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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 Ryan Conrad discussing the politics of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell at Carlos Motta’s We Who Feel Differently installation at the New Museum, New York (2012) Figure 6. Ryan Conrad discussing the politics of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell at Carlos Motta’s We Who Feel Differently installation at the More
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 them…. The work...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., both frames neglect the economic sphere. This article addresses this silence in the context of black politics. Specifically, we argue that a neoliberal racial order has emerged and that analyses of black politics must attend to the way racial divisions have become magnified in economic policies and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
... scarcity. It revitalizes, in a socioecological and crisis-sensitive form, Manuel Castells’s concept of collective consumption politics, with a focus on housing and land use. The question is how acute crises and longstanding socioecological struggles interact, from above and below. In São Paulo, this...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... screening policy arenas, we illustrate affective economies as a powerful catalyst for forms of political action that may inadvertently sustain public health inequities even as they seek to redress them. 2014 In the fall of 2002, just hours after the birth of their daughter Lucia, Elaine and Nathan Schubert...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... transformational possibility, detached from the networks, roles, and institutions of daily life. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 air quality monitoring co-creation liminality open source smart city politics Cans of Coke, bottles of beer, coffee cups, and empty pizza boxes are scattered across the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shannon Cram This article explores the politics of permissible exposure for US nuclear workers. I argue that despite recent efforts to improve regulations for occupational radiation protection, the federal government has been unable to solve the fundamental paradox of nuclear safety: that some...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... provides the best strategy for liberation. Fewer still have solicited insight from populations that—instead of mere cowardice or sheer apathy—might possess a social critique that could provide the basis for a reinvigorated post–civil rights political project. In the spirit of developing the critical stance...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
... display marked the simultaneous emergence of a newly liberating politics of attention and a newly constraining mode of social control—both of which remain key features of our contemporary landscape. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 This essay grew out of my participation in two communities...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 21–38.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Culture of Amnesia (1995), “Monumental Seduction” ( New German Critique , fall 1996), and “The Voids of Berlin” ( Critical Inquiry , fall 1997). Present Pasts: Media, Politics, Amnesia Andreas Huyssen One of the most surprising cultural and...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Eric Fassin © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Eric Fassin is professor of sociology in the Department of Social Sciences at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. He is coeditor (with Daniel Borrillo and Marcela Iacub) of Au-delà du PaCS (1999)and author of Same Sex, Different Politics...
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Public Culture (1 January 2001) 13 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
...), and other studies of modern literature and culture. PC 13.1-08 North 2/5/01 10:33 AM Page 97 Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Sozaboy: The Politics of “Rotten English” Michael North...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
... international politics . Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. Pendse, Sandeep. 1995 . Toil, sweat and the city. In Bombay: Metaphor for modern India , edited by Sujata Patel and Alice Thorner. Bombay: Oxford University Press. Rosenau, James N. 1997 . Along the domestic-foreign frontier: Exploring...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... across the globe, especially in spaces that are seemingly inaccessible to rights advocates. In this essay, I explore human rights satellite imaging as an extension of a surveillance gaze that emerged and developed in the context of a politics of securitization. In so doing, I suggest that satellite...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Andrew Lakoff This essay situates the current discussion of vaccination politics within a broader trajectory of reflection on risk, rationality, and reflexive modernization. It argues that contemporary vaccine resistance is indicative less of antiscientific or antigovernmental sentiments than of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Anand In this article I explore the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai to demonstrate how the dense historical accretions of technology, material, and social life that form hydraulic infrastructures in Mumbai trouble the audit cultures of neoliberal...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 201–215.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the French Postcolonial Politics of Identity Sandrine Bertaux Although many scholars have attempted to avoid lapidary formulations, much of the postcolonial conversation that takes place in France is a reconfigured formulation of old...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 100–105.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Peter van der Veer Copyright © 1989-90 by Duke University Press 1989 References Fischer , M. “Ethnicity and the Post-Modern Arts of Memory,” In J. Clifford and G. Marcus (eds.), Writing Culture (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987 ). Satanic or Angelic? The Politics of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 551–560.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Cindi Katz This commentary on Afflicted Powers focuses on RETORT's theorization of the spectacle. Through a discussion of mimetic versus metonymic politics and an examination of childhood as a site of spectacle, the domestic security state and the social reproduction of weak citizenship are brought...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Marwan M. Kraidy This essay grapples with Arab celebrity as an overtly political, inherently transnational phenomenon and explores how revolutionary celebrity may expand our understanding of celebrity writ large. Through the prism of a media battle between the singer Assala and the Assad regime in...