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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
...) question of feasibility of a study of sounds for that purpose. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 camps acoustics Nazism colonialism Thick Whisper and Thin Victory Concentration Camps’ Contribution to Modern Acoustics Rudolf Mrázek Shouldn’t truth “itself,” as transitivity and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This article explores the notion of contribution and the role of emigrant intellectuals in relation to their new cultural context. Using the example of German exiles in the United States, Adorno suggests that if emigrants find the demands for intellectual independence in discord...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... comprehending the description of both things and people. Gathering intelligence about foreign peoples was part of the pious and strategic project of natural history. The article concludes by showing how Sloane's accounts of species contributed to an imperial choreography that included substantial descriptions...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 188–193.
Published: 01 September 2009
... advantages and disadvantages of the universalization of the postcolonial paradigm. This essay also reviews some of the key contributions to this topic by articles published in Social Text , as a way to celebrate this journal's publication of one hundred issues. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 215–218.
Published: 01 September 2009
...José Esteban Muñoz This essay considers the history of “a queer text” in the journal Social Text . It posits that the journal, through individual essays and pivotal special issues, has made significant contributions to the development of a queer social theory. The essay suggests that queer theory...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Max Haiven This essay seeks to contribute to the theoretical groundwork for a cultural studies of finance by recasting a Marxist theory of value toward an analysis of the politics of the imagination under financialized capitalism. My argument is as follows. (1) Social cooperation, creativity, and...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 81–102.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Bolivia’s first indigenous president. These performances rely on presuppositions demonstrating the previous enregisterment of these categories while simultaneously advancing and contributing to this very process. An analysis of the linguistic and embodied semiotics of the colla register deployed in these...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Charlie Samuya Veric A contribution to the genealogical elaboration of the Third World as a political project, this essay examines how decolonization constituted a new culture that defined the decolonized as new subjects of history. Previously thought to be without history and culture, the people...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... but also for ecocritics interested in the cultural ramifications of environmental efforts to preserve indigenous agricultural resources, as well as postcolonial scholars interested in identifying situated material practices that are contributing to the global struggle for the decolonization of...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
... racial history, one that minimizes the impact on and contributions of Afro-Latinos and also diminishes the international and transnational dimensions to the struggle to overturn racial segregation in U.S. professional baseball. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Left Out Afro-Latinos, Black Baseball...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Laura Briggs This article argues for a different academic practice in relation to social movements, asking scholars to be more deliberate about acknowledging the specifically intellectual contributions of activisms. It notes that much of the new theoretical work in the United States on...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Brent Hayes Edwards; Anna McCarthy The essay provides a short introduction to the special anniversary issue of Social Text , explaining the protocol for the “keyword” essays that make up the majority of the issue: each contribution takes up particular points (single essays) or threads (themes in a...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... clothing store, Forever 21 — to demonstrate how cultural frameworks and values about fashion copying are informed by and contribute to racial biases and blind spots. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 fashion copyright cultural appropriation native appropriation copynorms...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna McCarthy Scholarly marginalia may be contributing to the automation of thought. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 marginalia mental labor David Harvey Karl Marx Capital digital culture When you hold a book in your hands, you are holding a piece of...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... work that has reflected on the melancholic attachments of black studies, as well as a growing interest in Afro-pessimism and the long afterlives of slavery, the spirit and force of these contributions have yet to shape our approach to the archive of black freedom, which is often nothing more than the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
...David Kazanjian This contribution to a roundtable on the question of recovery makes a case for overreading the archives of the black Atlantic diaspora not only for what they tell us about who did what, where, and when but also for scenes of speculative thought. The author draws on his research into...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon In response to Vincent Brown's contribution to this roundtable, this article argues for the importance of attending to issues of design in digital humanities projects that aim to recover and reassess the archives of slavery. 2016 digital humanities slavery archival...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... knowledge. If the ultimate goal of many historians is to change the way individuals think about the past, then participatory sites may make truly significant contributions to the discipline of history. 2016 digital humanities mapping Internet crowdsourcing References Banner Stuart...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
... relatively autono- mously by resisting transparency and stakeholder participation. The asymmetry between socialized losses (and gains) and the unso- cialized decision-making processes that contributed to them characterizes the environment in which Enron collapsed. In light of this much-politicized...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 309–310.
Published: 01 December 2005
... discourse often masks older continu- ities and material interests. Like a virus, it seems, war tropes have spread throughout the body politic and global economy. What are the ends of war? This special issue of Social Text invites contributions that engage this...