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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2005
... gathered together behind the gates of their houses at the end of a stifl ing Hutchinson Friday afternoon, ignoring the splintering advance of the Gold Line train; the drone, the dust, the fi stfuls of light and heat that rain down on their street for ten seconds. The train itself is practically...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a tear in his pupillary sphincter. Her eyes were blue her iris orange. JFK’s adrenal disease, that bronze we took for gold, and Lord Jeffrey, my smallpox Lord. As for Familial Mediterranean Fever it belongs to everyone. Humanitarian medicine is infectious, its donors stem cell. Those...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the book Play Money, tells of Chinese who work twelve hours a night, seven nights a week, for a wage of $.30 an hour — ­more or less.28 It is more or less $.30 because just how much a farmer makes depends on how many gold coins he harvests. Gold...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
... black radicalism, Richard Wright’s Black Power (1954), his Kevin Gaines report on the nationalist revolution in the Gold Coast colony (present-day Ghana), inevitably frustrates the expectations raised by its prophetic title.1 Wright undermines his avowed anti...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... over sovereign territories with which they had maintained trade agreements. Along West Africa’s Gold Coast, various European powers had traded with the Asante Empire for centuries, but as the British monopolized the coastal trading centers formerly divided among European powers, they sought to...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Figure 9. Arcade photograph, inscribed on verso “2/6/63.” Two light-skinned children light-skinned children insert their faces above the bodies of the enter a giganticized box Gold Dust Twins logo on a giganticized box of Fairbank’s Gold of Fairbanks Gold Dust...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... from the land. Yet elsewhere in the world, “the discovery of gold and silver in America, the extirpation, enslavement and entombment in mines of the indigenous population of that continent, the beginnings of the conquest and plunder of India, and the conversion of Africa into a preserve for the...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and their current value on the international chemicals markets. The elements range from relatively large amounts of oxygen, carbon, and nitrogen to infinitesimal amounts of elements such as tungsten, uranium, and gold. The work is manifested...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... immediately patented the BRCA1 gene and then founded the private biotech company Myriad Genetics, Inc. While companies like Myriad benefited significantly from the gene-patenting gold rush that Moore set off, by the end of the next decade the International Haplotype Mapping (HapMap) Project had begun...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
... self- consciously writes of his newborn: “How beautiful he was, with his olive- tinted flesh and dark gold ringlets, his eyes of mingled blue and brown, his perfect little limbs, and the soft voluptuous roll which the blood...
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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 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... extraction of coal, gold, and oil (pages 7 – 9 of the Web photo essay include images of coal miners in Bihar, India, in 1989 and of oil workers in Kuwait in 1991); and part 6 photographs the building of grand public works (tunnels, dams...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... spaces commonly associated with the city, such as Lake Shore Drive and the Gold Coast — but contrasts it with Latino male sexuality’s bond with “minor architecture” — a skyscraper bed, a bluing body. For art historian John Paul Ricco, minor architecture “is a relation to architecture that is...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., forms an encyclopedic center of European knowledge is itself an imperially enlightened gesture. 5 What’s more, the gesture is replicated throughout its entire decor. The library is dressed in a profusion of gold leaf extracted from colonial Brazil, “gleaming as if to defeat the dark,” 6 and aside...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... becomes a commodity that the racialized poor cannot access against the bourgeois right to consume water seen as the urban lubricant for a healthy, even wealthy existence. Will water become as precious as gold? Water is instrumental, both as a barrier to trade and as its facilitator. If, historically...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux, talked about this struggle as the latest battle of his people against the theft of their belongings and their conversion into resources: gold, land, water. 5 It foregrounds this particular environmental racism as indigenous dispossession and counter...