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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 161–175.
Published: 01 January 1995
... Berry, ed. Perspectives on Chinese Cinema. London: BFI Publishing, 194 -196. Berry , Chris . 1991b . “Market Forces: China's ‘Fifth Generation’ Faces the Bottom Line.” In Chris Berry, ed. Perspectives on Chinese Cinema. London: BFI Publishing, 114 -124. Bourdieu , Pierre . 1977...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 430–452.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Public Culture Figure 1 Stylizing the Self: The Y Generation in Rosebank, Johannesburg Sarah Nuttall G lobal cities, like New York, San Salvador, or...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bain Attwood Duke University Press 2008 In the Age of Testimony: The Stolen Generations Narrative, “Distance,” and Public History Bain Attwood In the last few decades the nature of...
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 1 Don’t Be an Armchair General! WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534526. Figure 1. Don’t Be an Armchair General! WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534526. More
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... visualizations of performative environmental protests that took place in June 2012 against the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil. It claims that these visualizations are governed by a particular ontology that has its origins in the military and colonial activity of turning landscapes, and environments in general, into...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... themselves obstructed the prospect of substantive freedom. For subsequent generations, such failed initiatives then became futures past that condensed not yet realized but ever-available emancipatory potentialities. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 This essay is drawn from my current...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... 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 and...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the gaze allows us to glean signs of becoming, modes of making visible imagined modernities and communities. Despite their disparity, these sets of images organize temporal experiences in specific fashions. In the carte de visite , the testimony of continuity and of succeeding generations attests...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... around the interplay of reason and affect. The history and contemporary use of the U.S. Treasury yield curve—a key economic indicator—point to this intractable problem of modern knowledge more generally. The devices that should create grounds for calculating future profits also open avenues of affect...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
... social networking sites—as to individuals themselves. This article discusses the role of circulation in understanding the Egyptian popular uprising. It focuses on the literary work of a young generation of Egyptians whose writings from the past several years—and comments on the January 25 movement...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 47–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas Medvetz The controversy surrounding historian William Cronon, whose blog post about the collective bargaining rights of public employees in Wisconsin generated fierce reprisals from Republicans, has frequently been cited as an assault on academic freedom. This essay argues that the “Cronon...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth DeLoughrey This essay examines the militarization of extraterrestrial and extraterritorial spaces such as the high seas, outer space, and Antarctica since the onset of the Cold War. While environmental studies has generally focused on national topographies, this essay instead imagines the...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... future for a distinct field of urban theory in a world in which urbanization has been generalized onto a planetary scale? This article reflects on this state of affairs and outlines a series of theses intended to reinvigorate the theoretical framework of urban studies in relation to emergent forms of...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 109–135.
Published: 01 January 2015
... emerging “emotion economy” that generates unique forms of celebrity by producing and circulating heightened emotional performances as “branded affect.” A key signifier of what reality TV is and is becoming, branded affect underscores the commodification of emotion in the contemporary media landscape and...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Josef Sorett This essay tracks the evolving tensions between culture and politics in African American life to offer an account of how an idea of “church” shapes contemporary black literature and social activism. Although generally understood as a dramatic reimagining of the black past and as a...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jo Guldi From the 1970s, international networks spanning New Delhi to the Cree tribes of Canada collaborated in experimenting with many-to-many mapping. Their work generated techniques for the participatory management of land use that preceded the creation of the many-to-many map online and, in...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 191–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Irus Braverman Drawing on ethnographic encounters and investigative analysis, this article relays how Gaza’s spatial confinement generally, and the Israeli incursion of summer 2014 in particular, has lent itself to a radicalized discursive interplay between the animalization of humans and the...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the public activism of many whose forms of political communication are usually ignored, or even denounced as passive. But a more generous definition of the political, one that does not presume liberal democracy as its natural setting or emancipation as its aim, can show how even compliance and...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... academic elite. The term “colonial aphasia” is invoked to supplant the notions of “amnesia” or “forgetting,” to focus rather on three features: an occlusion of knowledge, a difficulty generating a vocabulary that associates appropriate words and concepts with appropriate things, and a difficulty...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert J. C. Young A critique of Jean-François Bayart's polemics against postcolonial studies, which, it is argued, works through unsubstantiated generalizations rather than detailed analysis of the key texts in the field. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...