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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jonny Steinberg Based on two years of intensive fieldwork with Asad Abdullahi, a young itinerant Somali man, this article explores a paradox about forced migration. Asad, in his own words, has been “kicked around like a stone,” having had to flee several homes over the past two decades. And yet the...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 377–388.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Marco Jacquemet Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 From the Atlas to the Alps: Chronicle of a Moroccan Migration Marc0 Jacquemet You can live...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... ), posing questions this migration pattern forces us to consider during this moment of capitalist triumphalism and increasing cultural globalization that is always already constituted through the dynamic categories of race and ethnicity. I found out after she died that as a very young girl, [my...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... this business as a “bioeconomy” to highlight how migration controls (sometimes framed in the idiom of care) facilitate profiteering and predation. Rather than focusing on the production of cheap, deportable labor, the bioeconomy perspective developed here is concerned with the extraction and generation...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Gabriel Gatti Building on conclusions drawn from research conducted in Latin America and Europe, this text develops an argument in two movements. In the first movement, it traces the genealogy of the international circulation of the categories disappeared and forced disappearance of persons and...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lisa Richaud; Ash Amin While previous studies have documented the trials of rural-to-urban migration in postreform China, little is known of the consequences of urban demolition and attendant uncertainty on migrant mental health. Exploring the affective and subjective dimensions of life lived...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... (but also migrations, the ordering of sex and sexuality, and the circulation of forms, imaginaries, goods, ideas, and people) played such decisive roles in this process of human collision and entanglement, it is logical that postcolonial studies has made them the privileged objects of its inquiry...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... narrative, like Christianity, migrates into a new technological regime. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 MEDIA AND THE WORLD OF THINGS The Crystal Cathedral: Architecture for Mediated...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
... light of current issues, their conversation touches on topics such as how migration relates to political and economic processes, the continuously shifting landscape of global cities, and how complex systems change. 2016 capital cities globalization labor migration Shamus Khan (SK): I...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... hopelessness in a world where they never expect to have a dignified role in their families or communities. Casting them as climate refugees occludes the multiple forces that lead them to emigrate and diverts attention from potential responses. This casting mobilizes, thus validating, European xenophobia to...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
...) . Work on migration and climate change has since demonstrated that there is little empirical support for the oft-dire predictions of climate-induced mass movement. Migration, first of all, is not driven by any one force in isolation but depends on a range of social, political, and economic factors as...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 287–326.
Published: 01 May 2020
... examines usages in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, arguing that techniques of inscription—graphical, numerical, diagrammatic—have produced formal claims about rising and falling tendencies in the social body. It argues, too, that in such deployments, waves are either (1) overpowering forces of...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is being reconjured in this post–Cold War era. In “The Vertiginous Power of Decisions,” Jonny Stein-berg follows the path of forced migration through the eyes of a Somali man who lives a life that is unmoored but radically decisional, future-oriented but without calculations of what is to be expected...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... be our path to understanding. In the section’s second essay, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh continues our exploration of the encounter between the Middle East and North Africa and the West by following the forced migration of political refugees. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh traces “how, why, and with what effect only...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
... those who disappeared. —Yousif M. Qasmiyeh Forced migration moves in and out of the public sphere, with political, media, and civil society attention ebbing and flowing across time and space. 1 However, while displacement is increasingly common—“one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... who had fled the DRC in contexts of resettlement in Australia and in protracted statelessness in urban Uganda, appears geographically, temporally, and politically removed from contemporary crises of forced migration. 2 Yet the kinds of solutions to displacement that are imagined and experienced by...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... interviews in this issue help establish a research agenda for the social study of climate change adaptation, one that focuses on struggles over infrastructure provision, on the problems of forced migration and resettlement, on the politics of design, on the relationship between extant and emerging social...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 617–653.
Published: 01 September 2016
... explore how the “public” character of public commons, including Gezi Park, is a nationalist construct that masks the brutal force of law that went into its making. The scholarship on the late nineteenth-and early twentieth-century transformation of Istanbul from a capital of empire to a modern...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 527–555.
Published: 01 September 1999
... in tracking the forces that enable the category of nationality to emerge as the privileged axis for state control over mobility. I shall thus advance two primary arguments: first, that the modern economy of migration, grounded in race...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Leigh Pigg. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Agustín, Laura María. 2007 . Sex at the margins: Migration, labour markets, and the rescue industry . London: Zed. Andrijasevic, Rutvica. 2007 . Beautiful dead bodies: Gender, migration, and representation in anti-trafficking campaigns...