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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rihan Yeh In Tijuana, across the US-Mexico border from San Diego, California, transnational flows precipitate anxieties over autonomous agency. This essay explores how these anxieties afflict not just individual “I”s but the city’s “we”s as well. Due to pressures associated with different types...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Claudio Lomnitz © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Claudio Lomnitz is a professor of history and anthropology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico: An Anthropology of Nationalism (2001). Times of Crisis...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Néstor García Canclini © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Néstor García Canclini teaches anthropology and urban culture at the Universidad Autonomia Metropolitana in Mexico City. Among his many works is the recent Ciudad de los viajeros (1996). Borja, Jordi, and Manuel...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 269–293.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Claudio Lomnitz Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Modes of Citizenship in Mexico Claudio Lomnitz One of the first cultural accounts of citizenship in Latin America was O Roberto da Matta’s (1979) effort...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to mitigate climate change and promote collaborative energy production, such as community-owned wind parks. Even when states adopt bold energy transition targets, as Mexico has done, the methods of transition can be deeply problematic. 2016 Anthropocene Mexico politics renewable energy wind power...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Josh Kun This essay focuses on the contemporary migrant musical practices of mobile Mexican DJ sound systems, or sonidos. Operating on both sides of the US-Mexico border, sonidos use the DJ mix as a form of musical communication and community that both moves between the United States and Mexico...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of financial and other value from life itself. Visiting the US-Mexico and Euro-African borders in turn, it considers biotechnologies for surveillance and detection; detention and “warehousing”; and risk strategies for deterring migration, in each case delving into the political economy of human vitality...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rihan Yeh A series of ethnographic examples, all related to a demonstration at the International Port of Entry connecting Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego, California, show the importance for Tijuana's public sphere of the distinction between documented and undocumented status vis-à-vis the United...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Shaylih Muehlmann This article analyzes the unease created in northern Mexico by the prevalence of “narco-accusations,” which single out individuals suspected of being drug traffickers. The official discourse to justify the Mexican government’s unwillingness to investigate the majority...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Harel Shapira This essay explores the ways residents in southern Arizona are experiencing and responding to the militarization of the United States – Mexico border. By focusing on the local level, the essay examines an emergent border politics that focuses neither on immigrants nor the economy...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 487–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Joseph Masco; Joseph Masco © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Joseph Masco is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of the forthcoming book The Nuclear Borderlands: The Manhattan Project in Post–Cold War New Mexico. Masco, Joseph...
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Public Culture 10742495.
Published: 02 November 2023
... State Calculations and the Political Promise of Replication DIANA GRAIZBORD I do not accept the results of that survey! Mexico s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said during his daily morning press conference on August 6, 2020. AMLO, as the president is known, had been asked by a journalist...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 January 1996
... , Alan . 1994. “Popular Culture and the Revolutionary State in Mexico 1910–1940.” Hispanic American Historical Review 74 ( 3 ): 393 -444. Lomnitz , Claudio . 1982. Evolución de una sociedad rural. Mexico: Sepochentas. Lomnitz , Claudio . 1992. Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2007
... at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Buenos Aires. His publications include Democracy in Latin America, 1760 – 1900, vol. 1, Civic Selfhood and Public Life in Mexico and Peru (2003). He is currently completing the second volume, on Argentina and Cuba...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2007
... expression hallazgos de catedráticos (professors’ findings) became hexádegos de cadeirádegos in nationalist Gallego — a nonsense. Equally, in late-nineteenth-century Mexico, the dandy Manuel Guitiérrez Nájera, el Duque Job, called...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... Claudio Lomnitz works on culture and politics in Mexico and in the Americas. His books include Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in Mexican National Space (1992); Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico: An Anthropology of Nation- alism...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
... aerial systems US-Mexico border In the space of less than twenty years, drones have become ubiquitous components of the security infrastructures that produce and police territories and borders of all kinds—from national dividing lines to the more scattered or almost imperceptible spatial relations...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... . Fregoso Rosa-Linda . 2017 . “ Las muertas en vida de México .” In Desapariciones: Usos locales, circulaciones globales , edited by Gatti Gabriel , 119 – 40 . Bogotá : Siglo del Hombre-Uniandes . Gatti Gabriel . 2011 . “ De un continente al otro: El desaparecido transnacional, la...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 265–269.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., the former residence of the ill- fated emperor Maximilian and, before that, the last fortress to fall at the gates of Mexico City during the American invasion of 1847. It is an eminently public place, but certainly not a place of open public access; it is a historical monument towering over the center...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... -107. Elson , Diane , and Ruth Pearson, eds. 1989 . Women's employment and multinationals in Europe . Basingstoke, England: Macmillan. Fernandez-Kelly , Maria Patricia . 1983 . For we are sold, I and my people: Women and industry in Mexico's frontier . Albany: State University of New...