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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Water is a continually sought after resource, and we are just beginning to fully understand the water wars to come. The long history of water struggle upon indigenous territories and the global South, such as the Cochabamba water wars in Bolivia and the #NoDAPL...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Mandana E. Limbert Duke University Press 2001 Attia, Habib. 1985 . Water-sharing rights in the Jerid Oases of Tunisia. In Property, social structure and law in the modern Middle East, edited by Ann Elizabeth Mayer. Albany: State University of New York Press. Barth, Fredrik. 1978...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. Ligia Lewis, Water Will (in Melody) , 2019. Performance view. Performance Space New York. Photograph by Maria Baranova. Courtesy of Performance Space New York. More
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 2. Ligia Lewis, Water Will (in Melody) , 2019. Performance view. Performance Space New York. Photograph by Maria Baranova. Courtesy of Performance Space New York. More
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 51–67.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 1. Ligia Lewis, Water Will (in Melody) , 2019. Performance view. Performance Space New York. Photograph by Maria Baranova. Courtesy of Performance Space New York. ...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of contemporary cultural materials (classics like the movies of John Waters and the early performances of Bette Midler, as well as such recent works as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth , the television show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! , and music videos by Fergie, Nicki Minaj, and Psy) and show how...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2021
... its liquid coat. The characters of Trengtreng and Kaykay, Shumpall, Trempulkalwe, Ngen-ko, among others, emerge from and inhabit the water, in which they take on various forms. The universe was created in water, and at the same time, water is a guide toward the dimension of death. We can trace...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 23–49.
Published: 01 December 2019
... infusing the air in the room clung to one’s skin. Snaking along each wall, small tubes vaporized water that filled the room, rose to the ceiling, and collected in moist beads overhead. Slowly, the moisture gathered and drops fell to the ground and pooled on the floor in what appeared to be an enigmatic...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... University Press 2018 port mine network capital extraction condensation For the Standing Rock Sioux, David Archambault II says, water is not a resource but a relative. 1 It is kin to the species producers of lifetimes for capital, including the nonhuman beings and producers of nature whose...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 21–38.
Published: 01 March 2022
... In the hardscrabble cities of the so-called Global South, what constitutes a viable politics of climate mitigation for an urban majority sometimes keeping its head above water and, at other times, creating the semblance of dynamic livelihoods? Despite enduring poverty, there is much about urban life in the South...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 69–91.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to be almost weightless. . . . It would have to be immediately and ideally displaced. 44 Similarly, the “magic” Venn's machine demonstrates requires material conditions to be treated as logical relations. The sand and water that overflow the lower bowl and pile up in the trays and filters below grant...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and they that had done right went away from the holy place and were forgotten in the city.” . . . A gale sprang up at sea which threatened to wreck him. He said: Apparently the power of the God of these people is only over water. When Pharaoh came He drowned him in water, when...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... with the material infrastructure of water, gas, and electricity for the ideals to have any real weight or meaning. The scene is a perfect reduction of the problem this essay addresses, the essential tension between democratization and mod- ernization and, in particular, the status within global modernity...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that conceals the violent exclusions through which the neighborhood was constituted. Most of the self-built homes are one or two rooms in size, many with earthen floors and with rooftops made of recycled materials. Water is scarce, electricity is stolen, and formal employment and public services are nonexistent...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21–29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the throat of a woman first glimpsed in a water meadow. Who can tell what the brilliant Immanuel can or can’t have had in mind? In his Physishe Geographie volcanoes blow their spouts off, wild beasts...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (1 (154)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2023
... is presented as a raw material given by nature, like the soil (land and water).” 3 What I am marking here is that the extraction of geologic material—gold, silver, coal, and so forth—and the histories of racial capitalism emerge from the same impulse. As Kathryn Yusoff articulates: “Slavery is driven...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
... in the New River is especially harmful because it flows through the Imperial Valley, which is a major source of winter fruits and vegetables, cotton, and grain for domestic and export markets. Water contamination from industry runoff has long been a serious problem in the border context. In the late 1990s...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... than provider of services. In this model, municipal services are run more like a business with the emphasis being on financial cost recovery. Priva- tization has resulted in escalating costs of such basic services as water and electricity. Cost recovery...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 2011
... instantly, so that their struggle does not damage the jellyfish’s delicate ten-­foot-­long tentacles. By pumping water in and out of their bells, they can move up to two yards a second. Box jellyfish are transparent and pale...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... restructuring that was under way. Here, municipal “authority” was constituted almost by default, as the mayor played on the convergence of opportunity and vulnerability that usually characterizes a community in transition. The shortage of potable water in Yeumbeul had been particularly acute...