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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 5 Sam Hopkins, Tags of Some Services Offered in and around Nairobi . 2012. C-print. Dimensions variable. ©Sam Hopkins. Courtesy of the artist Figure 5. Sam Hopkins, Tags of Some Services Offered in and around Nairobi. 2012. C-print. Dimensions variable. ©Sam Hopkins. Courtesy of the More
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the military imperatives of the very White government that subjected them to the assaults of racism through legal sanction. Central to this problem was the ritual power of civil religion, particularly the role of death in warfare. By risking their lives through military service, African American...
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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 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... simple construction of the indigenous artist as a clever or knowable other. As a carpenter who fixes, joins together, and must confront people and things, Durham forces himself to utilize his own ambivalence about representation in the service of liberation. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Jimmie...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 25–51.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of their informational content. In these situations, sound becomes indistinguishable from violence itself. Drawing on the experiences of Iraqi civilians and US military service members, the essay claims that the ontologies of violence and sound have similarly directional and omnidirectional...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... serves as a widely recognized touchstone for this revivification of interest in the will. But the marshmallow test is more than a handy synecdoche for the cold new logic behind shrinking public services and the burgeoning apparatus of surveillance and accountability. It also shows how the sciences of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the algorithmic density that swirls around us? To what degree does the epistemic thrust of empire haunt our willful actions in this age of digital self-fashioning? All this willed discernment, calculation, adjustment, and particularizing in the name of and in service to a divinity that shall...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 29–55.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Madhu Dubey This article examines the political implications of the resurgence of biological concepts of race at the turn of the twenty-first century, especially as these are viewed through the prism of science fiction. Current racial science purportedly recognizes racial difference in the service...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... may be deployed in the service of university transnationalism. Theater's “Edifice Complex” (the rampant infrastructural expansion of theater facilities and MFA-driven ethos since the late 1960s) is comparable to the global university's “Outpost Complex” (the construction of overseas campuses geared...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 125.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Durbar, India, 1903. The carriage of H. H. the Maharaja of Rewah (center) is parked at a festival in honor of the coronation of Edward VII. Bain News Services, digital print from glass negative, 5 x 7 inches, Bain Collection, Library of Congress...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that a surgeon would kill for, your mouth for transfiguration, enunciation, you were kind to me. At the end of each year you held a memorial service for the cadavers. Afterlife believers or not, they would all be cremated. The fuss about the body interred is not the same as about the body...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
... who had come of age in the 1980s, the intervention could encompass multiple historical ironies. Mr. Díaz himself had passed his teenaged years in the leftist Sandinista army, fighting the U.S.-backed contras and translating CNN broadcasts for the Sandinista intelligence service. A nominal...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... terms. Even the RDP, which has fre- quently been referenced as a revolutionary economic program, was being shaped by neoliberal efforts to establish the state in the role of monitoring service delivery rather than implementing services. In the...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
... multihued population has managed to unite around the wage-relation. Here, community and church groups have joined hands with emerging militant unions like the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) in a...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... special issue, demands a rethinking of some well-established explanatory frameworks. Argu- ments developed in the 1990s about economic restructuring posit that the shifts from manufacturing to finance and specialized services in cities like New York have transformed them...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): np.
Published: 01 March 2007
... writing in 1996. Among the many honors he has received at the University of Colorado are the President’s University Service Award (1987), Robert L. Stearns Alumni Award for Service (1988), the Thomas Jefferson Award (1990), the Col- lege of Arts and Sciences Award for Best Writing in the Social...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... program was implemented to train local residents in maintaining the infrastructure, as well as in administering the financial aspects of the service delivery system. A community management committee and tech- nical committee for maintenance and repair were established. This initia...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... society. MERNI˙S was designed to eliminate repetition and inconsistencies in the state’s information systems and to consolidate various kinds of information on its citizens. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, this one-numbered system supplies perfect, rapid, and reliable services...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., has been involved in immigration issues and civil rights on Long Island for more than a decade. Prior to his work on Long Island, Claffey worked as a missionary in Panama for eighteen years. Starting in the mid-1990s, he was the director of the Immigrant Services Department of...