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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Max Haiven This essay seeks to contribute to the theoretical groundwork for a cultural studies of finance by recasting a Marxist theory of value toward an analysis of the politics of the imagination under financialized capitalism. My argument is as follows. (1) Social cooperation, creativity, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Although many scholars understand finance capitalism as inaugurating new forms of domination and control, this essay considers how we might rethink finance as presenting tools for the undoing of capitalism’s universalizing tendencies. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... author argues that “postemancipation” is in fact not a past historical period but a critical designation of the social and relational terms of our present. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 necrospeculation necropolitics postemancipation racial capitalism finance slavery redress...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Anders Stephanson, Sohnya Sayres, and Bruce Robbins discuss the changing role of journals. In light of the Internet, changing reading practices, and financing, doing a journal is an uphill struggle. However, magazines do sustain a kind of culture and chains of connection. © 2009...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... global finance, to name a few, as parts of the same story. Yet in leaning on bioscientific discourses that explain disease causality as naturally occurring within individual bodies (which may also be aggregated into populations), they concomitantly assume that boundaries we use to divide up the world are...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
... encounter in teaching, in a British business school, between undergraduate students and reports of the current financial crisis, approaching the crisis phenomenologically. The article concludes with a discussion of mutual promises and possession in the world of finance. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Fredric Jameson, Andrew Ross, and Sohnya Sayres discuss the self-reliance and independence of the journal in the early days and the eventual move to the university press. Being tied to a university press offered editorial support, finances, and regular help, but...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in the historical present. Against the commensurabilities and rationalities of debt and finance capitalism, conditioned through the proprietary logics of settler colonialism and racial capitalism, the essay gestures toward alternative frameworks for building collective capacities for what the authors...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... opposition; on the other, Catia TVe, a nonprofessional UHF station based in west Caracas's barrios, mobilizes its urban constituency with some state financing. The essay examines the different forms of political citizenship that these stations offer and explores how they complicate popular liberal notions of...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... economies, outside transnational or global finance. Yet, as the story of this rate card implies, sexuality and capital can be thoroughly integrated and impli- cated in the constitution of persons and subjects. On the one hand there are eunuchs, also known as hijras or “third gender,” who...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
... policies and self-transformations of state is more pressingly determinate than the speculator’s own irrational exuberance. Investors, the acme of economic policy, are indeed the labor that drives the diffusion of finance into the precincts...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): np.
Published: 01 December 2003
... at Franklin and Marshall College, where his research on political economy focuses on finance and corporate governance. Jane Marcus-Delgado is assistant professor of international studies and Spanish at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. She is coauthor, with Martin...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... what they don’t want. They don’t want to not affect every aspect of everything. Visual and material culture of finance — that’s most of the world, except for all us animals, right? Selfies. Did someone say selfies? How about otheries? Visualization of human knowledge. Again with the human? It’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...? Immunity from finance? Or perhaps it’s the decolonization of finance. This would mean not only overcoming complicity with coloniality as speakers, writers, practitioners, workers, thinkers, beings but also remaking finance, claiming “the economic” as a cooperative, communal, trans-ontic endeavor, this time...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
... York Times , 4 October 2001. ____. 2001g . “A Primary Choice: Mark Green.” New York Times , 2 September 2001. Pasanen, Glenn. 2002. “The Property Tax Proposal.”Gotham Gazette, www.gothamgazette.com/article/finance/20021101/8/99 ,1 November 2002.. ____. 2003. “Billion Dollar Questions about...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... struck and the bailout monies disbursed, we have heard tales of societies of risk, uncertainty, and nonknowledge whose financial interface lies with the evanescence of the derivative. Derivatives are typically described as a technical feature of finance which is in turn but an accessory to the real...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... speculation: in a word, it has given rise to stock-exchange gambling and the modern bankocracy.” 14 In terms of the US Civil War, he observes that it “has brought in its train a colossal national debt and, with it, a heavy tax-burden, the creation of a finance aristocracy of the vilest type, and the...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
... political contributions. The McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Bill, which seeks to ban so- called soft-money contributions, has become law. But will this ban be effective in curbing the influence of corporations? Data from the Center...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Moreover, these humans were also perishable and volatile commodities that could “go missing” and were hard “to extract”, requiring complex, even diabolical, logistical technologies, supported by finance, insurance, law, and of course state and extrastate violence. Ian Baucom locates the origins of modern...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... window on the contemporary workings of the metaphor of the university as family, and its more silent double, the university as corporation; in MyRichUncle — a gap education financing program that markets itself through illusions of kinship...