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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Deborah Posel Duke University Press 2008 History as Confession: The Case of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Deborah Posel In the iconic history of human suffering...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Books Received Bauer, Susan Wise. 2008. The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Braziel, Jana Evans. 2008. Artists, Performers, and Black...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
... more varied tastes. Christian Sorace presents a more successful, often unexamined national-cultural process in China. Analyzing Cadre Confessions — a televised ritual that borders on a genre — Sorace shows the transformation of this form from one based on the possibility of redemption within the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 May 1993
... parodic descriptions of the omega and alpha cultural positions to the positions themselves. However, I must confess to a certain mischief, well-intentioned though it may have been. I wanted not only to describe the cartoon, but also, in some small measusre, to draw one myself. Marilyn Ivy and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
... former aca- demic, and confessed to twenty-six years of fakery. In a narcissistic act of tele- technic encompassment that the doubt-ridden Quesalid could probably never have imagined, Chuchad not only theatricalized his newfound skepticism but also invited all mediums to join him in renouncing their...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Government to provide warm covering, and it was within the rights of the evacuees to press their demand. If the Gov- ernment failed, and confessed that it had not resources enough, then only could private organizations step in to help the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... transitional justice process are, first, the public hearings in which nearly twenty-four hundred demobilized paramilitary commanders will be asked to confess their crimes before receiving the benefits of Law 975, and second, the visibility and empowerment of victim organizations. The truth sought...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 210–221.
Published: 01 January 1999
... lack of display opposite Old Dispensary is compensated for by the genuineness of the whole scene. Zanzibar is an epitome of the ancient Bagdad [sic] of Haroun-el- Raschid, rather than of the Europeanised India of today. It must be confessed that Zanzibar possesses no building of interest...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 293–313.
Published: 01 September 1997
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... cell in search of a criminal, a role he readily performed. The sheer plenitude of Lucas’s confessed crimes made him the greatest single-victim mur- derer of twentieth-century America, a nation notorious for serial killing. While the repentant Lucas possessed the personal and social...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 181–186.
Published: 01 January 2003
... relations to improve. In this sense, reconciliation is about talk. This kind of model may operate in marital counseling, in family therapy, and even on American talk shows in which guests reveal their innermost traumas and confessions. But can...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
... practices) to “confess” the most intimate experi- 71 Public Culture ences, desires, illnesses, uneasiness, guilt in public.21 This explains how every- thing thought to be the most difficult to say, everything...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 577–598.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2006
...- gious confession, it can be certain principles of government (as in revolutionary France and the United States), it can be historical links, and so on. This allows us to see the U.S. case as one example of a widespread feature of the...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 657–675.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... Augustine . 1952 . The Confessions . Trans. Edward Bouverie Pussey. In Great Books of the Western World , vol. 18, edited by Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1 -125. Bellah , Robert , et al. 1985 . Habits of the Heart . Berkeley: University of California Press...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 1993
... what Bo Yang, a prominent social critic who spent a decade imprisoned in Taiwan for advocating a more democratic society, suggested in early 1992 about the government that had incarcerated him and, to get him to confess to being a Communist agent, broken his knee thirty-five years ago.’ What...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...—in the aftermath of the slayings in Charleston’s Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church—and confesses, “Black folks are my church, preaching the value of black life is my ministry and blackness is my sanctuary” ( Lemieux 2015 ). On closer inspection, beyond black history hashtags and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... utopianism and faith in tech- nology? Or a tacit confession that they, too, have become “true believers in the spectacle” (AP, 188) they are supposed to despise? To me, the worst moment in Afflicted Powers comes in the authors’ answer to Foster’s invitation to say something about “art, or indeed...