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differences (2014) 25 (1): 216–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., ctp is considered through the work of sociotechnical problematization, especially by the various techniques that differentiate existing infrastructural solutions on the basis of the purported material problems and difficulties they claim to address. The origin of Agre’s notion of ctp is linked back...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 115–151.
Published: 01 September 2020
... this infrastructure can invite both colonial and sexual relations, which slip and slide into one another, the author argues that the train provides a shared setting to cruise for both security dangers and enticing strangers. The light rail—the national and security interests that went into producing it, the eventual...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 29–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the everyday topologies of life under financialized capitalism here seem to have sparked new literary forms where arcane infrastructures of derivative relationality and strange metrics of algorithmic dividualization afford new kinds of writing, a financialized prose of affect and connectedness, through which...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 44–50.
Published: 01 May 2023
... we find them? How do we study extant practices that are illegible if not actively erased and resisted by a set of conventional disciplinary metrics and standards? It must also mean: how does one practice sociality in such a way that creates, if not new modalities of relation, then new infrastructures...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... infrastructure produces a few important results, the first having to do with the agents themselves, and the second having to do with the kind of messages that flow between them. First, while cybernetic systems do not require digital message...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 154–178.
Published: 01 November 1993
... of global capital, or the crisis that has necessitated a makeover of capital's infrastructure for greater and more efficient accumulation. It is, according to this view, still part of the global crisis of the 1980s that has brought about the transformation of the dominant mode of global production...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 26–45.
Published: 01 May 2014
... about the significance of asymmetric interventions manifested in hacktivism, net- worked art, and performance in relation to institutional and infrastructural differences...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., governmental, financial, and infrastructural) into other nations, this film hints at the imposition of a new world order centered on nothing more than sustaining the American middle class. It is, moreover, crucial to acknowledge the resistance of Ophuls’s films to hegemonic notions of American life...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2021
... site liable for alleged harm. The effect of keeping the visitor safe also keeps the electrified domesticity detained, behind a fence. By positioning the domestic scene within its own kind of prison, the installation therefore calls attention not only to the electric infrastructure that has charged...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to be disposed of are enemy soldiers of the opposing Turkish army and their disposable women—the concubines—who seem like part of the infrastructure of the army, as basic to its permanent installation as any base camp and yet, like...
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differences (2023) 34 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., the typewriters of El Moudjahid did much of their work in hiding and in secret, seemingly leaving no trace. In this regard, my attention to the invisible also forms the basis of my intervention in media theory insofar as the Algerian woman functioned as the very media infrastructure of El Moudjahid...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 117–155.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the loans desperately required for postindependence infrastructure projects than most countries on the continent. However impressively maleficent, the corruption of local strongmen would pale in scale relative to the expropriation of resources through the debt mechanisms implemented by the IMF and World...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
...) and by normalizing labor and property relative to neoliberal market norms. Under the shadow of this rhetoric, the federal government withdrew significant infrastructural funding for rural and remote Indigenous communities; pushed for market solutions to Indigenous well-being; increased police presence in remote...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the Netherlands; it was true of New Orleans. In both cases, the military budget was funded at the expense of domestic infrastructures, paving the way for their eventual breakdown. The Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Hurricane...
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differences (2023) 34 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and quickly disappearing government support, devastation of American cities and towns, zero new infrastructure and infrastructure maintenance) precisely for the blue-collar white working class that blindly and unshakably supports him. Of course, this works for populist agitators: the suffering and rage...
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differences (1992) 4 (2): 16–44.
Published: 01 July 1992
... fluid thermodynamics keeps the books on how energy is spent, fluid mechanics maps the interaction of energy with the infrastructure of flow to move material through the system. We have already seen how, at certain nodal points, assumptions about flow came together with cultural assumptions about gender...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... on. These tendencies are rooted in the infrastructure of advanced capitalism itself. The aggravating economic crisis, the limits of imperial- ism, the reproduction of the established society through waste and destruc- tion make themselves...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2010
... economic infrastructure, fields of discourse, social domination, race, class, and gender, maybe throwing in some neurobiology, evolutionary psychology, whatever, provided d i f f e r e n c e s...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and of an infrastructure in which sex work was considered a requirement not only for employment but often for the opportunity for employment. The acceptance of this practice as a regrettable but unavoidable part of the industry treated sexual harassment as a job hazard. I emphasize what all the women have in common...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 41–51.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of overdetermination. More generally, the autonomy of each of the domains that are the exclusive preserve of the positive social sciences—the autonomy of the political, the infrastructural character of the economic, the autonomy of the social...