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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... soldiers because they sought to defend themselves from mob violence at the hands of White soldiers and civilians. Despite this, the nation’s strident racism did not prevent Blacks from seeking entry into the armed forces. This article explains why African Americans willingly risked their lives to support...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
... juncture, a cut I perceive in the here and now, a change I want to linger with, that puts the university at risk in the very same gesture that it puts neurodiversity at risk. It is about asking what happens when the turn toward neurodiversity begins to be felt in a way that neurotypicality is truly...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... fiction; his authorial relation to cultures of poverty; and themes such as nostalgia, exploitation, opportunism, pleasure, negative effects, risk, and the enjoyment of difference. The interview was conducted live at the Trashing Performance symposium, during a day of discussions and lectures called...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 17–35.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ). How the rise of single-fication affects the management of death—both those already dead and those at risk of dying in/from solitude—is the subject of this article. Looking at new mortuary practices, new trends in both single and solitary lifestyles, and new initiatives in dealing with suicide, this...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... This article argues that the multiplex economy made multiple tiers of stardom possible so as to shift Hindi cinema away from the high-risk industry that revolved around major stars featuring in action melodramas. The animated visuality—a result of cinematographic and editorial intensifications—was then...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Press 2018 finance cultures of finance derivatives risk In The Long Twentieth Century , Giovanni Arrighi argues that capitalism expands and contracts in cycles, moving from commodity production to finance before relocating to another power center. 1 For some, the shift from manufacture to...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
... ideology.2 Yet the threat is to be met less with ideological clarity (witness how ill-defined freedom and democracy turn out to be) than with meth- odological rigor. A war against all is prosecuted through the protocols of risk management, a technique for converting uncertainty into calculable gain...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... into the familiar vocabu- lary of libidinized economies or materialized desires. Instead I want to foreground how negotiations such as those surrounding the rate card are embedded within specific histories of risk, fantasy, protection, and insur- ance. (Why else is a blessing of the sort Aravani...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
... University Press), which reads gender, sexuality, and grief in twentieth-century Urdu poetic movements. Her current project on risk, insurance, and pensions in South Asia opens with the early East India Company archives and closes with labor movements in contemporary Sri Lanka. ...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the roads lulled the city, anticipating the biggest snowstorm yet to hit New York. As I contemplated the snow squall in twilight, thoughts of Randy drifted by. Climate anomalies were the kind of risk conundrums that fascinated Martin in his last book...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the contraction of kinship networks in tandem with the degradation of existing housing stock can be linked to risk factors relating to residential displacement and homelessness. 58 Allen Feldman ST 68-04 Feldman 10/25/01...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... struck and the bailout monies disbursed, we have heard tales of societies of risk, uncertainty, and nonknowledge whose financial interface lies with the evanescence of the derivative. Derivatives are typically described as a technical feature of finance which is in turn but an accessory to the real...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... both depends on and extends a culture of financialized individualism in which full economic subjectivity means a “care of the self” based on economic “risk management” and the transfor- mation of personal horizons into economic investments.5 Financialization implies the spread of economic...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): np.
Published: 01 December 2003
... is visiting assistant professor at the Annen- berg School for Communication, University of Southern California, where he teaches in the Entertainment Department. He is currently devel- oping a book The World Is Yours: Rap, Risk, and Reward in the Age of Global Capital. Barbara Spindel is a...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... untimely death of one you did not expect to lose so soon can propel you to spin wildly, sink quickly, sigh deeply, become inert, stop loving, drive fast, sleep too long or too little, cry in airplanes, take stock, lose hope, exhaust friends, fear nothing, risk all. It can also make you write madly...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... history of Latin America. Randy Martin is professor and director of the graduate program in arts politics at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. He is author of An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management (Duke University Press). He has also recently coedited...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., when MERNI˙S decen- tralizes power’s effect in the visible bodies of individuals, it also defi nes the individual as an embodiment of society’s risks. And when the source of risks and social problems appears to be the individual, the source of the solution becomes the state. Without acknowledging...