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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shane Vogel This essay develops a theoretical framework of biopolitical performance, or more simply bioperformance , with which to approach the 1957 televised broadcast of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s A Drum Is a Woman . Presented on the drama anthology program The United States Steel Hour...
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Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 1. Kiyan Williams, Dirt Eater (2019). Sculpture. Soil, clay, steel, patina, bricks, wax, Kanekalon, incense, wood and steel armature, 6 × 3 × 3 ft. Installation view, In Practice: Other Objects , Sculpture Center, New York. Photograph by Kyle Knodell. Courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Graham Caldwell, Compound Eye , 2008. Mirrors, steel, and hardware, 92 × 98 × 50 in. Courtesy of G Fine Art More
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Daromir Rudnyckyj This article examines two projects of subjectification that seek to inculcate a will to work that animates contemporary globalization. Based on ethnographic research at Krakatau Steel, one of Indonesia’s largest state-owned companies, the article contrasts the differing...
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Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 2. Kiyan Williams, Dirt Eater (2019). Sculpture and high-definition color video with sound. Soil, clay, steel, patina, bricks, wax, Kanekalon, incense, wood and steel armature, 6 × 3 × 3 ft. Installation view, In Practice: Other Objects , Sculpture Center, New York. Courtesy More
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 95.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Graham Caldwell, Compound Eye , 2008. Mirrors, steel, and hardware, 92 × 98 × 50 in. Courtesy of G Fine Art ...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Figure 1. Kiyan Williams, Dirt Eater (2019). Sculpture. Soil, clay, steel, patina, bricks, wax, Kanekalon, incense, wood and steel armature, 6 × 3 × 3 ft. Installation view, In Practice: Other Objects , Sculpture Center, New York. Photograph by Kyle Knodell. Courtesy of the artist. ...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... The need for coal mining, steel manufacture, and other hard industrial labor as well as road making gave every incentive to maintain the system, especially for companies such as US Steel. 17 The result was “a steady stream of black bodies to the county chain gangs and local plantations.” 18 As W. E...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 11–28.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... With a steel lock rattling against a steel chain, banging against a steel gate, the pastor entered his house of libera- tion. Fifty or so users made their way toward him for the daily sermon. With no television, radio, or newspaper at hand, the pastor’s daily...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... / I’m Ku Klux Klan, I’m a nigger too.”10 While Tricky is ambivalent about other forms of violence, he is openly critical of militarism. “Black Steel,” a cover of Public Enemy’s classic, appears on his first album,Maxinquaye , set to a punk rock beat, and sung by Martina Topley-­Bird. The song...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in South Dakota in 1988); part 3 depicts the factory production of industrial metals (iron, steel, lead, magnesium) and means of transport (bicycles, scooters, automobiles, trains, and ships) (on pages 4 – 6 of the Representing Global Labor...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (2 (155)): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2023
... was only a third of American workers. I had long been a union supporter. I'm from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and we grew up in the shadow of crumbling steel mills. Fredrick Winslow Taylor had conducted his famous timed experiments on the Pennsylvania Dutch labor force there, some of whom were my...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in the attacks on the World Trade Center brought a new wave of terror: a sniper in the Washington suburbs. Not the mass catastrophe produced by tons of collapsing steel and burning jet fuel, the sniper’s campaign wrought massive uncertainty punctuated by randomly chosen, but pre- cisely aimed shots...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 69–95.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... The distinguishing feature of the L-shaped gateway complex was two parallel steel arches that peaked at sixty-four meters and appeared to suspend one of the crossing's rectangular wings above vehicles crossing the border ( fig. 1 ). The arches echoed the bend in the river at the site. They also served...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and balance. Like a vertical merry- go- round, it was suspended on a forty- five-foot axle, which was itself the largest piece of single- span steel ever constructed. This structure supported 140 feet of steel framing on which were...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and psychic estrangement GIs faced on homecoming. Buzz (William Bendix) suffers whenever he hears “monkey music”; the hot jazz screaming from radios, jukeboxes, and nightclubs vibrates the steel plate in his head, leading him...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., it made me feel very bad.8 Durham felt doubly staved at this point in his career. The New York art scene was dominated by a postmodern aesthetic that Durham describes as championing “long, involved text, plastic, and stainless steel...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 35–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... a transsexual. In the meantime, my brain steeled itself: the six-year-old me very scientific. did not give up dolls and pink because he couldn’t. So even though I was never forcibly castrated, even though I never became an MTF (male-to- female) transsexual, I have always considered...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., taken in front of Buckingham Palace in 1978. They are important in our formation of alternative genealogies but, despite their proximity to the Sex Pistols, are curiously absented from the dominant punk rock story.11 Pure Hell — Kenny “Stinker” Gordon-­Vox, Preston “Chip” Morris, Lenny “Steel...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of Highly Effective People into Indonesia’s post-­ Suharto, neoliberalized steel factories, Rudnyckyj shows how the will to work moves in globalization. The overall sense that this special issue gives may be, in the end...