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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Dina Al-Kassim PC 13.1-09 Al-Kassim 2/5/01 10:33 AM Page 113 The Faded Bond: Calligraphesis and Kinship in Abdelwahab Meddeb’s Talismano...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Caitlin Zaloom Financial prediction provokes intense affect. For bond traders, hedge fund managers, and economic planners, both statistical reasoning and affective discomfort surround professional judgments about the future. This article argues that contemporary financial knowledge is organized...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... other—are deployed by different actors with conflicting views of the proper distribution and location of sovereign power. Foregrounding the role of fiscal practices in the forging of political obligation and affective bonds between citizens and the state, the essay reflects on the efficacy of el...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... visual art, the politics of documenting and representing violence, and the corrosive effects of gender violence on social mobility and bonds of intimacy. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The paintings by Pallavi Govindnathan appear in her book Corrode: An Artist's Response to Acid...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 11–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
... voiced by different public figures, and how they became part of a new European imaginary. In different ways, these public debates contributed to the problematization of the bond between European and Muslim identities. In the head-scarf debate, the principle of republican secularism, laïcité, was...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 375–394.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Rather than dissolving the social bonds and institutions of the village, therefore, 12. “In Vietnam . . . the immediate effects of the sudden change to money taxes were a glut of grain on the market and a dramatic fall in grain prices as...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultural history shows us how niceness can “establish social bonds that create the conditions of possibility for solidarity, but it can also maintain the inequities of the status quo, where conventions of good behavior stand in for justice.” ...
Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... uncertainties” to use Somerville’s term, about emerging conceptions of normalcy that govern male bonding and the formation of patriarchal national- ism in the early twentieth century. 8. Anne Herrmann, Queering the Moderns: Poses/Portraits/Performances (New York: Pal- grave, 2000), 6–7. 9. Hazel V...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... industry’s familiar profile of the diabolical über-terrorist. The awesome abilities and resources ascribed to him recall those of terrorists we know from the James Bond and Die Hard films and, more recently, from the television series24 . Fazul is often portrayed as what many in the West, particularly...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
....” The issue’s first research article shifts focus to Taiwan and from war to love, as Sara L. Friedman demonstrates how citizenship is produced through a very different type of civic commitment: the bond of marriage. Friedman examines how marriage is challenged in Taiwan by two different phenomena...
Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 625–627.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Marxism is not the only mode of social thought that rejects methodological individualism, and it is unclear that the ethical questions Mbembe locates at the center for African philosophy—“how to renegotiate a social bond corrupted by...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
...-management committees were instructed by the WPB to run local “suggestion campaigns,” for example, by offering their employees cash or war bonds for ideas. Multiple media were used to incite this ideation, ranging from messages tucked in pay envelopes, such as the “idea stimulator” of figure 2 , to...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... intimate recognition in Taiwan, an island nation off the southeast coast of China. In many parts of the world, and Taiwan is no exception, recent debates over rights to intimate relationships and family bonds have centered on two trends: growing rates of cross-border migrations, on the one hand, and...
Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 265–268.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., whether about popular revolution, war, the environment, or global capitalism. Indeed, Gandhi even offers intellectual sustenance to those who would alter the nature of politics itself in our time. And this might be so because the Mahatma’s practices of non- violence were never bonded to traditional...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2006
... unemployed women who find a new calling in providing domestic services to Shanghai’s fast- growing expatriate community. In dramatizing cultural clashes and cross-cultural bonding, the episodes combine realism and melodrama, stereotype and...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sociality such as love, there are also important differences. Where love can signify sociality at its most profound, niceness illustrates the social bond at its most mundane. Where the former suggests depth, the latter connotes superficiality. Niceness is less intense than love; it is also more explicitly...
Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 127–158.
Published: 01 January 1995
... “recreolization” (Sato 1985) of pidginized English to signify bonds of local culture and multi-ethnic community worth per- serving and developing for purposes of expression (hence the building-up of a polylingual literature of the local and minor); the contradiction-ridden yet implic- itly...
Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 1993
... project” (143) and concludes that “there was no actual Left, no existing community of praxis, within that world which had given one’s imagina- tion and fictions their energy, with which one felt in any fundamental way bonded, accepting and struggling with the risks and the restrictions and the...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 451–456.
Published: 01 September 2012
... “commissioner” on the country, for fear that the sclerotic ruin of representative “democracy” that is the Greek Parliament might nonetheless refuse some of the bond market’s demands. These questions might seem distant from the university. Yet it...
Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- ence is possible only when one ﬁnds similitude and commonality with the other. One has to discern the “concrete other”—single individuals with life histories— in order to be able to tolerate difference as part of a social bond.30 Overpoliticized...