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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 (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Emma Shaw Crane Abstract This essay develops the idea of the “suburban periphery”: a place of municipal and imperial dirty work, produced by circulations and dispossessions across scale. Homestead, Florida, a suburb of Miami, is home to a military base, a detention camp for migrant children...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 115–134.
Published: 01 January 1997
... Culture 10(1): 115–134 Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 115 Public Culture Homestead, Pennsylvania. Homestead is only a few miles upriver from Pitts- burgh’s prosperous “Golden Triangle,” but it might...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Alison Shonkwiler’s article, “Neo- homesteading: Domestic Production and the Limits of the Postwage Imagination,” is grounded in middle- class practices and fantasies in contemporary America. Shonkwiler analyzes the household, that emblematic signifier of the good life, as a site for understanding...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the 262 mines and towns of South Africa. Its primary purpose was carrying heavy loads The Rural-Urban and hawking commodities from village to village. Connection in The bicycle has found another important haulage role: carrying charcoal from Mozambique the homestead...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the deserted homesteads lie an old bridal chest and open schoolbooks, wet from the rain, scattered on the concrete threshing floor. Horse nettle has proliferated along the walls of the house. In the corner next to the side door, which is adorned with a faded poster of pop star Han Geng, lie a pair of ripped...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: The system of labor control in the hostels was a small version of the indi- rect rule on the reserves. A hierarchy of mine officials was created to resemble that of chief, headmen, and the heads of homestead in the reserve. In this system...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 417–440.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... For instance, Capron's 1872 proposal to turn the Ainu territory into public land that could then be divided and sold to Japanese settlers was based on the American model of the Homestead Act of 1862, which granted American settlers 160-acre plots for a small fee (Hirano 2016 : 332). In addition...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 319–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... at worst. Thus, everyone watches everyone else on a terrain of mutual witnessing where domesticity is a battleground maneuver. Emma Shaw Crane analyzes the suburban periphery of Miami in “The Poisoned Periphery: Research Methods for City's Edge” on Homestead, Florida. Her “methodological grammar...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 January 1992
... really in the postcolony are Mbembe’s “the people,” the “targets”: agitating stuaents, striking workers, peasants who refuse to surrender their land and homestead for an airport and are massacred, villagers and townspeople who banded together to form “improvement unions” and have been...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 January 2005
... capitalism exemplifi ed by infl ows of black Haitian immigrants who harvest Florida’s sugarcane and Mayan Indians from the Yucatán who harvest vegetables and fruit in Homestead) but also the epistemologies carried along by these circulations. So, for example, many of the adult Haitians speak only Creole...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 217–232.
Published: 01 January 2012
... [homestead] that we stayed in. But nobody can do it anymore. The swamps keep on evolving and changing and the waters move. And that was great, really great. We literally swam with piranhas and crocodiles — not crocodiles, but caiman. People...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
... station next door in addition to the four gas wells already present within a mile of their homestead. For them, fracking did not just degrade their quality of life; the spillover effects brought about such global changes to their experience of place and community that it introduced a different way of life...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 277–298.
Published: 01 May 2005
... been delighted with this homestead called Freeman’s End. . . . So called apparently by way of sarcasm, to imply that a man was free to quit it if he chose, but that there was no earthly “beyond” open to him. George Eliot...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 113–134.
Published: 01 January 2023
... presences across the land, and of course expresses his enduring love for Palestine. His old parents and unmarried sisters continue to inhabit the family “frontline” homestead, a stone's throw from the Lebanese-Israeli front and bristling border fence. The family lives off of subsistence farming...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... together the values of life science research, do-it- yourself (DIY) engineering, and “hippie homesteading” ( Turner 2006 : 5). That said, Silicon Valley pioneers, such as Whole Earth Catalog founder Stewart Brand and Wired executive editor Kevin Kelly, drew their linked investments in environmentalism...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of technologies suitable for homesteading or “living off the grid.” 11 Ranging in age from their thirties through sixties, a couple were old enough to have perhaps cut their teeth in the original appropriate technology movement.) More generally, though, this comment can be interpreted to mean that both...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 261–286.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the country. Sango, a sixteenth-century ruler of Oyo, is an anthropomorphic deity who was in his lifetime reputed to have had the ability to “call down” lightning to destroy his enemies and burn their houses and homesteads. The Sango myth, carefully preserved and nurtured by his devotees, is so well known...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and the resultant dispossession, they retaliated through raiding the cattle of trekboer homesteads. In response, dozens of government commandoes set about exterminating the thieves, and private hunting parties went out to shoot and execute “bushmen,” now regarded as vermin, akin to other wild animals...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “pioneer spirit” ( Watson 1996) . The New York Times framed them similarly: “Like the original Swiss settlers on the rich Mississippi River bottom land at the turn of the century, residents of Valmeyer are homesteaders in a strange new land” ( Brown 1996) . With development no longer constrained...
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