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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 (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... by a heterogeneous movement of corporations as well as nonprofit organizations, they attempt to respond to poverty and disaster through ethical design. References Architecture for Humanity , ed. 2006 . Design like you give a damn: Architectural responses to humanitarian crises . New York : Metropolis Books...
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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 (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
... to this 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...
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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...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Poverty Markets: The New Politics of Development a nd Humanitarianism Ethical Subjects: Market Rule in an Age of Poverty...
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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 (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...
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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. More
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... humanitarian gaze individualization subjectivity The aim of this article is to explore how the narratives of feature-length films shown in human rights film festivals are contributing to human rights culture. Human rights are inherently cultural: they are not transcendent moral principles or just...
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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. ...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 clearly intertwined...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 1989
... 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 of a transnational...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... is demonstrated toward conventional principles. References Agier Michel . 2011 . Managing the undesirables: Refugee camps and humanitarian government . Cambridge, U.K. : Polity . Arendt Hannah . 1968 ( 1951 ). Imperialism. Vol. 2 of The origins of totalitarianism . New York : Harcourt...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2023
... strives to build the capacity for risk assessment alongside markets for insurance products in the Global South. By 2017, the IDF created five working groups: Risk Modeling Steering Group; Sovereign and Humanitarian Solutions; Law, Regulation, and Resilience Policies; Inclusive Insurance; and Investment...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of occupation and refusal of international legal authority shaped the forms of punishment and confinement Israel used in governance of the territories. As Lisa Hajjar (2005 : 54–55) explains, the Israeli government indicated that they would respect the “humanitarian provisions” of the Convention, but they did...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 discourse...
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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 tendencies...