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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... 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...
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 to...
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...
Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... incarcerated. Many states allow children of any age to be tried as adults for certain crimes. Fishing is a reminder of the harsh reality that many people come of age in prisons. Fishing does not have any words; instead, Michael's art direction treats fishing as an imaginative form of choreography, born...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 453–459.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and so 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 and...
Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 803–804.
Published: 01 September 2000
... certain kinds of writing. At that moment, monstrosity may reveal or make one aware of what the norm is and when this norm has a history—which is the case with discursive norms, philosophical norms, socio-cultural norms, they have a history—any appearance of monstrosity...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2006
... there is a strong contrast between the sacred and the profane. By the sacred, 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...
Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 May 1989
... obvious and recurring problem 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...
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...
Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ethnography of sensible intensities, I shift focus 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...
Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... violence and the intimacy of extortion in Guatemala; through a study of Gezi Park we come to better understand property regimes in Turkey; and we discover how US nuclear workers are certain to experience exposure and why such injuries and harms are both normalized and justified. In the first Forum...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 7–10.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Public Culture features with a disciplined rejection of them, grounded in long-cherished goods of the past: sexual restraint, family values, opposition to certain modes of tech- nological control (e.g., cloning), and the like. Following this understanding...
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...
Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 255–257.
Published: 01 January 2011
...- versity Press. Monahan, Brian A. 2010. The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Mak- ing of 9/11. New York: New York University Press. Mrazek, Rudolf. 2010. A Certain Age: Colonial Jakarta through the Memories of...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
... vaccination accidents declined; as immunization against an increasing number of scourges, such as diphtheria and later polio, became possible; and, more broadly, as public trust in medical authority increased alongside acceptance of governmental responsibility for at least certain elements of collective well...
Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 319–341.
Published: 01 May 1994
... 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 in the cold. So you need to have backup...
Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... breathing. Have you seen this Black Lives Matter T-shirt? It features stark left-justified sans-serif text, a list of first names connected by ampersands: That final ampersand trailed by an ellipsis both truncates the list and leaves it gaping, painfully open. A future of certain death. Waiting for...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the rise of the nation well 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...
Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 375–409.
Published: 01 May 2000
... concentrated in certain highly visible consumer sectors such as cloth- ing (Cline 1997). Studies such as these have led to the mainstream conclusion that it is impossible for the “tail” of low-wage imports to wag the “dog” of labor markets...
Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): xii–xiv.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Editor’s Note A curb, in some places no curbs at all, but instead drainage ditches, or voice- activated programs, or equipment that demands a certain steadiness of the hand to operate. The built world surrounds us, supporting bodies—human, machine, dig...