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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Angela Garcia Based on ethnographic research and critical reflection on Carlos Reygadas’s film Post Tenebras Lux , this article explores the texture and temporality of crisis and endurance in Mexico. Specifically, it traces the transformation of one of Mexico City’s ubiquitous anexos (annexes...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . New York : Knopf . Aristotle . 1995 . Poetics . Edited and translated by Halliwell Stephen . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Calvino Italo . 1974 . Invisible Cities . New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich . de Certeau Michel . 1984 . “Walking in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andy Merrifield Duke University Press 2000 2. merrifield 2/11/00 10:50 AM Page 31 The Urbanization of Labor LIVING-WAGE ACTIVISM IN THE AMERICAN CITY For well...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrick Deer The embrace of the city in ruins was a familiar rallying cry of punk music. From Public Image Limited’s evocation of an urban subject murdered in the countryside while “the cassette played poptones,” to the Clash’s raucous calls for “a riot of our own,” to dub-influenced declarations...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
... lines of flight become absolute dead ends? © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 On Liberation Crack, Christianity, and Captivity in Postwar Guatemala City Kevin Lewis O’Neill The enemy held my will and of it he made a chain and bound me.  — Augustine, Confessions He was...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2004 Squatters, Space, and Belonging in the Underdeveloped City City air makes you free. This medieval German maxim referring to the Ashley Dawson city as a haven from the harsh laws of feudal vassalage might serve as an ironic...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Rossana Reguillo Duke University Press 2004 —Translated by Brent Hayes Edwards and Nora Nicolini The Oracle in the City BELIEFS, PRACTICES, AND SYMBOLIC GEOGRAPHIES A migratory or...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Rashmi Varma Duke University Press 2004 Provincializing the Global City FROM BOMBAY TO MUMBAI Mera joota hai Jaapani O my shoes are Japanese Rashmi Varma...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Martin F. Manalansan, IV Duke University Press 2005 Race, Violence, and Neoliberal Spatial Politics in the Global City The city has become the sign of desire. Martin F. —Pat Califia, “San Francisco: Revisiting the ‘The City of...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Julian Brash Duke University Press 2003 Alpern, David M., Tony Fuller, Susan Agrest, and Jerry Buckley. 1981 . “Mr. Fixit for Cities.” Newsweek , 4 May, 26 -28. Arrighi, Giovanni. 1994 . The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power, and the Origins of our Times . New York:Verso...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... workers are rural to urban migrant women. Consequently, neighbors reinvented themselves as moral guardians of these new arrivals while many agents and institutions, including the media and NGOs, got involved in spatial and conceptual production of the new city and its gendered citizen subjects. This essay...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 61–81.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Lisa Taraki The Palestinian town of Ramallah, possibly on the lowest rung of urban hierarchies in the region, is a peripheral town trying to become a city on the fringes of the Arab world. Its nascent new middle class partakes enthusiastically in the trans-Arab, urban, middle-class ethos elaborated...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Lopamudra Basu Duke University Press 2002 The Poet in the Public Sphere A Conversation with Meena Alexander NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 2002 The...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 6 The streets of the modern city are full of discarded books. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 6. The streets of the modern city are full of discarded books. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consciousness and unforeseen effects that accompany a systemic but unsystematic shift in technological habits. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 digital communication disaster earthquake infrastructure tsunami alert Infrastructural Drift in Seismic Cities Chile, Pacific Rim, 27 February 2010...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... GLOBAL CITIES OF THE SOUTH At the dawn of the new millennium, humanity is rapidly approaching Ashley Dawson a signifi cant but insuffi ciently acknowledged milestone: by 2007, UN and Brent demographers say, more than half the world’s population will live in cities.1 Hayes Edwards On a...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2007 Combat in Hell CITIES A S THE ACHILLES’ HEEL OF U.S. IMPERI AL HEGEMONY...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dai Jinhua This article reads a Chinese blockbuster film, City of Life and Death ([南京! 南京! Nanjing! Nanjing! ] dir. Lu Chuan, 2009), as an allegory of China and the human for contemporary China. This movie illustrates the historical entanglement and...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard T. Rodríguez This article examines Latino male homosexual practices emerging in Chicago’s presumably impermeable neighborhoods. Drawing from a range of texts—the sociological studies comprising The Sexual Organization of the City (2004), Achy Obejas’s short story “Above All, a Family Man...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Nico Baumbach; Damon R. Young; Genevieve Yue This interview was conducted with Fredric Jameson on 13 March 2014 in New York City and has been lightly edited for clarity. On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of “Postmodernism; or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism” in...