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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Christina Dunbar-Hester This article considers media activism around low-power FM radio as hybrid formation, combining expertise with amateurism and management with self-organizing practice. Specifically, it ethnographically examines the technical and social practices of a group of activists who...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Steven Gregory Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Race, Identity and Political Activism: The Shifting Contours of the African American Public Sphere...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Meir Wigoder Meir Wigoder's account of photographing the Separation-Wall, in Israel-Palestine, over a period of three years, offers a critique of the very vigilant and testimonial activity of taking on such projects: Is it possible to de-materialize a wall through a political aesthetic activity...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... visualizations of performative environmental protests that took place in June 2012 against the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil. It claims that these visualizations are governed by a particular ontology that has its origins in the military and colonial activity of turning landscapes, and environments in general, into...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Josef Sorett This essay tracks the evolving tensions between culture and politics in African American life to offer an account of how an idea of “church” shapes contemporary black literature and social activism. Although generally understood as a dramatic reimagining of the black past and as a...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
... analysis and simulation of cities. While this campaign shares many similarities with computer-based efforts to study cities and inform urban policy during the United States’ urban crisis in the 1960s, the rise of the Internet presents new opportunities to involve citizens more actively, on a larger scale...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ash Amin This article revisits the canon that imagines urban public space as a site of civic and political formation, based on active subjects. In contrast, the article explores the implications of thinking the urban landscape as sentient in its own right, as a hum of interacting humans and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... plays a role in shaping cross-border migrant politics and activism through what the essay explores as the “aesthetics of allá.” 2015 DJs immigration music US-Mexico border Art is irreducible to land, to the people, to the moment that produces it; nevertheless, it’s inseparable from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... successful, however, the UCMC has also had to learn how to manage its research and service activities in ways that can be tracked by governmental auditors and that can be made apparent and accountable to an already suspicious public. 2013 In 2005 Dr. James L. Madara, the University of Chicago Medical...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... social equality — and a Syriac spatial practice of urbanism that has commissioned material difference. If the “from above” is typically assumed to be the plans and practices of professionals, and the “from below” is usually portrayed as grassroots activism with no lasting physical effects, I investigate...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... evaluate the rationality of the economic participants whose activities compose this reflexive device. Reading the financial future places affect at the center of calculation. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Thanks to Matthew Engelke, Eric Klinenberg, Andrew Lakoff, Elizabeth Roberts...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... audacity of this Olympian fantasy world helped draw nobles into the new “figured world” of French empire, but equating France with Rome also legitimated state activism, allowing the balance of power in France to tip away from the nobility and toward the king and state. Copyright 2012 by Duke University...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 467–477.
Published: 01 September 2008
... health to be activated in relation to the human organism—notions that are at best inexact. Duke University Press 2008 Translated by Todd Meyers and Stefanos Geroulanos TRANSLATION Health: Crude Concept and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... active audience participation in dancing dabke . Although universal humanity can be used cynically to demonstrate cultural othering to Western spectators or to diminish support to Palestinian national liberation, the article argues that Palestinian electro- dabke musicians capitalize on universal...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 505–510.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ramesh Srinivasan; Adam Fish Digital networks are part of a larger media ecology that works to spread awareness, scrutiny, and activism. Such networks help coordinate and mobilize physical assembly and protest and are also tools wielded to empower repression and oppression. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 511–516.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gabriella Coleman This article examines some of the attributes that mark geek and hacker politics as distinct from other domains of digitally based activism and offers an introductory framework to assess their political significance. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 ...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mayanthi L. Fernando The politics of recognition remains a common way to articulate and adjudicate minorities’ claims, yet, as a number of scholars have argued, calling on the state for redress serves to secure the state’s sovereignty. Drawing on Muslim French activism in France, the author...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... communities), and thus the burden to actively resist (educate, lead, and organize) not fall on scholars of color alone and that the inherent tensions in diversity work must at all times remain foregrounded. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 diversity higher education/academia anti...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the public activism of many whose forms of political communication are usually ignored, or even denounced as passive. But a more generous definition of the political, one that does not presume liberal democracy as its natural setting or emancipation as its aim, can show how even compliance and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... imposed. Here an extraordinary brassage is at work—a mix and, at times, a linking of arms, a wealth of commentary and engaged political analysis—that speaks, as few words can, to the tangible reality of postcolonial France. Nowhere is this as evident as in the explosion of artistic activity taking place...