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... considered in the light of the figures of turns and returns. Questions of exception, emergency, and suspension of the law are addressed by evocation of the concepts of medical diagnosis and prognosis. The poetics of illness and malaise are explored through the temporal allegory of the eternal recurrence of...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This militarizing of society that has constitutively marked modern state formation shapes social disciplining of individuals and the regulation of social structures. The article exemplifies how this has given rise to a discourse of martial races, which in turn shades social practices from the...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 1960s on, Cuban filmmakers turned to allegory as a means of resisting the reduction of art to propaganda and articulating more ambivalent takes on the Cuban Revolution. Yet spectators steeped in the political binaries of the Cold War often reduced films to arguments for or against socialism. Such...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... object appears suddenly yet has always already been present and in which the disappearance of the object is marked by a turn toward a future that is never in reach. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 subject object loss time/temporality touch First, there was something just...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... recent turn in affect studies emphasizing the redemptive quality of love in the reparative process by offering a very different reading that I describe as “colonial object relations.” Attention to colonial object relations reveals the ways in which affect is unevenly distributed in the history of liberal...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... operate today. Arguing that the #BlackLivesMatter movement has created a persistent looking as a means of making such issues visible, Mirzoeff describes how the grand jury prosecutors turned the event into a high-definition visual space in which only physical evidence and police testimony could be trusted...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Claudio Saunt The spatial and cartographic turn in the humanities invites experimentation with new modes of historical storytelling. Those modes—interactive, participatory, and ever evolving—may redefine our vision of scholarship by creating innovative ways to distribute and create historical...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... they have not yet committed, thereby turning students with psychiatric histories into objects of fear for their teachers and counselors, and vice versa. This article charts the historical emergence of psychiatry's entanglement with institutional risk assessment and suggests an alternative framework for...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
... response to changing editorial commitments, which included a turn toward understanding culture as a domain of labor. The launch of the Social Text Web site represents another stage in the journal's ongoing interest in media as a site of leftist critique. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... skin. We move, we act by not seeing, by not watching how we move. Nothing is more alien to us than the transparent bodies of box jellyfish. Our sensibility is turned outward. Our feet are long and set parallel; they are made to move on ahead. Nature is revealed to us through movement into it and...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... anthropological theory and, in turn, within the realms it investigates), this article considers the temporal qualities of scientific longing within a highly experimental and, thus, anticipatory branch of research set on transforming human bodies through processes of interspecies hybridity. © 2011 Duke...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 182–187.
Published: 01 September 2009
... hope, and being wary of false hope, turn to policy. We suggest that ongoing operations and plans must be seen in fugitive opposition to the widespread attempts to formulate and participate in something called policy. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... catastrophe. These representations emerge within the increasing globalization of transitional justice, a context that seeks intensifying degrees of communicability as it turns local legacies of violence into ones with international implications. Gillian Slovo's account of a South African amnesty hearing, Red...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... materiality more generally. The essay analyzes how the minority man's experience of heteronomy and helplessness congeals in him a feeling of emasculation, which he, in turn, tries to overcome by performing violence over a subject even more vulnerable than himself. Thus, the essay argues that in order to force...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... argue that Althusser's Maoism and his structuralism were both answers to the specific theoretical and political impasses confronting French Marxism in the 1960s. In a second part, I analyze how Althusser's Maoist students applied some of these ideas to their political activities. Finally, I turn to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 21–42.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Protestant images and imperatives. Be humble. Be punctual. Be patient. These corporately Christian virtues minister to the deported at every turn, inviting them to assume and become subsumed by ascetic subjectivities. These are monkish dispositions that provide a vital lynchpin between the political, the...