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Published: 01 May 2021
figure 3 Everyday labor at a China Mall. Image courtesy of Mark Lewis. More
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Image. New York: St. Martin's Press, 36 -47. Dickens , Peter . 1992. Global Shift: The Internationalization of Economic Activity. New York and London: Guilford Press. Dyson , Michael Eric . 1993. “X Marks the Plots: A Critical Reading of Malcolm's Readers.” Social Text 35 : 25...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 1999
... and Schuster. Vancil , Mark , ed. 1995 . I'm back! More rare air . San Francisco: HarperCollins. Vanderbilt , Tom . 1998 . The sneaker book: Anatomy of an industry and an icon . New York: The New Press. Virilio , Paul . 1991 . The aesthetics of disappearance . New York: Semiotext(e...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... Taken together, these essays raise new questions about violence and redemp- tion, social justice and optimism. What does it mean to imagine a better future in a present marked by violence and suffering? Is such an imagination necessar- ily redemptive? Are redemptive imaginations necessarily deceptive...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 507–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Mark Gevisser © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Mark Gevisser is a journalist, biographer, consultant, and filmmaker who has written extensively for publications both in South Africa and abroad. His books include Portraits of Power: Profiles in a Changing South Africa (1996...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 349–355.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Mark Jackson Duke University Press 2007 “Unfinished Saraswati with Plastic Bag” and Other Photos Mark Jackson Figure 1  Building site, Kasaba Public Culture 19:2  doi 10.1215/08992363-2006-040 Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Gloria Diaz; Gabrielle Cabrera; Carla Moore; Laura Yakas In this article the authors address critical concerns about what is missing from discussions about diversity in higher education. Reflecting on their experiences as women marked as “diverse” subjects, the authors identify the nuance...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Teresa P. R. Caldeira A series of interventions by young men are transforming public spaces in São Paulo, Brazil, and articulating anew the profound social inequalities that have always marked them. The new urban practices include graffiti, pixação (São Paulo’s style of tagging), and new modes...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
... are interested in locating translational research in a conjuncture that is marked, on the one hand, by a “postgenomic” moment in the life sciences and, on the other, by the capitalization of biomedicine. We argue that knowledge should be considered in terms of its mobility, rather than simply in terms of its...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ken Seigneurie This essay examines the cultural politics of the Lebanese Independence Uprising of spring 2005. I argue that representations produced during the uprising reveal a rhetoric of resistance to the kind of military coercion and legitimating discourses that mark contemporary history...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 511–516.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gabriella Coleman This article examines some of the attributes that mark geek and hacker politics as distinct from other domains of digitally based activism and offers an introductory framework to assess their political significance. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 ...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
... obscured by the commodity form. As an attempt to transform complicitous consumption into ethical consumerism, an emergent discourse of postconsumerism privileges commodities that dare tell their stories. Postconsumerism offers the promise of helping the poor or saving the planet by buying things; it marks...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of 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. This essay grew out of my participation in two communities: the University of California Humanities...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy The start of the new millennium has been marked by what may be understood as bottom billion capitalism, an ensemble of practices meant to assimilate the world’s billion or so extreme poor into global circulations of finance. Using the case of microfinance, this essay examines the techno...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath...
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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2023
... was in some ways unexceptional, both in Sierra Leonean politics and in the postcolonial response to urban crime. And yet it marked a subtle shift in both Sierra Leonean electoral politics and in the way such vigilante justice in African cities is interpreted. Contrasting the ethnographic elements...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... seen a massive expansion of the national security state, marks a continuity of Cold War emotion management and national security affect. Employing Michael Billig’s concepts of “hot” and “banal” nationalism, the article contends that the nationwide “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign forms...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 289–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... generates vagueness and uncertainty, but also weak and fragile data, in a period nevertheless marked by the centralization of power. The fragility of mortality data is mirrored by the fragility of the nursing home as institution — an expression of numerous fallibilities, in particular economic (lack...
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Published: 01 January 2018
-Circuiting during Tests of Lamps . Photographer: unknown. OWI, 1942? [question mark in archive], Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, call no. LC-USE6-D-010675 [P&P]. More