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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
...John Andrews Drawing on recent theories of affect and affectivity, this essay argues that depression is an “affect” that connects the individual and the social. In particular, depression serves as both a response to, and a cause of, economic fears and uncertainties—a “quasi-cause” that opens up...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Sarah Pinto Duke University Press 2006 Globalizing Untouchability GRIEF AND THE POLITICS OF DEPRESSING SPEECH In the middle of winter, on a veranda looking into expansive fields from Sarah Pinto...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...La Marr Jurelle Bruce Madtime is a renegade rhythm, a radical mode of doing and feeling time that coincides with phenomenologies of madness. This essay details four variations of madtime: the quick, restless time of mania; the slow, sorrowful time of depression; the infinite, exigent now of...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Diversity  Catherine Prendergast and Nancy Abelmann 37 Where Is West Asia in Asian America? “Asia” and the Politics of Space in Asian America  Sridevi Menon 55 Globalizing Untouchability: Grief and the Politics of Depressing...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- ments were made to help the millions of returning World War II veterans reenter civilian life—a process understood to be fraught with the enor- mous “problems of homecoming” that required the same massive federal intervention as had the Depression to stave off the...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... attentive to her friend when, after the Lehman Shock of 2008 almost wiped out their business, he fell into a deep depression. When he committed suicide, he was all alone. Maia was the one who discovered the body three days later. The rate of suicide went up in 1998 during the “lost decade” of economic...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... decorated tree is a constant reminder of the happiness that the Bergens are missing. In Bergentown, like Pottersville, depression abounds. We see a Bergen lying in his own grave, troweling earth onto his own body. Another walks past, a book in hand, tearing all the pages out. Another goes round all the...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 165 Depression Today, or New Maladies of the Economy John Andrews 167 Contributors Theodor W. Adorno (1903–69), the renowned critical theorist, spent the Second World War in the United States and then returned to Germany. Two of his...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... regional Occupy meet-up that has been organized and that was supposed to be a step toward building something but that mostly felt depressing. You read for school, which at that moment means reading a history of the Nation of Islam. Your partner goes to the meeting, though, and when he returns he is more...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... liberal power. If we believe that the governance in, through, and of life defines the form of contemporary power, something we have now long called biopolitics, then the condition of late liberal life (slow death, shattered life, depressed existence) is no longer inside or outside this politics. The...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., cocaine, and other amphetamines. The comedown arrives when the high is over, depression kicks in, and it is time to return to reality and all the displeasures that were suspended, if only for a while. Unlike the hangover, the comedown evi...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This sentence could have been written by a Mechanical Turk, but it wasn’t. As the socially necessary labor time to compose prose continues to shrink (or, rather, as the global division of immaterial labor depresses the writer’s wage toward the vanishing point), we should not be surprised to encounter...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., departures involve loss. For that reason, it makes sense that they are frequently colored by melancholia, if by melancholia we mean a potentially depressing preoccupation with absence and loss. This melan- choly of departure acquires some of its emotional specificity from...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . Klein Melanie . 1964 . “Love, Guilt and Reparation.” In Love, Hate and Reparation , by Klein Melanie Riviere Joan , 55 – 119 . New York : Norton . Klein Melanie . 1986 . “A Contribution to the Psychogenesis of Manic-Depressive States.” In The Selected Melanie Klein...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... reason to fear. For as long as their leaders go on communicating fear among each other and abroad in the world, these millions are drawn closer and closer to the whirlpool of depression and war.4 144 Jonathan Michael Feldman...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the date approached, however, Adrian let organizers know that he couldn’t be there physically. He had sunk into a terrible depression a few weeks earlier and was only just emerging from The Deep. He wasn’t ready to appear on a stage in front of people, but he could handle a phone conversation...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Courtesy of the author 36 Berlant · On Persistence Notes 1. José Esteban Muñoz, “Feeling Brown, Feeling Down: Latina Affect, the Performativity of Race, and the Depressive Position,” Signs 31, no. 3 (2006): 677. 2. Stultifying was an anchor word for José, used throughout...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., “government should be the agency whereby the masses should be lifted up” (quoted in Van Creveld 1999, 355). Economic citizenship emerged from the Depression and decolo- nization as a promise of full employment in the First World and economic...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... increased levels of migration, and a general state of anxiety, fear, and depression reigns. The essays in this issue, taken together, highlight aspects of the con- flict usually rendered invisible in the dominant representation. Israeli...