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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pallavi Govindnathan This essay defines the spread of acid attacks in South Asia and other regions, where disputes over land, inheritances, dowries, and declined marriage proposals often arouse greed and jealousy and lead to violence. Acid attacks are profoundly vicious crimes, the more so because...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Poornima Paidipaty Poornima Paidipaty interviews the artist Pallavi Govindnathan on two recent series, Acerbic Drips and Reconstruction , which chronicle the social, psychic, and physical effects of acid attacks on young women in Bangladesh. This conversation explores questions of masculinity in...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 477–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in the rise of molecular biology and the corresponding identification of genes with stretches of a particular class of macromolecules, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), and the ensuing rise of gene technology. Since the late 1970s, genes and their products became technical objects of sorts, the substrates...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- view with a young painter, Pallavi Govindnathan, struggling to depict the wide- spread phenomenon of acid violence against women in Bangladesh. Here we have yet another form of gender violence, sometimes described as a crime of passion...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 121–128.
Published: 01 May 1990
... bestseller The Far Pavilions. And Rushdie is quite acidic about her makeup person who "obviously believed The Curry EastemTakeaway 123 that Indian princesses dip their eyes in black ink and get sun tans on their lips." Her lover (Ben Cross of Chariots of Fire fame), born...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 357–366.
Published: 01 May 2007
... kill weeds, it’s a gas, and then you got, uh, ether, which is a startin’ fluid, denatured alcohol, you got muriatic acid, lithium strips out of batteries . . . that’s pretty bad stuff.” For Jeffrey and thousands of others in Missouri who have taken on the speed of “more life,” everyday...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
...) The identification of other antibiotics that were effective against tuberculosis raised hopes that resistance could be overcome and cure could be achieved. After streptomycin, the first potential candidate was para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS). Initially, studies of the efficacy of PAS resulted in...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 1993
...Andrew Parker Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Politics In Theory Andrew Parker Though most reviewers have focused to date on its acidic appraisals of Fredric Jameson, Edward Said, and Salman Rushdie, what interests...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 395–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... patriot Hem Chandra Das carefully cut an oblong hole in 402 Herbert Broom’s 1,075-­page Commentary on the Common Law Designed as Intro­ Gandhi’s Counter-Guru ductory to Its Study. He then placed a Cadbury’s Cocoa tin containing picric acid, detonators, and a trigger device in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the inability to break down the amino acid phenylalanine. PKU appeared to be an exemplary case for NBS: it can be treated easily with a low-phenylalanine diet, but when left untreated, the accumulation of phenylalanine levels in the blood can lead to mental retardation. By the time a clinical...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 79–100.
Published: 01 January 2014
... vats of boiling nitric acid, and the stuff is then passed through pipes and filters and ends up in these fifty million-gallon tanks at the Savannah River Site. I think that visualization is important to our having the possibility of national political conversations about what these are. As in Secrecy...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 601–622.
Published: 01 September 2012
... evokes Andreas Gursky the urgent movements of the traders and renders the image “reminiscent of an Abstract Expressionist painting.”21 As Caitlin Zaloom comments, “The acid col- ors of trading coats swirl in and around the dealing pits. Hands and faces blur as they work to buy and sell financial...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... increasing number of Arab and European DJs, especially Restless Leg Syndrome and Acid Arab, jumped on board to promote Arab folklore as the latest hype in electronic dance music, under genre titles such as “Electro Dabke,” “Mijwez Dancehall,” and “Shamstep.” 1 Souleyman’s political neutrality and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- evant to the performance of houses. Indeed, the robustness of the house’s fittings, hot water system, and waste system in response to overcrowding and water that is often aggressive (corrosive through salt, alkalinity, acidity, etc.) in indigenous communities should be considered. Areas needing...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 53–84.
Published: 01 January 2015
... age” ( Levy 2005 ). Inc. magazine has called him “Silicon Valley’s leading intellectual” ( Chafkin 2010 ). In a much-talked-about takedown for the Baffler , the acid-tongued Evgeny Morozov (2013 : 66) put it this way: “The enduring emptiness of our technology debates has one main cause, and his...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 401–434.
Published: 01 September 2013
... familiar forms of textual analysis. Goffman’s distinctive style, his cold, dispassionate eye, and his acidic social commentary have earned him comparisons to a range of novelists, from Gustave Flaubert to Franz Kafka. Many of Goffman’s key sociological insights are based on evidence drawn from novels...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 41–64.
Published: 01 May 1990
... growth hormone, amino acids, and neuroactive drugs, steroids produce rapid growth in muscle mass and strength and quicker recovery from injury and intensive training. Associated side effects include water retention, hy- poglycemia, acne, gynecomastia, sexual impotence, liver cell damage, ma...