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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 (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of extraction, not only of natural resources but of human labor. As Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson describe such operations of capital in a later era, logistics, finance, and extraction operate together to reshape the world. 62 In the late eighteenth century we can see it forming the United States...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 2022
... energy. 4 Already interimperial tensions are swirling as corporate behemoths like Tesla and powerful nations such as the United States and China vie to control and extract these resources. 5 The sunset of fossil capitalism seems to portend an intensification of extractive geopolitics. 6...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of interlinked brutality converts life from Indigenous resource-rich geographies 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...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 149–156.
Published: 01 December 2020
... ecological crisis created by extractive capitalism to which this new work is intended to serve as response. 10 A common critique of the new materialisms—a critique this issue embraces but also exceeds—is their frequent neglect of differences of race, gender, sexuality, and embodiment. Objectless critique...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and extractive capitalism. The university functions for many of us, individually and collectively, as a site of cruel optimism: 23 if we could just get the jobs, the promotions, the postdocs, the degrees, the acceptance letters, the university might be livable. Mulling over Harney and Moten's question, “How...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 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. The fading of our previous period’s name for its most...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2023
... things? What do we do when the serrated edges of racialization, property, and extraction have flayed open Black flesh and earthly matter to make both available to the privations and deprivations of racial capitalism? The metaphysical and material exigencies of being in relation to the Dead and dead...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... through the application of human labor that nature can be legally converted into property. It is within this framework of nature and culture that the law performs what Sheila Jasanoff calls “ontological surgery,” as it “constructs both life and capital and, more specifically, demarcates those aspects...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
...? ... The archive of contemporary precarity is soldered on circuit boards and embedded in scripts of programming language. It is found in the thousands of gestures—of swipes and scrolls, of likes and hearts—that have been folded into capital’s extraction of value. The question then becomes how to retrieve...
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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 (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 (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., and capitalizes on an affective attachment to a biologized understanding of ethnicity. The main purpose of this capitalization on affective attachment is value extraction, which occurs by selling DNA tests to consumers, surveying data by the scientific community, and in some cases surveilling by the state...
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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...