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Social Text (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 (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Lisa Cartwright Duke University Press 2003 Photographs of “Waiting Children” THE TRANSNATIONAL ADOPTION MARKET This essay considers the place of visual media, specifically child portrait Lisa Cartwright...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Samantha King Duke University Press 2001 Alperson, M. 1995 . Corporate giving strategies that add business value . New York: Conference Board. Altman, R. 1996 . Waking up/fighting back:The politics of breast cancer . Boston: Little, Brown &Co. Arnott, N. 1994 . Marketing...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert W. Gehl This paper argues that the failure of MySpace and the rise of Facebook in the social networking site market is due in part to the degrees in which either site associates users, technology, and marketers into a successful “real software abstraction.” Real software abstraction is a...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 51–74.
Published: 01 December 2019
... accumulated by securing its convertibility back into money—its “liquidity.” The opposite, financial illiquidity is capital disaccumulation in Marx’s sense. It follows that the acceptability of capital accumulation depends on making financial market illiquidity politically unimaginable. This limitation on...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Martin Savransky Written in the wake of the strike action that has seen academics and students across more than sixty UK universities create new interstices and alliances against the marketization of higher education and its generalized forms of impoverishment, this parabolic article experiments...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the unpaid sites of family and community into the paid labor market during second-wave feminism (coupled with an unprecedented privileging of commercial values with the emergence of neoliberal market fundamentalism) has been the social problem of a care deficit. What sociologist Lynn S. Chancer has...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... economic and cultural value is paradoxically evacuated and preserved in the imprint of its absence from the market and as such is conferred upon those goods remaining upon the shelves. Exception and abjection, therefore, respectively describe the biopolitical and affective dimensions of waste and the...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shameem Black This article examines how twenty-first-century Anglophone digital art, arts marketing, and tourist discourse in South Korea address the problem of reconciliation after mass violence. At the turn of the new millennium, the arts have been enlisted by governments and tourist agencies to...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... past and present, as a corollary of institutional corporatization, and heed the call for a more sincere alliance between theater and performance studies. The essay is also a call for the arts and humanities in general to confront the market and global logics of knowledge production; it argues that we...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of those structures following the 2016 election, I detail the qualities of this intoxicated, carnivalesque, free-market affect, outline its affiliation with the aggressive return of white nationalism, and make an argument for a determined return to a pre-twentieth-century archive in American studies...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... contradictions of the socialist market economy (even the description is an oxymoron) that are not as yet clearly recognizable. These figures of the human do not appear necessarily as human figures. They are not so much representations of new social types as they are hysterical symptoms of a new society: like...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... freight, which command quite different treatment in narratives of market freedom, is undermined by the visual blending of the worker’s body with cargo. In reading these images through the figure of the ghost, the essay argues that the commoditization of labor power is made explicit by the reappearance of...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 17–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... paranoid readings have only grown more complex in the post-Soviet era, as changing strategies of state power, a growing orientation toward the global market, and the increasing availability of digital technologies enable more open criticism of the state in art and render criticism itself suspect. Drawing...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... order, and state authority to interrogate the twinned problematics of individuated self-interest as elucidated by neoliberal ideals of economic self-government and governmental capacity to secure public welfare and security in the wake of market-driven structural adjustment programs. With a focus on...
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Social Text (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 (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-profit therapies conjure a self-disciplining will as leverage on willfulness that is aimed at future market success. By contrast, public assistance deems the internally controlling will, as well as the future, absent. This article considers processes of “re-willing” that are mediated by mental health...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eva Cherniavsky This essay asks how the political identity and the domain of civic participation we reference with the term citizenship has been transformed in the contexts of neoliberalism. Michel Foucault famously argues that the subject of a market-centered, neoliberal governance structure is...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... historical epoch and as human beings' increasing technical mastery over nature. In its historical sense, the Enlightenment has been victorious in the United States, where free and equal citizens engage in market exchanges as free agents, without feudal and precapitalist residues. Examining the concept of...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... poetics across the Americas. Across the nineties and into the new century, writers turned to the new subjects of globalization, questioning the logic and markets of development, and the new discourses of neoliberalism in the hemisphere. In more recent years, contributors explored the cultural archives of...