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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2004
... . Telecommunications and the city: Electronic spaces, urban places . London: Routledge. ———. 2001 . Splintering urbanism: Networked infrastructures, technological mobilities and the urban condition . London: Routledge. Hansen, Karen Tranberg. 2000 . Salaula: The world of secondhand clothing and Zambia...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of the Witwatersrand. His books include In Whose Image: Political Islam and Urban Practices in the Sudan (1995) and For the City Yet to Come:Changing Urban Life in Africa (2004). People as Infrastructure: Intersecting Fragments...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 109–129.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Julia Elyachar How to move beyond the failures of development? In the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) approach, the state, development, and public goods disappear. Instead, nongovernmental organizations help businesspeople realize poor people’s capacity to create infrastructure and business models. I...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 313–348.
Published: 01 September 2021
... media enter into reciprocal exchange with the broader cultural, social, and economic formations in which they emerge and which differ from place to place and over time. This article draws on the concept of milieu in order to analyze the evolution of digital cinema infrastructures in contemporary Nigeria...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 375–384.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and infrastructure, of publicness and transnational networks. Adopting the term black markets for these sites calls attention to the racialization of these spaces, and their emergence as sites of possibility, precarity, and care in the face of protracted crises. huda.tayob@manchester.ac.uk Copyright 2022...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 249–260.
Published: 01 March 2013
... but on the actual construction of the border. 2013 THE URBAN AND THE RURAL: M ANIFE S T O The Border: Infrastructure of the Global Harel Shapira Globalization has been marked...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Anand In this article I explore the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai to demonstrate how the dense historical accretions of technology, material, and social life that form hydraulic infrastructures in Mumbai trouble the audit cultures of neoliberal...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jerome Whitington Singapore climate change adaptation planning for water infrastructure is assessed against the concept of “vital security systems.” Cast against the historicity of water planning and postcolonial urbanism, water supply, coastal protection, and flood control are understood in terms...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
... at bookmobiles as a way of thinking about the politics of institutional mobility, drawing on case studies in Port au Prince, Haiti, and a Palestinian community in Haifa, Israel. The essay considers the coextensive relationships between institutions and infrastructure as illustrated by the circulation of media...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2017
... politics is remade. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 affect anthropology infrastructure politics roads On August 6, 2005, a helicopter carrying Alejandro Toledo, the then president of Peru, touched down on the edge of the newly laid tarmac of the Iquitos-Nauta road. A barrier...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 409–417.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of infrastructural networks (roads, power lines, dams) have disrupted Guarani infrastructures (the presence of Atlantic Forest, the continuity of paths between Guarani villages, access to clean water). Nonetheless, Guarani communities in São Paulo remake Guarani geographies every day, resisting Atlantic Forest...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Sandy laid waste to New York City’s spirit of invulnerability and to much of the city’s vital infrastructure as well. The storm surge, which reached fourteen feet, toppled the city’s flood protection systems. Subways filled up like bathtubs. The sewage system flooded and 11 billion gallons of soiled...
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Published: 01 September 2022
figure 2 São Paulo's urban growth and the expansion of infrastructural networks (roads, power lines, dams) have disrupted Guarani infrastructures (the presence of Atlantic Forest, the continuity of paths between Guarani villages, access to clean water). More
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 265–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Joanne Randa Nucho Abstract This essay describes an emerging “post‐grid imaginary” that is informing visions of future collapse, growing scarcity, and deepening infrastructural fragmentation. By examining electrical grid failures in Lebanon and California, we can move beyond developmentalist...
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1 Brightly colored taptaps are a fixture on Haitian roads and a crucial mode of transportation in a country with minimal infrastructure. Photograph by Eric Goldhagen More
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to hydrate their communities. Such demonization is paralleled by legal crackdowns and the deliberate destruction of improvised water infrastructure. The essay uses the Mumbai case study to reveal the costs of marginalizing the majority urban poor in global megacities: in public health, death rates...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in Argentina, such as an increasing demand that is not matched by investment in supply, aging infrastructure, and lack of coordination between different programs. The article argues that these issues affect the city’s preparedness to confront the challenges of climate change and result in the failure...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 417–440.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of the archipelago as both a geological formation and a geopolitical territory. In tracing this formative era of Japan's resource extraction and settler colonialism, which precedes and informs the current rush to extract rare earth minerals necessary to maintain global digital infrastructures, this article aims...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 515–535.
Published: 01 September 2022
...: Cape Town, South Africa. The conceptual flies caught in their dialogic web include building new infrastructures to sustain polyvocal vocabularies, the necessary art of burning down and building up, opting for messy over linear time, and coming with your hands full to instantiate multimodal platforms...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 233–248.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., such as the emergence of new forms of improvisation in the face of failing infrastructures. 2013 the urban and the rural: E SSAY The Ruralization of the World Monika Krause We live, we are told, in a world...