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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 (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 (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 (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 (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Emotional Labor, and Carceral Intimacy” considers how such photographs circulate, connecting incarcerated subjects and their loved ones. From the circulation of images across a carceral divide we turn, in the issue’s second group of research essays, to the movement of sound across the US-Mexico border...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... attention to the everydayness of violence work by the police, which, they argue, appears obscure and unremarkable when set against the spectacle of war. Drawing on examples from policing by the Los Angeles Police Department as well as aerial patrol at the US-Mexico border, Kaplan and Miller show how...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the border strengthen national security? What impact does the militarization of the border have on the US economy? What impact does it have on United States – Mexico relations? To the extent that local issues are ever addressed, the focus is on the impact of the border militarization campaigns...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
... In Tijuana the “International Line” is not the border per se. Rather, la Línea refers to San Ysidro, the city’s main port of entry between Mexico and the United States, and to the area just south. It refers to the area that borders on the border, where the line forms to cross north. I have heard...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2022
... national borders in the hopes of raising a transnational public consciousness concerning the plight of migrants and to entreat President Barack Obama to end US deportation programs. I trace AMIREDIS's border politics—less a migration effort than a march on the halls of power—through the architecture...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... referent of “American” as it is used by my informants and commonly along the Mexico–U.S. border to identify residents and citizens of the United States who do not identify themselves as Mexican. 461 Public Culture one million...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
...,” a tour through the United States organized by relatives of victims of the violence created by the war on drugs in Mexico. The goal of the caravan was to visit several US cities and bring attention to the very high human cost created by drug policies in both Mexico and the United States. On this tour...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., futureless adolescents, pensioners, children living in the streets, victims of torture, AIDS patients, the mentally ill, exiles, indigenous peoples, and battered women. More recently, in Mexico, Ileana Diéguez (2016) has collected pieces that use the figure to think about disarticulated genders, broken...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
... America , edited by J. Beverley, J. Oviedo, and M. Arona. Durham,N.C.: Duke University Press. ———. 1998 . Ética de la liberación en la edad de la globalización y de la exclusión . Mexico City: Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México. Eze, Emmanuel Chukwudi. 1997 . The color of reason...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 January 1996
... in the past decades. Until the mid-l970s, the term “naco,” which was allegedly a contraction of Totonaco, was used as a slur against Indians or, more generally, against peasants or anyone who stood for the provincial back- wardness that Mexico...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
... as though Mexico stood outside of the laws that shelter and pro- tect the civilised peoples.3 Thus, with the gradual attainment of stability and hegemony, the revolutions of the past were portrayed as inevitable and useful, and they could...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... There is the strong fear that Spanish is killing off English; it is considered the language of the largest minority, and yet a small percentage of this minority, if by minority we mean citizens, fluently speaks it or is fully able to use it as a written form of expression at all levels (academic, literary...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): vi.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of design”; Jie Li explores Chinese cyber- memories of the Cultural Revolution through two banned documentaries; Mari- ana Valverde looks back at Walter Benjamin’s last days in the Catalan border town of Port Bou; Rihan Yeh examines the exclusions involved in public formation on Mexico’s northern...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 20–30.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Mexico is turned back at the border by a group of Mexican border guards depicted as greasy, stupid and clearly corrupt. Our hero, however, is able to outwit them, sneaking his sports car across the line. From the land of the free, home of the brave, he looks back to give the startled guards...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 441–467.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Joseph Masco © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Joseph Masco is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of “States of Insecurity:Plutonium and Post–Cold War Anxiety in New Mexico, 1992–96”in Cultures of Insecurity: States, Communities...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the cemetery: “Walter Benjamin, filòsof alemany” — that is, “German philoso- pher” in Catalan. (The language is significant, since during the almost forty years of Franco’s dictatorship the use of Catalan was not allowed in any public place...