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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 3. Natural gas – powered barbecue stations at Ümraniye Millet Bahçesi (Garden of the Nation), operated by AKP-led Ümraniye District Municipality. Photograph by Sinan Erensü. More
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 75–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Minority by the Israeli State, 1948 –1970 ON THE NATURE, TRANSFORMATION, AND CONSTRAINTS OF COLLABORATION Although widely acknowledged as a universal...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Ernst Haeckel, “Chiroptera.” Lithograph from Kunstformen der Natur ( Art Forms of Nature , 1904). More
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., it is asked, did Sloane's natural history profit from its engagement with African slavery, and upon what techniques did it depend for its authoritative depiction of plant species? Of special interest is the relationship between description and illustration in his published Natural History of Jamaica (1707...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
... lie two approaches toward the word culture : (1) gaining mastery over one's natural surroundings and human nature; and (2) caring for and preserving nature that the human power simultaneously destroys. These approaches are not without negative aspects: American culture, based on the idea of taming...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
... as a historical epoch and as human beings' increasing technical mastery over nature. In its historical sense, the Enlightenment has been victorious in the United States, where free and equal citizens engage in market exchanges as free agents, without feudal and precapitalist residues. Examining the concept...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Inderpal Grewal; Dipin Kaur; Sasha Sabherwal Abstract This article examines the shifting nature of patriarchy and gender among Sikhs in Indian Punjab through the 1980s and into the 1990s in relation to the Indian state's counterinsurgent policies and practices. The authors’ research reveals...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., it makes visible and intelligible some unarticulated and unarticulable assumptions about bioscience as a natural and exclusive framework for comprehending and addressing HIV/AIDS. In particular, it suggests that the bioscientific paradigm “immunity,” which lies at the very center of HIV/AIDS, might...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ashley Dawson Social Text contributors have approached the environmental crises of the last several decades by exploring the constitution of a second nature. If, that is, the environment furnishes particular societies with a specific set of obstacles and possibilities, this original natural realm...
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Published: 01 June 2023
Figure 1. Number of articles about protest inside or directly outside museums and galleries, January 2000 – December 2021, in the EBSCO Art Full Text archive, the Guardian , and New York Times . My thanks to Jennie Williams for her Natural Language Processing work to produce this timeline. More
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of global finance, to name a few, as parts of the same story. Yet in leaning on bioscientific discourses that explain disease causality as naturally occurring within individual bodies (which may also be aggregated into populations), they concomitantly assume that boundaries we use to divide up the world...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 53–79.
Published: 01 March 2024
... clay performances, this article builds toward an ecocritical framework that takes account of the literal dimensions of what might otherwise fall into the trappings of an abstract, conceptual affinity. That is, existing as conceptually closer to nonhuman nature carries duties and responsibilities, labor...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... skin. We move, we act by not seeing, by not watching how we move. Nothing is more alien to us than the transparent bodies of box jellyfish. Our sensibility is turned outward. Our feet are long and set parallel; they are made to move on ahead. Nature is revealed to us through movement...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 169–170.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Stanley Aronowitz, Randy Martin, Sohnya Sayres, and Toby Miller discuss the reasons why Social Text is not a peer-reviewed journal and shed light on the nature of collective meetings. The conversation around the submissions and commissions at the meetings was ephemeral but also constituted...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Haraway, are “fleshly material-semiotic presences”: not a metaphor, a substitute or surrogate, and at the same time not the name of a discrete material otherness (what sometimes gets called nature). Their designation as both material and semiotic suggests a way to think about this case as a meaningful...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Eric Estuar Reyes The presence of Filipinos as corporeal and discursive subjects within both America and Asian America has long been contested. On one hand, the dynamic juridical status of Filipinos in America has ranged from American colonial subjects and American nationals to naturalized...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Text contributors tended to do after 1989, the authors reflect upon the dynamic and historically contingent nature of revolutionary consciousness, change, and culture that is ongoing. © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Racial Politics (in the United States) Roopali Mukherjee In the spring...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the Third World imagined a decolonizing world system, which allowed them to rethink culture and humanity as historical categories. To describe the nature of the world system of decolonization, I consider three foundational works that saw print following the historic Bandung Conference in 1955: Frantz...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ashley Dawson Contemporary modes of biopolitical manipulation and commodification entail a radically new political economy of nature, a wholesale shift from the laws of biological evolution and development that have subtended much of the temporal imagination of modernity. In place of the notions...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... description of the nature of political exclusion, and Julia Kristeva’s work on abjection, I locate this abject capital at the intersection of cultural logics of capitalist exchange and consumer aesthetics. Quarantined in exceptional spaces like the retail or wholesale Dumpster, its economic and cultural value...