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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group While networked global capitalism is often aestheticized as smooth, continuous, and homogeneous, this system in fact requires asymmetry and discontinuity. We propose the figures of the mine and the port to envision the relationship between extraction and condensation—a...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... some of this project. we protect the project with our open hands. the architect is in mining and we dispossess him. we protect the project by handing. let’s bust the project up. let’s love the project. can the projects be loved? we love the projects. let’s move the projects. we project the...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 133–134.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Kipnis Duke University Press 2007 An Incomplete Exchange Two weeks before she died, I got a long e-mail from Ellen about a book of Laura Kipnis mine that had just been published and that I’d sent her a few weeks prior...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
....) Sitting in a Comfort Inn suite high above Michigan Avenue, practic- ing for the lecture and hearing a voice that was mine and not mine — the choice of those passages felt wrong. It was a decision to speak about emo- tion, to take up emotion as an object of analysis, and to do so in the voice of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and associate direc- tor of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. Recent and forthcoming publications include “The Mute and the Unspeakable: Political Subjectivity, Violent Crime, and ‘the Sexual Thing’ in a South African Mining Community,” in Law...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... presses like a mountain range of carbon credits on the global South, on the coltan mines and forced recyclers, the toxic waste, the surveilled, bombed, reported on, headlined, and unmentioned, as more machines of visualization are built and more visualizations are deployed to tick the machine, the World...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Emergent Semantics.” 3. The metaphysical distinction between Western and indigenous maps does not reflect the fact that colonists used Native American and African maps to deter- mine relative position and direction and that they incorporated that...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... looks like a nail. 3 Alternatively, if all you are is a network of supercomputers hosting artificial intelligence routines using machine learning algorthims to mine hundreds of millions of NSA phone metadata records and cross-reference them against the seven quadrillion images we have posted on the...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 127–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... clodders like it, but this one is mine! 1 Bollas, Being a Character , 19 . 2 Hammerness and Moore, Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life . Interestingly, although Harvard University owns the copyright to the book (one of the coauthors teaches at the medical school), the publisher is...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... wants to escape the salt mines just to end up the queen of punishing rigor? Who wants to serve the queen of punishing rigor? Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick reminds us of the queer power of “transformational shame,” but Cheryl Clarke also warns us about the “failure to transform.” 5 When does shaming...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 143–151.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... What is somewhat less clear is the extent to which the Blair government, like Clinton’s “New” Democratic Party, is simply a continuation of the same proscarcity neoliberal policies under- mining the public realm while...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Dubofsky and Warren Van Tine in their biography of John L. Lewis.1 Amid these circumstances, the United Mine Workers succeeded in organizing nearly every one of America’s 700,000 mine workers in the early 1930s. Moreover, the UMW refused to rely on NLRB union elec- tions and enforcement through 1960...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the wind fling? I hate your knucklebone! The child cries. She sees Kant on his bookshelf. V When I was a child I saw the sea burn. I need to tell you this. How often I have written that line, no page to put it on, no voice to mark it mine. On the Indian Ocean...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... mining company, he finds that Paragonia has been taken over by a military coup, ravaged by a greedy gang of army generals, and is suffering from generalized unemployment due to the generals’ inability to start up the country’s mining industry...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and wild animals also exterminated the tsetse fly parasite in many areas, opening them up to settlement.44 Among other things, the European settlers cut the land into crop farms, cattle ranches, and mines, settled...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Xiashuixi village in Shanxi, was hailed as a hero for ridding this poor coal-mining area of its local tyrant. Of Xiashuixi’s 25,000-strong population, 20,996 signed a petition pleading for clemency on Zhang’s behalf. Their...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... subcultural resonance by the end of the decade, by which point it had also become relatively associated with urban youth.13 Thus, by 1951, C. V. Bothma could refer to the tsotsi as the index of a “society of the adolescent.”14 And government reports could blame violent crime in the mines of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
... fragments of bodies, or collections of bodies) to be controlled or mined. If thinking visuality as infrastructure is useful, then, as a way of bypassing representational approaches, it is also enables a historical narrative about the changing historical conditions of visuality: the multiplication...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 125–144.
Published: 01 June 2006
... him to the safety of Cairo six months earlier. . . . When Said’s father had given up on Palestine as a place, my father was wounded. (218, emphasis mine) Once again Said’s writing is reduced to the status of rhetoric, even though the perspective is changed. Benvenisti continues...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
... (nonnationalist) solidarity and longs for the possibility of an animist liberation theology building a globe-girdling, ecological solidarity movement, drawing together fisher-folk in India, with, say, indigenous Guatemalans fighting mining. 6 Or, alternatively, she points to the work of feminist networks...