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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 9 Walter Gropius, diagram from “Houses, Walk-Ups, or High Rise Apartment Blocks?” (1955 [1931]) Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, gift of Walter Gropius Figure 9. Walter Gropius, diagram from “Houses, Walk-Ups, or High Rise Apartment Blocks?” (1955 [1931]) Harvard Art Museums More
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Karen Ann Faulk On January 18, 2015, Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his Buenos Aires apartment. His death, coming one day before he was due to appear in the National Congress to describe his recently announced formal denunciation of then president Cristina Fernández...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 View of an internal gallery area in the Pruitt-Igoe housing project, published by Newman (1972 : 58) to illustrate his point that because these corridors are not juxtaposed with apartment units and therefore do not constitute defensible space, they “are feared by residents and [remain More
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... kiiek (1991:156). 266 In the search for the archeology of banality, we will not limit ourselves to a Public Culture polite tour of the spiritual home of Western intellectuals. Instead, we will visit a number of Soviet homes -from the communal apartment...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 495–502.
Published: 01 September 2003
... medium relayed a different message. The intense feelings of the town’s young people were visible not just in the graffiti but also in the ways the school has been torn apart: by shotgun blasts to light fix- tures and fists punched through walls...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Chinese terrain. The lines take the form of vertical apartment towers, elevated railways, street signs, lampposts, converging alleyways, loaded barges, and ubiquitous overhead electrical wires (smaller neighborhoods poach electricity from main grids, creat- ing a riot of hanging cable). In...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 2–9.
Published: 01 January 1995
... 'war Mathaf: &I LL, /Place du Mus6e/ the 'museum crossinf, in front of the National Museum, entombed between East & West (Beirut roman columns brought down from Baalbek, apartments, shops and garages, then sniper hideouts and apartments, shops, and garages once again. I met here a...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... pushing them apart. In our Forum essay, Noah Arjomand begins the issue with a series of photos that follow a young Turkish man in the days before shipping out to fulfill his duty as a conscripted soldier. Complicated attitudes toward the military pervade this young man’s community in the shadow of...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 January 1988
... perimeter of the city. I say almost no low income housing because Oscar Niemeyer, the Commu- nist architect, did provide space in each apartment for maids. These modern Public Culture Bulletin 17 Vd. 1, No. 1: Fall 1988 18 Public Culture...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 263–264.
Published: 01 May 2011
... had a famous disregard for history as fact, chronology, or des- tiny. Yet he is himself utterly unthinkable apart from his special history, which took him from Gujarat to England, from England to South Africa, and from South Africa back to India. It was during this last journey by sea that he...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... American journalists often write about such places from “green zones,” hundreds of miles away, or more likely from different countries and even different continents altogether, Tahir takes us up close to where bodies, earth, and communities are torn apart by American violence. How do we know such places...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 May 2002
... York Police Department (NYPD) Street Crimes Unit who killed the West African street vendor Amadou Diallo as he stood in the vestibule of his apartment building. 41 Shots seizes on the grotesquely bald, factual precision of the numerical data—19 out of 41 shots fired in 10 seconds by 4 police...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Studies, apart from the fact that we do not study African cultures, is that “Asia“ means the same thing as oriens, because it comes from Akkadian asu, “to go out; to rise (of the sun)” (cf. also Hebrew yatza (“went out; rose” of the sun). There is a lot to be learned about the countries and...
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Public Culture (1 September 1998) 10 (3): 530–548.
Published: 01 September 1998
... by Duke University Press 53 I Public Culture innocuous enough furniture selection and arrangement in our apartment, bears witness to our personality and imagination; in short, it offers one form for exter...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 481–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Performance. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. Knippers Black, Jan, ed. 2011. Latin America: Its Problems and Its Promise. Boulder, Colo.: Westview. Krabill, Ron. 2010. Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apart- heid. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Kusch, Rodolfo...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 57–59.
Published: 01 January 1992
... “the banality of power,” no concept of interest or of the differentiation of the world built of conflicting interest (apart from a general distinction between those who rule and those who are ruled). In Mbembe’s banal universe there is, indeed, no interest; there is only stylistics. One...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the day off from the seminar I’m teaching to catch up with unfin- ished work from home. I feel guilty to be spending a few hours secluded away, when it was so difficult to get the visa to come here. The windows in my apart- ment are closed; it has been chilly and damp with the occasional dusting...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2002
... gesture would be sufficient to stop the machine, get out, and rent an apartment or room; in sum, live and experience the reality of the world. But apparently, he does not understand that the initiative to escape belongs to him...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 1995
... other visitors, and almost certainly of guards. For these are now evidently sacred places, though none as far as I am aware has been formally consecrated. Indeed, the best places in Italian cities to find peace and quiet are churches and cemeteries and classical sites. Apart from Ostia...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 2 2 7 Public Culture the Supreme Court is to make its judgment. In fact, three appeals are pending: one against the illegal apartment complexes that have gone up, and are already full of tenants/settlers, on land stolen from Bil’in; another against...