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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Allen Feldman Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-04 Feldman 10/25/01 3:06 PM Page 57 Philoctetes Revisited WHITE PUBLIC SPACE AND THE POLITICAL...
Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Kyla Wazana Tompkins This article uses two ephemeral patent remedy advertisements from the 1890s to examine an aesthetic-affective category I call white sovereign entrepreneurial terror. Linking the period before the rise of progressivism and New Deal economics to the total collapse and evacuation...
Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 219–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Judith Halberstam Duke University Press 2005 Shame and White Gay Masculinity When I ﬁrst received an invitation to speak at the University of Michigan’s Judith Halberstam “Gay Shame” conference, I felt...
Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Ana Teresa Ortiz; Laura Briggs Duke University Press 2003 The Culture of Poverty, Crack Babies, and Welfare Cheats THE MAKING OF THE “HEALTHY WHITE BABY CRISIS” In 2002, a researcher looking for endocrine markers of early childhood Ana...
Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...KT Thompson This article traces a discursive lineage from a 2013 Second Amendment billboard campaign in Colorado to visual accounts of white settler nostalgia that circulated in the 1860s. The billboard foregrounds fantasies of indigeneity for a contemporary political discourse of “gun rights” and...
Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–Civil War nation, yet direct black voices remain submerged, available most often in public sources like newspapers and sermons or in scant and skeletal personal writings. The most vivid black voices are to be found in more troublesome sources: those mediated by sympathetic whites who recorded the words...
Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...H. N. Lukes This article examines the cultural history of amputation in the United States to account for the status of white male woundedness and abstract citizenship in our current neoliberal era. Using critical disability theory to reconsider Michel Foucault’s notion of biopower, the article...
Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
.../racial terror — in the racial table where (black) means suffering and (white) freedom or (black) means nonvalue and (white) value. Taking a shortcut with Fanon, foregrounding the exposition of the violence that constitutes the colonial space, this paper announces a praxis designed to clear the ethical...
Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... providing a detailed analysis of Clint Eastwood’s 2003 film Mystic River , which uses the dominant image repertoire of pedophilia to recraft “minority” white masculinity as apposite yet somehow also oppositional to the encroachments of neoliberalism. Mystic River recombines residual forms of noir with...
Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
...J. Kameron Carter Against the backdrop of the summer 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this article thinks about that event as indexing a crisis of US political theology, indeed, as a volatile flashpoint wherein the sacred comes into view otherwise. Here the sacred figures...
Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 75–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... critically formulate the European Question, as a problem of postcolonial whiteness, from the vantage point of the racialized conditions of the migrants who are literally making Europe anew. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 Europe migration race whiteness postcolonial...
Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... contemporary cultural materials (classics like the movies of John Waters and the early performances of Bette Midler, as well as such recent works as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth , the television show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! , and music videos by Fergie, Nicki Minaj, and Psy) and show how this...
Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the assumptions are of the recent theorizations of becoming, potentials, infrastructure, and terror in relationship to racism and white supremacy. In considering terror as a racial formation of becoming and infrastructure, the author argues that much is to be gained in terms of theorizing power...
Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sought to naturalize the stark racial categories by which Cuba then lived, even as the images illuminated the realities of—and white anxieties about—interracial sex and its primary cultural and biological product: mestizaje . I link this historical backdrop to “her” return in the present day, after a...
Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., phenotype, cultural identity, through which bodies have become racially ascribed as white or nonwhite. Rather, Islamophobia demonstrates that religion (and by extension, secular “ideology”) has historically generated a supplemental racial dynamic irreducible to the assignation of color. This second axis of...
Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the search for the “missing link” in Asia and Europe, an investigation that, if successful, would have effectively established a separate ancestry for the white races. This essay identifies a new component of this history: the racialization of higher-order primates within the nascent discipline of...
Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... subject’s inner desires from public inquiry. I examine the making of an episode of the television show Cantata , a popular musical-comedy soap opera, showing how its narratives provoke audience excitement by focusing on exaggerated and inverted moral tales. I show how the use of white actors in one episode...
Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... were made manifest, but nowhere was that more true than in the early work of the Clash. Their 1977 cover of reggae artist Junior Murvin’s 1976 Jamaican hit “Police and Thieves” represents an unusual moment in the checkered history of white bands covering black music. The cover song has always been a...
Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of possibility of that particular configuration of terms. It suggests that, rather than weeding out white racism, the most significant implication of the Imus moment was that it highlighted how stereotype discourse—discussions about how stereotypes necessarily harm those they target—can and often...