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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 287–309.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Graham Huggan Orcas are among the world’s most charismatic animals, combining grace and power, violent when they need to be, but rarely toward humans and never in the wild. Attacks on humans have been restricted to captive orcas, opening up widespread discussions on the ethics of marine-mammal...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... cultural history, critical theory, and media studies within the environmental humanities. 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. In 1996 the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) semi-declassified a series of satellite...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... animated films concerned primarily with urban landscapes, futuristic technologies, and processes of modernization and globalization. But the question of humans’ impact on the natural world is by no means limited to such recent films; it has featured prominently in American animated film, especially but not...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... modernities” ( Eisenstadt 2000) is taken into account. Members strive to become humans. Hence, even when nonhumans are granted similar status, it is along the lines of human members, for instance, in the granting of rights to animals and plants (e.g., in the Swiss constitution), even as they are seldom the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... interweaves many of the issue’s themes. Writing on Gaza demands attention to space and territory. It also necessitates a discussion of violence, borders, and captivity. Braverman provides an account of Israel’s 2014 summer incursion, with an eye to both the animalization of humans and the humanization of...
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Public Culture (1 May 1997) 9 (2): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 1997
... iconic reproductions of local bird songs, as Feld (1990) has described for the Kaluli; postmodern myths might not help people think through the humanized exploits of the local animals they encounter, as Levi-Strauss (1969) found with the Bororo...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... plant or animal naturally grows, became meaningful in a more general sense and was increasingly used to describe the dwelling places of human beings and things. Charles Booth’s (1889) mapping of the London poor in the late nineteenth century can be read as an application of this new, modern way of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2005) 17 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., is made up of many types of actants: humans and nonhumans; animals, vegetables, and minerals; nature, culture, and technology. Public Culture 17(3): 445–65 Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press 445...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 457–464.
Published: 01 September 2012
...). 2. By “in the wild” (as opposed to the laboratory), researchers indicate the complex humananimal interactions at play in the mutation and adaptation of influenza viruses to their hosts. See Nick Bingham and Stephen Hinchliffe, “Mapping the Multiplicities...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 445–446.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Hesford, Wendy S. 2011. Spectacular Rhetorics: Human Rights Visions, Recogni- tions, Feminisms. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Hong, Grace Kyungwon, and Roderick A. Ferguson, eds. 2011. Strange Affinities...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Andrew Herscher In the early 2000s, human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) began to avail themselves of newly commercialized satellite imagery in their advocacy efforts. In human rights contexts, satellite imaging vastly extends capacities to detect and respond to abuses of human rights...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of wild and domestic animals) and from the ways that peasants conceived of their own bodies. For them, the human body combined the physical attributes of pigs, cows, and chickens. That manipulation techniques came from hunting is evident in the proliferation of terms used to refer both to human...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 2014 Amar, Paul. 2013. The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Armitage, John, ed. 2013. The Virilio Dictionary . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Biehl, João, and Adriana Petryna...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
...” focuses experimental attention on the uterine milieu of the pregnant body, in experimental animals and in humans. It crosses individual lives, connecting one generation’s ingestions to another generation’s adulthood, as well as looping single lives, seeing early life as nascent patterning for later life...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
... form of social media and smartphones used by drug dealers and criminal gangs to alter the culture of place. These accounts of diverse urban settings show the intricacies of social identities and cultural practices formed in the interactions of the (more than human) body and the animated environment...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
... is no longer composed exclusively of human agents. Put differently, if agency in all its forms is democratically distributed to all sorts of dividuals, some of which may temporarily be assembled as humans and others as machines, animals, or other quasi agents, then do we need to permanently bracket...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ; Hirsch 2010 ). As prominent objects in these developments, viruses and genomes share a key feature: they are presented as both singular and multiple, often simultaneously. In its singular presentation the human genome comprises common human heritage, a public good that should be exempt from...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
... violence, here was a historical narrative that told of the redemptive power of a human rights agenda animated by a spirit of “national reconciliation.” And in this story, the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) loomed large, both as historical author and muse and as a figure of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Neni Panourgiá Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Desert Islands: Ransom of Humanity Neni Panourgiá Modern Greece has had a rather “idiosyncratic history,” as the first Greek Nobel laureate...