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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
...” biopolitics of race serves the purpose of life enhancement rather than the death function that Foucault ascribed to scientific racism in the context of modern biopolitics. Reading these science fiction texts in contrapuntal relation to a broader spectrum of dystopian and utopian positions taken by current...
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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 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 Michel Foucault war is the problem of political modernity par excel...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
... other 56 Leerom Medovoi nonstate agents.9 In my view, this latter section of Mbembe’s essay offers, As Foucault in its perceptive reading of openly militarized contemporary biopolitics (comprehensible as complexly practiced race wars), an implicit critique explicitly warns...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... cases necessitates revisiting the relationship between subject identity and populations to which Michel Foucault pointed when conceptualizing biopolitics. We argue that in media productions of gender, race, and security, gender, rather than functioning to mark an identity, is disaggregated in the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... warlike biopolitics of the racial state? 7 Does the race/religion/war triad find its deepest imbrication in a dominant political theology of race war? In addition to Carter, numerous thinkers have begun to explore race from the perspective of its long imbrication in a militant political theology. Tomaž...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., photobooks, autoethnographies—is understood as a technology of mediation that operates beyond the bounds of the prevailing Islamophobic and orientalist frames while also addressing Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. The case of the deportees thus illuminates the articulation of race, religion...
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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 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...
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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 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 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 race racism violence Marx Marxism labor value slavery primitive accumulation surplus population Many of the black carpenters were freemen. Things seemed to be going on very well. All at once, the white carpenters knocked off, and said they would...
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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 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... colonial logics that justified theft of Indigenous lands and death for Indigenous peoples. Reading our present through Andrew Jackson, I believe—and not just because I am Chickasaw—helps reveal the degree to which biopolitics and biocapital have converged in North America through the racial regimes...
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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 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... unannounced transposition? Because the restricted notion of homo sacer — alongside the related notions of bare life and the state of exception— is being used in confusion to account for the effects of the biopolitics of race too generally. The homo sacer, “divested of political status and reduced...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd; Alyosha Goldstein; Jodi Melamed; Chandan Reddy This essay introduces and theorizes the central concerns of this special issue, “Economies of Dispossession: Indigeneity, Race, Capitalism.” Financialization, debt, and the accelerated concentration of wealth today work through social...
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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 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and territorial modalities of race and class in the city. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 blackness sonic ecology phonic materiality Footwork References Aggarwal Sonali . From Jack to Juke: 25 Years of Ghetto House , vimeo.com/36275353 (accessed 5 August 2014) . Arnold Jacob...