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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Harris’s critique of the reproduction of racial property in Brown , this article illustrates how Myriad ’s “desegregation” of the genome reinstantiated and mutated a legal grammar of racialized dispossession in property. By dismantling one type of biological property in the form of gene patents, the Court...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 101–121.
Published: 01 September 2008
... properties whereby religious movements are articulated. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Ahmed Deedat and the Form of Islamic Evangelism Brian Larkin A presumption guiding this analysis is that religious movements are con- stituted through communicative acts — practices of mediation...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
... property, and cultural impropriety define, adjudicate, and support some fashion-copying practices while stigmatizing others. This essay begins with a historical perspective of fashion copynorms. It then examines one case study — a dispute between a small ecoconscious design firm, Feral Childe, and a large...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the jet age, civic mobilizations against airport noise revealed jurisdictional gaps between airspace and ground; noise, in providing the basis for airspace territory and property, produces the atmospheric as space. By the end of the 1960s the category of noise pollution was established as a legal...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of subjection, property, commerce, and territoriality. The conception of economies of dispossession introduced in this essay draws attention to the overriding importance of rationalities of abstraction and commensurability for racial capitalism. The essay problematizes the ways in which dispossession...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., property, indebtedness, and jurisprudence continue to impinge upon and be contested or negotiated by Indigenous and Black peoples today but also how these shape political, economic, and social formations more broadly and variously manifest between past and present tense. It is precisely the coexistence...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... generative and procedural as it produces investments in neoliberal subjectivity, property, and territoriality—and their loss—to ensure that the originary colonization of Indigenous peoples in North America remains the condition of possibility for settler colonial social relations. Copyright © 2018 Duke...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Kris Manjapra In 2015 the British government finally finished paying off the Slavery Abolition Act loan. For 180 years it had serviced debt created by the massive public borrowing of 1835, which was used to compensate British slave owners for the loss of their “slave property” during emancipation...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Neferti X. M. Tadiar Recent scholarly works have described the perceived shift from liberalism to neoliberalism in terms of a shift in the logic of constitution of forms of personhood and governmentality from one constructed around rights and property to another constructed around risk and security...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 27–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... but not abject. Not propertied but shared out, burning and brown. Something else: an unfinished conversation about mothers. It was another thought, a branching out. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Untitled Jennifer Doyle “The sentence is ruined as soon as I enter it.” That sentence floats...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 141–162.
Published: 01 June 2003
... and ancient history, the meaning of national sovereignty, private property claims, and ways of belonging connected to everyday life all come into play in claims to Jeru- salem and its homes. Organizing these claims in terms of cultural property debates reveals how various assertions and sentiments...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... text.1 The book is now approached as a mutable arrangement of conceptual, tactile, visual, tex- tual, spatial, and temporal properties. But is it possible to discern a poli- tics of the book if the book is considered no longer only as a vehicle for content but as a complex object? Jacques...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... is as much a question of historiographical method and political practice as it is a means of discern- ing the legitimate ordering and transmission of property, money, right, and debt. In other words, there is no ideal-­typical capitalism that dissolves...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and for what social life is made together. The Middle Fix In simple terms, the history of private property’s march in the United States is that, for labor, property is eliminated from the sphere of produc...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 73–92.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and began to rapidly transfer these properties to its Jewish citizens through circuitous and varied legal means. 10 Edward would, of course, become internationally known as an exilic intellectual, living and teaching in New York City for most of his adult life until his death from cancer in September...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... blackness precisely as opening up an alternate imaginary of the sacred from which also opens up other worlds. Here blackness indexes sacrality without property and without sovereignty, thus activating other modes of dwelling on and with the earth, other modes of knowing that we might call “abyssal...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
...  Tangible Commodity In the production of intellectual property, the input is not tangible raw material but intangible knowledge, ideas, or expressions, which are provided by the creative worker and transformed via technological media- tion into commodities — whether something as “simple...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and on the property in the Black Jacobins. All of this was also going on in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries at a time when, as James notes, most of our families in Italy and across Europe, as we might say, “still only knew the bell tower.” This logisticality—the quantum finding, this hapticality...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 171–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Harris’s essay, “Whiteness as Property,” charts the convergence of U.S. racial formation with property rights and the doctrines of liberalism. Harris argues that an unacknowledged “property interest in whiteness . . . forms the background against which legal...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . “Mayor Says Tax Rise Has Helped Balance Current Budget.” New York Times , 4 December 2002. ____. 2002d . “Mayor Signs Property Tax Increase into Law.” New York Times , 3 December 2002. ____. 2003 . “Mayor's Budget Plan Relies on Help from Albany and Labor.” New York Times , 29 January 2003...