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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2002
... directed by Alvaro Toepke and Angel Serrano. San Francisco: California Newsreel. Videocassette. Afro-Pessimism’s Many Guises Bennetta Jules-Rosette A chille Mbembe’s brilliant exercise in Afro-pessimism, “African Modes of A Self...
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Public Culture (1 September 2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
... rights reader , edited by Micheline R. Ishay. New York: Routledge. Žižek, Slavoj. 1998 . A leftist plea for“Eurocentrism.” Critical Inquiry 24 : 989 -1009. PC 12.3-07 Mignolo v1 11/16/00 3:57 PM Page 721 The Many Faces of...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 1 A side street in Beit Hanina after a few hours of rain. Many streets have no paving or drainage system. Photograph by author. Figure 1. A side street in Beit Hanina after a few hours of rain. Many streets have no paving or drainage system. Photograph by author. More
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jo Guldi From the 1970s, international networks spanning New Delhi to the Cree tribes of Canada collaborated in experimenting with many-to-many mapping. Their work generated techniques for the participatory management of land use that preceded the creation of the many-to-many map online and, in...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Judith Farquhar Many mundane practices of city life in public in Beijing converge on public parks. Focusing on the uses, significance, and powers of the annual park pass, an inexpensive identity card that gives residents free access to the city's well-known and historic parks, I demonstrate some...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dominique Malaquais France is most cosmopolitan where it is least central. If the City of Lights is a cosmopolis, it is far less so in Saint-Germain-des-Près or the Marais than in its disenfranchised banlieues (suburbs) and many an (ex) colonies on which its language was and continues to be...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
... analysis and simulation of cities. While this campaign shares many similarities with computer-based efforts to study cities and inform urban policy during the United States’ urban crisis in the 1960s, the rise of the Internet presents new opportunities to involve citizens more actively, on a larger scale...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anthony W. Fontes Extortion is the most common of crimes in Central America today and the most despised. As a growing criminal phenomenon, it exemplifies trends prevalent across post–Cold War Latin America as well as other parts of the world. In many societies, the “democratic wave” and the triumph...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Liz Koslov Retreat, or relocating people and unbuilding land in places vulnerable to flooding and sea level rise, remains on the fringes of conversations about climate change adaptation. Yet already people throughout the world are moving away from the water en masse. Many more want to move but lack...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., rivalries, successes, and failures—reminds us of something overlooked in recent decades: that sovereignty in the past and in many areas today is complex, divided, layered, and configured on multiple founding principles and practices. This article points to the varied repertoires of power used by empires as...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... private-sector market solutions to entrenched inequality and need in the United States, this article offers insights on another way that poverty is created and sustained. Nearly six years after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, many residents are still trying to recover, while others have...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 395–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Christopher Pinney Gandhi was obliged to negotiate the central problem of Bal Gangadhar Tilak's dominance of Indian politics through the first two decades of the twentieth century and the astonishing symmetry between many of their concerns. This article explores the distance that separates Gandhi...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 199–220.
Published: 01 May 2018
... duplicating many of the practices originally developed inside Israel to the West Bank in 1967, and finally turning back inward to solidify the racialization of land within Israel. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 biospatial demography Israel/Palestine settler colonialism Not long...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ruben Andersson This article starts with an observation made by many migrants and refugees stuck at Europe’s borders: that reception and detention facilities have become a money spinner and a racket. In conversation with the extensive literature on the biopolitics of borders, the article approaches...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Brian T. Edwards Large-scale demonstrations during January and February 2011 forced the departure of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. Many Western commentators represented these events as a digital revolution, attributing authorship as much to the technologies of the digital age—particularly...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the perpetrators intend to deface the victims rather than kill them. Easily obtained and cheap, acid is thrown at women, who are disfigured, often blinded, and severely traumatized. The lives of many Bangladeshi women, deprived of free choice and independence in this way, have been destroyed...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a pragmatic issue of substandard original construction, undersupervised repairs, poor to nonexistent maintenance, and rapid shifts in policy attention is hidden to reinsert householders as the main culprits of substandard living conditions in many Aboriginal communities. A dirty literalism that sees...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of polemic and controversy, not to mention the many objections, each contradicting the previous, that continue today. It has also given rise to an abundance of profoundly rich and tremendously divergent intellectual, political, and aesthetic practices — so much so that one might earnestly ask where...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 344–350.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Girls' of Sri Lankan Modernity: Moral Orders of Nationalism and Capitalism”( Identities , summer 1999). Jeffrey A. Zimmermann is an artist in Chicago. He has painted numerous murals, many of which address Latino influences and experiences in the city. mon•ey \ ’m e -ne \ n In the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): i–iv.
Published: 01 January 1989
... come in many forms. There are diasporas by design and di- asporas by accident. There are, to borrow Albert Hirschman's terms, dias- poras of loyalty and diasporas of exit. There are also temporizing diasporas, waiting to turn into sour stories of exile or fairy tales of liberation. But whatever...