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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kathryn Yusoff Geology is a praxis of materiality and thought in the genealogy of Western metaphysics and racial capitalism and a site of possession in the Anthropocene. In the context of renewed interest in the inhuman, this article uses the analytic of geologic realism to navigate between...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... past and the (anti)aesthetics of constant capital sketched out in Jameson’s Marx commentary can also provide a different angle on the mainstream debate about a human-altered geology and climate. That debate is one that orbits around a notion of species agency and a representation of history...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... geology-genealogy of things-ideas, water as a protagonist breaks up the sanctioned worldview and its episteme, and it potentially interrupts the sheer power of accumulative flows. Water also facilitates narratives of religious purification and conversion, and it underwrites narratives of capitalist trade...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Mythology,” in Margins of Philosophy, trans. Alan Bass (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), 213. 23. F. C. von Savigny, quoted in D. R. Oldroyd, “Historicism and the Rise of Historical Geology, Part I,” History of Science, no. 17 (1979), 193. 24. Jean Baudrillard, The Mirror...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... actually have a long history and complex genealogy that incorporates meanings from law, medicine, geology, engineering, chemistry, music, calculus, and grammar. In all these senses, derivatives are a transmission of some value from a source to something else, an attribute of that original...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in terms of geology and demography. Most pertinent in this case is the perceived and performed Africanity of Santiago. The dramatic keyword here is badiu, Kriolu for the Portuguese term vadio (vagabond). To be or speak badiu is a reference to Santiago...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 53–79.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Yusoff has argued that the (white) science of geology and the mining industry are key implements in humanizing/dehumanizing racializing assemblages. 98 Yusoff surmises that Indigenous and Black subjects are structurally produced as “Man's Others” through a “geologic lexicon of the inhuman (as matter...