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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of indistinction—engaged in a political practice of “habitational resistance,” refusing their conversion into homines sacri by performing instead a mode of life that rendered multiple lines of transterritorial affiliation, self-assertion, and continuity. The deportees’ published archive—poetry...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... implementation of the American Mormon Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits training program and the Indonesian Muslim Ary Ginanjar’s Emotional and Spiritual Quotient leadership training program. The article focuses on the different ways in which religion is mobilized in each project of subjectification and the opposing...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consciousness and unforeseen effects that accompany a systemic but unsystematic shift in technological habits. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 digital communication disaster earthquake infrastructure tsunami alert Infrastructural Drift in Seismic Cities Chile, Pacific Rim, 27 February 2010...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
... with the dominant habits of American intellectual life, they should not conform to the American Geist . In academic fields, the notion of contribution is visible in the positive sciences but becomes more problematic in the humanities, where contribution appears not as a palpable result but as a...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Micki McGee Duke University Press 2002 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing How I Gave Up My $50,000-a-Year Teaching Habit Micki McGee...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 127–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... it this way: clutter is a randomly sorted and eclectic organization of objects according to a variety of idiomatic criteria. Indeed, one’s clutter is also an expression of one’s object idiom (Christopher Bollas’s term), a habit of handling things and ideas that is unique to one’s character. 1 In...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... back together, and there is no doubt that this drive toward unity would become irresistible if the Stalinist communist parties decided to throw overboard the impediments of prejudices, habits, and methods inherited from Stalin. There is no doubt that...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... doesn’t illuminate something about Social Text 121 • Winter 2014 18 3 José’s appetite for socializing and his prodigious work habits and what the cost of that might have been to José’s health. But my grief over José’s...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2000
... more than warmed-over versions of statist regulation, and concomitant calls for strengthening the state. It is surprising how much the world can change, and still some remain faithful to their old habits. Given the threat of a new form of purely political imperialism...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... imagine sharing it.16 In this sense, the Palestinians house seems to resemble the ideal of the nation-state. Yet attention to what the house provides, and to the habits it allows us to embody, also have held on to reveals distinct ways of inhabiting and belonging at...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... people. Religious revival, democratization, and economic restructuring, to name but a few worldwide processes, routinely invoke the will of the people and the will of God while promoting will-­full living. Think savings plans, prayer campaigns, monogamy, volunteerism, and kicking the habit — be...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 87–113.
Published: 01 December 2006
... hard shoulder of the road despite instructions to the contrary.3 The road appeared to be not yet free of the old habits of the corrupt state and the unruly crowd. In the year that followed the Motorway’s inauguration, Nawaz Sharif’s claim that one hundred thousand vehicles per day...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., allow our means to explore the full entanglement of our lives together and our full entanglement of this love, pain, and joy with each other in and of the earth. We have to find what my friend Manolo Callahan calls new habits of assembly that are not those of the logistical line, the logistical assembly...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... pregenetic era, individual habit was understood to produce populational traits. Lamarckism was thus central to the rise of plasticity biopolitics, for it hinged species-level outcomes on the behavior of individual organisms. Plasticity, we stress throughout, is the implantation of population-level governance...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... support. More efficacious administration of the enemy, making them more affectively legible and less inscrutable, entailed knowledge of languages and habits and a fine-­grained ability to observe and learn how to act in accordance with unspoken rules of behavior in a given context — a stock in...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ecology of these academic ruins we inhabit while we still can. It is a question of the particular modes of relationship between our habits and our habitats, of the possibility of a collective invention of new and generative value ecologies established between disparate forms of value intensity. This...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... mental overload. 44 The solution Allen offers is a time-tested one: write a list. List making allows the life hacker to store data and “operating instructions” offline—freeing up neurological RAM and bandwidth for tasks immediately at hand. Habits and routines are understood as neurological...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... materiality of the texts and with the long-ago-instilled habit of counterreading texts, especially those from the nineteenth-century racial regime. In my segregated school the textbooks produced by the Virginia Board of Education provided...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... makes the something habitable. This is a dangerous way of putting it, so let me be clear: this is different from the liberal ethos of “well, something is better than nothing, right?” The latter still sees the something normatively, that is, in a relationship of potential consistency with everything or...