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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay probes discourses of millennial governance in current late liberal governance and contemporary critical theory. It examines a set of dilemmas for progressive critics when they mobilize discourses of sacrifice and sacrificial love against the millennial imaginary of...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... The Liberal Civil Subject and the Social in Eighteenth-Century British Moral Philosophy Mary Poovey H arnessed to so many theoretical paradigms, “the social” is a phrase that no H...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Duke University Press 2003 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction: Violence, Redemption, and the Liberal...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... national self-determination efforts and a vibrant transnational politics of what was then termed “gay liberation,” this article contributes to a queering of Caribbean history and to a decentering of the West in global histories of sexuality. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 activism...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Ratchet: Cultural Mediation in a Contemporary Liberation Struggle Ken Seigneurie Colonialism is also a psychological state rooted in earlier forms of social...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 September 1998
.... “Critical Internationalism.” Public Culture 7 , no. 3 : 559 -592. Mehta , Uday . 1997. “Liberal Strategies of Exclusion.” In Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World , edited by Frederick Cooper and Ann Laura Stoler. Berkeley: University of California Press. Mehta...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 367–379.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Arthur Mason Duke University Press 2007 The Rise of Consultant Forecasting in Liberalized Natural Gas Markets Arthur Mason Natural gas forecasting has evolved into a lucrative enter- prise in the wake of U.S...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 375–394.
Published: 01 May 2008
... National Liberation Front Duy Lap Nguyen Nothing is more important than independence and freedom.  — Ho Chi Minh Economy of time, to this all economy ultimately reduces itself...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
... university, and (2) provides intellectual and methodological interventions in contemporary organizational manifestations of racialized minority difference — namely, (neo)liberal multicultural formations of diversity in the US academy. The essay offers case studies of “diversity” and/or “decolonizing” work...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cotten Seiler How will the car affect China, that once “immobile empire”? US media accounts put tremendous faith in automobility as a maker of liberal political subjects as China undergoes its postsocialist transformation. But is the type of freedom offered by automobilized modernity necessarily...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Michel Feher Human capital is to neoliberalism what Marx's free worker was to liberal capitalism, that is, the subjective formation at once presupposed and targeted by neoliberal technologies of government. According to this thesis, the neoliberal condition involves investors in their own human...
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Public Culture (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 (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... active audience participation in dancing dabke . Although universal humanity can be used cynically to demonstrate cultural othering to Western spectators or to diminish support to Palestinian national liberation, the article argues that Palestinian electro- dabke musicians capitalize on universal...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
... played a role in the construction of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. In this essay, I recall the eight-year production history of the Modulor and trace its movement across different political regimes as an opportunity to ask how Modulor measurements became liberal. Attending in...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 275–288.
Published: 01 May 2019
... disregard for the liberal norm of formal equality and embrace of a model of demographic representation. In this article, the author takes up the tensions between these different approaches to democracy and their implications for addressing historical inequalities. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
... equality and other conventional secular-liberal politics? Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Islam France politics of recognition sovereignty The politics of recognition has emerged as a common way to interpret and adjudicate the claims of nonnormative subjects (minorities). In...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
... co-opted after the end of apartheid as a means of retaining privilege, it is necessary to revisit varied understandings and debates inside the liberation movement on race and nonracialism to counteract this co-option and as a commitment to nonracialism not as state of being but as politics of...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... provides the best strategy for liberation. Fewer still have solicited insight from populations that—instead of mere cowardice or sheer apathy—might possess a social critique that could provide the basis for a reinvigorated post–civil rights political project. In the spirit of developing the critical stance...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
... display marked the simultaneous emergence of a newly liberating politics of attention and a newly constraining mode of social control—both of which remain key features of our contemporary landscape. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 This essay grew out of my participation in two...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Microfinance in particular foreshadows the future of finance capital, where trade in debt will require creative practices of converting hyper-risk into profit. These riskscapes are also formations of modernity. It is through encounters with poverty that the modern self is constituted. Such practices of liberal...