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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 27–38.
Published: 01 January 2008
...George Chauncey Duke University Press 2008 the public life of history How History Mattered: Sodomy Law and Marriage Reform in the United States George Chauncey...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Judith Surkis This essay situates a recent French marriage annulment scandal in the context of debates about Islam, gender, and immigration; the relationship between the secularism of French law and Catholic marriage law; and the history of Muslim law under French colonial rule. Copyright 2010 by...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Eric Fassin PC 13.2-03 Fassin 5/3/01 11:16 AM Page 215 Same Sex, Different Politics: “Gay Marriage” Debates in France and the United States...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sara L. Friedman This article examines the power of law to constitute which intimacies are deemed legitimate for a larger project of national reproduction. It focuses on two contested marriage cases in Taiwan that involved a transnational union and a transgender marriage. The article introduces the...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 185–213.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Maayan Amir In Eichmann in Jerusalem , Hannah Arendt illustrates the “lesser of two evils” principle by relating the peculiar story of a state archive of photographs of women in swimwear. During the Nazi period, she writes, to receive a marriage license Czech women applying to marry German soldiers...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pallavi Govindnathan This essay defines the spread of acid attacks in South Asia and other regions, where disputes over land, inheritances, dowries, and declined marriage proposals often arouse greed and jealousy and lead to violence. Acid attacks are profoundly vicious crimes, the more so because...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 344–350.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Irene Stengs, Hylton White, Caitrin Lynch, and Jeffrey A. Zimmermann bride•wealth \ ’brıd-welth \ n Using money to purchase cattle, or even to stand for them in the context of bridewealth exchange, made it possible for marriage to proceed in the southern African countryside despite the collapse...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 1993
... dramas of love and marriage, wealth and poverty, law and...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., N.Y.: Barron's. Giti and Anu. 1993 . Inventing tradition: The marriage of Urmila and Leela. In Lotus of another color , edited by Rakesh Ratti. Boston: Alyson. Gölz, Sabine. 1998 . The split scene of reading: Nietzsche/Derrida/Kafka/Bachman . Atlantic Highlands,N.J.: Humanities. Gopinath...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
....” The issue’s first research article shifts focus to Taiwan and from war to love, as Sara L. Friedman demonstrates how citizenship is produced through a very different type of civic commitment: the bond of marriage. Friedman examines how marriage is challenged in Taiwan by two different phenomena...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 January 2002
... analysis . Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Fassin, Eric. 2001 . Same sex, different politics:“Gay marriage” debates in France and the United States. Public Culture 13 : 215 -23. Fison, Lorimer, and A. W. Howitt. 1991 . Kamilaroi and Kurnai: Group-marriage and relationship, and...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 511–532.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and had borne a child. On account of the long period over which I maintained my connection with the families in this network, I was able to follow the course of her marriage, motherhood, and the untimely death of her husband. As with other...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2008
... is the author of Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890 –1940 (1994) and Why Marriage? The History Shaping Today’s Debate over Gay Equality (2004). Faisal Devji is associate professor of...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 491–512.
Published: 01 September 2020
... iconic pair standing for black respectability, heteronormative marriage, and nuclear family as their son is publicly painted as a marijuana-smoking menace, whereas McSpadden (and her son) dangerously hover near Moynihan Report – era stereotypes of poor urban black motherhood. Hence both women (and their...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., the debate about same-sex marriage that took place between the Hawaii Supreme Court decision of 1993 and the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 also shows that sexual politics was not just about sex any longer; in fact, the controversy con...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., Museums, and the Mexican State. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Corvino, John, and Maggie Gallagher. 2012. Debating Same-­Sex Marriage. New York: Oxford University Press. Deery, June. 2012. Consuming Reality: The Commercialization of Factual Enter- tainment. New York: Palgrave Macmillan...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 277–279.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 278 students; the Islamic instruction of secular publics by a religious leader; snapshot and public discussion of a celebrated “religious” marriage scandal. • Case studies from Iran on women in the public sphere; and women’s periodicals. • Case studies from France and Germany on...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Disgust, and Mod- ern Life. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Constable, Nicole, ed. 2005. Cross-Border Marriages: Gender and Mobility in Transnational Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Public Culture 17(3): 515–17 Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 January 2006
... published Liberté, égalité, sexualités: Actualité politique des questions sexuelles (2nd edi- tion, 2004) and L’inversion de la question homosexuelle (2005); he is at work on a book on gay marriage titled Same Sex, Different Politics...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 May 2007
...?) (coedited with Didier Fassin, 2006). He is (still) preparing a comparative essay on gay marriage: “Same Sex, Different Politics.” Scott Herring is an assistant professor of English and women’s studies at Penn State University. His book Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing...