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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Stephanie C. Kane; Eden Medina; Daniel M. Michler Retrospective narrations by maritime authorities trace decision making in the compressed time frame between earthquake and tsunami, when geological events literally rupture the skein of communication devices and flows that animate social life and...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., translation, and sovereignty, falls from view, sharply limiting the futures we can imagine. The recent dev- astations in Haiti hammer this point home once again, as pathos over the “natural” disaster of the earthquake is paired with defamatory blaming of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... World 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... populares of Mexico City, as Carlos Monsiváis has shown, defy any linear correlation between pov- erty and informality, on the one hand, and collapsed civil society, on the other. In the face of megadisasters—earthquakes and pipeline...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the numi- nous — the mysterium tremendum, or fascinosum — has a strong link to a famous tectonic event: the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 described to us by European philosophers of the Enlightenment such as Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Immanuel Kant. As with the interpretations...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... exile in 1986 and throughout the building’s unglamorous career as the passport-­issuing office of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Then, when an earthquake struck Manila in 1990, the Film Center was believed to suffer structural damage, deemed unsafe, and finally abandoned. For an entire...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... II” shades into the mountains of the NWFP, north of Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital. Dotted by place-names such as Abbottabad, Mansehra, Balakot, and Kaghan — newly familiar because of the 2005 earthquake, which painfully confirmed the...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., descriptive specialties offered their listeners ‘tone pictures’ of different places and events.”15 Many such recordings represented major news items: the charge of the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill, for instance, or the San Francisco earthquake of 1906...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 127–144.
Published: 01 June 2010
... rebuild the world. To quote Nietz- sche: “As cities collapse and grow desolate when there is an earthquake and man erects his house on volcanic land only in fear and trembling and only briefly, so life itself caves in and grows weak and fearful when the...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Earthquakes, tsunamis, and financial meltdowns share structuring mor- phologies of unmanageable risk with dance choreography. “The lateral steps, flying low, release, dropping, verticalism” offer a vernacular for his most influential contribution to social theory...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reason even as it spawned whole edifices of meaning to cover over that suppression of the real. Much like Kant’s overcompensation for the geologic nihilism of the Lisbon earthquake (1755) in his formation of the sublime (and concomitant racial/racist theories), the material exclusions of geologic agency...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006