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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The identified shift in global hegemony is seen to produce and issue out of changed structures of lived subjectivity and feeling, social experience and imagination. In this paper I explore the question of disposability and temporal aesthetics—particularly the relation between land, people, and time—in global...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Timothy Mitchell Duke University Press 2002 McJihad ISLAM IN THE U.S. GLOBAL ORDER On 3 February 1997, a delegation of the Taliban government of Afghan...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Jigna Desai Duke University Press 2002 Homo on the Range MOBILE AND GLOBAL SEXUALITIES Precisely because culture in our postmodern era of what Frederic Jameson Jigna Desai...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Susan Willis Duke University Press 2003 What Goes Around Comes Around A PARABLE OF GLOBAL WARFARE The month following the U.S. commemoration of the thousands who died Susan Willis...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., GLOBAL POLITICS, AND CULTURAL CRITICISM In the introduction to what became an infamous set of essays published in Patricia Social Text in 1996, Andrew Ross pointed to the connection conservative Ticineto critics were drawing between what had been called the “culture wars...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
...João Biehl João Biehl 2004 The Activist State GLOBAL PHARMACEUTIC ALS, AIDS, AND CITIZENSHIP IN BRAZIL The AIDS Model João Biehl...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... GLOBAL CITIES OF THE SOUTH At the dawn of the new millennium, humanity is rapidly approaching Ashley Dawson a signifi cant but insuffi ciently acknowledged milestone: by 2007, UN and Brent demographers say, more than half the world’s population will live in cities.1 Hayes Edwards...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Rashmi Varma Duke University Press 2004 Provincializing the Global City FROM BOMBAY TO MUMBAI Mera joota hai Jaapani O my shoes are Japanese Rashmi Varma...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Çağatay Topal Duke University Press 2005 Global Citizens and Local Powers SURVEILLANCE IN TURKEY The Basic Characteristics of MERNI˙S Çag˘atay...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 141–155.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Martin F. Manalansan, IV Duke University Press 2005 Race, Violence, and Neoliberal Spatial Politics in the Global City The city has become the sign of desire. Martin F. —Pat Califia, “San Francisco: Revisiting the ‘The City...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Eng-Beng Lim This essay considers the phenomenon of the global university, particularly the trend of setting up satellite campuses, or “outposts,” in Asia and the Middle East. It tracks the global university as part of the Western university's international knowledge system and its connection...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism . New York: Verso. Appadurai, Arjun. 1996 . Modernity at large:Cultural dimensions of globalization . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Choi, Chungmoo. 1997 . The discourse of decolonization and popular memory: South Korea. In Formations...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Michael Denning Duke University Press 2007 Representing Global Labor Arise, you prisoners of starvation! Michael Denning Arise, you wretched of the earth! For justice thunders condemnation...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Kalpana Rahita Seshadri Analyses of globalization usually ignore the category of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to focus instead on transnational migrants. This essay argues that a close look at the humanitarian conceptualization of IDPs provides an understanding of the operations of global...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sandya Hewamanne The rapid urbanization and industrialization of Katunayake resulting from transnational production at the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and related globalized sociocultural flows affected the lived experiences of citizens in this new urban space in varied ways. The vast majority of FTZ...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that, engaging new forms of technology, do not require the practices of European curatorship. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Buzz and Rumble Global Pop Music and Utopian Impulse Jayna Brown Thinking about utopia is relevant in our times. It is particularly urgent in our globalized...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Leerom Medovoi Duke University Press 2007 Global Society Must Be Defended BIOPOLITICS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Peace and War: Governmentality as a Military Project Leerom Medovoi...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rodrigo Parrini In this article, I propose the notion of “bodyscapes” as a way to understand the connections between the processes of globalization and the emerging forms of social violence in Mexico. A bodyscape enables us to explore the specific locus of the body within the social processes...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Eric Hayot This essay argues that the work of Chinese film director Jia Zhangke constitutes an important commentary on the relationship between globalization, humanness, and China. It begins with a discussion of Jia's relationship to international art-house and documentary realism, focusing...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Daromir Rudnyckyj This article examines two projects of subjectification that seek to inculcate a will to work that animates contemporary globalization. Based on ethnographic research at Krakatau Steel, one of Indonesia’s largest state-owned companies, the article contrasts the differing...