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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Arvind Rajagopal Duke University Press 2001 ST 68-01 Intro 10/25/01 3:04 PM Page 1 Technologies of Perception and the Cultures of Globalization...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 133–150.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Amy Villarejo Duke University Press 2004 Activist Technologies THINK AG AIN! Taking up the work of the online and on-the-ground artist collective...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... disaster relief. Bringing together ethnography and the social study of science and technology, this article illuminates uncertainties inhabiting military protocol in a crisscrossed public-private infrastructural universe. Focusing on the crucial predawn hours when rogue tsunami waves push against the...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... qualities of sound in relation to the built environment--its appearance as an extension of material and social boundaries and its manifestation as an immediate presence that defies boundaries--this article also explores some of the more intricate transformations that the use of electro-acoustic technology...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 231–241.
Published: 01 September 2009
... inaugural issue that explored how “media politics” and forms of mediated, networked communication were used by conservative countermovements to advance their ideological agendas. The idea of “social textronics” is taken up from this article, revised and expanded in order to suggest how new technologies and...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 59–78.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Maria José A. de Abreu This essay examines what a seemingly trivial bodily reaction such as goose bumps tells us about the relation between spirituality, technology, and voice. Based on ethnographic research, the article examines the media ministry of a Brazilian priest named Padre Marcelo Rossi...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Suisman This article reframes the history of recorded sound to take phonographs and player-pianos into account on more or less equal terms. It argues that the two technologies developed in complementary, dialectical relation to each other: one analog, storing and conveying an acoustic event...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reflect on how to “contain” them. Viral epidemics constitute not only vital events but also scalar narratives—they articulate transformations at the levels of molecules, cells, organisms, individuals, populations, species, ecosystems, technological infrastructures, political economies, and networks of...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., which targeted the detainee's purported entomophobia, was never actually carried out; however the memo's rationale for the technique reveals the ways in which logics of species, race, sexuality, and disability co-produce technologies of biopower and economies of affect within contemporary US imperial...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
... as pesticide (the theory, technology, and practice of pest control). Designated as vermin (terrorists), African guerrillas fighting for independence were subjected to weapons that had been used against wild animals, such as poisons. The article ends with a reminder that the designation and treatment...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... on a particular technology of reception, moreover, acts to screen out the broader textures of postsocialist cultural and economic production. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Beijing en Abyme Outside Television in the Olympic Era Joshua Neves The history of Chinese television since...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert W. Gehl This paper argues that the failure of MySpace and the rise of Facebook in the social networking site market is due in part to the degrees in which either site associates users, technology, and marketers into a successful “real software abstraction.” Real software abstraction is a...
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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alex Lubin; Les W. Field; Melanie K. Yazzie; Jakob Schiller In May 2011, the Anthropology Department and the Department of American Studies at the University of New Mexico offered a class entitled “Technologies of Settler-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine.” This field school was designed as a...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in this sense is to highlight the ways that, as a technology of self, certain configurations of the will are themselves unwilling to be understood as political. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
...John Lardas Modern The anthropologist E. B. Tylor conjured the will as the latent promise of freedom against a backdrop of technological innovation, colonial aspirations, Victorian spiritualism, the cybernetic gestures of Charles Babbage, and theories of primitive arithmetic. Through his “science...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 49–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... has been manufactured by the film’s plastic surgeon to cover the character upon whom he has also forced a sex change. The transgenic skin is also produced extratextually, by way of a digital effect that implicates cinema’s analog-to-digital transformation. Both of these technological transformations...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 1–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... offers the dichotomy of hypo/hyperhabilitation as a template for understanding the relationship between Lauren Berlant’s “slow death” thesis for underserved communities of color and the futuristic advance of prosthetic and reparative technologies for the privileged few. The symbolic excesses of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 19–44.
Published: 01 September 2015
... forms of constitutive dehumanization that precede, constitute, and overwhelm the very thing(s) that the term genocide intends to apprehend and, ultimately, definitively name. The genocide concept is stalked and disrupted by the world-making, civilization-building, socially productive technologies of...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... structuring principles of the center itself. Exile and forced domesticity have long linked sovereignty to the power to determine intimate life, and centuries-old practices of house arrest and diplomatic asylum have taken on new forms in recent decades in the wake of emerging surveillance technologies and...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... relationship that does not traverse a two-way street. We define and examine natural, technological, human, and financial resources to understand how these resources are moved between ports and mines and the mechanisms by which networked capitalism allocates these resources unequally. Copyright © 2018 Duke...