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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rick Maxwell This essay concerns three decades of engagement with themes of labor and class in the pages of Social Text . It identifies common threads and describes dozens of variations that contributors made on these themes. The continuities include: social and cultural reproduction of class; race...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liam Connell This essay examines a series of visual representations of illegalized migration in order to consider how they respond to the presence of labor within global systems of economic exchange. Through an examination of the aesthetic qualities of these images it suggests that the worker’s...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Laikwan Pang This paper offers a Marxist analysis of the creative agency conceptualized by the new creative economy. Analyzing the differences and continuities between the creative economy and the traditional industrial economy, I explore how creative labor is selectively invested with the logics...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Andrew Ross Duke University Press 2000 1. Ross 4/24/00 11:21 AM Page 1 The Mental Labor Problem In the winter months of 1998–99, Local 802 of the American Federation Andrew Ross of Musicians...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Tiziana Terranova Duke University Press 2000 2. Terranova 4/24/00 11:22 AM Page 33 Free Labor PRODUCING CULTURE FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY The real...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Mexican immigrants to orga- manifestation nize activism and activities dedicated to their empowerment. As a network organization, Tepeyac coordinates activism, lobbying, and advocacy, and it as Our Lady of provides services to its constituency, including assistance in labor disputes...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Malini Johar Schueller; Ashley Dawson Duke University Press 2007 Academic Labor at the Crossroads? An Interview with Andrew Ross This interview was conducted with Andrew Ross through a series of e-mail Malini Johar exchanges during...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Michael Denning Duke University Press 2007 Representing Global Labor Arise, you prisoners of starvation! Michael Denning Arise, you wretched of the earth! For justice thunders condemnation. A better world’s in birth. No more tradition’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Labor, value, and information emerge on a continuum in the now long history of commodification because commodification was also an incipient digitization. This emergence positions the social as a substrate of what Jonathan Beller calls “computational capital” and...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andy Merrifield Duke University Press 2000 2. merrifield 2/11/00 10:50 AM Page 31 The Urbanization of Labor LIVING-WAGE ACTIVISM IN THE AMERICAN CITY For well over...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Kitty Krupat; Laura Tanenbaum Duke University Press 2002 A Network for Campus Democracy REFLECTIONS ON NYU AND THE ACADEMIC LABOR MOVEMENT At 10:00 A.M. on the morning of 1 March 2001, undergraduates and fac- Kitty Krupat ulty members met at the offices of New York...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Time, labor, and social domination: A reinterpretation of Marx's critical theory . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Rajagopal, Arvind. 1999 . Thinking through emerging markets: Brand logics and the cultural forms of political society in India. Social text no. 60 (fall): 131 -49. Requate...
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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 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... savage social inequality and a bifurcated labor market as individual mental functions whose ideal type is corporate decision making; it also aids the transition to corporate control of education itself. Following this trope from the realm of cultural logic to public policy allows us to watch...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Paul Stephens; Robert Hardwick Weston Free Time is a collection of collaboratively written experimental prose fragments on topics primarily involving labor and leisure. The form of the project ( Denkbilder ) is taken from Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno. Included in this selection is a...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recognition in broader society, the narratives drew on long-standing cultural tropes of bad masters, individual victims, and the home as a site of care that have longer genealogies in slavery and colonialism. As earlier myths of domesticity masked labor relations in colonial and slave economies, so too these...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... over the definition of the Anthropocene. It looks in Fredric Jameson’s treatment of the time of capital, and of the place therein of dead labor, for a clue to critically rethink both these phenomena, revealing their profound affinity in the aporia besetting our thinking of historical agency under...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
... response to changing editorial commitments, which included a turn toward understanding culture as a domain of labor. The launch of the Social Text Web site represents another stage in the journal's ongoing interest in media as a site of leftist critique. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Feminism Livia...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... safety, fear, and threat. The analysis works through three different media productions that intersect with contemporary concerns of governance and economy: an advertising spread for clothing, a magazine article about cyber labor in China, and billboard advertisements for storage services. Assessing these...