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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 55–72.
Published: 01 September 2006
... examination of the processes shaping their work experiences.1 However, there is little 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...
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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 September 2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Practicing Refusal Collective, a group convened in 2015 by myself and my friend and collaborator Saidiya Hartman. 1 The practice of refusal invoked in the collective’s name signals a rejection of the status quo as livable. It is a refusal to recognize a social order that renders you fundamentally...
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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
... social movement, can be practiced as a space of dense human embodiments and interactions where politics can be reinvigorated. According to one survey, more than 1.2 million people in Hong Kong actually visited the occupied streets during the seventy-nine days of the Umbrella Movement...
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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
... driven by urban social practices. A few dates will serve to indicate how belief is far from being circum- scribed within one sector of society or explained, above all, by a lack of education. Nor is belief limited to the ignorant...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
...–88. Bloomington: Indi- ana University Press. Elwood, Sarah, Michael F. Goodchild, and Daniel Z. Sui. 2012. “Researching Vol- unteered 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
... our century when revolutionary practice, theoretical inquiry and artistic innovation were joined in a manner exemplary and unique.”6 The ele- ments articulated by Social Text have of course been rather different: the journal might be said to track the history of a present conjuncture among...
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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
... (2000, 23) explains, since traffickers. new technologies have enabled the globalization of information and commu- nication, the internal practices of social movements have been altered in the 1990s. The result is...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and district levels the invocation to “tough love” has attained 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...
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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...
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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
... Clinton 1990s—a time not so long ago when 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Ziegler (with 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...