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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Eric Fassin © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Eric Fassin is professor of sociology in the Department of Social Sciences at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. He is coeditor (with Daniel Borrillo and Marcela Iacub) of Au-delà du PaCS (1999)and author of Same Sex, Different...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Knopf. Ivy , M. ( 1988 ) Tradition and Difference in the Japanese Mass Media. Public Culture 1 ( l ), 21 -29. Jameson , F. ( 1983 ) Postmodernism and Consumer Society. In H. Foster (Ed.), The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture . Port Townsend, Washington: Bay Press, 111...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
... university, and (2) provides intellectual and methodological interventions in contemporary organizational manifestations of racialized minority difference — namely, (neo)liberal multicultural formations of diversity in the US academy. The essay offers case studies of “diversity” and/or “decolonizing” work...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 1993
... Difference between Public Culture 1789 and 1989? A Reply to Greg Urban Michael M. J. Fischer 1 found it helpful in reading Greg Urban’s dense and abstract essay to pose three questions: (1) Are there...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Marilyn Ivy Copyright © 1988 by the Project For Transnational Culture Studies, University of Pennsylvania 1988 Tradition and Difference in the Japanese Mass Media Marilyn Ivy Department of Anthropology Cornell University Perhaps the dominant theme in postwar Japanese...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... different ways of imagining their existence: not changing their conditions, but living differently with them. These projects make the claim that there is value to these lives even if they can never be improved. The challenge of how to value lives that can be neither saved nor improved is one of the central...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
... probe the key differences between the Jim Crow racial order and the racial terrain of the current period and come to the conclusion that both claims are inadequate because they are tied to a sanitized and restricted understanding of Jim Crow as a set of legal and state institutions and policies. As such...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper Empires—large, expansionist polities that govern different people differently—have a long history, compared with which the nation-state appears as a short-term formation with an uncertain future. Examining the trajectories of empires—their creations, conflicts...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...? What is the difference between the photographic and the cinematic approaches to recording the construction of such a wall? What role does the vigilant photographer play in insisting on returning to the same locations over and over again? Such questions lead to larger moral, political, and social...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 209–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
... speech, albeit of a very different sort from that of citizens and corporations. Capturing this possibility of speech requires an analysis transversal to both the law and urbanism. 2013 URBAN CHALLENGES: ESSAY Does the City Have...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ricky Burdett Much of the discourse on the future of cities is trapped in a professional paradigm that focuses on the role of urban planners and policy makers, while everyday urban realities are being shaped by a very different set of informal processes and actors that are largely immune to...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... creation and maintenance of human sociability and (2) that societies such as those organized along totemistic or animist lines have a different “affective attunement” toward nonhuman others, whom they admit as social members (we call these heterological societies). However, anthropocentrism renders...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Joseph Blankholm This article bridges the gap between the study of religion-making secularism and the study of secular people by analyzing three recent lawsuits filed by secular activists in the United States. Each suit asks the courts to understand nonbelievers in a different way: one group...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... contested category, exploring the types of subjects that claims of conscience conjure up, the forms of difference they can reproduce, and the conflicts they both create and mediate. The central argument of the article is that the protection of conscience has been a claim to privilege, and therefore often...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rihan Yeh In Tijuana, across the US-Mexico border from San Diego, California, transnational flows precipitate anxieties over autonomous agency. This essay explores how these anxieties afflict not just individual “I”s but the city’s “we”s as well. Due to pressures associated with different types of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
... played a role in the construction of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. In this essay, I recall the eight-year production history of the Modulor and trace its movement across different political regimes as an opportunity to ask how Modulor measurements became liberal. Attending in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 541–549.
Published: 01 September 2011
... acts as what Peter Sloterdijk calls an “absolute island,” reproducing its outside as a vacuum that cannot be inhabited except in this manner. Furthermore, the mall and the phantasmagoric curiosities that inhabit the mall become different articulations of claims to a superiority that is characteristic...