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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group While networked global capitalism is often aestheticized as smooth, continuous, and homogeneous, this system in fact requires asymmetry and discontinuity. We propose the figures of the mine and the port to envision the relationship between extraction and condensation—a...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the nineteenth century, I argue that both James and Oiticica independently discovered its active remains in what I call “the aesthetic sociality of blackness,” the popular practices they encountered among the predominantly black residents of the barrack-yards of Port of Spain and the favelas of Rio de...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... naval base in Valparaíso overlooks the port, and the center of operations for the National Tsunami Warning Sys- tem (SNAM) is tucked safely inside (see fig. 1). The center is under the authority of SHOA (Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... weight of much of its cargo was misre- ported in an attempt to evade regulation on total weight and excise duty.27 Social Text 111 • Summer 2012 13 The ship’s history speaks of both the regulatory structures for free trade...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Immigration: A Conceptual Overview,” Alejandro Portes documents this important syn- thesis, calling into existence a new school of thought that would be aptly titled the “economic sociology of immigration.” According to Portes...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... class status, Cambodians, being refugees and receiving welfare sup- port, are darkened. Yet, despite their contrasting class positions, what they share in com- mon, as suggested in Ong’s writing, the lack of political will to change...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... rush of cool air inside the port of entry beckons pedestrians who desire to cross from Nogales, Sonora, to Nogales, Arizona. Depending on when the authorities decide to become aggressive, lines will extend to about half a block into...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... could happen, the logistics wizards ask, what could conceivably happen to this container full of flat packed IKEA furniture as it journeys from factory to port, as it is hoisted onto a gigantic ship and traverses the ocean, as it is hoisted onto a truck and heads to the warehouse? Only piracy, raids...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... their own members for European goods. Furthermore, Brame villages were in close proximity to the port of Cacheu, where, in the first half of the seventeenth century, European traders active in the “rivers of Guinea” (or today’s...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... increasingly obvious. The Bush administration was obliged to seek resolutions from the U.N. Security Council to build sup- port for a war against Iraq. This entitles one to ask: what about the case of Israel? Flouting U.N. resolutions and...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Empire, with the termination of the British East India Company monopoly in China, and the commencement of free trade. A third convergence I examine is liberal colonial governance of post–Opium War treaty ports in China and the new Crown Colony of...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... assassination in the Kenyan Port Authority’s exhibition grounds that ends it, The Miracle Merchant traces the arc of a dying nationalism as neoliberalism’s market rationalities dismantle the ethos of collective struggle that is signified historically in the Swahili word “uhuru” and that was so central...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... The Middle Passage is a stench. The Brazilian crew of the brig-of-war Olinda had been alerted that a certain illegal slave ship from Ambriz, a port city in northern Angola, had made its transatlantic journey and was looking for a place to anchor along the coast. Summer heat began to ease in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Another group (to which I belonged) came out of the campus cultural and political Left: we sup- ported GSOC, on the grounds that the students did actual work that was of value to the university; that they shared the right of all workers to orga- Post...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 111–123.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., especially by the 1980s, viewed them as ineffective, the Sullivan Principles—guidelines drawn up for companies that were doing business in South Africa to act responsibly by not sup- porting the apartheid regime—were at least a step in the right direction. A serious effort to draft analogous principles...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
... lines of the letter, we learn the date of the letter and the apparent loca- tion of its drafting: “g c mount Robert sport the town,” or the town of Robertsport—sometimes written Robert’s Port—in Grand Cape Mount, the northernmost coastal region of Liberia...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... latent spark, that warms me still And still revives. This with my humble roof Preserve me, son. But, oh! my wounds remain. Thou seest an island desolate and waste; No friendly port nor hopes of gain to tempt...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... cities the most important centers of native resis- tance. It might have been expected that the ports and administrative cen- ters, with their extreme inequalities, their concentrations of indigenous intellectuals, and their embryonic labor movements, would have been the principal incubators of...