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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 10 From Thomas Byrne’s Professional Criminals of America (1886). Figure 10. From Thomas Byrne’s Professional Criminals of America (1886). More
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 1992
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 365–381.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... New York: Merit Publishers. 10s Angeles, Asians, and Perverse Ventriloquisms: On the Functions of Asian America in the Recent American Imaginary...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 1996
...Kate Brown Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 The Eclipse of History: Japanese America and a Treasure Chest of Forgetting Kate Brown...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
... CULTURE The Family of Man and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America Fred Turner In the early spring of 1955, more than a quarter million people streamed through the doors of the Museum of Modern Art in New...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 387–399.
Published: 01 September 2013
... insulated from critiques of the political assumptions involved as well as from findings from other parts of the world. The idea of America as the medium of the media, I suggest, underpins the key concerns of media studies. In the beginning, all the world was America, John Locke wrote, in his Second...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... compartments in which one would sit across from each other and imagine that there was a coachman upstairs, but in America the steamship was the model, so people sat in rows and they had the open space, rather than the individual compartments. That’s what Schivelbusch argued in The Railway Journey. Close...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anthony W. Fontes Extortion is the most common of crimes in Central America today and the most despised. As a growing criminal phenomenon, it exemplifies trends prevalent across post–Cold War Latin America as well as other parts of the world. In many societies, the “democratic wave” and the triumph...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
... postwar America. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 MEDIA AND THE WORLD OF THINGS Object Lessons for the Media Home: From Storagewall to Invisible Design Lynn Spigel In...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Gabriel Gatti Building on conclusions drawn from research conducted in Latin America and Europe, this text develops an argument in two movements. In the first movement, it traces the genealogy of the international circulation of the categories disappeared and forced disappearance of persons and...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that might attend to this mission, this essay considers the relationship among oratory, textuality, and gendered authority by discussing how The Covenant with Black America is strategically deployed (though its contents are scarcely discussed) during the 2006 State of the Black Union political...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael McQuarrie This essay describes the transformation of civic participation from a tool of democratization into a tool for elite authority. Looking at various participatory projects in community-based organizations in a city in America’s Rust Belt, the essay demonstrates how the very...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... economy. Drawing on semistructured in-depth interviews with heritage migrants to the new South Africa and scholarly and media accounts documenting this trend to other emerging economies such as Ghana and Vietnam, the article analyzes how Asian and African heritage migrants from Euro-America mobilize their...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kevin Lewis O'Neill Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, is a transnational criminal network that originated among Central American immigrants in Los Angeles during the gang wars of the 1980s. Since then U.S. deportation policies have transported MS-13 back to (and helped it expand in) Central America, with...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... debates in the United States, the United Kingdom, and regions across the Southern Hemisphere (South America, Australia, New Zealand, the Indian subcontinent, and South Africa). From its inception, postcolonial studies has been interpreted in extremely diverse ways; over time, it has spawned robust waves...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
... agenda to the technical project of adaptation. An analysis of interventions aimed at building social infrastructure throughout the city’s hydrological systems reveals how the inclusion of the urban poor is enacted through practices of measurement. While urban politics in Latin America has long revolved...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kenny Cupers This article examines theories of human territoriality and their historical role in the demise of public housing in Western Europe and North America between the 1960s and the 1980s. The neglect and privatization of the public housing stock and the withdrawal of the state in direct...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... even say that there was proto-sociology going on when Felipe II ordered a full survey of the whole kingdom, which he wanted to extend to the Americas. He writes an amazing questionnaire that was sent to towns, cities, and villages in Spain, in which they had to provide a series of data on production...
Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 Aaron Koblin, Flight Patterns . “The paths of air traffic over North America visualized in color and form.” Digital image. Courtesy of the artist Figure 1. Aaron Koblin, Flight Patterns. “The paths of air traffic over North America visualized in color and form.” Digital image More
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2007
... politics at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Buenos Aires. His publications include Democracy in Latin America, 1760 – 1900, vol. 1, Civic Selfhood and Public Life in Mexico and Peru (2003). He is currently completing the second volume, on Argentina and Cuba...