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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Palestinians, individually and collectively, as enemies—under labels such as insurgents, terrorists, and enemy combatants. The struggle over elimination in Palestine has continued through multiple changes in governing regime and across territorial reconfigurations. The different tactics deployed against...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
...–police power nexus draws together histories of so-called small wars, insurgencies, civil rebellions, labor strikes, prison uprisings, and practices of resistance at various scales that have responded and continue to respond to colonial occupation and racial capitalism. Once we situate drones...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... decades. The Chadian Front National de Libération du Tchad (Frolinat) was set up in Nyala, Sudan, in 1966; for years Chadian populations and armed insurgent groups found refuge in Sudan, for instance, in times of repression or drought...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 123–146.
Published: 01 January 2022
... did not want to be recorded. This is not surprising, since road-transport workers are often scapegoated as could-be terrorists or carriers of arms and food supplies to insurgents. Besides, corruption is a very sensitive topic in Nigeria, almost taboo. It is both everywhere and nowhere. Whenever I...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Rafael, The Promise of the Foreign. 2 4 2 being singled out for insurgent attacks. At the same time, their identity within Translation in Wartime the U.S. military remains unsettled and unsettling inasmuch as their presence generates both relief and suspicion among soldiers...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 238–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and rural insurgent movement. At the time of Galvin’s presentation, after six years of direct confrontation and substantial aid and guidance from the U.S. military and State Department, the government and military forces of El Salvador led by Pres...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and destruction is a timely reminder of the continuing political role of urban public space. The occupations and insurgencies confirm the shortcomings of designated politics and the potentiality of public assembly. But what exactly is the nature of this potentiality? How does space shape the political moment...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 47–65.
Published: 01 May 1992
... for insurgency or revisionism at the very heart of the Western center. Said raises the question of the “originality” of these intellectuals. One might ask, for instance: Isn’t a non-Western intellectual operating with “Western” procedures of knowledge by definition a producer of derivative...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 191–199.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to or participating in the same notion of the sovereign subject as the colonized elite did was to fail to recognize the extent of the failure to be visible to civil or politi- cal society.8 Agency and consciousness as such were not attributed to them in their moments of insurgency by Spivak. In fact, she took...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that the internal armed conflict started creates enormous aca- demic and political controversy, because such an attempt is linked to another contentious issue: at what point should one begin to reconstruct memory? From the enactment of the Constitution of 1991, considered a peace treaty with the insurgency...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... State failure seems to be an organized strategy of the neoliberal order. Elections have become occasions for the rejection of democracy. Popular culture goes hand in glove with right-wing populist culture. And the global proliferation of alternative modernities, counter-publics, and insurgent cultural...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (for uses such as dancing or gardening) that planning has earmarked for other purposes — even as these uses are usually temporary and occur after the designers’ involvement in the projects is complete. Similarly, “insurgent planning” reacts against neoliberal planning’s attempts to simulate inclusion...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 497–520.
Published: 01 September 2019
... suddenly closer to being marked for death. Guilt was in the air, and revenge seeking became common in Kabul and rural towns. Ordinary people were suspected of harboring dangerous affiliations, of having secret sources of money or ties with the insurgents. Liquid cash (mainly dollars) flooded the national...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 453–459.
Published: 01 September 2008
...) an insurgent power — of a sacred text. But that this power derives from its being regarded as sacred does not mean that it is sacred. In other words, that a text derives its political power from being claimed as sacred by a certain society does not mean that it is sacred by divine decree. The point...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
...., and Alex Khasnabish, eds. 2013. Insurgent Encounters: Transnational Activism, Ethnography, and the Political . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Kester, Grant H. 2013. Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art . Berkeley: University of California Press. Kim, Jaesok. 2013...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as the “phantom enemy,” a “ghost nation.”8 In late 2002 Western news agencies were abuzz with reports of an al Qaeda “ ‘phan- tom’ ship” cruising the Mediterranean.9 Time magazine described insurgents in Afghanistan as “phantom...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 May 1992
...,” Journal of Communication 26, no. 2 (1976), 182. Finally, the television war served to reinforce the temporal distance sep- arating Westem society from insurgent Third World forces. While television accounts never questioned the dimensions of the conflict, a United Nations evaluation team...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Turkey’s most recent attempted coup, against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a conflict that pitted many civilians and civil servants against insurgents from the armed forces, often in very public displays of humiliation after the coup was put down. But, as Arjomand writes, for the community being depicted...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 595–597.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Lesbian and Gay History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Holston, James. 2008. Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Hughes, Solomon. 2007. War...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 418–432.
Published: 01 September 2017
... nationalist verses as the others took a knee. “We haggled with the Grim Reaper / Don’t take my life unless I’m martyred,” Mehmet’s cousin Muhammad chanted and the group repeated as one. There was never mention of the wide range of potential suppliers of martyrdom: Kurdish insurgency, Syrian civil war, ISIS...
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