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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 47–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... affair” is better understood as an object lesson in the structural marginality of intellectuals in American public debate. FORUM “Scholar as Sitting Duck”: The Cronon Affair and the Buffer Zone...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Eric Fassin PC 13.2-03 Fassin 5/3/01 11:16 AM Page 215 Same Sex, Different Politics: “Gay Marriage” Debates in France and the United States...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 531–538.
Published: 01 September 2008
... modernity. Duke University Press 2008 DOSSIER ON RETORT’S AFFLICTED POWERS Guest Editors’ Introduction: Debating Capital, Spectacle, and Modernity Alex Jeffrey, Colin McFarlane, and Alex...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Emilienne Baneth-Nouailhetas This article isolates a few flashpoints in the debating space opened up by the copresence, within a volume, of contributions by Jean-François Bayart, Achille Mbembe, and Ann Laura Stoler. The concepts or notions discussed are useful as core samplings of the multiple...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 557–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rita Chin A striking aspect of contemporary European debates about immigrants is the focus on the Muslim woman as the key figure through which objections to Islamic cultural difference have been articulated. This article traces how sexual politics became central to German public debates about guest...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Janet Roitman Over the past years, France has been rocked not only by violent demonstrations in the banlieues (city outskirts) but also by raging debates regarding the place of “postcolonial studies” in the French archive and in current scholarship. The dispute over postcolonial studies in this...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 457–464.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Andrew Lakoff This essay analyzes the evolving controversy over the recent experimental mutation of H5N1 avian influenza (bird flu) to make it more easily transmissible among mammals. While the controversy has been cast as a debate between bioscience and biosecurity, or between openness and secrecy...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—illuminate the tensions in the debate around whether to focus on the transnational movement of images, ideas, and public forms or on the local meanings of texts and representations. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 I would like to thank Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar, Stephen Twilley...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the country fell into civil war. Some critics wrongly conclude that academics should never work in countries with problematic political regimes. Analyzing the distinctive Libyan trajectory, this article stresses instead the need for careful organizational review, open debate, and clear emphasis on...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
... representations of Islam and internal interpretations of divine intent. Far from being just exercises in interlingual equivalence, subtitling is a form of moral critique motivated by both postcolonial and theological imperatives. These acts of translation, and their internal debate at Iqraa, exceed the familiar...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Judith Surkis This essay situates a recent French marriage annulment scandal in the context of debates about Islam, gender, and immigration; the relationship between the secularism of French law and Catholic marriage law; and the history of Muslim law under French colonial rule. Copyright 2010 by...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 583–603.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and national pride. The essay looks at angry responses to the three resolutions against homophobia issued by the European parliament in this period, comments on the relevance of the gay/Jew analogy to Poland's debates on sexual tolerance, and examines an incident of March 2008, when Poland's president...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... debates in the United States, the United Kingdom, and regions across the Southern Hemisphere (South America, Australia, New Zealand, the Indian subcontinent, and South Africa). From its inception, postcolonial studies has been interpreted in extremely diverse ways; over time, it has spawned robust waves...
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Public Culture (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. Even more nebulous than how Nisman died is why. My intention here is not to uncover the “truth” around why he died, but instead to explore how “truths” about why he died...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... former and rejecting the latter for its antirealist and debate-ending tendencies. In this way, the discourses of objectivity and subjectivity would allow productive agonism between the humanities and sciences. The article suggests both theoretical and practical implications for a diverse set of actors in...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultural shifts accompanied these medical debates and developments. Randomized controlled trials now dominate as an evidentiary form in tuberculosis control with implications for how global health efforts roll out across diverse cultural contexts. A pharmaceutical approach drives the international export...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
... co-opted after the end of apartheid as a means of retaining privilege, it is necessary to revisit varied understandings and debates inside the liberation movement on race and nonracialism to counteract this co-option and as a commitment to nonracialism not as state of being but as politics of...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 349–354.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Lorraine Daston; Sharon Marcus Undead Texts are books once assigned on every reading list, cited in countless books and articles, endlessly discussed and debated. Although the authors of these works wore their learning lightly, the Undead Texts were intellectually ambitious and formidably erudite...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Theresa MacPhail This essay examines the “era of big data” through the lens of recent attempts at its application within the realm of public health. Arguing that debates about big data’s newness or usefulness are misplaced, I suggest that big data is less about finding solutions to complex social...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 471–480.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ritu Birla Gandhi's thematics of addiction mark him as acutely present in his time, even as they launch his temporal performativity. Publicized via transnational debates on the legality of opium and anxieties about the market as casino, the problem of addiction reflected the circulation of law and...