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Social Text (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 (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...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 15–36.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of the 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 (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... pernicious. Because they are humans, the students in the MyRichUncle 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...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Hyperbolic Thinking.” boundary 2 27 , no. 4 : 1 – 35 . Jung Moon-Ho . 2006 . Coolies and Cane: Sugar in the Age of Emancipation . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Kale Madhavi . 1998 . Fragments of Empire: Capital, Slavery, and Indian Indentured Labor Migration...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... into fighting the First Opium War in coastal China; sponsoring the Niger expedition in western Africa; funding 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...
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Social Text (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 (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... whiteness that would disavow its dependence on slavery and coloniality. Or, let’s tell it differently. Struggles against colonization, slavery, indentured servitude, racism, sexism, nationalist domination, imperialism, all the oppressions, have driven people to communicate, to labor to know one another...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 flexibility. Is there a comparative advantage for Caribbean nations...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 to the Gulf...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Lisa . The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba . Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 2008 . Zetter Roger . “ More Labels, Fewer Refugees: Remaking the Refugee Label in an Era of Globalization .” Journal of Refugee Studies 20 , no. 2 ( 2007...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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, applied English com- mon...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of the convergence of academic and corporate cultures. The assault on campus unions that try to provide a living wage for the workers, on graduate student unions that try to get a wage for 108 Vijay Prashad indentured teachers...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 from these lines—the archive of curves...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to survive in the interstices of the city. The white landlords respond to black intransigence after emancipation by importing indentured laborers from British colonies in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to undercut black demands...
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Social Text (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 (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for the study of other areas. Indentured previously to national security interests and later to global capital, area studies has not central challenge been able to claim its own territory as a critical form of knowledge. The recent skepticism...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the government enforces group suicides/murders of the population’s oldest and weakest. Immigrants are brought into England to serve as indentured nurses, and no one cares when they are shipped home to die. People look the other way...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... status was explicitly raced, gendered, and sexed within a household ontology of rule via privatized violence formally backed by state power, even as wage labor (and even indentured servitude) was increasingly becoming nationalized and linked to a realm of public, social standing, and state protection...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., and prosperity for some people have entailed the displacement, brutalization, and hunger of others: the taking of lands and removal of Indigenous peoples, the abduction and enslavement of African peoples, and various forms of indenture, forced labor, and migration. This historical foundation has not been...