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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... where crime is an integral part of municipal order and where fear of the poor is steadily increasing. And these are cities where the circulation of wealth in the form of cash is ostentatious and immense, but the sources of cash are always...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 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 decorative suggestion boxes, stickers, posters, bulletin boards, information stands, and plant bulletins ( WPB 1942a : 1...
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Public Culture (1 January 2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... globalization is about, a set of processes that are refracted, splintered, and cracked? These cities are not simply made up of social black holes. They are also cities of cash—if not quartz. The analysis Arjun Appadurai develops about Mum- bai could...
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Public Culture (1 September 2005) 17 (3): 339–370.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., democratization, and structural adjustment. Pursuing these leads, private journalists frequently offer cash gifts and other favors to reluctant sources in exchange for official docu- ments and anonymous information. Informal exchanges of money, food, and favors are common among journal- ists and official...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
... invitations, most small firms couldn’t pass up the infusion of cash. As a strategy, consolidation is no panacea. There are practical limits. There is never enough cash on hand to buy each new digital competitor. In the boardrooms of all the major holding companies, a new imperative began to be heard...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 93–97.
Published: 01 May 1989
...-Timbaud (sic) are underprivileged outsiders clad in cheap clothes - mostly manual workers, many unable to read or write. Some have never attended any school. Well-off Muslims worship more discreetly or do not turn up for prayers at all but they provide the cash that makes the flowering of Islam...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 375–394.
Published: 01 May 2008
... desperate peasants sought to get the needed cash. Such a drastic change was of great benefit to exporters and well-to-do villagers, who already had sufficient cash to pay their own taxes and could therefore use their reserves to profit from the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in the United States, have come to fear most: a cash-flush and tech-savvy master terrorist with the ability to strike anywhere. Nonetheless, he is a man with little education and few resources or technical skills. This essay is a reflection on how Fazul came to be mythologized. It aims to...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... woman lose her virginity. The blood and the intense pain put him in mind of his beloved mother. In January 2004 Asad left Addis Ababa for Johannesburg. He had no legal documents, just $1,200 in cash and a suitcase full of clothes. Between him and Foosiya there was a firm agreement: either he would...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 477–498.
Published: 01 May 2000
... balloons, knock over the ducks, and all the rest). And as a reminder of the driving force behind it all, everyone asked for cash. Even the toilets were fee-for-service. The temple spawned more than its share of commercial offshoots. These included souvenir dogs (I saw one on an altar in a small...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 193–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... grapes to be made into inferior-grade wines either for local consumption or, beginning in the 1960s, to raise foreign cash. Quantity was stressed to the detriment of quality during this period; contacts with winemakers outside of Yugoslavia were difficult to main- tain, and little investment in...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 319–339.
Published: 01 May 1998
...., a business association in Durham, N.C., advertised Helping Hands Panhandling Cards: “If you are panhandled you may give these cards to those asking for money. It tells them where to go to get help instead of providing them with cash to possibly spend on drugs or alcohol” (The Independent [Durham...
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Public Culture (1 May 1999) 11 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Eurodollars might seek to cash them in for the gold that still backed them. President Nixon responded by “closing the gold window.” The dol- lar ceased to be convertible into gold, and the Bretton Woods system of fixed 40. Smith. ”Piece...
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Public Culture (1 January 1990) 3 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Joint Venture: Worker Experience and National Development in the Solomon Islands . ICLARM Report 12, Manila, Philippines. Meltzoff , S. , and E. LiPuma ( 1986 ) Hunting for Tuna and Cash in the Solomons: A Rebirth of Artisanal Fishing in Malaita. Human Organization 45 : 53 -62. Rappaport...
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Public Culture (1 September 2006) 18 (3): 445–451.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., it should be noted, are abysmally low (sixty rupees, or roughly US$1.25, per day) — must be made in cash and given directly to the applicant. Third, any accidental injury incurred as a result of employment entitles the injured to free...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 351–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and trade implications. In Advance technology alert system, issue 5, Material technology and development . New York: United Nations, 67 -71. Kristof, Nicholas D. 1999 . Who went under in the world's sea of cash: Global contagion, a narrative (first of four articles). New York Times , 15 February...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 1989
..., the cultural commodity can mean anything because it includes everything within itself as image and style. Money calls attention to itself - everything also has a price. The cultural commodity (not the com- modity culture of modernity) exists for itself as the cash station of meaning. The...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 259–284.
Published: 01 January 2000
... demarcation of districts, the levying of taxes, the spread of cash crops, a monetary economy, urbanization, and education, economic and political function- 19. On this cultural aspect, see J. Lonsdale, “The European Scramble and Conquest in African History,” in The Cambridge History of Africa, vol. 6...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 January 2000
... bricks from the walls of the Forbidden City, each bearing on its uneven surface a suprarealistic depiction of an American currency note. Wang Jin continued to produce such “cash bricks” over the following years and used them to “restore” damaged sections of the palace wall. Other projects in this...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 299–324.
Published: 01 May 2001
... something about the dilemmas of modern consumerism, a close reading of these rumors reveals the multiple and ambivalent ways their tellers conceived of the cash economy. By selling “the wrong way,” one is tempted to venture (following Adela Pinch’s turn of...