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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... social ecology of existence is undergoing radical change in twenty-first-century Japan. While long-term bonds—to company, family, locale—were once the earmarks of its “group-oriented society,” today living and dying alone mark Japan’s new era of “single-fication” and “disconnected society” ( muen shakai...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 263–265.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Karatani (Japan) Elmar Altvater (West Germany) Daniela Salvioni (Italy) 264 The Social Text Collective Social Text 21 – 57 (1989 – 1998) New Collective Members Lynn Chancer Marc Kaminsky Philomena Mariani Ella Shohat...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... His monograph on the Japanese colonial writer Yuasa Katsue will be published in 2004 by Duke University Press. He is currently in Tokyo, Japan, finishing research on a long project on Japanese imperialism called “Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque.” Brent Hayes Edwards is an associate professor...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Introduction of John Stuart Mill to Japan and China (University of Toronto Press), coeditor (with Luise White) of The State of Sovereignty: Territories, Laws, Populations (Indiana University Press), and guest editor of the special issue “International Law and World Order,” Journal of the History of...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Massacre remains until today a nameless and even ambiguous incident. The massacre has been enveloped in uncertainty and vague- ness, with many of the basic facts of this event still hotly debated in Japan and worldwide...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Lach, Marco Polo’s Description of the World, published in 1324, was the first “comprehensive and authoritative account of the East produced before 1550” in Europe and the first to acquaint Europe with Japan’s existence.6 However...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... structures (South Asia therefore relinking with the U.K.; Latin America with the United States; and later, East and Southeast Asia with Japan), and colonial-like profits continued in the resource sectors, and technological rents resulting from the shift to the production of producer goods in the North led...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... United States has a strong military presence in its creditor nations, like Germany, Japan, and South Korea. In fiscal years 2016 and 2017, the US military budget was projected to be close to $600 billion annually, accounting for over 50 percent of all federal discretionary spending. And in March 2017...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 59–82.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... television shows are marketed for parodic consumption in Japan and parts of China. Such cross-national consumption has led to cheesy cultural hybrids: Jackie Chan’s U.S. films, The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (Japanese and U.S...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... we hear about it in the Western media seem to fall into one of two categories: China’s astounding economic development (it eclipsed Japan as the second largest world economy in 2011) and its equally astonishing human rights abuses. These political violations of the human...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
...,” the latest major undersea Internet cable connecting Oregon in the United States to Chiba and Mie prefectures in Japan in 2016, funded by Google and the biggest global networking and IT companies from Japan and China, deadly imperial wars have been the media and the message transforming the landscapes...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... but are feeling out ways of being and not being in relation to it: lonely citizens of a Japan whose ways of death have been undone by economic collapse (Allison); Mexican families whose forms of care uncannily redouble the violence of drug wars that have put them at risk (Garcia); Inuit generations...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
... gatherings in Japan, Jessica Schwartz analyzes vocality in the activism of women from the Marshall Islands, and Nomi Dave locates silence as a “strategy of communication and being in an authoritarian state”, that of contemporary Guinea, to name just a few examples. 2 This scholarship describes sonic...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... system) weakened the American econ- omy’s ability to respond to new international competition. The industrial systems of Japan and later China emerged as a serious challenge, as did the larger problem of overproduction...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Dutch empires at their Edwardian zenith probably didn’t exceed 3 to 5 percent of colonized humanity. The same ratios generally prevailed in the cases of the decayed Spanish and Portuguese empires, as well as in the conquests of nouveaux riches like Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... people is free. Which is incompatible with colonialism. Recall what I said earlier about the dialectic of need. Yes, Japan has been able to commingle traditional elements with those borrowed from Europe and melt them down into a new...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Stephanie C. Kane, Eden Medina, and Daniel M. Michler From Talcahuano, Chile, to Tohoku, Japan, from Far Rockaway, New York, to Tacloban, Philippines, communication infrastructures collapse in the immediacy of hydrological disaster.1 An effect of the distracted proliferation of technological...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... enjoy the the men who company of others, but also to provide information, share concerns, and offer support. Moreover, like the yoseba that Todd Gill found in Japan that frequented this represented a community for the day laborers, la parada was also where the men could regain a place within a...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... role of Japan in the ’90s in Neuromancer , for example. Japan was this future, though it seems not to be anymore. That kind of tourism, which was a kind of time travel, has gone away. Meanwhile everything looks alike, all airports look alike, all hotels look alike, like motels; I mean these non-places...