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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 487–511.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nicole R. Fleetwood “Posing in Prison” examines vernacular photography and studio portraiture taken inside US prisons through an investigation of the production practices and the circulation of these images in and out of prisons. The photographs include images that document family visits...
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Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 4 “Sal, Pleasant Valley State Prison, CA.” Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside, 2007–2012 . Courtesy collection of David Adler More
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and democratization as embodied practice. The Reckless Will: Prison Chaplaincy and the Problem of Mara Salvatrucha Kevin Lewis O’Neill The phone call was rushed, near frantic. From inside one...
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Figure 2 Kyo-hwa-so No. 1 Prison Camp, Kaechon, South Pyongan Province, North Korea. Image from Hawk 2003 . Image courtesy United States Committee for Human Rights in North Korea More
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 645–663.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Samira Bueno; Graham Denyer Willis; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Between 2013 and 2016, police in one Brazilian city killed 3,287 people—66.5 percent of whom were black. It might not seem surprising, then, that this place is also one of the only in the world that has a prison just for police...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 577–607.
Published: 01 September 1998
...: Pantheon. Foucault , Michel . 1977. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Translated by Alan Sheridan. New York: Pantheon. GAO. 1992. Immigration Control: Immigration Policies Affect INS Detention Efforts. Washington, DC: General Accounting Office. Garland , David . 1985...
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Figure 5 “Daniel, California Correctional Institution.” Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside, 2007–2012 . Courtesy collection of David Adler More
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Figure 6 “Untitled, Louisiana.” Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside, 2007–2012 . Courtesy collection of David Adler More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
...K. Drybread When suspected rapists are detained in Brazil, they are frequently subject to brutal punishments: sodomy, torture, or summary execution. This article examines the competing logics of gender and justice that intersect in Brazilian prisons as authorities sometimes attempt to protect...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill; Jatin Dua Despite the number of people held at this very moment inside prisons, detention centers, black sites, reformatories, stockades, refugee camps, and even the hulls of ships, there has been surprisingly little self-consciousness about the analytical power of captivity...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Michelle C. Velasquez-Potts; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir Since 2002, prisoners at Guantánamo Bay detention camp have been force-fed as punishment for hunger striking, prompting the question of at what point the medical clinic becomes a site of punitive suffering. This essay examines force-feeding...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 149–186.
Published: 01 January 2010
...) and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's support of it. She shows how Savarkar addressed this text, written behind prison walls, to a Hindu community to claim that Savarkar's territorial nationalism was more authentically Hindu than Gandhi's. Country First? Vinayak Damodar...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
...–police power nexus draws together histories of so-called small wars, insurgencies, civil rebellions, labor strikes, prison uprisings, and practices of resistance at various scales that have responded and continue to respond to colonial occupation and racial capitalism. Once we situate drones...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... Bordo , Susan . 1993 . Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body . Berkeley: University of California Press. Boyer , Peter J. 1995 . “The Genius of Death Row.” New Yorker , December 4, 64 -78. Clines , Francis X. 1994 . “A Futuristic Prison Awaits the Hard-Core...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 787–791.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that held Nelson Mandela during twenty out of the twenty-seven years he spent as a political prisoner of the apartheid state. In 1996 the island was converted into a national monument that highlights the imprisonment of leading members of the African National Con...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... communities. Banishment (as described in the petition) and imprisonment have been key tactics for separating people from their homes and communities. In the case of colonial rule and anticolonial rebellion, of occupation and resistance to it, the prison and the imprisoned subject are at the center...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 686–689.
Published: 01 September 1995
... The Council has already made an amendment to this effect under a proviso to section 49( 1) of the Advocates Acts, 196 1. (From India Abroad, 17 September 1993. Submitted by Rackesh H. Solomon.) China Says Plush Prisons Have Karaoke Bars...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 507–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
... back long before apartheid. The building is the new Constitutional Court, and it is being erected on the site of the Old Fort, Johannesburg’s notorious prison complex. On this 95,000-square-meter site, the municipal and provincial governments are developing a major urban regeneration project...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of scales. Ostilio Novegil is a former military officer who works for the prison system investigating extortion threats emerging from behind bars. By Guatemalan standards, he makes a decent income—enough to own a modest home in a middle-class neighborhood—and he recently bought a new car. His office walls...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... tightly circumscribed. And importantly, these limits were often placed for pragmatic as much as principled reasons. Arguments were made again and again that homosexuals, or those who advocated violence, should not be recognized as prisoners of conscience because their causes were potentially unpopular...