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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Heather Latimer This article discusses Giorgio Agamben's work on “bare life,” or life with no political meaning. It argues that there is a critical absence in Agamben's work when it comes to women and gender, and it examines how the reproductive body complicates his concept of bare life and its...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... globalization of reproductive heteronormativity.” © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Reproductive Heteronormativity and Sexual Violence in the Bangladesh War of 1971 A Discussion with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Nayanika Mookherjee In 1947 the independence of India from British colonial rule...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Alys Eve Weinbaum This article explores the historical continuity between women’s sexual and reproductive exploitation in chattel slavery and in contemporary biocapitalism. It theorizes the centrality of the exploitation of the reproductive body and reproductive processes to the long history...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
...: A leading urbanist argues that when it comes to innovation, place really does matter. Wall Street Journal , 25 September. Feminine Villains, Masculine Heroes, and the Reproduction of Ciudad Juárez I...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-century phoneticians and twentieth-century engineers, who quickly turned to more profitable applications for their devices. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Deaf Jam From Inscription to Reproduction to Information Mara Mills The voice is what is really at stake in modernity...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and reproduction are the products of the ongoing negotiation of social values. This process is undergirded by the work of the imagination: the synthetic and creative quality of mind that allows us to both conceive of social totality and futurity and gain agency within them. (2) Capitalism is a socially destructive...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-disciplining tends to operate through the contradictory entwinement of (worker) reproduction and (institutional) reputation. The article closes with a new figure: that of the “unprofessional,” suggesting that our task is to shift the expectations set by professionalization that our own reproduction can only...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 83–115.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of reproductive labor, the argument is based on an analogy between housework and artistic labor to uncover mutual mechanisms of naturalization and economic disavowal of these types of labor. The author demonstrates that, unlike the ways in which reproductive labor is devalued, the exceptionality of creative work...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rick Maxwell This essay concerns three decades of engagement with themes of labor and class in the pages of Social Text . It identifies common threads and describes dozens of variations that contributors made on these themes. The continuities include: social and cultural reproduction of class; race...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... violence. As antiqueer violence is written in the social as an outlaw practice, I argue, via Frantz Fanon's reading of Hegel, that these forms of violence are not an aberration but are central to the reproduction of liberal democracy in the United States. Against redemption—violence is the province...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bobby Benedicto This article examines the role played by “third world” queer place-making practices in the reproduction of postcolonial dreams of urban and global modernity. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in Manila, the Philippines, the article investigates the transformation...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... neoliberalism operating simultaneously as ideology and agenda and to recognize the consistent denial of reproductive labor that gives the lie to its pretensions. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 S’More Inequality The Neoliberal Marshmallow and the Corporate Reform of Education Bethany Moreton...
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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 (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 95–102.
Published: 01 December 2019
... forms of racialization, social reproduction, and social difference, along with geopolitical dynamics. In fact, logistics is a specific character of contemporary forms of power, and struggles over logistics and its infrastructures are imperial and tied to conflicts over land and livelihoods in a much...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... confinement constitutes a site of neglect where women must fend for themselves to perform reproductive labor as a way to complete their sentence. This practice reveals new forms of social control and state surveillance in which judges, social workers, and penitentiaries determine which women are appropriate...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... distribution. This disability politic, which the author terms crip-of-color critique , foregrounds the utility of disability studies for feminist-of-color theories of gendered and sexual state regulation and ushers racialized reproduction and state violence to the forefront of disability analysis. Copyright...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 47–70.
Published: 01 March 2023
... productive and reproductive labor to US empire. Most important, as R.S.V.P. and Zami restore context, they also generate a system of value in opposition to racial capitalism that does not depend on violence against Black women. racheljcarroll@gmail.com Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 69–95.
Published: 01 December 2022
... mobility came under greater government scrutiny. Pronaf piloted an affective infrastructure that desired to channel border residents’ citizenship and consumption toward the reproduction of the political and economic status quo, eventually setting the stage for neoliberal transition. gflaherty...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 153–179.
Published: 01 December 2022
...? China Miéville's story “Covehithe” mobilizes the literary imagination to depict sunken oil platforms as revenant and reproductive organisms that pose new questions about relationships among humans, nature, and technology, and about the care, responsibility, and politics such forms of life demand...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ahistorical narrative of sound-recording technology as driven by ever-improving “fidelity” in the reproduction of music. The introduction also explores the diverse ways in which sound recording plays a part in contemporary life and argues that each of these is centrally shaped by politics of corporeality...