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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
...William H. Sewell, Jr. Inspired by the current world economic crisis, this article attempts to assess the place of economic crises in the longer history of capitalism. Combining perspectives from Karl Marx, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Hyman Minsky, and Giovanni Arrighi, the article moves from crises to...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 195–223.
Published: 01 January 1994
.... Jennings , James . 1992. The Politics of Black Empowerment: The Transformation of Black Activism in Urban America. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Johnson Jr. James H. , and Melvin L. Oliver. 1990. “Economic Restructuring and Black Male Joblessness in U.S. Metropolitan Areas...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Timothy Mitchell Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Nationalism, Imperialism, Economism: A Comment on Habermas Timothy Mitchell TTo embark on a postnationalist...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Caitlin Zaloom Financial prediction provokes intense affect. For bond traders, hedge fund managers, and economic planners, both statistical reasoning and affective discomfort surround professional judgments about the future. This article argues that contemporary financial knowledge is organized...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., both frames neglect the economic sphere. This article addresses this silence in the context of black politics. Specifically, we argue that a neoliberal racial order has emerged and that analyses of black politics must attend to the way racial divisions have become magnified in economic policies and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sareeta Amrute This article discusses violence against women in cars in India, including the recent high-profile Delhi rape case, arguing that these cases should be set in the context of economic liberalization. The dynamic between women and their drivers should be understood as a labor...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... provision in this period are often subsumed under the category of neoliberalism. This article unpacks this narrative by focusing on the intersection between architecture and social science. It argues that the neoliberalization of housing not only constitutes a transformation of housing economics, from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
... light of current issues, their conversation touches on topics such as how migration relates to political and economic processes, the continuously shifting landscape of global cities, and how complex systems change. Saskia Sassen (SS): In the sense that it keeps the rest alive— SK: Yes, it...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... window onto broader predicaments of choice making under conditions of heightened economic volatility. 2016 Postsession, the man opens his play-tracking database to make sure the software has successfully imported the few thousand hands he has just played. After quickly scrolling through to ensure...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Austin Zeiderman This essay foregrounds the political constituencies assembling around the problem of climate change in cities. Recent experiments in urban climate governance in Bogotá, Colombia, are shown to challenge liberal democratic notions of the “public” by linking a redistributive economic...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the Prince as a frame, the essay analyzes these strategies of rule as they were used by the United States government and by the Arab regimes in the context of the Arab uprisings of 2011. The essay contextualizes these strategies in the history of the Cold War, the rise of neoliberal economics, and the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... exposure that has been deemed acceptable relative to the benefits of radiation. In this article, I trace the historical development and daily life of this cost-benefit calculus. I consider how acceptable risk frames exposure as integral to economic development and national security, normalizing nuclear...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of Economics (where Saif Qaddafi also studied for a PhD and made a donation) were prominent. Libyan funds supported consultancies, visits, and training but, strikingly, not sustained, context-specific research. Both institutions were embarrassed when protests in Libya met with sharp repression and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Neil Brenner The urban has become a keyword of early twenty-first-century economic, political, and cultural discourse. But as its resonance has intensified in social science and in the public sphere, the conceptual and cartographic specificity of the urban has been severely blunted. Is there any...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., practices, and memories. Contexts of economic and political precarity both produce the motivation for sponsoring bookmobiles and sharpen the contours of relationships between institutions, infrastructure, people, and texts. A critique of bookmobiles opens up two avenues of theoretical implications: first...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the “death of the social.” This essay explores the multiple and mutually exclusive uses of niceness, from its compensatory function that substitutes economic equality with the gestures of equality—a handshake, a smile—to its centrality for creating what Pierre Bourdieu called a social solidarity...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... traffic—from ideals of citizenship in automotive traffic, to neoliberal demands to economize time in industrial supply-chain provisioning, to efforts to establish sovereignty violently, as drug traffickers seem to—autonomous agency emerges as an object of desire, but one that is difficult to secure. The...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 551–572.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Steve Spence Throughout the 1960s, global flows of both people and media images helped transform the imaginative possibilities open to the US civil rights movement’s leaders, its thousands of foot soldiers, and its opposition. A thickening network of social and economic linkages enabled the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 517–539.
Published: 01 September 2011
... . 2003 . Weber, Schumpeter and Knight on entrepreneurship and economic development . In Change, transformation and development , edited by Metcalfe J. Stan Cantner Uwe . Heidelberg : Physica Verlag . Callon Michel . 1998 . The laws of markets . Malden, Mass. : Blackwell...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 January 1988
...- sity of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-701 1, USA. Frank J. Shulman, Editor. British Library of Political and Economic Science, London School of Economics and Po- litical Science, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD, U.K. S.J. Krigall. Centre for the Study of Coinmunication and Culture...