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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to the Prince as a frame, the essay analyzes these strategies of rule as they were used by the United States government and by the Arab regimes in the context of the Arab uprisings of 2011. The essay contextualizes these strategies in the history of the Cold War, the rise of neoliberal economics...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and satellite television play mutually reinforcing roles. Arab uprisings body celebrity spectacle Syria media Like Wehbi’s, Assala’s reach is transnational. But in contrast to Wehbi’s sexual infractions, Assala’s transgression is political. Assala’s activism pushes Marcus’s conformity/defiance...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., not just in the Arab world. Using concepts drawn from Jacques Rancière's work on discursive regimes, I show how the graffiti, chants, popular songs, video clips, signs, banners and dramatizations produced during the uprising wrench everyday discourses into an effective rhetoric of national resistance...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... period of the Arab uprisings, during which the band was established. At the beginning of 2011, the band members released a single called “The Green Revolution” featuring other musicians from Palestine, in which they salute the Tunisian people and yearn for their own freedom. Arab unity is also expressed...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 259–279.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the Islamic movements caused the uprising or led it, but they were a very important element in it; any attempt to deny this is mistaken and politically irresponsible. IA: Does the Arab Spring inaugurate a shift in thinking about the Middle East and its relation with the West? For a long time the West...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
.../articles/refugee-neighbours-hostipitality-2 . Foucault Michel . 1989 . Foucault Live: Interviews 1966–84 . Edited by Lotringer Sylvère . New York : Semiotext(e) . Gabiam Nell Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Elena . 2016 . “ Palestinians and the Arab Uprisings: Political Activism...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 521–566.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., arguing that large-scale settlement was impractical, undesirable, and oppressive to the Arab popula- tion. Palestine, he maintained, should be viewed as a diasporic focus of religious and spiritual regen- eration. See Ahad Ha’am, Nationalism and the Jewish Ethic...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 January 1990
... “Hamas” has been drawn in the shape of a rifle. Hamas, meaning “zeal” in Arabic, is the strongest “fundamentalist” organization in the Occupied Territories. Organized in the early days of the Intifada, Hamas is the militant underground wing...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... essay, Robyn Creswell begins with a lovely illustration of untranslatable words, drawing upon his own experience as a translator of Arabic. While some have claimed that “Arabic is a controversial language,” leading to a kind of estrangement of English and Arabic, Creswell argues that we must assert...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2014
... this to me in a café near Tahrir Square soon after the Arab uprisings of 2011: “I met almost all my best friends on Twitter,” she said. “My old friends and family refused to talk politics. So I went online to find political people.” After extended online conversations, she started joining street protests...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... provided to soldiers ( Hughes 2009 : 317). Tens of thousands of Palestinian Arabs were detained ( Khalili 2010 : 423). The categorical terms of imprisonment reflect the British refusal to acknowledge the nature of the uprising. Matthew Hughes (2009 : 318) indicates that Britain “classified the Arab revolt...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Sarah J. , 3 – 33 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Tazzioli Martina . 2015 . Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings . London : Rowman and Littlefield . Torpey John . 2000 . The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 213–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... change politics at the national or international level. Since the intensification and expansion of the global social movements in 2011, in which the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement built on the foundations laid since the Zapatista uprising in 1994, we as commoners have nonetheless placed our bodies...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 January 1997
.... Nintendo war against Iraq. More than anything these events solidified a vilification of Arabs that equated the Middle East, Islam, Arabs, and terrorism. This racist emulsion of geography and identity, politics and religion reached a crescendo...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 617–653.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ayşe Parla; Ceren Özgül This article focuses on the state confiscation of the Surp Hagop Armenian cemetery as more than just another fact about the famous 2013 protests in Gezi Park in Istanbul. In addition to coming to terms with the limits of the Gezi uprising in relation to its claims...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
... corporations, governments, and elites, as official oppositions in designated political arenas cower in the wings of conformity, fearful of electoral defeat or ridicule in a pro-establishment media. The Arab Springs, the Occupy movement, the protests in Southern Europe against austerity, the uprisings...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Joseph Massad © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Joseph Massad teaches modern Arab politics and intellectual history at Columbia University. He is the author of Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan (2001) and numerous articles on Palestinian and Israeli...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
... . Reshuffling the demographic cards in Israel/Palestine. Journal of Palestine Studies 28 : 21 -39. Dar, Yuli. 1996 . Yishuvei ha'aravim meshamshim mekom mistor letayarim bilti h. uqiim [Arab towns used as a hiding place for illegal tourists]. Kol Hatzafon , 26 January. Farsakh, Leila. 2000 . Under...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and Modernities. London: Verso. Amuzegar , J. 1982. “Oil Wealth: A Very Mixed Blessing.” Foreign Affairs Spring : 814 -835. Asad , T. 1993. Genealogies of Religion. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Ayubi , N. 1991. Political Islam: Religion and Politics in the Arab...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2005
... in Israeli art. This essay examines this exhibit against the backdrop of the state’s anniversary celebrations to indicate the ways in which categories of East/West, Arab/Jew, Miz- rahi/Ashkenazi, and religious/secular are reifi ed and mapped onto one another. While the fact of these divisions...