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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 135.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna McCarthy A short poem about the automation of thought. ©2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2016 tools content digital humanities This is a poem that builds itself using tools that build new tools. Renumbering. Remembering. New tools that know what poems...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 51–76.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminists with tools for grappling with racialized pornography, which is thought to re-enact Baartman's violent exhibition by rendering black women objects for white male spectators' consumption. This article argues that the constant invocation of Baartman's story has allowed an anti-pornography formation...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Vincent Brown Creative historical scholarship demonstrates that archives are not just the records bequeathed by earlier times. Archives also consist of the tools we use to explore the past, the vision that allows us to read its signs, and the design decisions that communicate our sense of history's...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Bethany Moreton Cognitive psychology—“the mind’s new science” of the last several decades—has directed both popular and scholarly attention to the cultivation of individual willpower as a tool of personal maximization. The Stanford marshmallow experiment on delayed gratification among preschoolers...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Although many scholars understand finance capitalism as inaugurating new forms of domination and control, this essay considers how we might rethink finance as presenting tools for the undoing of capitalism’s universalizing tendencies. Copyright © 2018 Duke University...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... information dispersed across archi- val sources. As Saunt suggests in relation to his own mapping project, Invasion of America, which documents Native American land cessions in North America, digital tools offer humanists a new way of storytelling and...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 115–122.
Published: 01 December 2007
... too joyful if anything. Archibald says: “Moreiras deposits us at a ground zero, from which, he claims, a new beginning becomes pos- sible. But at that ground zero we have no tools at all and are stuck in a present that could not be more parsimonious.” The claim is not mine, it is Arguedas’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... They may not be able to connect all the dots yet, but they are working on it diligently. A few years ago companies were already able to link users across devices through advertisements that use inaudible, high-frequency sounds. 15 These tools use browser cookies to pair one person to all their...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... When we shift our emphasis from historical recovery to rigorous and responsible creativity, we recognize that archives are not just the records bequeathed to us by the past; archives also consist of the tools we use to explore it, the vision that allows us to read its signs, and the design decisions...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... tools for making something, even if in this case the “something” is sound, not a material product. If all musical instruments are in essence machines, what happens if we view the piano in the broad historical shift from hand- to machine...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 105–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Capital , as Harvey has for much of his career, the physical book becomes a tool. Like all tools, it gradually becomes unusable. But books are a particular kind of tool. In the case of Harvey’s Capital , the tool gets replaced not when it becomes worn down, as in Marx’s classic example of the cotton...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... destined to be enveloped by a singular I capable of picturing the world. We could also tell another story: the one about the Niña , the Pinta , and the Santa María — these tools that humans created, which in turn re-created their makers. This version of the story traces its history through the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights .” New York Times , 27 January . www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/nyregion/familial-dna-searching-karina-vetrano.html . Nelson Alondra . 2016 . The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome . Boston : Beacon Press...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... truths. From such a perspective, MERNI˙S can be regarded as a legiti- mate complex because it provides individuals with basic survival tools and social protections. MERNI˙SS seemingly creates new benefi ts and increases opportunities...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
... notion that the arts don’t matter to, and don’t have an impact on, society at large. To begin with, it provides cover for the undeclared and largely unacknowledged uses of art by ruling classes as a tool of cultural hegemony and a means for accumulating moral and financial capital. Claims that the arts...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2002
... computer technology, Stone overlooked the fact that, as Kalí Tal has suggested, over a century’s worth of “sophisticated tools for the analysis of cyberculture” already existed in African American thought.6 These extant theories, Tal insists, provide political and theoretical precedents for...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., with political/symbolic tools that inscribe bodies and territories with formal abstractions that have resisted even the Hegelian resolution of difference as a temporary moment of the trajectory of spirit. Now necessitas remains in the categories deployed in the knowledge of the human without...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Poststructuralist Theories of the Human The poststructuralist critique of humanism is arguably the strongest tool at our disposal today for challenging Eurocentrism. Since humanism implies that all of humanity shares certain common essential features, the dismantling of this theoretical and political fiction...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the tools of com- parative linguistics, Renan’s comment exemplifies a widespread attitude that, entirely bereft of self-critique, served as its methodology. The second thing that is equally forgotten in the various critiques of...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... space and power. What new knowledge might emerge from such a double-order inscription of the master’s tools? Brown’s illuminating answer to this question hinges on one important word: design. Design—coupled with questions of form and...