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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 5 “Common Law.” Photograph by Vicki Mayer Figure 5. “Common Law.” Photograph by Vicki Mayer More
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Matthew Canfield In contrast to hierarchical models of international law, contemporary transnational law is constituted by networks of states, international institutions, multinational corporations, and transnational activists struggling for power by producing competing norms. This essay examines...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 27–38.
Published: 01 January 2008
...George Chauncey Duke University Press 2008 the public life of history How History Mattered: Sodomy Law and Marriage Reform in the United States George Chauncey...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Mary Anne Case © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Mary Anne Case is a professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School and the author of “Disaggregating Gender from Sex and Sexual Orientation: The Effeminate Man in the Law and Feminist Jurisprudence”( Yale Law Journal...
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Public Culture (1 September 2005) 17 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2005
... travel writing, legal discourses, and modern Egyptian literature. He also serves on the editorial committee of Middle East Report . Anxious Advocacy: The Novel, the Law, and Extrajudicial Appeals in Egypt...
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Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 521–538.
Published: 01 September 2019
... law and, ultimately, an abolitionist. By reading “The Fire Next Time” (1963) and “No Name in the Street” (1972), I argue that policing in the United States is inherently organized by a(n) (il)logic of anti-Blackness that necessitates racist violence as a structural component of its practice. This...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sara L. Friedman This article examines the power of law to constitute which intimacies are deemed legitimate for a larger project of national reproduction. It focuses on two contested marriage cases in Taiwan that involved a transnational union and a transgender marriage. The article introduces the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Judith Surkis This essay situates a recent French marriage annulment scandal in the context of debates about Islam, gender, and immigration; the relationship between the secularism of French law and Catholic marriage law; and the history of Muslim law under French colonial rule. Copyright 2010 by...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
...María Victoria Uribe This article describes the complexity of transitional justice in Colombia since the approval of Law 975, known as the “Justice and Peace Law,” and the demobilization of the United Autodefenses of Colombia in 2005. In the middle of the open war between the Revolutionary Armed...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 471–480.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ritu Birla Gandhi's thematics of addiction mark him as acutely present in his time, even as they launch his temporal performativity. Publicized via transnational debates on the legality of opium and anxieties about the market as casino, the problem of addiction reflected the circulation of law and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 May 2019
... campuses. Gingerly proposing “culture 3.0” as a methodologically oriented companion concept, this article assembles a genealogy of the concept of climate, addresses the potential and pitfalls of an anthropological-style cultural analysis, and presents the performativity of law as an example of the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Kim Shayo Buchanan; Phillip Atiba Goff; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Law enforcement agencies, community advocates and policymakers hope that the widespread adoption of police bodycams will alleviate racial disparities and reduce misconduct and use of force. Racial justice has been central to this...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 29–38.
Published: 01 January 2013
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 209–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
... speech, albeit of a very different sort from that of citizens and corporations. Capturing this possibility of speech requires an analysis transversal to both the law and urbanism. 2013 URBAN CHALLENGES: ESSAY Does the City Have...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Sylvie Tissot Six years after banning pupils from wearing a hijab in public high schools, in July 2010, French deputies passed a law that forbids women from wearing the “integral veil” (or niqab , an outfit hiding the entire face except the eyes) in public spaces. This article examines why such a...
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Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
... establish a specific sociopolitical order; renders economically productive the differentiated and dynamic value of urban spaces and populations; and involves flexible, provisional interventions that anticipate failure and skirt the edges of the law. Speculative policing combines three future-oriented...
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Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 601–623.
Published: 01 September 2019
... “war on crime” and “law and order” politics of the 1960s, while paying attention to the surprising Cold War roots of the political autonomy of police. 14 The Supreme Court’s 1985 decision in Tennessee v. Garner held that deadly force cannot be used against unarmed...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2018
... demonstrates how nonbelievers often exceed the binaries of secularism and warrant a more capacious understanding of religion. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 American religion law nonbelievers secularism Secularism and secular can mean many things. For activists and policy makers...
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Public Culture (1 May 2003) 15 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Claire Valier © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Claire Valier is a university lecturer in law and lives in Cambridge, England. Her book Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture is forthcoming. from the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 31–45.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Corrigan , P. 1981 . On moral regulation: some preliminary remarks. Sociological Review . 29 ( 2 ): 313 -37. Dinnen , S. 1986 . Perspectives on law and order. In Louise Morauta, ed. Law and Orderin a Changing Society . Canberra: Dept. of Political and Social Change, Research School of...