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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... visualization of border lines and their crossings is enacted. More specifically, we seek to conceptualize the visual infrastructure through which border lines and movement lines are drawn, deployed, and authorized. We show how deceptibility and a dispersal of identity documents are constitutive of the specific...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Helene Risør The article sets lynching of presumed criminals in the city of El Alto, Bolivia, in relation to both everyday experiences of insecurity about crime and violence and the enactment of neighborliness as a grounded notion of citizenship. Focusing on the experience and management of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Gary Wilder This essay focuses on Aimé Césaire's post–World War II commitment to colonial emancipation without national independence. It examines how his constitutional initiatives to enact a future with France in an age of decolonization may be read as politically untimely and strategic utopian...
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Public Culture (1 January 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. 2014 Twenty people spent a weekend gathered around two...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Mara Buchbinder; Stefan Timmermans Today, nearly every US baby is screened for more than fifty rare genetic disorders, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. This article explores the dramatic expansion of state-mandated newborn screening by analyzing affective enactments within public...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
... agenda to the technical project of adaptation. An analysis of interventions aimed at building social infrastructure throughout the city’s hydrological systems reveals how the inclusion of the urban poor is enacted through practices of measurement. While urban politics in Latin America has long revolved...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Persistence of Oral Tradition in Andean Literatures . Translated by Lynda J. Jentsch. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Erazo, Juliet S. 2013. Governing Indigenous Territories: Enacting Sovereignty in the Ecuadorian Amazon . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Fernández L’Hoeste, Héctor, and Pablo...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 255–257.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Frank, Jason. 2010. Constituent Moments: Enacting the People in Postrevolu- tionary America. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Furness, Zack. 2010. One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Hell, Julia, and Andreas Schonle, eds. 2010...
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1997
... states have a marked tendency to constitutionalise their ethnic, linguistic, religious, economic and political antagonisms by enacting bills of rights. This phenomenon has intensified with the acceleration of decolonisation in the post-war period. Since the end of World War I1 more than one...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 2–9.
Published: 01 January 1995
... of anxiety (only seen as transgressive or exotic objects) unknown, the sense of mystery our atavistic ills, The Arab as always transfigured, exoticized and ostracized .a.s. the: im.age.al~nle, enough to enact to push out and away enough for us to be aggressed upon to lose it any...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 511–532.
Published: 01 September 2001
... enacted—a citizenship based not on the formation of associational communities, but on notions of publics constituted through voice. The domestic sphere we present, then, is always on the verge of becoming the political. A focus...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 557–582.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of ambiguous or disputed property relations speak of “quieting title.” It’s a rather archaic phrase but an evocative and suggestive one for my purposes. What it tells us is that property doesn’t just happen. Just as quiet can be a verb, so property is an enactment (Rose 1994; Seed 1995). In...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 January 1992
... than from the reason at the heart of structuralist anthropology too. How then can we break with the spell of the real, this seciret - simulacrum, he calls it - that encloses persons on all sides and creates a chameleon social universe with multiple capacities to act, enact, and dissimulate...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 605–608.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Moments: Enacting the People in Postrevolu- tionary America. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Galvez, Alyshia. 2009. Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants. New York: New York...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
..., artistic activity - which is one of the most basic and important of human endeavors. Even though the bill, if enacted, could lead to ruinous damage awards based on the supposedly harmful effects of some creative works, its supporters argue that it would not endanger any form of artistic...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 149–156.
Published: 01 May 1992
... no sports (such as field hockey) assumed different gender inflections in different national contexts. Because he suggests that this nexus is traditional, clear, and stable (re-enacting Vico’s understanding of the nation, and grounded in the “notion of the playing ‘field’ itself Maurer...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of power as they participated in ballets and plays with 511 Public Culture classical themes and costumes. The mute enactment of France- as- Rome helped turn the king’s imperial ambitions into a set of new...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 311–314.
Published: 01 March 2013
... — on how, in a democratic society, an appropriate policy agenda can be enacted and implemented and on how a democratically accountable government can be established in Egypt or elsewhere. These subjects are largely unaddressed. The focus on the Left instead is on the thrill of popular action...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the Gulf War showed both Western and Arab leaders enacting macho scenarios. Amer- ica, as opposed to her leaders, was semiotically configured as that monumental female body, the Statue...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 249–259.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cultural enactment corresponds to the technological viewpoints that frame the battlefield. Just like the reconnaissance satellites that collect data, radar-bomb- scoring apparatus that guides air attacks with digital precision, and television...