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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 537–562.
Published: 01 September 2022
... bothered about losing his house; on the other hand, our attempts at filing the case were against a man who enjoyed fighting cases and made it a part of his everyday life. We had not understood their drives. It was clear that we hadn't understood the city. A few days later, we met a man while shooting...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... draws on current research on the everyday dynamics of social inclusion and exclusion among the parents of a New York City Parent-Teacher Association to highlight everyday practices of social inequality. Uncovering microsociological dynamics of inequality in settings where established structures...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ricky Burdett Much of the discourse on the future of cities is trapped in a professional paradigm that focuses on the role of urban planners and policy makers, while everyday urban realities are being shaped by a very different set of informal processes and actors that are largely immune...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mahdi Sabbagh This essay traces the author’s family’s daily commute, from their East Jerusalem neighborhood to school and work in West Jerusalem. The path, charged with political and emotional weight, embodies the everyday challenges of the Palestinian community in Jerusalem. Each section...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of these respatializations on New Orleans as a place. The images in the essay provide a textured look at the way political economies can be visualized not only geographically but also as part of the ordinary experience of everyday life in a city still and always posited as “recovering” from hurricanes and other disasters...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in contemporary cities. Their combination implies the emergence of a new mode of urban security governance, a form of political and economic rationality that is speculative both in its underlying logic and in its everyday implementation. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 gentrification Jamaica...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that such is the eventfulness of urban public space that the politics of place are always fleeting, hidden, and never reducible to human sociality alone. 2015 body/space interactions everyday city smart cities sociality and politics urban public space In March 2013, I was on an evening Eurostar train from...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 195–200.
Published: 01 March 2013
... circumstances but in our everyday lives. Our focus is on the city, as both a context for creative action and a product of that creative action. Our decision to focus on cities is a strategic one. As the centers of contem- porary economic power and influence, cities are now home to more than half...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to shift attention away from sites of conflict that are taken for granted toward un(der)represented spaces of Palestinian everyday life. These spaces, I argue, invite the possibility of epistemological “third spaces,” where meaning is not governed...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... tools for making it visible. In Karachi, Pakistan, Sobia Ahmad Kaker focuses on a securitized housing complex run by the military that promises to reduce the uncertainties of everyday life in a violent, conflict-ridden city. In Accra, Ghana, Jonathan Silver concentrates on crises within the energy...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of Young Men in Niger .” Africa 83 , no. 3 : 470 – 91 . McFarlane Colin Silver Jonathan . 2017 . “ Navigating the City: Dialectics of Everyday Urbanism .” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 42 , no. 3 : 458 – 71 . Navaro-Yashin Yael . 2009 . “ Affective...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 499–506.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Other studies have examined in detail the conditions of social reproduction and political mobilization in the township. Yet almost ten years after the end of apartheid, we have very few postliberation ethnographies of everyday life in the township. We have even fewer academic or theoretical...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 593–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Public Culture 12 : 627 -51. Harvey, David. 1978 . Class monopoly rent, finance capital and the urban revolution. Regional Studies 8 : 239 -55. Woods, Lebbeus. 1995 . Everyday war. In Mortal city , edited by Peter Lang. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. ____. 1997 . Radical...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 January 1997
... on their everyday interpretation of the world—to describe what they see and evaluate what they approve or deplore. This paper explores some forms of the idea of what is public in the city of Calcutta, particularly through the ways in which people represent and act in space.2 This essay emerged from...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to control, I recalled Haresh’s words about water being more effectively governed by approximation and estimation. Indeed, as I followed city water engineers repairing the water infrastructure in everyday life, I observed how their efficacy depended less on measurement-enabled interventions and more...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 291–301.
Published: 01 May 1996
... these moments as images, and through this hunt for the revealed forms, I imagine myself inserted more &Ety into the everyday life of the city. Public Culture 1996, 8: 291-301 01996 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0899-2363/96/0802-05$1 .OO...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 333–357.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... Taking these differences into consideration might amplify the overarching diversity of things, forces, institutions, regulations, and places at work in lending shape to the city. Finding ways to interrelate such discrepancies might produce different everyday life scenarios (Le Polain and Nyssens 2013...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 567–592.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the enormity and scale of this event, it quickly disappeared from the everyday life of the city into psychic registers rarely available on the surface except under carefully controlled judicial and journalistic conditions...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of resi- dence and circulation, everyday trajectories, habits, and gestures related to the use of streets and of public transportation. In sum, the fear of crime is contributing to changes in all types of public interactions. As a result, Sio Paulo is today a city of walls. Physical barriers...