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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . Rajan Kaushik Sunder . Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . Reardon Jenny . The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Governance after the Genome . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 93–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
... abolitionists led to the post–Civil War era, when capitalism needed new means of accumulation to replace the loss of productivity with the end of slavery. Seeing biocapitalism (the capitalist extraction of value from living things) as coconstituted with racial capitalism, we examine how racism...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd This essay draws upon critical ethnic studies, Indigenous critical theory, and settler colonial studies to consider how biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes inaugurated by settler colonialism. It does so by close reading the popular...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of neoliberalism and biocapitalism in postcolonial Barbados. 37 For many Afro-Barbadians, the tropes of hypersexuality and attempts to morally regulate the Black female body and Black women’s sexual activity that were perceived to accompany the vaccine’s promotion were further cause for suspicion...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of transplantable human organs, and within those nations that prohibit the • Monkey Business commodification of human organs, animals are easily imagined as lucra- tive biocapital. Furthermore, scientists’ efforts rely heavily on outside funding...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of biopolitical analysis that includes biosociality, bioeconomics, biocapital, and bioavailability.12 This perspective stands in contrast to the functionalist approach, based in information theory and concerned with the effectiveness of the trans- mission of messages produced in the domains...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... approach, the film resists depicting race as a matter of transparent universal white subjects and affectable black and brown bodies. All races have affectable, vulnerable bodies, and the reproduction of white supremacy occurs not through the subtraction of white people from the scene of biocapital...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., Politics, and Culture (Boston: MIT Press, 2006); Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006); Catherine Walby and Robert Mitchell, Tissue Economies: Blood, Organs...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... a specific regime of biocapital that seizes the malleable body as a means to engineer the individual and the population. This issue of Social Text takes up and analyzes that administrative role across a range of domains, from the era of Lamarckian biology in the nineteenth century to the present day...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in the dystopian fiction of Octavia Butler. Weinbaum argues that Butler’s fiction explores the historical continuity between women’s sexual and reproductive exploitation in chattel slavery and in contemporary biocapitalism. In so doing, it mobilizes dystopian...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
... “Stained University: Reckoning with Duke's Nexus of Higher Education and Tobacco Capitalism” explores the complex ways that, both historically and in the present, racial capitalism links agribusiness corporations, universities, and state investments in settler colonization and racial biocapitalism. Taking...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011