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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 196–197.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Tavia Nyong’o Social Text has been an important forum for the development of perfor- mance studies, and a productive space for debates around performativity as well. That is probably primarily due to the journal’s hospitability to the development of trans and queer studies (see “Queer and...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 199–202.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrew Ross In this essay Andrew Ross reminisces about the methods and politics of collective production at Social Text in the 1980s and 1990s, recalling the hands-on participation of members of the Social Text collective in tasks like mailing out issues and the weekly meetings at which members...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 131–133.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna McCarthy Believe it or not, today’s content creators can learn a lot from a writer-entrepreneur who was born two hundred years before the founding of Google. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 Honoré de Balzac content strategy productivity digital labor...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
... like the MLA? From gentlemen's club to professional association. Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor 1. www.workplace-gsc.com/features1/watt.html . The Waste Product of Graduate Education TOWARD A DICTATORSHIP OF THE...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jasbir K. Puar; Amit S. Rai Duke University Press 2002 Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots How are gender and sexuality central to the current “war on...
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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Nicole R. Fleetwood Duke University Press 2005 Mediating Youth COMMUNITY-BASED VIDEO PRODUCTION AND THE POLITICS OF RACE AND AUTHENTICITY “We’re in...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., a still-emerging disciplinary field that understands its own organizing category as strategically historical, contextual, and critical. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 On (Our) American Ground Caribbean-Latino-Diasporic Cultural Production and the Postnational “Guantanamera” Ricardo L...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2009
... anxiety and affinity, meeting a desire in the larger population to grasp palpable insecurity, to understand what was happening in a future once imagined as “peace.” © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Seventeen Years, Seventeen Murders Biospectacularity and the Production of Post–Cold War...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the United States. This essay explores Filipino American aesthetic practices that engage with the corporeal and discursive production of the “Filipino” in both America and Filipino America. The essay investigates the implications of Filipino American visual art and artists “returning” to the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sandya Hewamanne The rapid urbanization and industrialization of Katunayake resulting from transnational production at the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and related globalized sociocultural flows affected the lived experiences of citizens in this new urban space in varied ways. The vast majority of FTZ...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2010
... safety, fear, and threat. The analysis works through three different media productions that intersect with contemporary concerns of governance and economy: an advertising spread for clothing, a magazine article about cyber labor in China, and billboard advertisements for storage services. Assessing these...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
... governmentality of leftist academic knowledge production, it suggests that Euro-American journals like Social Text be attentive to their ongoing role in the production and effects of tensions between general theoretical ambition and the particularities of politics located in place. © 2009 Duke University Press...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., state media, and elided spaces of electronics production, the essay develops the notion of “screen postsocialism” to explore the logic of development in contemporary China. In particular, it argues that the Olympic era consolidates a transitional imaginary around outside television forms. This emphasis...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... commission thriller challenges pervasive assumptions about the necessary gravitas of literature in the aftermath of violence. Looking closely at this genre allows us to ask how its forms may help the novel envision productive alternatives to the narrative of silence so intimately linked to the writing of...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... it was not until after the implementation of neoliberal governance policies beginning in the early 1980s that popular crime works began to overshadow the social and historical realist narratives and bildungsromans that dominated African literary production from the late colonial era. Where those...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Philippine Theater, a “drag” production marketed to tourist audiences as “the largest transvestite show in Asia.” The paper suggests that the Film Center can be read as a modern ruin: a spectral environment that elicits a lost sense of optimism and globalism, while inducing feelings of terror and dread by...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Nicholas Gamso This article addresses a crucial dimension of urban development: the recruitment of minority artists in the gentrification of space. The argument is that the production and exploitation of racial difference have underwritten the creative economy’s spurious claims to inclusion and...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... media or explicitly theorized in most queer or trans theory: the move from the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act to the present moment of trans hailing by the US state. Such a trajectory helps map the ways that neoliberal mandates regarding productive, capacitated bodies entrain the trans body to...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of both artistic production and industrial production, so that the creative economy, like and unlike the traditional industrial economy, could operate and proliferate amid the tensions between scarcity and abundance. Labor does not evaporate in the creative economy, but it is only more intricately...