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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy The start of the new millennium has been marked by what may be understood as bottom billion capitalism, an ensemble of practices meant to assimilate the world’s billion or so extreme poor into global circulations of finance. Using the case of microfinance, this essay examines the techno...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
... three formations: the renewal of development through reconstruction, humanitarianism, and bottom billion capitalism; the struggle to find a moral compass for the forms of market rule associated with poverty interventions; and zones of intimacy where poverty is encountered through volunteerism...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... called a hybrid “Frankenstorm.” As the primary target of the attacks on September 11, 2001, New York City had spent billions of dollars over the course of the following decade shoring up its security systems and preparing for a catastrophe. Terrorism was not its only concern. Under Mayor Michael R...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
... people depen- dent on family or friends for personal assistance are thus vulnerable to future institutionalization. In The Disability Business: Rehabilitation in America, Gary Albrecht exam- ines the billions of dollars...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 793–799.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., discover the latest resources and explore the planet. We’re nearly 150 million strong in the U.S. alone and close to 3 billion...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... worldwide and have 2.7 billion monthly page views in the United States alone? A few years ago I spent a day in a nondescript cinder-block office space of the cement-floor and fluorescent-lighting variety, a workspace that included twenty or so people crammed into fifteen metal desks amid maybe a...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 367–379.
Published: 01 May 2007
... year 2007, an ambitious target for a $20 billion project not Consultant Forecasting considered economically feasible for several decades. in Liberalized Natural As per the retainer with Cambridge Energy, Governor Knowles received cell- Gas Markets phone access to Daniel Yergin...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Bloom- ington: Indiana University Press. Wills, Gary. 2012. Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine, and the Mystery of Baptism. New York: Oxford University Press. Zhu, Ying. 2012. Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China Central Television. New York: New Press...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... solutions” company valued at nearly $3 billion), opens with the question “Where on earth is your data center now?” suspended over a satellite image of outer space and the Blue Planet . The viewer turns the page to encounter a two-page spread with the answer, “HERE,” recurring six times over photographs of...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... determined in good part through 20 or so strategic worldwide urban networks.” Third, this power is not replicated across the urban landscape (within and between cities), resulting in sharp differentials of coexistence in a spatially con- centrated world. By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s 9 billion...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
... part, unregistered, evading taxes and customs duties since states are either unwilling or unable to regulate it. Russia, which is home to the majority of the shuttle traders, has allowed billions of dollars of unrecorded imports as an unofficial response to the sharp decrease in consumer goods...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
... funds in the Kenyan bud- get. The Daily Telegraph estimated that “of Kenya’s annual budget of £5.4 billion, more than £4.3 billion will go on 93 ministers and their government’s general running costs. Only £1.3 billion will...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 607–613.
Published: 01 September 1993
... to serve the touristic interests of Parisians and other passersby who started visiting the construction site in weekend droves when this $4.4 billion project began. In mid-March of 1992, the Euro Disney site stood in stark contrast to the slick promotional images posted on the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 January 1997
...–83. 174 operated within the framework of global capital. According to The Economist, The Satanic “buckets of foreign money—around $40 billion, or one quarter of all cross Geographies of border equity investment—continues to slosh into the emerging stock markets...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dosimetry badge on the inside of one’s coveralls would make it difficult (if not impossible) to detect radiogenic exposure. 17 “Crap up” is slang for getting contamination on something or someone. 18 The Hanford Site now receives about $2 billion annually in cleanup funding. 19 In Life...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 May 2000
...-export terminals, costing more than three billion dollars, will more than triple the cargo capacity of the port of Los Angeles. These infrastructure projects are largely hidden from public scrutiny, and the port remains unrecognized and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., having invested more than a billion dollars to open forty-nine plants in the first two years of its return to the country in 1995. Popular movements may dissipate and disap- pear, but they leave behind what Ghosh calls “runes” — the historical traces of what was once, of what is always, possible...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 238–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), reported that the value of its investments had dropped over 7 percent. At that time the fund held about $150 billion in investments, which, for the sake of perspec- tive, equals roughly the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-European states to hold back the coming “tide” were forged. The “fight against illegal migration,” as we know it today, was born. This “fight” is generative of real economies of significant financial value. The United States spends some $12 billion a year on customs and border protection, and Europe is...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., access to technological systems providing water of adequate quality and quantity is now arguably the most basic element of the right to a decent urban life. This is especially so for the world’s billion or more slum dwellers, who are usually...