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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 2 Libraries Without Borders (LWB) first initiated the BiblioTaptap project in 2011, following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010. In 2015, LWB transitioned responsibility for the taptaps to local library organizations, and the taptaps continue to serve local More
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 PHOTO ESSAYS Hope Reclaimed: South African Elections May I994 Refuge Refused: Haitians, Borders and Democracy The Sun shall never set on so glorious a h um...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 2 A detail of a British map of Jerusalem with a hand-drawn border. This image is taken from the map where the armistice line was first drawn during cease-fire negotiations ( SOP 1949 ). This map is the responsibility of the author. Updated UN maps can be found at www.ochaopt.org More
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Rogier van Reekum; Willem Schinkel Migration cannot be readily seen. Yet the study of contemporary migration control and border management, particularly with respect to Europe, abounds in the use of ocular terminology, such as surveillance and monitoring . We approach these issues by asking how the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (2000). Abu-Lughod, Janet L. 1989 . Before European hegemony: The world system a.d. 1250-1350 . New York:Oxford University Press. An-Na'im, Abdullahi A. 1994 . What do we mean by universal? Index of Censorship 4...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Harel Shapira This essay explores the ways residents in southern Arizona are experiencing and responding to the militarization of the United States – Mexico border. By focusing on the local level, the essay examines an emergent border politics that focuses neither on immigrants nor the economy but...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rihan Yeh In Tijuana, across the US-Mexico border from San Diego, California, transnational flows precipitate anxieties over autonomous agency. This essay explores how these anxieties afflict not just individual “I”s but the city’s “we”s as well. Due to pressures associated with different types of...
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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 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Josh Kun This essay focuses on the contemporary migrant musical practices of mobile Mexican DJ sound systems, or sonidos. Operating on both sides of the US-Mexico border, sonidos use the DJ mix as a form of musical communication and community that both moves between the United States and Mexico and...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Figure 2 A detail of a British map of Jerusalem with a hand-drawn border. This image is taken from the map where the armistice line was first drawn during cease-fire negotiations ( SOP 1949 ). This map is the responsibility of the author. Updated UN maps can be found at www.ochaopt.org...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 May 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 (1 January 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 (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2010
... thus defines the borders of Europe while embodying national identities in France, in the Netherlands, and elsewhere. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 All translations from the French in this article are mine. National Identities and Transnational...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
... borders Israel Jerusalem Palestine I grew up in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina and attended a private French school in West Jerusalem. Every morning my family and I would get into our VW; my brother and I to go to school, my parents to work. This was no simple commute, and my...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 351–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... occupation. The first set of essays in the issue pick up two main themes that run through Sabbagh’s work: human rights and borders. Tobias Kelly seeks to return the category of conscience to human rights discourse, in the process reclaiming the concept from its nearly exclusive association with the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Shamus Khan We conclude with Irus Braverman, whose essay interweaves many of the issue’s themes. Writing on Gaza demands attention to space and territory. It also necessitates a discussion of violence, borders, and captivity. Braverman provides an account of Israel’s 2014 summer incursion, with...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the horrible: Between history and myth) . Tijuana: Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Librería El Día. Blum, Eric. 2007. San Ysidro seeks to add security, reduce wait times. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Today, February–March, www.cbp.gov/xp/CustomsToday/2007/feb_mar/san_ysidro.xml . Bourdieu...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-Mexico border. Josh Kun’s “ Allá in the Mix: Mexican Sonideros and the Musical Politics of Migrancy” examines how the mobility of Mexican DJ sound systems is shaping communities and mediating political activism. Kun’s wonderful essay explores the aesthetics of a distant space beyond visibility, a...