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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and investigates how this social space is filled with both political messages and private emotions. By engaging with Hannah Arendt’s differentiation among the public, the social, and the private, this article takes the social seriously and draws our attention to the social as a realm of both discrimination...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... antagonists in this televisual battle by exploring their visual content and production methods in the context of the history of Caracas's barrios and the nation's television industry. On one side, Globovisión, a private cable news channel, commands the loyalty of the nation's middle-class anti-Chávez...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 51–74.
Published: 01 December 2019
... on political imagination can, however, be largely overcome in the spirit of Marx (and Randy Martin) by using the conceptual resources of options theory itself. In options theory, for example, privately produced financial derivatives are priced as though a component of them is synthetic public debt (“risk-free...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), decenters the truth commission into a private space of multiple meanings. These novels challenge the ideal of national disclosure before the law but nonetheless hold out the hope of communicability in a global sphere. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Truth Commission Thrillers Shameem Black...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the soul can be deployed to create the person they purport to describe, by willing political transformation. The individual agent of willpower—“executive function,” in the argot of the cognitive sciences—becomes both the means and the end of school privatization. This body of work offers a way to read...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and disaster relief. Bringing together ethnography and the social study of science and technology, this article illuminates uncertainties inhabiting military protocol in a crisscrossed public-private infrastructural universe. Focusing on the crucial predawn hours when rogue tsunami waves push against...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
... public or private vision of homosexuality by some of its members, can be explored. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Unpacking My Files My Life as a Queer Brigadista José Quiroga I Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., homonormativity and homonationalism, and neoliberalism's privatization and deregulation in cultural spheres. Much of this scholarship tackles post-9/11 economic, political, ideological, and psychic drivers that produce strategic aggregations and disaggregations (to use Jasbir Puar's terminology) of race...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of the public and private. The main function of the idea of corruption and the rules and rituals that arise from it has been to keep the categories of the public and private pure and believable. The homology between the rules regard...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 139–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
...: Cambridge University Press. Weintraub, Jeff. 1997 . The theory and politics of the public/private distinction. In Public and private in thought and practice , edited by Jeff Weintraub and Krishna Kumar. Chicago:University of Chicago Press. World Bank. 1997. Helping countries combat corruption...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
... are interwoven. We attempt here to 2 Martin/Shohat reclaim the multiple sites and manifestations of corruption in our midst and to engage its complexity, its tentacular arms. Corruption entails traffic between an authentic and thereby purifying private interest and a perfectible...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of prosperity enjoyed by the global North. The IMF and World Bank’s reforms impinged on the developmentalist program by demanding cuts to civil service rolls, the end of price-­control regulations, the privatization of parastatals, and the contracting...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 69–81.
Published: 01 June 2013
... by both neoliberal- ism and precarity. What comes up in these explorations is a paradoxical entanglement between the private and the common: subjectivity emerges there less as the instance of intimacy, properness, and interiority than as a terrain torn, or tensed, by new reconfigurations between...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
...- private split that has been the bedrock of traditional liberalism, with its race the interest of and class hierarchies, and implicitly opposed to the concept of a radically situated self that minorities, of necessity, embody.5 In virtually all cases, professionalism...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
... with the tenets of classical liberalism, that the state recognizes and makes visible the “dwelling,” the “home,” and “other private places” to protect “persons” from the state’s own intrusive policing. And then Kennedy argues that this liberty and freedom...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 2000
... east as Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Established in 1901 by privatization of transit mogul Henry Huntington, the Pacific Electric had the distinction of being the most extensive railway system in the United States from its public space, inception...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... first union contract While we do not speak in the name of GSOC-UAW, the authors of covering graduate this essay are members of the union bargaining team. We have been priv- student employees at a ileged to participate in a historic event. Significantly, it is the first time private university...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 131–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
... than by following authority, or sharing things rather than hoarding and protecting private property. These criteria suggest that how movements structure participation can give people new skills for practicing democracy, redistributing material resources, and self-defense. Gelderloos’s second question...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., contingent instructors. Nor, for that matter, do I see the issues facing academics as separable from the problems of the workforce as a whole. Rather, the situation of full-time faculty, especially at private universities, makes strikingly visible a paradox so firmly embedded in American labor relations...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to shut down America’s universities with sit-ins and strikes. Today, American students are beginning to wield their power again, shutting down the 1999 WTO meeting, forcing private prison companies off campus, winning campus living wage policies, and making their schools “sweat-free.” However...