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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 507–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
... a forthcoming biography of Thabo Mbeki. From the Ruins: The Constitution Hill Project Mark Gevisser etween the University of the Witwatersrand and the inner-city neighborhood BB of Hillbrow (the densest...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Rooms in U.S. Law over the Last Decade, from the U.S. Constitution to Local Ordinances Mary Anne Case Constitutional Equal Protection In litigation concerning the admission of women to the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), the school made much of the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 147–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Craig Calhoun © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Craig Calhoun is president of the Social Science Research Council and a professor of sociology and history at New York University. A longer version of his argument on constitutional patriotism will appear in the forthcoming volume...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... provision in this period are often subsumed under the category of neoliberalism. This article unpacks this narrative by focusing on the intersection between architecture and social science. It argues that the neoliberalization of housing not only constitutes a transformation of housing economics, from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sara L. Friedman This article examines the power of law to constitute which intimacies are deemed legitimate for a larger project of national reproduction. It focuses on two contested marriage cases in Taiwan that involved a transnational union and a transgender marriage. The article introduces the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Matthew Canfield In contrast to hierarchical models of international law, contemporary transnational law is constituted by networks of states, international institutions, multinational corporations, and transnational activists struggling for power by producing competing norms. This essay examines...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Antarctica, the essay examines satellite vision produced by the Cold War systems of surveillance, particularly as inscribed by New Zealand author James George. The conclusion of the essay turns to ways these technologies are constitutive of visions of the global in the Anthropocene. 2014 George’s...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... break from the “Black Church,” specifically, black literature and protest politics in the present moment are not as far removed from the traditions of Afro-Protestantism as they are thought to be. Recognizing the degree to which racial and religious discourses are mutually constitutive, this essay calls...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... visualization of border lines and their crossings is enacted. More specifically, we seek to conceptualize the visual infrastructure through which border lines and movement lines are drawn, deployed, and authorized. We show how deceptibility and a dispersal of identity documents are constitutive of the specific...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., the workshop constitutes maybe the absolute travel device: it can be transported and deployed everywhere without the need for translation into local vernaculars; it can exemplify the moral ambition for peace in the world backed with technical arrangements of space, time, and learning mostly imported...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
... hypervisible in the European public sphere. The article starts by tracing the roles of visibility and invisibility in constituting the “ideal refugee” (and the concomitant figure of the “a-refugee”), before turning to refugee-refugee humanitarianism as an invisible form of Southern-led (rather than Northern...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Microfinance in particular foreshadows the future of finance capital, where trade in debt will require creative practices of converting hyper-risk into profit. These riskscapes are also formations of modernity. It is through encounters with poverty that the modern self is constituted. Such practices of liberal...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... urbanization. Several conceptual distinctions — between categories of practice and categories of analysis, nominal essences and constitutive essences, and concentrated and extended urbanization — are proposed to inform possible future mappings of the planetary urban condition. Copyright 2013 by Duke...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2009
... capital who, as such, seek to appreciate the value of the portfolio of conducts that constitutes them and whose relationship to themselves is speculative rather than possessive—as was the case of their liberal predecessors. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 An earlier version of this...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Gary Wilder This essay focuses on Aimé Césaire's post–World War II commitment to colonial emancipation without national independence. It examines how his constitutional initiatives to enact a future with France in an age of decolonization may be read as politically untimely and strategic utopian...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the very constitution of the popular. Daily rituals around the Coca Cola logo (placing empty plastic pots as mute witness to water scarcity) became critical to the formation of such a front against the corporate giant. I argue such performances are the norm these days in our highly media-saturated...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 299–319.
Published: 01 May 2011
... constitutional notions. Winning the battle for the minds of the Indian political elite, a campaign that he launched through Hind Swaraj , was the necessary preliminary to Gandhi's later, broader achievement. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Aldred, Guy. 1948 . Rex v. Aldred: London trial...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
... hostile combatants. They were his moral unequals, the constitutive ellipses of satyagraha, without which nonviolence itself might lose its precarious ethical equilibrium. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Thanks to Ritu Birla and Faisal Devji for insightful readings of previous...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Dorothy H. B. Kwek; Robert Seyfert The recent “materialist turn” stresses the fundamental role of nonhumans in the constitution of humans’ social and political life and argues that the inability to grasp their importance dooms normative prognoses for ordering society to ethical, political, and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... that debates over what constitutes authoritative knowledge structure the possibilities for creating “truth” out of the unexpected. In considering the processes of truth-making, I refer to the methods, mechanisms, and forms of interpretation that lead people to believe what they believe. The Nisman...