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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 103-124.
Published: 01 January 2017
... capital and labor in and across contemporary settings. This essay traces the recent advent of the concept of “biological” or “clinical” labor, exploring (a) the utility of the concept for radical historians and (b) the utility of perspectives from labor history to the studies of “biocapital” found in...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (20): 206-237.
Published: 01 May 1979
... form of personnel management intGgrated methods of physical, biological, and social sciences in order to produce harmony, team work, adjustment. The structure of cooperation involved the entire complex division of labor and authority in capitalist production and reproduction. Cooperation...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 195-208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the contexts of both environmental history and transnational history, offering an analysis of how they are advancing the conjoined fields. Thomas G. Andrews, Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Stuart Banner, Possessing the Pacific...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (123): 60-86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... humanitarian, and facilitate engagements with occupied civilian women—the article argues that the affective labor of women soldiers and marines was strategically instrumentalized for population-centric counterinsurgency warfare. In addition to the gendered labor women perform as counterinsurgents, the article...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (106): 137-161.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Germany’s interregnum identity crisis. Neoconservatives turned to its biological determinism to distinguish the so-called degenerate social body from the Aryan ideal. Progressives used it as a heuristic device to illustrate the negative social impact of labor injustices and class hierarchies. Both...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 105-116.
Published: 01 January 2009
... thing to Africa” in Bolivia and thus a “natural place” for black slaves to have ended up and a “natural place” for their descendants to have stayed. The ways in which Afro-Bolivians have been naturalized into the Yungas suggests a biologizing (in other words, racializing) of blackness that is largely...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 149-172.
Published: 01 January 2017
... collective scientific energies to be applied to war and environmental destruction, rather than to the public good. In the shadow of the still-blazing light of the atomic bomb, and with increasing concern over chemical and biological weapons as well as an emerging environmental crisis, science needed to take...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 39-61.
Published: 01 January 2017
... uniform chemical commodity was equally the product of these factories, showing them to be sites of metrological struggles for control of the labor process. For centuries sugar production had depended on workers' multisensory skills; by claiming that pure sugar was a chemical, industrialists tried to...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 5-31.
Published: 01 October 2013
... information and communication technologies and global social movements, the problem of digital labor, the rise of open-source software and open-access scholarship, and the issues arising in digitizing historical archives. © 2013 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2013 Framing the...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 47-67.
Published: 01 October 2018
... appropriation of both human and nonhuman labor, both shaping and responding to geological and biological flows. 24 Extractive landscapes are often in tension with the conventions of landscape as a genre, as the reshaping of the natural world and the historical production of “nature” are made visible...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 1-12.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., they examine the advent of the concept of “biocapital” found in recent STS to assess the utility of “biological” or “clin- ical” labor for radical historians as well as for those who seek to establish discussions of workers and students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (94): 22-37.
Published: 01 January 2006
... was not the subject of criticism, but the lack of criticism meant that they were biologically suited only for manual labor (and not much else), which did nothing for improving their position in the U.S. racial hierarchy. Molina | Medicalizing the Mexican...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 207-216.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Perkinson Matthew J. Mancini. One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-2928. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1996. $34.95 (cloth). Alex Lichtenstein. Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor in the New South...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 47-61.
Published: 01 October 1986
... scale,” midway between the child and the adult male. As the ”mother of the race,” she should be shielded from natural selection. The socialist state would require from her only such labor as did not strain her limited capa~ities.~ Ferri’s biologized anti-feminist Marxism represented the...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 45-73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... tropical rain forest, but these efforts ran into an interrelated mix of complex labor, biological, and political problems that proved too difficult to solve. Ultimately, only Firestone would succeed in creating a viable rub- ber supply for the United States that was largely free from foreign...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 1-4.
Published: 01 May 2001
... acceptance of the idea that inherent biological and/or cultural factors among blacks and eastern, central, and southern European immigrants on their way to becoming “white” would nullify mitigating public health interventions or the framing of labor activism as...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (20): 66-73.
Published: 01 May 1979
... between Ellis' reform position and the more radical stance advocated by some contem- poraries. Ellis argued for toleration based on the biological inevitabili- ty of homosexuality-and of gender differences and sex roles as welland implied that the primary tasks of a movement would be...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 187-196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... patients in company hospitals and to biological specimens. At the same time, the Harvard scientists would share with these companies knowledge about diseases that were threatening healthy labor forces in the tropics. Someone who has been written out of the expedition record but who really...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (61): 190-196.
Published: 01 January 1995
... human beings in concrete historical and social contexts, and is not a biological or natural category"-although "for all its insubstantial- ity race is a very powerful ideology" (2) at taxi stands and else- where. What is unusual is his rigorous application of these insights to a group-whites...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (77): 142-156.
Published: 01 May 2000
...- napped women, super-exploitative labor practices) that were supposed to have disappeared after 1949; and analytically, with the apparent imperviousness of Chinese society and culture to fundamental change. In resisting the twin ideas of historical stagnation and the persistence of tradition...