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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (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 (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 (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
... for force-feeding, the author argues that pain becomes the basis of not only political subjectivity but also relationality between those held captive and the spectator. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 force-feeding Guantánamo Bay surveillance visuality witnessing In May 2014...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 385–398.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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 anticipated and imagined. The phenomenology of flows, with its...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 nothing to slow...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... 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 animals. Braverman offers a biopolitical idea, “zoometrics,” that allows us to chart the process of determining worth along the animal...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... body in eastern Oregon. Or by the fact that she holds some ghostly genealogical keys, tucked away with inherited secrets, the limbs of family trees sawn off. Ancestry erased, denied, withheld, held captive. I wonder if she wonders about me. I wonder if wondering is the same thing as caring. She...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
...-edged solitude,” creating “a state of individualized captivity” (Clines 1994). Another newspaper article calls the unit at the Santa Rita prison in California “an environment so ordered and controlled that the outside world seems a tumultuous, frightening muddle by comparison” (Laws 1995, 10...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (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 (1999) 11 (2): 347–363.
Published: 01 May 1999
... lift- ing, their eyes filled with tears, their lips half-parted.”N Another strange twist is that, in turn, his distancing gaze captivates the Sirens, who now look on him with fascination. In other words, Ulysses avoids the fascination of the Sirens’ voice through the distance of the gaze...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 130–135.
Published: 01 January 1989
... to keep grubby hands away from high-priced objects, special precautions for a threat to art itself; do these children desire nothing better than this Yankee mouse? Well, at least Disney provides stories. Would the ideal exhibition include its own captive anthropologist explaining ritual uses...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
... 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 $10,000. A similar...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 January 1994
... would make a distinction in this case between ‘body’ and ‘flesh’ and impose that distinction as the central one between captive and liberated subject-positions. In that sense, before the ’body’ there is the ‘flesh,’ that zero degree of social conceptualization...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 565–573.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... 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 Fear: Why...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
...; 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 government and the debt...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 391–398.
Published: 01 September 2001
... political and ethical action on behalf of the disabled. It is rather to question the whole model of the self-sufficiency, mastery, and perfect ability (not to mention perfectibility) that governs our picture of the human indi- vidual. This picture holds us captive just...