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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 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... This article interrogates this 180-year-long debt legacy and argues for the need to recast our understanding of emancipation processes within the frame of racial capitalism. The article specifically considers the financial dimension of emancipation as constituting an apparatus of what is termed...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... industrial to the financial sector, from political policy to recreation. The article closes with an argument to demilitarize the social and contrast militarizing politics with a politics of irritation. Copyright © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 militarization race religion secularization martial...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... offered as a kind of riposte to Marshall McLuhan’s formulation “The medium is the message” at a moment when it has become even more undeniable that the media (linguistic, visual, computational, financial) are the media of racial capitalism. The Message Is Murder is itself part of an investigation of what...
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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 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... postindustrial global financial capitalism. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Queer Human Rights in and against China Marxism and the Figuration of the Human Petrus Liu I propose to consider the problem of the human in Marxist and poststruc- turalist theory by examining the case of queer human...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-producing practices of social experience of surplus populations that are at once the consequence and means of new forms of value production in the financialized global economy. I consider the differences between the aesthetics of dilation and the aesthetics of abidance as attempts by Jia and Mendoza...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... repertoire of devaluating practices and conditions these cases raise. This essay considers how the lawsuits against the USDA collectively convey the dynamics of the colonial present in relation to predicaments of land, government, and financialization. At stake is not only how forms of colonial governance...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... homogeneous time of repayment that it imposes on others. Debt is not simply a financial economy but also crucially a broader social relation, production of subjectivity, and creation of a temporal exception through which US settler modernity functions and continually attemptsto re-create itself. Focusing on...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... relationship that does not traverse a two-way street. We define and examine natural, technological, human, and financial resources to understand how these resources are moved between ports and mines and the mechanisms by which networked capitalism allocates these resources unequally. Copyright © 2018 Duke...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sustained intervention in the function of financial/computational media as part of the quest for liberation and a sustainable communism. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 computational capital labor value information digital culture Is this work? Does this work? For you? With the...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd; Alyosha Goldstein; Jodi Melamed; Chandan Reddy This essay introduces and theorizes the central concerns of this special issue, “Economies of Dispossession: Indigeneity, Race, Capitalism.” Financialization, debt, and the accelerated concentration of wealth today work through social...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Benjamin Tausig As a global financial crisis rippled through the late 2000s and early 2010s, with mass political movements rising in its wake, many journalists and critics in the English-language press asked an anxious question: where are the protest songs? But the question was begged: such songs...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
... disenchantment: a reminder that diasporic bodies inhabit tactile economies, data streams, born of emotional and financial trajectories that make it impossible to anticipate the ingenious forms of belonging—and exquisite strategies of exclusion—they will ultimately help to erect, however unwittingly? © 2009...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of an already sexualized subject’s access to capital, or in terms of financial pressures brought to bear on already sexualized sub- jects. Here, again, capital occupies a space external to and distinct from sexuality.3 In such...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to finance beginning in the 1970s signaled the waning of US empire. We must recognize, however, that finance capital is administered through nodes such as global cities and archipelagos of financial black holes that can weather crisis and helm cyclical activity. Territorialization and...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... monetary hegemony in the heyday of the Bretton Woods agreements (1944  –  73) by which the global financial order would be pegged to the dollar, anchored by gold reserves.6 Postwar equilibrium in monetary policy enjoyed a partner in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... from lead- ing investment houses like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. The two men with the greatest responsibility for federal financial policy had decided that the moment had come to implement the $700 billion res- cue plan they had prepared but were holding in reserve until they could wait...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
... failed (it was a single-platform print publishing firm), but he was a pioneer nevertheless. Content aimed at financially burdened consumers continues to bring in solid earnings today. 3. Delegate! Outsource! Crowdsource! Subcontract! Use interns! While working on Le vicaire des Ardennes , Balzac...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): np.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Financialization of Daily Life (Temple). Nancy Shaw has taught media and cultural studies at Laurier University, among other institutions. Her research focuses on culture, governance, and citizenship. She is the author of Art in the Service of Governance: Tele- vising Coldwar Citizenship (Wilfrid Laurier...