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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the representation of sounds by considering speech not in terms of meaning nor in terms of airborne waveforms but in terms of the characteristics of its perception and the minimum features by which it could be reconstructed. The sound spectrograph was designed to make telephone transmission more...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 25–49.
Published: 01 September 2004
... motion enveloped in dynamics of transmission out of which distinct phases of material order arise. These dynamics above all include the collision of bodies in movement rather than their states of equilibrium, and virtual or potential...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., sensations, currents of feeling without name, have been elaborated, transmitted, put to use. The organization of affect and mood by the transmission of signs, images, Wi-Fi signals, infrastructural modifications, and even the availability of food takes the form of an interface with productive processes that...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that ignores the differential effects of colonization and rape against certain populations. Rather, she points us to another form of partial communication that operates at the level of flickers and transmission rather than full repair. In addition, the ambiguous racialization of those being disposed of...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... technically Future Matters 5 materialized, so that the thought of a technology is thought pulled to the future. In this vein, Dienst argues that with its drive to transmission, its...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... people living with HIV/AIDS. Nattrass examines the struggle over mother-to-child HIV transmission prevention (MTCTP), noting that it was waged at multiple levels. The South African government’s decision in October 1998 not to provide MTCTP was justified on the basis of cost effectiveness...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... markers sustaining normative and oppressive structures of national citizenship.8 In his influential article “ ‘Chico, What Does It Feel Like to Be a Problem?’ The Transmission of Brownness,” Muñoz argued that, rather than abandoning the negative affects...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... social terrain beyond the boundaries of the heterosexual nuclear family”13 are well put. Even so, genealogy is as much a question of historiographical method and political practice as it is a means of discern- ing the legitimate ordering and transmission of property, money, right, and debt. In...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (2 (119)): 77–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., gender, orality, and corporeality. Used to describe the relationship to the personal, collective, and cultural trauma of previous generations, postmemory is characterized by a transmission of memory from previous generations that is invested in Social...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 51–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
... tactics—the techniques by which information is effectively communicated. Whenever a piece of information is communicated (whether it is a government policy, a series of events, or a new brand), there you fi nd an array of techniques and tactics for which the transmission of meaning is always a...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... antiretroviral drugs in South Africa or their use by pregnant women to disrupt HIV transmission to their offspring (often named as the most likely deleterious consequences of Mbeki’s ideas), though I do believe that all these topics might still benefit from...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2005
... transmission of authority or custom but a transmission of receptivity the process of itself, of a certain pleasurably porous relation to new configurations of the past and unpredictable futures.27 incorporation In Abraham and Torok’s model, melancholia is...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2001
... special populations and potentially lower risk factors for these groups. The aim of harm reduction interventions and outreach is to reduce personal and social risk for the transmission of HIV, sexually trans...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Routledge, 2004); Theresa Brennan, The Transmission of Affect (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004); Jonathan Flatley, Affective Mapping: Melancho- lia and the Politics of Modernism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008); Brian Massumi...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... information is itself a machine of capture, a form of transmission that seamlessly transforms our vitality into communication—and, as we many now grasp, into value —we must figure out how to take back this livelihood into communal and cooperative, rather than corporate, life. How do we withdraw this...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... PM and development of kinship ties, of transmission of names and posses- sions” (106) were gradually transformed, incorporated by the deployment of sexuality, into a new set of apparatuses whose object is the individual...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 137–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
... constructed, but the labor involved becomes enormous at the next stage. 14 Shannon’s purpose here is to develop statistical rules that will allow for maximum economy in the transmission of a message through a communications channel by reducing the number of bits required for each symbol. In short, the...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Sandro was not simply invisible but living within a regime of visibilities that he draws upon and ultimately confirms. The documentary thematizes this circuitry as a problem through, for example, panoramic aerial shots that show us the infrastructure of the TV transmissions through images of the...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Spencer’s popular ideas, the American School of Evolution developed and retailed its neo-Lamarckian evolutionism in academic scholarship, lectures, and lay journals. Putting the transmission of acquired traits “at the very base of our theories,” in the words of one member, the paleontologist Henry Fairfield...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., between the sacred and the profane, among other things, give form to a body of social knowledge only transmissible through an oral register that attains its force precisely because it deploys its explicative power in the form of...