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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 507–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
...) and a forthcoming biography of Thabo Mbeki. From the Ruins: The Constitution Hill Project Mark Gevisser etween the University of the Witwatersrand and the inner-city neighborhood BB of Hillbrow (the densest square...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Architect , June, 19. Reframing Township Space: The Kliptown Project Lindsay Bremner I n 1955, the African National Congress (ANC) held its historic Congress of the People to ratify its liberation manifesto...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 View of an internal gallery area in the Pruitt-Igoe housing project, published by Newman (1972 : 58) to illustrate his point that because these corridors are not juxtaposed with apartment units and therefore do not constitute defensible space, they “are feared by residents and [remain More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 4 Donkey-zebra, from Malkit Shoshan’s project “ZOO or the Letter Z, just after Zionism.” Shoshan (2012) imagines “a white donkey . . . being transformed by a beautiful Palestinian boy into a zebra. This in order to fulfill the desire of the Gazans for normality, which in this case means More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 2 Libraries Without Borders (LWB) first initiated the BiblioTaptap project in 2011, following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010. In 2015, LWB transitioned responsibility for the taptaps to local library organizations, and the taptaps continue to serve local More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy led by the Movement to Defend the Favelado. Photograph by the author Figure 2. A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 “Human Migration 200-5 Ka” by Geoff Christou, a dymaxion projection of Homo sapiens migration Figure 6. “Human Migration 200-5 Ka” by Geoff Christou, a dymaxion projection of Homo sapiens migration More
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Michael Ralph If not quite in these words, some scholars and activists who have promoted a social movement based on the civil rights movement have implied that their project is undermined by “a whole lot of bitches jumpin' ship,” while few bother to question whether and to what extent that movement...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 403–430.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the past decade, this article interrogates the modus operandi of the Andromeda Hill project and Palestinian resistance to it. Conceptualized as a neoliberal mode of ethnogentrification, this gated community attempts to achieve the impossible task of positioning itself both within and without local lived...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in humanitarian practice. Drawing from ethnographic research with a Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders mental health project in the Burj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern suburbs of Beirut, it argues that in conditions of chronic need, and in circumstances where it is nearly...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to planning and policy making. Based on the observation and analysis of projects, developments, and initiatives at a metropolitan level and “on the ground” in over twenty cities, this essay argues that the potential for social integration and democratic engagement of socially excluded urban residents is often...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 379–392.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Noah Arjomand In this essay, the libraries of Kabul serve as a microcosm of the international “capacity-building” project in Afghanistan. Visions of modern and digital library systems have run into the realities of donors interested in quick “success stories” more than programs that work long-term...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the 1960s classified as a buffer zone has slowly become a center of social and commercial life for Syriac Christians, a group that arrived en masse in the 1970s. Since then, this “blank” space has been gradually but significantly altered through Syriac architectural projects, including an Orthodox church...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Dorien Zandbergen This empirical-critical study looks at the Air Quality Egg project, a Euro-American effort focused on the collaborative creation of a “smart” air quality sensor network. While widely celebrated as a “best practice” example of bottom-up smart city making, the involvement of a US...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jenn M. Jackson The American imperial project exploits race, class, gender, and sexual differences in the name of the state. But in what ways has the transformative nature of American imperialism intervened in the public and private lives of Black women? This essay asks, What impact has...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
... appearances of leakage in Mumbai not only provide the grounds for the work of the state. Leakages also constantly disrupt governmental projects in ways that make the water department vulnerable both to the claims of marginalized subjects and to new reform projects in the city. 2015 citizenship state...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 19 Donatella Meadows et al., “The World Model,” from Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind (1974) Figure 19. Donatella Meadows et al., “The World Model,” from Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 3 Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 : 154) of Le Corbusier’s housing project in Pessac, upon completion in 1927 (top) and in 1967 (bottom), showing various alterations by inhabitants Figure 3. Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 6 “Alleged Mass Graves Site near Khalil Yagoup Garden, Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan.” From Satellite Sentinel Project 2011. Satellite images © DigitalGlobe, Inc., 2011 Figure 6. “Alleged Mass Graves Site near Khalil Yagoup Garden, Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan.” From Satellite More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) images showing the Mississippi River before and during the Great Midwest Flood of 1993. Created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the Landsat Project Science Office. Retrieved May 14, 2015, from More