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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 153–179.
Published: 01 December 2022
... 2022 infrastructural inversion intertextuality energy humanities Jacques Cousteau China Miéville Bridges, roads, and buildings live longer than most humans and promise to continue to matter after our death. —Hannah Appel, Nikhil Anand, and Akhil Gupta, “Introduction: Temporality...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2013
... infidelity and rumormongering elucidates local representations of race and gender. In a broader sense, this soap opera shows how moral inversion and poetic indirection are at the center of Ghanaian theatrical performance and interpretation, giving insight into how Ghanaian performers and audiences imagine...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Adriana Michele Campos Johnson Drawing on the recent infrastructural turn in the social sciences, this article proposes that we understand visuality in terms of infrastructure. In this context, a distinction can be posed between films of thick visuality and others of thin visuality. While...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the narrative of irreversibility that dominates this discourse appears to occlude any horizon of disalienation, a process that has frequently been conceived as a kind of inversion or reversal. The ultra-humanism, so to speak, of the Anthropocene, where natural-historical agency is ascribed to humanity...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Joan Lubin; Jeanne Vaccaro Abstract Is sexology over? What does one do with its history, at once a seemingly remote relic and a persistent logic of biopolitics today? “Sexology and Its Afterlives” begins from the premise that the history of sexology lives in the infrastructures of the present...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 19–44.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and heritage institutions has a movement context. From 2007, we can identify a turn in which traditional museum-like forms — galleries, archives, libraries, fixed displays — appear more and more consistently as part of the frontline infrastructure of direct-action mobilizations. The 2006 – 12 global wave...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that no longer have belonging in the world, like the light from stars, they make impossible temporal journeys of inscription and erasure. In their captured state, fossils attest to the improbable arrest of dying in the right geomorphic place and leaving a good fossil trace, but they also attest to the inverse...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of global transportation. As I emphasize in relation to Melanie Jackson’s work below, the infrastructures of contemporary logistics are organized precisely to eliminate the spaces where the laborer’s body might legitimately appear. Yet the attention to labor’s embodiment seeks to indicate that, when...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to include other forms of care that push back against structural disadvantage. 8 This issue examines the care strategies used by individuals and groups across historical periods and in different parts of the world when institutions and infrastructures break down, fail, or neglect. Reciprocity...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89–107.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ways. The ingenuity with which this and other local experiences of contemporary capitalism are being expressed and represented both in work produced for export on global markets and in projects undertaken with and for local people living in Nairobi’s slums suggests the inverse of the Jamesonian...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... disposition to care , as both noun and verb. This deep context helps us account for the rise of a statist, ameliorative new liberalism at the turn of the century and the building of a midcentury apparatus of “white care”: a surround of institutions and infrastructure dedicated to the education, health...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... histories of our becoming in the pages to follow. The final contribution to our special issue, Junaid Rana’s “The Racial Infrastructure of the Terror-Industrial Complex,” offers a timely contribution toward an ethnography of American empire that suggests how global structures and practices of race...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 69–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... for capitalism's organization of space and production. Waste crises are also the forcing house of powerful community infrastructures, catalytic moments of massive social mobilizations. 7 In my research on the Neapolitan case, I have argued that the embodied experience of contamination has caused a political...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... crucial to attend to the spe- cific historical contexts that brought such networks into existence and that enable them to persist. Terrorist networks, like all networks, must be treated both as material social infrastructures and metaphorical totalities. Given the inherent multiplicity...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... reproduction in the interests of capital accumulation and its social reproduction. Medical experimentation, crime statistics, debt peonage, labor market manipulation, rent harvesting, infrastructural exclusion, and financial speculation—the racial differentiation thought extrinsic to capitalism’s postslavery...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the determining site of the cinematic enterprise. But for large capital to be pushed through the multiplex infrastructure so that huge profits could be claimed, the industry needed reliable bearers of the responsibility—as Amitabh Bachchan was in the 1970s and 1980s—among available male stars. But as discussed...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ear that it heard “live,” unmodified talk. (To engineer, by definition, means “to contrive” as well as “to construct AT&T grew to become the largest company in the world. Its campaign for “universal service,” the constraints of infrastructure, and price regulation by the U.S. government...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... merely to reframe the question of gentrification from one of achievement, growth, and creativity to one of disinvestment, displacement, and class conflict. Yet, as the rather baffling durability of the creative class theory suggests, these problems cannot be reduced to an inversion in critical analysis...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is the final goal of every racist or nationalistic politics: here, again, the refugees are “rapists.” 23 Racial otherness is self-evident: while in Yugoslav, for decades, with nonalignment foreign policy and “friendship” with the peoples of the Third World, racial difference was not important (or, inversely...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is reading this statement as an inversion, an appearance that obscures true conditions. Hier werden alle Verhältnisse umgedreht! (Here all relations become turned around!) —Hannah Arendt · · · Marginalia, however, remain different. Unlike the cotton wads of the epigraph, they refuse...
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