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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
... allies in the wealthier neighborhood to document the vulnerable sites of Morro da Babilônia, the rocks that could fall on the top of the houses during a strong rainstorm or a landslide. 21 She knew everybody who lived there over five decades, and we can suppose Palô talked to many of the elderly...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 85–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with unpredictable results. This essay argues that pop evanescence emerged as often as punk dissonance. The bands also intervened and vamped it up in the performance spaces of the music industry, including the television shows Top of the Pops and American Bandstand , playing off the alienating restrictions of lip...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... mean, it doesn’t really matter, but like what should I put at the top of the clipboard?” This conversation takes an hour somehow. When someone finally proposes “Fight to Win,” which seems innocuous enough to facilitate a quick consensus, someone else replies, “This is where we really need to look...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 2022
... than many regular public parks in the city. A much more controversial ambiguity pertains to the choice of garden locations. There exist no criteria regarding the quality of urban land that can be transformed into a Garden of the Nation garden. In some occasions, gardens are developed on top...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 11–25.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of the university along top-down corporate lines. But the logic of the besides effectively inhibiting organizing at private universities, this act of obscurantism has itself shaped perceptions about the role of the faculty. Yeshiva decision Ironically, the decision has encouraged...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (1 (126)): 49–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
....” 2014 . 24 vols. , 20 August–21 November . St. Louis, MO : GorePerry Reporting and Video . www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/11/25/us/evidence-released-in-michael-brown-case.html?&hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=a-lede-package-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 117–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... production originates within the elite research universities, the transmission flow down through the schools is all too often hijacked. Accordingly, while academic freedoms can be more easily secured at the top, the outcome of those...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to. Their flat tops were made for helicopters, not angels, to land on. The giant secular spire proposed to replace the twins asserts a famil- iar USA: single-­minded, defiant, bent on domination, ready to go it alone if necessary. The Freedom Tower’s brand of freedom is freedom from the constraints...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 37–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... seems to invite all, but behind the scenes upholds racial distinctions and hierarchies, this need for a diverse workforce to appeal to diverse consumers does not extend to a need for diversity in the top ranks of corporate America...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 93–111.
Published: 01 June 2022
...: the still lives of spreads and pastry cases by Wayne Thiebaud. In an artist's statement, he describes the aptness of his technique, impasto, how the “gooey, shiny, sticky oil paint spread out on the top of a painted cake ‘becomes’ frosting.” 26 The gouache looks good enough to eat. He is known to have...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... fleets capable of expanding empire’s power across the globe, and using the gold expropriated from its colonies to dress its own encyclopedic tree of knowledge. That much is announced, in fact, on the inscription that, topped by an emblem of the Portuguese royal coat of arms, hangs over the imposing door...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and Vietnam (Oxford University Press, 1986), We Keep America on Top of the World: Television News and the Public Sphere (Routledge, 1993), and, with Paolo Mancini, Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media and Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2004). He writes extensively on media...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and perhaps something more — the life worth living. Networked, our struggle is waged in relation to other struggles, and sometimes on top of them. There are layers below us in the computational stack, and the weight of the infrastructure presses. All that “immateriality” — it presses like a mountain range...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 157–164.
Published: 01 March 2022
... will keep that at the top of my consciousness from this day forward. Lately, you have been reflecting on the agency of the state in environmental injustices, uncovering the contradictions of demanding justice to the very actor who has produced injustice in the first place. If climate change...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Wing at Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce, calls attention to the unfair structural conditions within such “agreements” (quoted in Chiu 1999, 2), which benefit only those at the top of the corporate structure—be they the “foreign” owners...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Jagger’s drag effects reach an apogee in 1969 when jumpsuits with scooped-­neck tops and flowing scarves or capes, along with heavy eye shadow, added sartorial gender bending to the fey preening. In another Ed Sullivan Show appearance, Jagger sings “Love...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
... by top-down programming and curricula whose priorities leach into research. We view this situation as a form of top-down or out- disciplinarity—the side in arrogance producing the “glorious body” of “self-effacement.” Self-effaced bodies that study visual culture are absorbed into traditional...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...? For life itself. For profit. To perform one’s humanity. Here, at least, the cows could move, but they were jammed together and sickly, gray from the urban pollution. We went to the top story, where there was one rather pristine-looking, snow-white calf. There was a bloody wound on her shoulder, though...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to hide the material machine behind increasingly complex layers of code, layers which become a stack of abstractions, with concrete lower ones hidden by the more com- plex layers on top. This practice is now codified in the most...