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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the disaster. Mikhail’s writing of the disaster of military human rights intervention depicts it as different from other disasters of the twentieth century, however, in that it destroys a way of life that is made legible only through this destruction. Reading Mikhail’s poetry, one finds this way of life...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 131–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., mobilize large numbers of people to participate in movements actively rather than solely participating online or through voting, and offer spaces to practice new social relations. The article looks at examples from efforts for migrant justice, police and prison abolition, disaster relief, and other...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of suggestions regarding radical care emerging from the author’s experience with academic labor organizing and an engagement with anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s model of emergent possibilities amid the disasters of capitalist accumulation. At the university library where I have currently sought a quiet...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and disaster relief. Bringing together ethnography and the social study of science and technology, this article illuminates uncertainties inhabiting military protocol in a crisscrossed public-private infrastructural universe. Focusing on the crucial predawn hours when rogue tsunami waves push against...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
... become the only Latin American representative among the ten most affected countries in the world by weather- and climate-related disasters, with an absolute number of fifty-one million affected people between 1995 and 2015; Brazil has the second-highest loss potential by flooding in the world ranking...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., economic, and cultural arrangements of here and now — spatial and temporal relations that have been placed under extraordinary duress by everything from ambient computation to climate disaster — is to reckon with the distributive consequences of the uneven flows of capital, goods, people, and well-being...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Afterworlds.” 10 When crisis and disaster are the relentlessly pervasive frameworks through which, for some, “redemption is not recognized as immanent or expected as forthcoming,” despondence and disorientation are rational outcomes. 11 Despite such unavoidable circumstances, we find hope in locating...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and racialized poor become the shock troops of environmental disaster, as racialized death becomes an integral part of the story: the 2010 and 2008 earthquakes in Haiti and Sichuan, China, as well as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Indian Ocean tsunami a year earlier. These human-nature disasters underscore...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fantasize about a disaster, the Casio reduced the probability that a real one would actually happen. The coincidence would be too great. Over the years, this fetish value has proven far greater than the thing’s value as a calculator. I’ve...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... emphasis was associated most often with a group of university faculty who signed an ad in early April — before any criminal charges were filed — that called the party and its aftermath “a social disaster” and featured primarily black student comments about the Social Text 93, Vol. 25, No. 4...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Naomi Klein’s notion of “disaster capitalism.”8 Transnational capital is engaged by poor African country through IMF (International Monetary Fund) loans to develop Africa; Bond destroys construction site on pretext of terrorist threat; transnational capital is engaged by (now even...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... These wars promoted the suspension of liberties in the name of liberty, whether by using federal troops for drug twenty-five years, interdiction or usurping the authority of local school districts. Even natural disasters that could place populations at risk...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 11–14.
Published: 01 March 2018
... filmic and performative, a disturbing display of the inhuman apocalyptic. In this ruinous and shadowy complex imaginary, the products of capitalism do not neatly melt into another form, as recycled or upcycled debris from the condition of disaster turned into a better, green, or even “sustainable...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to the immediacy of the moment, for the most guttural of responses may be the most useful. We wanted to dwell in moments of opening and reflection in the midst of disaster, moments to hold on to beyond the continuous turmoil of an endless present emergency. In putting together this issue, we agreed...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . New York: Random House. ____ 1990 . “The Fall and Rise of New York.” New York Review of Books , 8 November, 40 -44. ____. 2001 . “Fiscal Disaster the City Can't Face Alone.” New York Times , 9 October 2001. ____. 2002 . “The Betrayal of Capitalism.” New York Review of Books , 28 February...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Mexico City’s periphery, especially in the summer, and Neto survived more than one. During his testimonies, however, he tended to speak of them as one ongoing disaster. “It made a sound. Whooooosh . It sounds like that. Whoooosh .” After registering the noise multiple times, Neto recalled the wreckage...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... response by the federal government to disaster. The economic catastrophe of the Depression resembled the epidemics, floods, fires, and so forth, that had regularly afflicted the population since the founding of the republic; or, rather, the Depression as a painstakingly constructed text was made...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by a pervasive sense of precarity and relentless uncertainty that puts meaning and the social itself in question. We suggest that such afterworlds are characteristic of a broader historical moment characterized by the proliferation of disasters that are lived as endemic conditions: mass extinctions, 2...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Express, 29 Sep- tember 2002, www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=10313. 57. In a report on natural calamities, the World Bank criticized the Indian government for inadequate disaster management mechanisms...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 pandemic urban commons resource rebellions disaster capitalism climate emergency Ashley Dawson and Rashmi Varma From the mass exodus of millions of migrant laborers from cities in India after the announcement of a sudden lockdown in March...
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