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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group While networked global capitalism is often aestheticized as smooth, continuous, and homogeneous, this system in fact requires asymmetry and discontinuity. We propose the figures of the mine and the port to envision the relationship between extraction and condensation—a...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... shaped to accommodate to and justify a condensed and twisted late-capitalist economic logic. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 The Labor Factor in the Creative Economy A Marxist Reading Laikwan Pang In the advent of the creative economy,1 creativity is turned into a tool for economic...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... think across these genealogies, we highlight the intersection of two ostensibly parallel scholarly trajectories: race as political theology and race as political ontology. Both of these trajectories point toward the condensed relationships among our three terms, illuminating in the process the deep...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... grasping what is at issue in the here and now: that we are navigating the constraints of desire and existence in ways that are excessively within the bounds and binds of critical-theoretical discourse. This condensed summary on the interconnections across culture, ideology, and Marxist critique is...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 2012, the show’s set (a small room at a Kent rental house not far from the bail surety’s home at which Assange resided) was transformed into a hastily assembled material condensation of the aesthetic self-image of dissident domesticity, combining the radical ferment of the ramshackle dissident’s study...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... value, what Marx described as commodity fetishism.23 Žižek points out, for example, that subjects in capitalism know very well that “money is in reality just an embodiment, a condensation, a materialization of a network of...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... other critical subjectivations and other equations between the singular and common — a terrain that to a great degree defines much of the aesthetic investigations of the present —  but also the virulent formulae of violence and securitization that, when all is said and done, seem to condense the...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
...; the Lorelei lure of the 10, 110, 5, 101, 405, 105 is premised on the notion that time could be conquered, the specifi city of location decimated, the otherness of adjacent communities such as South Central LA and East LA surpassed or condensed to randy peekaboo. Trains allow no such cyborgian...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... This article is a condensed version of my master’s thesis, “Cybercodifi cation and Invisible Documentation of the Population.” I would like to thank my supervi- sor, Kenneth Barr, for his many contributions to my research. I also thank John...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
... can be said and what cannot be said.4 In turn, in the midst of this quotidiana I started to notice what I can only call very small or condensed moments—a word or phrase, sometimes a sentence here or there—that escaped the discursive regularity and...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., commercial, slick, glossy, tactical, limited, site-specifi c, of-the-moment, condensed, and infl ammatory. Among political artists generating graphic resources for demonstrations and online circulation, the collective is the clearest...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., tuned to the violence of these youths merged into a Turnerian communitas, albeit of violence, a momentary community of and in destruction: electrified by the condensed anger of so many people, reverberating with the sound of the sledgeham...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in eco- nomic ordering (from precapitalist to capitalist) as well as in the moral grounding of authority (from the church to the secular state). In its broad outline, Althusser’s condensed history repeats — albeit with a Marxian...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- poral diagrams, such graphics can condense analytical storytelling in the form of data visualizations, setting seemingly static images in motion as historical processes are seen to unfold.2 This has been a particular inter- est of mine as one who hopes...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Show of 1964 has, by 2011, condensed into the queerly reproductive body and moves of Mick Jagger, whose progeny of imitators carry on his own legacy of imitation. But the Maroon 5 video conveys other more disturb- ing messages: only women can “move like...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... transfigure time and space, the bus is a largely reviled figure within the American cultural imagination.35 In a social landscape that has condensed and “conquered” time via the language of the express- way, the interchange, and the diamond lane, riding the bus is a symbol...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... essays collected here further suggest that the gap that emerges across space is such that words may not hold their meaning and that reconfigurations of distance and proximity may condense meaning in ways too potent for some to tolerate (Wool, Stevenson, Allison). Attention to such modes of being with...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... The proximity into which the camp people were forced — condensed, with the lid pushed down hard to close — was barely a proximity that Emmanuel Levinas wrote about in connection with the “responsible mode of human life”: “I have tried to define...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Apartheid, he observes, “became politically compelling to its adherents in the 1940s, because the word itself condensed a powerful set of fears and hopes; reciprocally, the fact that the system of racial discrimination and exploitation came to be conveniently expressed in a single word helped the...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... condensed version of the structure of the novel entire, and its TV analog would be channel surfing: cut up into nine sections over only twice as many pages, the chapter pops around to survey its characters. But the televisual emphasis on what can be seen maintains the novel’s larger preoccupation with...