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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... with emergent forms of white predation to revitalize the noir genre as the antidote to contemporary modes of predation and exploitation associated with neoliberalism. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Virtual Predators Neoliberal Loss and Human Futures in the Cinema of Pedophilia Gillian Harkins...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and the undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... loss would prefigure a kind of loss that has, in a strange way, become a routine form of crisis in the digital age any more than he could have dialed the lost book in the hope of hearing it ring. I am referring to the kind of crisis that often begins with a plopping sound, as when an iPhone slips out...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jennifer C. Nash Abstract This article develops the idea of slow loss as a relationship to time, space, and feeling that Black feminist theory has described in distinctive ways, helping readers to consider both Black female subjectivity and the stakes of Black feminist theory anew. This article...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 7–27.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: The changing social value of children . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Žižek, Slavoj. 1989 . The sublime object of ideology . London: Verso. Going “Home” ADOPTION, LOSS...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 13–24.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Joshua Chambers-Letson Thinking with the work of José Esteban Muñoz, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Pedro Almodóvar’s film All about My Mother , this essay traces a series of transplants, organs, and acts of compensation that occur within all three in order to explore the question of how to address a loss...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 141–146.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michael Ralph The tendency for hip-hop enthusiasts to measure the genre against an imaginary golden age evidences a curious brand of nostalgia: a mixture of homesickness, loss, and longing that coheres in the angst of a generation. Meanwhile rappers and politicians blame each other for the demise...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... animals , towards the treatment of people as animals . When humans turn other humans into vermin beings, as preparation for annihilating them using weapons befitting “problem animals.” At issue is not merely an indifference toward the pain, killing, or loss of those so “othered,” but their transformation...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in the film, melds political and cinematic memory to resurrect traces of repressed histories and absent bodies, allowing Almodóvar to build a transtemporal and transnational allegorical universe that moves against the grain of the loss of history that cinema’s digital transformation purportedly represents...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of 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 (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... continue to discuss the term) is an institutional formation, which occasionally and hubristically imagines its reach in other areas, both touching and being touched by “the real.” Thinking with and through the work of José Esteban Muñoz, whose loss has created a rupture in our utopian impulses, this essay...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Kris Manjapra In 2015 the British government finally finished paying off the Slavery Abolition Act loan. For 180 years it had serviced debt created by the massive public borrowing of 1835, which was used to compensate British slave owners for the loss of their “slave property” during emancipation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... unaccountable. It looks to countersovereign and aesthetic practices that attempt to account for the dead, the disappeared, and the noncitizen and to widen the range of possibilities for calculating loss and gain, for giving a proper, unsettling account of the here and now. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... generative and procedural as it produces investments in neoliberal subjectivity, property, and territoriality—and their loss—to ensure that the originary colonization of Indigenous peoples in North America remains the condition of possibility for settler colonial social relations. Copyright © 2018 Duke...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of housing, transport, health, schooling, employment, environment, and food supply, it also created feelings of waste, loss, and loneliness. All the pieces draw inspiration from a range of urban projects such as the Hot City Collective in New York, the Workers’ Stories Project in Glasgow, the Black Lives...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the object appears suddenly yet has always already been present and in which the disappearance of the object is marked by a turn toward a future that is never in reach. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 subject object loss time/temporality touch First, there was something just...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to visit Korea with their adopted children. It was clearly my baby daughter who was making connections for them, for these encounters usually started out with them declaring that she was “so cute!” As these incidents grew in number, I felt increasingly at a loss as to how to respond. I...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... against future loss are leveraged and marketed yet again through risk. Risk offers speculators the possibilities envisioned through leverag- Risky Subjects 31 ing, through borrowing on a future...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of the incommunica- bility of his loss, to share out with and for each other, and him. “Death is indissociable from community,” Nancy writes in The Inoperative Com- munity, “for it is through death that the community reveals itself — and reciprocally...