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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 107–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... exploiting of 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...
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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 June 2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... secondary, counterrevolutionary reaction. Working within black (religious) studies, this article considers the sacred as proximately black, where the sacred here signals that frenzied surplus whose sociopoetic force discloses another horizon of existence beyond the terms of order. This practice of a sacral...
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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...
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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
... wheels in 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... extraction of surplus value from sex represented as if it were a moral failing of particular women themselves, as well as an occasion to fashion new critiques of that extraction. Expand- ing on “the traffic in women” almost sixty years later...
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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 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of liberal statecraft, as it deployed biopower to make live and let die, as well as necropower to capture surplus from the ongoing death-making practices of the state. 9 The emergent British scavenger state converted old corruption into gentlemanly capitalism and old monopoly into new liberalism...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that 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
... on Patrick Wolfe’s important 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...
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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 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 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 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... indifference to their past as anything but potential values). Yet this temporality of labor’s form-giving and form-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...
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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 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 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 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... posted yesterday “did very well,” with 93 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...
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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...