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Social Text (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 (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 (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103-121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... order, and state authority to interrogate the twinned problematics of individuated self-interest as elucidated by neoliberal ideals of economic self-government and governmental capacity to secure public welfare and security in the wake of market-driven structural adjustment programs. With a focus on...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1-23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... that one of the most startling implications of what we might call, variously and to somewhat different emphasis, governmentalized state power, the society of control, neoliberal governance, or the network society is the diminishing critical...
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Social Text (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 (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1-24.
Published: 01 December 2010
... peculiar — ­and, to my mind, dangerous — ­form of governmentality based in failure. The disorder of immigration enforcement has a particular functionality for the U.S. government and its institutions of punishment, a functionality that the discourse of failure conveniently masks. The exclusion of...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45-63.
Published: 01 December 2010
...- tion, and governmental policy.”19 Technical solutions have been made ordinary practice in neoliberal- ism, where economy and governance together have had as their primary function the evaluation and management of risk through processes of...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75-93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... old and new modes of organizing. These struggles have yet to result in widespread transformations of structures of governance, but they reveal the ways people work within and against them. We can begin to map and link the diverse local practices and transnational solidarities that are deployed to...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83-103.
Published: 01 June 2008
... through locked doors ends, giving way to the disciplining of movement and the realignment of forms of belonging. Ruins of the former regime are selectively being legitimized, rebuilt, and incorporated into the new centralized and bureaucratic state, while memories of the past system of rule and governance...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1-29.
Published: 01 December 2008
... history of youth protest against injustice, and excuses a state that has displaced the most strident critics of Senegalese neoliberalism by bribing them with overseas scholarships and government positions. This suggests that what some see as political and economic inactivity is manufactured through state...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 104-111.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-, and transdisciplinary space of Social Text . Literature, understood as a multiplicity of practices, theories, and critical methods, is a complex site for negotiating the tension of the universal and particular, a tension that governs, among others areas, the relation of theory and praxis and that of...
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Social Text (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 (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155-157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... process.1 Instead of identifying government with the centralized locus of state rule, a burgeoning governmentality lit- erature has argued that governmental power operates through the produc- tion of discursive normalizations...
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Social Text (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 (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 (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 (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 83-101.
Published: 01 June 2013
... submission to the sovereign. The close connection between governance and life in Leviathan occurs not only because governmental power takes life as its object but also because the subject’s own behavior is shaped by an inner drive for life, which gives that behavior the measure of comprehensibility...
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Social Text (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...