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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to collective anxieties over the terms of everyday survival and the difficulty of determining just who is in charge. This essay is an ethnography of extorted life, mapping the expanding geographies of extortion in postwar Guatemala to illuminate how this cold-blooded business organizes life at the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill Across Guatemala City, Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers warehouse users (often against their will) in the name of salvation. This essay, in response, details how pastors deploy digital media to assess a user’s relative fitness for a Christian life. Of particular interest...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the strongest networks forming in the postwar countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. Today a range of security officials train their efforts on a curious loophole in gang membership—Christian conversion as a way out—and by doing so open up new streams of funding and prompt a specialized...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... violence and the intimacy of extortion in Guatemala; through a study of Gezi Park we come to better understand property regimes in Turkey; and we discover how US nuclear workers are certain to experience exposure and why such injuries and harms are both normalized and justified. In the first Forum...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 579–580.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... War by Other Means: Aftermath in Post-genocide Guatemala . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. McDonald, David A. 2013. My Voice Is My Weapon: Music, Nationalism, and the Poetics of Palestinian Resistance . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Nahon, Karine, and Jeff Hemsley. 2013. Going Viral...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Study of Religion and in the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of City of God: Christian Citizenship in Postwar Guatemala and a coeditor of Genocide: Truth, Memory, and Repre...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in a vastly different register than Arkin’s. O’Neill’s account builds on evidence gathered in Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers in Guatemala City, where digital photographs are used to discern whether an addict has achieved salvation, through a “hermeneutics of life” that proceeds by “reading...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Times of War María Victoria Uribe Colombia, along with Peru, Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, and Guatemala, belongs to an unusual group of countries determined to resolve and end an internal armed conflict without abandoning a democratic mode of gov...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Kwon, Soo Ah. 2013. Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Levenson, Deborah T. 2013. Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
...: Towards a Digital Order of Knowledge. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press. Way, J. T. 2012. The Mayan in the Mall: Globalization, Development, and the Making of Modern Guatemala. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. White, Bob W., ed. 2012. Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Shamus Khan Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Our issue opens with a provocation. Kevin Lewis O’Neill and Jatin Dua draw on their own research — on a Pentecostal drug rehabilitation center in Guatemala and on piracy off the coast of Somalia, respectively — to suggest that some...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
... abandonment captivity escape freedom precarity In the streets of Guatemala City, on the outer edges of today’s war on drugs, Christians hold a growing number of users captive inside Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers. Inside these makeshift asylums, pastors preach about the slavery of salvation...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 58–61.
Published: 01 January 1988
.... Submitted by: Anita Fahringer University of Pennsylvania The Journey* By V.S. Naipaul It stopped at Guatemala City. In the dark airport building - beyond the jagged, mud- colored volcano...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 619–622.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Nelson, Diane M. 2009. Reckoning: The Ends of War in Guatemala. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Ng, Janet. 2009. Paradigm City: Space, Culture, and Capitalism in Hong Kong. Albany: State University of New York Press. Peleg, Ilan. 2009. The Legacy of...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
... personae: Peru’s Augusto Leguia presented himself as the divine “Viracocha” to Indian villagers in the 1920s; Guatemala’s Jorge Ubico toured the highlands by motorcycle in the 1930s to dedicate bridges in villages. However, pop- ulist politicians developed a spectacular vulgarity that outshone...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2010
...: Fundación PIEB. Sneath, David, Martin Holbraad, and Mortan Axel Pedersen. 2009 . Technologies of the imagination: An introduction. Ethnos 7 : 5 – 30. Stepputat, Finn. 2003 . Lynching en svøbe for menneskeheden: Kollektiv vold og u/ sikkerhedens politik i Guatemala (Lynching, a scourge for...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... $10,000. A similar event occurred in Guatemala City. Children either stolen or bought from poor families or single mothers were ready to be sent to pri- vate US organizations ,supposedly benefactors but actually doing a fine business in the sale of human organs. According to the police...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 337–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Nathaniel Samuel Murrell, eds. 2000. Religion, Culture, and Tradition in the Caribbean. New York: St. Martin’s Press. Gradin, Greg. 2000. The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Grant, Patrick. 1999...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the material vehicularization of cultural forms has been foregrounded by Paul Kockelman (2002) in his dissertation on the linguistic mediation of social life in a Q’eqchi’-Maya village in Guatemala. There a woman may be seen to physically...
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Public Culture (1 January 1996) 9 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 1996
... the Arcades Project (Cam- bridge: MIT Press, 1993), p. 95. serves transient workers, but few now are Japanese. Instead they come from Mex- 71 ico and Guatemala or from the Northern industrial rust-belt, Some come from Eclipse of History Alaskan fishing ships or fruit...