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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 78–84.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michael Ralph If commodification is endemic to the logic of capitalism, it is perhaps because the space of the sacred—that which cannot have a market value affixed to it—has apparently receded. Still the idea that commodities are born from secular revelations suggests that there is plenty more to...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Arvind Rajagopal Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-05 Rajagopal.1 10/25/01 3:06 PM Page 91 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics HAWKERS, DEMOLITION RAIDS, AND A...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Laurel Ahnert This article interrogates artist Hasan Elahi’s claim that an increased supply of a surveillance commodity will decrease its demand, a premise that led to his web-based artwork Tracking Transience . As a form of “artveillance,” the website archives thousands of images documenting...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 93.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea , 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea, 2013. Hand-colored etching...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
...James Delbourgo This essay explores the interpenetration of the botanical and the human in Hans Sloane's engagement with cacao as a species and chocolate as a commodity, in relation to his late seventeenth-century voyage to Jamaica, and subsequent claims that he invented milk chocolate. How, it is...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... embodied labor in the spaces for traded goods. In such a way, these images implicitly rearticulate the Marxist critique of the commodity’s fetish-like character by highlighting the invisibilities that this involves. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The Worker as Revenant Imagining Embodied Labor...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... preconditions of commodity exchange. I conclude that abject capital may thereby constitute both a functional boundary to capital and a threshold for the inception of those forms of life, such as Dumpster diving and squatting, that are anathema to the dominant market calculus. © 2014 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
... rebrand a global icon of conflict—the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ)—into a place of peace. The arts play an important role as mediating figures between violent histories and commodity pleasures in ways that often collude with a growing capitalist branding of historical conflict for an international...
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Published: 01 September 2018
The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea , 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm The 6th Floor Collective (Polly Phipps-Holland and Tarek Salhany), Commodities at Sea, 2013. Hand-colored etching, 32 × 41 cm More
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... an “anti- commodity,” or at least an indication of such — a most political object. But Rancière does not pursue this formulation further, or attend to the dense Social Text 103 • Vol. 28, No. 2 • Summer 2010 DOI 10.1215/01642472...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 63–66.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Social Text 100 • Fall 2009 7 7 Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ground in the very ways it comes together. Note 1. Raymond Williams, The Politics of Modernism: Against the New Conformists (London: Verso, 1989), 45. Social Text 100 • Fall 2009 7 7 Commodity...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 71–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... (London: Verso, 1989), 45. Social Text 100 • Fall 2009 7 7 Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 74–77.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Social Text 100 • Fall 2009 7 7 Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Social Text 100 • Fall 2009 7 7 Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... residents, predominantly black, a clear accounting of how much they are worth as citizens to the racial state. This contamination is part of a larger problem with a reductionist view of water that does not, cannot, see its inherent intelligence. Although the bottled commodity known as Smartwater is a recent...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Allen Feldman 57 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics: Hawkers, Demolition Raids, and a New Regime of Consumption Arvind Rajagopal 91 Toxic Beauties: Medicine, Information, and Body Consumption in Transnational Europe C. Nadia Seremetakis 115...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... School of Public Health, Columbia University. She is the author of Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self (University of California Press), which won the Society for Medical Anthropology’s New Millennium Book Award, and Bodies, Commodities, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Press 2018 finance cultures of finance derivatives risk In The Long Twentieth Century , Giovanni Arrighi argues that capitalism expands and contracts in cycles, moving from commodity production to finance before relocating to another power center. 1 For some, the shift from manufacture...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... consumption. It is also in this new kind of commodity/commodification that the dichotomy between material and immaterial labor falls apart.2 At the end of the article, Lazzarato demonstrates two models of immaterial labor: Simmel accepts the division of labor founded on the opposition between manual...