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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and territorial modalities of race and class in the city. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 blackness sonic ecology phonic materiality Footwork References Aggarwal Sonali . From Jack to Juke: 25 Years of Ghetto House , vimeo.com/36275353 (accessed 5 August 2014) . Arnold Jacob...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Piyush Mathur Duke University Press 2001 ST 66.01 Mathur 4/9/01 11:46 AM Page 1 Nuclearism THE CONTOURS OF A POLITICAL ECOLOGY How...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 135–155.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Salvatore Paolo De Rosa Abstract This article discusses the politics of direct action against fossil fuels put forward by climate justice movements, focusing in particular on the tactic of the blockade. Drawing on the conceptual toolkit of urban political ecology, the argument moves from a critique...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Dixa Ramírez D'Oleo Abstract This article considers choreographer Ligia Lewis's hour‐long ensemble performance Water Will (in Melody) to theorize on the relationship between ecological fugitivity and black fugitive movement. It explores how Lewis's choreography disrupts the colonial space‐times...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 21–48.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Renyi Hong Abstract This article examines the early telecommuting discourse of the 1980s and 1990s, understanding it as a pedagogical context for white plasticity, an ecological project in which racial privilege is protected through the transformation of homes and inhabitants. Rationalized...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Nathan Snaza; Julietta Singh Abstract This introduction to the special issue “Educational Undergrowth” proposes an ecological view of educational institutions and practices, one that foregrounds the porosity of borders so that entities and institutions that can sometimes seem distinct are thought...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the social ecology of existence is undergoing radical change in twenty-first-century Japan. While long-term bonds—to company, family, locale—were once the earmarks of its “group-oriented society,” today living and dying alone mark Japan’s new era of “single-fication” and “disconnected society” ( muen shakai...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the strike has generated, the article functions as a parable, relaying the complex value-ecology of the Joanina Library in Coimbra, Portugal, with its imperial and enlightened symbolisms and its colony of bats, as a singular story that might help us envisage some elements of what might be at stake...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and the undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., production, consumption, and wastage. Today's world ecological system is built on ceaselessly increasing linear flows of materials using ever-intensifying quantities of energy—all on a finite resource base. As energy analysts such as Vaclav Smil have demonstrated, there is a tight correlation between human...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of energy in living systems. As Fritjof Capra explains, “These studies established recycling as a key principle of ecology. Being open systems, all organisms in an ecosystem produce wastes, but what is waste for one species is food for another, so...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 69–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and climate are crucial ecological problems; the exponential increase in CO 2 emissions could be considered in itself a problem of disposal of waste. 8 But in many ways waste and climate are radically different ecological problems; issues of scales—both geographical and temporal—and perceptions...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... inferiorization, is an indispensable function of our ongoing production and reproduction of our present bioeconomic conception of the human, of its governing sociogenic principle?” 38 Moore’s proposal is very rich and redolent with challenges not just for mainstream ecological thought but for Marxism...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
... for the community. Just like the narrative of the origins of the favela allows its residents to claim a deep-rooted legitimacy for their residency in that place, the narrative of reforestation supports their claims of it being a favela ecológica (an ecological slum), as historian Camila Moraes named the Morro da...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Passage continental dispossession and indigenous extermination, the reorganization of island climates, and the introduction of “alien” ecologies. While the Anthropocene narrativizes a phase shift in planetary relation—the climate pause is off, geologic realism is on—the intersection of geography, colonial...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2020
... justified the transformation of both “bodies and [nonhuman] ecologies” into “space[s] of technocratic control.” 6 How we imagine and represent threat has real and often dire material consequences, not only geopolitically but also ecologically and at the level of species, bodies, and microbes...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2022
... aesthetics urban political ecology authoritarianism public parks land use On February 5 – 6, 2020, Istanbul Congress Hall hosted a first of its kind workshop on the future of the city's urban forests, registered trees, public parks, and recreational grounds. Aptly titled Istanbul Green Spaces...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2022
... but rather refers to the radical rejection of the current socio-ecological system. Urban climate insurgency does not follow the rules of the game; it does not legitimize the current climate regime through the paraphernalia of participatory tools that are designed to anesthetize anger and social mobilization...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... blocks of life in order to solve the very ecological crises generated by humanity’s intensifying exploitation of the planet’s natural resources. Life itself has become an increasingly integral component of the circuits of capital accumulation, giving...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... pollution. The cradles of civilization, cities now lie at the core of a potential ecological crisis. In her scholarship on the “global city” (initially focused on New Yo r k , London, and Tokyo), Saskia Sassen has noted the destabilizing impact of the city’s increasing centrality on older spaces...