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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 209–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and Development Unit, Home Office, Government of the United Kingdom. www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs2/hosb1203.pdf . Beck, Ulrich. 1992 . Risk society: Towards a new modernity , translated by Mark Ritter. London: Sage. Blumenthal, Jessica. 2004 . We, the people, victims of horrific crime...
Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 5 Conversationalist [on right]: “Extraordinary crime wave we’re having — er — ah — for the time of year.” From Punch , February 11, 1920. Figure 5. Conversationalist [on right]: “Extraordinary crime wave we’re having — er — ah — for the time of year.” From Punch, February 11, 1920. More
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 426–452.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... 426 Crimes of Substitution: Detection in Late Soviet Society Serguei Alex. Oushakine In order to appear “accidental,” an element in a work of art must belong to at least two...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 601–623.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Association of Chiefs of Police, police have advocated on their own behalf and interacted with larger political and economic trends. Separate from their role in crime control, police have become entrepreneurial and resistant to fiscal austerity. This article offers a new characterization of the effects of the...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pallavi Govindnathan This essay defines the spread of acid attacks in South Asia and other regions, where disputes over land, inheritances, dowries, and declined marriage proposals often arouse greed and jealousy and lead to violence. Acid attacks are profoundly vicious crimes, the more so because...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Helene Risør The article sets lynching of presumed criminals in the city of El Alto, Bolivia, in relation to both everyday experiences of insecurity about crime and violence and the enactment of neighborliness as a grounded notion of citizenship. Focusing on the experience and management of...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Rivke Jaffe; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir This article develops a theorization of “speculative policing”: an experimental, future-oriented form of policing that connects crime prevention to real-estate speculation and other forms of negotiating urban risk and uncertainty. Speculative policing works to...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
... crimes such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex work or sex trafficking. Thus women, sex workers, and gender-nonconforming people may be disproportionately excluded from any benefits of bodycam surveillance. But privacy and dignity interests, as well as investigatory realities, preclude the...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anthony W. Fontes Extortion is the most common of crimes in Central America today and the most despised. As a growing criminal phenomenon, it exemplifies trends prevalent across post–Cold War Latin America as well as other parts of the world. In many societies, the “democratic wave” and the triumph...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Claire Valier © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Claire Valier is a university lecturer in law and lives in Cambridge, England. Her book Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture is forthcoming. from the...
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Public Culture (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 (2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... South African crime statistics: Convictions for the period 1956 to 1988. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. Holtman, Barbara. 2008. Submission by the Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development on the Child Justice Bill...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... incarcerated. Many states allow children of any age to be tried as adults for certain crimes. Fishing is a reminder of the harsh reality that many people come of age in prisons. Fishing does not have any words; instead, Michael's art direction treats fishing as an imaginative form of choreography, born...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... his classmates turned him in for drawing pictures of weapons. The 11-year-old fifth grader was not charged with a crime in the Wednesday incident. His name is not being released to protect him, school officials said. “There were...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 MISELLANY Punishing Sexual Crimes: A New and Dangerous Approach* Marjorie Heins A radical new theory of criminal responsibility is making its way through Congress that would blame sexual crimes, not...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 May 2002
... York Police Department (NYPD) Street Crimes Unit who killed the West African street vendor Amadou Diallo as he stood in the vestibule of his apartment building. 41 Shots seizes on the grotesquely bald, factual precision of the numerical data—19 out of 41 shots fired in 10 seconds by 4 police...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... The young man was arrested and taken to a specialized police station dedicated to crimes involving children and adolescents for interrogation. The investigating police chief interviewed the victim, the accused, and several witnesses; she found absolutely no evidence linking the tattooed eighteen...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... other institutions. The most influential application of human territoriality to architectural and urban design was Newman’s Defensible Space: Crime Prevention through Urban Design , published in 1972. The architect’s starting point was that “housing officials in the late 1960s had already come to...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Trans- formed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Stanislawski, Michael. 2007. A Murder in Lemberg: Politics, Religion, and Vio- lence in Modern Jewish History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 120–121.
Published: 01 May 1991
...Bruce Robbins Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1991 120 public Culture staggering crime statistics. The airline industry and banking institutions of the United States fall into further disrepair. But because of...