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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2003
... better offer: The politics of Mabo ,edited by Murray Goot and Tim Rowse. Sydney: Pluto. Disappointing Indigenous People: Violence and the Refusal of Help Gillian Cowlishaw...
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 11 Ideas Will Help Beat the Promise—Let’s Have Yours! OWI (1943–1945), NAID 514574. Figure 11. Ideas Will Help Beat the Promise—Let’s Have Yours! OWI (1943–1945), NAID 514574. More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 5 The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their sewing machines at the Albany Community Center in Albany, California, on March 10, 2013. Photograph by Daniela K. Rosner Figure 5. The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their More
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Vincanne Adams Processes of recovery in post-Katrina New Orleans were slowed by privatization of institutional public resources meant to help people return and rebuild. This article explores the specific relationships among private-sector corporations contracted by the government to help with...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is nearly impossible to have much evident effect on the conditions of people’s lives, humanitarianism often turns to endurance as a purpose: helping people better cope with circumstances they cannot change. At the limits of the humanitarian imaginary, endurance projects seek to enable people to find...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... continuously updated statistical dashboards, along with retrospective game analysis and methodical routines of self-adjustment, help gamblers abide swings of chance and avoid falling into the emotionally clouded, fiscally dangerous state of “tilt.” Drawing on interviews with gamblers, observations of online...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Figure 5 The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their sewing machines at the Albany Community Center in Albany, California, on March 10, 2013. Photograph by Daniela K. Rosner Figure 5. The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (face-to-face and online) and less loneliness. Why such a strong disconnect between punditry and the data? This essay tries to unpack the complex, multifaceted changes brought about by social technologies and argues that the Internet may not make us lonelier, but it does help reconfigure our networks...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
...–6, defined primarily by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina, which intensified longing for a black leader who could quell the crisis. Revisiting this event helps me track efforts to recuperate a male leader that conform to popular ideas about how social movements proceed but which ignore the need...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 109–129.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Julia Elyachar How to move beyond the failures of development? In the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) approach, the state, development, and public goods disappear. Instead, nongovernmental organizations help businesspeople realize poor people’s capacity to create infrastructure and business models. I...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kevin Lewis O'Neill Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, is a transnational criminal network that originated among Central American immigrants in Los Angeles during the gang wars of the 1980s. Since then U.S. deportation policies have transported MS-13 back to (and helped it expand in) Central America, with...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... audacity of this Olympian fantasy world helped draw nobles into the new “figured world” of French empire, but equating France with Rome also legitimated state activism, allowing the balance of power in France to tip away from the nobility and toward the king and state. Copyright 2012 by Duke University...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... technologies within postmodern architectures. This essay helps establish the origins of the megachurch by tracing the rise of the Crystal Cathedral. The Crystal Cathedral brought automobiles and drive-in cinema (1955–61), then glass, steel, and television (1962–70), and finally architectural postmodernism and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... insensible the logic of their modes of social organization. Referring to ethnographic examples, this article shows how affect analysis can help translate the insights of heterological societies, so as to eventually dismantle the current anthropocentrism. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 505–510.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ramesh Srinivasan; Adam Fish Digital networks are part of a larger media ecology that works to spread awareness, scrutiny, and activism. Such networks help coordinate and mobilize physical assembly and protest and are also tools wielded to empower repression and oppression. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 551–572.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Steve Spence Throughout the 1960s, global flows of both people and media images helped transform the imaginative possibilities open to the US civil rights movement’s leaders, its thousands of foot soldiers, and its opposition. A thickening network of social and economic linkages enabled the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
... obscured by the commodity form. As an attempt to transform complicitous consumption into ethical consumerism, an emergent discourse of postconsumerism privileges commodities that dare tell their stories. Postconsumerism offers the promise of helping the poor or saving the planet by buying things; it marks...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Plaegian Alexander, and Eric Klinenberg for reading a late draft of this essay and providing helpful editorial comments and suggestions. In Cairo, my thanks to Hamdi Abu Golayyel, Muhammad Aladdin, Nadim Audi, Fadi Awad, Humphrey Davies, Magdy El Shafee, Nael Eltoukhy, Mansoura Ez Eldin, Ahmed Nagy, Leri...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2014
... theory. We’ve made some significant changes, adding the Forum essays, the Public Culture interviews, and a number of new contributors. We’ve also helped to launch a sister publication, Public Books ( www.publicbooks.org ), which has already reviewed hundreds of works of fiction, nonfiction, graphic...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
... how race is done. Dave Tell continues on our theme of global transmission but shifts our attention to the 1940s, when the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, working under Pétain’s fascist regime, created The Modulor, a tape measure–like tool meant to help make sense of how objects were...