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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
... April, C4 . Epstein, S. 1978 . The politics of cancer . San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. ____. 1998 . The politics of cancer revisited . New York: East Ridge Press. Ewen, S. 1976 . Captains of consciousness:Advertising and the social roots of the consumer culture . New York: McGraw-Hill...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... literature on this wall to align these representations homogenously with resistance. More than resisting a specific regime, many of these images enter into global conversations about the circulation of power. Images of resistance scripted and consumed by those who observe suffering from afar are juxtaposed...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Giorgio Agamben’s description of the nature of political exclusion, and Julia Kristeva’s work on abjection, I locate this abject capital at the intersection of cultural logics of capitalist exchange and consumer aesthetics. Quarantined in exceptional spaces like the retail or wholesale Dumpster, its...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... quite vital in a world that seeks leverage upon every aspect of the self, detailing wants, needs, and fears with the click of a mouse and building consumer profiles that promise a transcendent form of knowledge? To what extent does Tylor’s scene of writing resonate with the experience of corresponding...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... departmentalization of feminist, queer, ethnic, and disability studies into the academic industry has produced a condition whereby we teach majorities to consume minority life—a condition that flattens some discordant and unappetizing affects. This section traces the lingering effects of Marxist and the Frankfurt...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... chronotistics is meant to describe practices and ideologies of time management and expenditure. Topics discussed in the cycle range from the vocabularies of temporality (“Time Consuming” and “Killing Time”) to discussions of gender and labor (“Mars and Venus in the Workplace”) to time spent viewing Internet...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... around the idea of consumer choice Social Text 93, Vol. 25, No. 4, Winter 2007 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2007-011  © 2007 Duke University Press produces a conflation of the ideas of citizen rights and consumer choice.7 In wealthy nations at least, the question...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
... identities . Santa Fe, N. Mex.: School of American Research Press. Lukenbill, Grant. 1995 . Untold millions:Positioning your business for the gay and lesbian consumer revolution . New York: Harper. Marx, Karl. 1978 . The Marx-Engels reader , edited by Robert C. Tucker. New York: W. W. Norton...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 115–123.
Published: 01 June 2002
... illustrates the shifting possibilities of contemporary cultural production. Through our packaging of concepts as consumable products we have increased the relevancy of art for viewers beyond the art world. The road we have mapped out for ourselves is exciting. With careful planning and a focus on...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 93–96.
Published: 01 June 2002
... animals, re-made fawns with sharp teeth, does with claws. Goats consume tiny tastes of uranium. Convert them to pebbles under foot, walk away. Steroidal breasts drain in...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Heroes, and the Reproduction of Ciudad Juárez Melissa W. Wright 93 An All-Consuming Cause: Breast Cancer, Corporate Philanthropy, and the Market for Generosity Samantha King 115 Contributors Fawzia Afzal-Khan is a...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... following passage, an extract from a paper titled “Intelligent Distribution and Logistics,” written by two experts in supply chain management — the neoliberal science par excellence. It offers us a vision of the biopolitical capture of the global South as servant to the Western consumer imperium, in the...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 127–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as an aesthetic problem, a psychological symptom, and an economic liability plaguing the on-and offscreen worlds of contemporary subjects, by which I mean producers and consumers of digital content. But there are other ways to think about clutter and the kinds of problems it names. Let’s approach...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Perhaps no other set of issues draws as much passionate debate among fashion producers and consumers as those surrounding cultural and intellectual property. While the fashion industry has traditionally avoided linking fashion to overtly political statements and subject matter—preferring to position...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the grave. If this is death, it is death reanimated as aesthetics and action; it 118 C. Nadia Seremetakis ST 68-06 Seremetakis 10/25/01 3:07 PM Page 119 is an appropriate afterlife for the body of the late-capitalist consumer, where even in...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... within the universe of commodity exchange that makes for a consumer economy.6 While it would be unwise to suggest that there are no more spheres of human activity to dispossess and render into property relations, capital investment now appears to proceed as...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., consumerism, identity politics. The question, however, isn’t what distracts but how distraction — how paranoia — can be put to use. If mood has us, how do we use mood to move and transport new socialities, to build a supply chain and distributed network of political feeling that exceeds the toxic...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 57–83.
Published: 01 June 2010
...-perception highlights the manner in which Draman already is constituted by these images he consumes. It is no accident that this image of relief bears resemblance to much of the visual iconography surrounding political liberation. Images of cheering masses crowded around arriving soldiers have...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... failed (it was a single-platform print publishing firm), but he was a pioneer nevertheless. Content aimed at financially burdened consumers continues to bring in solid earnings today. 3. Delegate! Outsource! Crowdsource! Subcontract! Use interns! While working on Le vicaire des Ardennes , Balzac...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... able to consume the goods they produce, this is the excessive consumerism afforded by speculative capital. 33 In this way, while Kitty is certainly much more extreme than, say, Rachel, their circumstances and positions are a difference of degree rather than of kind. Consumerism, however, as the...