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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the surreal in the everyday is required to unpack the means and the methods through which such maneuvers are made. PHOTO-ESSAY This Is Not a Pipe: The Treacheries of Indigenous Housing Tess...
Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the distribution of water through pipes and that threatens broader power arrangements. 6 To be sure, the city’s more politicized housing movements have historically focused on the city center, with the exception of the Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST). Many other ad hoc groups are widely accused of being led...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
... for a normal person to understand,” Haresh, a charismatic water engineer, told me in late 2007, as I spoke with him about Mumbai’s water system and its ongoing privatization initiative. He suggested that attempts to measure the quantities of water flowing through city pipes were always compromised. He...
Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the earth’s water is increasingly metabolized through the pipes, channels, and sewers of urban areas (and, of course, through the bodies of the people who live in them). With urban residents largely unable to provide for their own water needs...
Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 367–379.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as a requirement for building the Alaska pipe. In cli- ent reports and public statements, Andrew Halgrave, Cambridge Energy’s top advisory director, predicted that natural gas prices would rise substantially over the next years and that a fundamental...
Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 385–396.
Published: 01 May 2020
...”—like “biscotti.” Niebuhr named Patterns in Comparative Religion as Eliade’s magnum opus, and I hadn’t bought the book yet. I was too distracted by the professors. Niebuhr would look out the window, put his pipe in his pocket, then pull it out and light it. You could smoke in lecture halls...
Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Faultless was 3,200 feet underground. The only visual artifact remain- ing at the surface is an 88-inch diameter steel pipe protruding about nine feet above the ground-the remains of the drill rig that bored the emplacement hole (U.S. Atomic Energy...
Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 145–153.
Published: 01 January 1990
.... Nuclear fleas are somewhat dangerous. It’s a fuel fragment, part of the fuel-the actual nuclear fuel- that has made its way through the piping, or whatever nefarious paths it can find. The saving grace is that they’re very, very easy to detect. But I wouldn’t want to take one home. I wouldn’t...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 481–492.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the hard work people have to do, as pipe fitters in petrochemical plants dealing with toxic chemicals. HS: Your comment just now made me think about the time I spent with a militia group that patrols the United States–Mexico border. They were Tea Party enthusiasts. And one of the things that your...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 79–100.
Published: 01 January 2014
... rods into gigantic vats of boiling nitric acid, and the stuff is then passed through pipes and filters and ends up in these fifty million-gallon tanks at the Savannah River Site. I think that visualization is important to our having the possibility of national political conversations about what...
Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 501–528.
Published: 01 May 2000
... person; at this stage, the value of each hollowed pipe is about $15. As the product makes its way to the consumer, the price may be radically increased ($50, $100, $200). This price addition is replicated across product categories...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was spectacular. Assembled beneath a canopy of glass twelve stories high, the congregation bathed in light. From a pink marble pulpit the now celebrity Schuller sermonized while a professional orchestra, an expert choir, and the ﬁfth- largest pipe...
Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 393–407.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., however, does not evaporate the expendable life-times. They seep and secrete back in through urban passages (Raqs Media Collective 2010 ), swelling cities beyond their limits along the way. These passages are not given, but constellated in different mediums: films, theaters, texts, objects, pipes, roads...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 573–605.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-steel pipes, in which spectators seem to agree to recognize the horns of the mythic bovine abductor of the maiden Europa. In which constellation of pipes we are to identify the abductee is, to my mind, already harder to discern. But in light of our observations here, one may notice that from...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 379–392.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and electrical systems, and pipes to conduct the smoke from Franklin stoves out of the building in the winter. (As of a few years ago, I later found out, the public library wasn’t actually using those Franklin stoves in the winter. The staff were paid so little that they sensibly divided among themselves...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 377–388.
Published: 01 May 1996
... takes us a full day. We never stop for more than half an hour. The drivers take turns at the wheel, sleeping in a makeshift niche in the food storage area in the back of the bus, next to the exhaust pipe, shut and locked from the outside. When we stop, the driver goes to free his partner. I...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of household safe piped water. Thus, there is a pressing need for effective and affordable options for obtaining safe drinking water at home. Point- of- use (POU) treatment is an alternative approach, which can accelerate the health gains...
Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 January 2005
... in vain within Simone’s compelling text for some semblance of the pipes, conduits, and cables (a “regularity” as he puts it) built for and by the poor. None of this is to deny that what he has described could not be read as a sphere of superﬂ...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to detach that portion of various human actants that characterizes their shifting and temporary participation in housing-related assemblages, in which the materialities they mediate also involve nonhuman mediants and actants, such as cameras, billboards, cash, cement, construction equipment, water pipes...
Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1991
... in the journal Reading [Dushuf ,February 1985. * Ding Zhenhai and Li Bun, “A Brief Essay on Several Examinations of the Law of Development of Literature in Recent Years,” Literary Theory and Criticism [Wenyi Lilm yu Piping], 1986, no. 1. Quoted in Yan Zhaozhu, 202. Lin Xinzhai, “Literary Theory...