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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Asia and the Pacific as a significant site where we witness a militarized convergence of these arrangements, the essay asks: How is debt a necropolitical regime for those impoverished, gendered racial, and colonized nations and subjects whose promissory notes must be fully repaid with interest? How has...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Settler colonialism depends on a mode of popular sovereignty that serves primarily as a diffusion of the necropolitical power of the colonizing polity rather than as a check on the tyranny of the state. Through a consideration of an assemblage of unlikely contemporary objects—Glenn Beck's 2013 keynote...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “overkill” as a way of apprehending a queer ontology that stands in contrast to the security of an LGBT identity. That the murdered were working class and largely people of color and/or trans/gender nonconforming marks this interpersonal violence as a restaging of larger iterations of necropolitical state...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... compatibility of necropolitical will and conciliatory inclusion that seem emblematic of the current conjuncture, where the sustained project of attrition, devaluation, and disposability under way enacts dispossessive projects in the historical present. 54 Marshall and Godwin, Cooperatives and Rural...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 31–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Knitting. Poetry. Schoolyard sexuality. Trans-necropolitics. These are a few ways to “queer” extraction, a method of resource handling that never brings good news. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 extraction extractive capitalism queer sexuality...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
... resilience strategies but within and through spaces of coalitional action. This approach to radical care and viable life encourages us to rethink how a necropolitics of trans life—lives marked as morally suspect and intrinsically disposable—coexists with a notion of trans vitalities that this article...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Press 2019 necrospeculation necropolitics postemancipation racial capitalism finance slavery redress black studies Who shall unlock the stocks and share? Break the bond the bind unbound—lay bare The Truth. —Lemn Sissay, “The Gilt of Cain,” 2007 The British government, in a...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... about the necropolitical disregard for black bodies and lives, as well as a host of brown, queer, and disabled ones newly targeted by the current regime. 10 Our inquiry dovetails with that one and also extends it geographically and analytically, exploring different national and biopolitical locations...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... does not escape a certain conceptual belatedness with respect to those “repressed topographies of cruelty” that Achille Mbembe has identified in the formulation of “necropolitics.”6 On my reading, the formulation of necropolitics is...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... chain link ever more precise, the no-fly zones better surveilled, the processes more mysterious still. Rosa-Linda Fregoso called the border “a dispersed hemispheric and global terrain,” which in her account and many others is governed by a necropolitical order, the subjugation of life to the power of...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... although one is not per se doing something of value for the world. Further, because of amnesia, a tenuous relation to the past enables weaker public empathic connections to otherness; we become numb, removed from the urgency and sense of pain arising from being devalued. As a necropolitical perspective...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., pleasures, tactility, rhythms, echoes, textures, deaths, morbidity, torture, pain, sensation, and punishment, our necropolitical present-future deems it imperative to rearticulate what queer theory and studies of sexuality have to say about the metatheories and...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... had in mind.12 And yet, there is a certain logic at work here that takes us — and takes us ever again in the place of a never again — to the place where biopolitics and necropolitics meet. In a recent argument, “When Killers Become...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., often deadly, biopolitical, or what he terms “necropolitical,” technologies. These are exercised on the marginalized bodies of those of the Global South and epitomized in the plantation system.9 In this respect...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of privatization and self-­governance. 106 Christensen ∙ African Popular Crime Genres and Neoliberalism Hard-­Boiled Individualism and the Necropolitics of Neoliberalism In his study of the birth of the Francophone African crime novel, Pim Higginson posits that “by...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
...., the exalted Christian messiah). Employing a different grammar, Achille Mbembe has rightly observed that weaponized suicide by racialized, colonized subjects against occupying forces can function as a technology of freedom. Assessing what he terms the necropolitics of contemporary colonial zones...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... instruments of a more calibrated life taking (on which more later). Antiblackness lives in the heart of these policing, work, and welfare (housing, health, education) policies, what now some might call equal measures of sovereign and necropolitical power and biopolitics. And though the recent charge of...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Really, it’s their bread and butter. In the necropolitics of capitalist command—a key modality of “interface” that functions precisely through defacement (of the living, of those who would no doubt prefer to survive)—murder is part of the language of power/capital, meaning precisely that it is at once...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and dif- ferentiation, how do their distinctly local circulations bespeak a subjective zone of what Achille Mbembe calls “necropolitics,” the morbid heterol- ogy of citizenship and sovereignty?2 To address these questions, and to...