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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Suisman This article reframes the history of recorded sound to take phonographs and player-pianos into account on more or less equal terms. It argues that the two technologies developed in complementary, dialectical relation to each other: one analog, storing and conveying an acoustic event...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... subgenre associated with popular culture, the thriller has rarely been considered a serious player in discussions of literature in the aftermath of atrocity. However, as a space in which the mystifications of conspiracy meet the imperatives of transitional justice, the newly emergent subgenre of the truth...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 37–58.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., and the Revision of Baseball’s Racial History Adrian Burgos Jr. Still Waiting The National Baseball Hall of Fame’s special election on the Negro Leagues in 2006 resulted in the induction of seventeen players and execu- tives. Media coverage focused as much on who was excluded...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Board. Mullen, J. 1997 . Performance-based corporate philanthropy: How “giving smart” can further corporate goals. Public Relations Quarterly (summer): 42 -48. Myers, G. 2000 . A dubious cast of characters. New York Daily News , 17 April, 64 . National Football League. 1999a . NFL players...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2000
... received direct support from the transnational corporate and professional communities. French athletic stars of immigrant background like the tennis player Yannick Noah, the light-heavyweight boxer Anaclet Wamba, and the...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... coins? Yes, the farming that workers do takes place in cyberspace, where they participate in multiplayer online role-­playing games, or MMOs, such as World of Warcraft. Millions of players participate in this fantasy world of combat and adventure...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... initially by the allegations and later felony charges Wahneema of rape and sexual offense against three student athletes. The accuser Lubiano, and was a town resident hired to perform as an erotic dancer at a team party. Michael Hardt The athletes were players on the school’s highly...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... population of Trinidad was, in part, an attempt to “civilize” that population and, at the same time, to demonstrate its relative incivility. What interests James, however, is the way cricket, when taken up by the black players, becomes a means not only to prove their capacity to perform British...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... technology, Suisman demonstrates that the player-piano was equally, and at times surpassingly, a dynamic force shaping concepts of the relationship between sound and modernity. Because player-piano rolls, anticipating computer punch cards, were an...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... when the members of Grupo Unión discuss hiring baseball players to play in the 134 Decena/Gray stadium they have built — they are reproducing themselves with paid Starting with workers. We would like to compare this to your short, Cybraceros, about...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... for herself as one of the main players in freestyle. Freestyle is both a musical genre and, as a multitude of fanzines will tell you, a lifestyle. The playwright Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas evoked our teenage surround when he called it a “system of living.”1 Described as “android...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... within which individuals and corporations can avoid taxation within the structure of the law. The expertise or financial status required to take advantage of tax loopholes creates two classes: those with access to the loophole and those without. As financial players take on a larger role in shaping the...
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Social Text (1 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
... integrated Major League clubs. Yet, as Burgos notes, for African American and Afro-Latino ball- players, “a sense of shared struggle was not automatic.” At times, African American players accused their dark-complexioned Afro-Latino counter- parts of denying their color. Teammates thus had to reconcile...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... leagues as surveillance and outreach. The documents map parks where cricket and soccer are usually played with the ethnic and national characteristics of the players. Similar mapping projects were revealed with information about ethnic hot spots, including cafes, restaurants, and public places. The list...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 105–121.
Published: 01 September 2000
... perpetually to communities invites a settlement between dominant players such that the choose between majority need not be threatened by the presence of minorities. If the Mus- lim minority is protected by the closure of its borders, that...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., WINEP made its bid to become a major player in U.S. Middle East policy discussions by issuing a report entitled Building for Peace: An American Strategy for the Middle East. The report urged the incoming administration to “resist pressures for a procedural breakthrough [on Palestinian-Israeli peace...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... rich account of this often tense social arena, music from CD- and tape-players constitutes the acoustic architecture of a 6 Hirschkind and Larkin • Introduction heterogeneous moral and political space, materially defining the boundar- ies and shapes of the built...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 92–93.
Published: 01 September 2009
... goal-oriented “European” style of team play that they hope will facilitate recruitment by NCAA and NBA and profes- sional league franchises from around the world, young athletes rehearse aspirations to become professional basketball players by elaborating upon and enhancing the signature...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
...), where, despite the fact that coaches insist on a goal-oriented “European” style of team play that they hope will facilitate recruitment by NCAA and NBA and profes- sional league franchises from around the world, young athletes rehearse aspirations to become professional basketball players by...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 2009
... NBA and profes- sional league franchises from around the world, young athletes rehearse aspirations to become professional basketball players by elaborating upon and enhancing the signature moves of their favorite African American basketball players, who they’ve seen in DVDs...