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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Orit Halpern; Jesse LeCavalier; Nerea Calvillo; Wolfgang Pietsch This essay interrogates the new forms of experimentation with urban territory emerging as a result of ubiquitous computing infrastructures. We label these protocols “test-bed urbanism.” Smart, sentient, stupid, and speculative all...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Berlin to mid-twentieth-century randomized controlled studies of antibiotics in Britain and bed rest in India. Given the persistence of tuberculosis into the present and its evolution into drug-resistant forms, it becomes important to reconsider the limits and possibilities of cure in biomedicine...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 1997
... is a longing for a more “real” place, a more ”natural” home. What would it mean to stake out a storied home in the realm of the not-at- home? To make one’s bed in the “Unhomely”: the unheimlich, the uncanny, a space both familiar and strange...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
... substitution by cer- tain objects (fig. 1). The empty bed in the photograph, simply titled “Gandhi’s Room,” raises powerful questions about presence in absence and emptiness. The photograph hanging above the bed, of Gandhi with the young Indira, daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru and later the prime minister...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that the biomedical narrative about tuberculosis etiology was reterritorialized in countries that lacked any comparable form of medical infrastructure. The RCT comparing inpatient bed rest accompanied by antimicrobial treatment to home antimicrobial treatment alone was a landmark moment, because it provided...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 581–582.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Whitmore is a street photographer Bed of Nails, Paris living...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... are incarcerated sometimes use to describe the practice of improvising strings (from bed sheets, clothing, dental floss, and other fabrics) they can tie to objects to share with each other. Fishing is a dynamic network of attachment and attentiveness. Fishing proves that ingenuity cannot be incarcerated. Many...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 73–100.
Published: 01 January 1995
... on the left. This did not, however, mean that these were our respective rooms in any way. When we went to bed at night, all females slept in one room, while the only male slept by himself in the other. It didn’t matter which room, right or left; it only mattered that the sleeping arrangements were...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... supplies were especially low, patients would receive half or one-fourth of an aspirin and would be told not to come back. Despite such apparent lack of pros- perity, the dispensary beds were always full. The spillover would lie on mats...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
... ): 25 -35. Rhodes , Lorna A. 1991 . Emptying Beds: The Work of an Emergency Psychiatric Unit . Berkeley: University of California Press. Rideau , Wilbert , and Ron Wikberg. 1992 . Life Sentences: Rage and Survival behind Bars . New York: Times Books. Romanyshyn , Robert . 1989...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 465–472.
Published: 01 May 1995
... in my bed merely looking around the room and out the window can see great distances, to parliamentary debates on condoms and morals, to histories of Australian asylums, etiquettes, hier- archies and colonialisms. But what most has me...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 365–373.
Published: 01 September 2022
... arguments to defend her mother-in-law from a possible murder. Leonor understood that someone had arranged a cama de gato (literally, a “cat bed,” or trap) to take her house. To avoid further suspicion, she explained that she could “neither be silent nor show so much concern.” Leonor had to desenrolar...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 287–294.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., who those close comrades actually were, who I was in bed 289 Public Culture Figure 3 The FBI Files Figure 4 Public Culture with—had been black-markered out. What intrigued me the most, aside from...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 653–678.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... The commodity form does not as such negate difference but holds it in suspension so that we can exchange things as different from one another as beds and houses. But how could that happen? How could things that apparently had nothing in common come to form items in a series...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 483–498.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Previously, French consumers bought (and continue to buy, although with much less frequency) furniture sets: a bed to sleep on, a wardrobe to put one’s clothes in, a night table on which to put a reading lamp, a clock, and a glass of water. This was especially true for nonelite consumers...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 January 1988
... windows, but, as opposed to the equally omnipresent maids' rooms in Rio, they often do have space for a dresser or chair as well as the bed. In Niemeyer's (and his followers') six-story super quadra buildings there are two systems of elevators: one for the maids - these don't stop at the main...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 1989
..., particularly when it is in a newspaper that runs advertisements for products ranging from cos- metics to bed mattresses. We are being asked to accept the presence of weapons as routinely as the rest of these other commodities in our everyday 02 Public Culture...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
.... Attendant services amount to assistance with things like dressing, bathing, eating, getting in and out of bed, help with a checkbook or a reminder to take a pill. Attendants work for a person with a disability—for a limited number of hours —helping with tasks that the person cannot accomplish alone...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... cows sleep not by bedding down on hay (as Indien and Coboy do, deprived of their usual beds), but in vertical bed frames with suspended pillows against which they lean their heads for the night. And this is only the beginning of a movie that also features elaborate submarine scenes inhabited by beings...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2023
... online group buying, while vegetables and meat donated to Shanghai by other cities spoiled because they were not efficiently distributed or stored. Another diarist documented similar cases of mismanagement in an entry dated April 8, 2022. The night before, at 12:30 a.m., he had already gone to bed...