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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Arvind Rajagopal Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-05 Rajagopal.1 10/25/01 3:06 PM Page 91 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics HAWKERS, DEMOLITION RAIDS...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 2021
... ordinarily eat lunch at the canteen nearest my office, or at the kopi tiam (coffee shop) or hawker center nearest to my apartment. Like almost everyone else in Singapore, my routine was cast aside in 2020. If I wanted the legendary nasi padang or fish soup served by the talented chefs at my local hawker...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of a news story: “Will Mumbai Ever Become a Global City?” devolves onto the presence of hawkers (street vendors), a fixture in Mumbai as else- where in India but now perceived as filthy and as encroaching on the rights...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Allen Feldman 57 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics: Hawkers, Demolition Raids, and a New Regime of Consumption Arvind Rajagopal 91 Toxic Beauties: Medicine, Information, and Body Consumption in Transnational Europe C. Nadia Seremetakis 115...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... dialogue. 27 It turns out that there is really no way to make such statements as “the beauty of a hawker center is that each vendor basically sells just one dish, so whether it’s fried pork dumplings or fishball soup, they’ve spent a lifetime perfecting it,” or “the super-rich Chinese all want...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... caseload averaged eighty patients a day (which I witnessed repeat- edly during twelve-­hour shifts), and her patients were not always of the middle class or elite but often were taxi drivers, domestic workers, and food hawkers. I also observed several cases...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the National Archive of Brazil, the principal repository of Brazilian government documents. (See image that precedes this article.) In the hushed, cavernous reading area, islands of fluorescencelit desks emerge from the dark, an incongruous world just a few steps removed from the chaos of traffic and hawkers...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... among sectors, buyers and sellers, licensed 22 Simone • Emergency Democracy and unlicensed retailers, mobile hawkers and stationary commerçants, and locals and strangers cannot really stay put in order for any transaction to exceed the surface appearances necessary in order...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... along because the hawkers and dwellers rush out to meet him, still insisting with smiles and back slaps on giving gifts for his healings of animals past. He refuses everything but touch. Dipesh, however, moves through the world largely unhindered. Dipesh is one of WSD’s fieldworkers. Six days a week...