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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 5 The six in-house pledges of MTV’s Sorority Life (season 1) Figure 5. The six in-house pledges of MTV’s Sorority Life (season 1) More
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 20 Centre for Alternative Technology, “Life Cycles,” 1974. Redrawn by Stinson Lenz, 2015 Figure 20. Centre for Alternative Technology, “Life Cycles,” 1974. Redrawn by Stinson Lenz, 2015 More
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157-184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... California Press . Fassin Didier . 2007 . Humanitarianism as a politics of life . Public Culture 19 , no. 1 : 499 – 520 . ———. 2009 . Another politics of life is possible . Theory, Culture and Society 26 , no. 1 : 44 – 60 . Fassin Didier Mariella Pandolfi , eds. 2010...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 197-219.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., autobiographical writings, translated by Edmund Jephcott. New York: Schocken Books. Berlant, Lauren. 1997. The queen of America goes to Washington City: Essays on sex and citizenship. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Biehl, João. 2001. Vita: Life in a zone of social abandonment. Social Text, no. 68: 131...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501-528.
Published: 01 September 2014
... before, but look at us now.” Outside Moscow, the world of plenitude that many hope to find in the post-Soviet era is perhaps no more in evidence than in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Long celebrated by local elites as a center of cosmopolitan life in the Caucasus region, the city has undergone a...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281-304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... could be more precarious, more uncertain, than such a city, where systems of sustenance and livelihood hang by a thread and the simplest journey might send one plummeting into the void? But here’s the twist: “Suspended over the abyss, the life of Octavia’s inhabitants is less uncertain than in other...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593-616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to collective anxieties over the terms of everyday survival and the difficulty of determining just who is in charge. This essay is an ethnography of extorted life, mapping the expanding geographies of extortion in postwar Guatemala to illuminate how this cold-blooded business organizes life at the...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 1-23.
Published: 01 January 1991
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 221-243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... objectivity, and also a reframed conception of science, might involve as practiced in the lab, the classroom, and social life more generally. When C. P. Snow (1998) gave his 1959 lecture on “the two cultures” of the sciences and the humanities, he hardly could have predicted the “marketplace” under...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 393-412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... bildungsroman, a life narrative in which the protagonist, often the narrator, who is at first socially and psychologically alienated becomes “incorporated” into society. That is to say, the heroine (the protagonist of the postcolonial novel is very often a woman) becomes socialized into the conventions of her...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 499-520.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Didier Fassin Duke University Press 2007 Translated by Rachel Gomme POLITICS OF LIFE Humanitarianism as a Politics of Life Didier Fassin Finally, this idea of man’s...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 1-4.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Public Life of History Bain Attwood, Dipesh Chakrabarty, and Claudio Lomnitz In September 2005, Bain Attwood and Dipesh Chakrabarty convened a group of historians at the Australian National University to discuss the productive effects...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 143-168.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Dipesh Chakrabarty Duke University Press 2008 The Public Life of History: An Argument out of India Dipesh Chakrabarty I should explain at the outset that by the expression “public life of history,” I do not...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 405-410.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Letter: Whose Fears? Which Life? What Security? Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar These are difficult times, often characterized as...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 199-231.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 spirit of capitalism Rush/Panic/Rush: Speculations on the Value of Life and Death in...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107-146.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Elsa Barkley Brown Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Negotiating and Transforming the Public Sphere: African American Political Life in the Transition from Slavery...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 453-473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... 13 ( 3 ): 114 -31. Wright , Melissa W. Forthcoming. Desire and the prosthetics of supervision. Cultural Anthropology . The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Maquiladoras...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 349-360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... currently completing a book titled The Private Life of Public Culture . Anya E. Liftig is a freelance photographer for the New York Times . Her work has been widely published. She grew up in suburban New York and East Kentucky. Beller, Jonathan. 1994 . Cinema, capital of the twentieth...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 269-274.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Faisal Devji Unlike the pacifists and humanitarians with whom he is routinely associated, Gandhi was critical of human rights as a legal and political project. Indeed, he attributed modern violence precisely to the fact that life had become an absolute value, something that could therefore be...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139-160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... course of his life has been shaped in no small part by his own decisions. This is precisely because circumstances have unmoored him from the sorts of firm and enduring institutions that shape human trajectories. Herein lies the paradox: a forced migrant’s life is often radically decisional. The argument...