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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
...David M. Brennan Duke University Press 2003 Enron and Failed Futures POLICY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE WAKE OF ENRON’S COLLAPSE Bankruptcies...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... getting out of hand. Duke University Press 2008 Emergency Democracy and the “Governing Composite” AbdouMaliq Simone The Productive City Recent years have witnessed a substantial extension of thoughts and work on cities in Africa. Much of this work has tried to get out of the conceptual...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Matthew J. Christensen Of the rich array of popular genre forms that fill book and video shops across the African continent, few engage as complexly as crime novels and films the profound crises of selfhood, sovereignty, and collective obligation wrought by the neoliberal formations of governance...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sylvester A. Johnson This essay examines Black support for US militarism from the 1890s to the First World War amid devastating forms of institutional racism. As the first African American soldiers were deployed to France to liberate Europe’s White citizens, the US government hanged thirteen Black...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Customs Enforcement agents gained sanction for more targeted campaigns of militarized raids, racial profiling, and detentions. The author argues that heightened enforcement, including the 287g program, created dangerous opportunities for government agents to suspend basic democratic restraints on state...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... safety, fear, and threat. The analysis works through three different media productions that intersect with contemporary concerns of governance and economy: an advertising spread for clothing, a magazine article about cyber labor in China, and billboard advertisements for storage services. Assessing these...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nayanika Mookherjee In 1971, the formation of Bangladesh coincided with the death of a large number of civilians and the rape of many women. In stark contrast to the assumption of complete silence relating to war-time rape, the independent Bangladeshi government publicly designated that all women...
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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 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eva Cherniavsky This essay asks how the political identity and the domain of civic participation we reference with the term citizenship has been transformed in the contexts of neoliberalism. Michel Foucault famously argues that the subject of a market-centered, neoliberal governance structure is...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
... self-interested but also to the conservative concepts of adjustment and adaptation that are central both to neoliberal governance and to the psychological movement that sought to depathologize homosexuality. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 LGBT queer neoliberalism social media coming...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and class; gender and class; the state of the Left and the labor movement; working-class depictions in popular culture as well as in institutional discourses of business and government; commodification and class consciousness. Works also focused on new social movements, post-Fordist or postindustrial...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... revolutionary governments, on the other hand, were also often the subject of criticism for contributors. This essay argues that such criticism is often ahistorical in its focus on Cuban politics in the seventies. Rather than prognosticate the death of revolution and the triumph of liberal democracy, as Social...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the first Chinese empires. It also explains how, in the 1930s, the Nationalist government—and not the post-1949 Communist regime, as is often mistakenly assumed—first launched a project to rectify the Chinese names of the barbarians and replace the derogatory animal classifiers with the standard human...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... people's congresses. Together, these strategies demonstrate that democratic centralism articulates a form of popular sovereignty quite different from that of liberal democracy, one much more interested in a type of self-government based on managed participation. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83–101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... a matter of widespread cultural concern, she argues, because it has both a historical and an analogical resonance with neoliberal forms of governance: as various political theories beginning with Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan have made clear, feats of self-preservation intertwine highly significant...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mangalika de Silva This inquiry concerns the majoritarian right governing Sri Lanka instantiated through state counterinsurgency, extrajudicial violence, and symbiotic ideologies of postwar “reconciliation” and political disaffection. Majoritarian right is a predicative apparatus instating both a...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shameem Black This article examines how twenty-first-century Anglophone digital art, arts marketing, and tourist discourse in South Korea address the problem of reconciliation after mass violence. At the turn of the new millennium, the arts have been enlisted by governments and tourist agencies to...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... belonging and citizenship outside of the state and its terrorizing governance: the 2012 Dreamers Adrift’s video The Legalities of Being , by Yosimar Reyes and Julio Salgado; the 2007 migrant rights anthem “Pal Norte,” by Calle 13, the Orishas, and Don Cheto; and the massive responses on social media to a...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Elahi’s daily movements, which he began recording in an effort to subvert government surveillance. Taking seriously the idea that information should be treated as a commodity, this article uses Marxist theory to articulate how surveillance data fit within the broader information economy. Drawing from...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... dispossession of Indigenous peoples, to the articulatory present of a US imperial formation. Government and corporate collusion and criminal fraud over Indigenous land title are seen not as a new thing but as a structural component of US economics. It concludes that seeing territory as an analytic provides a...