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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2015
... problems than it is about discovering better — and more relevant — research questions. 2015 big data public health disease surveillance In the fall of 2009, in the midst of the first global flu pandemic of this century, I was doing ethnographic fieldwork in the US Centers for Disease Control...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 457–464.
Published: 01 September 2012
... been the gradual assembly of a set of mechanisms for monitoring the disease, pre- venting its spread among animals, and preparing for the worst case. Surveillance systems track viral mutations among stricken birds across continents; researchers...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... unitary, static classification as objects of property. Viruses must be isolated from their biological milieu, and their variations sequenced and interpreted, in order to inform disease surveillance and drug development. Similarly, genomes reside in the cells that make up human bodies, but without...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 135–143.
Published: 01 May 1990
... communicable diseases," said a senior Health Ministry official, adding quickly: "As yet." The budget for AIDS surveillance and educa- tion at Rs 2.5 more is not that large as compared with malaria (Rs 170 crore), leprosy (Rs 15 crore), and blindness (Rs 7 crore). The budget does, however, mark a 500...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the norm ( Gusterson and Besteman 2009) . This insecurity and a loss of confidence in traditional institutions in the neoliberal era have led to widespread “lateral surveillance,” a process that involves people surveilling one another through various new technologies ( Andrejevic 2007) . While the “See...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... across the globe, especially in spaces that are seemingly inaccessible to rights advocates. In this essay, I explore human rights satellite imaging as an extension of a surveillance gaze that emerged and developed in the context of a politics of securitization. In so doing, I suggest that satellite...
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Public Culture 9584694.
Published: 06 April 2022
...Darren Byler Abstract This article examines the digital enclosure of Muslim minority data and labor through a techno-political “reeducation” system in Northwest China to make a broader argument about the way surveillance capitalism can be linked to ethnoracialization. Specifically, it considers how...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of vulnerability surrounding issues like emerging infectious diseases, climate change, or terrorism ( Aradau 2010; Grove 2014; Fearnley 2008) . Climate change vulnerabilities, like other hard-to-anticipate emergent threats, can be viewed as a constitutive process of urbanization to the extent that they bear...
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Public Culture 9584708.
Published: 06 April 2022
... to the contraction of COVID, a disease whose embodied and interpersonal con- 2. It is from a desire to not reify the emblematic or figural status of any one protest over another, in addition to a reticence over visual surveillance of resistant Black subjects, that I have chosen not to reproduce any of these photos...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 101–126.
Published: 01 May 1992
... not only for those directly affected through death, disease, or exile, but also for the environ- ment, for democracy, and even for feminism and multi-culturalism.l The bombs seemed aimed at us as well, a didactic object lesson in our own powerlessness. A few members of the corporate-political elite...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... . 2020 . “ Joint Civil Society Statement: States Use of Digital Surveillance Technologies to Fight Pandemic Must Respect Human Rights .” April 2 . www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/POL3020812020ENGLISH.pdf . Appadurai Arjun , and Alexander Neta . 2020 . Failure . New York : Polity...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of control and partition (Colombino and Giaccaria 2016 ). Investigating the impact of endocrine active substances on reproduction and sexual morphology in organisms, Malin Ah-King and Eva Hayward ( 2019 ) highlight the extent to which various organisms are experiencing increased rates of disease, cancer...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
...,” and the surveillance of U.S. citizens — ­have all been formally designated as “secrets” under a discourse of imminent threat. However, the “newness” of the war on terror masks the deep structure of this security logic and the profound mutation in the nature of the state produced by the advent of the atomic...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., “its elements, its gestures, its behavior.” The panoptical dis- sociation of the “seeing / being seen dyad” works on the “soul” of the prisoner through the illusion of a continual surveillance: “He who is subjected to a field of visibility...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... at a carica- ture. In fact, with its high walls and fences, armed guards, technologies of surveil- lance, and contrasts of ostentatious wealth and extreme poverty, contemporary Sio Paulo reveals with clarity a new pattern of segregation which...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 January 2005
...; radically open and provisional; criminal and fi lthy; affl icted; a site of desire and fantasy; a space of leakage. Jozi’s fl aneur is the fi gure of the migrant (Mbembe 2004)—or is it the diseased body of the AIDS sufferer (Le Marcis 2004...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as an inspiration. The students fashioned histories and ethnographic investigations of borders and their policing, focusing on the medical examinations required of refugees arriving in the United States and on Transportation Security Administration screening practices. Government surveillance of black and brown...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., 1983), 52. 28. Jonathan Crush, Alen Jeeves, and David Yudelman, South Africa’s Labor Empire: A History of Black Migrancy to the Gold Mines (Boulder, Colo.: Westview, 1991), 41–45; Randall M. Packard, White Plague, Black Labor: Tuberculosis and the Political Economy of Health and Disease in South...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 243–266.
Published: 01 May 2001
... society, may well be sites that are surveilled and policed, sites that are targeted for their transgressions of norms of civility and decency.26 The analytical utility of the distinction between state, economy, and civil soci- ety should not lead...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 115–128.
Published: 01 January 2021
... globalization and its special view of its own universalism continued to haunt the search for new imaginaries. In the last few decades, in the collective wake of a digital world, an Anthropocene-climate-based planetary crisis, and a host of massive transnational problems (including migration, disease, terrorism...