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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shane Vogel This essay develops a theoretical framework of biopolitical performance, or more simply bioperformance , with which to approach the 1957 televised broadcast of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s A Drum Is a Woman . Presented on the drama anthology program The United States Steel Hour...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... an individual, and demand to be reckoned with. By answering a hail, by entering the scripted scenario, the individual is interpellated into ideology and thus into subjecthood. I conduct close readings of scriptive things, including a photograph of a light-skinned woman posing in about 1930 with a caricature...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jill Lane This essay analyzes the figure of the “smoking habanera”—a term I use to describe the sexualized image of a black Cuban woman smoking a cigar, usually wearing a headdress and revealing clothing, whose latest iteration is found among the plethora of small clay figurines on sale...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 49–71.
Published: 01 June 2020
... femme ( Nora, the Ape-Woman ), imagines the possibilities of human-ape ontological and erotic proximity suggested by Voronoff’s practice of gland xenotransplantation, or transspecies transplantation. This article puts Nora and the early twentiethcentury science of ductless glands (ovaries, testicles...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... perpetrators and the annihilated at Camp Grant compromise the notion, still common in Chicano studies, that Tucsonenses were Mexicans and are therefore “essentially” indigenous. My reading of a Mexican indigenous woman's support of the Camp Grant massacre, when juxtaposed with the brutal physical violence...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of rape of 1971 has remained in the Bangladeshi public memory through the last forty years. It has been a topic of literary and visual media (films, plays, photographs), thereby ensuring that the raped woman endured as an iconic figure. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, who is primarily associated...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-political grounds reaching beyond the becoming of a “new man,” the one which the colonial figurings of the Native, the Slave, and the Woman have always already signified. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 To Be Announced Radical Praxis or Knowing (at) the Limits of Justice Denise Ferreira da Silva...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
... travels with the central and undertheorized place of slow loss in the Black feminist theoretical archive at least in part because of a desire to emphasize Black feminist theory's long-standing investment in understanding and describing the subject position of Black woman. In the fall...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and the women's movement. In Signposts: Gender issues in post-independence India, edited by R. Sunder Rajan, 101 -23. New Delhi: Kali for Women. Joshi, P., ed. 1988 . Gandhi on women . Ahmedabad: Navajivan. Kaplan, C., N. Alarcon, and M. Moallem, eds. 1999 . Between woman and nation: Nationalisms...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of a building on an extended stair in what feels to be lower Manhattan. The sentence to the right of them reads: “Wearing protection is the new black.” On the next page there is a photo of a black woman standing with a bike. The sentence to her right states: “Not voting is so last season.” The center...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Angela Martínez [He would say to me (in Guatemala), “I am hungry” or “Bring me a drink.” I had to bring it to him. Now it is not like that. I say to him, “Hey, I’d like iced tea.” “Yes, I’ll make it for you,” and he starts to make it.]  — Forty-five-year-old woman from Ciudad...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of labor indicate explicitly that household and reproductive activities are in the women’s domain, while men must take responsibility for paid work, agribusiness relationships, and politics. Mar- riage is understood as a contract in which the man functions as the pro- vider and the woman must provide...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 77–95.
Published: 01 September 2012
... me open as I would have ripped a woman open” (Je souhaite que le nègre m’éventre comme moi je l’aurais fait d’une femme).29 This voiced desire for evisceration makes clear the ways in which the fantasy is embed- ded within a discourse of naturalized female masochism. This woman has already...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in the repertoire of several of the groups I have been researching do indeed make these linkages, especially a play entitled Dukhini (Suffering woman) by the Ajoka Theater group, which brings these issues to light through the theme of the trafficking of women who are smuggled from poverty- stricken Bangladesh...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., Social Text 99 • Vol. 27, No. 2 • Summer 2009 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2008-024  © 2009 Duke University Press 10 5 impart variations on the same image. The Muslim woman — always singu- lar and representative — is veiled, subjugated, indomitable...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
... (historical materialist) analyses of those wars (especially the Crimean and the Vietnamese anti- imperial wars), wherein the Eastern Question and the Woman Question— those twin pillars of our present war—constituted the axes of orientation and the ground of a relation to war. Freud’s war, in which...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... to a subject who was once the maquiladora’s hero- ine: the Mexican woman. It is she who has made Ciudad Juárez famous as a place for doing labor-intensive manufacturing. And, according to this new account, the problems of Ciudad Juárez stem from the Mexican woman’s internal and culturally driven...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 219–233.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and insulting narratives about women and men, I nonetheless understand that Talk to Her has much to say about gay shame and its consequences. Talk to Her opens with a gorgeous dance performance in which a woman stumbles blindly about a stage as a man scurries...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 29–45.
Published: 01 September 2000
...], had previously been editors of Zan-i ruz [Today’s woman], a women’s weekly Social Text 64, Vol. 18, No. 3, Fall 2000. Copyright © 2000 by Duke University Press. 2. Najmabadi 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 30 published by the Kayhan Institute...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
...) Lyric in a Time of Violence 23 Petroglyph Girl grown woman fire mother of fire —Muriel Rukeyser I Darting...