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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 67–97.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ID card since the establishment of Israel and suggests that modern-day ID cards in Palestine/Israel are physical and visible instruments of a widespread low-tech surveillance mechanism to control mobility and a principal means for discriminating, both positively and negatively, subjects' privileges...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Susette Min This selection of recent artwork explores the disquieting and overwhelming silence regarding those who have disappeared and been detained since 9/11. Through music and drawing, low-tech art and text, artists Jenny Perlin and Visible Collective/Naeem Mohaiemen and Aimara Lin question...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2002
... characterized by the rags-to-riches stories of dot-com millionaires and the promise of a placeless, raceless, bodiless near future enabled by tech- nological progress. As more pragmatic assessments of the industry sur- faced, so too did talk of the myriad inequities that were exacerbated by the information...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... through the mutual obligations created by gifts of time and ideas.8 From a Marxist-Hegelian angle, Barbrook sees the high-tech gift economy as a process of overcoming capitalism from the inside. The high-tech gift economy...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and spaces of the present. Its greatest appeal lies in its claim to the future. If the prospect of an endless war on terror is less than appealing, it at least offers the compensations of proving “our” technological and economic superiority. The seductive mythology of high-tech, postmodern...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and engineers have spearheaded a plan to redevelop Ciudad Juárez from an unskilled, low-tech, high-crime ghetto into a high-tech, value-adding city, one teeming with middle-class services, skilled professionals, and safe neighborhoods. In 1999, these engineers and managers formed a team to present...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 35–53.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., at the same time admitting the impossibility of this endeavor.2 The claim might be said to embody a collective psychological need to believe that the nation was not as vulnerable as it appeared, that our tech- nological sophistication...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Dana. 1998 . Virtual community for African-Americans. New York Times , 8 October. Chansanchai, Athima. 1997 . Tech tyke: A six-year-old brings computer education to the projects. Village Voice , 29 July, 31 . Fraser, Nancy. 1990 . Rethinking the public sphere. Social Text , no. 25/26: 56...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... at Columbine High School, in Colo- rado, when two young men, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, opened fire on their classmates and systematically executed several of them, and the Virginia Tech shootings that resulted in the deaths of thirty-two college...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 71–97.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., is that this highly political operation covertly reorients political and social loyalties toward a global mass market of privatized tech companies that offer the individual a fixed hegemonic reading of their own identity while erasing political and historical subjectivities as they delegitimize shared narratives...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Necati Polat teaches international law and the philosophy of social sci- ences in the Department of International Relations at Middle East Tech- nical University, Ankara. His work in critical legal studies, international law, and poststructuralist international...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): np.
Published: 01 March 2001
... book project is titled “Identity Fetishism: Capitalism, Male Sexuality, and Modern U.S. Culture.” Piyush Mathur is currently doing his doctoral work in science and technology studies at Virginia Tech. His dissertation is on environmen- tal...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... drives South African baby-rape crisis. 3 November. www.guardian.co.uk/aids/story/0,7369,587165,00.html . Nanny surveillance: The legal and ethical concerns of spying on your nanny. www.family.go.com/raisingkids/child . Strassman, Mark. 2001. The high-tech war on terror. 17 December. www.cbsnews.com...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of computerized ways of living, making, producing. 5 These studies show in important ways how “the digital” is a site of labor exploitation and capital accumulation. Their work intervened in continuous narratives of techno-optimism and inspired various forms of tech activism. What is missing, however...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... education. Rudolf Mrázek is professor of history at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is the author of Sjahrir: Politics and Exile in Indonesia (Cornell Southeast Asia Program) and Engineers of Happy Land: Tech- nology and Nationalism in a Colony (Princeton University Press). He...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... engagement with informational tech- nologies. I am most interested in the status of the recorded voice in con- temporary mainstream R&B, because this genre, pace Eshun, does not so much absorb the “future shock” of Afrofuturism as reconstruct...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... As the authors of the O’Reilly Media tech book Web 2.0 Architectures argue a key trend in Web 2.0 is the inclusion of the user as a core part of any model. Most Web 2.0 examples have breached the purely technical realm and include users as an integral part of their workflow. Online...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the border controlling robots who work the cultural, on U.S. farms picking produce. Cybraceros is about high-tech work. Yet when work, in The Sixth Section, goes from the U.S. to Mexico, it is more the cosmetic, human, raw, athletic labor. It is very low tech. Can you comment...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and redefine the boundaries of tech- nocultural identity—the putative opposition between blackness and tech- nology—rather than merely relocate the figures that inhabit them is important and controversial. Take, for example, the following...