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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... draws on current research on the everyday dynamics of social inclusion and exclusion among the parents of a New York City Parent-Teacher Association to highlight everyday practices of social inequality. Uncovering microsociological dynamics of inequality in settings where established structures...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 375–409.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: University of Chicago Press. Gottschalk, Peter, and Robert Moffitt. 1994 . The growth of earnings instability in the U.S. labor market. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2 : 217 -72. Hanson, Gordon H., and Ann Harrison. 1994 . Rising wage inequality: The United States versus other advanced...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Guy Standing Progressive politics has always been about the struggle to reduce social inequities and inequalities. What takes priority depends on the type of society we live in. Today people in rich countries live in societies that are tertiary, not industrial, in that what they do is largely...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... perspectives in any political project that will succeed in undoing persistent inequalities—and that refuse to question whether and to what extent civil rights frontiership provides the default strategy for a political project designed to empower African Americans and other oppressed constituencies. Copyright...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Wenzel This article reads three recent documentary films as commodity biographies in which the story of a commodity’s production functions less as defetishizing knowledge than as a new object of consumerist desire; such narratives tend to leave untouched the relations of inequality...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alondra Nelson Alondra Nelson speaks with Troy Duster about his intellectual genealogy and about racial inequality after the genome. INTERVIEW Troy Duster Interviewed by Alondra Nelson...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for private-sector market solutions to entrenched inequality and need in the United States, this article offers insights on another way that poverty is created and sustained. Nearly six years after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, many residents are still trying to recover, while others have...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Teresa P. R. Caldeira A series of interventions by young men are transforming public spaces in São Paulo, Brazil, and articulating anew the profound social inequalities that have always marked them. The new urban practices include graffiti, pixação (São Paulo’s style of tagging), and new modes...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... screening policy arenas, we illustrate affective economies as a powerful catalyst for forms of political action that may inadvertently sustain public health inequities even as they seek to redress them. We found ourselves standing right on a fault line at the epicenter of an earthquake. Our foundations...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 275–288.
Published: 01 May 2019
... disregard for the liberal norm of formal equality and embrace of a model of demographic representation. In this article, the author takes up the tensions between these different approaches to democracy and their implications for addressing historical inequalities. Reservations disrupted the tacit role...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
...” and domesticated forms of inclusion in the university, but in the logics of longue durée imperial formations and coloniality that (re)produce racial difference, linking the politics of race and racial and epistemological inequality in liberal universities of the North to those in the global South. What would...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
... action, which worked to redress historical inequality, and toward the concept of “diversity.” The authors scrutinize the consequences of this shift and how inclusion has come to be theorized through “diversity,” in the United States and transnationally, as an approach that systematically denies access...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... inequalities in the global regimes of power does such an analytic obscure? This special issue of Public Culture leverages the strengths of an interdisciplinary conversation to examine the discourses and practices of policing as a concept. What is it to defy this order in the most intimate sphere of the self...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 65–85.
Published: 01 January 2021
... upon to do. For one, invocations of colonialism are now oriented less to “residual” damage than to deepening racial inequalities on which (il)liberal politics increasingly thrive. Two, they are rendered not only as violating histories of the present but as premonitions in a dark diagnostics...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... reinforce existing inequalities. Technology in this case not only has politics; it prevents politics. By focusing on contact‐tracing applications as an example, the article points to some of the deeper perils of accepting app‐based solutions to structural problems. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Sanskrit, and Chinese, has so little echo in English? Is Arabic literature untranslatable? The obstacles in this case are political as much as they are linguistic. Taking its cue from Said’s notion of a “perfect inequality” between the two languages, this essay argues for a situational—rather than literal...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2005
... as well as with the Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé at the Université de Montréal. Her current work focuses on social inequality and health knowledges, particularly as manifested in the politics of canine diabetes. Classifying Diabetes...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 January 1999
... 245 Public Culture the language of Calvinist predetermination, divine right, natural law, or monar- chy to upend conditions of inequality, the era of the industrial, French, and U.S. revolutions provided the conditions for the critique...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
... reformers and radical nationalists often alleged he possessed, to procrastinate the urgency of the political by weaving an enchanting web of moral predicates around what was an oppressively juridical and scripturally sanctioned practice of inequal...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 May 2019
... action measure. campus climate law performativity Over the last several decades, climate has become an increasingly commonplace term for describing how higher education campuses feel, especially with regard to common vectors of structural inequality such as race and gender. Climate...