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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 557–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rita Chin A striking aspect of contemporary European debates about immigrants is the focus on the Muslim woman as the key figure through which objections to Islamic cultural difference have been articulated. This article traces how sexual politics became central to German public debates about guest...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... repressive policy toward Muslim women was unanimously embraced by the conservative majority and some left-wing leaders with so little protest. It aims at underscoring the specific phenomena that, on the basis of a new “orientalism,” contribute in France to institutionalizing a category of people on the basis...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
... political future of India. Dr. Ambedkar Pakistan or Partition of India, vii If the Muslims in India are a separate nation, then, of course, India is not a na- tion. Ibid...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Ashis Nandy This story can be read as a case study of a heartless killer sentenced to life imprisonment not for killing Muslims but for killing Gandhi because of his bias for the Muslims. Had Madanlal Pahwa not been part of the conspiracy, he would have gone scot-free. Yet that impunity was not...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mayanthi L. Fernando The politics of recognition remains a common way to articulate and adjudicate minorities’ claims, yet, as a number of scholars have argued, calling on the state for redress serves to secure the state’s sovereignty. Drawing on Muslim French activism in France, the author...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the core of banal security nationalism, characterized by its ubiquitous and taken-for-granted presence in daily life. This form of nationalism is punctuated by moments of hot nationalism that erupt in the wake of attacks perpetrated by Muslims in the United States and other Western countries. Together...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Western stereotypes about Muslims, on the one hand, and, on the other, to transmit as “preachers by proxy” correct and relevant religious knowledge to viewers when, at times, the Arab preachers they subtitle fail to do so. Translators feel authorized to contest through subtitles both external...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kabir Tambar In much of the Muslim world, secularization has proceeded through the modernizing mechanisms of the region's various states. By contrast, social movements committed to the (re)introduction of religion into public and political life have frequently functioned through appeals to the...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 583–603.
Published: 01 September 2010
... used images from a gay wedding in a speech meant to account for his skepticism about the EU. Drawing on the work of Judith Butler and Éric Fassin, the essay links these developments to a wider context of instrumentalization of sexual freedom in contemporary Europe (especially vis-à-vis Muslim...
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Public Culture (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1991 Being saved from seriousnesscf., Erving Goffman) We Muslims should be as wary of the enemy's cultural front as we are of the enemy's military front. Ali Uamenei, Friday Prayers, February...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2017
... religious difference All of this ignores the overdetermined ways that many Jewish institutions, as well as everyday Jews, must continuously negotiate their (provisional) inclusion into French national imaginaries. In other words, understanding Muslim exclusion in contemporary France and elsewhere may...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
... insulting the Jewish community and more recent references to Muslims as “the secret column of goat-fuckers.” He was fat, purposefully unkempt, antiauthoritarian, satirical, and immoderate in his language — in short, a personification of the Dutch cul- tural ethos since the 1970s. He had frequently...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 11–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
... proxim- ity engenders confrontation. Muslim migrants are uprooted, distanced from their countries of origin, and acculturated, but their reterritorialization is linked in the public imagination either with a politics of terror (the suicide bombers in the July 2005 attacks against London were...
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Public Culture (1 September 2003) 15 (3): 587–592.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Massad speaks indiscriminately of the “Arab world,” “Muslim world,” and “Arab and Muslim worlds,” he has the nerve to state: “other problems [with the use of the term Middle East] relate to the fact that the Muslim world extends beyond the ‘Middle East’ into Asia and Africa and that the ‘Middle East...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of violence, the Middle East is replete with examples, both historical and contemporary, of coexistence among Muslims, Jews, and Christians. Some anthropologists have ascribed coexistence to an ethnic division of labor or, as Carleton Coon has called it, a “mosaic,” a sit- uation where everybody...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
...Nilüfer Göle Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The Gendered Nature of the Public Sphere Nilüfer Göle I n Muslim contexts of modernity, women’s corporal visibility and citizenship Irights...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2002
...). Islam in Public: New Visibilities and New Imaginaries Nilüfer Göle slam has acquired new forms of visibility over the last two decades as it has Imade its way in the public avenues of both Muslim and European...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2006
... funda- mentalism and militancy. It has become de rigueur for leftists and liberals alike to link the fate of democracy in the Muslim world with the institutionalization of secularism — both as a political doctrine and as a political ethic. This cou- pling is now broadly echoed within the discourse...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... , B. 1993. “Growing Islamism in Kano since 1970.” In L. Brenner, ed., Muslim Ideninty and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa . Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 91 -105. Benjamin , W. 1973. Charles Baudelaire . London: Verso. Bernal , V. 1994. “Gender, Culture and...