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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1 Play-by-play event data in an online poker chat log (created by author) More
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...,” empty villages standing strange and serious, pakka (built) road, kaccha (unfinished) trail, brushland, heath, pasture, scrabbled earth where the ground was always in a state of play. 1 Once, standing on a riverbank where we had come to drink in the scenery, a friend casually pointed a stone’s...
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Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 2 AEC visitors play on the Humvee truck simulator. Source: Department of Defense photo by Carrie McLeroy More
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Published: 01 September 2022
figure 3 Passages of play. Screenshots from films by SVJ Boyzz, 2013 and 2014. More
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 239–259.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the “as if.” Ambiguously positioned between fun and education, playful methods of preparedness command attention from children and adults—what I call “attentive play”—as they frame and reframe the games to figure out, “Is this play?” Ultimately, the article shows that attentive play buys time for the state to temporarily...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 Mehmet plays backgammon with his boss at the barbershop. More
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 393–407.
Published: 01 September 2022
...figure 3 Passages of play. Screenshots from films by SVJ Boyzz, 2013 and 2014. ...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Figure 1 Play-by-play event data in an online poker chat log (created by author) ...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 421–443.
Published: 01 May 2012
... conceptual framework and how it has played out, or failed to play out, in the sociological discipline. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 INTERVIEW Howard S. Becker Interviewed by Harvey...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 191–206.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and irreverence are coupled with deep conviction and (sometimes deadly) serious action. Writing as a multidisciplinary collective, the authors have witnessed irony playing a crucial role in diverse social movements — from BlackLivesMatter activists in Ghana, to post‐crash political imaginaries in Greece...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 371–392.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Patrick Eisenlohr Abstract In Mumbai the sonic dimensions of place‐making and religious life are deeply connected to the right to the city. For Twelver Shi‘i Muslims, who are marginal to both the city and the nation, public religious rituals and processions have long played very important roles...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...? What is the difference between the photographic and the cinematic approaches to recording the construction of such a wall? What role does the vigilant photographer play in insisting on returning to the same locations over and over again? Such questions lead to larger moral, political, and social...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 233–254.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of racialized and degrading labor, they play with their uniformed hypervisibility, catcall white men on city streets, and temporarily unsettle normative expectations of womanhood. With this disruptive power of workplace intimacy, street sweepers use humor and play to create collective pleasure for themselves...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., the ordering of sex and sexuality, and the circulation of forms, imaginaries, goods, ideas, and people) played such decisive roles in this process of human collision and entanglement, it is logical that postcolonial studies has made them the privileged objects of its inquiry. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 221–226.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Harel Shapira Calvin Mitchell is a gun-loving conservative black man who hates when people “play the race card.” And yet as he tries to participate in the gun world, he is constantly confronted with racism. How is Calvin to maintain his love for guns and conservative beliefs, all the while...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tobias Kelly The category of conscience has played a key role in the history of human rights. However, since a high point in the decades after the Second World War, much of the human rights movement appears to have become relatively less interested in the issue. Instead, claims of conscience have...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Liam Kennedy As perpetual wars of terror and securitization dislocate relations between domestic and foreign affairs, visual news media are shaping perceptions of the forms of violence—shock and awe, collateral damage—that attend these wars. This essay considers the role that photography is playing...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 509–534.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as descendent of Rome and heir to its imperial destiny. The gardens were made an immersive environment of classically inspired art, architecture, and engineering in which visitors could experience France’s Roman heritage and courtiers could act out the classical legacy in plays and ballets. The pleasure...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and plays a role in shaping cross-border migrant politics and activism through what the essay explores as the “aesthetics of allá.” 2015 DJs immigration music US-Mexico border Art is irreducible to land, to the people, to the moment that produces it; nevertheless, it’s inseparable from...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bishnupriya Ghosh The essay analyzes a 2002 anti-Coca Cola struggle in Plachimada, a village in South India, that mushroomed into a coalition of demands on resource extraction, health, and regulated foreign investments by 2004. The primary focus is on the expressive play with symbols necessary...