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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...
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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...
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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. Despite its origins in Vichy France, where Le Corbusier sought the endorsement...
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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...
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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...
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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 January 2002) 14 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Studies at 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . ESSAYS Economic Crises and the 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1991
... society anxiously awaiting outside the gate of modernization. Judging from the time of its appearance, that is, in a moment when a baniuupt ideological orthodoxy has rolled back to reassert itself with sheer force and terror, this article and its ardent call for a renewed and ever ex- plicit...
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Public Culture (1 May 2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
...” ( Social 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 331–348.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Keith Breckenridge Gandhi is conventionally viewed as a lifelong critic of Western modernity and colonial government. This essay shows that these views, which were famously expressed in Hind Swaraj , took form in his struggle against the Transvaal state between 1906 and 1908. Before that time...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Vyjayanthi Rao This article analyzes the Gandhian legacy in contemporary Indian art practices, including photography, architecture, and film, and investigates the possibilities and impasses of a specifically Gandhian modern aesthetic practice. Situating a specific set of artistic projects in...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. On Alternative Modernities Dilip Parameshwar...