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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
...William H. Sewell, Jr. Inspired by the current world economic crisis, this article attempts to assess the place of economic crises in the longer history of capitalism. Combining perspectives from Karl Marx, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Hyman Minsky, and Giovanni Arrighi, the article moves from crises to...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 is...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... scarcity. It revitalizes, in a socioecological and crisis-sensitive form, Manuel Castells’s concept of collective consumption politics, with a focus on housing and land use. The question is how acute crises and longstanding socioecological struggles interact, from above and below. In São Paulo, this...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... classic metabolism, in which food was fuel, providing energy and building blocks to the body. Accordingly, metabolic disorders—treatments for which are the explicit aim of much of this research—are increasingly explained and intervened in as regulatory crises, asynchronies, or instances of misinformation...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 575–576.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Hijacking History: American Culture and the War on Terror . Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Tell, Dave. 2012. Confessional Crises and Cultural Politics in Twentieth-Century America . University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. Vajpeyi, Ananya. 2012. Righteous Republic: The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 235–238.
Published: 01 May 2012
... motivate his style of engagement. Our first research article is by William H. Sewell, Jr., another scholar with a well-honed style of intellectual engagement, but here he takes a surprising turn. In “Economic Crises and the Shape of Modern...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 September 1993
... major serials in these state-controlled media systems may be closely tied to contemporary national crises or dilemmas. To discover how, one needs to consider not just the televisual material itself, but the historical and institutional...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Contemporary acts of visualizing environmental crises and environmental solutions often hide, moreover, the ecological footprint of image-making technologies themselves, which tend to promise the transparent representation of empirical facts or shared experiences. For instance, the infographics (or “infovis...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 370–373.
Published: 01 September 2013
... causes of our current epidemic of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes but rather in understanding how our responses to these crises are reshaping knowledge in the life sciences. Finally, anthropologist Jennifer Karlin explores the strategies that a prestigious academic medical center located...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 561–571.
Published: 01 September 2008
... “true character” of the American empire is revealed, as the deus ex machina of a crises-ridden capitalism (AP, 77). I submit that this reasoning is an overinterpretation of the current geopolitical moment. First, the war in Iraq is...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
... — emerge as the ethical subjects of this global activism. Writing in the context of the everyday crises that characterize postdisaster New Orleans, Adams is also interested in such earnest acts of doing good, or what she...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Mbembe, Claudio Lomnitz, Ghassan Hage, Michael Warner, Abidin Kusno, Gillian Cowlishaw, Tim Blackmore; responses to John Borneman by Richard Falk, Laura Nader, Steven Sampson, and Richard Wilson; and more . . . Editor’s Note Currencies, Crises...
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Public Culture (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 January 2007
... era’s national “economic miracles,” grafting the hopes of that period — hopes that had been degraded, humiliated, and violently obliterated by the dictatorships of the 1970s and in the economic crises of the 1980s and 1990s — onto the emerg...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): ix–xi.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Mbembe, Claudio Lomnitz, Ghassan Hage, Michael Warner, Abidin Kusno, Gillian Cowlishaw, Tim Blackmore; responses to John Borneman by Richard Falk, Laura Nader, Steven Sampson, and Richard Wilson; and more . . . Editor’s Note Currencies, Crises...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., marketization of social institutions was pioneered in the 1970s by Mar- garet Thatcher’s government in Britain. It is linked to both fiscal and legitimacy crises in welfare states. It has been recommended to the developing world by the World Bank...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 May 1998
... toward more inward-looking and insular forms of politics. The trend was clear- est in the economic realm, where the interwar crises of international trade and finance, including the abandoning of gold as a global measure of the value of money...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 January 1997
... break with the assumptions and practices of the postwar world.8 Punctuated by no mere “oil crises” but by a series of financial and eco- nomic crises and depressions—the devaluation of sterling beginning in 1967 and the retraction of the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
... constellation of actors. HO: I agree with Eric. We don’t need crises to be intelligent, but sometimes we need crises to be reminded of the capacity of our intelligence. But in this case, Sandy was a necessary reminder. If you see everything that went astray during Sandy, everything that was failing in the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
... those of circumvention and, more frequently, of feigned acquiescence and direct confrontation. In view of the physical breakups and ideological fragmentation ensuing from the economic and political crises, African societies are experiencing...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... have failed to challenge the shifting structures of global capital that have been characterized by fluid superexploitation, the expropriation and homogenization of nature, and intensifying crises of debt and sustainability (Escobar 1995200-203...