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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joseph Massad This essay questions the division between autocratic and democratic regimes and suggests that they are the same kind of regime but deploy differing amounts of hegemony and coercion to rule and to produce certain combinations of love and fear in the ruled. Using Machiavelli’s advice...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of Toussaint Louverture and Victor Schoelcher and the legacies of the 1790s revolution in Saint-Domingue and the 1848 abolition of slavery. At these crucial turning points, imperial conditions had created the possibility of nonnational colonial emancipation even as certain kinds of instituted liberty...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
... previously been assigned a peripheral position throughout the ever-expanding “archive of knowledge” (following Foucault) vis-à-vis particular refugee situations and critically interrogates how, why, and with what effect only certain bodies, identity markers, and models of humanitarian response become...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 443–455.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of flagging‐out and offshoring; and as a physical site where structures of racial capitalism, mainly in terms of labor, proliferate. The second part of the article discusses certain forms of community waters’ defense as a possible path toward decolonization and Indigenous efforts to “take sea back...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 355–365.
Published: 01 September 2023
... and occupational health issues and the scientific expertise in the field of the regulation of chemicals. Downstream of these regulatory processes, the use of science‐based regulatory instruments implicitly steers regulatory policies in a direction that results in tolerance of certain risks (rendering them...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 453–459.
Published: 01 September 2008
... often tends to certain a priori and dogmatic assumptions, which I have identified as secularist metaphysics. Though I advocate the emancipatory potentialities of the secular —  indeed, with the aspiration of reconceptualizing...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., I mean certain places (such as churches), certain agents (such as priests), certain times (such as high feasts), and certain actions (such as saying the Mass) in which the divine or the holy is present. In comparison to these, other places, people, times, and actions may count as profane...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 January 1999
... of a general capac- ity, which was only awaiting its proper conditions to unfold. Under certain condi- tions human beings will come to see that scientific thinking is valid, that instru- 154 mental rationality pays off, that religious beliefs...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 177–189.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... It wasn’t necessarily that I wanted to do what they taught, but I had a certain facility in mathematics. Obvi­ ously, I was still growing up and hadn’t quite found myself intellectually. But what was attractive, and looking back I can say this now, was the intellectual rigor of an essentially...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 May 1989
... of censorship, which is a special issue in democratic societies, and in novels as diverse as Joyce's Ulysses and Nabokov's Lolita. We have been invited to consider whether certain kinds of art should or should not be subject to censorship by the state, in the service of some part (or all...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to certain constellations of signs that distinguish Malaysian citizens from noncitizens, examining how Malay(sians) and Indonesian(s) are contrastively evaluated in Sabah’s shifting sociopolitical scene. I do so by channeling linguistic anthropological approaches to intensity gradients. Qualities (e.g...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 435–452.
Published: 01 September 2013
... a distinction between the emergence of a certain discourse of clinical medicine and the institutional practices in which that took shape — and the forms of intervention, the management of cases in the hospital, the organization, or the autopsy or whatever it happened to be. These forms of knowledge were bound...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 319–341.
Published: 01 May 1994
... will protect them. And you have to also buy your drugs from a certain person. Therefore, if you're not buying your drugs from them, they are going to feel like you're against them, and if you have no one to stand up with you, you're out...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the present system. This is perhaps what happened in the history of the Soviet Union. Michel Foucault, Language, Counter-Memory, Practice At a certain point, the struggles of the dominated were so romanticized . . . that people finally forgot...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 375–409.
Published: 01 May 2000
... substitutes. Manufactured imports from low-wage countries accounted for only 3 percent of American GDP in 1990, and this is concentrated in certain highly visible consumer sectors such as cloth- ing (Cline 1997). Studies such as these have led...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., who uses it to describe the top-down model of state secularism adopted in India, in which certain transformations were brought about in the doc- trines and practices of Hinduism and Islam so as to facilitate liberal political rule in the colonial...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
...: of the nation as something unachieved. And as such, every Muslim becomes, at a certain level, the symbol of na- Public Culture 1 Vol. 5. No. 1: Fall 1992 2 tional frustration and insecurity. This is how he or she enters into the his- tory of independent India. My...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as in live poker, an online player consults the HUD’s summary of historical data with a quick glance. “If I see that a player typically never raises after he checks and is deviating from that behavior,” explains Justin, “I can make certain deductions about how strong his cards might be.” Figure 2...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
... beyond the Euro-American world. I argue that, by linking purportedly secular language to concepts of freedom and of voice, some familiar ideologies of the press can manifest a certain moral narrative of moder­ nity, a story of human agency...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 143–191.
Published: 01 January 1993
... and analysed was working across disciplines, that it included old-style anti-Marxists (e.g., van der Veer) as well as poststructuralist social scientists and certain kinds of literary-critical Marxists, and that it was better to specify the general characteristics of the configuration than to assemble...