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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... responses to humanitarian crises . New York : Metropolis Books . Arendt Hannah . 1990 [1961] . On revolution . New York : Penguin . Barnett Michael . 2011 . Empire of humanity: A history of humanitarianism . Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press . Beck Ernest . 2009...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ilana Feldman This essay explores the vexing question of humanitarian purpose. It specifically considers the challenge of defining and pursuing this purpose in the context of long-term humanitarian interventions, when the clarity of saving lives from immediate danger recedes from its central place...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 499–520.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Didier Fassin Duke University Press 2007 Translated by Rachel Gomme POLITICS OF LIFE Humanitarianism as a Politics of Life Didier Fassin Finally, this idea of man’s...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
... previously been assigned a peripheral position throughout the ever-expanding “archive of knowledge” (following Foucault) vis-à-vis particular refugee situations and critically interrogates how, why, and with what effect only certain bodies, identity markers, and models of humanitarian response become...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
... crisis may lie, as they did in the 1930s and 1940s, in the hands of those same persecuted scholars who bring with them academic perspectives forged in oppressive regimes. An approach that goes beyond humanitarian support has the potential to pluralize the academy. Copyright 2019 by Duke University...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kaiama L. Glover This essay looks pointedly at a broad phenomenon wherein ostensibly benign discourses—from the news media to the Hollywood film industry to humanitarian aid—grant permission for North Atlantic denial of human proximity to peoples of the so-called global South. Taking the figure of...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Faisal Devji Unlike the pacifists and humanitarians with whom he is routinely associated, Gandhi was critical of human rights as a legal and political project. Indeed, he attributed modern violence precisely to the fact that life had become an absolute value, something that could therefore be...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . 2012 . The Ironic Spectator: Solidarity in the Age of Post-humanitarianism . Cambridge : Polity . Dogra Nandita . 2012 . Representations of Global Poverty: Aid, Development, and International NGOs . London : IB Tauris . Douzinas Costas . 2007 . Human Rights and Empire: The...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 4 “Destroyed Village near Darurja, Darfur, Sudan,” June 21, 2004. Image by Humanitarian Information Unit, United States Department of State. Satellite image courtesy Space Imaging, Inc. Figure 4. “Destroyed Village near Darurja, Darfur, Sudan,” June 21, 2004. Image by Humanitarian More
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy Poverty Markets: The New Politics of Development a nd Humanitarianism Ethical Subjects: Market Rule in an Age of Poverty Ananya Roy At...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Eric Klinenberg 2015 The articles gathered in this issue of Public Culture ask us to take a longer, closer look at the fascinatingly improbable: from a successful century-old profession whose effectiveness remains unproven to Victorian prostitution, from humanitarian intervention that...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., eds. 2013. When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Brunetti, Ivan. 2013. Aesthetics: A Memoir . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Cahill, Kevin M. 2013. History and Hope: The International Humanitarian Reader . New York...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 445–446.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Humanitarianism in France. Berkeley: University of California Press. Wehr, Kevin, ed. 2011. Green Culture: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage. 446 ...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 559–578.
Published: 01 September 2003
... ninety years after his death. During his life, Casement did it all. Since his death, he has proved a remarkably durable cultural icon. As an international humanitarian, he risked his life expos- ing colonialist atrocities in Africa and South America. He delivered one of the most famous and rousing...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., a greater fusion of horizons promotes better practice in a range of other human rights–related settings. A greater respect for listening and witness- ing might transform the procedures of humanitarian organizations as they engage in postwar reconstruction. Human rights reporting might shed its...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 413–414.
Published: 01 September 2007
... humanitarian intervention of Doctors without Borders and on the unstable politics of resistance and collaboration in the face of race science and of extermination under National Socialism — complicate criticism of political action; they explore...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 1989
... consumer capitalism and amateur athletics have been fused in the Olympics, so capitalism and international humanitarianism were held in suspension in the Amnesty tour. In a money hungry world the promoters call the tune. Reebok, a hallmark of the world leisurewear/sportswear in- dustry, symbol...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Figure 4 “Destroyed Village near Darurja, Darfur, Sudan,” June 21, 2004. Image by Humanitarian Information Unit, United States Department of State. Satellite image courtesy Space Imaging, Inc. Figure 4. “Destroyed Village near Darurja, Darfur, Sudan,” June 21, 2004. Image by Humanitarian...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Darfur conflict and make Darfur’s settlement increasingly difficult. In the mean- time, the Chadian population is made to endure a devastating war firmly rooted in the regional dimension of the Darfur conflict, a fact ignored or denied amid the loud and often irresponsible policy and humanitarian...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... complementarity with the more familiar biopolitics , which has inspired studies of border and migration controls on topics ranging from the production of otherness (e.g., Fassin 2001 ; Rozaku 2015 ) to the enmeshment of humanitarian and deterrence logics ( Squire 2015 ; Williams 2015 ). The two concepts are...