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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)
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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
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 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 stunning amount of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... dimension of urban life. In some respects, it has long preoccupied attempts to plan, build, and govern cities. Architects and urbanists of a modernist persuasion have often sought antidotes to that which cannot be known or managed: the “model” incarnates a vision of future possibility; the “zone” separates...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... answer 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 (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 society...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 which higher education would...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bain Attwood; Dipesh Chakrabarty; Claudio Lomnitz Duke University Press 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. guest editors’ letter The Public Life of History Bain...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 refer to the role that...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 times of fear. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 South Africa’s Age of AIDS Rosalind...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 to...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 September 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 sacredness gives grounds for reflection...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 September 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 Melissa W. Wright...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 349–360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 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 century. Postmodern Culture...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 1991
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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the 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...