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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Terrion L. Williamson This article uses the occasion of the Don Imus dustup in 2007, in which the radio shock jock became the subject of intense public censure after referring to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hos” on air, to consider both the ramifications and the conditions...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Dohra Ahmad Following a brief discussion of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart , this essay examines the newly burgeoning genre of “oppressed Muslim women” narratives. For each of the texts under consideration—Jean Sasson's Princess , Latifa and Shékéba Hachemi's My Forbidden Face , Azar Nafisi's...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Melanie Nicholson Duke University Press 2006 Without Their Children Rethinking Motherhood a mong Tr ansn ation al Migr ant Women Lupe is a twenty-six-year-old woman from Mexico City. She...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan Duke University Press 2000 ST 65.03 Rajan 11/8/00 2:24 PM Page 55 Women between Community and State SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE UNIFORM CIVIL CODE DEBATES IN INDIA This essay is an...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... communities across Southern Arizona, it argues that several displacements happen in the traditional historical narratives of the Camp Grant massacre: the erasure of participation by Tucsonense indigenous Mexican women in the violence against Aravaipa and Pinal Apache women and the discursive violence enacted...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers are rural to urban migrant women. Consequently, neighbors reinvented themselves as moral guardians of these new arrivals while many agents and institutions, including the media and NGOs, got involved in spatial and conceptual production of the new city and its gendered citizen subjects. This essay...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 99–125.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Barbara Spindel Duke University Press 2003 Conservatism as the “Sensible Middle” THE INDEPENDENT WOMEN’S FORUM, POLITICS, AND THE MEDIA During Clarence Thomas’s contentious confirmation hearings...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nayanika Mookherjee In 1971, the formation of Bangladesh coincided with the death of a large number of civilians and the rape of many women. In stark contrast to the assumption of complete silence relating to war-time rape, the independent Bangladeshi government publicly designated that all women...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 45–65.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jennifer C. Nash “Institutionalizing the Margins” treats intersectionality as a feminist orientation in time , as an analytic that powerfully describes both what women’s studies could be and what women’s studies has already become , that speaks about the discipline’s aspirations and progress. The...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Britt Rusert This article uses a collection of African American women's friendship albums held at the Library Company of Philadelphia to reflect on scholarly resistance to reading disappointment, and negativity more generally, in the archives of black freedom. Rather than viewing these artifacts as...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... marginal part and decorative border. To do so means to surrender the accolade of theorist for stylist, to harbor the hard work of listening from scholarly convention. To try and tell freestyle's story is to say a great deal about a moment when large numbers of young women found themselves on the inside of...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... tourists in Havana's street markets. The essay traces the figure to nineteenth-century artist Víctor Patrício Landaluze, whose widely circulated lithographs enacted key modes of understanding race and emergent nationalism in mid- to late-nineteenth - century Cuba. His portraits of mulatas and black women...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... begin or transform globalization. I have selected three extreme bodyscapes to analyze in this text: the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, decapitations related to drug trafficking, and the mutilations suffered by certain migrants as they travel through Mexico to the United States. These...
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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...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of will and capacity to violate, mutilate, and deform the bodies of the vulnerable; in this case, of vulnerable men. That this takes place in ways quite similar to the oppression of women opens up a range of questions about the pathological constitution of gender, desire, and even sensuality and...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Heather Latimer This article discusses Giorgio Agamben's work on “bare life,” or life with no political meaning. It argues that there is a critical absence in Agamben's work when it comes to women and gender, and it examines how the reproductive body complicates his concept of bare life and its...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Alys Eve Weinbaum This article explores the historical continuity between women’s sexual and reproductive exploitation in chattel slavery and in contemporary biocapitalism. It theorizes the centrality of the exploitation of the reproductive body and reproductive processes to the long history of...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... hyperhabilitated subject illuminate the ways in which the American New Right since the 1970s has portrayed white masculinity as a disabled embodiment relative to the admission of women and racial minorities into full citizenship. Hypohabilitated populations in turn are produced through neoliberal techniques of...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 79–99.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Zillah Eisenstein Duke University Press 2002 Feminisms in the Aftermath of September 11 This essay is about how women’s rights as a complicated discourse, and Zillah Eisenstein the burkha as a complex symbolic, are the sites from which to understand the complexity of global power struggles...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... pone uno al nivel de la mujer. Como ella tiene la ley a su favor, eso cambia a uno de ser machista a un poco sumiso, casi hasta “mandilón.” Lo que nos digan tratamos de hacerlo. [How does man’s role change when he comes to this country? He becomes submissive to women. At least...