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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 103.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
...—that is not in the Moore and Aveling translation or, according to German scholars I have consulted, in Marx’s original. There are obvious consequences when scholars overlook the vicissitudes of translation. See, for example, the discussion of Marx’s concept of “phantom objectivity” in Gordon, Ghostly Matters —a term...
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Figure 2 The platonic form of the teaching copy: José Esteban Muñoz’s Marx-Engels Reader . Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and mediated communication are—borrowing from Fredric Jameson—“a symbolic vehicle” for, and an object of, progressive critique. Tavia Nyong'o considers how the image of the Internet as a creative commons is belied by Marx's insight into the dominating logic of machinic over human intelligence. Fortunately...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Petrus Liu This essay argues that the figure of the human in Marx is grounded neither in the “essence of man” nor in the metahistorical movement of capital. Instead, the human in Marx offers a moral standpoint based on the equality of human time. This perspective, I argue, is indispensable for our...
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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...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Stefano Harney Michael Brown's article “Ideology and the Metaphysics of Content” ( ST 8, 1983) reminds us of what was at stake in the transition from ideology critique to cultural studies. Through an ethnomethodological close reading of the opening part of Marx's Capital , Brown teaches us...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Camille Robcis This article examines Louis Althusser's writings on China and Maoism in conjunction with his structural rereading of Marx, both of which occurred during the 1960s. In particular, I focus on the role of contradictions, antihumanism, and ideology in Althusser's texts of this period. I...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Thomas Keenan’s rhetorical reading of Marx, it argues that surveillance enacts the figurative trope of catachresis. Just as the commodity is an abstraction of the labor that went into its making, surveillance data is an abstraction of the subject being surveilled. The information commodity supplants...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., is their claim that we need to rethink the relationship between Foucault and Marx so as to return Foucault to a thinker of revolution in all its complexity. The authors then turn to Foucault’s deeply misunderstood involvement in the Iranian Revolution to argue that Foucault did not endorse a conservative...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nikhil Pal Singh In light of recent historiography that increasingly emphasizes the centrality of slavery to the origins of capitalism, this essay returns to Marx, especially Capital , volume 1, to rethink the relationships among capitalist abstraction, violence, and racial differentiation. 49...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Beller This fragment is drawn from The Message Is Murder , a work in progress that includes statistically discrepant readings of Jorge Luis Borges, Alan Turing, and Karl Marx, in addition to the engagements with Claude E. Shannon and Alfred Hitchcock present here. These readings...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 149–175.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rosalind C. Morris Duke University Press 2002 Theses on the Questions of War: History, Media, Terror Why does the history of the East appear as a history of religions? Rosalind C. —Karl Marx...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... it from the famous Manifesto of the Communist Party of 1848, written by Pottier’s German contempo- raries Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, with its final lines: “Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!” (“Proletarians of all countries, unite Social Text 92, Vol. 25, No. 3, Fall 2007...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... human-altered world, our Anthropocene without an anthropos . In a suitably dialectical twist, this illumination of the capital’s infrastructures and their representations comes in a chapter devoted to the time of Marx’s Capital (and of capital). Earlier in his commentary, Jameson sets the stage...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
... with sex. In Marx’s map of the social world, human beings are workers, peasants, or capitalists; that they are also men and women is not seen as very significant.” 11 Rubin understands the field of sexuality studies to be in an agonistic relation to a leftist cultural politics dominated by Marxist...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... by employers and by a culture industry that continually demands what Marx famously called the xth hour of every working day. — Monday, 3 July 2006, 11:02 a.m. Mars and Venus in the Workplace The gods have become workers without the workers...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 85–87.
Published: 01 June 2023
... , 1992 . 3. Aronowitz, False Promises , 275. 2. Aronowitz, False Promises , 276. 1. Aronowitz, False Promises , 275 . It's also likely that our motives for teaching these courses differed quite a bit. Although I now look back on the Marx seminars as critical to my...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
... exploited, dehumanized, and deprived of their “natural and acquired powers” in the way described by Marx in Capital.2 I was attracted to the State Capitalist position on the Soviet Union because...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in a moment of what Fredric Jame- son has characterized as “the becoming cultural of the economic, and the becoming economic of the cultural”7 — one in which, as Arjun Appadurai makes clear, the imagination is at stake as never before.8 Amidst the triumphant crisis of what Marx called “fictitious...