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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 June 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 (1 March 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 in...
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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): np.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and technology studies at Virginia Tech. His dissertation is on environmen- tal communication. ST 66.00 TOC 4/9/01 11:45 AM Page iv ...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... 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 (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... city, ORION managers 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... markets to mediate social bonds, network communities are instead formed 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 35–53.
Published: 01 June 2005
... vulnerable as it appeared, that our tech- nological sophistication remains unscathed and in fact would have stopped the men had it been in place. This technostalgic longing to revise the past provides a paradoxical sort of origin myth for...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and systematically executed several of them, and the Virginia Tech shootings that resulted in the deaths of thirty-two college students and faculty members.13 But there are others, some successful, some merely attempted. Between 2 February 1996, when...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... workers on the Mexican side 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...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
... laborer responsible for realizing the architecture conceived of by the site owners and designers. 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...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... figurations, I will now turn my attention to contemporary examples of black popular music’s engagement with informational tech- nologies. I am most interested in the status of the recorded voice in con- temporary mainstream R&B, because this...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... ability to disrupt 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... into action in the rush to adopt in Romania, and she explores how digital tech- nology has made possible the creation of a staggeringly vast archive of available children. Images of “waiting children” are used to incite desire, to classify and grade and diagnose, and to serve as “identity’s most...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... 5. Special thanks to Greg Mohler of the Quantum Systems Group at the Geor- gia Tech Research Institute’s Advanced Concepts Laboratory for applying maximal information-based nonparametric exploration (MINE) statistics to identify relation- ships among...