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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 (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 (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
...-Help Movement .” Feminist Studies 30 , no. 1 ( 2004 ): 115 – 47 . Murphy Michelle . “ Unsettling Care: Troubling Transnational Itineraries of Care in Feminist Health Practices .” Social Studies of Science 45 , no. 5 ( 2015 ): 717 – 37 . Mutual Aid Disaster Relief . “ Core...
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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 (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 (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 (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
... a far different America—one reeling from a decade of economic depression, which forced the first unified federal welfare programs to secure Social Security and unemployment insurance as well as provide “relief” for poor...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are depoliticized and rendered into a unitary and global category in need only of global humanitarian aid and relief. Between the subnational actors of civil war and the supranational actors of international law, the displaced person, now a generic victim, finds...
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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 (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of finding relief, pleasure, and comfort alone. The provisional moments of solitude, rest, and protection that staying in can offer critique the exhausting liberal mandate impressed upon the minoritarian subject to make oneself relatable, sociable, and approachable. Mitski and Vuong linger in a critical...
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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 (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- ently not satisfied with the disaster at hand, began disseminating the fear that terrorists, having succeeded in shutting down air travel and the stock market, might launch a follow-up attack using chemical or biological weapons. Whether the fear was prescient or causal, TV and radio jour- nalists...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of satisfaction and relief, by telling us that we have finally hit bottom, finally realized the worst.” 31 And yet, paradoxically, contemporary art, especially the work curated under the guise of Documenta and other massive international art fairs, appears more “political” than ever. As Jameson notes...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by Unit 731, are but insignificant regional incidents and topics. The emergence of the Nanjing Massacre as a unique case of traumatic memory in the disaster-laden history of twentieth- century China stems exactly from such erasure on the global level. In contrast to the ambiguous status...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... which the exception of monstrosity is set in relief. In Foucault’s European and Catholic context, civil and canon law “provide” in both the sense of accounting for and potentially caring for the disabled subject. In the United States...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Georges Bataille, and Michel Foucault. In the last decade of his life, Martin was immersed in theorizing volatility and the quandary of disasters within monetary markets and built environments. Earthquakes, tsunamis, and financial meltdowns share structuring...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the will to succeed and lead in the future. A comparison of ReGeneration’s handbook with a program docu- ment from PPMS brings into relief how different the expectations of will and futurity are for the working-­class child. The following excerpt...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... wives come to mind, as well the “families” who are petitioning the government for increased bereavement funds); the problems gay sur- vivors are having accessing relief and disaster funds; “sexually active” gay men being banned from donating blood; the lauding of national “gay heros” such as Mark...