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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anthony Townsend Since the very origins of urban planning in the late nineteenth century, the field has aspired to establish a firm scientific footing for the nature of cities, their cycles of growth and decline, and ways that we can better plan and predict the outcomes of interventions through...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 May 2010
... drawn from digital media. While his notion of the generic city is modeled on the film studio set, with its utterly flexible and ephemeral structures expanded to the scale of the city, and his more recent structures embody the promises of a network society, Koolhaas fails to consider other image-making...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 May 1996
... Politics in the Era of the Global City , Robert Fisher and Joseph Kling, eds. Newbury Park: Sage Publications, 191 -219. Anzaldúa , Gloria . 1987. Borderlands: La Frontera the New Mestiza . San Francisco: Spinsters/Aunt Lute Foundation. Appadurai , Arjun . 1990. “Disjuncture and...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 8 Location shooting hinders access to public spaces in the city, such as City Park. Photograph by Vicki Mayer Figure 8. Location shooting hinders access to public spaces in the city, such as City Park. Photograph by Vicki Mayer More
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... distribution of water through pipes and that threatens broader power arrangements. 2016 cities climate changes housing politics water Specters of rationing haunt metro São Paulo. Drinking water supplies have plunged to historic and dangerous lows. Overall water use has been slashed by a fifth. But the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... most intimate of scales. 2016 Central America gangs illicit economies violence September 9, 2011. Zone 8, Guatemala City . It’s 2:00 a.m. For the past several hours I have been hanging with Tommy and his workers in his carpentry shop. 1 Tommy maintains a number of small businesses—this shop, a...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Dorien Zandbergen This empirical-critical study looks at the Air Quality Egg project, a Euro-American effort focused on the collaborative creation of a “smart” air quality sensor network. While widely celebrated as a “best practice” example of bottom-up smart city making, the involvement of a US...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Néstor García Canclini © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Néstor García Canclini teaches anthropology and urban culture at the Universidad Autonomia Metropolitana in Mexico City. Among his many works is the recent Ciudad de los viajeros (1996). Borja, Jordi, and Manuel Castells. 1997...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 May 2001
... City Centers/Peripheral Transmissions: A Conversation with Lincoln Tobier Interviewed by Lisa Cohen L incoln Tobier’s work expresses what he calls “place in concentrated...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 749–768.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Zhang Dali’s Dialogue: Conversation with a City Wu Hung Apublic controversy surfaced in Beijing’s newspapers in early 1998. At A its center was an image that had become familiar to the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Sacrifice, and the Spectacle of Debacle in Mexico City Claudio Lomnitz Idioms of Sacrifice in Mexico The cultural history of sacrifice in secular societies did not begin to be written Tbefore the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... . Villers, Gauthier de, Bogumil Jewsiewicki, and Laurent Monnier,eds. 2002 . Manières de vivre: Economie de la“débrouille” dans les villes du Congo/Zaïre . Cahiers africains 49-50. Tervuren, Belgium:Institut Africain-CEDAF. The Suffering Body of the City Frédéric...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Instant City John Matshikiza There must have been something here, where Johannesburg stands, before the Tgold rush, but it was never recorded in history. So Johannesburg became and remained, by default, an instant city, periodically growing and being torn down as the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2006) 18 (3): 573–605.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Sabine I. Gölz Duke University Press 2006 Moscow for Flaneurs: Pedestrian Bridges, Europe Square, and Moskva-City Sabine I. Gölz On a sunny afternoon in early September 2001, having recently returned to Moscow...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 209–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Saskia Sassen Speech is a foundational element in theories about democracy and the political. As a concept it has seen both expansions and contractions of its meaning. But it has not yet been expanded to include the concept that the city might have speech. Saskia Sassen argues that cities have...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
... commute involves a variety of barriers both physical and psychological. Ultimately, the family has come to feel like strangers in the very city they call home, or perhaps it is the city that has been transformed into a place they can no longer recognize. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Ackbar Abbas Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Building on Disappearance: Hong Kong Architecture and the City Ackbar Abbas “Space” and “Place” Another luxury hotel, The Ritz-Carlton...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... Managing Divided Cities . Keele, U.K.: University of Keele Press. Hall , S. 1991. “The Local and the Global: Globalization and Ethnicity.” In Anthony D. King, ed., Culture, Globalization and the World-System: Contemporary Conditions for the Representation of Identity. Current Debates in Art...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... Medicine in Northern Nigeria.” In D. Cruise O'Brien and C. Coulon, eds., Charisma and Brotherhood in African Islam . London: Oxford University Press, 188 -201. Last , M. 1991. “Adolescents in a Muslim City.” Kano Studies Special Issue: 1 -22. Lubeck , P. 1984. “Islamic Networks and...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga This is a story about how the capital, Maputo, and other cities in Mozambique sustain themselves by massively deforesting the countryside, which in turn contributes a staggering and concentrated carbon footprint on the cities’ skies. How then does one make sense of...