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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pang Laikwan To understand the political meanings of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement as a spontaneous movement beyond its immediate political achievements and as part of a larger global movement that used occupation as a tactic, this article explores related activities happening in social media and...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 9–33.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Staatssicherheit im Fokus Prenzlauer Berg . Leipzig: Reclam Verlag. Boyer, Dominic. 2000a . Spirit and system: Mass media,journalism, and the dialectics of modern German intellectual culture. Ph.D. diss. , University of Chicago. ____. 2000b . On the sedimentation and accreditation of social knowledges of...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Michael J. Shapiro Duke University Press 2005 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Every Move You Make: Bodies, Surveillance, and Media Every move you make, every vow you take...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind; Brian Larkin In this introduction and special issue we examine the role of contemporary media in the formation of religious communities, in particular when religious subjects, practices, and arguments are structured and enabled by processes of conflict and contestation, and by...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles Hirschkind The great attention given to death and the afterlife within the popular media of the Islamic movement is a sign for many in the West of a diseased Muslim culture, one preoccupied with violence and destruction, and inexorably epitomized in the figure of the suicide bomber. In this...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Maria José A. de Abreu This essay examines what a seemingly trivial bodily reaction such as goose bumps tells us about the relation between spirituality, technology, and voice. Based on ethnographic research, the article examines the media ministry of a Brazilian priest named Padre Marcelo Rossi...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 99–125.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Barbara Spindel Duke University Press 2003 Conservatism as the “Sensible Middle” THE INDEPENDENT WOMEN’S FORUM, POLITICS, AND THE MEDIA During...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 11 Autonomy Cube . Trevor Paglen, 2015–, mixed media Figure 11. Autonomy Cube. Trevor Paglen, 2015–, mixed media More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1 Balzac would approve of the way this Demand Media writer thinks of the labor process. Screenshot courtesy of the author Figure 1. Balzac would approve of the way this Demand Media writer thinks of the labor process. Screenshot courtesy of the author More
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... positions what we think of as “media” as media of capitalism, that is, racial capitalism. Marginality, disposability, and the colonization of what Neferti X. M. Tadiar calls “life-time” is an increasingly universal condition. The forceful implication here is that a radical, decolonial left must add a...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... “civil society.” It also reconsiders questions about the political role of mass media—to what extent are citizens manipulated as objects of the television media, and can they become subject-participants in their own representation? Finally, this study provides a critical examination of the formally...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Amy Villarejo What can critical theory, from Theodor Adorno to contemporary writers on the relationship between capitalism and digital media, tell us about the specific form or medium that is television? This article undertakes a two-step answer to this question, first by locating television as a...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... offered as a kind of riposte to Marshall McLuhan’s formulation “The medium is the message” at a moment when it has become even more undeniable that the media (linguistic, visual, computational, financial) are the media of racial capitalism. The Message Is Murder is itself part of an investigation of what...
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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...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... over the years might be described as heuristic rather than categorical: an ongoing, dialogic effort to limn an arena of investigation, rather than the attempt to define once and for all an aspect of a broader social field. Alondra Nelson revisits “The New Right and Media,” an article from Social Text's...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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 (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... dynamic “interocular” field where apparitions, print media, and their painted spin-offs cycle seamlessly into each other. Additionally, the murals refract different scales and modes of visuality ranging from the evidentiary and bureaucratic State-seeing to the hypervisibility of media “spotlights” that...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Martijn Oosterbaan This article explores the ways in which Pentecostal media, especially electro-acoustic media, are integrated in the everyday life of a favela in Rio de Janeiro. It argues that the popularity of Pentecostal radio has to be understood in relation to the sociocultural meaning of...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
...-press pamphlet. The article concentrates on three contemporary small-press projects of nondoctrinal communist persuasion: Unpopular Books, 56a Archive, and Infopool. Against the anemic image of political media as “counterinformation,” the article seeks to develop an expanded understanding of the...