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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... research on the social practices and spaces where day laborers seek employment. This essay draws on fieldwork of primarily Latino immigrant men,2 who looked for work as day laborers at an infor- mal street-corner site in Brooklyn, New York. I explore the less obvious functions and purposes for the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This militarizing of society that has constitutively marked modern state formation shapes social disciplining of individuals and the regulation of social structures. The article exemplifies how this has given rise to a discourse of martial races, which in turn shades social practices from the...
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Social Text (1 December 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
... witnessing the mingling of the private and the public does not necessarily mean mutual corruption and jeopardy. Instead, I think we can further explore whether the social, both in social media and in social movement, can be practiced as a space of dense human embodiments and interactions where politics can...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... are especially brittle, breaking off cleanly as the contingencies of their unstable bodies intervene. Here, the enduring temporality of the social is secondary to practices of being between emergence and collapse. Addressing sociality here is not a romantic celebration of precarity or resilient...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the nineteenth century, I argue that both James and Oiticica independently discovered its active remains in what I call “the aesthetic sociality of blackness,” the popular practices they encountered among the predominantly black residents of the barrack-yards of Port of Spain and the favelas of Rio de...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
... continuous infor- mational fl ows. But the characteristic that perhaps best defi nes the closing of the millennium is the everyday experience of uncertainty—uncertainty driven by urban social practices. A few...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Bodenhamer David J. Corrigan John Harris Trevor M. , 76 – 88 . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Elwood Sarah Goodchild Michael F. Sui Daniel Z. . 2012 . “Researching Volunteered Geographic Information: Spatial Data, Geographic Research, and New Social Practice...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2002
... demonstrated the “bankruptcy of liberalism as the dominant ideology of the Western countries,” they sensed a need for “a new journal devoted to problems in theory, particularly in the area of culture and ide- ological practices.” For Social Text, they stress, “the dialectical framework of the Marxian...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 230.
Published: 01 September 2009
... collective editorial orientation but also something of a “prospectus” of its potential horizon of inquiry, then one might suggest that part of its project has been to theorize social text through collective critical practice, through the concatenation of applications and recalibrations of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... something of a “prospectus” of its potential horizon of inquiry, then one might suggest that part of its project has been to theorize social text through collective critical practice, through the concatenation of applications and recalibrations of the phrase. The monumental three...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... internal practices of social movements have been altered in the 1990s. The result is that the style of communication and the strategy of the leaders of these movements are transformed as they adjust to the require- ments of the new technological model. For example, the marches of the...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... widespread support. We are witnessing the abrogation, both in practice and in rhetoric, of the tradition of social promotion whereby students moved through the system without acquiring academic skills. Having proven unable to pro...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Swati Ghosh Duke University Press 2005 Surveillance in Decolonized Social Space THE CASE OF SEX WORKERS IN BENGAL In depicting contemporary panopticism, Roy Boyne has identifi ed danger Swati Ghosh as the single most effective cause of surveillance...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 71–73.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the “reciprocity of practice,” as it is phrased in the collectively authored essay on the aesthetics of Language poetry that appeared in Social Text 19/20 (1988). As is obvious throughout this anniversary issue, collectiv­...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 215–218.
Published: 01 September 2009
... emotions (or of sexuality, race — the list could go on), it employs the method of social and cultural history to narrate the historical transformation of an idea or practice, the actual definition of which it gives over to some other discipline to properly define. Such studies are...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Randy Martin The massive capital bailout launched in 2008 proceeded on a threat that without it “there would be no economy.” What if that turned out to be the case? Capital had claimed economy as the name of its social relations: the task here is to explore what social logic is disclosed through...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 69–97.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the social con- Christopher sensus rendered “the ballot box and the box office [as] one”1—the ensem- Holmes Smith ble of aspirations and practices that constitute hip-hop culture became accepted as common-sense elements of the American experience. In this article, I describe this process of...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... photographs by Timm Rauter). 1997 . Eigenes Leben: Ausflüge in die unbekannte Gesellschaft, in der wir leben . Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck. Biehl, João. 1999 . Other life: AIDS,biopolitics, and subjectivity in Brazil's zones of social abandonment . Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Dissertation Services...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
... criminalization and policing. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 art culture industries taste arts funding artistic labor graffiti art washing social practice We now come to a potential impasse in a project that has begun on the side of cognitive mapping, decolonial accounting, financial...