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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of violence might allow for a way of thinking about the invaluable, or the outside of value, and how the lives of women in the life are informed by that knowledge even when, and perhaps because, they are at such close proximity to death. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 serial murder black women...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... The Murder of Michael Brown Reading the Ferguson Grand Jury Transcript Nicholas Mirzoeff The murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York, at the hands of police in the summer of 2014 opened a new moment of protest and political action in the United...
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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 (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., was accused of seventeen murders. The episode occurred at a key political conjuncture, at the end of a brutal decade in which staggering crime rates belied the Central American country's claim to an internationally lauded “peace.” The El Directo biospectacle emerged from the convergence of a widely shared...
Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 6 The Progenitor murders Monstress. Legion Lost , no. 11. Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art by Olivier Coipel and Andy Lanning More
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Stanley This article examines forms of queer (non)sociality I call near life that are forced to exist, as nonexistence, outside the bounds of possessive humanism. Through a reading of the brutal murders and disarticulation of a number of trans/queer people, I suggest the legal category...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 67–89.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that begin or transform globalization. I have selected three extreme bodyscapes to analyze in this text: the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, decapitations related to drug trafficking, and the mutilations suffered by certain migrants as they travel through Mexico to the United States...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., civilian free-fire “no-fire” zones, and detention camps where the minority and the rabble were compressed in the same tortured, raped, murdered, and disappeared bodies. The thousands of disappeared, executed and buried in secret graves commemorated the terminal conversion of the classifiable minority...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrick Deer The embrace of the city in ruins was a familiar rallying cry of punk music. From Public Image Limited’s evocation of an urban subject murdered in the countryside while “the cassette played poptones,” to the Clash’s raucous calls for “a riot of our own,” to dub-influenced declarations...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Catherine Fung This article cross-reads the 2005 trial of Chai Soua Vang, a Hmong American man who was convicted of murdering six Caucasian hunters in Wisconsin, with the 2008 film Gran Torino , a story of a Korean War veteran who mentors a Hmong American teenager. An examination of the trial...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Krista Lynes The violence in Mexico is frequently signified in documentary images by the visibility of the corpse, which abstracts the social conditions of disenfranchisement and vulnerability parsed unevenly on the basis of gender and sexuality. Specifically with respect to missing and murdered...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and others seek to spread the word about the terrible things that the state is doing—about murders by police or about the effects of big pharma or the agricultural-industrial complex, for instance—on the assumption that knowledge of these things will make people angry and that people will then be motivated...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 83–101.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Michael Mandiberg; Robin D. G. Kelley; Jayna Brown; Tavia Nyong'o Abstract This eclectic set of essays includes work about Zoom, the murder by police of Rayshard Brooks, blackness and public space, and black joy and uchromatism. mmandiberg@gc.cuny.edu rdkelley@history.ucla.edu jbrow572...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... is impatient, aggressive, and destructive. It satisfies itself not in the oblivion of sexual intimacy but in murderous bloodletting. Almost invariably, it demands that the accused confess — and, moreover, that she or he impli- cate others. In this manner...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... a sustained intervention in the function of financial/computational media as part of the quest for liberation and a sustainable communism. References Beller Jonathan . 2017 . The Message Is Murder: Substrates of Computational Capital . London : Pluto . Dyer-Witheford Nick . 2013...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 97–107.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... For the right-wing New Democracy (ND) governing party, the murder was deemed an arbitrary act by an individual policeman. For the leading opposition socialist party (PASOK), it was proof of ND’s failure in Social Text 101 • Vol. 27, No. 4 • Winter 2009...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... novel, depicts the abduction and sexual abuse of a seven-year-old boy and the disappear- ance and murder of a nineteen-year-old girl within a gentrifying Bos- ton neighborhood. Both the book and the film explore how these events impact three Irish American men: Sean Devine (Kevin Bacon), upwardly...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Nanjing Massacre, the mass murder of three hundred thousand Chinese within a matter of six weeks.1 It has a distinct visual style: wide screen, black and white with a brownish hue, shallow focus throughout. It transposes human figures in near and medium shots onto an expansive and depthless canvas...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... States. In these very same years, Ida B. Wells was leading an urgent civil rights movement to end the public, ritualized murder of Blacks by White lynch mobs. By the time members of the NAACP were courting the US military in 1917, the state murder of Black people had proceeded as a strident reprimand...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
... production of anonymous seriality in the murders of young women workers at maquiladoras (“golden mills”) in Juarez, Mexico; to take another example, they mimic the “Gap” cloth- ing chain graphic on stickers placed next to automated teller...