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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
... interstitial spaces the strike has generated, the article functions as a parable, relaying the complex value-ecology of the Joanina Library in Coimbra, Portugal, with its imperial and enlightened symbolisms and its colony of bats, as a singular story that might help us envisage some elements of what might be...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
... financialization. The current overlapping global crises (financial, humanitarian, food, ecological) are fundamentally crises of value. Ours is an age when the value of the continued production of unsustainable consumer lifestyles...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Love the Sin: Sexual Regu- lation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (New York University Press, forthcoming). Her current book project is titled “The Value of Freedom: Sex, Religion, and America in a Global Economy.” Aamir R. Mufti teaches English...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Piyush Mathur Duke University Press 2001 ST 66.01 Mathur 4/9/01 11:46 AM Page 1 Nuclearism THE CONTOURS OF A POLITICAL ECOLOGY How are...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2016
... process , capitalism emerges and develops through the web of life; nature is at once internal and external.” 34 Moore’s proposal is very rich and redolent with challenges not just for mainstream ecological thought but for Marxism itself, especially in what concerns the latter’s theories of value...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... imprints the mark of ownership. It removes the materials it coats from the realm of circulation, a domain of human activity in which capturing value and capturing the future are often accomplished together. SmartWater can also coat buildings, capturing and captivating our sense of the past. Consider...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... with the capacity to produce value. In particular, I argue that massive quantities of unspoiled food and other discarded commercial goods with persistent use values constitute a kind of abject capital, the economic significance of which is precisely that it is removed from circulation. Drawing on...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Labor, value, and information emerge on a continuum in the now long history of commodification because commodification was also an incipient digitization. This emergence positions the social as a substrate of what Jonathan Beller calls “computational capital” and...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., and the performativity 4 Livingston and Puar • Interspecies of inorganic matter.4 Animal studies is a more diffuse field of knowledge, marking a scholarly recognition of the centrality and value of nonhuman animals and their experiences in understanding the world...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that have sustained the intense round of accumula- tion of the last three decades, contemporary capitalism is driven to ever-­ more-­extreme modes of extracting surplus value. The collapse of the credit bubble and the turn to harsh fiscal austerity are important and much discussed aspects of this...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... fetish object, marshaled by the desire to discover, trace, barter, and sell sexual value. While I do not want to be co-opted into the seduction of believing that I leave all reification behind as I talk about hijras, the example of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Tzotzil community in the Zapatista stronghold of Oventic (located in the highlands of Chiapas, in southeast- ern Mexico) in response to the growing proliferation of transgenic corn and the resulting deterioration of indigenous corn, valued by the Tzotziles as the foundation of their culture and way...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... necrospeculation . The accounting procedures of emancipation in the British empire appropriated financial value not just from living enslaved bodies but also from dead and absent ones. The British state oversaw and directed an intergenerational regime that plundered wealth from enslaved black communities and their...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Middle Passage continental dispossession and indigenous extermination, the reorganization of island climates, and the introduction of “alien” ecologies. While the Anthropocene narrativizes a phase shift in planetary relation—the climate pause is off, geologic realism is on—the intersection of geography...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... labor has failed to grasp the new nature of production activities. According to Laz- zarato, the late 1970s witnessed a new phase of capitalist production that emphasizes the value of communication, which in turn acts as the interface negotiating the relationship between production and...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... undercommons together. Drawn to Wu Tsang’s 2011 film, Wildness , and in dialogue with Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter and its “political ecology of things,” Muñoz extended his thinking on death, loss, and utopia from Cruising Utopia and began an investigation into a postcolonial rendering of the wild. And...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... cultural anaesthesia. In The senses still:Perception and memory as material culture in modernity , edited by C. Nadia Seremetakis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Geertz, Clifford. 1972 . The wet and the dry:Traditional irrigation in Bali and Morocco. Human Ecology 1 (1): 23 -39. Hammoudi...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Marxist cultural criticism, whose enduring—and indeed renewed—value animates their work. In his article, for example, Alexander R. Galloway offers a Jamesonian reflection on ontology and metaphysics, restoring to the latter the question of history. From a different perspective, Jennifer Bajorek, in an...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 69–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Jr. writes, “The law’s reverence for the tangible and concrete has made it insensitive to the growth of such invisible agents of disruption as noise. Early judgments of nuisance value remain in authority for today’s noisemakers.” Maintaining that the property line in the air is “elastic,” Alekshun...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 67–107.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the Western ontotheological tradition has been called World . And yet, in this instance formless nonpoliticality bespeaks an abyssal prime matter that as limitless potential for patterning, as “absolute nothingness,” is both base resource for the violent production of value and at the same time...