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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 51–67.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Nancy Shaw Duke University Press 2003 Cloning Scapegoats MARTHA STEWART DOES INSIDER TRADING Since the fall of the World Trade Center (WTC), the Bush administration Nancy Shaw has...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Luciana Parisi Duke University Press 2004 Information Trading and Symbiotic Micropolitics Physics and biology present us with reverse causalities that are without Luciana Parisi fi nality but testify nonetheless to an action of the future...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 17–41.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Anna More Abstract This article argues that an infrastructural analysis of the early Portuguese slave trade permits a detailed account of the emergence of what Cedric Robinson called “racial capitalism.” The early Portuguese slave ship is one of the clearest examples of how an infrastructure...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to record such images. It concludes that these images partly demonstrate the forms of power that are exercised in policing the border, but they also question some of the key assumptions that sit at the heart of neoliberal trading regimes. In particular, the essay indicates how the separation of labor...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... exhibitionary practices in the transnational art project Galleon Trade Arts Exchange. The article then discusses works by Christine Wong Yap, Stephanie Syjuco, Reanne Estrada, and Gina Osterloh to highlight how Filipino American visual art has critically engaged with the multiple contradictions within Filipino...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 242–245.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of whether institutional mediations, like states and trade unions, have exhausted their potential to serve as agents of social change. In answering this question, the essay points to contemporary movement activity and recent developments in Latin American politics in which states have played a major role...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 103–121.
Published: 01 June 2013
... imposed on African nation-states by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank’s structural adjustment programs. African creative artists have long tempted their local readerships with the tales of moral corruption, guile, and hard-boiled individualism that are the stock-in-trade of pulp fiction...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Niccolò Cuppini; Mattia Frapporti This conversation on logistics seeks to explore the persistence of origins in contemporary logistical capitalism. We discuss the ongoing importance of the founding of modern logistics in the Atlantic slave trade. We suggest that contemporary logistical capitalism...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 97–119.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Max Hantel; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article critically examines the role of neurobiology in the work of Sylvia Wynter through her own “pieza framework.” Wynter argues that the pieza , the figure of exchange invented at the beginning of the slave trade, haunts contemporary political...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sandya Hewamanne The rapid urbanization and industrialization of Katunayake resulting from transnational production at the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and related globalized sociocultural flows affected the lived experiences of citizens in this new urban space in varied ways. The vast majority of FTZ...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... employed to justify settler occupation, theft of land, imperial trades, war, and overseas empire, making these simultaneous yet differentiated processes that link Africa, Asia, and Europe with the Americas relevant to the study of slavery and freedom. Moreover, the author observes that because slavery...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Yuko Miki This article delves into the strange, contradictory archives of the illegal transatlantic slave trade that flourished between Angola and Brazil in the mid-nineteenth century. The article interweaves contemporary archival encounters with the documentary trail of a notorious slave ship...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... obscure the social and political realities of black diasporic life under slavery. The ramifications of the slavery debates lingered over another gathering, nearly forty years later. In 1998, David Eltis and David Richardson launched a database containing almost thirty thousand Atlantic slave trade...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to its overseas subjects, instituting sterner measures to suppress kidnapping in the so-called coolie trade. China, in consultation with ministers from the five Western powers (Russia, United States, Britain, France, and Germany), authorized...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... collectivities with From this region of northern West Africa, Muslims with non-Muslims, herders, fishermen, agriculturalists, as well as those from “stateless” soci- distinct histories eties, were sold en masse into the transatlantic slave trade until the mid...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... . Homographesis: Essays in gay literary and cultural theory . New York:Routledge. Focus on the Global South. 2002 . The road to Monterrey passes through Washington. Focus on Trade 75 (March). Friedman, Thomas. 1999 . The Lexus and the olive tree . New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. George...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 95–102.
Published: 01 December 2019
... anchored in territorial border control — had become a threat to the security of the nation. And indeed, many advanced capitalist liberal states had already begun to name global trade as a key plank of their national security. Transnational supply chains are of course not a new phenomenon — the term...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 39–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Nicoletta straight roads, and their personal life is conditioned by their careers. This installation is made up of the word EXIT placed at sky level on the win- dows at the ninety-first floors of the World Trade Center towers, the busi- ness center in New York City. A video of the flight of an abstract...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2016
...), brand names and logos (under trademark law), and some forms and styles of packaging (under trade dress law). 1 Blanks, “Spring 2012 Menswear.” An earlier version of this essay was presented at the Global Circuits of Beauty and Fashion research group meeting and symposium hosted by New...