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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 31–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Andy Merrifield Duke University Press 2000 2. merrifield 2/11/00 10:50 AM Page 31 The Urbanization of Labor LIVING-WAGE ACTIVISM IN THE AMERICAN CITY For well...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 55–60.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This article examines ways that political struggles are being waged over the arts in the United States in the contemporary conjuncture, as well as the ways that this struggle is obscured by discourses that treat the arts as useless, removed from other social spheres...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... separation of a productive regime of superior efficiency based on economic exploitation of wage labor from forms of extraeconomic coercion in support of modes of accumulation whose lineages are frequently ascribed to noncapitalist or precapitalist histories. This view, which despite its historicist bent can...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
... dramatically exemplifies this mode of community in his sketch of a group of sharecroppers who had been forced from their land. Refusing to work as wage laborers, a thousand people “found a piece of land, rocky and infertile, and at the top of a hill” in New Madrid, Missouri. They “made the trek to it...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
... first wage scales for orchestras traveling with grand operas, comic operas, musical comedies, and similar attractions. It had lobbied for congressional reform of copyright law and, in its first wave of protection- ist ardor...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the wage, defined the role of the nuclear, heterosexual family to the task of reproducing the next generation of workers and, beyond that, situated it as an ideological — by which he implied, a formally inessential — aspect of capitalist social relations.12 However, where he argued that...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): np.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 2000 #62 TOC, contribs 2/11/00 10:51 AM Page i Contents The New Imperialism: Six Theses Mohammed A. Bamyeh 1 The Urbanization of Labor: Living-Wage Activism in...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... their societies through the development of disciplinary power over life, Foucault shifts to focus on how the development of bio- power mobilizes populations to wage war in the name of life necessity. In writing the first volume of...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
...-membership organizations, and amplified by government officials. Joining the culture war waged by the National Association of Scholars, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and Center for the Study of Popular Culture, William Bennett, Lamarr...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to shut down America’s universities with sit-ins and strikes. Today, American students are beginning to wield their power again, shutting down the 1999 WTO meeting, forcing private prison companies off campus, winning campus living wage policies, and making their schools “sweat-free...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... we struggle for survival 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...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
... one and the same. The question is not “What do you want to do when you grow up?” the question is “What to you want to be?” What adjunct faculty member earning minimum wage or scarcely more has not had the experience of being asked what...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... product of the new economic rela- tions of capitalism, but so does the category of the worker or laborer to name the masses of wage earners in these new relations. These new workers began to represent themselves as such — not only...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... capitalism’s fundamental injustice. For twenty years (from 1973 to 1993) income inequality between the wealth- iest and poorest households widened as wages dropped for four-fifths of the population.3 Concern with income inequality...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... organizing in the United States, and the contemporary movement has emerged in a neoliberal climate of cutbacks to publicly funded child care programs and the use of low-wage migrant women as domestic workers to drive down wages and provide privatized care for individual families. In a reconfigured field of...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 161–165.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 164 Eng · Affective Difference that inhibits activism. Rather, it is a mechanism that helps us (re)construct identity and take our dead with us to the various battles we must wage in their names — and in our names.”8 With José, we now must wage this continuing battle in a...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... capitalist enterprise). “Waging culture” in the new culture wars, we surmised, would require thinking through the shifting stakes of left engagement — whether academic, journalistic, or partisan — amid a new environment within which art and culture are, on the one hand, incorporated and administered and, on...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... first instance as a low-wage extraction workforce, and in the second, as an army of immigrant caretakers: If China and India progress to be nations of consumers, then who will become the centres of low cost manufacturing and service operations? One possibility, if current efforts prove fruitful, is...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., I don’t have much of a choice in the matter. In 2005, Amazon launched Mechanical Turk, a crowdsourcing platform that provides “Artificial Artificial Intelligence” (i.e., humans doing what humans think machines should be doing) for wages that range from $10/hour to as low as $1/hour. Computers...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This sentence could have been written by a Mechanical Turk, but it wasn’t. As the socially necessary labor time to compose prose continues to shrink (or, rather, as the global division of immaterial labor depresses the writer’s wage toward the vanishing point), we should not be surprised to encounter...