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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Lynn Spigel This essay explores the history of George Nelson’s Storagewall in relation to a genealogy of invisible design, up through the computer. It explores the way the Storagewall served to hide media machines and also to organize the gendered relations of labor and leisure in media homes...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... 2014 Louisiana is home to the third-largest film economy in the United States. Yet no iconic “Hollywood South” sign looms over me in the sea-level city of New Orleans. This new economy of Hollywood presumes to be placeless. Gather a crew, rent a green screen, bring a camera, and you can make a film...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to neither. I did not set out into adulthood with a clear destination or purpose in mind, but I eventually acquired a semblance of both. With short-lived funds derived in part from the sale of a baseball bearing the signatures of most of the top home run hitters of all time. I left home on a westbound...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 May 1994
...-Smith. London: Aldgate Press. Žižek , Slavoj . 1991. Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. The Archeology of Banality: The Soviet Home Svetlana...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... From the Earth Native’s Point of View: The Earth, the Extraterrestrial, and the Natural Ground of Home Susan Lepselter Say that the self...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... GANDHI AND THE ENEMIES WITHIN Coming Home: Religion, Mass Violence, and the Exiled and Secret Selves of a Citizen-Killer Ashis Nandy The violence that erupted when British India was parti...
Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 3 Peter Mui inspects a digital projector at his home in Berkeley, California, on February 5, 2013. Kristopher Skinner/ Contra Costa Times. Reprinted with permission Figure 3. Peter Mui inspects a digital projector at his home in Berkeley, California, on February 5, 2013. Kristopher More
Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 1 Signs pointing home. Photographs by Vicki Mayer. Collage assembled by Torbjörn Törnqvist Figure 1. Signs pointing home. Photographs by Vicki Mayer. Collage assembled by Torbjörn Törnqvist More
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... 1993 . Do clothes make the woman? Gender,performance theory and lesbian eroticism. Genders 17 (fall): 1 -21. ———. 2002 . Gender in real time: Power and transience in a visual age . New York:Routledge. Homely Housewives Run Amok...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Alison Shonkwiler This essay examines the growing interest in home-based labor in light of the changing structures of conventional work. Neo-homesteading, particularly in its part-time and casual modes, reveals the conflicted middle-class desire to achieve freedom from the wage economy without...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... state. Notably chronicled here is a critique of ecological ruin emergent in homes of the People's Republic of China (PRC), one mutating from ire toward husbands for smoking cigarettes in the home to more recent indictments of men despoiling the environment. The flood of such devices...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... population—the homeless—bored day in and day out. In response, men discarded from work and home by a brutally competitive economy head into the bowels of the city’s transit hubs, where they organize a market for sexual favors. This essay takes this consumer-based response to deepening poverty...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 9–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
...S. D. Chrostowska This short essay considers the increasingly nostalgic life of physical books. From immaculate leather-bound collections to “dummy” libraries, in private homes or department stores, since at least the mid-nineteenth century, old books have enjoyed past-directed affective...
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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...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-first century anyway? In this essay I show that in Mozambique smoky cities are the result of neither industrialization nor development but of burning wood and charcoal in homes. 2013 THE URBAN AND THE RURAL: P H O T O E SSAY Cidades Esfumaçadas...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Isabel Hofmeyr Gandhi's Hind Swaraj is a seminal text setting out the Mahatma's key ideas on nonviolence and civil disobedience. The book takes the form of a dialogue between a Reader and an Editor discussing questions of how British India should best obtain home rule. Most scholarship on the book...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the commute involves a variety of barriers both physical and psychological. Ultimately, the family has come to feel like strangers in the very city they call home, or perhaps it is the city that has been transformed into a place they can no longer recognize. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Caren Kaplan; Andrea Miller; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir The use of drones to supplement and operationalize US border enforcement and municipal policing disturbs the supposed boundary between military and civilian or battleground and home front. Situating drones in an expanded field of a war power...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... as “climate refugees”—running from climate stress. These emigrants and their families, however, rarely mention the weather as a cause of their plight at home or their decisions to leave. They are fleeing abusive policies, exposure to markets, debt peonage, failures of social security systems and a sense...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Douala, Cameroon, or, closer to “home,” Saint-Denis and Mantes-la-Jolie. Individual artists and collectives, activist art spaces and teaching hubs, some wholly ephemeral and few of which make it to the limelight of the city center, are located there, many...