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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Madiha Tahir Without the people from Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to narrate the visual evidence, one wouldn’t necessarily know what one was looking at in the photos or videos of the aftermath of drone attacks. To tell their stories, they had moved through a territory pockmarked by bombs and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
...—the unruly forms of death and killing among us today. Figured against a backdrop of expanding homicidal forms (including algorithmic drone strikes, web-streamed beheadings, suicide bombings, etc.), assassinations prove a particularly timely—if scary—problem to consider. Assassinations put to us urgent...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
... drone (2013). The anthropologist and attorney Darryl Li’s (2016) work with imprisoned Islamist ex-fighters detained in Bosnian prisons commingles with Juno Salazar Parreñas’s (2012) work on orangutan rehabilitation centers. And the writing of Laurence Ralph (2014) on disabled gang members...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... are signified by the images. In the Situation Room image the state is witnessing the execution of its own violent power. This form of state violence is enacted as shock and awe, as high technological interventions in foreign terrains, with the use of drones and other forms of distant...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 1990
... you fill rusted cans with red clay and hang them up for flowerpots, flowers really grow in them. You're an endless Ocean of faces, droning like flies. You're a vast, inhuman heart that finds its beat. In this all-inclusiveness, enormous you. In you I find my own...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 129–134.
Published: 01 May 1990
... place where ev- ery middle-management drone acquires the soul and stance of a Hemingway. But the difference between the gentleman and the macho man remains: The gentleman can afford to seek out the best and pay for the best, whether that be barbecue in Fort Worth or big game in...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 449–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., while other kids playing video games on Xbox systems just a few meters away were perhaps unwittingly gaining some of the basic skills needed to operate Predator drones, which are based on the same type of computer processor with similar user-friendly controls ( Saletan 2008 ). At the same time, I...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... not fit possible futures. Interestingly, the concept of “signature” still carries assumptions of an older form of identity verification. The same distinction is prevalent in drone strikes, which can be either “targeted assassinations” or “signature strikes.” The latter category (actually the largest...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... fence drives a wedge between Mexican and US Nogales. In the hinterland, drones buzz over the rattlesnake-infested ground, which is dotted by sensors whose antennae sprout like desert weed. It is November 2015, and since my last visit to the overland Mexican trail a decade earlier ( Andersson 2005 ), the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 501–528.
Published: 01 May 2000
... quickly fetishized as authentic culture—as the valuable “real stuff” of culture (and law). It is this trauma that tourists of the Spirit seek to purchase. Why then do tourists mediate their purchase through objects—drone pipes...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Israel over Palestinians: “The Israeli state practices, and arguably perfects, a logic of territorial and population control and monitoring. One form is high-tech: unmanned aerial drones, X-ray machines, remote-controlled cameras, radars, and surveillance techniques that instill fear and awe; another...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... while drug prohibition across the Americas has recently experienced a rush of new visual technologies, including body-worn camera systems, in-car camera technologies, and surveillance drones, Pentecostals in Guatemala City are far less concerned with comprehensive coverage than their state-affiliated...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
...” services, or connections that belong solely to them ( Adler 2012 ). At a recent conference in New York titled “Battle of the Quants,” the CEO of one firm went so far as to suggest that the next stage for the global finance cloud would be a “fleet of unmanned, solar-powered drones carrying microwave relay...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 101–126.
Published: 01 May 1992
... weapon.”4 A deterrence strategy based on the threat of massive nuclear strike and counter strike has now given way to one based on the “ubiquitous orbital vision of enemy temtory” guaranteed by spy satellites, drones, video-missiles, and robotic warfare, all orchesaated from a new type of...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 567–585.
Published: 01 September 1996
... drone of Israeli (American-made) F-16s coming from the South. In the Christian sectors of Lebanon I tend to inhabit, I’m sometimes seen as a somebody, all right, but not simply because I’m an American. Rather, my status comes from the fact that I’m the son-in-law of a noted native diplomat...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
... we can to stem the tide of gun violence that claims too many lives across this country on a daily basis.” Yet when the protests droned on throughout the ensuing week, particularly in the black community, Obama surprised reporters at a Friday White House briefing and gave extended remarks in which he...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... members of society with incentives to reconsider impulsively or unknowingly stifling technological advancements such as stem cell research or drone development, work that could be used for societal good as well as societal ill. Though members of the Fixit Clinic did not explicitly raise these issues...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 593–629.
Published: 01 September 1995