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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 387–399.
Published: 01 September 2013
... world-historical problems of decolonization and industrialization, helping to guide American economic aid and military intervention in postcolonial regions” ( Gilman 2003 : 3). Modernization expressed anxiety about the United State’s place in the Cold War era as well as confidence that with economic...
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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 September 1998) 10 (3): 515–528.
Published: 01 September 1998
... 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 Institute...
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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 Lila...
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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 prolonged...
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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 Johannesburg through...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 139–154.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 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 exhibition...
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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 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
... distrust. A bitter pill: they endured the containment zone, but their experiences of it rendered the testimonies of their experiences unstable. As they were made mute, the forensic experts were called in to make objects speak. 2017 drone embodiment place space testimony Every story is a travel story...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... essay places such corporate pedagogies of the postracial human within a longer history of Christian mission. It is written as a proof for why cultural critics’ locutions of religion and the secular require greater precision, especially as they interpret regimes of race within contemporary capitalism...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
... commute involves a variety of barriers both physical and psychological. Ultimately, the family has come to feel like strangers in the very city they call home, or perhaps it is the city that has been transformed into a place they can no longer recognize. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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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 China-Taiwan marriage heterosexuality intimacy law transgender marriage This article examines the contested legal field of intimate...
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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 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 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 Bou...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... specialized cadre of ministers to apply their therapeutic skills to gangs. Relying on the promise of self-esteem, these ministers have placed the problem of MS-13 in the soul rather than on the streets, training an increasing number of eyes on atrophied wills that only the saving grace of Jesus Christ can...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... place, as did Gandhi himself. The borderlines between faiths once again became porous for Pahwa. His unflinching loyalty to Hindutva, however, failed to defend him from the vernacular Hinduism and Islam of his ancestral village. He could disown neither his ideology nor Pakpattan. Copyright 2010 by Duke...
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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 Press...
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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...