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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
...), which names coercive drug treatment centers run by and for the informal working poor. In putting the ethnography of an anexo in dialogue with Reygadas’s film, this article develops a picture of precarious sociality in contemporary Mexico, one shaped by neoliberal reform and drug-related violence...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... between European cosmopolitanism and the Greek archaic, marginalizes. I am interested in the ethnography of the every day that lacks the securities, facilities, and utilities of a homogenizing and synchronizing context. In the agonistic interplay between the macrological and the everyday, time and space...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (because everything is impossible) is nothing, which is both impossible and extinguishing. The author argues through her ethnography that the creative lived response to the tyranny of consistency is immanent ethics, an ethics that is committedly, if inconsistently, inconsistent. Copyright © Duke...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... prose as his engravings, and by embedding natural specimens in a web of reference that was commercial and ethnographic in character. Sloane did not envision a categorical distinction between what we would term botany and ethnography. Natural history , rather, provided a unified early modern framework...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 the...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... more attuned to the power and politics of knowledge, becoming a key voice in calls to provincialize and provisionalize knowledge. 15 Anthropology’s particular contributions to these discussions have emerged largely from the centrality of ethnography to our discipline, a practice that comprises both...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism (Sage), Feminist Thought: Power, Desire, and Academic Discourse (Blackwell), and Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology (University of Minnesota Press). Luciana Parisi is senior lecturer in digital media and course tutor for the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
... theorization of “the body and the quasi-human agents that constitute it” (184) within the context of an ongoing ethnography of gender, sexuality, health, and toxicity in Martinique. 3 For a critique of Goffman’s lauded ethnography On the Run , see Sharpe, “Black Life, Annotated.” 4 Tenzer...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... explicitly says so, the collection as a whole opens the question of how and what the discipline of anthropology and the practice of ethnography have to say to and about these spaces that seem on the surface so desolate. What role do they have to think with or through these spaces, and what right? What is the...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... reproductions arise remains alive and vivid: to dismiss it on this account would be mistaken. Here we glimpse the contradictory and trans- formative power of such experience uncovered by ethnography. Nadia Seremetakis argues...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 123–126.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005). For Tsing, friction is ideologically unfixed; that is, it serves hege- monic and counterhegemonic purposes: “Friction is not just about slowing things...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... construction of the modern center of power. In her urban ethnography that links the history and everyday life of Bahla to larger changes in the Omani state and the Persian Gulf area, and to other global forces that impinge upon these transformations, Limbert...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
... discourse (Anne McClintock, Ann Laura Stoler), Balce traces a “porno-tropics” that figures colonialist representations of indigenous femininity in the “imperial archipelago” of the Philippines. Reading travel literature, photography, and imperial ethnography with a postcolonial eye, Balce seeks to...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 11–36.
Published: 01 March 2009
... be a person of interest in the diasporic studies that currently dominate). In this ethnography of the state, blacks will appear as its representatives, its consultants, its employees, and as community advocates in state-funded institutions, as freelance activists, or as ordinary citizens who...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., pervasive, and immanent; it imbues, becomes, and permeates, is perceived, sensed, and heard. Earlier versions of this article were presented at the Center for Ethnography in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, and the Department of Music at New York University. The...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., ritual, and festival. Since the 1980s, perfor- in response to mance studies has further developed in response to self-critical trends in ethnography and to the critiques coming from feminism, queer theory, self-critical trends and postcolonial theory. Dance studies, theater...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... privilege ethnography over aesthetics, it simply doesn’t look like an exhibition of Modern Art.”8 Min further highlights the curatorial challenges acknowledged by Chang: “Ethnic-­specific exhibitions are at a turning point...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that would secure private property rights and individual choice (but not public health or welfare), affirm the rule of law, and adopt homogenous global trade standards. In her superb ethnography of neoliberal governance in Ghana, Brenda Chalfin points...