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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 109–129.
Published: 01 January 2012
... be paid or as a public good to be regulated by the state. Next Practices: Knowledge, Infrastructure, and Public Goods at the Bottom of the Pyramid Julia Elyachar NGOs, Organizational Infrastructure...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... A history of Chile, 1808-1994 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Délano, Manuel, and Hugo Traslaviña. 1989 . La herencia de los Chicago Boys (The legacy of the Chicago Boys) . Santiago: Las Ediciones del Ornitorrinco. Foucault, Michel. 1972 . The archaeology of knowledge , translated...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Kaushik Sunder Rajan; Sabina Leonelli This essay examines the notion of “translational research,” which has become a dominant form of the institutionalization and practice of contemporary biomedicine, as an entry point into theorizing questions of knowledge, value, and their articulations. We...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Close examination of the explanatory frameworks and experimental design of the contemporary metabolic sciences answers, with some specificity, the question of the knowledge effects of obesity and diabetes research, or fat knowledge . Table 1 A table of concerns Industrial Metabolism...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Bregje F. van Eekelen In the United States, ideas from blue-collar workers were coveted objects during World War II. In an effort to “outthink” the Axis, an unusual organization of knowledge production emerged, in which workers were implored to share their ideas with a nation at war. This article...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 417–429.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Patience, Inwardness, and Self-­Knowledge in Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj Uday S. Mehta Patience is a peculiar quality, especially when viewed from a moral or political perspective. By itself it appears to have no moral...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... as a field within which knowledge is produced and legitimated, and also how these constructed knowledges are marketed and circulated to consuming publics. I focus on two spheres of knowledge production—the legal system and the media—to demonstrate how each contains technologies of truth-making, and I argue...
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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 (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Israeli occupation influence the digital maps made by the Palestinian Authority. Through an investigation into the borders, roads, and urban areas of one such map and its related scientific practices, I analyze how knowledge of the occupation is shaped by the occupation. Drawing upon widespread...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ann Laura Stoler If the Republic and Empire are now difficult to view as mutually exclusive categories in contemporary France, few scholars have sought to address the conventions of knowledge production that have made France's own history of a racialized polity so rarely a subject for the French...
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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 (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 319–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Heather Houser Information visualizations (or “infovis”) have become a ubiquitous cultural form in the digital age. Environmental artists and activists increasingly trust in the ability of infovis to produce knowledge about environmental issues and to promote audience engagement. But does infovis...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Western stereotypes about Muslims, on the one hand, and, on the other, to transmit as “preachers by proxy” correct and relevant religious knowledge to viewers when, at times, the Arab preachers they subtitle fail to do so. Translators feel authorized to contest through subtitles both external...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
... became an important site for reconsidering the parameters of social transformation amid increasing knowledge of the fragility of the global ecological system. Of interest in the Olgyays’ diagrams, even more than the methods they proposed, are the conditions for the human that they imagined. 2017...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... is to fundamentally devalue knowledge and expertise and assesses the impact of such devaluation on the democratic state form. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 I am very grateful to the American Council of Learned Societies for a Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship, which supported work on this essay...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in a relentless effort to displace the fault lines of power-knowledge. However, to what extent can this contemporary scholarship rid itself of the categories of nineteenth-century academic disciplines? By considering the third languages of the postcolonial world, one can address this predicament of thinking...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
... layers of the postcolonial argument unfolding within a group of French scholars. At the heart of the postcolonial debate are the very definitions of the “social sciences” and “humanities” and the remapping of the knowledge they contain and produce. These repeated disjunctions among enunciative spaces...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jennifer Karlin This article offers an analysis of how a prestigious academic medical center located in a poor urban neighborhood endeavored to meet its obligation to produce new biomedical knowledge while struggling with the financial constraints incurred by its geography. Located on the South...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of such objectivated social knowledge, as Stuart Hall describes it, the racialized characters Las Negritas Puloy , Las Palenqueras/Las Negras Bollongas , and El Son de Negro would be illegible to audiences. These three popular representations of Blackness ascribe particular behaviors and ways of being to phenotypic...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of knowledge. Long-term, dynamic indigenous histories of incorporation, amalgamation, cooperation, and hybridity were halted by the intrusion of colonial pressure through violence, the demands of labor recruitment, and the “civilizing” work of missionaries. As Paul Landau (2010: 1–2) has shown, colonialism...