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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Microfinance in particular foreshadows the future of finance capital, where trade in debt will require creative practices of converting hyper-risk into profit. These riskscapes are also formations of modernity. It is through encounters with poverty that the modern self is constituted. Such practices of liberal...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cotten Seiler How will the car affect China, that once “immobile empire”? US media accounts put tremendous faith in automobility as a maker of liberal political subjects as China undergoes its postsocialist transformation. But is the type of freedom offered by automobilized modernity necessarily...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 531–538.
Published: 01 September 2008
... modernity. Duke University Press 2008 DOSSIER ON RETORT’S AFFLICTED POWERS Guest Editors’ Introduction: Debating Capital, Spectacle, and Modernity Alex Jeffrey, Colin McFarlane, and Alex Vasudevan...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 551–560.
Published: 01 September 2008
... into the discussion. Duke University Press 2008 The Death Wish of Modernity and the Politics of Mimesis Cindi Katz On February 15, 2003, just before the war in Iraq com- menced in full, antiwar activists marched and demonstrated across...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the University of Miami and the author of Encompassing Others:The Magic of Modernity in Melanesia (2000). Currently they are working on a book manuscript titled “The Cultures of Circulation.” Anderson, Benedict. 1991 . Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
... particular to the height and gender of Le Corbusier’s Modulor Man, I argue that the forgotten system of measurement has much to teach us about the affective economies that underpin modernity and ongoing practices of measurement. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 gender height Le Corbusier...
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Public Culture (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Homi Bhabha Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 RAEAND TWttUMANITl€S TttE: “€NDS” OF MODERNITY? In the inaoduction to her authoritative history of The Idea @Race in Science Nancy Stepan finds herself in agreement with George W. Stocking, “that trying to...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 489–510.
Published: 01 September 1996
...C. J. W.-L. Wee Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Staging the New Asia: Singapore’s Dick Lee, Pop Music, and a Counter-modernity C. J. W.4. Wee 1n an implicit criticism of Francis...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 109–145.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Dipesh Chakrabarty Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Adda, Calcutta: Dwelling in Modernity Dipesh Chakrabarty And it is a good sign that I still enjoy adda...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Robert McCarthy Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Miniaturizing Modernity: Shahzia Sikander in Conversation with Homi K. Bhabha edited by Robert McCarthy On 8 March 1998...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Charles Taylor Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Two Theories of Modernity Charles Taylor There seem to be at large in our culture two ways of understanding the rise of T modernity. They are in effect two different takes on what makes our con...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Settler Modernity and the Quest for an Indigenous Tradition Elizabeth A. Povinelli Introducing (The Thing) In...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Michael Hanchard Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Afro-Modernity: Temporality, Politics, and the African Diaspora Michael Hanchard P eople of African descent have often been depicted as the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Shape of Modern History William H. Sewell, Jr. The profound economic crisis touched off by the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the fall of 2008 poses deep and uncomfortable questions for social analysis. The crisis has, to be sure...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2000
... worked with battered sub-Saharan immigrant women in Paris. On the Predicament of the Sign: The Modern African Woman’s Claim to Locality Fatu Kande Senghor Fatu Kande Senghor is a writer and photographer who is currently Program Specialist for the Cultural Program at the Goree Institute on...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 25–32.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... Rabinow , Paul 1989 . French Modern: Norms and Forms of the Social Environment . Cambridge, MA MIT Press. Scott , Joan 1989 . “History in Crisis? The Others' Side of the Story.” The American Historical Review . Vol 94 , No 3 , June. Stephanson , Anders 1988 . “Regarding...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 91–124.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Charles Taylor © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Charles Taylor is a professor emeritus of philosophy at McGill University. He is the author of Sources of the Self: The Making of Modern Identity (1989) and The Ethics of Authenticity (1992). Modern Social Imaginaries...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 453–476.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Amanda Weidman © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Amanda Weidman received her doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University in 2001. She is a Karnatic violinist and teaches anthropology at George Washington University. Her book Modernity's Voices: Music and Its Subjects in South India...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Text , 1998) and In the Place of Origins: Modernity and its Mediums in Northern Thailand (2000). Modernity’s Media and the End of Mediumship? On the Aesthetic Economy of Transparency in Thailand...