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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... elaborates the historical, theoretical, and ethnographic components of the field school’s activities through the student’s daily activities. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 The Israel/Palestine Field School Decoloniality and the Geopolitics of Knowledge Alex Lubin, Les W. Field, Melanie K. Yazzie...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 67–78.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ella Shohat Ella Shohat 2002 Area Studies, Gender Studies, and the Cartographies of Knowledge Soon after September 11, the media resumed their habitual attack on Ella Shohat...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Malini Johar Schueller Duke University Press 2007 Area Studies and Multicultural Imperialism The Projec t of Decolonizing Knowledge Security. Surveillance. Diversity. Balance. These have been the contradic- Malini...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Knowledge in El Salvador Ellen Moodie Skulls rise. Then shins. Then kneecaps. Then fingers. Toes. Teeth. Jum- bled fragments soon to be assembled by forensic anthropologists into a stiff mimesis of body space once inhabited so carelessly. In late January 1999, dozens of journalists...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (i.e., sound-in-time); the other, digital, storing and conveying in binary form information for (re)producing sound (i.e., sound-in-knowledge). Analyzing the production of sound along the same lines as Harry Braverman's analysis of manufacturing and automation, the article treats the phonograph and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” seed bank as an autonomous, self-organizing archive that embraces entropy in its biological, knowledge-sharing, and sociopolitical dimensions. I argue that, in addition to constructing an antihegemonic model of archival practice, this seed bank initiative teaches us that the growing influence of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and others seek to spread the word about the terrible things that the state is doing—about murders by police or about the effects of big pharma or the agricultural-industrial complex, for instance—on the assumption that knowledge of these things will make people angry and that people will then be...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and beyond the institution. It is about becoming attentive to the ways in which the production of knowledge in the register of the neurotypical has always been resisted and queered despite the fact that neurotypical forms of knowledge are rarely addressed or defined as such. It is about exploring a...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Eng-Beng Lim This essay considers the phenomenon of the global university, particularly the trend of setting up satellite campuses, or “outposts,” in Asia and the Middle East. It tracks the global university as part of the Western university's international knowledge system and its connection to...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
... governmentality of leftist academic knowledge production, it suggests that Euro-American journals like Social Text be attentive to their ongoing role in the production and effects of tensions between general theoretical ambition and the particularities of politics located in place. © 2009 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
...–1725), which featured intricate depictions of hundreds of specimens. Sloane's visualization of plant species was informed by specific early modern philosophies of nature and knowledge. Baconian dogmas about empiricism notwithstanding, botanical authority was constituted as much through the naturalist's...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... labor, and on theorizing “nonindustrial” informational work of symbol makers and symbol users (a.k.a. “immaterial labor,” “no-collar workers,” “knowledge workers,” “creative labor,” or “mental labor”). © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism Livia Tenzer When I was working at the...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 176.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Reflecting on the role of literature in Social Text , John Brenkman, Stanley Aronowitz, Sohnya Sayres, and Andrew Ross discuss the vision of the journal as a hybrid between a political review and a literary magazine. They touch on literature as a form of social knowledge, the relationship between...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... human as two discrete categories, this introduction—and the special issue it accompanies—do not assume either concept as a pre-established object of knowledge; China is considered as a method of inquiry in itself. This introductory essay provides a conceptual and historical map for examining both China...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., adjunctifying professoriate, casualized instruction, knowledge factory, and the global university. As an interventionist journal of tendency, work published over the past thirty years has considered responses along intersecting organizational registers of the professional association, industrial union and party...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and military actors who seek to promote specific forms of knowledge—statistical versus qualitative—about war. This essay points to the sedimentation of colonial practices around affection and disaffection, and of colonial intimacy in these counterinsurgency practices. By drawing on the writings and...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... quite vital in a world that seeks leverage upon every aspect of the self, detailing wants, needs, and fears with the click of a mouse and building consumer profiles that promise a transcendent form of knowledge? To what extent does Tylor’s scene of writing resonate with the experience of corresponding...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2014
... social life. The coauthors emphasize Muñoz’s commitment to both the production of minoritarian knowledge and the thought of plural singularity, or what this issue as a whole indexes with the name “Being With.” © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... limits of scientific knowledge, we extend social analysis into the rift between the technologically desired and the forgotten in order to open up an undiscussed realm of the technopolitical. We use the Chilean case to develop the concept of infrastructural drift, which we define as the behaviors and...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... structures of violence might allow for a way of thinking about the invaluable, or the outside of value, and how the lives of women in the life are informed by that knowledge even when, and perhaps because, they are at such close proximity to death. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 serial murder...