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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 7 Fake sign by Two-Tailed Dog Party for Hungarian State Railways. Photograph by Virág Molnár Figure 7. Fake sign by Two-Tailed Dog Party for Hungarian State Railways. Photograph by Virág Molnár More
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 453–463.
Published: 01 September 2020
... major US political parties have been focused on somehow rehabilitating neoliberalism rather than breaking with it. In the wake of Trump’s inauguration, this attempt to restore neoliberalism has reached farcical levels, as both parties are seduced by conspiracy theories that implicitly concede that the...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... elegiac transformation of intimidation into ethical and national consciousness provides a spiritual node around which a renewed sense of national identity can accrete. To cast into relief this claim, the essay also analyzes the dominant cultural rhetorics of the Syrian regime and Lebanese Hezbollah (Party...
Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 5 A group of young men walking the neighborhood bring a giant flag to Mehmet before moving on to the next conscription party. Figure 5. A group of young men walking the neighborhood bring a giant flag to Mehmet before moving on to the next conscription party. More
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
... regime was headed by the Justice and Development Party (JDP), which Kemalist secularists often consider in the political lineage of previously banned Islamist parties.2 In 2002 the JDP had achieved a parliamentary majority in national...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 1995
...: Aldershot. Hannerz , U. 1989 . “Notes on the Global Ecumene.” Public Culture 1 ( 2 ): 66 -75. Kalaycioğlu , E. 1994 . “Elections and Party Preferences in Turkey: Changes and Continuities in the 1990s.” Comparative Political Studies 27 ( 3 ): 402 -424. Leitner , G. 1983...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Fortuyn’s family and the party leaders of the List Pim Fortuyn (LPF), decided to go on with the elections that on May 15 produced an unprecedented loss for the ruling Labor Party and a huge victory for the List Pim Fortuyn. His friends brought Fortuyn’s ashes to his holiday villa in Italy, and the...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 186–194.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Solzman Above: Alderwoman Dorothy Tillman (left) at a party. Checkerboard Blues Lounge, Chicago, 1994. :. . Left: Carl Weatherby with student in B Blues in Schools Program. Chicago. a-r...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 287–294.
Published: 01 May 2003
... others, during the Hollywood strike of 1946–47; and that I applied for membership in the Communist Party (2 November 1948). The agents queried my students about what I lectured on; described a mural I created for the Mine, Mill, and Smelters...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that delimit the nature of a democratic regime: the chief executive and legislature must both be elected in a multi-party system in which alternation in office via elections is observable. Alternation in office is “prima facie evidence” of such contestation, which requires “ex-ante uncertainty...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 175–196.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Egypt. Egypt’s political system has reached a dead end in the early twenty-first cen- tury. The opposition political parties are locked in their headquarters, unable to communicate with the public. Virtually acquiescing to the siege of an arsenal of restrictive laws, these political parties have...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 January 1993
... later, I read Aijaz Ahmad's In Theory. Of course, Ahmad shows no sympathy for Stalin, but his book reminds one of the strength of a rather isolated Indian communism, whether in the form of the Communist party of India or its offshoot, the Communist party of India (Marxist), or the Maoist...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 265–269.
Published: 01 May 2006
...) negotiations, among unknown parties with undisclosed private agen- das, ended up being trumpeted as a “national agreement.” The announcement was made by an assorted collection of three hundred celebrities — football players, movie stars, pop singers, writers, Catholic bishops — who were led by the rich...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
... university students, unemployed youth, members of political parties) that violently shook the Senegalese political scene at the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s. During this period youth marked their territory, painting the...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 September 1997
..., and politicians are often put in post before a colony achieves independence, not that Hong Kong is getting that.) Patten had become in the 1970s a Conservative M.P., associated with Edward Heath and the Heath side of the party. Heath as Conservative prime minister in the early 1970s had...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 199–208.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Srebrenica in a project initiated by outsiders. I know that Sampson himself has been most active as a listener working for Danish and Scan- dinavian nongovernmental-organization democracy projects in the Balkans, and I look forward to learning from his experiences as a “third party” in rebuilding public...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 January 2004
... countryside were politically affiliated with one of the two political parties. This bipartisan polarization coincided with and reinforced the social isolation of rural communities. Internal division was fomented by inflammatory speeches from heads of state, politicians, village priests, electoral bosses...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 445–451.
Published: 01 September 2006
... governed. In August 2005, the coalition government led by the Congress Party passed the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), which guarantees employ- ment to every household for a minimum of one hundred days a year and thereby tries to ensure basic subsistence to the poorest of the...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Ashforth On the night of December 29, 2007, Kenya seemed poised for that rarest of achievements in Africa, a peaceful handover of power to an opposition party in a democratic election. The opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) had defeated the Party of National Unity...