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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 551–557.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Judith Farquhar; John Kelly This commentary addresses “translation” in two further domains beyond the topics explored in the introduction and the three essays of this dossier: the material logic of physiology in traditional Chinese medicine and the operation of finance in several stages...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Bill Maurer Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Forget Locke? From Proprietor to RisklBearer in New Logics of Finance Bill Maurer Kecent debates on globalization...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy The start of the new millennium has been marked by what may be understood as bottom billion capitalism, an ensemble of practices meant to assimilate the world’s billion or so extreme poor into global circulations of finance. Using the case of microfinance, this essay examines the techno...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 601–622.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Paul Crosthwaite; Peter Knight; Nicky Marsh This curation project explores visual representations of financial markets. Focusing on phases of upheaval in transatlantic finance extending back to the early eighteenth century, it traces a recurrent interplay among figuration, abstraction, and allegory...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2023
... associated with finance capitalism. sev83@berkeley.edu Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Freely available online through the Public Culture open access option. finance climate change morality This article examines the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) and the role morality...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 155–166.
Published: 01 May 2022
... economies, the perception of currency as a magical or fetishistic object that promises things that it will not ever deliver persists. chumley@nyu.edu Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 debt currency money finance empire The Unpayable Debt Working Group at the Columbia...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of finance through microloans. Similarly, Adams examines disaster capitalism as a process whereby catastrophes, and their disproportionate impact on poor communities, are turned into market opportunities for profit. This, as Elyachar notes...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... account by specify- ing more clearly the particular role of finance in business cycles. For Schumpeter, writing in the 1920s, swings in finance were essentially self-correcting. Bankers’ provision of generous financing to entrepreneurs during the upswing inflated the money supply by means of credit...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 115–144.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the specificities of those political economies, like that of Suharto’s Indonesia, brought into being together with international finance.1 This essay was first presented as a talk at the Society for Cultural Anthropology meetings in San Francisco in May 1999. A number of colleagues have generously encouraged...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Julia Elyachar © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Julia Elyachar is an assistant professor in the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University. Her publications include“Finance internationale, micro-crédit et religion de la société civile en Égypte...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., and Bambi Schieffelin, and to Claudio Lomnitz and the Public Culture reviewers for their generous comments and insightful criticisms. Ernest Baskin deserves special appreciation for his research assistance in the worlds of finance theory and anthropology. Siva Arumugam contributed with financial acumen...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 157–176.
Published: 01 May 2023
... finance and other philanthropic agendas. In February 2023, federal prosecutors added four indictments, providing details that Bankman-Fried had siphoned off FTX customer funds, unlawfully donating approximately ninety million dollars to both Democratic and Republican candidates and causes (Goldstein...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of the national. And it has largely been conceptualized in terms of the internationalization of capital and then only the upper circuits of capital, notably finance. Introducing cities into an analysis of economic globalization allows us to reconceptualize processes of economic globalization as concrete...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 301–317.
Published: 01 September 2023
... for higher-income economies to express interest in joining the global vaccine financing and sharing initiative, COVAX, citing WHO's involvement as the major reason not to participate. 2 By September 2020, the Trump administration's plans for a 2021 US withdrawal from the WHO were in place. Biden's...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 January 2002
... temporal agency that, in concert with mutually created/creating sociocultural phenomena, motivates the circulation of social forms characteristic of the mod- ern. Capital appears in two objectified forms—historically as abstract labor time and surplus value, nowadays as risk and finance capital—and gives...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 215–232.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., serviced, and financed. It requires that a vast array of highly specialized functions be carried out, that infrastructures be secured, that legislative environ- ments be made and kept hospitable. These requirements need to be produced or secured, even in the case of what we might consider merely...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 May 2006
... together three distinct right- ist groups and positions. The first, which claims to be working toward a “society of ownership,” proposes not so much to reduce public spending as to modify its allocation: they argue that any finances used...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 477–494.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the logic of finance capital. While Greenspan’s utterance does bring about changes in the world, it also bears a unique iconic relationship to the social imaginary (“the market”) within which it inscribes itself. The Fed chair- man’s rhetorical act owes its effectivity not only to its functional...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 297–313.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of the realm of "ideology" (yishi xingtai). During this time, the state financed several big-budgetfilms on the history of the Chinese Communist Party to mark its seventieth anniversary as well as films on other moral-political educational themes. Cinema attendance, which had been on a steady decline...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 295–312.
Published: 01 January 1999
... of monumental government buildings: the famously modernist MES, the Ministry of Finance (Department of the Treasury), and the Ministry of Labor. In these architectonic undertakings, one senses that the implementation of the new was not merely a question of formal constructions but a reappraisal of Bra...