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Public Culture (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 (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...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 477–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
... organismic combinations. It is thus intrinsically translational. The same holds, at the molecular level, for the technologies of nucleic acid recombination. It is thus not by chance that from its inception, the technology of nucleic acid manipulation was associated with the term engineering — genetic...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- 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, which surely it is not. The drill is simple. A young man, unable to secure...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 357–366.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 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 consumer products have taken on a hyperreal value. Jef- frey’s products...
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Public Culture (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 (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
...) . 1950 . “ Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis with Streptomycin and Para-Amino-Salicylic Acid .” British Medical Journal 2 , no. 3 : 1073 – 85 . Petryna Adriana . 2005 . “ Ethical Variability: Drug Development and Globalizing Clinical Trials .” American Ethnologist 32 , no. 3 : 183...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 133–142.
Published: 01 January 1993
... . New York: Routledge. 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 me especially about In Theory: Classes...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... State-mandated NBS has been in place in the United States since the 1960s, when Robert Guthrie developed a bacterial assay that enabled early detection of phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare metabolic disorder characterized by the inability to break down the amino acid phenylalanine. PKU appeared...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 601–622.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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 commodities.”22 In the image’s drift from the figurative to the abstract — its tendency to appear less as a transparent...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 395–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... then placed a Cadbury’s Cocoa tin containing picric acid, detonators, and a trigger device in the excavated space. This biblio-­bomb was then wrapped in brown paper and taken by one Paresh Mallick (wearing the uniform of a postal peon) to the home of Chief Presidency Magistrate Douglas H. Kingsford, who...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
... into a flower­pot, paint racing stripes on your car or cook up a fruit acid skin peel,” have huge followings,39 as do a number of other sites devoted to women-made clothes, jewelry, and housewares. Many frame their return to the domestic arts...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 79–100.
Published: 01 January 2014
... rods into gigantic 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...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., alkalinity, acidity, etc.) in indigenous communities should be considered. Areas needing better design and careful specification and detailing include wastewater systems able to cope with large numbers of people; hot water systems that take into account water quality, running costs, and house...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 193–217.
Published: 01 May 2021
... precipitated the closure of prominent mines. Even after the closures, gold continued to leave its mark on the city. The city's most vulnerable live with radioactive soil, toxic groundwater, acid mine drainage, and respiratory conditions (Harrison and Zack 2012 ). Parks, monuments, and a mining belt...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 601–623.
Published: 01 September 2019
... that funding for research and reform would diminish crime and raise the stature of the police. But that was beside the point. The incentive to support federal funding now existed, regardless of its use. When Congress lessened appropriations for the OLEA in 1966, Tamm used his acid tongue, usually reserved...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 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 performance of Arab rural wedding music for foreigners brought criticism...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... booster), selenium, various minerals, and amino acids. In the support group that Ntombi attends, not everyone has been systemati- cally exploited in these trading networks. Some members have taken advantage of the system and have assumed...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 41–64.
Published: 01 May 1990
... of the class of anabolic steroids which are naturally occurring derivatives or synthetically produced chemical imitations of the male sex hormone testosterone. In large artificial doses by pill or in- jection, and particularly when 'stacked' with other substances like human growth hormone, amino acids...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... animals that satisfy “the demand for meat animals of low carcass fat to meet nutritional recommendations for a reduction in dietary lipid intake, particularly of saturated fatty acids”; at the same time, biomedical researchers seek their own therapeutic answers to human fat, which for most...