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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nikhil Pal Singh In light of recent historiography that increasingly emphasizes the centrality of slavery to the origins of capitalism, this essay returns to Marx, especially Capital , volume 1, to rethink the relationships among capitalist abstraction, violence, and racial differentiation. ©2016...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Arvind Rajagopal Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-05 Rajagopal.1 10/25/01 3:06 PM Page 91 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics HAWKERS, DEMOLITION RAIDS, AND A...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Muneer Ahmad Duke University Press 2002 Homeland Insecurities: Racial Violence the Day after September 11 It would be naive to ignore how severely the systematic attacks of the Muneer Ahmad...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Meena Alexander Meena Alexander 2002 Lyric in a Time of Violence Meena...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Martin F. Manalansan, IV Duke University Press 2005 Race, Violence, and Neoliberal Spatial Politics in the Global City The city has become the sign of desire. Martin F. —Pat Califia, “San Francisco: Revisiting the ‘The City of...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
...James E. Claffey Duke University Press 2006 Anti-immigrant Violence in Suburbia Editors’ Preface James E. Claffey James Claffey, program officer for the Long Island Community Founda- tion...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... themselves to the actions of a police state and sanctioned a system of apartheid governance within the boundaries of the United States. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Hailing the Twelve Million U.S. Immigration Policy, Deportation, and the Imaginary of Lawful Violence Alicia Schmidt Camacho...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rodrigo Parrini In this article, I propose the notion of “bodyscapes” as a way to understand the connections between the processes of globalization and the emerging forms of social violence in Mexico. A bodyscape enables us to explore the specific locus of the body within the social processes that...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... women and the rehabilitation program in Dhaka in January 1973. The following discussion highlights the personal, political, and intellectual context within which Spivak undertook this visit to Bangladesh along with a deconstructive reading of sexual violence during wars which she refers to as the “tacit...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
...J. Martin Daughtry This essay explores the relationship between sound, violence, and the sensorium within the context of the recent war in Iraq. It argues that, at extreme volumes or in extreme psychosocial circumstances, wartime sounds become untethered from their indexicality, losing much or all...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
... transcript and journalistic coverage of the Vang case illustrates a need to establish a history of racial violence in order to explain the altercation in the woods. This need assumes that a history of racism must be identified in order for a word to be considered racist and that acts of violence can be...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Alex Trimble Young This article argues that the phrase “monopoly of violence,” which circulates in so many contemporary academic critiques of the liberal state, is not adequate to describe the nature of violence deployed by settler colonial societies against indigenous and racialized bodies...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group In the wake of the devastating globalisms of the neoliberals, a focus on the rise of illiberal states perpetrating egregious violence as the expressive instruments of the far Right threatens to hide longer arcs of political violence and state terror. How are we to...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández This essay places the 1871 Camp Grant Indian Massacre in the context of the rise of a capitalist class of citizens and the state-sponsored violence they enacted as part of a war-based cross-border economy. Tracing transnational circuits of power in the borderland...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “overkill” as a way of apprehending a queer ontology that stands in contrast to the security of an LGBT identity. That the murdered were working class and largely people of color and/or trans/gender nonconforming marks this interpersonal violence as a restaging of larger iterations of necropolitical state...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
... violence, dismissing value and entertaining excess, stays with violence? What account of racial subjugation and liberation would emerge from it? For in Fanon’s description of the colonial space as a product of colonial (juridicoeconomic) violence, the distinction between the Native’s and the Settler’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Tryon P. Woods This essay explores the ethicopolitical context in which black art, black performance, black social movements, and black popular culture find expression. I configure the critical study of hip hop within an accounting of the materiality of antiblack sexual violence in which the modern...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Dylan Rodríguez This article examines the concept of genocide as an incomplete accounting of gendered racial and racial-colonial violence. The mid-twentieth-century enunciation of the genocide concept, in and beyond the 1948 UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
...David Sartorius; Micol Seigel This introduction diagnoses a moment of stark interest in interdependent relations of power, violence, and place. Transnational method, it argues, has welcomed this interest; as one of the sites in which scholars today are attempting to make sense with space...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... masculinity and also the site for the making and unmaking of citizenship. Tracking the production of minority citizenship and national belonging, this essay examines how Nasreen alerts us to the way in which forces of violence during a political crisis take as their favored expression the masculine assertion...