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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 immediately that this conference was not for me. The idea...
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 Teresa Ortiz stress and...
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 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 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 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 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 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...
Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... trace the way in which Schwartz's “sono-montage” in Nueva York splices the sonic color-line, translating mainstream representations of the so-called homogenous noise of Puerto Rican life into textured, meaningful sound to assimilated (white) Americans. Nueva York is symptomatic of the ways in which...
Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 63–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
... sovereignty, and white supremacy while linking Congress’s plenary power over Indigenous nations to people of color’s civil rights. Hence, the civil rights of African Americans and other people of color are, in part, legally ineffectual promises contingent on expanding US sovereignty and racial capitalism...
Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... caricature of a young African American man, a set of twentieth-century arcade photographs, a viciously racist 1898 alphabet book by E. W. Kemble, and a black doll called “Uncle Tom” that was whipped in the 1850s by a white girl who would grow up to write best-selling children's books. These readings show how...
Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminists with tools for grappling with racialized pornography, which is thought to re-enact Baartman's violent exhibition by rendering black women objects for white male spectators' consumption. This article argues that the constant invocation of Baartman's story has allowed an anti-pornography formation...