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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill; Jatin Dua Despite the number of people held at this very moment inside prisons, detention centers, black sites, reformatories, stockades, refugee camps, and even the hulls of ships, there has been surprisingly little self-consciousness about the analytical power of captivity in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 191–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... highlight the slippages between bestialized and humanized bodies, exacerbated by these bodies’ shared conditions of extreme captivity in Gaza. 2017 biopolitics captivity Gaza human-animal zoometrics To live under biopolitics is to live in a situation in which we are all always already...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 287–309.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Graham Huggan Orcas are among the world’s most charismatic animals, combining grace and power, violent when they need to be, but rarely toward humans and never in the wild. Attacks on humans have been restricted to captive orcas, opening up widespread discussions on the ethics of marine-mammal...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2018
... commonality might be extracted to develop the concept of “captivity.” While O’Neill and Dua don’t generate a general theory, their use of comparative ethnographic work across different national contexts begins an exciting inductive theorization that could link a diverse range of fields, from criminology to...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- front us as a text, the primary function of which is to produce meaning and dif- ference and to captivate us in the dialectic play between these two poles. And yet this engagement with form did not materialize to the extent originally...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 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 an eye to both the animalization of humans and the humanization of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2006) 18 (3): 441–443.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of “neoliberal Cinderellas” shows how a tongue-in-cheek drama of gendered con- nections between Chinese and foreigners, and between China’s emerging social classes, is being developed as a captivating way of figuring, of embodying, and of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... bars, and iron gates. Inside pastors practice teoterapia , or “theological therapy.” This is a mash-up of Pentecostal theology, twelve-step programming, and self-help psychology. Its most basic assumption is that captivity will give way to conversion. It rarely does. Yet this bald fact has done...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... reiteration of Friedrich Nietzsche’s saying “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” These phrases and statements have long held us captive, not so much because of the force of their truth (empirical or normative) as because of their...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 217–232.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., I was interested in logic, and then I became totally captivated by Wittgenstein’s remarks on the foundations of mathematics, which had just been published. They obsessed me and still obsess me. 218 AL: What was it about...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ( Recalde 2011; Haselip and Potter 2010) . Electricity provision for the city of Buenos Aires was divided between two distribution companies, Edenor and Edesur, which thus serve a captive market yet offer controlled prices. After the economic crisis of 2002 provoked the demise of the national...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... The New York Times, describing a new state-of-the-art federal unit, calls it “a super-controlled environment that enforces a hard-edged solitude,” creating “a state of individualized captivity” (Clines 1994). Another newspaper article calls the unit at the Santa Rita prison in California “an...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 531–538.
Published: 01 September 2008
...- ice to capital, setting the stage for “the trinity of crude accumulation: the enclo- sure and looting of resources; the creation of a cheap and deracinated labor force; and the establishment of captive markets” (AP, 100). For us, RETORT points in...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 565–573.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., Gwendolyn Audrey. 1999. Captive Bodies: Postcolonial Subjectivity in Cinema. Albany: State University of New York Press. Ghosh, Gautam, ed. 1998. Partition, Unification, Nation: Imagined Moral Com- munities in Modernity. Special issue of Social Analysis 42 (1). Glassner, Barry. 1999. The Culture of...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 130–135.
Published: 01 January 1989
... provides stories. Would the ideal exhibition include its own captive anthropologist explaining ritual uses and contextual intricacies? Who is making the video? 'Preferably in colour,' LCvi-Strauss writes but these exhibitions make exotica out of black and white, or at least the rustic browns...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 391–398.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., mastery, and perfect ability (not to mention perfectibility) that governs our picture of the human indi- vidual. This picture holds us captive just as surely as the stereotype of the dis- abled as freak or monster. Visionary scenarios such as the film Gattaca (Andrew...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... police found a center where there were 13 captive children, ready to be sent to the US to be used as organ donors. The five persons detained by the police confessed as much. For each child they were 96 Public Culture to receive...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... longtime observer of fish species native to the delta, “and, perhaps, its resurrection.” Moyle’s reference to resurrection alluded to a captive population of the fish that was being maintained by the University of California, Davis, with the support of the Federal Bureau of Reclamation, the agency that...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Berger, and Riley Snorton for reading early drafts. 1 For a historiography of republican ideology, see Shalhope 1972 . 2 The illustrations of Clay captivated audiences in the United States and Europe. Clay’s series Life in Philadelphia ridiculed free blacks in the antebellum city, but...
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Public Culture (1 September 1998) 10 (3): 549–575.
Published: 01 September 1998
... Bhabha Interviewed by David Bennett and Terry Collits.” Arena 96 : 47 -63. Clifford , James . 1998. The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Crinson , Mark . 1996. “Architecture in Captivity: James Wild...