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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Shannon Mattern In 2003 Qatar commissioned a young graphic designer to create a new graphic identity for the nation. The award-winning logo was intended to reinforce the history, values, religion, and language Qatar shares with other Arab countries and, simultaneously, the commitment to progressive...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the rulers, especially where cults of personality were instituted, which is almost everywhere (Jordan, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Egypt, Oman, Morocco, Tunisia, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Lebanon [for all the heads of Lebanese religious sects], and post-American...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): vi.
Published: 01 September 2008
...  453 Stathis Gourgouris Secular Imperatives?  461 Saba Mahmood TRANSLATION Health: Crude Concept and Philosophical Question  467 Georges Canguilhem THE NATION PROJECTED Font of a Nation: Creating a National Graphic Identity for Qatar  479 Shannon Mattern A Proliferation of Pigs...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
... desalination plants in the world today, Saudi Arabia, Oman, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar (otherwise known as the Gulf Cooperation Council, or GCC countries) host 7,500—roughly 43 percent of the share. The global desalination capacity of these plants is approximately 94,500,000 cubic meters per day—from...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
... representation offices in Qatar and Oman. The Israeli private sector pursued regional ventures with Jordan, Egypt, and the Palestinians in the areas of tourism, transportation, water, and the envi- ronment. Israeli textile firms began to transfer plants over Israel’s eastern and southern borders in search...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 136–144.
Published: 01 January 1989
... are the major producers in the Middle East, with substantial sales in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan. Recently, Greece has also become an important market for Arab shows. This is a different picture than the one provided by simple hegemony arguments. Although...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2006
... it on the market. “Under Pressure, Qatar May Sell Jazeera Station,” New York Times, January 30, 2005. 19. Kaplan, “Hearts, Minds, and Dollars.” 3 3 1 Public Culture broad consensus among secular liberals and radicals alike...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 1989
... Ethnic Groups and Boundaries , Boston: Little, Brown, 1969 . Birks , J. S. , and C. A. Sinclair. Nature and Process of Labour Importing: the Arabian Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates , I.L.O. Working Paper, Geneva: 1978 . Bloom , Allan The Closing...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 367–379.
Published: 01 May 2007
... studies for importing natural gas from Qatar, Algeria, Nigeria, and other locations were completed, with companies fil- ing requests from U.S. regulatory agencies to build twenty-seven new import ter- minals estimated at $4 billion to $6 billion each. The U.S. Congress passed an energy bill through...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
... similar than is often the case. Many argue that Al Jazeera’s sympathy for the rebels reflected the diplomatic agenda of Qatar. One of the leading clerics associated with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, Yusuf al-­Qaradawi (perhaps coinciden- tally long a resident of Qatar), announced a fatwa calling...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
...—are incited or supported variously by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, the United States, Israel, France, and the United Kingdom. Until the onset of the Arab uprisings, it appeared that the Assad cult had been successfully transferred from Assad père to Assad fils . When Hafiz died in 2000, the ruling...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2007
...’ excerpts from, and brief commentaries on, the speech. The editors noted that media throughout the Arab world were particularly interested in S.a¯lih.’s statement about the opposition parties, which was reproduced in the following newspapers: al-Ra’y (Qatar), al-Baya¯n (Dubai), al-Ittih.a¯d (U.A.E...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 209–238.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Hollywood, currently the one production center that has truly global reach. An influential regional televisual medium is the Al Jazeera satellite news station operating out of Qatar and serving 35 million Ara- bic speakers in twenty-two nations...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... like Qatar with limited capac- ity to absorb the revenues locally stand in sharp contrast to populous so-called “high-absorbers” like Indonesia, Venezuela, and Mexico. Nigeria stands, in this 7. According to the official Tribunal figures, 4177 people died (excluding police and military...