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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 387–399.
Published: 01 September 2013
... radio, film, and television’s place as more visible and trafficked sites of academic labor. Such swings in scholarship may be influenced by academic fashion, and there are few things one rejects as unhesitatingly as yesterday’s fads. But there is more than fashion at work here. McLuhan argued that...
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Public Culture (1 September 1998) 10 (3): 515–528.
Published: 01 September 1998
... , and James Ferguson. 1997. Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Hoole , Rajan , Daya Somasundaram, K. Sritharan, and Rajini Thiranagama. 1990. The Broken Palmyra: The Tamil Crisis in Sri Lanka. Claremont, CA: Sri Lankan Studies...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 237–263.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Setrag Manoukian Through a discussion of crowds and audio-vision in post-election Iran, the essay places the relationship between experience and politics at the center of current events in the country and analyzes the powerful but dispersed combination of crowds, images, sounds, voices, bodies and...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 129.
Published: 01 January 1989
...T. N. Madan Copyright © 1989-90 by Duke University Press 1989 OBSERVATIONS AND COMMENTS Eyeless in the Market Place T. N. Madan Institute For Economic Growth University of Delhi On the morning of Saturday, 30 June, while on a short visit to the USA, I stumbled upon a...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... al-Zayat , Latifa . 1992 . Israeli Idealization in the Serial Ra'fat al-Haggan.” (In Arabic.) Al-Muwajaha , notebook 3 : 26 . Finding a Place for Islam: Egyptian Television Serials and the National Interest...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Rodney Place © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Rodney Place is an artist living and working in Johannesburg and Warsaw. He has exhibited internationally, concentrating on large multimedia projects that engage conditions of urbanism. RETREKS (1999-2002)explored emerging...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 139–154.
Published: 01 January 2001
... No Easy Places: At This Moment in Vienna . . . Renée Green hat follows is an excerpt of a May 1999 conversation between the WWphilosopher Michael Eng and myself in the wake of my...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... imposed. Here an extraordinary brassage is at work—a mix and, at times, a linking of arms, a wealth of commentary and engaged political analysis—that speaks, as few words can, to the tangible reality of postcolonial France. Nowhere is this as evident as in the explosion of artistic activity taking place...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... visualizations of performative environmental protests that took place in June 2012 against the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil. It claims that these visualizations are governed by a particular ontology that has its origins in the military and colonial activity of turning landscapes, and environments in general, into...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Palestinian efforts to strengthen sumud (steadfastness), I develop the concept of stasis as the ability to remain in place. Researchers have rightly pointed to restrictions on Palestinians’ movements, but greater attention should be paid to attempts to limit stasis, both within and beyond the West Bank. The...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
... these respatializations on New Orleans as a place. The images in the essay provide a textured look at the way political economies can be visualized not only geographically but also as part of the ordinary experience of everyday life in a city still and always posited as “recovering” from hurricanes and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Ilana Feldman This essay explores the vexing question of humanitarian purpose. It specifically considers the challenge of defining and pursuing this purpose in the context of long-term humanitarian interventions, when the clarity of saving lives from immediate danger recedes from its central place...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
... eventfulness of urban public space that the politics of place are always fleeting, hidden, and never reducible to human sociality alone. True to the frequently changing moods of public space, this “another story” lasted only for the duration of the emergency. Once the man left, the coach returned to its...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 161–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
... histories using the dating system of that place or object. It then suggests that we invert the relation between stasis and mobility so that we do not unwittingly use anachronistic categories and considers how historians, by forgoing chronology, can be more precise and complex about questions of change...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of intense anxiety concerning the status of the heterosexual family and the place of the stranger within the nation. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 The two cases I discuss below involve legal reversals, moments when state actors withdrew legal recognition they had previously...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Liz Koslov Retreat, or relocating people and unbuilding land in places vulnerable to flooding and sea level rise, remains on the fringes of conversations about climate change adaptation. Yet already people throughout the world are moving away from the water en masse. Many more want to move but lack...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
... evaluate the rationality of the economic participants whose activities compose this reflexive device. Reading the financial future places affect at the center of calculation. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 affecting the market...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
...William H. Sewell, Jr. Inspired by the current world economic crisis, this article attempts to assess the place of economic crises in the longer history of capitalism. Combining perspectives from Karl Marx, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Hyman Minsky, and Giovanni Arrighi, the article moves from crises to...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the very constitution of the popular. Daily rituals around the Coca Cola logo (placing empty plastic pots as mute witness to water scarcity) became critical to the formation of such a front against the corporate giant. I argue such performances are the norm these days in our highly media-saturated...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... departure contemporary scholars such as Aernout Zevenbergen, who ask what it means to be a man today, this article draws on the work of Slavoj Žižek and Gandhi to ask what place reflection — or, less ambitiously, learning — has in young people's sense of manliness. Copyright 2011 by Duke University...