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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
... objective of utmost importance, yet most future thinking about the border has remained restricted to imagining new versions of border walls euphemistically rebranded as “sustainable” alternatives. This essay analyzes the limitations of popular design projects that effectively greenwash the securitization...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Charlie Eaton Duke University Press 2002 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power The progressive American student movement has proved itself one of our Charlie Eaton country’s most powerful political forces over the last seventy years. Although now...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... a sustained intervention in the function of financial/computational media as part of the quest for liberation and a sustainable communism. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 computational capital labor value information digital culture Is this work? Does this work? For you...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... censorship and then through carefully controlled production, but always in a manner that was intended to sustain a racially differentiated relationship to consumption and the uneven development intrinsic to capital. Crucial to the tsotsi 's emergence, I argue, are the relationships between cinema and other...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
... occupation, the mainstream news coverage of the pandemic's death toll on the Navajo Nation, on Standing Rock, and on other Indigenous nations came and went with little sustained inquiry into the conditions of colonization, critical for understanding the current moment. The obstinate negligence of the CARES...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and femininities, to the African troops whose affective and violent labor sustains war making in Somalia. Far from a celebration of subaltern agency, the article engages the notion of a “subaltern geopolitics” that is mindful of asymmetries of power and that foregrounds ambiguous positions of marginality...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
Published: 01 September 2009
... John Brenkman, Anders Stephanson, Sohnya Sayres, and Bruce Robbins discuss the changing role of journals. In light of the Internet, changing reading practices, and financing, doing a journal is an uphill struggle. However, magazines do sustain a kind of culture and chains of connection. © 2009...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 167–177.
Published: 01 December 2014
... early days at the Graduate Program in Literature at Duke University and in the vibrant context provided by Fredric Jameson, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and many other faculty and students, including close friend Brian Selsky. A reading of Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia sustains the meditation, and this work...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and compatibility of necropolitical will and conciliatory inclusion that seem emblematic of the current conjuncture, where the sustained project of attrition, devaluation, and disposability under way enacts dispossessive projects in the historical present. 67 Estes, Our History Is the Future . 68...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... is the great mediator and equalizer, around which cities grow and nations often form their borders, but it is also where empires crumble and pleasure domes collapse. Water levels. In scientific terms, water is the foundation, the magical liquid that sustains chemical relations of life on Earth. Follow...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 143–168.
Published: 01 June 2007
... militarism in the United States has long been associated with a concentration of power in the executive branch and infringements on civil liberties. Simultaneously, the growth of military state capitalism has helped erode the welfare state and sustainable industrial development. Concentrated...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 21–38.
Published: 01 March 2022
... or public space. Efforts to render these ambiguities more transparent, to straighten them out, thus undermine an important “platform” of interconnectedness among disparate groups and interests. While these implicit exchanges among diverse residents are an integral aspect of sustaining the residents...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... kin links imagined through affirmative action in higher education: the General Motors Corporation’s influential brief supporting the University of Michigan, when read in rare juxtaposition to the company’s sustain- ability...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... into symbols of divine presence, imperial pride, or capitalist com-modification, it can never be dissociated from the impure, piecemeal, and careful cultivation of the practices and collective modes of existence that engender and sustain it. And in this sense the many- threaded story of the Biblioteca...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of decolonization.” 3 They also unsettle what counts as infrastructure. As Freda Huson, the spokesperson of the Unist'ot'en Camp, explained to Spice, the route of the pipeline passed through the clan's best berry patches, which help to sustain not only the First Nations people who inhabit those lands but also...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., offer, through an ulterior rendition of sustainability, a salutary form through which the ethical can be configured? What new readings of transnational sexuality — indeed, any sort of sexuality — are we left with? Or is sexuality then read through figurations and installed in a metaleptic move...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., independence and the capacity for self-founding social life, between physical proximity and bodily care and social attachment becomes untenable at Walter Reed. Amid this precarity of both social and biological life, the kinds of sociality and solitude that sustain life and those that represent a threat...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
... the federation not only extended its outreach, but, more importantly, it created a mechanism that would sustain and reproduce a transnational network of Chinese communities, ties between the diaspora and the ROC government, and the federation itself. This article uses the case study of the Federation...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 1–20.
Published: 01 December 2018
... gratifying and flattering. For a while I wrongly thought if José gossiped about someone that was a sign that he really did not like them. Of course, that still could be true. And yet, I eventually grasped that gossip was for him a form of sustained attention and investment made highly communicable...