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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Knitting. Poetry. Schoolyard sexuality. Trans-necropolitics. These are a few ways to “queer” extraction, a method of resource handling that never brings good news. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 extraction extractive capitalism queer sexuality...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 51–74.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to be trillions of dollars. This is equivalent to the premium that a justice-seeking democracy could have extracted for wiping out the cumulative effects of capital accumulation, had doing so been understood as a political option that could be rolled over for a price. The goal of this article is to identify...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group While networked global capitalism is often aestheticized as smooth, continuous, and homogeneous, this system in fact requires asymmetry and discontinuity. We propose the figures of the mine and the port to envision the relationship between extraction and condensation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... science fiction television series Orphan Black to interrogate how late colonialism saturates cultural productions and to demonstrate how dispossession functions through durative and recursive structures. Providing the extractive and appropriative logics underlying racial capitalism, dispossession is both...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of Western metaphysics and racial capitalism and a renewed site of possession in the Anthropocene, whether that geologic matrix is proffered as a “saving” of the conditions of late liberalism or through the continued racialized configurations of exposures to environmental extraction and impacts. 2...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2021
... into multinational capital, as it did along the Maule River for the Spanish-Canadian corporation Endesa. Extractive capitalism operates through the trans-eco-geno-feminicidal capitalist impulse. In Wallmapu territories, like throughout the Américas, the process of anthropocenic extraction has only accelerated...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 149–156.
Published: 01 December 2020
... critique, it becomes clear over the course of the issue that it is instead an attempt to synthesize and creatively reformulate much of the best critical work that has come out since 2005, on the one hand, and, on the other, to address the ever-growing ecological crisis created by extractive capitalism...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
... politics of humanism means that no classroom discussion can ever be separated from larger historical-political forces of colonization, racialization, heteropatriarchy, and extractive capitalism. The university functions for many of us, individually and collectively, as a site of cruel optimism: 23 if we...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... In today’s transformed milieu, where mass culture, but also cultures, activism, and even theory, is caught in the inexorable undertow of financialization such that these pursuits also become vectors of value-extractive capitalization, postmodernism , like the subject itself, experiences its aphanisis...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... as the condition for becoming capital as a living property form. 45 In the afterlife of racial slav ery, the legal segregation of the US population along lines of race in 1951 when Lacks was undergoing treatment for cervical cancer saw mutations in the racialized and gendered processes of surplus extraction...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the subject, who is in turn reconstituted as an empty signifier of abstract personhood. This process is analogous to the formation of the commodity, which extinguishes the labor that went into its making. The extraction of subjectivity then makes it possible to treat certain individuals, often those marked...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-to-be-tapped “surplused population,” one’s dreams become abstract figures, distorted by the lived nightmares of exploitation and extraction. 15 Surplused populations placed back in time haunt contemporary critiques of capitalism. The machines of digital precarity keep churning, extracting value through...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that relies on information economies, with the social as a primary site for extraction and accumulation, and (2) the legacies of critical theory and Marxist pasts. Financialization has restructured the very means for capital accumulation with the social, data, and information economies as central. Rather than...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that have sustained the intense round of accumula- tion of the last three decades, contemporary capitalism is driven to ever-­ more-­extreme modes of extracting surplus value. The collapse of the credit bubble and the turn to harsh fiscal austerity are important and much discussed aspects...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 153 , no. 2 : 167 – 80 . Jameson Fredric . 1991 . Postmodernism: Or, The Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Jasdye . 2016 . “ Crisis Neoliberalism and Black Lives Matter .” Occupy Democrats (blog) , 5 April . occupythedemocrats.wordpress.com...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... will to manage bodies, identities, and differences for capital — for the extraction of value in increasingly abstract and immaterial ways. We talked about collaboration: Could we write on one another’s documents? (Yes.) Did we have to ask permission? (No.) Could we preserve the competing voices...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... who would no doubt prefer to survive)—murder is part of the language of power/capital, meaning precisely that it is at once worth something to someone and, like other forms of coerced extraction, practiced with near impunity, for now. Covering murder also means hiding it, and the whole communications...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
... modes of value extraction (cinema as one means of speculation) — after all, what is financial capital if not past, present, and future life-­times imaged and circulated as value (where the “content” and even form of such life-­times...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... accumulation of resources extracted from subaltern populations and indigenous territories. Yet, the proposition of experiential alternatives to capitalism from within a global South framework (including communities of color and transmigrant and subaltern populations within the global North) is certainly...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Exploitation, of course; the merciless Moloch of capitalism that critical scholarship fattens on underpaid labor, thus driving thousands of women and girls into prostitution.”4 Goldman proceeded to decry xenophobic and anti-Semitic shares...