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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by suggesting that, instead of viewing queer theory and Marxism as intellectually incompatible or historically successive projects, we might productively reconceptualize them as subjectless critiques commonly concerned with the problem of social structuration. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., and social structures complicate surveying them about race and ethnicity. Nor is it possible to precisely measure how many of Wikipedia's biographies are about people from indigenous and nondominant ethnic groups, because most articles lack ethnicity information. While it seems that many...
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Social Text (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 industrial...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Minkah Makalani This introduction explores the major themes addressed in this special issue, particularly how racial difference both structures the African diaspora and informs how scholars exploring this social formation engage with modes of knowledge production that reshape diaspora. In this way...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123–141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... as the imbrication of social relations with capitalism, where, as “the development, organization, and expansion of capitalist society pursued essentially racial directions, so too did social ideology. As a material force, then, it could be expected that racialism would inevitably permeate the social structures...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., and other global development banks were forced to adopt a range of neoliberal governance reforms that under- mined the nationalist consensus that structured social relations during the first decades of independence. However tenuous in practice, that consen...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of intimacy that entail new forms of relationality, resisting a socially confined “rights-based” subject. Instead of structures of recognition, the decorporealized matter present in Margolles’s work both represents the biopolitical regulation of life and continues to impress themselves on the living from...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... contradictions inherent in the emerging transnational class of elite Asians whose wealth and cosmopolitanism allow them to disregard the usual limitations of national boundaries and local mores. These novels demonstrate that representations of this social stratum, even when they are depicted as defined...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... present an otherwise, even if it cannot completely disengage from structural inequalities and normative assumptions regarding social reproduction, gender, race, class, sexuality, and citizenship. To that end, the articles in this collection locate and analyze the mediated boundaries of what it means...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eva Cherniavsky This essay asks how the political identity and the domain of civic participation we reference with the term citizenship has been transformed in the contexts of neoliberalism. Michel Foucault famously argues that the subject of a market-centered, neoliberal governance structure...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Anna McCarthy Social Text 's engagement with mass culture, and particularly film, began as a way of rethinking the binaries structuring Marxist cultural criticism. The terms shifted over the years, partly in response to political developments such as the culture wars of the 1990s and partly...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Tariq Jazeel This article uses David Scott's notion of “colonial governmentality” (from Social Text 43) to make a broader postcolonial intervention into the power structures that shape the theoretical rubrics of contemporary critical intellectual work. Advancing an argument about...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The identified shift in global hegemony is seen to produce and issue out of changed structures of lived subjectivity and feeling, social experience and imagination. In this paper I explore the question of disposability and temporal aesthetics—particularly the relation between land, people, and time—in global...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... A significant objective is to bring attention to the ways modalities of social difference, such as race, gender, class, and ability, structure the practices of making and listening to recordings as well as the manners in which we think about those practices. Another purpose is to implode the ultimately...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of the dispossession of Indigenous peoples, to the articulatory present of a US imperial formation. Government and corporate collusion and criminal fraud over Indigenous land title are seen not as a new thing but as a structural component of US economics. It concludes that seeing territory as an analytic provides...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a figurative economy or narrative structure. The debt relation thus indexes something much broader than the sum of money owed. Indeed, it is a broader social relation, production of subjectivity, sleight of hand, and creation of a temporal exception through which US settler modernity functions and continually...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 79–101.
Published: 01 September 2021
... for maintaining life—schools, hospitals, social services—have become increasingly compromised. As such, these novels enable an elaboration of a critical disability politic centered on welfare queen mythology and its attendant structures of state neglect, one that overwrites the punitive logics of public resource...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Juan Llamas-Rodriguez Abstract The US‐Mexico borderlands used to host a wide range of natural and social environments, many of which have become irreversibly altered by the structures built to reinforce geopolitical boundaries. To rethink the form and purpose of these borderlands is a political...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 19–44.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of neutrality. This crisis should be understood as largely a structural product of the third phenomenon: a recomposition of curatorial labor, in which “curatorial” forms of work have proliferated within a more expansive field of social mediation. Figure 1. Number of articles about protest inside...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to make sense of its causes and consequences.1 Ashwin Desai has been documenting the responses of “the poors” to neoliberal economic policies.2 South Africa’s GEAR program has been referred to as a self-imposed structural adjustment program. But as social...