1-20 of 541 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan 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 attempt to think through...
Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2. Enraged women rushing to join the protest alongside scores of men. Photograph by the author, September 2015. More
Journal Article
Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Women Lupe is a twenty-six-year-old woman from Mexico City. She has lived in Melanie Nicholson Red Hook, New York, since September 2001, when she crossed the bor- der at Brownsville, Texas, and came north to join her husband, Gabriel. Lupe and Gabriel are part of a wave of recent immigrants...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Leyla Savloff This article discusses two intertwined forms of care that engage with incarcerated women in Argentina. First, it examines the consequences of a policy change that allows incarcerated women who are pregnant and/or caregivers of small children to serve their time at home. Institutional...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 25–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Christen A. Smith Abstract Examining Black women's experiences with policing, this article argues that police terror is not predicated upon gender; rather, it enacts gender by undoing gender . Thus, it requires a new arithmetic of time and space in order to read beyond normative, hypermasculine...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2010
... for 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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that 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...
Journal Article
Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... women across the Americas, the corpse frequently comes to signify abstract violence itself rather than the social conditions of disenfranchisement and vulnerability that women and queer and trans people face daily. Through a reading of installations and interventions by the Mexican artist Teresa...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2019
... American enemy, directly creating the gang violence in the Northern Triangle. This article considers if the cost of security for the US citizenship is borne by the insecurity of Central American citizenship. The second half of the article examines fictionalized accounts drawn from the testimonies of women...
Journal Article
Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... minorities, women, indigenous people, migrants, and peoples in the Global South. At the same time, precarity has become increasingly generalized, expanding to the creative class and digital producers themselves. If networked lives are always imagined as productive, virtuous, connective, and efficient...