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Social Text (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 (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 51–74.
Published: 01 December 2019
... saw the social logic of commodity fetishism through the work of critical theorists like Fredric Jameson, who had recognized, by the late twentieth century, that the financial sector had taken control of large portions of the so-called real economy. 2 Randy’s twenty-first-century intervention...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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 (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Rachel Jane Carroll Abstract This article unspools the history of nylon as a commodity between two Black feminist cultural expressions, Senga Nengudi's R.S.V.P. series and Audre Lorde's Zami . The first popular petroleum‐derived synthetic fiber, nylon was a crucial material in building what Dwight...
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Published: 01 September 2018
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of 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 (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 preconditions of commodity exchange. I...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to 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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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... materialism premised on thinking about trans embodiment outside of trans as subject position, the materialism of objects and commodities, and a historical materialism shaped by queer of color critique. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 trans studies racial capitalism materialism...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 2021
... be ensured through its congealment in the commodity of reputation. Armstrong Amanda . “ After the Crisis .” Unpublished manuscript, May 16 , 2016 . Brouillette Sarah . “ Risk and Reason .” Blog // Los Angeles Review of Books , May 16 , 2017 . blog.lareviewofbooks.org/essays/risk...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of its transitive properties, the modern energy state is addressed as an entity that has the capacity to undergo massive reconfiguration and transition. The energy state is not discrete, however, and is embedded within a global infrastructure of capitalist dominance, power inequalities, and commodity...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 93–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
... shift to monopolization and mass consumption of tobacco commodities. The long Black freedom movement continues in the post-WWII era with resistances that push capitalism into crisis, while simultaneously, capitalism's coping mechanism of tobacco use has the unintended consequence of mass death...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... be 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 10.1215/01642472-2009...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 63–66.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality, a very queer thing, abounding...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 67–70.
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 (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 71–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality, a very queer thing, abounding...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 74–77.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Commodity Michael Ralph A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows that it is, in reality, a very queer thing, abounding...