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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 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... reproduction of black freedom imagery for state utility. The materials investigated reveal the value of black visibility to state interests at key moments in US race relations—namely, during slavery, enfranchisement, and national elections. Despite what might be new, however, black visibility continues to...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... two major al Qaeda attacks in Kenya, including the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy, but he has also become the object of fantastic speculation—the product of a psychology of fear combined with a popular imagination saturated with the layered syntax of the entertainment industry's imagery. Fazul's...
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Published: 01 September 2014
structures were destroyed that were present in the ‘before’ imagery.” From AAAS, Science and Human Rights Program, “High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and the Conflict in Chad and Sudan,” 2006b . Analysis provided by AAAS; satellite images © DigitalGlobe, Inc., 2007 Figure 5. “Damage to Village of Jonjona More
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 424–427.
Published: 01 September 1999
... capital’s conversion of the worker “into a crippled monstrosity.” Slumming through Marseilles, a hashish-stunned Walter Benjamin caught at a similar imagery for alienation in the face of a recreating dockworker: “a boundlessly animal and vulgar male face in which the ‘line of renunciation’ struck me with...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Forgot: Photography and Disability Imagery (London: Routledge, 1992), inspired us to the counterimage of the body and physical difference. Robert McCarthy, Carol A. Breckenridge, and Caitrin Lynch...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... observation begs questions about the relationship between seeing and believing as a cognitive process dependent on what Morris terms “ideological dispositions.” How are these dispositions shaped or activated by the imagery of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? How are particu- lar ways of seeing framed...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 75–81.
Published: 01 January 1992
... faucets in the bathroom. The imagery of power is excess. Excess, in turn, breeds vulgarity. To be sure, power sometimes attaches a mask onto the vulgarity it generates. If the mask is half successful, power glows, the populace applauds, and vulgarity lies dormant. Yet vulgarity is always there...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1992
... did for me) immediately “connote” the abortion debate, a pro-life position, and perhaps further values depending upon the attitude of the reader. This sort of public deploy- ment of ulaasound imagery, in particular, implicitly refers to the first major use of ultrasound imagery outside the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... with Motta about the themes of archives; queer politics; colonial violence; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; and constructing alternate histories and imagery through art. Featuring an interview with an artist is a shift for our journal, yet Motta’s deep engagement with concerns...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 May 2018
... kind of power in my own mind, evoking imagery that helps reflect some of its long-running racial and spatial project. My own read of their piece is, no doubt, more radical than the case they present. But the power of their insights inspired me to ask them to expand it to twice the normal length of a...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 557–562.
Published: 01 September 1999
... the object real. Iran Gardi is popu- lar because it is a displacement of time and space—an escape from the usual overload of Islamic imagery. But without the ballast of the physical representa- tions of an Islamic Tehran, does Iran Gardi lack a secure position in time and space? Public Culture...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1992
... perhaps the objects that people I would like to learn why the lure of metropolitan prestige commodities in Cameroon is an expression of a supposed “desire to shine and be honoured” (27). The discussion of the play of the grotesque and of bodily imagery in the postcolony raises as well...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... student union was forced to retract an ad campaign promoting tolerance because it contained controversial religious imagery, this article develops deep insight into how other religious groups might achieve assimilation or exclusion in European nations at a time of ascendant ethnonationalism. Building...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 September 2009
... industry imagery. In her Arts in Circulation contribution, film scholar Jie Li explores the politics of remembering the Chinese Cultural Revolution through a study of two banned documentaries by Hu Jie that have circulated widely on the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
... futile to map distances and separations in the mercurial ter- rain of belly imagery that Mbembe has identified. Predictably, “private” television images provided symbols for public mockery. When the Brazilian dictatorship appointed extra senators to pack the Senate following a bad election, the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 1989
... 'free' variables of style and subjectivity. Thus, Shiva and Sundial actually absolves itself of responsibility to articulate anything about India's public culture. Even if it does interpret Indian imagery, Shiva as an artwork (rather than, say, a souvenir) forewarns viewers that any reality...
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Public Culture (1 May 1999) 11 (2): 387–403.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- tory of art and imagery-ought to nourish our conception of transnational paths of delivery of electronic communications. Our minds are full of Rupert Murdoch and Disney and the BBC as traders in information, great shippers of data, and distributors of huge slogs of sitcoms and news and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
... particular modes of visual experience, the idea that experience of visual con- tent is complete, this project first offers a close reading of Nike’s “Chamber of Fear” campaign, as circulated in China. The campaign draws on imagery from the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
... conquest and religious conflict are combined with a modern (if not hypermodern) apparatus that produces and circulates appearances. In this colli- sion of “interests” and “imagery” we are witnessing “a bald-faced imperialism . . . crossed with a struggle for control of ‘information’ ” (AP, 14...