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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group In our “postfact” society, emotions, mood, and affect have acquired unprecedented political valence. Mood therefore can be repurposed as a hermeneutic for understanding politics and history. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 mood affect hermeneutic...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group A collaboratively written prose poem about activism and feelings. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 affect collectivity hopelessness joy mood You go to the protest; there are pink pussy hats everywhere; you feel excited for new people. And...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group “We Already Know How Fucked Up the World Is” argues that one aspect of the current political mood is a sense that everyone, or at least most people, are aware of the injustices of racial capitalism. One common mode of political discourse is that of exposure. Activists...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 81–110.
Published: 01 December 2018
...”; for example, the speaker wonders “if there is enough space in life for all this gasping.” While gasping might signal a struggle for human life, it is also a figure of other logics of space/time, mood, internal/external states, and structures of desire that defy being understood through a logic of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the speeding up and accelerationist tendency of late capital and some of its critics and in ways that life becomes an asset rather than labor, relegated to slow death, or just disposable as waste. This might direct us to ways of knowing that embrace bodily experience, affect and mood, and the minor...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... institutional respite for us to discuss ideas outside the regular business of producing the journal and negotiating the vicissitudes of academic life. We had planned to take stock of the intellectual direction of the journal, but clearly everyone there needed to talk about the election and our sorry moods in...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in its possibilities. We thus think through the Marxist and Frankfurt school legacies that construct these very conditions, turning toward pleasures, urgencies, affects, and moods as possible means for the project of revising capital. This essay was written collaboratively as part of a book...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... such as computers or television but also, as I shall suggest, technologies of the human sciences such as economics. As a psychic and bodily condition, depression can involve a seem- ingly limitless number of emotions, moods, or corporeal symptoms...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2001
... from “inside” and moves outward toward objects (or, as Heidegger put it, “A mood . . . comes neither from ‘outside’ nor from ‘inside’ 11 Rather, it is strictly and irreducibly relational; it occurs in the “between.” Affects exist in forms of...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... biological (which includes the extent of endurance of the fighters); and finally, and most intriguingly, the psychological. Lawrence writes that this psychological factor considers the capacity for mood of the men, their complexities and mutability...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 161–165.
Published: 01 December 2014
... part of “our process of dealing with all the catastrophes that occur in the lives of people of color, lesbians, and gay men. I have proposed a different understanding of melancholia that does not see it as a pathology or as a self-­absorbed mood...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... designating a concept that is central not only to Marx’s conception of value but also to the material processes that give rise to environmental, indeed planetary, destruction. But neither could we do without the language of affect and mood as we grappled with the sense of being “present” wrapped up in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ways that inquire into how ideology is lived rather than whether it can be exposed and so dispelled. 9 Critical therapy contends with historical and geographical expanse—the worlds created through feeling, atmospheres, and moods in time and space. The knowledges that we draw from collectively...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., aesthetic capitalism points to a shift in branding, moving branding from the auratics of the circulating sign to a matter of things functioning affectively to stir bodily propensities or initiate activation in mood shifts. Here branding seeks to produce a surplus value of “audience effect” or affect...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... quirky drawings. In general, her layered, schematic drawings are nonlinear and allow meaning to accrue by associa- tion. The intrigue and moods of her lyrical animated films and drawings are contingent precisely on their obliqueness...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 109–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Civil Society: Some Conceptual Problems That much is agreed. The problem, however, is in deciding what will happen next in Scotland, now that the mood has changed for the reasons that Andrew Ross describes, and now that a...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 145–153.
Published: 01 March 2018
... disrupt social hierarchy still obtains, the affective labor of the comedic as a socially lubricating mood commandeers comedy to enable the very contradictions and stresses to which it also points. How should we understand comedy differently, and how does comedy stage its own anxiety-producing/alleviating...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
... future.” A successful intervention shows the student that he “is no worse than others in deciding tough problems,” enabling “the decrease of nervo-­psychic stress, improv[ing] the mood, and broaden[ing] the circle of cognitive interests.” Compared with ReGeneration’s handbook, the remedial...