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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 191–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... animalization. By defining the degrees of their relative humanity and animality, these rituals render life and death more or less worthy. I coin the term zoometrics to refer to the detailed calculations of biopolitical worthiness that occur within and along the animal-human divide. Such zoometric accounts...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... bounded sovereign territory, and to show how the cartography of national humiliation informs the biopolitics of the geobody. China's often unique experience, the essay concludes, can show us how cartography is an important site of struggle for other peoples as well. Copyright 2009 by Duke University...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
... semiotic and sociopolitical technologies through which assassinations—and public killings of other kinds— take life . Introducing nekros / thanatos as the necrotic equivalent to the zoê / bios distinction that has been central to the study of biopolitics, the article plots a pursuit of—and analytics for...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ruben Andersson This article starts with an observation made by many migrants and refugees stuck at Europe’s borders: that reception and detention facilities have become a money spinner and a racket. In conversation with the extensive literature on the biopolitics of borders, the article approaches...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
...? Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 biopolitics Haiti humanitarianism telethon zombie Tout moun se moun, men tout moun pa menm. [All people are people, but not all people are the same kind of people.] —Haitian proverb There is no shortage of known global “bad guys.” They...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
... focus now reframed as climate resilience. 2016 climate change uncertainty biopolitics infrastructure vital systems water adaptation The anticipation of climate change as matter for urban planning has precipitated a substantial return to large-scale infrastructure development. Major...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Angela: Remembering My So-Called Life. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. Catlaw, Thomas J. 2007. Fabricating the People: Politics and Administration in the Biopolitical State. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. Curthoys, Ned, and Debjani Ganguly, eds. 2007. Edward Said, the Legacy of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 579–580.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Politics of Belonging in Britain . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Campbell, Timothy, and Adam Sitze, eds. 2013. Biopolitics: A Reader . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Cooper, Davina. 2013. Everyday Utopias: The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces . Durham, NC: Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 351–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... us away from human rights and toward the biopolitics of borders. Andersson is interested in how migration controls have helped facilitate profiteering from refugees and predation upon migrants. He shows how border surveillance incentivizes the detention of migrant bodies, particularly for profit...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... animals. Braverman offers a biopolitical idea, “zoometrics,” that allows us to chart the process of determining worth along the animal-human divide. As bookends, Tahir and Braverman do not provide us with a celebratory vision of our public cultures, but they do, poetically, provide a necessary one...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., Mel Y. 2012. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Cobb, Michael. 2012. Single: Arguments for the Uncoupled. New York: New York University Press. Coffey, Mary K. 2012. How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Culture: Murals...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... formulation with its own well-documented racialized effects ( M’Charek 2005 ; Reardon 2005 ). Viral and genomic sovereignty also appear anachronistic in contemporary biopolitical orders often characterized by a reconfiguration of the sovereign in diffuse, deterritorialized operations of power ( Foucault...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... logics and limits of neoliberalism . Journal of Public Policy 33 , no. 1 : 27 – 48 . Collier Stephen J . 2011 . Post-Soviet social: Neoliberalism, social modernity, biopolitics . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press . Collier Stephen J. Lakoff Andrew . 2005 . On...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
... question of necropolitics as biopolitics by interrogating the processes and gestures through which the category of the leftist as a “dangerous person” becomes possible in the context of parliamentary democracy, and the different ways in which the production of such a category that is inhabited by...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Beyond Biopolitics: Essays on the Governance of Life and Death. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Public Culture 24:3  doi 10.1215/08992363-1630708 Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 643 Public Culture DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. 2012. Purple Passages: Pound...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 605–608.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-­Order Systems Theory. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univer­ sity Press. Cohen, Ed. 2009. A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics, and the Apo- theosis of the Modern Body. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Cole, Andrew...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 499–520.
Published: 01 September 2007
... life. They differ analytically from Foucauldian biopolitics, defined as “the regula- tion of population,” in that they relate not to the technologies of power and the way populations are governed but to the evaluation of human beings and the meaning...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 1992
... in the nineteenth century in the fonn of a historical retroversion. In the “modern” shift of power from the juridical politics of death to the biopolitics of life, race produces a historical temporality of interference, overlapping, and the displacement of sexuality. It is, for Foucault, the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... biopolitical point of view, the commodity-body is the empty surface whose original properties are erased, eradicated, substituted, or replaced in order for it to become fungible, to bear other kinds of inscriptions and—paradoxically—at the end of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2007
...- lute, marking out the path of economic and environmental changes that sped the evolution and transmission of new viruses across and within species (Davis 2005: 55). In the process, it signaled emerging biopolitical insecurities: unrecognizable...