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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 131–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Dean Spade This article argues that, in the face of worsening conditions from climate change, enhanced border enforcement, a growing wealth gap, housing crises, and policing, social movements should focus on expanding mutual aid strategies. Mutual aid projects directly address survival needs...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... a common cause. After state governments implemented austerity measures in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, people organized to care for those who were left in the cold. In Spain, the Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca provides access to fair housing and social rents through mutual aid...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
... sandy.grande@uconn.edu Julia.f.bernal@gmail.com rdevore54@gmail.com jenM11@unm.edu Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 care colonialism COVID-19 pandemic Indigenous survivance mutual aid Cedric J. Robinson argues that racism is not a character of an era, consigned...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 77–103.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and Bone: The Basis of Movement Is Our People, a Disability Justice Primer . 2n d ed. Berkely, CA : Sins Invalid , 2019 . Spade Dean . “ Solidarity Not Charity: Mutual Aid for Mobilization and Survival .” Social Text , no. 142 ( 2020 ): 131 – 51 . Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 157–164.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., an important protest movement, the extent of its actions, strategy, and vision are to clamor for change and reform from the very states and corporations that drive and profit from socioecological and climate harm. What I am in favor of and excited about is the extraordinary rise of mutual aid networks...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 9–20.
Published: 01 September 2002
... The Bronx and Brooklyn short life on To these self-movements, the force of law is therefore losing its power, if earth, admitted its its power is understood as its ability to limit the politics of what Kropotkin own mortality in called mutual aid...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 1–5.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to carceral formations of all kinds, the relentless persecutions and killings and the impunity that make them possible; they call for justice not just repair; they speak of abolition, the return of stolen lands, food and health care for all; they build forms of mutual aid and creative kinship, claim new...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
... over the course of the last three decades. In a variety of contexts (international aid, human services agencies, and grassroots health care), “self-help” has long referred not to individual self-improvement practices but to cooperative efforts for mutually improved conditions on the part...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2021
... pipeline while policing dissent from students and labor protests. Yes, the removal of the box is a win, but we recognize the missed opportunity to build mutual aid. What if a student of any group—and students are also often workers on campus—took seriously historian and scholar Barbara Ransby's...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... movements, uniting socialist and labor parties, trade and industrial unions, and a variety of working-class mutual aid societies and voluntary associations. But the songs of the movement — not only Pottier and Degeyter’s...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... practice love, solidarity, and mutual aid between ourselves while actively decentering cis subjectivities, perceptions, and erotic economies, refusing assimilationist attempts at fixing the trans subject. 5 At times this looks like creating networks of care or kinship, and sometimes this might look like...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and ethnic back- NGOs to mediate grounds, to respect for one’s elders, to the protection one expects from one’s superiors, to informal networks of mutual aid, to motherhood, to the cult of between diverse saints, to witchcraft, to mediumship, to charismatic gifts...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the last year. They came together in different places and at different times to haunt the powers that have been pushing austerity into our lives, communities, and commons. Self-help groups, mutual aid societies, and food banks for the poor in neighborhoods across cities in the global North and South have...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... deconstructed, its hegemony challenged, and its attendant universals successfully refused. The name China becomes synonymous with human difference, which the theoretical tenets of post- ­structuralism compel us to affirm.The human and the Chinese appear to be mutually exclusive terms, as though we must...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... that continue to serve immigrants today began as mutual aid and philanthropic organizations to serve the waves of immigrants to the city at the turn of the twentieth century. Each immigrant group also forms its Social Text 88, Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2006 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2006-007  © 2006...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...- able. Predictable, even. The Dumpsters represent a shared geography and the basis of a friendly little gift economy to boot (not to mention a kind of mutual aid network — a modest safety net, as I’ll note in the next section). The material wealth we...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as they are Social Text 98 • Spring 2009 6 1 mutually mediated by global social, economic, and political forces. This argument forces explicit recognition of the significance of local processes of racialization in Ghana. I believe that such processes...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2014
... — that was enacting modes of creative defiance to homophobia, HIV/AIDS, racism, policing, and poverty. So of course I was glued to the tube whenever the “heart-­throb” HIV-­positive activist, and his handsome African-­American boyfriend, Sean Sasser, came on-screen. The entrance of Pedro onto The Real World...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... remained tenants, often as sharecroppers. 53 In this context, traditions of Black farmers’ activism and community-based organization established mutual aid counterpublics. Consumer and farming cooperatives were among the most enduring strategies through which Black agriculturalists and African American...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... desires and arrangements that, in antagonistic conjunction with Mrs. Rouse’s aspirations, articulate their collective life. The forms of solidarity and mutual aid that Mrs. Rouse offers depend on collaborative...