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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Georgina Ramsay The recent mass displacement of refugees has been described internationally as a “crisis.” But crisis implies eventfulness: a distinct problem that can be solved. The urgency of solving this problem of displacement has seen the use of expansive techniques of sovereignty across...
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Public Culture (1 January 1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
...Jacqueline Bhabha Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Embodied Rights: Gender Persecution, State Sovereignty, and Refugees Jacqueline...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... characterize global biological economies. As rhetorical and juridical devices, sovereign claims over viruses and genomes seek to establish new kinds of enclosures to control biological life. The recasting of sovereignty over biological parts, we argue, gains purchase by tethering biological materials to...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 125–146.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Ann Laura Stoler © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 On Degrees of Imperial Sovereignty Ann Laura Stoler We don’t do empire. Donald Rumsfeld, quoted in Roger Cohen, “Strange Bedfellows...
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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 1998) 10 (2): 397–416.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jürgen Habermas; Ciaran Cronin Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The European Nation-State: On the Past and Future of Sovereignty and Citizenship Jürgen Habermas Translated...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 259–284.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., Territoriality, and Sovereignty in Africa Achille Mbembe Translated by Steven Rendall F rom a philosophical point of view, globalization might be compared with what Heidegger called “the gigantic” (das Riesige). For among...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Lauren Berlant Duke University Press 2007 Nearly Utopian, Nearly Normal: Post-Fordist Affect in La Promesse and Rosetta Lauren Berlant Two nearly utopian moments mark the heart of the films La Promesse (1996...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... other—are deployed by different actors with conflicting views of the proper distribution and location of sovereign power. Foregrounding the role of fiscal practices in the forging of political obligation and affective bonds between citizens and the state, the essay reflects on the efficacy of el...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 93–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Maria Sonevytsky This article investigates how sovereignty works in practice by attending to the aural public sphere of Crimea, as “Eastern music” is produced and circulated by the Crimean Tatar radio and as it penetrates the public spaces of microtransit. I argue that through the dissemination of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... traffic—from ideals of citizenship in automotive traffic, to neoliberal demands to economize time in industrial supply-chain provisioning, to efforts to establish sovereignty violently, as drug traffickers seem to—autonomous agency emerges as an object of desire, but one that is difficult to secure. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sovereignty and reciprocity. 2016 community environment fracking Pennsylvania tragedy of the commons On a picture-perfect September morning in 2013 in the northern Pennsylvania hamlet of Trout Run, Cindy Bower noticed something unusual as she peered out the sunroom windows at the placid pond located a...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cotten Seiler How will the car affect China, that once “immobile empire”? US media accounts put tremendous faith in automobility as a maker of liberal political subjects as China undergoes its postsocialist transformation. But is the type of freedom offered by automobilized modernity necessarily...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In 2015...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... that the ultimate expression of sovereignty resides, to a Tlarge degree, in the power and the capacity to dictate who may live and who must die.1 Hence, to kill or to allow to live constitute the limits of sovereignty, its This essay is the result of sustained conversations with Arjun...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 443–449.
Published: 01 May 1998
... sovereignty. Before I raise a few questions about the normative vision implicit in Habermas’s essay, let me say that I agree with much of what he has to say about the history of the nation-state, about the process by which subjects become citizens, about the tensions between nationalism and republicanism...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 481–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
...: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of Movement. Durham, N.C.: Duke Uni- versity Press. Drinot, Paulo, ed. 2010. Che’s Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., eds. 2013. How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. El-Ariss, Tarek. 2013. Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political . New York: Fordham University Press. Em, Henry H. 2013. The Great Enterprise: Sovereignty and Historiography in Modern Korea...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 January 2011
... with the exhibition she curated. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the science of population in the era of fascism and the Cold War. Leela Gandhi is a professor of English at the University of Chicago. Her publica- tions include Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought and the...