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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 (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, know the “good...
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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...
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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 (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...
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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...
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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...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of 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 (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 (2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of this 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 (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...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... prominently tattooed resident they found was an Afro-Brazilian eighteen-year-old with an image of a giant snake winding up his right arm. The young man was arrested and taken to a specialized police station dedicated to crimes involving children and adolescents for interrogation. The investigating police...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and dealt explicitly with the social problems of the city—from prostitution, crime, and drug abuse among the new urban working classes to the hypocrisy of the Turkish aristocracy and Egyptian effendiyya (lettered class...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 577–607.
Published: 01 September 1998
.... An Essay on Crimes and Punishments. Birmingham, AL: Legal Classics Library. Bureau of Justice Statistics. 1996. Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1995. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. Christie , Nils . 1993. Crime Control as Industry. London: Routledge. Davis...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., which was known for covering the discovery of DNA and the invention of the silicon chip, but the episode’s central question was posed in a scientific style. “Does modern architecture actually encourage people to commit crime?” the narrator asked while confronting viewers with the now notorious Aylesbury...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by this violation.” Constitutional rights of personality have set the terms of the debate over the National Congress’s new press bill, which seeks to redefine press crimes and to create efficient mechanisms for punishing journalists and media organizations when these crimes occur. But the debate over freedom...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... York: Schocken Books. Berman , Marshall . 1982. All That Is Solid Melts into Air. New York: Penguin Books. Calderia , Teresa Pires do Rio . n.d.a. City of Walls: Crime, Segregation and Citizenship in Sâo Paulo. Berkeley: University of California Press (forthcoming). Calderia...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... by the highest court of appeals, confirming what lower courts had considered the “inexistence of a crime.” The Argentine justice system thus produced authoritative knowledge on the accusation, which the public could then accept or question. In this instance, the poorly written accusation had been questioned...