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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., 2007). We thank the Guggenheim Foundation and the British Academy for their support. The Visible and the Invisibles: Photography and Social Imaginaries in Brazil Beatriz Jaguaribe and Maurício Lissovsky...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
...K. Drybread When suspected rapists are detained in Brazil, they are frequently subject to brutal punishments: sodomy, torture, or summary execution. This article examines the competing logics of gender and justice that intersect in Brazilian prisons as authorities sometimes attempt to protect...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 165–185.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Michael Hanchard Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited “A Cinderela Negra,” Veja , 7 de Julho, 1993 , 66 -73. Andrews , George Reid . 1991 . Blacks and Whites in São Paulo, Brazil. 1888–1988 . Madison: University of Wisconsin. Neves...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... visualizations of performative environmental protests that took place in June 2012 against the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil. It claims that these visualizations are governed by a particular ontology that has its origins in the military and colonial activity of turning landscapes, and environments in general...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 365–373.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Camila Pierobon Abstract This article reflects on the dangers related to the circulation and displacement of the urban poor in Brazil, which intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. The author describes a moment when Black women with small children asked for permission from the leadership...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Teresa P. R. Caldeira A series of interventions by young men are transforming public spaces in São Paulo, Brazil, and articulating anew the profound social inequalities that have always marked them. The new urban practices include graffiti, pixação (São Paulo’s style of tagging), and new modes...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This essay discusses the impact of realist aesthetics as a “pedagogy of the gaze” that addresses the pressing issues of urban violence in Brazil. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 I thank Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar for suggesting the title of this essay...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 455–464.
Published: 01 May 1995
... James Schwoch W hy is Manaus, Brazil an important city within the capitalist world- system? Since the 18OOs, Manaus has served as a linchpin in the global economy and represented an important locale in the consciousness of capitalist ideology. Like Timbuktu in the Sahara...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 593–604.
Published: 01 September 1993
... and Poverty in Brazil, 1980–1995.” Background paper to World Development Report 90. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. Furtado , C. 1982 . A Nova Dependênda . Rio de Janeiro: Paz e Terra. Gall , Norman . 1991 . “The Floating World of Brazilian Inflation.” São Paulo: Fernand Braudel Institute...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 579–592.
Published: 01 September 1993
... ( no. 4 ): 61 -76. Besas , P. 1992 . “Globo Grabs the TV Jackpot in Brazil.” Variety , March 23, p. 82 . Blau , A. 1992 . “The Promise of Public Access.” The Independent , April, p. 22 -26. Bruce , I. 1991 . “Televisión y video popular: las otras caras del poder...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 645–663.
Published: 01 September 2019
... amid capitalism, in a vital moment of global political rupture. To speak of impunity for police violence, or of iterative gains in reform, is to dramatically misunderstand the work of policing. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Brazil police killings policing prison We walk...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 295–312.
Published: 01 January 1999
... capital from the backlands of Brazil were only moderately concerned with the tropical scenery. Instead, they were eagerly purchasing postcards that depicted the emblems of national progress.1 Postcards of trolley cars, monuments, and technical installa- tions embedded with the mythologizing force...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Carla Costa Teixeira © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Carla Costa Teixeira is an associate professor of anthropology at the Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, where she has been researching political anthropology since 1993. She is the author of A Honra da Política (1998...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 136–144.
Published: 01 January 1989
... of the International Flow of Television Programme Material . Paris: UNESCO. Odindo , J. 1986 “African Nations Struggle to Make Television Their Own.” The New York Times , December 28. Riding , A. 1984 “On a Booming Television Network, Brazil Gets a Clearer Picture of Itself.” The New York Times...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of Evita.1 In turn, Lula’s electoral triumph in Brazil was perceived as the symbolic conclusion of that nation’s democratic transition, as the washing away of Brazil’s military rule that had formally concluded in 1981. Finally, in Uruguay...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... 1995. “Citizenship, justice, law: Limits and prospects of democratization in Brazil,” Paper presented at the Conference, “Fauclt Lines of Democratic Governance in the Americas.” Miami, North-South Center. de Certeau , Michel . 1984. The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley: University...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 January 1988
... breathtaking about it; the fabled airport shape of the city itself is hard, if not impossible, to read from the air. Here as in so many other instances in Brazil, an official discourse flies far from the signified to which it is sup- posedly attached. Representation has achieved a high degree of autonomy...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
... bikinis on the beach and mandated neckties on bus drivers. In Brazil, the theater of state was reduced to sterile receptions at the airport in Brasilia, turning a city that was an exuberant symbol of developmentalist populism into a concrete parade review stand. Juntas in Brazil and Argentina...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 January 1989
... 11, in other words? MM: Yeah. Although, you know, McCann picked up the Coke account, for the first time in history, in Brazil in '42. WMO:Is that right? I didn't know that. MM: It didn't actually get the business in the US until the mid-50's. WMO:Who did it before? MM: I think DArcy...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 565–573.
Published: 01 May 2000
... in Brazil. New York: Routledge. Burns, Kathryn. 1999. Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Buse, Peter, and Andrew Stott, eds. 1999. Ghosts: Deconstruction, Psychoanaly...