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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and domestic propaganda during World War II. Communication Review 8 : 27 -52. Penetrating Markets, Fortifying Fences: Advertising, Consumption, and Violent National Conflict Paul Frosh Advertising...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 2021
...—that showcase citizens going toe‐to‐toe in public places because someone refuses to wear a mask. These videos are not mere political theater; they are replete with sociologically meaningful data about the nature of Americans’ cultural divisions. By closely analyzing recorded conflicts over collective...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Roland Marchal This article takes issue with a number of key representations of the Darfur and Chad crises. It argues that the conflict in Darfur is to some extent the continuation of the civil war in Chad, not the opposite; the failure to acknowledge the regional dimensions of these two crises...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 3 “Schedule,” Third Annual Summer School on Conflict Prevention and Transformation (2007). Source: author’s archive More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 4 Features of a peaceful being (chart in a conflict resolution workshop). Photograph by author More
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper Empires—large, expansionist polities that govern different people differently—have a long history, compared with which the nation-state appears as a short-term formation with an uncertain future. Examining the trajectories of empires—their creations, conflicts...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Mireille Abelin This essay explores the public drama that ensues after a husband and wife lock themselves in their BMW to protest the Buenos Aires provincial tax authority’s attempt to sequester their vehicle. When the conflict airs in real time on the evening news, class tensions erupt outside...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Webb Keane A comparison of two challenges to freedom of the press, in Indonesia and Denmark, reveals some of the linkages among semiotic ideologies, secularism, and a moral narrative of modernity. By analyzing conflicts between semiotic ideologies, the article shows how actual journalistic...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Figure 3 “Schedule,” Third Annual Summer School on Conflict Prevention and Transformation (2007). Source: author’s archive ...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in this European venue is symptomatic of disagreement about the status of French colonial history and the category of race in the construction of contemporary national narratives. The varied and conflicting understandings of both postcolonial studies and the nature of empires entail fierce disagreement over...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... software company that turned the data platform into a full-blown for-profit service suggests a very different reading. Yet why did the project’s serving both corporate and anticorporate agendas not cause significant conflict among participants themselves? Which practices, forms of imagination, discourses...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and contested category, exploring the types of subjects that claims of conscience conjure up, the forms of difference they can reproduce, and the conflicts they both create and mediate. The central argument of the article is that the protection of conscience has been a claim to privilege, and therefore often...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... how power is constructed and contested in transnational law through competing social practices of translation. By ethnographically analyzing the conflict over the “Super Banana”—a genetically modified crop funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—I show how the circulation of transnational...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 25–28.
Published: 01 January 2013
... was a defining feature of the industrial era, the struggle over debt is becoming a frontline conflict of our times. References Hedges Chris . 2010 . The death of the liberal class . New York : Nation Books . Occupy Student Debt Campaign . 2012 . Welcome page...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Alison Shonkwiler This essay examines the growing interest in home-based labor in light of the changing structures of conventional work. Neo-homesteading, particularly in its part-time and casual modes, reveals the conflicted middle-class desire to achieve freedom from the wage economy without...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 99–121.
Published: 01 January 2022
... have often been out of step with the movement and with international media narratives that have defined it. The article provides historical and theoretical insight into the role of both collaboration and conflict in the formation of the city's political identity and points to possibilities for engaging...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is that Asad is acutely aware of this paradox and that his awareness thereof issues in a distinctive mode of action that is profoundly future orientated and yet dispenses with calculations of probability. The article explores the phenomenology of this nonactuarial thinking, the internal conflicts it engenders...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
... readings of the role that the wall plays in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I photographed all the illustrations in this essay between 2002 and 2005, as part of a project on the Separation Barrier-Wall. I am grateful to Dan Seltzer, who...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Serrano’s Piss Christ photograph. Yet the Russian intelligentsia, both its liberal and conservative wings, proved conflicted about this issue, with only a small minority offering its wholehearted support to the artists. This article attempts to explain why this would be the case by demonstrating how...
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