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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... that debates over what constitutes authoritative knowledge structure the possibilities for creating “truth” out of the unexpected. In considering the processes of truth-making, I refer to the methods, mechanisms, and forms of interpretation that lead people to believe what they believe. The Nisman...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 May 2006
... history of Chile, 1808-1994 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Délano, Manuel, and Hugo Traslaviña. 1989 . La herencia de los Chicago Boys (The legacy of the Chicago Boys) . Santiago: Las Ediciones del Ornitorrinco. Foucault, Michel. 1972 . The archaeology of knowledge , translated by...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... relentless effort to displace the fault lines of power-knowledge. However, to what extent can this contemporary scholarship rid itself of the categories of nineteenth-century academic disciplines? By considering the third languages of the postcolonial world, one can address this predicament of thinking and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... production of geopolitical knowledge and the accumulation of geopolitical power through the deployment of satellite imagery. 2014 So as to abolish hidden, undetected, unwitnessed suffering from the world and honestly to deny it, one was in the past virtually compelled to invent gods and genii of all...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Homi Bhabha Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 RAEAND TWttUMANITl€S TttE: “€NDS” OF MODERNITY? In the inaoduction to her authoritative history of The Idea @Race in Science Nancy Stepan finds herself in agreement with George W. Stocking, “that trying to...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 599–602.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Equatorial Africa. African Studies Review 39 : 1 -28. Hallen, Barry, and S. Olubi Sodipo. 1997 . Knowledge, belief and witchcraft: Analytical experiments in African philosophy . Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Mbembe, Achille. 1988 . Afriques indociles:Christianisme, pouvoir et etat...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
... production of authoritative knowledge in American prenatal care. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 10 : 141 -56. Burke, Chris, and Jo Beth McDaniel. 1991 . A special kind of hero: Chris Burke's own story . New York:Doubleday. Charlton, James. 1998 . Nothing about us without us: Disability oppression...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
... authority. It presumes that one should not necessarily trust the claims of authoritative experts; rather, one has—at least in certain limited areas—an obligation to learn about and take care of oneself (or one’s child). And in an environment of nearly unlimited possible sources of knowledge and a lack of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Mary Poovey © 2002 by Routledge 2002 Mary Poovey is a professor of English and director of the Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge at New York University. Her recent publications include A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
... authoritatively objective truth in the midst of contending subjec- tivities associated with competing perspectives on bitterly divided and contested pasts. Their attempts to resolve this dilemma have differed. South Africa’s TRC was the first to...
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Public Culture (1 May 1995) 7 (2): 403–431.
Published: 01 May 1995
... . Frontiers: Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture . Stratford: The Mercury Press. Pearce , Susan M. , ed. 1990 . Objects of Knowledge . London: Athlone Press. Pettit , C. L. 1990 . “Exhibit ‘rips the heart out of Africa,’ protesters say.” Toronto Gargoyle , 22 March. Rabinow...
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Public Culture (1 May 2005) 17 (2): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2005
... as hieroglyphs that “withhold as much as they convey”—that is, as fi gures for the gaps in Du Bois’s knowledge of “the history and experience of Africans in America.”9 In her view, African American writing in the wake of Souls—like Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon (1977), to which she devotes...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
... trajectory. I was really mixing levels of analysis, and I was mixing disciplinary forms of knowledge. I guess I am still doing that. I think the great advantage of the central heart model is that there’s a clarity of perspective. That is, there’s this sort of core driver of a process. You have this very...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Objectivity would no longer need to legitimate science as the only possible framework for determining what knowledge can mean and what faith can involve. To make this case, we uphold the long tradition of scholarship in the rhetoric of science, which says that science must make sense of itself as a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... altogether. This conceptual move invoked a new civic epistemology ( Jasanoff 2005 ) for shaping health care policy that reframed predominant discourses of cost-benefit analysis and created new forms of authoritative knowledge. The attempt to disrupt professional evidentiary standards calls to mind Lorraine...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
... history making, espe- cially that regarding the contemporary era, has been transformed, changing not only the pasts that are being related but the way in which many people relate to those pasts. The shift in the nature of historical knowledge and historical sen- sibility owes much to both popular...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- recognition of Foucault’s ideas of power/knowledge and discourse. In his essay “Politics and the Study of Discourse,” Foucault stresses that it is important to see that “discoursing subjects form a part of the discursive field— they have their place within it (and their...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 201–212.
Published: 01 January 1993
... “Critiqueof Pure Reason,” where Kant turns traditional metaphysics upside down by basing every possible knowledge on the subject. See my discussion below, Section 11. present.6 From this moment on, we may say, philosophy cannot avoid reflecting 203 on its own...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 May 2007
... authoritatively and to address state authorities, one must be able to speak up, using this second language in place of one’s native speech. Indeed, knowledge of the colonizer’s language has often endowed speakers with consid- erable privileges. By insisting on the inequality of languages, translation tends...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2006
... its energy to finding a language for thinking beyond secularism. Connolly seeks to replace the mutual dogmatisms of secularism and religion with a public life in which, he writes, “no constituency’s claim to embody the authoritative...