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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... 2021 domestic life biopolitics STS Fraught feelings about fibrous filters are on the rise in homes across the People's Republic of China, as people there reach for old and new ways to limit exposures to and cleanse themselves of the unwanted. Teleologies of purity are hardly new...
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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 (1994) 6 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 May 1994
... apartments and Soviet domestic life. In the center is a middle-aged woman, a heroine of the "Great Patriotic War," proud mistress of the new apartment, who looks like she is about to break into a Russian folk dance. Nearby is her son, an exemplary good boy and young pioneer, and there is a portrait...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2006
... or sojourning abroad. Working as nannies has placed them in a unique position to learn about the foreigners’ ways and habits. In the intimate setting of domestic life, the nanny is a participatory observer of the foreigners in their simulated native habitat. She gets to see them...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
... public visibility were endorsed by the feminine elites and encouraged by the “paternalizing males” of the young republic, who shared a nationalist pride in creating a new part of the “civilized” Western world.14 Domestic life and ideals were...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 15–22.
Published: 01 January 2006
... against inflation. And all objects that are visible parts of American domestic life are, especially among the middle and upper classes, badges of lifestyle, not of life as such. Martha Stewart is a heroine because she brought high-end style to the middle classes, bringing gourmet cooking...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... restricted, mysterious, or unpredictable. Put another way, even for those who have secure salaries or wages, the search for cash in order to make ends meet is endless. Thus everyday life is shot through with socially mediated chains...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
... heterosexuality and homosexuality. In addi- tion, the exclusion of women from politics is clearly not unrelated to their role in domestic life, just as the recognition of gay couples’ private lives obviously implies their institutional (i.e., public...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... the tourist to appropriate, consume, and thereby “tame”the cultural other”’ (Corrigan 1991, 83). Becky appreciates and identifies with Henry in a manner normally reserved for representations. He is a subject-text both materially present in her domestic life like a videotape and outside...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and public versions of domestic life with disabled children in an effort to reconfigure the discursive space defining these social fields. At the same time, a combination of forces—the Roe v. Wade decision...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 109–145.
Published: 01 January 1999
... was inimical to bourgeois domesticity. As he puts it: “The strong herd-instinct of the natives of Calcutta has virtually killed family life. There is no custom among them of a man sitting with his wife and children in the evening. It is hardly possible even to find them at home at any hour of the day...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 511–532.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... PC 13.3-11 Das 9/14/01 4:01 PM Page 511 Disability and Domestic Citizenship: Voice, Gender, and the Making of the Subject Veena Das and Renu...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and giving shape to a new kind of postwar domesticity where leisure and media become the key centers of everyday life. As opposed to just a radio or TV cabinet, the Storagewall puts media objects into a discursive network 30...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 January 1988
...-talk in welfare- state societies. Then, in section 11, I relate this discourse model to social- structural considerations, especially to shifts in the boundaries between 'political,' 'economic' and 'domestic' or 'personal' spheres of life in late- capitalist societies. Then, in section 111, I...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that are extensions of the rentier and/or freelance economy. The home producer who does not have Kingsolver’s book royalties as a backup and has not monetized her own domestic labor by selling crafts on Etsy or maintaining an ad-supported life style blog usually relies on the flexible, tech-enabled economy...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 1990
... which all earlier social formations have had in one way or another to preserve 12 today the scene [of domestic life, as opposed to the scene of history] and the mirror no longer exist; instead there is a screen and network. In place of the re- flexive transcendence of mirror...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 551–560.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Cindi Katz This commentary on Afflicted Powers focuses on RETORT's theorization of the spectacle. Through a discussion of mimetic versus metonymic politics and an examination of childhood as a site of spectacle, the domestic security state and the social reproduction of weak citizenship are brought...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 73–100.
Published: 01 January 1995
..., because the entire roof was now ours. The family was 77 pleased to have more space to work with in structuring their domestic life, and Rites of Queer Passage eager to have me there. When relatives would drop in, which was often, there was room enough for them too. For my part, while it may...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... that typically are kept separate—transnational marriages that fall under the purview of immigration and naturalization laws and transgender identities and relationships regulated by civil codes and domestic family law ( Friedman 2012) . Precisely because intimate life is a site for producing domination...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 1993
... . “Introduction.” Special Issue: Domestic Violence in Oceania. Pacific Studies 13 ( No. 3 ): 1 -5. Diawara , M. 1992 . African Cinema: Politics & Culture . Bloomington: Indiana University press. Finney , B. 1973 . Big-Men and Business: Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in the New...