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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of political inclusion and thereby exemplifies a new biopolitical paradigm that decisively breaks from the regime of modern biopower theorized by Michel Foucault. This claim forms the nucleus of highly charged debates across a range of disciplines about the political stakes invested in the recent...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Julian Reid Duke University Press 2006 Life Struggles WAR, DISCIPLINE, AND BIOPOLITICS IN THE THOUGHT OF MICHEL FOUC AULT For...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Leerom Medovoi Duke University Press 2007 Global Society Must Be Defended BIOPOLITICS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Peace and War: Governmentality as a Military Project Leerom Medovoi...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... University Press 2008 When Home Is a Camp Global Sovereignty, Biopolitics, and Internally Displaced Persons Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Never to go home again, for this was home!  — Derek Walcott, “Exile” Only in a world in which the spaces of states have been thus...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ashley Dawson Contemporary modes of biopolitical manipulation and commodification entail a radically new political economy of nature, a wholesale shift from the laws of biological evolution and development that have subtended much of the temporal imagination of modernity. In place of the notions of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ticineto Clough; Craig Willse Drawing from theories of affect economies as well as discussion of biopolitical distributions of life and death, this essay explores the public mediation of gendered security and national security in terms of a political branding that circulates notions of...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shane Vogel This essay develops a theoretical framework of biopolitical performance, or more simply bioperformance , with which to approach the 1957 televised broadcast of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s A Drum Is a Woman . Presented on the drama anthology program The United States Steel Hour...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... take the human subject as its dominant object of analysis. Informed by queer, disability, critical race, and postcolonial theory, it marks a biopolitics that acknowledges how interspecies relations form the often unmarked basis upon which scholarly inquiry organizes its objects, political interventions...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... “naturally” articulated within the political ontology of modern capitalism. By focusing on the paradoxical effects induced by this biopolitical parsing of the life world, and in particular by meditating on “the virus” as a figure that rectifies and obscures this constitutive paradox, this article suggests...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... imagined transspecies torture scene within an emergent posthumanist utopianism among state and capital formations and critiques posthumanist discourses that celebrate the alterity of animal bodies as a signpost for an affirmative biopolitics. Arguing that animal life is too often mobilized by state and...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... economic and cultural value is paradoxically evacuated and preserved in the imprint of its absence from the market and as such is conferred upon those goods remaining upon the shelves. Exception and abjection, therefore, respectively describe the biopolitical and affective dimensions of waste and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the limit that a politics of representation has reached in our increasingly biopolitical environment. The article argues that the film’s digitization of artificial skin functions as an anchor for a complex imagining of the sociopolitical contexts that bind identity to history. The surface of the skin...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... might illuminate how the “concerns” of health care get construed in bioscientific accounts of HIV/AIDS and reconsider what the salient biopolitical dimensions of health and life actually are. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Immune Communities, Common Immunities Ed Cohen The choice...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ed Cohen; Julie Livingston This essay considers key themes in the history of HIV/AIDS, including biopolitics, affective communities, epidemics, and the meanings of immunity. It traces a set of intellectual, existential, and material connections between bioscientific inquiry, human existence, care...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Speech  Sarah Pinto 81 Literature or Revolution: Writing Robust in a Postcolonial Metropolis  Rudolf Mrázek 103 Life Struggles: War, Discipline, and Biopolitics in the Thought of Michel Foucault  Julian Reid 127...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... see the bright, moving images of the young. Some find them unbearable to watch but most feed on them as they might a drug. — P. D. James, The Children of Men Giorgio Agamben’s work on biopolitics, the political regulation and gen- eration of biological life, and his theory of...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... College of the City University of New York. Her most recent book is Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology (University of Minnesota Press), and she is editor of The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (Duke University Press) and, with Craig Willse, Beyond Biopolitics...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... which the successes of rights discourses will produce new biopolitical failures — trans of color, for one instance. Susan Stryker and Aren Z. Aizura call the “production of transgender whiteness” a “process of value extraction from bodies of color” that...