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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joanne Barker This article addresses the coproduction of US imperialism, racism, and debt in the dispossession and indenture of Indigenous peoples. It does so by thinking through the 2008 subprime crisis within the context of the Occupy Wall Street movement and some of the scholarship that the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Edlie L. Wong This article investigates the possibilities of storytelling and black Atlantic literature in forging new critical approaches to the archive of New World Asian indenture. It also emphasizes the significance of the comparative study of bonded labor to our understanding of “the Atlantic...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 15–36.
Published: 01 March 2005
... bonded servants saw freedom, girmit entered the idiom of Indian workers transported to Fiji. The appearance of this noun among the Fiji-based recruits marked a watershed moment in the history of indentured labor. For the fi rst time since the system’s inception in 1838, Indian agricultural workers...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Indian Indentured Labor Migration in the British Caribbean . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Kelley Robin D. G. 2003 . Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination . Boston : Beacon . Kitson Peter J. , ed. 1999 . The Abolition Debate. Vol. 2 of Slavery...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... program resemble indentured servants more than they do common stock. Like the exchanges that MyRichUncle conducts, indentured servitude was a system of bondage by consent, although indentured servants did not have a choice of career but...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... earth metals mine Technological resources: the data center as mine Human resources: migrant labor, the prison system, displaced agricultural workers, the “absolutely expendable” Financial resources: loans, mortgages, credit (predatory lending as debt harvesting, the production of indentured...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... new plantation enterprises using indentured labor in India, Ceylon, and Malaya, Mauritius, British Guyana, and Trinidad; and investing in settler colonial ventures across Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, and South America. 52 The raising of funds in the City of London to...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... not just a requirement for low-skilled, low-paid, or enslaved and indentured workers; those at the top, too, thrive on easy mobility (not exhausted by electronic communication and wire transfers) — but theirs is expressed through a vocabulary not of displacement and dispossession but of freedom and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... these slave ships, to the prisoners shipped to the settler colonies, to the mass migrations of industrialisation in the Americas, to the indentured slaves from India, China, and Java, to the trucks and boats leading north across the Mediterranean or the Rio Grande, to oneway tickets from the Philippines...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., slavery, indentured servitude, racism, sexism, nationalist domination, imperialism, all the oppressions, have driven people to communicate, to labor to know one another and strive for solidarity that ranges far beyond their local locales—out of the kitchen, out of the caretaker’s hut, the shop floor, the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pay double the fines imposed by the former act.12 This act, passed by Virginia slave-owning legislators who had yet to fully make the transition from a society dependent upon indentured white labor to one enmeshed in hereditary racial slavery...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... get a wage for 108 Vijay Prashad indentured teachers, on adjuncts who enjoy no security of tenure, and so on teaches our students that the corporate free-market culture is accept- able and that it is rational. As my Trinity colleague Paul Lauter wrote in 2002, “The free...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
... nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, coolies are often understood as lowly workers who were “cast adrift from place, skill and purpose.” 30 Entering into forms of indenture, bondage, and indebtedness with employers, coolies became an underclass of cheap and dispensable human resource for driving...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to serve as indentured nurses, and no one cares when they are shipped home to die. People look the other way when old women walk around with dolls in baby carriages or dress their pets up as children. It is as if the...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Du Bois here.) These global supply chains and the way they are labored, most especially by African slave labor, by the motley crew, and by indentured colonial labor, produced a new kind of collectivity that runs not only along those lines but along and across the ones collectively forged in flight...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... established powers. Events since September 11 have spurred a renewed interest in South Asia and the Islamic world, which globalization, the also has implications for the study of other areas. Indentured previously to national security interests and later to...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... real estate in the Philippines, and this would be possible only if Elizabeth Jackson were a Filipino citizen. According to news reports, Ruiz claimed that “she was kept as an indentured slave for more than one year,” “received payments...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... emancipation by importing indentured laborers from British colonies in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to undercut black demands for equitable wages. As large sugar factories gobble up the smaller plantations, the racialized geogra...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... After emancipation, many freed slaves moved from the plantation to town, augmented by migrants from other islands and by indentured Africans. These groups formed the core of the grass-­roots urban Creoles. . . . The...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015