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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
... of Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, which employs the slogan “Solidarity Not Charity,” describes what radical care looks like: Disaster survivors themselves are the first responders to crisis; the role of outside aid is to support survivors to support each other. The privileges associated with aid organizations...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Charles . The Origin of Species . New York : Modern Library , 2009 . Dauber Michele Landis . The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . Davenport Benjamin Rush . Blood Will Tell...
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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 (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in master plans; we don't even think they are possible. Instead we wanted to listen 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...
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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 (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 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 2020, walking thousands of miles in the blistering...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 7–26.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to 1979, the US Army operated close to three hundred of such sites, ready to launch at a moment's notice against the Soviet Union. We have long been on the edge of disaster. We are differentially on its edge. Such a place, situated on the San Andreas earthquake zone, brought forward...
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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
... for managing disasters, financing catastrophe relief efforts through ‘margin money.’ The IRDA [insurance regulatory authority of India] favors unified laws with insurers being given a system whereby municipalities could be empowered...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... by man-altered landscapes, in which all praxis seems to be snuffed out, abstracted, extinguished.” In lieu of the term Anthropocene , Toscano favors Jason W. Moore’s Capitalocene , which restores capitalism, instead of ecological disaster or human agency, as the central agent in historical change...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
... expanding the role of the military into such domestic areas as combating terrorism and disaster relief, were announced by the U.S. Secretary of Defense on 10 Octo- ber 1999. 25. On the embeddedness of symbolic...
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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...