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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nikolas Kosmatopoulos In this article, I examine through ethnography one of the flagship techniques of the peace expertise in the Middle East and elsewhere, the so-called conflict resolution workshop. Faced with the widely recognized fact that the workshop in conflict resolution has become...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Christina Dunbar-Hester This article considers media activism around low-power FM radio as hybrid formation, combining expertise with amateurism and management with self-organizing practice. Specifically, it ethnographically examines the technical and social practices of a group of activists who...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... is to fundamentally devalue knowledge and expertise and assesses the impact of such devaluation on the democratic state form. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I am very grateful to the American Council of Learned Societies for a Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship, which supported work on this essay...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
... interrogates a set of posters produced by the War Production Board and labor-management committees that articulate this particular history of ideas. By examining the reconfigurations of time and space, the incorporation of workers’ bodies and minds, and the campaign’s understandings of expertise and property...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 355–365.
Published: 01 September 2023
... and occupational health issues and the scientific expertise in the field of the regulation of chemicals. Downstream of these regulatory processes, the use of science‐based regulatory instruments implicitly steers regulatory policies in a direction that results in tolerance of certain risks (rendering them...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 331–342.
Published: 01 September 2023
... Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Freely available online through the Public Culture open access option. replication poverty Mexico expertise technodemocracy “I do not accept the results of that survey!” Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said during his daily...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 279–288.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., political science, and geography. Examining technoscientific expertise and political authority while experiencing the conditions of the pandemic exerted a heightened sense of the stakes concerned and forced us to rethink easy critiques of scientific knowledge and state power. Our affective and lived...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 367–378.
Published: 01 September 2023
... Press 2023 Freely available online through the Public Culture open access option. sustainable design corporate architecture star architecture expertise greenwashing Silicon Valley “Sustainable” urban development projects are realized not despite but rather through...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... millennia later. This revolution in participatory knowledge provokes a question: Why isn’t this open-access avenue of knowledge making inspiring us academics to rethink what we mean by expertise, what we mean by knowledge, authorship, peer review, credentials, publication, and, indeed, the future...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 367–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... their defacement by right-wing vandals — rarely seen outside Russia. Varieties of violence committed in the name not of orthodoxy but of progress and expertise are at the heart of the second set of research essays, which opens with Andrew Herscher’s “Surveillant Witnessing.” Herscher suggests that human rights...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 47–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
...). On Brookings, see Charles B. Saunders, The Brookings Institution: A Fifty-­Year History (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1966); Donald T. Critchlow, The Brookings Institution, 1916 – 1952: Expertise and the Public Interest...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2023
... expertise in risk pricing. 1 The practical significance of the database is in its potential to make readily available datasets of natural perils (e.g., floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, and earthquakes) for government officials and NGO practitioners. Insofar as the IDF embraces catastrophe modeling...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 223–232.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... 229 Public Culture Knowledge Coalitions In design, architecture, and environmental planning, forming coalitions between technical expertise and local knowledge is by no means unique to the incremental tradition. In nonfiction...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., as well as nimble forms of expertise. It requires formatting social infrastructures as an infrastructure for global capital. It requires speculative arbitrage on the cultural habits of the poor. It requires converting the urgent...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of everything and of finance as the “self-­ in-­making.”47 Here is the active construction of subjects of risk and thereby of global capital markets. Here is also the self-­representation of expertise, an exam­ ple of how “contemporary financial...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 289–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in its decision-making on administrative principles (particularly for its information feedback and data communication) and external expertise, of which it made increasing use, in particular by calling on consultancy firms for support in drawing up and implementing its policies (Assassi 2022 ). During...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 435–452.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that this potentially provided a more usable conceptual toolbox for doing the kinds of work that we were doing on empirical situations — on complexes of knowledge, expertise, institutions, and practices of subjectification. As you can see, I was always rather pragmatic in my orientation to concepts! So our little...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 May 1991
...; it was a necessary deployment of our war ma- chine precisely at a moment when, for the first time in the fifty years of the cold war, the possibility of actually reducing our defense program was proposed. If my “expertise” as a Bataille scholar can be marshalled here, it is because I cannot help but recall...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... “complemented” the sovereign’s juridical “right of the sword” to take or spare life (Foucault 2003: 240 – 41), then it ushered in not only a new era of expertise but also a revised image of what constituted proper and effective rule in the first...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 May 2008
...), The Nation and Its Fragments (1993), and The Politics of the Gov- erned (2004). Shiloh R. Krupar holds a PhD in geography from the University of California, Berkeley. Her recently completed dissertation, “Shanghaiing the Future,” focuses on formations of expertise and spectacular spaces of the future...