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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Andrew M. Carruthers; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir How do everyday acts of policing hinge upon the contrastive evaluation of sensible intensities? This article examines how various attunements toward regimes of sensible intensities shape the policing of borders and bodies in a place where questions of...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Caitlin Zaloom Financial prediction provokes intense affect. For bond traders, hedge fund managers, and economic planners, both statistical reasoning and affective discomfort surround professional judgments about the future. This article argues that contemporary financial knowledge is organized...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...) conjure up the muse of impossibility of poetry, in the wake of every act of violence committed against Arab nations since 1948, to produce poetry. Because its veritable possibility has been stymied by historical violence, Arabic poetry today is largely postelegiac and intensely metapoetic in a very...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of intense anxiety concerning the status of the heterosexual family and the place of the stranger within the nation. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 China-Taiwan marriage heterosexuality intimacy law transgender marriage This article examines the contested legal field of...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... often become the domain of the religious right. The article asks how this has happened, and whether human rights—widely accused of a retreat into technicalities at the expense of intense conviction—has lost anything along the way. In doing so, the article treats conscience as a historically embedded and...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
... design and policy. While these efforts have long been stymied by a lack of sufficiently detailed data and limited computing power, these obstacles are rapidly being overcome. In response, a growing number of city governments and a new cadre of academic research centers are investing in data-intensive...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jonny Steinberg Based on two years of intensive fieldwork with Asad Abdullahi, a young itinerant Somali man, this article explores a paradox about forced migration. Asad, in his own words, has been “kicked around like a stone,” having had to flee several homes over the past two decades. And yet the...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... poker play, and discussion threads from poker forum archives, the article explores how the game and its data-intensive software teach gamblers to act from the vantage of an infinite temporal field in which probabilistic values can be trusted to bear out. Although digital media is often associated with...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... efforts to sustain the existence of nonhuman life in a setting of intense competition over a diminishing and essential resource? What forms of knowledge are developed to gauge the health of threatened species, and what techniques are used to regulate the provision of water in the name of species...
Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 2 Public space used by Hollywood film companies for location shooting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Data based on public records of permit requests and aggregated based on neighborhood and intensity of spatial uses. Data compiled by Vicki Mayer, Jade Miller, Shara Scotland, and Jessie More
Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 3 Nowcasting provided by the Tropical Marine Science Institute. The radar image on the left shows Singapore in the regional context of the Malay Peninsula (north) and Indonesia’s Riau Islands (south). The right-hand image shows expected rainfall intensity in different parts of the city for More
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 495–502.
Published: 01 September 2003
... medium relayed a different message. The intense feelings of the town’s young people were visible not just in the graffiti but also in the ways the school has been torn apart: by shotgun blasts to light fix- tures and fists punched through walls...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 255–257.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Bomb. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Lash, Scott. 2010. Intensive Culture: Social Theory, Religion, and Contemporary Capitalism. London: Sage. Miyoshi, Masao. 2010. Trespasses: Selected Writings. Durham, N.C.: Duke Uni...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 September 1999
... authorship in this case must be understood as more complexly col- laborative. Fortunately for us, the work itself endures, in its singular intensity and remarkable immediacy, as an extraordinarily ordinary encounter. Tabata Hideomi as “The...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 May 1992
... intensity - a global village at war. Time became en- coded in the temporal flow of live television narrative, absorbing the real world crisis into an electronically constructed “television war” to which all subsequent actions were addressed. The resulting distortions across televi- sion time...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 1991
... addition to these weekly seminars, there have been two intensive summer seminars. For further information contact Ronald Waterbury, Director of World Studies, Queens College, Flushing, NY 11367, USA. The Afiican Diaspora Research Project Urban Affairs Programs, Michigan State University...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 September 1999
... see were selected and printed (from a single role of film) after his death. Hence the final authorship in this case must be understood as more complexly col- laborative. Fortunately for us, the work itself endures, in its singular intensity and...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 May 2002
... our fourteen-minute digi- tal video essay of the same name, is an intense, for- mal contemplation of how police violence is pro- duced and then addressed...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 1997 in Limuru, Kenya, Whirlwind Women, a group started by three enterprising women affiliated with WWI, conducted an intensive one- week course to teach six women from Kenya and Uganda basic metalworking techniques. During their initial training, the women built the side frame of a durable...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
... that circumstances make the man. Jacques-Alain Miller, “Jeremy Bentham’s Panoptical Device” Four of us are standing in the intensive management unit at the state prison. We have moved past the control booth to a central area from which all of the cells are visible, their...