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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., the article draws attention to the historical particularities of how knowledge production, material production, and war were interrelated in this economy of ideas. Figure 7 The Idea Round Table . WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534146. Figure 7. The Idea Round Table. WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534146. Figure...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 May 2003
... This manner of organizing the market was said to induce confidence between traders, as well as between buyers and sellers. Not limited to the discourse of advanced capitalist economies, the idea that confidence ensures the health of the market reigns as well in northern Cameroon. Through belief...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... conceptions of the emancipatory truth of nonalienated labor, politics and truth go hand in hand. I use the idea of a “moral economy of truth” to refer to the flows and exchangeways through which truth and morals circulate. In doing so, my intention is not to refer to philosophical debates on the ultimate...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 May 1998
... , Friedrich . 1856 . National System of Political Economy . First published in German, 1841. Trans. G. A. Matile. Philadelphia: Lippincott. Mitchell , Timothy . 1995 . “Origins and Limits of the Modern Idea of the Economy.” Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Advanced Study Center. Working Papers...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 1990
... of Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy 5 the imagined community (in Anderson's sense); and the French idea of the imaginary (imaginaire),as a constructed landscape of collective aspirations, which is no more and no less real than the collective representations of Emile Durkheim...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 95–118.
Published: 01 January 1990
..., if you don’t share the moral outlook of the right. My belief is that too much is at stake to allow government and society to co-exist without co-ordination. The really successful economies in the late 20th century are resolutely ‘corporatist’, e.g., Germany and Japan. The idea...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 91–124.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- stood in terms of the divergent social imaginaries involved. This approach is not the same as one that might focus on the ideas as against the institutions of modernity. The social imaginary is not a set of ideas; rather it is what enables, through making sense of, the practices of a society...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 May 2006
... favored economic liberalization.4 The lecture in Santiago by the prominent University of Chicago economist heralded the symbolic dislocation of categories that were critical to state culture, such as the notion of a national economy, the concept of a welfare state, and the idea...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 375–409.
Published: 01 May 2000
... into play when Contemporary Economy consumers meet producers? The classical economic approaches to this question stressed a presumed relationship between rising affluence and consumerism, often linked to the idea that affluence frees up time. Consumption thus becomes a leisure activity that is strongly...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2002
... indebted to Essam Fawzi, with whom I conducted important parts of the fieldwork I draw on here and discussed many of the ideas I develop in this paper. My thanks as well to the editors of Public Culture for their helpful suggestions and improvements. I wrote this arti- cle while resident...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Saskia Sassen; Shamus Khan Shamus Khan talks with Saskia Sassen about some of her most influential book projects, from The Mobility of Labor and Capital and The Global City to her recent publication, Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy . Reading these texts together...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Harel Shapira This essay explores the ways residents in southern Arizona are experiencing and responding to the militarization of the United States – Mexico border. By focusing on the local level, the essay examines an emergent border politics that focuses neither on immigrants nor the economy...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the electorate and became a model for future statistical sur- veys) had come together with modern economic science to create the idea of competing national economies. If we trace the concept of modern collective agency from its origins in the American and the French Revolutions, through Ger- man idealism...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2002
... as human nature (and the providential order that informs it). This idea reemerges in one modern theory of governmentality which maintains that the ideal (liberal) state is not coercive but wields power indirectly by inciting the voluntary cooper...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... in Society and History 29 ( 4 ): 643 -665. Calhoun , C. , ed. 1992. Habermas and the Public Sphere . Cambridge: MIT Press. Christelow , A. 1987. “Three Islamic Voices in Contemporary Nigeria.” In W. Roff, ed., Islam and the Political Economy of Meaning . London: Croon Helm, 226 -253...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 239–273.
Published: 01 January 2002
... noire (Dakar: Sankoré, 1978); Bogumil Jewsiewicki, Marx, Afrique et Occident: Les pratiques africanistes de l’histoire marxiste (Montreal: McGill University, Centre for Developing-Area Studies, 1985); and Valentin Y. Mudimbe, The Idea of Africa (Bloomington...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 383–412.
Published: 01 May 2006
...: Schocken. ____. 1989 . N [Re the theory of knowledge, theory of progress]. In Benjamin: Philosophy, aesthetics, history , edited by Gary Smith, 43 -83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Brundenius, Claes. 2002 . Whither the Cuban economy after recovery? The reform process, upgrading...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 517–539.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Arjun Appadurai This essay argues that Max Weber’s ideas on calculation, magic, and methodicality constitute important resources for understanding key aspects of the recent global financial meltdown. References Appadurai Arjun , ed. 1986 . The social life of things: Commodities...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., economic, and political landscape. At the same time, conversations with climate change consultants show that the idea of water as infinite—and the efforts to realize this idea through technical adjustments—was not uniform in the UAE in particular or the Arabian Peninsula in general. Professionals like...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 477–494.
Published: 01 September 2003
...’ investors,”13 concluding that in fact “investors and traders around the world mis- read the signal: neither Greenspan nor other officials are about to raise rates. After all, the U.S. economy is in good shape.”14 On Berry’s reading, while...