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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
... mitigate climate change and promote collaborative energy production, such as community-owned wind parks. Even when states adopt bold energy transition targets, as Mexico has done, the methods of transition can be deeply problematic. While the extractivist orientation of petropolitics has been well...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Daniel Monterescu The emergence of gated communities in Israel/Palestine signals new modes of urban exclusion, which reshape previous forms of spatial distinction. Focusing on the ethnically “mixed town” of Jaffa, where an unprecedented number of such gated communities have been constructed in the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Colin Jerolmack; Nina Berman This photo-essay examines how the leasing of private and public land for shale gas extraction (“fracking”) in Pennsylvania has initiated a “tragedy of the commons” in historically communal locales, degrading common-pool resources and weakening long-standing norms of...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 249–283.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Satish Deshpande Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . 1991 . Imagined Communities . Rev. ed. London: Verso. Appadurai , Arjun . 1990 . “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy.” In Featherstone, 293 -310...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 343–363.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Sarah E. Murray Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Literature Cited Baker , Roger . 1968. Drag: A History of Female Impersonation on the Stage. London: Triton Books. Beer , Jennifer . 1992. Personal communication about the Takarazuka Revue, based on her...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., socialist, and avant-garde counterinstitutions of the early twentieth century. Republican Murals, Identity, and Communication in Northern Ireland Lyell Davies The working-class neighborhoods of Northern Ireland, a mix of red brick terrace...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Josh Kun This essay focuses on the contemporary migrant musical practices of mobile Mexican DJ sound systems, or sonidos. Operating on both sides of the US-Mexico border, sonidos use the DJ mix as a form of musical communication and community that both moves between the United States and Mexico and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to distinguish community-organized relocation from forced relocation and climate-induced displacement. Understanding community-organized relocation efforts as forms of retreat unifies this emerging practice with other social movements and political projects that seek more sustainable ways of settling...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Gyanendra Pandey Focusing on specific assemblages that have historically been seen as communities of lower-class and underclass individuals and families, this essay examines the history of members of these “communities” who come to inhabit not the positions of the down-and-out, where they allegedly...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Brett Ommen As visual images increasingly cover the façade of social space and public life, the utility of these surfaces-of-display must be examined beyond displayed content. The preponderance of surfaces says something about the publics that stand before the invitation of visual communication...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of individual tweets, status updates, and other forms of everyday online communication to refine their market prediction algorithms and in turn profit enormously from the digital cloud. 2014 What strikes you immediately is the scale of things. The room is so huge you can almost see the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 449–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Beatrice Jauregui This article theorizes ongoing US-led global warfare as a “positive science” based in communal, familial, and humanistic values manifest in outreach practices conducted by the US Army. Analyzing the history of recruitment and recently developed resilience training and civil...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 9–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
... relationships with users and consumers, communicating continuity with, appreciation of, and longing for aspects of time past. These relationships, falling along a spectrum from library-as-utility to library-as-simulation, can be mapped onto different kinds of nostalgic experience. 2016 book collecting...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Side of Chicago, the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) has attempted to stem the tide of un- and underinsured patients draining the hospital’s resources through a rhetoric of community and population health that could be rendered as a form both of research and of service. To do this, the UCMC...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 221–226.
Published: 01 May 2017
... experiencing exclusion from the gun community? In exploring Calvin’s untenable position, this essay opens up the ideological matrix of gun ownership and shows that understanding gun ownership means looking beyond the gun. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 guns identity politics race...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... gated community, exposing a fierce contest between elite and poor citizens over legitimate methods of tax collection and the social logics of indebtedness. The essay shows how discourses emblematic of the postdictatorship and post–financial crisis periods—human rights on the one hand and welfare on the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... hydrate their communities. Such demonization is paralleled by legal crackdowns and the deliberate destruction of improvised water infrastructure. The essay uses the Mumbai case study to reveal the costs of marginalizing the majority urban poor in global megacities: in public health, death rates, and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael McQuarrie This essay describes the transformation of civic participation from a tool of democratization into a tool for elite authority. Looking at various participatory projects in community-based organizations in a city in America’s Rust Belt, the essay demonstrates how the very...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the gaze allows us to glean signs of becoming, modes of making visible imagined modernities and communities. Despite their disparity, these sets of images organize temporal experiences in specific fashions. In the carte de visite , the testimony of continuity and of succeeding generations attests...