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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Group. The Mortality Effect: Counting the Dead in the Cancer Trial S. Lochlann Jain In its attempt to recruit patients with late-stage and meta- static renal cancer for a new trial of an experimental cancer...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 289–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Florence Jany-Catrice; Ilona Delouette; Amélie Lefebvre-Chombart; Laura Nirello Abstract This article analyzes the genesis and consolidation of the “statistical argument” (Desrosières 2008) of mortality during the pandemic. Public health data are approached from the perspective of “biopower” which...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Andrew Irving By focusing on artworks made by persons confronting their own mortality, this essay explores the relation between the exterior, visible colors of art and the interior experiences of pain and imagination, as mediated through the process of artistic production by persons living...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Sherry Millner; Ernest Larsen © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Sherry Millner and Ernest Larsen's most recent video is Some Notes on Ruins , an essay on archaeology, cinema, and mortality. Ernest Larsen's study of The Usual Suspects will be published in 2002. For information...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., abandonment, and impending mortality, he subsumes legitimate state violence under the more general heading of violence as a suspect category, an intrinsic evil. I will say more about the poem’s resources for achieving this effect, but here...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 279–288.
Published: 01 September 2023
... data. State actors and their allies mobilize and seek to legitimate social scientific knowledge to govern and to shape public perception, especially when managing sociotechnical problems ranging from endemic poverty to nuclear insecurities to differential pandemic mortality. The frequent imbalance...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 593–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Public Culture 12 : 627 -51. Harvey, David. 1978 . Class monopoly rent, finance capital and the urban revolution. Regional Studies 8 : 239 -55. Woods, Lebbeus. 1995 . Everyday war. In Mortal city , edited by Peter Lang. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. ____. 1997 . Radical...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., for example, that secularization makes possible the emancipatory realization of the tragic finitude of every single life (mortality) against the redemptive total finitude of all (rapture). Or, if you will, it underscores the infinite...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the satyagrahi’s morals to crisis, then the satyagrahi’s nonindifference, or dayabal, was constituted by his moral strength to understand the unequal’s mortality. Rather than focus on the unequal’s capabilities and constraints, nonindifference demanded openness to his plight in all its corporeal visibility...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to death, particu- larly in relation to the often radical transformations in being and belief that occur when people confront their own or someone else’s mortality. Beatriz Jaguaribe is a professor in the School of Communications at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She is the author...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... accidere , from cadĕre , meaning “to fall.” Disquietingly, cadaver shares a similar etymology: from the Latin cadāver , from cadĕre , meaning “to fall.” To die is to fall into a cadaverous state, a cadaver is a body fallen into death, to fall is to become mortal. Death is the ultimate accident. Much...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 September 1999
... self-portraits that foreground the imperfect (read mortal) human body, including John Coplans’s exhibitions of his middle-aged, hairy portliness, Hanna Wilkes’s and JoAnn Spence’s explo- rations of their aging and cancer-laden bodies...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 1999
... of disorder and sin, that is, mortality. It is in opposition to this mortality (which is produced in and at the same time acts against the body and the soul) that the act of creating comes as if to exercise its salvatory violence. Hence...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 424–427.
Published: 01 September 1999
..., “Cosmetics and Abjection: Cindy Sherman: 1977–87,” in Fetishism and Curiosity (Bloomington: Indiana University Press; London: BFI, 1996), 67. 424 that tradition is to insist that his body illustrate decrepitude and symbolize mortal The Bather...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... they are indistinguishable from one another, is unique to the Nazi state. The perception of the existence of the Other as an attempt on my life, as a mortal threat or absolute danger whose biophysical elimination would strengthen my potential to life...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... maternal mortality remains elevated despite a high concentration of health services and health personnel, women often com- plained of the aggressiveness of midwives and of their lack of respect for the par- turient’s cultural practices (Jaffre and Prual 1994: 1070–72...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that would be required of project operators. For example, operators would be required to track the physical proximity of smelt to the huge pumps in the south delta that were blamed for significant fish mortality, as measured by the “daily salvage index.” If the salvage index reached a certain threshold...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 147–152.
Published: 01 May 2022
... less intimate with mortality. Our dumbfoundedness resembles horror rather more than terror, in the wonderful distinction made by the Italian theorist, Adriana Cavarerro. The pandemic stretches on with no end in sight. Climate-related natural disasters now happen regularly. Even a bright spot...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... For her, almost everything was a matter of inquiry and exploration. As her health continued to fail her, she was more and more will- ing to confront her own mortality and to engage in an uncompromising, inner struggle against herself. By 2000, she had taken up an interest in disability criti- cism...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. The US Health Resources and Services Administration commissioned the committee to advise the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on how to reduce genetic disease – related morbidity and mortality in newborns and children...