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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 September 2005
... toward an Ecology of Matter”( Political Theory, 2004 ). She is working on a book that explores the ecological implications of different conceptions of materiality in contemporary political thought. The Agency of Assemblages...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Laura Junka Duke University Press 2006 Figure 1  Aesthetics of Gaza Beach during the intifada al-Aqsa. Photo: Laura Junka P H O T O - E S S AY Camping in the Third Space: Agency, Representation...
Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1 Israel and the occupied territories (Central Intelligence Agency, The World Factbook [ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/is.html , accessed October 21, 2017]) The map has been altered, deleting some of the cities that appear in the original and adding More
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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 (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ursula K. Heise Animated film is one of the principal aesthetic forms through which modern societies engage with the agency of nonhumans and objects. Beyond their particular themes or characters, animated films rely as a matter of principle on setting objects in motion; this principle has close...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 287–326.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of social structuration or (2) signs of the animating effects of world-transforming collective social agencies. The “wave” thus generates questions—and uncertainties—about the relation of structure to agency . Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 social theory social movements wave...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Matthew Chin In this article, the author complicates the current positioning of Jamaica within international discourses as exceptionally homophobic by focusing on the island in the 1970s as a site through which to understand how the struggle for sexual agency among subjects of same sex desire...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Kim Shayo Buchanan; Phillip Atiba Goff; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Law enforcement agencies, community advocates and policymakers hope that the widespread adoption of police bodycams will alleviate racial disparities and reduce misconduct and use of force. Racial justice has been central...
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Public Culture 10742495.
Published: 02 November 2023
...Diana Graizbord Abstract This article examines how and to what effect the scientific ideal and practice of replication is adopted by a Mexican federal government agency charged with measuring poverty. The commitment to replication among state poverty experts is traced to their self-conception...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2018
... politics and the actual production of such an archive through social and technical systems that preexist it. Such experiments in self-archiving, the essay argues, are crucial to better understanding power and collective agency in the context of digital media. References Abbas Basel Abou-Rahme...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to it. Yet they represent the last category of persons formally to be disallowed political agency, suggesting it is their very unfreedom that allows children to exercise power. Does their mobilization in contemporary politics signal the limits of its realm? Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021...
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Public Culture 10742453.
Published: 02 November 2023
... can be read as a statization of life, combining the power of both science and the state. The authors explore the social conditions of the production and dissemination of mortality data in French nursing homes in a period of strong uncertainty. The web of interactions between agencies of public health...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Arjun Appadurai This essay outlines a new approach to the problem of mediation, materiality, and the distribution of agency across human and nonhuman entities by moving the focus away from Bruno Latour’s “actants” to a class of agentive entities called “mediants.” 2015 agency dividual...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 49–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
... . Coole Diana , and Frost Samantha . 2010 . “ Introducing the New Materialisms .” In New Materialisms: Ontology, Agency, and Politics , edited by Coole Diana and Frost Samantha , 1 – 46 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Darwich May . 2017 . “ Creating the Enemy...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
... successful. It is doubtful that companies will eliminate marketing budgets because research cannot prove that ads cause customers to part with their money. Tens of billions of dollars flow each year from corporate coffers to advertising agencies. There does not appear to be much slowdown in the current...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 January 2002
... that is characteristic of modern thought. In hindsight, it can be seen that his use of phonology as the model for structural analysis raised fundamental issues about structure, event, and agency that con- We would like to thank Arjun Appadurai, Dilip Gaonkar, Moishe Postone, Michael Silverstein, Charles Taylor...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... population of the fish that was being maintained by the University of California, Davis, with the support of the Federal Bureau of Reclamation, the agency that manages one of the two major projects that pump water from the delta to arid southern regions of the state. According to the bureau, the “genetically...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of Energy National Laboratories . Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy. U.S. Department of Energy. 1995b . Estimating the Cold War Mortgage: The 1995 Baseline Environmental Management Report . (DOE/EM-0232). Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 1993...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1993
... in which the insistent presence of media seems to create a “league of anonymous equals” in an instant? How can there be a place for human agency in a world where technology exercises such power? National Identity in the Third World Nations must always be imagined communities, and the process...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is represented in public imaginaries, international and national policy, and scholarly analyses ( Brun 2016 ; Rotter 2016) . Refracting the experiences of refugees through assumptions about crisis or waiting reduces them to passive objects. During crisis, the agency of the refugee is imagined as subsumed...