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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joseph Massad This essay questions the division between autocratic and democratic regimes and suggests that they are the same kind of regime but deploy differing amounts of hegemony and coercion to rule and to produce certain combinations of love and fear in the ruled. Using Machiavelli’s advice...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 411–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Alex Gourevitch It is safe to say that the politics of fear, that doomed project of national rejuvenation through fear and emergency, is in the past . But past in what sense? The answer depends on the response to another question: what are the alternatives offered by the Left that could provide...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo Duke University Press 2007 On Monolingual Fears Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo The Spanish language has been spoken in the United States for nearly two centuries, and it will be widely spoken for the foreseeable...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 405–410.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Letter: Whose Fears? Which Life? What Security? Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar These are difficult times, often characterized...
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 View of an internal gallery area in the Pruitt-Igoe housing project, published by Newman (1972 : 58) to illustrate his point that because these corridors are not juxtaposed with apartment units and therefore do not constitute defensible space, they “are feared by residents and [remain More
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to examine what Chinese maps of China can tell us about the Chinese people's hopes and fears, not only in the past or present, but for the future. This essay has two general aims: to demonstrate how China's current national maps have emerged through the creative tension of unbounded imperial domain...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Before an encounter with content, there is the encounter with surface. As the Nike, Inc. advertising campaign “Chamber of Fear” reveals, that encounter serves a vital purpose in the relationship between publicity and visual communication. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I thank...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 307–310.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Wolfgang Pietsch This is a plea for democratic supervision and regulation of the large data sets that are currently being collected all over the digital world — a plea driven not by fears for the privacy of the individual but by worries that a privileged knowledge of the mechanics governing...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... two major al Qaeda attacks in Kenya, including the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy, but he has also become the object of fantastic speculation—the product of a psychology of fear combined with a popular imagination saturated with the layered syntax of the entertainment industry's imagery. Fazul's...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 January 2001
... is reflected in the understanding of consensual rule-governed behavior—as in road crossing, defensive driving, chosen disease-preventive measures and, of course, all expectation of civic responsibility—as “fear.” It would be a mistake, I think...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
... informed by an ethical judgement about the merits of each individual case. The legal standard is set forth in the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. A refugee is a person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 May 2001
... a film in the summer of 2000) and Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm —both of them about catastrophic storms—and Mike Davis’s Ecology of Fear, an analysis of Southern California as the site of weather, natural, and social disaster.1...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to carry out a hit, for example, an incarcerated ramflero (gang leader) could “borrow” soldiers from an associate’s clique based outside the disputed territory. Such strategies were highly successful, even as they sharpened the fear and paranoia of daily life. “You could just walk into a group from...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the trauma of 9/11. The choice of black and white connotes a dark past, while the present is represented by a resplendent flag. Although the image is reassuring, the text urges citizens to “report suspicious activity,” so that another 9/11 can be prevented. It cultivates fear while also providing assurance...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of sovereignty. Acquired sovereignty or “a Common-wealth by Acquisition, is that, where the Soveraign Power is acquired by Force: And it is acquired by force, when men singly, or many together by plurality of voyces, for fear of death, or bonds...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 21–38.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... 27 Public Culture Wherever one looks, the contemporary obsession with memory in public debates clashes with an intense public panic of oblivion, and one may well won- der which comes first. Is it the fear of forgetting that triggers the desire...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of fear” as defined by Jonas, as the cause and subject of our responsibility. Accordingly, it is logical that the spatial and temporal expansion of human power has led to a parallel expansion of the domain falling under the concept...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
... in a pleasurable act of compulsion where Muslimhood is forced to speak its name a,, treason: She was trembling with fear. Her hands were shivering uncontrollably and her brow was knitted with beads of sweat. Her palms were moist and her mouth sud- denly gone dry. Even the words she had...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., and protection, therefore, must be added these “repressed” significations of fear and horror; these might be aroused, moreover, not only by the specter of an automobile accident, but by the possibility of a deformed baby, or indeed by the unknown future itself as evoked by such an image - not to mention...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2020
... artists in the mid-twentieth century and of formerly incarcerated people now also presented strong reasons to revive an analysis centered on pollution fears. A president who was raging, “Build a wall,” lent these PhD students’ projects even greater significance. Douglas’s themes of order and boundary...