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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pang Laikwan To understand the political meanings of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement as a spontaneous movement beyond its immediate political achievements and as part of a larger global movement that used occupation as a tactic, this article explores related activities happening in social media...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and class; gender and class; the state of the Left and the labor movement; working-class depictions in popular culture as well as in institutional discourses of business and government; commodification and class consciousness. Works also focused on new social movements, post-Fordist or postindustrial...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 131–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Dean Spade This article argues that, in the face of worsening conditions from climate change, enhanced border enforcement, a growing wealth gap, housing crises, and policing, social movements should focus on expanding mutual aid strategies. Mutual aid projects directly address survival needs...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., presents, and futures, the article proposes the move to radical interdependency, which could be legislated by a substantially altered state apparatus during the implementation of a new energy paradigm. Unsurprisingly, land rights, social and multispecies justice, and antiracist social movements are central...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 79–95.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Laura Briggs This article argues for a different academic practice in relation to social movements, asking scholars to be more deliberate about acknowledging the specifically intellectual contributions of activisms. It notes that much of the new theoretical work in the United States...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Tryon P. Woods This essay explores the ethicopolitical context in which black art, black performance, black social movements, and black popular culture find expression. I configure the critical study of hip hop within an accounting of the materiality of antiblack sexual violence in which the modern...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and necessary within broader social movements. To that end, the articles in this collection locate and analyze the mediated boundaries of what it means for individuals and groups to feel and provide care, survive, and even dare to thrive in environments that challenge their very existence. As the traditionally...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 19–44.
Published: 01 June 2023
... ( fig. 1 ). These actions are the most visible tip of an iceberg in which curatorial language and thinking have emerged as a common repertoire across a range of social movements: a curatorial turn for movement cultures. The second phenomenon is a legitimation crisis for cultural institutions’ production...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2022
... dimension of this global climate insurgency that unsettles the dichotomy between rural and urban. It is on the urban terrain, already fissured by racial capitalism but also traversed by antiracist and promigrant movements, that the climate emergency becomes a climate and social justice issue...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the feelings of brown subjects. It examines cultural forms produced under the cloak of migrant rights movements to trace the ethical imperative of Brownness enacted by migrant sounds and visualities of loss. The article focuses on the cultural politics of digital art, music, and social media that theorize...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
... U.S. interventions in open or secret civil wars that would kill millions and devastate civil society through the end of the century. The engagements of the essays in Social Text 's first hundred issues offer an instructive map of engagements with Latin America and a history of critical movements...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
... directly with the politics of the feminist movement, and credits Ellen Willis and Alice Echols, especially, with establishing in the 1980s a Social Text brand of feminism based on constructionism and materialism. The essay traces the engagement of feminist theory with postmodernism in the journal's pages...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 95–102.
Published: 01 December 2019
... addressing global political economy and imperialism. This critical engagement also comes both from academic spaces and from social and labor movements (and of course it crosses and spans those sectors as well). This diversity of radical perspectives and allegiances is additionally interesting because...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 45–73.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of the sociality of the derivative. Such a conjunction allows us to gain a better understanding of how financialization encourages the transformation of social subjects in ways that lend themselves to fascistic dispositions. Far‐right authoritarian actors and movements find sympathy and adherents among people who...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with a discussion of social practice as it pertains to race in cities, situating Walker as a unique figure in this movement for having produced works that aggravate, rather than empower, her audience. Walker’s achievement has revealed the extent to which the debasement of others remains a central component...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to Decolonize would result in them losing “brand recognition” and so affiliation with the broader movement. 16 We responded by organizing a series of teach-ins to more carefully work people through the historical, legal, and social connections between the foreclosures on Black, Asian American, and Latina...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and equality, building on the new phase of the Palestinian national movement within Social Text 112 • Fall 2012 1 5 Israel that has been developing since the 1990s.43 Many in this generation reject...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (2 (67)): 103–125.
Published: 01 June 2001
... as primary, economistic leftists have relegated the new social movements to what they regard as the largely irrelevant cultural sphere. Further, they have attacked cultural politics as “factionalizing, identitarian...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
... by engaged intellectuals trying to forge multi- front responses to conditions of permanent war and right-wing attacks. Their responses are lodged in unevenly related social movements (femi- nist, queer, antiracist), under conditions...