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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... visualization of border lines and their crossings is enacted. More specifically, we seek to conceptualize the visual infrastructure through which border lines and movement lines are drawn, deployed, and authorized. We show how deceptibility and a dispersal of identity documents are constitutive of the specific...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to be “more-or-less the same.” Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 border crossing intensity language policing Southeast Asia Qualifications admit of a more and a less; for one thing is called more pale or less pale than another, and more just than another. Moreover, it...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
... itself. While the CBP was established as far back as 1924, “modern” US boundary enforcement in this zone began in 1994 when the CBP attempted to shift immigration from metropolitan “corridors” to more rural areas in an effort to both discourage and channel border crossings (see Boyce 2016 ). While it...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
... nor a profound effect on the everyday lives of local residents. As a longtime resi- dent recalls: “For as far back as I can remember, people from these parts were going back and forth across the border. Hell, wasn’t even a border to really cross...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cross the border ran diagonally across the lines painted on the asphalt. 8 Wondering why traffic was suddenly, midday, barely inching forward, an engineer and I finally passed the accident that was not blocking traffic per se but simply attracting curiosity. “That’s the way we are, mitoteros to the...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Walter D. Mignolo PC 12.3-07 Mignolo v1 11/16/00 3:57 PM Page 721 The Many Faces of Cosmo-polis: Border Thinking and Critical Cosmopolitanism...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... plays a role in shaping cross-border migrant politics and activism through what the essay explores as the “aesthetics of allá.” 2015 DJs immigration music US-Mexico border Art is irreducible to land, to the people, to the moment that produces it; nevertheless, it’s inseparable from...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... consequences, ranging from deep anxiety to depression, and from the lethargy of waiting to the maximum alertness of crossing borders ( Willen 2007 ). Moreover, such reactions, as I will show, can be overtly targeted by border authorities to achieve certain ends and obtain “value,” whether of a financial or a...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
...William A. Callahan Maps are an important site of the production and consumption of the national image. This essay examines modern Chinese maps to show how the very material borders between foreign and domestic space are the outgrowth of the symbolic workings of historical geography and the...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... strengthen. Gang ministry, as the effort is known, makes MS-13 the perfect problem through which to see the politics of American security anew, linking relatively mundane ministerial efforts to contemporary threads of religion and globalization, the politics of frontiers, borders and boundaries, and...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in humanitarian practice. Drawing from ethnographic research with a Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders mental health project in the Burj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern suburbs of Beirut, it argues that in conditions of chronic need, and in circumstances where it...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Israeli occupation influence the digital maps made by the Palestinian Authority. Through an investigation into the borders, roads, and urban areas of one such map and its related scientific practices, I analyze how knowledge of the occupation is shaped by the occupation. Drawing upon widespread...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
... navigating roads at speed. I focus on call center drivers as an example through which to think about how such subjects figure in postliberalization Indian imaginaries—as border guards to middle-class private consumer pleasures and as call center workers with unvalorized labor. I use the cases of call center...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... checkpoints and border crossings. Their funds are quickly exhausted, so they work for months at each stop—in Bamako, Mopti, Gao, Ouagadougou, Niamey, Agadez—for a few dollars a day to pay their way to Libya, the gateway to Europe. In Libya they work to pay their crossing to Italy. Along the route most are...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 247–248.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings. Minneapolis: University of Minne­ sota Press. Public Culture 18:1 © 2006 by Duke University Press 2 4 7 Public Culture Maurer, Bill. 2005. Mutual Life, Limited: Islamic Banking...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., where the line forms to cross north. I have heard it speculated that la Línea is a bilingual pun summing up the border condition: two meanings sharing one word, one in Spanish and one borrowed from English. Neither meaning quite explains the name. Properly, la Línea could indeed refer to the...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... 443 Public Culture in those peculiar places, railway stations, which do not constitute, so to speak, a part of the surrounding town but contain the essence of its personality.”4 When my family crossed the border into France, the commodity we desired...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
... [Arava border crossing opens to private vehicles]. Ha'aretz , 8 April, sec. 1. Levy, André. 1997 . To Morocco and back: Tourism and pilgrimage among Moroccan-born Israelis. In Grasping land:Space and place in contemporary Israeli discourse and experience ,edited by Eyal Ben-Ari and Yoram Bilu...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
... another country. No fence, no watchtower, no bilingual signs exist there, and whoever arrives there must have evaded the surveillance of the border crossing and of passport control. From a mere sign on a map, from a spatial marking with no space, the border has expanded to become a place in its...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
... cross-border space of music and migration. Zooming in on a surprisingly popular Internet phenomenon, Finn Arne Jørgensen asks, “Why look at cabin porn?” He finds an answer in a digitally mediated culture of authenticity and a romanticization of rural, off-the-grid lifestyles that transcends simple...