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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 513–538.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Henrietta L. Moore; Constance Smith In Kenya, the terms dotcom and digital have become popular descriptors for particular periods of change, as well as for modes of being. The two terms’ usage extends beyond reference to the age of the Internet or to encounters with new technologies. Rather, the...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath of...
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Public Culture (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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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 499–517.
Published: 01 September 2016
... familiar, are essentially those of a Rogerian “client-based” therapy. Indeed, Rogers is explicitly cited in the government of Kenya’s Public Service Counselling Procedure Manual in describing the “core values” of counseling as “empathy,” “unconditional positive regard,” and “genuineness” ( Republic of...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 January 2000
... disabilities had previously depended. Since then, a network of wheelchair builders in developing countries has connected similar operations in Nicaragua, Mexico, Kenya, Zimbabwe, India, Thailand, Fiji, Cambodia, Siberia, Vietnam, and elsewhere. Ralf Hotchkiss Women Building Wheelchairs In January...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 623–624.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., San Diego. He is the author of Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization (2008). His current work addresses vio­ lence and the politicization of identity in Kenya. He is also writing on the inter­...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2009
... on ethno­ nationalism in Kenya, a photo-documentary portfolio from Tibet, and essays on numerous topics that speak to one another in obliquely productive ways. I wish to highlight a few aspects of the collage before inviting the reader to engage with it. The essay by Gary Wilder was submitted...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
... survive, these memoirs become a way of understanding how deeply forms of identification and belonging depend upon personal loss. In “The Dotcom and the Digital: Time and Imagination in Kenya,” Henrietta L. Moore and Constance Smith think about the collective experiences during major transformations as...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Kenya’s Rift Valley. William A. Callahan is professor of international politics and China studies at the University of Manchester and codirector of the British Inter-university China Center, Oxford. His most recent book is Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia (2006). Sangji...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): vi.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 21, no. 1: Maria Victoria Uribe analyzes the process of transitional justice in Colombia today; Adam Ashforth examines Kalenjin ethnonationalism in the light of the recent postelection violence in Kenya; Michel Feher speculates about the contours of a neoliberal condition and the merits of...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Controversy. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Uni- versity Press. McIntosh, Janet. 2009. The Edge of Islam: Power, Personhood, and Ethnoreli- gious Boundaries on the Kenya Coast. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Melzer, Scott...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... in Kenya . www.mannaenergy.com/projects-kenya.php . Marx Karl . 1975 [1852] . The eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte . New York : International Publishers . McNeil Donald . 2009 . A company prospers by saving poor people’s lives . New York Times , February 2...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., Wole Soyinka from Nigeria, Ngugi wa Thiongo from Kenya. In his book Decolonising the Mind Ngugi wa Thiongo reveals the grim truth about the violence implicit in his study of English: the forced repetitions, the beatings, the deliberate shaming of those who...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
...: Routledge. Merchant , Carolyn . 1990 . The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution . San Francisco: Harper and Row. Olindo , Perez . 1991 . “The Old Man of Nature Tourism: Kenya.” In Nature Tourism: Managing for the Environment , ed. T. Whelan. Washington: Island...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 441–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
... called “Aryans” beating up Sri Lankan students who were heatedly discussing the great imperial folly of 1956, the Suez Crisis. My “moment” thus came not with the Cold War, which had been going on for 10 years, but with the agonies of decolonization: Cyprus, Malaysia, Algeria, Vietnam, Kenya, and so on...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... ubiquitous satellite dishes in Les Almadies in Dakar, Senegal; in Nairobi, Kenya; in Luanda, Angola; and in so many other African cities? Watts appears to underestimate the extent to which cities such as Lagos, Abi- djan, Kinshasa, Luanda, or...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 233–254.
Published: 01 January 2011
... interstices of global politics and trade. Beyond the limelight of billion-­dollar Chinese con- struction projects from Congo to Nigeria and Kenya, other stories are unfolding, of individuals, their histories, imaginaries, and quirks coming together to create novel urban cultures and spaces. Far more...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Nyasaland; but also from further afield, countries like Tanganyika and Congo and Kenya. Some came looking for El Dorado. Most came because they were coerced, with the connivance of their colonial govern- ments, to supply the sweat of their labor in extracting the thin but lucrative seams of gold that...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Press . Ferguson James . 2006 . Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Horst Cindy . 2008 . Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps of Kenya . New York : Berghahn Books . Jackson...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 136–144.
Published: 01 January 1989
... the Congo are immensely popu- lar in Kenya and other parts of Africa (Odindo 1986). Egypt and Lebanon are the major producers in the Middle East, with substantial sales in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan. Recently, Greece has also become an important market...