1-20 of 337 Search Results for

black markets

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 375–384.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Huda Tayob Abstract Bellstat Junction and Sekko's Place are two markets in Cape Town established by migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. They are perhaps better understood as black markets existing within a lineage of global black urbanisms, past and future. These sites occupy a slippery...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 275–287.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Reebee Garofalo Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Culture versus Commerce: The Marketing of Black Popular Music Reebee Garofalo Despite all of the trappings...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 319–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of Shelter.” In the midst of a pandemic and an eviction epidemic, a collective of homeless and marginally housed Black mothers occupied a residence to draw attention to the plight of living where “there are four times as many empty houses as there are unhoused individuals.” So long as real-estate markets...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 545–556.
Published: 01 September 2002
... specif- ically, between the official circuits of exchange and those of the black market. The second economy was not merely parasitic on the first but co-constitutive: without the black market, the official economy would have completely collapsed...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to cash. Much of Bombay’s film industry runs on cash—so-called black money. This is a huge industry that produces more than three-hundred Hindi films a year for a worldwide market and reaps huge revenues at the box office. As a shrewd local analyst said to me...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 383–412.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and that the existence of the informal economy, including the black market, and increasing socioeconomic inequality prove its utter failure to translate that ideology into daily life. The position these accounts help to preserve is that Cuban socialist ideology can only exist as dogma imposed by the leadership...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
... a formal economy which entails that the same goods and services are being produced within the framework of the law. The term informal sector has come to replace more pejorative terms like the black market and the underground economy, for what makes an activity informal is not its...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to refine the tools used to measure it (Bales 2005; Laczko 2005; Savona and Stefanizzi 2007). Studies concerning black markets generally lack the empirical basis that char- acterizes the analysis of legal and formal markets. Certainly, the occasional econ- omists who use satellite images to study...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): vii–viii.
Published: 01 May 2004
... the Taiwan Strait, mediated by televisual technologies, challenge the supreme deity of the state (Mayfair Mei-hui Yang) even as elsewhere the capital-oriented neoliberal state is installed as an ontotheological end of man (Ann Anagnost) only to be undermined by the other systems of (black market...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 20–30.
Published: 01 January 1989
... assimilation of a select group of particularly ingratiating immigrants, but rather in a growing num- ber of illegal aliens, a growing black market for work and housing, an eth- nic life in West Germany forced half underground. Conservatives justify their policies, however, with the reasoning...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and Beyazıt had been trading with East Europeans since the late 1970s, when the Turkish lira was not convertible and all foreign currency trans- actions were considered black market dealings. A Bosnian hotel owner noted that the earliest Bosnian...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... all the time on the black market [ la negru ],” Constantin said. We sat on a bench near a metro station in Bucharest, Romania, watching professionals come and go at rush hour. “I put up walls: paint and tiles. But now there just isn’t any demand for me. And so life is hard. Very hard.” Unable to land...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
...-referenced niche markets. According to con- temporary industry documents, sometime in the 1950s or 1960s, mentholated cigarettes came to be identified—at least by black people—as a black product. Sociologists, marketers, and smokers have offered various reasons for this notable association. Industry...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... “By this I mean that loan officers received cash incentives to aggressively market subprime loans in minority communities” ( Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. Wells Fargo Bank , 631 F. Supp. 2d 702 (D. Md. 2009), Paschal Aff. at 6). The practice was so prevalent in working-class black communities...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 601–622.
Published: 01 September 2012
... or sublime in Lombardi’s images of financial interconnection have seen the works described as “celestial diagrams.”26 Much the same could be said of the visual effects produced by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway’s digital media installation Black Shoals Stock Market Planetarium (fig. 9). Viewers...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 225–248.
Published: 01 January 1994
... the disastrous impact contemporary conditions, like the crack trade and the hedo- nistic values of the Reagan era, have had on the lives of poor blacks. Cornel West, for example, argues that “[plost-modern culture is more and more a market culture dominated by gangster mentalities and self-destructive...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 437–452.
Published: 01 September 2022
...M. C. Overholt Abstract In the midst of the global SARS-CoV-2 epidemiological crisis unfolds another contagion: the eviction epidemic. This essay attends to the work of Moms for Housing, an organization of formerly homeless and marginally housed Black mothers in Oakland, California who have...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., often in gendered ways. Jennifer Nash and Samantha Pinto look at political life and personal loss. In “Strange Intimacies: Reading Black Maternal Memoirs,” Nash and Pinto call attention to the rise in market popularity of the maternal memoir, a genre that indexes the arrival of a liberal feminism...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... by a neoliberal market and the personal pluralism incarnated in it ( Jennings 2010) . A single picture almost seems to call the center’s bluff. Two black boys declare, “I AM NOT A STATISTIC.” In affirming what they are not, as opposed to what they are, they subvert the imperative to make a constructive...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 313–320.
Published: 01 January 1994
... the notion of this ideal universal readership, and an equally idealized, universal, Black readership. Now we see tensions about exactly who this ideal Black reader is. Even at the venerable Oxford University Press, where we all know that the idea of race is socially constructed, a marketing...