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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... earlier British colonial histories, and even narrating Blackness as surplus in the context of neoliberalizing urban US space. 7 In addition, global Model Minority discourse also tends to emphasize a cosmopolitan Asian diasporic sensibility that can reconsolidate settler colonial erasures. 8 In this...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-producing practices of social experience of surplus populations that are at once the consequence and means of new forms of value production in the financialized global economy. I consider the differences between the aesthetics of dilation and the aesthetics of abidance as attempts by Jia and Mendoza...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 race racism violence Marx Marxism labor value slavery primitive accumulation surplus population Many of the black carpenters were freemen. Things seemed to be going on very well. All at once, the white carpenters knocked off, and said they would...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 35–50.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., appropriation, the control over distribution, and receipt of surplus value.28 Given current capitalist class processes, capitalists are the appropriators of surplus value that is pro- the surplus that duced by productive labor. In U.S. corporations, the boards of directors are legally responsible for the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... some muddy rut in the middle of a downpour in the middle of nowhere, desperately trying to gain traction. You may come to a “rolling stop” at the stop sign on your way to the movies, or you may practice what Laura Kipnis calls “surplus monogamy” on your conveniently frequent business trips. You bend...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... for eighteen hours a day?’ ” For Goldman, “the traffic in women” thus names neither an immoral set of behaviors nor a particular instance of victim- critical work. ization. Rather, it names a gendered extraction of surplus value from sex...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2013
... whose internal balance can be held in account through common growth and individual prosperity. As a category of inclusion, the term permits differences generated by inequality, unem- ployment, surplus populations, or that between labor and capital to be contained and unified as matters of degree...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... have sustained the intense round of accumula- tion of the last three decades, contemporary capitalism is driven to ever-­ more-­extreme modes of extracting surplus value. The collapse of the credit bubble and the turn to harsh fiscal austerity are important and much discussed aspects of this...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 41–61.
Published: 01 June 2018
... conceptualization of settler colonialism as a “logic of elimination” whose dominant feature is the acquisition of land (via the elimination of the Indigenous population and its replacement with the settler population) rather than the surplus value derived from mixing native labor with land. As such, for Wolfe...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... tourism while managing residual and surplus populations by participating in the national “tough on crime” practices of policing and incarceration. The book’s fictional “East Buckingham,” which refers to Charles- town geographically but...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... to use the stalled administrative capacities of the postwelfare state and addressing the surplus population created through the restructuring of labor markets. “The state built itself by building prisons fashioned from surpluses that the newly...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...” (790).27 A capitalist economy, Marx believed, requires a dispensable “industrial reserve army”—a “relative surplus pop- ulation”—as a condition for its own growth, as a condition for “expanded accumulation” (ibid The system literally feeds off unemployment and...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... cunning count for far more than Global Positioning System technology and aerial firepower. For military theorists, creation of a then, the turn of insurgent forces to urban-based “asymmetrical” guerrilla warfare was a direct consequence of the unparalleled domination by the teeming surplus United...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-taking fire is itself, according to Jameson, nested in the logical-historical temporality of absolute surplus value (and formal subsumption). 21 Notwithstanding the fact that it makes the past of production representable only in its very extinction, it makes the present (and arguably the future, what...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... The two trends, toward surplus and toward scarcity, are not completely unrelated, I will argue. 96 Giles ∙ The Anatomy of a Dumpster Waste is a quiet, ongoing crisis at the heart of capital that, no less than want, stalks the noisier, episodic economic...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... When budget surpluses are generated as a consequence of years of maldistributed austerity and record-breaking expansion produces a boom without echo, these historic accomplishments evince little collective sigh of relief. The surplus can never be spoken of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... likes on Instagram and 269 reactions on Facebook, and climbing.) Importantly, they also have a hidden surplus value extracted by machine learning. As Trevor Paglen observes, “Human visual culture has become a special case of vision, an exception to the rule. The overwhelming majority of images are now...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-­One, the less than maximal. The minoritarian is what is anomalously remaindered from a founding magnitude as a disturbance, variance, and derivative surplus of a political field or situation. For Deleuze and Guattari, the majoritarian right as axiomatic precedes its finite and particular...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... shaped by an anxiety to access investable surpluses. At this point, it may be appropriate to provide the analytical layout of the shifting force fields. The liberalization of the Indian economy that began in late 1980s and gradually transformed the economy through the 1990s did not necessarily make an...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... points in the circuits of expropriation that extract surplus value from mental labor. 25 You could put it another way, too: both Livingston and Harvey instrumentalize their copies of Capital as thinking machines, only they are different kinds of machines. Livingston’s might be compared to a fax...