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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... biotechnology on the production and circulation of knowledge means that contemporary decolonization movements must learn to speak about living systems, archival materials, and information control all in the same breath. This emergent biocultural paradigm has important consequences not only for archive theorists...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Freestyle is both a musical genre and, as a multitude of fanzines will tell you, a lifestyle. The playwright Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas evoked our teenage surround when he called it a “system of living.” Described as “android descarga” by music critic Peter Shapiro and “a soap...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
...L. Todd Duncan; Kathryne V. Lindberg Duke University Press 2001 ST.03-Duncan/Lindberg 5/24/01 5:53 PM Page 43 The Continuity of Living for Change AN INTERVIEW WITH GRACE LEE...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... at stake in the immanent transvaluation of the values we generate together inside and in spite of the marketizing university. This is a parable, then, to think with what is still a collective work to be done: the collective work of living, thinking, and doing otherwise in the academic ruins. 10...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Carla Marcantonio Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live In is a film whose glossy surface belies its investment in history—cinema’s history, Spain’s history, transnational history. It tracks a correspondence among cinema, transsexuality, and medium specificity through the trope of transgenesis: skin...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 2018 black feminism Black Lives Matter DNA testing The New Jim Crow 2 See Agard-Jones, “Bodies in the System,” for a theorization of “the body and the quasi-human agents that constitute it” (184) within the context of an ongoing ethnography of gender, sexuality, health, and toxicity...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... intimacy that entail new forms of relationality, resisting a socially confined “rights-based” subject. Instead of structures of recognition, the decorporealized matter present in Margolles’s work both represents the biopolitical regulation of life and continues to impress themselves on the living from...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
... many politics of interface that produce a meta domination-­versus-­victim narrative about the human exploitation of nonhuman animal life. Philo- sophical interest in advocacy, ethics, and rights of animals emphasizes how to live in a diversely speciated world, understanding the rationale by which...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
... their distributions. Yet AIDS is far more than death and misery. People live with AIDS and in the shadow of AIDS. And they live in determined ways. Though we say that people have AIDS, AIDS actually happens between people. Or more...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... together by a pervasive sense of precarity and relentless uncertainty that puts meaning and the social itself in question. We suggest that such afterworlds are characteristic of a broader historical moment characterized by the proliferation of disasters that are lived as endemic conditions: mass...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Elijah Adiv Edelman Studies of queer and trans suffering, resilience, care, and vitalities are invariably also investigations into the difficult and painful articulations of lives that feel worth living and deaths that feel okay dying. The notion of resiliency, referring to a conditional state of...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... not transparently reveal the material processes of the living organism as it coexists with other living beings in shared environments. Instead, “immunity,” which existed as a powerful juridical and political concept for almost two thousand years before it was applied to vital contexts, construes the...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... logic of social cooperation, a viral value paradigm that guides social action and agency toward its own endless reproduction and expansion. This implies a struggle over the dialectic of imagination and value. I suggest that imagination is the “living” aspect of “living labor.” (3) Money is capital's...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... refigured ways and forms. Second, in recounting the reinvention of Chinese medicine for living in perfect harmony with disharmonious urban worlds, this essay traces how oneness is actualized as a multiplicitous and generative analytic through entanglements with modernity, science, and biomedicine—all the...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Dominic Johnson Bruce Benderson is a writer who loves the dirt of cities and narrates the lives of those who wear its grit. His writings in fiction and nonfiction have established him as a key figure for thinking about sexuality, class, and the shifting social and cultural circumstances of urban...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Muñoz’s unfinished project. It foregrounds the brownness that structures the queer in order to take seriously the political potential of the comedown from the ecstatic. Accounting for the mundane and quotidian life moments of living in and through the loss of Muñoz, Guzmán argues that brownness is about...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89–107.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jennifer Bajorek This article examines two projects by artists living and working in Nairobi. It asks questions about how these artists are visualizing or otherwise materializing in their work the specificity of their contemporary geopolitical and geocultural situation in relation to capitalism...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... soldiers because they sought to defend themselves from mob violence at the hands of White soldiers and civilians. Despite this, the nation’s strident racism did not prevent Blacks from seeking entry into the armed forces. This article explains why African Americans willingly risked their lives to support...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anne Allison At a moment when the population is declining, marriage and birth rates are down, one-third of people live alone while one-fourth are sixty-five or older, and reports of “lonely death” (of solitary people whose bodies are discovered days, or weeks, after death) are commonplace, the...