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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 9 Hollywood Trucks index film labor. Photograph by Vicki Mayer Figure 9. Hollywood Trucks index film labor. Photograph by Vicki Mayer More
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 487–511.
Published: 01 September 2015
... articulating the emotional labor performed to maintain these connections. I focus on my family’s collection of portraits of our incarcerated relatives and, to a lesser extent, a 2012 exhibition of studio portraits of prisoners at Clocktower Gallery in New York City. Influenced by works in critical prison...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 20–30.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Katie Trumpener Copyright © 1989-90 by Duke University Press 1989 On the Road: Labor, Ethnicity and the New "New German Cinema" in the Age of the Multinational Katie Trumpener Department of German The University of Chicago In West Germany today, national self...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sareeta Amrute This article discusses violence against women in cars in India, including the recent high-profile Delhi rape case, arguing that these cases should be set in the context of economic liberalization. The dynamic between women and their drivers should be understood as a labor...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Lynn Spigel This essay explores the history of George Nelson’s Storagewall in relation to a genealogy of invisible design, up through the computer. It explores the way the Storagewall served to hide media machines and also to organize the gendered relations of labor and leisure in media homes of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
... development that aligns Qatar with the West. The contradictions ultimately prove too much for a typeface—and even for the nation—to sustain. Ultimately, what is branded is not a nation but a marketing-driven entity circulating amid flows of labor, capital, and image—a nation fetishized, a nation-as...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
... interrogates a set of posters produced by the War Production Board and labor-management committees that articulate this particular history of ideas. By examining the reconfigurations of time and space, the incorporation of workers’ bodies and minds, and the campaign’s understandings of expertise and property...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... this business as a “bioeconomy” to highlight how migration controls (sometimes framed in the idiom of care) facilitate profiteering and predation. Rather than focusing on the production of cheap, deportable labor, the bioeconomy perspective developed here is concerned with the extraction and generation...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... inequality (e.g., segregation and the division of labor) are sidelined by explicit adoption of egalitarian principles, the essay shows that, even when democratic civility prevails, background inequalities on the basis of race, gender, social class, and immigration status are often reproduced in mundane...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 379–392.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., competition for resources and skilled labor between state and nongovernmental organizations, and a cultural conception of information as a resource to be privately possessed and exploited rather than open to public access. Stories of both failure and success in the libraries offer hints as to what of the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... performance and exploring the spellbinding power of masculine leadership in Hustle and Flow , where the labor of an entire household is required to produce a male rapper as an icon of fame whose lyrical talent propels him into the spotlight. I consider these two episodes against the political backdrop of 2005...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Saskia Sassen; Shamus Khan Shamus Khan talks with Saskia Sassen about some of her most influential book projects, from The Mobility of Labor and Capital and The Global City to her recent publication, Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy . Reading these texts together and in...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 513–532.
Published: 01 September 2015
... hasn’t changed over the past forty years, the alterity of the past, and her current project on the history of feminism and urban space in 1970s and 1980s London. 2015 cosmopolitanism feminist historiography sexual labor public health Victorian Britain Sharon Marcus (SM): Where and when...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2013
... time. We have little appreciation of the inequal- ity or inequities of time. For over a century, social and Christian democrats have been united in wanting to maximize the number of people in labor, in jobs. They decry idleness. They...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 653–678.
Published: 01 September 2000
....: Penguin. Meek, Ronald L. 1979 . Studies in the labour theory of value . London: Lawrence and Wishart. Postone, Moishe. 1993 . Time, labor, and social dominion: A reinterpretation of Marx's social theory . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Rosdolsky, Roman. 1977 . The making of Marx's...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2009
... informed both by Michel Foucault’s reflections on the early days of feminism and by Karl Marx’s analysis of the “free laborer.” Con- sider Foucault first: For a long time they tried to pin women to their sex. For centuries they were told: “You are nothing but your sex.” And this sex, doctors...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... imagine, medi- ate, and contest ideas of identification and community. On the whole, the inscrip- tion of cultural production, patterns of leisure, and approaches to labor and com- munity within transnational circuits of mass culture and...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... laboral. El Diario de Ciudad Juárez , 10 October, 3C. Cockburn , Cynthia . 1985 . Machinery of dominance . London: Pluto Press. Elson , Diane , and Ruth Pearson. 1981 . Nimble fingers make cheap workers: An analysis of women's employment in third world export manufacturing. Feminist...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 193–199.
Published: 01 January 1997
..., Ms. Gifford received a letter from the National Labor Committee (who ran a campaign against The Gap in 1995 and who are now onto Disney) that informed her that her garment line was manufactured by young girls at inhuman recompense in Honduras. The gar- ments, since 1991, made Wal-Mart a profit...