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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 261–275.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Éléonore Rimbault Abstract Before the 1990s, there were many child performers in India's circus companies. They joined the circus as trainees and received a salary for their performance. After their activity was problematized as child labor and made illegal, they progressively disappeared from...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
... the entertainment of choice; markets in child labor serve adult sexual and industrial interests; religious fundamen- talisms increasingly work out their politics and morality on the body of the woman (e.g., the debate on the 'chador' for women, even in countries where Islam is not the dominant religion...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... until he was shot dead, at the age of twelve, very likely by an assassin from the carpet-weaving industry, which depended on child labor. The fact that Masih was killed while visiting his parents on Easter Sunday is no coincidence, since they were Christians converted from a low caste and so doubly...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 483–498.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: the preservation of for- ests, the introduction of energy-efficient products, and so on. It denounces child labor and abusive working conditions and spurns traditional, hierarchical labor structures: at Ikea, there are no “employees,” only a cohort of ostensibly equal “coworkers.” Consumers may be perfectly...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
... on the environment, child labor, or AIDS —or “identity-based”—feminist, indigenous, gay, diasporic. The Mumbai-based movement discussed here is also a site of such cross-border activism. Together, these three points of entry allow me to describe the Mumbai Alliance of urban activists as part of an emergent...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the child’s labor obligations begin at home. One day on the construction site, Amidou, an illegal African immigrant who works to pay off his gambling debts, takes a hard fall on the job. While the fall is not fatal, Amidou soon dies from it because Roger, afraid of being exposed as a smuggler...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in an overturn- ing of how value is materialized. Here, rather than the laboring body of the rural migrant, it is the labor of the child caught up in the culling process of school admissions and test scores and the labor of the parents to provide the child with resources to be successful in these endeavors...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as a black mother. Indeed, McSpadden’s position as a working-class black mother offers her a platform for being explicit about the time, money, and labor she invested in her son, for framing her son not merely as a child she lost, but also as a loss of her investment and labor, one taken away by an agent...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... difference by urging companies to guarantee that no children were abused in the production of their goods,” suggests the panel on child labor on cacao farms). If this is too much effort, too distant a thought, or if your chocolate craving has struck now, you can make an individual difference in your...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and an exceptional child . New York: Pantheon. Bérubé, Michael, and Janet Lyon. 1998 . Living on disability: Language and social policy in the wake of the ADA. In The visible woman: Imaging technologies, gender, and science , edited by Paula. A. Treichler, Lisa Cartwright, and Constance Penley. New York: New...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Eva Feder Kittay © 2001 by Eva Feder Kittay 2001 Eva Feder Kittay is a professor of philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her most recent book is Love's Labor: Essays on Women, Dependency, and Equality (1999). Becker, Lawrence C. 2000 . The good...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... . . .’ In reversing the usual common law presumption that the status of the child was determined by the father the rule facilitated the reproduction of one’s own labor force.” In this way, Black women’s reproduction, sexuality, and labor became so deeply intertwined with the status, mobility, growth, and maintenance...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 349–358.
Published: 01 September 2001
... whose unskilled labor may be substituted freely for the labor of other such individuals, one who can imagine himself largely self-sufficient because almost everything conspires to help him take his enabling body for granted (even when...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 269–293.
Published: 01 January 1999
... in Mexico is very often not universal. Education, for instance, is meant to be available to all, but it is often difficult to register a child in a nearby school or to get him or her into a school at all. Public medicine exists, but it is always insufficient. Moving across the Mexico City traffic...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of inequality (e.g., segregation and the division of labor) are sidelined by explicit adoption of egalitarian principles, the essay shows that, even when democratic civility prevails, background inequalities on the basis of race, gender, social class, and immigration status are often reproduced in mundane...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... legitimacy, whereas domestic or civil family laws regulate the shifting terrain of sex and gender identity; marriage, parental, and child rights; and family formation. 1 I bring these trends together to interrogate the logics they share as contestations over intimacy and legal recognition. Ultimately, my...
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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 (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... In this light, Huang argues, “The humble mall is a harbinger of the novel transformations, and dogged retrenchments, of capital, labor, and race that the ‘Chinese Century’ brings, while questioning what is even ‘new’ about this moment after all” (213). Together, Kohrman and Huang's articles help us think about...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 431–458.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 25–28.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Guy Standing’s persuasive, if breezy, survey of the organi- zation of time and work ends with a list of remedies for what he calls the “precar- ity trap.” Three broad solutions are offered: a Slow Time movement, analogous to the Slow Food movement; the full commodification of labor / full...