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Published: 01 December 2022
Figure 2: The cast used to create the mesh of the underground in A Practice in Excavating also represents a maimed body, signaling how the violence of current border practices transforms the borderlands into spaces of ruin. More
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 210–213.
Published: 01 September 2009
... professions via current (2008–2009) controversies over the authors chosen to write the entry “Gender Identity Disorder” in the forthcoming edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM-V ). It argues that the priorities of current LGBT activism, centered largely on same-sex...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Madhu Dubey This article examines the political implications of the resurgence of biological concepts of race at the turn of the twenty-first century, especially as these are viewed through the prism of science fiction. Current racial science purportedly recognizes racial difference in the service...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group “We Already Know How Fucked Up the World Is” argues that one aspect of the current political mood is a sense that everyone, or at least most people, are aware of the injustices of racial capitalism. One common mode of political discourse is that of exposure. Activists...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in teaching, in a British business school, between undergraduate students and reports of the current financial crisis, approaching the crisis phenomenologically. The article concludes with a discussion of mutual promises and possession in the world of finance. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... is driven by the moral imperative to alleviate human suffering by culling reusable parts from primate and, most recently, porcine species. Themes of longing and desire pervade this experimental domain, where the immunological complexities associated with interspecies grafts currently generate a cascade...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... instance of transspecies becoming. Thus the virile figure, in this story, is a hybrid species, a cynanthrope. Haunted by a long genealogy of dog-human merger and by a history of colonial, racial, and species encounters, the humans and dogs in this story join forces in a becoming that current humanist...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 199–202.
Published: 01 September 2009
... reviewed submissions to the journal and debated questions of current interest. Ross also traces changes in the journal that reflected differences in the publishing climate and “information landscape.” © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Peer Review Stanley Aronowitz: We didn’t want a peer-reviewed...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that allows for a form of synthetic comprehension of social totality and futurity. It functions as capital's imagination. (5) The current rise of neoliberal financialization both relies on and produces the expansion of a financialized imagination on the levels of everyday life and of broader social...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... movement at Tiananmen in 1989, excerpts from the writings of the currently imprisoned (as of this writing) 2010 Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, and the blog posts and interview comments of China's most popular writer, Han Han. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Homo Dissensum Significans...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., and the United States. While the term “neoliberalism” has become so evacuated of specificity that some argue it should be abandoned, we suggest instead that problematizing the term makes visible pressing problems of periodization in the twenty-first century. As it currently circulates, neoliberalism is often...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of counterinsurgents and on official documents drawn up by the US military, the essay situates the current US practices at the point of convergence between contemporary practices of governmentality and historical colonial discourses. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 The Uses of Happiness in Counterinsurgencies...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...H. N. Lukes This article examines the cultural history of amputation in the United States to account for the status of white male woundedness and abstract citizenship in our current neoliberal era. Using critical disability theory to reconsider Michel Foucault’s notion of biopower, the article...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... And Muñoz’s interest in the disorderly histories of wildness placed him in conversation with an eclectic array of theoretical currents from new materialism to object-oriented ontology, from animal studies to new animism, from diasporic anthropology to new postidentity theories of self and other. Muñoz...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Armando García In light of the current immigration debate, and in particular the state-sponsored carceral arguments most recently sparked by the arrival of Central American refugee children on the US-Mexico border, this article takes cues from the late José Esteban Muñoz’s call to sense...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay introduces the special issue “ Here and Now ,” taking stock of the current political moment and outlining the collective writing process used to produce the issue. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and compatibility of necropolitical will and conciliatory inclusion that seem emblematic of the current conjuncture, where the sustained project of attrition, devaluation, and disposability under way enacts dispossessive projects in the historical present. Chafing against the juridical propriety of limited...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Erin Manning Creating the conditions for neurodiversity in the university is not about creating a space for difference, a space where difference sequesters itself. It is about attuning to the undercommon currents of creative dissonance and asymmetrical experience always already at work in, across...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Aren Z. Aizura; Marquis Bey; Toby Beauchamp; Treva Ellison; Jules Gill-Peterson; Eliza Steinbock This roundtable considers trans theory’s status as a site of thinking racialization, empire, political economy, and materiality in the current historical, institutional, and political moment. We ask...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Lucas Crawford Abstract This article argues for what the author calls a trans-mad aesthetic of space, defined as designs or artworks that embark, sense, emote, and collect, in ways that queerly disrupt the norms of the public sphere. These four aesthetic operations resist, in turn, four current...