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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the gated community, exposing a fierce contest between elite and poor citizens over legitimate methods of tax collection and the social logics of indebtedness. The essay shows how discourses emblematic of the postdictatorship and post–financial crisis periods—human rights on the one hand and welfare...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... elite universities and corporate funders. In light of the capacities of the World Wide Web, which allows for participation, collaboration, and self-publication without the intervention of an editor or a publisher, the recentralizing of learning in MOOCs seems more in keeping with nineteenth-century...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
... imparting technical skill was a priority, arguably more important to this activist project was deepening political and affective commitment and constructing technology as a site to enact participatory politics and challenge elite expertise. The 1980s and 1990s saw intense mobilization around small-scale...
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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 (2011) 23 (2): 299–319.
Published: 01 May 2011
... notions. Winning the battle for the minds of the Indian political elite, a campaign that he launched through Hind Swaraj , was the necessary preliminary to Gandhi's later, broader achievement. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Aldred, Guy. 1948 . Rex v. Aldred: London trial, 1909...
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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 (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Stephen Graham; Renu Desai; Colin McFarlane This essay excavates the complex politics of water in contemporary Mumbai. In the context of a burgeoning water crisis in the city, it explores in detail how the city’s social and political elites demonize the efforts of inhabitants of Mumbai’s slums...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael McQuarrie This essay describes the transformation of civic participation from a tool of democratization into a tool for elite authority. Looking at various participatory projects in community-based organizations in a city in America’s Rust Belt, the essay demonstrates how the very...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... academic elite. The term “colonial aphasia” is invoked to supplant the notions of “amnesia” or “forgetting,” to focus rather on three features: an occlusion of knowledge, a difficulty generating a vocabulary that associates appropriate words and concepts with appropriate things, and a difficulty...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 1988
... of technological representation, consumption and commodification which are harnessed to the id- iosyncracies of their own traditions, and to the ways in which indigenous elites reconstruct these traditions. Thus our concerns in this journal are not simply voyeuristic. We are Public Culture...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... ages but also because denunciatory representations of social violence do not necessarily prompt an empathetic response or even ensure box-office success. Yet in October 2007, when José Padilha’s film Elite Squad (Tropa de elite) was released, the heated debate that followed evidenced a mas- sive...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: University of Washington Press. ———. 2007 . The ebbing power of Turkey's secularist elite. Current History 106 : 427 –33. Yavuz, M. Hakan. 2003 . Islamic political identity in Turkey . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Secular Populism...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 1988
... to be less embedded in such highly specific Western dichotomies and de- bates as high versus low culture; mass versus elite culture; and popular or folk versus classical culture. With the term public culture we wish to escape these by now conventional hierarchies and generate an approach which...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 January 1990
...-reflection was part of the unspoken although direct agenda of the orchestration of the tenth-anniversary celebration. The Solomon Islands national elite entertained and feted visiting digni- taries in the traditional way-that is to say, in the colonial tradition of their British predecessors...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
... to gender and to Western modernity, revealing the social relations of power between modernist- Westernist elites and those who challenge them from the Islamist perspective. Gender issues, such as communitarian morality, women’s modesty, and the social mixing between men and women, are central...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 1993
....: Stanford University Press. Lan , Po-chou . 1991 . The Drifting Souls . Taipei: Renchien. Lee , Hsiao-feng . 1990 . The Disappearance of Taiwan's Elites in the Two-Twenty-Eight . Taipei: Independence Evening News Press. Mbembe , Achille . 1992 . “The Banality of Power...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 165–185.
Published: 01 January 1994
... of African descent, Ana Fl6via is neither. She is closer to a composite of status-filled and status-less roles in Brazilian society; considered a member of Brazil’s elite when identified by birth, treated as a lowly, powerless member of society when...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., and Latin America, elective affinities have been discernible between ideas of reconciliation and the rise of a new political elite. Reconciliation has become a symbol of the pact between old, outgoing elites and the incoming elite, a pact...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 January 1996
... is a more elite naco, and “Nac-Art,” which is based on commercial North Ameri- can culture, a distinction that flags an elitization of history. Whereas the popular naco breaks with the weight of tradition (the mother is called Petra, the daughter...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 1995
... of the mestizo elite, see Benedict Anderson, “Cacique Democracy in the Philippines: Origins and Dreams,” in Discrepant Histories: Translocal Essays in Filipino Cultures, edited by Vicente L. Rafael (Philadel- phia: Temple University Press, 1995), 3-50. Manuel Quezon who...