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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 233–266.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Pheng Cheah Copyright © 1997 by The University of Chicago 1997 Posit(ion)ing Human Rights in the Current Global Conjuncture Pheng Cheah 1n the current conjuncture of global capitalism, the deployment...
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Published: 01 January 2017
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 453–463.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Adam Kotsko Adam Kotsko analyzes the current political conjuncture in the United States through the lens of political theology, which he understands as fundamentally a study of systems of legitimacy. From this perspective, the neoliberal order is not merely an economic or political order but also...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael C. Dawson; Megan Ming Francis This article examines how the racial order in the United States has evolved since the Jim Crow era. Two leading characterizations of the current situation are that we live in a postracial society and that we live in an era best described as the New Jim Crow. We...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... forms of siloed education designed for the Taylorized industrial era than for the current era. We need new and better paradigms for shifting the assumptions of higher education. Few educators today even realize how deeply Taylorized are the structures of the research university that we have inherited...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., banquet halls, a soccer stadium, and a television station. Current portrayals of urban design offer dystopian views of the field’s “end” or emphasize informal, reactive processes. Instead, urban design from below occurs through action and accumulation: Syriac projects have altered the physical shape...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... insensible the logic of their modes of social organization. Referring to ethnographic examples, this article shows how affect analysis can help translate the insights of heterological societies, so as to eventually dismantle the current anthropocentrism. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 May 2018
... is not anomalous, but reflects a growing trend—from Pope Francis to Pussy Riot—that invokes niceness and other modes of positive sociality at a time of unprecedented cruelty. The current embrace of niceness raises broader questions about the significance of sociality in a neoliberal age that has been described...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the structural arrangements that currently govern human life. In arguing that diversity is over, the essay seeks to grapple with the structural limits of our desires for an inclusive society in which foundational antiblackness continues to shape Canadian and more broadly North American regimes of power...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., both in Turkey and in exile. The authors argue that the current struggles of oppositional academics inside and outside Turkey offer insight into the nature of the global crisis in neoliberal academia based on precarious working conditions and commodification of education. Some of the answers...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Matthew Chin In this article, the author complicates the current positioning of Jamaica within international discourses as exceptionally homophobic by focusing on the island in the 1970s as a site through which to understand how the struggle for sexual agency among subjects of same sex desire...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and necessary caution to be taken in these discussions, especially in cries to move beyond the current discourse and practice of “diversity.” The hollowness of diversity initiatives within academic institutions has left the authors weary. Weary from being tokenized as students/academics, holding the burden...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and explores possible reasons that explain its current success, as these categories are used for thinking about, managing, and inhabiting situations of extreme precariousness, but which are nonetheless very different from the original cases of forced disappearance. The second movement involves developing...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 349–354.
Published: 01 May 2020
... them. Yet these texts refuse to die. They have never been out of print, continue to be translated into multiple languages, and still appear on many undergraduate syllabi—sometimes assigned by the very scholars who made their reputations by challenging these works. In the current age of disciplinary...
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Public Culture 9262905.
Published: 12 October 2021
... of archipelago as a geological formation and a geopolitical territory. In tracing this formative era of Japan’s resource extraction and settler colonialism, which precedes and informs the current rush to extract rare earth minerals necessary to maintain global digital infrastructures, this article aims to both...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay probes discourses of millennial governance in current late liberal governance and contemporary critical theory. It examines a set of dilemmas for progressive critics when they mobilize discourses of sacrifice and sacrificial love against the millennial imaginary...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to examine what Chinese maps of China can tell us about the Chinese people's hopes and fears, not only in the past or present, but for the future. This essay has two general aims: to demonstrate how China's current national maps have emerged through the creative tension of unbounded imperial domain...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... is responsible for the current fighting and the stalemate in Darfur; and a breakthrough needs a fresh reassessment of the conflicts and their dynamics by a more capable mediation team. Duke University Press 2008 DOXA AT LARGE...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Andrew Lakoff This essay situates the current discussion of vaccination politics within a broader trajectory of reflection on risk, rationality, and reflexive modernization. It argues that contemporary vaccine resistance is indicative less of antiscientific or antigovernmental sentiments than...