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Public Culture (1 January 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 Ananya Roy...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 January 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 by a...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 as an...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... 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 (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
... participation 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 1993
... dramas of love and marriage, wealth and poverty, law and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in 2010 In early 2016, Qinghe’s residents awaited their turn to be incorporated into the “precise poverty alleviation” ( jingzhun fupin ) scheme, a nationwide program set up by the central government in a bold effort to upgrade the whole of Chinese society to a level of “moderate prosperity...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2013
...: On Community and Incommensura- bility. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Fisher, Melissa S. 2012. Wall Street Women. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Goldstein, Alyosha. 2012. Poverty in Common: The...
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Public Culture (1 January 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 January 2007
... that the prosperous 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...
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Public Culture (1 May 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). Berlant...
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Public Culture (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 119–120.
Published: 01 May 1991
... and San Francisco. With few excep- tions, national TV newscasters have had no critical edge. The war has come to dominate the attention and energy of news and state agencies alike. In the meantime, neighborhoods like ours in West Philadelphia continue to suffer from unemployment, poverty...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., outlining the everyday “benign denials” of race and poverty. Glover’s site is Haiti, and she reveals how political and popular commentators curiously conflate it with Africa. The denials that catch her eye are everyday acts of dehumanization, seemingly harmless but simultaneously violent. Drawing on her...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 193–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: Columbia University Press. Boeck, Filip de, and Marie- Françoise Plissart. 2014. Kinshasa: Tales of the Invisible City . Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press. Fischer, Brodwyn, Bryan McCann, and Javier Auyero, eds. 2014. Cities from Scratch: Poverty and Informality in Urban Latin America . Durham, NC...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Staffers,” International Herald Tribune, 14 April 2000, 19. 8. Joseph Stiglitz’s resignation was the most significant example, soon to be followed by the res- ignation of Ravi Kanbur over the handling of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2000/2001: Attacking Poverty (New York: Oxford...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
... power from the epic world of the Ramayana and Muhubhuratu. Both are poignant signs of the modem in the contradictory world of extreme poverty and high-tech adventure. In 1989, the (US pro- duced) TV cartoon about the TransFormers (based on and further stimulat- Public Culture...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 607–610.
Published: 01 September 2002
... dominant discourses that have too often contributed to the poverty of research in Africa did not need such an introduc- tion. In his conclusion, Mbembe proposes to turn to “the disparate, and often inter- secting, practices through which Africans stylize their conduct and life” in order to grasp...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 605–608.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Pandian, Anand. 2009. Crooked Stalks: Cultivating Virtue in South India. Dur­ ham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Paris, Peter J., ed. 2009. Religion and Poverty: Pan-­African Perspectives. Dur­ ham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Perera, Suvendrini. 2009...