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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 345–373.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Danilyn Rutherford Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Why Papua Wants Freedom: The Third Person in Contemporary Nationalism Danilyn Rutherford My discovery...
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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 (2009) 21 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Shameem Black This essay evaluates the contribution that sentimentality might make to cosmopolitan practices in contemporary life. In particular, it considers how the legacy of feminized sentimental fiction informs twenty-first-century rhetoric on the Internet. The essay examines how the person...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Gabriel Gatti Building on conclusions drawn from research conducted in Latin America and Europe, this text develops an argument in two movements. In the first movement, it traces the genealogy of the international circulation of the categories disappeared and forced disappearance of persons...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 185–192.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sharrona Pearl; Dana Polan This afterword traces how the varied essays in this issue offer new theorizations of celebrity, extend the analysis of celebrity to new channels for its dissemination, and expand on the very kinds of personalities who are—or who in the electronic age can suddenly become...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Guobin Yang; Adetobi Moses Abstract From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, ordinary people around the world have been documenting their experiences in diverse media forms, giving rise to a public culture of pandemic storytelling. This public culture, however, can be transitory. Personal...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 375–386.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Howard S. Becker Disasters highlight the way societies allocate resources for expected troubles, a more variable process than it might appear. Similar processes occur in the formation of collections, both personal ones such as books and shoes and the more general ones that characterize societies...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... been discriminatory in terms of the types of person and forms of conviction that it seeks to protect. If the claim that we have a conscience and the forms that it is said to take are embedded in specific histories, so too are the issues upon which conscience is thought to focus. For eighteenth...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Mariana Valverde This essay is a personal reflection on the absence of the Spanish civil war refugees from the cultured public's collective memory of the place where Walter Benjamin died. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Figure 1  Bill for Benjamin’s casket. Municipality of Port...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the public activism of many whose forms of political communication are usually ignored, or even denounced as passive. But a more generous definition of the political, one that does not presume liberal democracy as its natural setting or emancipation as its aim, can show how even compliance and personal...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to it. Yet they represent the last category of persons formally to be disallowed political agency, suggesting it is their very unfreedom that allows children to exercise power. Does their mobilization in contemporary politics signal the limits of its realm? Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 451–456.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nicholas Mirzoeff A personal account of why a New York University professor is engaged with Occupy Wall Street. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 forum Why I Occupy Nicholas...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... infrastructure that lurks behind every stroke of a keyboard and swipe of a touch screen. Developing a framework for “cyberenvironmentalism,” she shows that the cloud’s footprint extends beyond corporate-owned data centers and high-speed networks to include small-scale, personal habits driven by values...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
... disciplinary settings; it can address sustained needs for knowledge and hopes for personal betterment by introducing a unique style of pedagogy based on both academic credentials and moral superiority. 2014 The people were seduced by corruption and did not listen to the “advice of the wise ones...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Carrie Tirado Bramen Despite a penchant for nastiness, Donald Trump insists that he is a “nice person.” This political moment invites us to interrogate a concept that has been overlooked as superficial and vapid, as clichéd as the phrase “Have a nice day.” Trump’s fixation with niceness...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 261–275.
Published: 01 May 2021
... issues with this category. Childhood memories illuminate an individual's assessment of their own experience, regardless of whether it conforms to widespread normative expectations about childhood; it can also suggest biographical periodizations that are more relevant to a person's life than prevalent age...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 417–430.
Published: 01 September 2023
... that embraces local vernaculars, the multiplicity of objectives, the responsibilities that come with producing persons, and the potential of instigating rather than circumventing political contestation. To clarify the stakes, it draws on the key evolutionary idea of niche construction, contrasting the thin...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 September 2001
....” Wolf Wolfensberger, The Principles of Normalization in Human Services When speaking of a person labeled “profoundly mentally retarded” emphasize “profound.” David Hingsburger, First...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
... are not family members” because there is “no necessary connection between loving a parent, sibling, or spouse and providing such help.” Although I feel personally untroubled by using “care” to cover both situations, and although our arrangements suit George and me for the moment, her point is well taken...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of better representing the consciousness of the character, though the reader still relies on that third-person middleman to tell the story” (Gingerich 2012 : 1). Linguistically, it contrasts with direct and indirect discourse, standard ways of representing the speech and thoughts of other person; it has...