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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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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 (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39-67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 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 this...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Solmaz Sharif A poem. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 poetry sign reading CHOOSE LIFE sign reading SOLVE THE WATER CRISIS sign reading WARNING UNEXPLODED SHELLS sign reading DATE SHAKES which did not mean as we guessed shaking the palm trees until the dates fell but what...
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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 (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127-128.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., her eyes were hazel, their waters green. Now repeat after me the three objects I asked you to hold. For I never had a cat I called my own. For he ravaged the neighbor’s chickens for monk brains. For they kidnapped him and he never returned. ...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 125-129.
Published: 01 September 2012
... calculators to repair the infrastructure? To determine, say, the pressure required to pump water from a well? To estimate the number of Social Text 112 • Vol. 30, No. 3 • Fall 2012 DOI 10.1215/01642472-1597368 © 2012 Duke University...
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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...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Markets, Mediating Labors, and the Branding of East German Culture at Super Illu Dominic Boyer 9 The Senses of Water in an Omani Town Mandana E. Limbert 35 Philoctetes Revisited: White Public Space and the Political Geography of Public Safety...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 21-29.
Published: 01 September 2002
... a doctoral dissertation on Fire. Sparks fly from his wrist and from 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...
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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 (4 (97)): 31-50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 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...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 101-121.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., 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; drugs, on the other hand, are widespread. The reconfiguration of La Joya as El Hoyo by its inhabitants is more than an ironic gesture...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1-8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... theme, demonstrating a range of dif- ferent methods of commodifying experience, and of negotiating memories denied legitimacy, in her article on the senses of water in an Omani town. Since the British-led coup in 1970 that deposed his father, Sultan Qaboos...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75-93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... escalating costs of such basic services as water and electricity. Cost recovery measures have resulted in an increased focus by local and national government on the disconnection of water and elec- tricity services, accompanying cholera outbreaks, and civic...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13-33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... community in transition. The shortage of potable water in Yeumbeul had been particularly acute, and sanitation problems had reached crisis proportions. A partner- ship composed of UNESCO’s Managing Social Transformations Program, ENDA Tiers Monde, and several grassroots organizations — the...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91-93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... feels upset. You go to the bathroom and try to vomit but nothing happens. You walk for a bit outside and decide to risk it and get on the subway. You start to feel worse as the N train crests the Manhattan Bridge on the way to Brooklyn. All the telltale signs: cold sweat, watering mouth. It’s going to...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103-105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... groups develop new bonds with friends and family, and sometimes community groups concerned with securing food, water, and energy for the future. They create online networks to share ideas and stories. In short, these particular economies of excess (food, energy, ammo) also produce a kind of excess...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107-115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... association with Plain Indians, as they would have had a hand in the efforts to subdue and “civilize” them. Certainly Harney’s companions in Gardner’s photo carried, and perhaps even celebrated, the memory that this distinguished major general and Civil War veteran had massacred Lakota people at Blue Water...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71-92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... local first responders and bring communication equipment, medical supplies, food, and water to survivors. Photo by Stephanie C. Kane Real-­time data indexing seismic and oceanographic movements stream through cables and air from across the ocean basin...