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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Ananya Roy Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Poverty Markets: The New Politics of Development a nd Humanitarianism Ethical Subjects: Market Rule in an Age of Poverty...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
...-social formations of bottom billion capitalism. It argues that the work of converting poverty into capital is arduous and fragile and requires technologies of gender. While the analysis of neoliberal penality emphasizes the quarantine, and even banishment, of “at risk” subjects, this essay draws...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Peter Redfield Expectations that people should live—even under extreme conditions of crisis, neglect, and poverty—now combine with doubts about the capacity of states to provide for their populations. One result has been a set of technologies built around minimalist forms of care. Created...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 331–342.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Diana Graizbord Abstract This article examines how and to what effect the scientific ideal and practice of replication is adopted by a Mexican federal government agency charged with measuring poverty. The commitment to replication among state poverty experts is traced to their self‐conception...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for private-sector market solutions to entrenched inequality and need in the United States, this article offers insights on another way that poverty is created and sustained. Nearly six years after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, many residents are still trying to recover, while others have...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... population—the homeless—bored day in and day out. In response, men discarded from work and home by a brutally competitive economy head into the bowels of the city’s transit hubs, where they organize a market for sexual favors. This essay takes this consumer-based response to deepening poverty...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 1994
... and formulate strategies for political action-I want to challenge a view that is prominent in discussions about the inner city. This view holds that the increasing intensity of the effects of racial inequalities or inner-city poverty is tied to a decay of black civil society, promoted by an exodus...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
... with the politics of hope in the middle of the twentieth century. This is the new consciousness of global poverty as a measurable social fact (partly produced by 3 0 the disciplines of demography, development economics, and social statistics) Hope and Democracy whose...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... children. 2 Most members of the first generation of migrants who left Qinghe temporarily in the 1990s, such as Old Huang, were pushed out by simple poverty. Huang left his home village for the first time in 1993, when there was not enough to eat. He took up work as a coal carrier at a mine...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 319–339.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Samira Kawash Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Works Cited Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless. 1994 . Report on the Criminalization of Poverty . Available: gopher://csf.Colorado.edu:70/00/hae/homeless/articles-papers/criminalization-of-poverty (5 March 1997...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... causes of emigration. The attribution of causality to climate or to some notion of a naturalized poverty—without explaining the underlying forces that produce poverty or make climate events into crises—obscures the causes so important for guiding response. Such shallow or mis-explanation delinks events...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
... than half of the world’s population lives in severe poverty. In this context, a variety of other visions of emancipation and equity now cir- culate globally, often at odds with the nationalist imagination. Some are cul...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Books . Bradshaw Tim . 2020 . “ 2bn Phones Cannot Use Google and Apple Contact-Tracing Tech .” Financial Times , April 20 . www.ft.com/content/271c7739-af14-4e77-a2a1-0842cf61a90f . Bridges Khiara . 2017 . The Poverty of Privacy Rights . Stanford, CA : Stanford Law Books...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Caracas is an island that is everywhere sur- rounded, everywhere besieged, by a reality of poverty that is every day denied. This summer of the marginal-real has in fact been referred to by Chávez himself as the root of the Bolivarian ascent to power. Similar expressions exist throughout Latin...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 279–288.
Published: 01 September 2023
... data. State actors and their allies mobilize and seek to legitimate social scientific knowledge to govern and to shape public perception, especially when managing sociotechnical problems ranging from endemic poverty to nuclear insecurities to differential pandemic mortality. The frequent imbalance...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Poverty in Common: The Politics of Community Action during the American Century. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Grossman, Matt. 2012. The Not-­So-­Special Interests: Interest Groups, Public Representation, and American Governance...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Report 2000/2001: Attacking Poverty (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000). Stiglitz wrote about con- flicts between the World Bank and the IMF in “The Insider: What I Learned at the World Economic Crisis,” New Republic (on-line version at www.thenewrepublic.com), 6 April 2000...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
... machine in producing social lack and generating desire in individuals to fill the void. The urge of young girls to leave their rural homes is a phenomenon far too complex for any programmatic expla- nation. Current migration flows in China are often traced to the root cause of a poverty that can only...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 445–451.
Published: 01 September 2006
... but poverty-stricken democracy helps to dispel wrongheaded ideas 4 4 9 Public Culture about the insignificance of political freedoms. For instance, it is widely believed that political freedom means nothing...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to be resisted by rapidly growing, high-­density cities in developing countries challenged by congestion, rising land values, and irreversible sprawl. 203 Public Culture hoods, marked by high levels of poverty and deprivation but also...