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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 69–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... would argue that for some people climate change is more visible than for others, it remains a global environmental problem not easily felt on the ground. On the other hand, waste appears to be an incumbent presence, almost impossible to avoid; it also seems more localized than global climate change...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the MLA? From gentlemen's club to professional association. Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor 1. www.workplace-gsc.com/features1/watt.html . The Waste Product of Graduate Education TOWARD A DICTATORSHIP OF THE FLEXIBLE...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...David Boarder Giles This essay explores the cultural economy of commercial waste. Drawing from ethnographic research with Dumpster divers in Seattle, Washington, and other cities with comparable waste streams, it explores the ways in which waste may constitute a distinct cultural-economic logic...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 149–180.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of housing, transport, health, schooling, employment, environment, and food supply, it also created feelings of waste, loss, and loneliness. All the pieces draw inspiration from a range of urban projects such as the Hot City Collective in New York, the Workers’ Stories Project in Glasgow, the Black Lives...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2024
... individualism and a climate of uncare. Further, both explicitly articulate this vision by working with conceptual and material waste. Trash is their literal and metaphoric medium. These artists relied upon what is seen as surplus value by the city. But as Pharr and Weston use it, trash offers a critique...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 2. Radical Environmental Organizations (REOs) vs. Mainstream Environmental Organizations (MEOs)—Dealing with climate change and waste/toxicity. Graphic design by Simona Quagliano. More
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 125–151.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Wastes and Race in the United States” study. 94 Such an approach insists that BIPOC experiences are central to understanding impacts of US environmental, energy, and infrastructural projects and how they are experienced, represented, imagined, and located. Electricity theft both contributes...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... extraction as resources for capital creates toxic tailings as well as other waste. Waste in turn serves as content flows for other capitalist industries of management and securitization. Waste must be processed, moved, channeled. Flows are made to be managed and therefore must be instigated to be processed...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... expenditure. In capitalism, this expenditure takes the form of war, toxic waste, anxiety, money hoarding, or food waste (to name just a very few). But expenditure need not be destructive. Festivals, parties, concerts, and the like are forms of expenditure that forge new socialities and yield exuberant joy. 3...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 67–92.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of energy in living systems. As Fritjof Capra explains, “These studies established recycling as a key principle of ecology. Being open systems, all organisms in an ecosystem produce wastes, but what is waste for one species is food for another, so...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 39–52.
Published: 01 June 2007
... to overcoming, it survive?” but “what does it do with its excess?” In his reading, destruction must be central to social organization. Warfare, sacrifice, religious devo- also always builds tion, monuments, art, and gifts all constitute forms of waste and excess; only a healthy society partakes...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a return to an idyllic existence before human intervention. Indeed, human-made infrastructures across the borderlands that could support the environment of the region, such as waste disposal systems and public parks, have instead fallen into disrepair because of the single focus on securitization. Finding...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (2 (151)): 93–111.
Published: 01 June 2022
... around sexual “waste,” where she writes that “black sexuality is constructed as wasteful through its intimate connection with the anus,” and “black sexualities are nonproductive and nonreproductive.” 3 Of course, not all expressions of asexuality and feedism are Black, but both are put uncomfortably...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2011
... on the different kinds of waste that characterize Burridge’s story: physical waste, wasted time, wasted energy. Just as Burridge finds his body rebelling against him — his leg slamming the table, his bowels loosening, his fragile composure vanishing — the nar- rative itself is interrupted by analogous...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Interlocutors and Partners Even though diverse actors can collaborate to reach heightened economic opportunities across the world, it has been another matter to use these often very sophisticated arrangements to take care of local development issues, such as sanitation, waste collection, and other...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and sheer volume of labor embodied in the time-con- suming work; chronotistically, one is unsettled by the gross expenditure of time on a single task. If time-consuming labor appears to lavish too much time on a single object, and thus appears to waste time...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... on NYU and the Academic Labor Movement Kitty Krupat and Laura Tanenbaum 27 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power Charlie Eaton 51 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing Micki McGee 61 The Waste Product of Graduate Education: Toward...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of revenge. 12. When President Arroyo of the Philippines on October 29, 2001, remarks that “the best breeding ground [for terrorism] is poverty,” or Arundhati Roy claims that bin Laden has been “sculpted from the spare rib of a world laid waste by America’s foreign policy,” something less than...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- jects of communication, those successfully beyond teaching, will see them as waste. But their collective labor will always call into question who truly is taking the orders of the Enlightenment. The waste lives for those moments 102 Moten...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of carbon credits on the global South, on the coltan mines and forced recyclers, the toxic waste, the surveilled, bombed, reported on, headlined, and unmentioned, as more machines of visualization are built and more visualizations are deployed to tick the machine, the World Computer, into another discrete...