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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rinaldo Walcott In this essay, the author suggests that diversity as an idea has reached its logical end. The essay proposes that something more radical and sustaining than diversity is now required if whiteness is to be understood as the foundation and barrier that preempts nonwhite others from...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Damani J. Partridge; Matthew Chin Drawing on insights and examples from scholars from around the world, this volume thinks through the effects of the transnational discourses and practices of “diversity” in local, nation-state-based, and global arenas. We begin with the Regents of University...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 175–208.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Thomas McCarthy Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 On Reconciling Cosmopolitan Unity and National Diversity Thomas McCarthy T here are few ideas as important to the history of modern democracy...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Anneeth Kaur Hundle Through the theoretical interrogation of both “diversity” and “decolonization” as key concepts in contemporary university life, this essay (1) offers a vision for a transnational “decolonizing diversity” approach that serves as public and political pedagogy within and beyond...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Gloria Diaz; Gabrielle Cabrera; Carla Moore; Laura Yakas In this article the authors address critical concerns about what is missing from discussions about diversity in higher education. Reflecting on their experiences as women marked as “diverse” subjects, the authors identify the nuance...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Seçkin Sertdemir Özdemir; Nil Mutluer; Esra Özyürek Today thousands of academics from Turkey, along with others from Syria, Iran, and Egypt, are deserting their homeland in search of intellectual refuge in Western countries. These exiled academics practice diverse forms of teaching and researching...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and citizenship eligibility and how it uses law to mold diverse intimacies to fit normative models of domesticity and binary sex/gender. By asking what social imaginaries and intimate relations are foreclosed as a consequence, the article interprets these proliferations of law and bureaucratic discretion as signs...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the 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...
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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): 215–234.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jessica R. Cattelino Beyond “diversity,” activists, scholars, and administrators increasingly turn to “climate” as a way of describing the often-inchoate feelings and (re) productive processes that constitute a world, including with reference to racial and gender justice on American college...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 405–413.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: namely, that major changes in different disciplines and diverse historical contexts conform to a single “structure.” Key Kuhnian concepts such as “paradigm shift” have become part of everyday language but all but disappeared from specialist publications. Nonetheless, the book still galvanizes readers...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and civil society. A key claim is that a critical difference between this era and the Jim Crow era is the adoption of neoliberal ideology and support for neoliberal policies by a wide and diverse segment of black elites. 2016 black politics capitalism Obama postracial civil rights...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
... with a sick or unstable body. As color always contains hidden shades that are wrapped up within personal biography, the imagination, and diverse existential circumstances, I argue that colors contained in these artworks can never be “pure,” for they are too contaminated by disease, death, emotion...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as they extended control into culturally diverse regions. We draw attention to tensions between incorporation and differentiation, to strategies for managing local elites and other intermediaries, and to the competitions and conflicts among empires that shaped world history from antiquity until the present...
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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 (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 349–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of pregnant women, family members, and doctors about color and black‐and‐white, to political and intellectual histories of color in Cambodia and in anthropology, to Buddhist ontologies of pregnancy and life. Across this diverse terrain, the notion of the image‐affect conveys how images stimulate affective...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 209–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that can vary enormously across time and place. Given such diversity, urban research need not recognize the distilled, abstract versions of these three core concepts — complexity, incompleteness, and making. Mostly, researchers and interpreters of the urban use or invoke the concepts...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 433–459.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., it occurred to me. Observing this man of religion taking such pleasure in temporal diversions, I could not help wondering why puritan Islamists express such hostility toward fun and joy. One of the ironies of “fundamentalist” Islamism is that it has tenaciously with- stood waves of political...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 January 2007
... identities, exaggerating national unity and giving short shrift to intranational diversity, is a form of symbolic violence. But national structures are important in the modern era both because they embody historical achieve- ments and because globalization itself — a key ingredient of the entire modern...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 71–92.
Published: 01 May 1991
... to six million people every year.* Originally, “A Nation of Nations” attempted to use material artifacts to present a culturally diverse social history of the United States spanning pre-contact Indian civilizations, to the present and future of the United States as a global power. While...