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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Neoliberal multiculturalism is made through its dynamic religious elements; the Christian secular is a primary technology for revising and reproducing race. The NCCHR is a staging ground for the religious history of racial capitalism, incarnate not only in the parochial past it attempts to vanquish but also...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 193–217.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the history of colonial and racial capitalism of the City of Gold. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 China South Africa racial capitalism globalization In the South African megacity Johannesburg, the China Mall shimmers with the afterlives of gold. Since 2000, China Malls, bustling...
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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 (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 23–62.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... The key is to work out the particularities of the configuration of what historian Walter Johnson (2013) calls “racial capitalism” for any given period. Racial capitalism denotes the system that is produced by the mutually constitutive hierarchical structures of capitalism and race in the United States...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 351–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of race at the center of the discussion, evoking a religious history of racial capitalism. Finally, Sébastien Chauvin, Yannick Coenders, and Timo Koren continue the focus on race as they take on the Dutch case of “Black Pete”—a blackface character who serves as the basis of the enormously popular...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... is dealt with, albeit in not a purely Marxist political economic way. It is dealt with via a refl ection on how value is constructed in contexts in which capitalism and race form a single stream and racialized bodies appear as “a monstrous...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 2021
... shopkeepers, store guards, and workers extend and reconfigure old traditions of racialized capitalism that are rooted in the history of gold mining in the region. In Huang's sharply observed essay we see the conjuncture of two circuits of migration: entrepreneurs from Fujian and Guangdong, and undocumented...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 65–85.
Published: 01 January 2021
... upon to do. For one, invocations of colonialism are now oriented less to “residual” damage than to deepening racial inequalities on which (il)liberal politics increasingly thrive. Two, they are rendered not only as violating histories of the present but as premonitions in a dark diagnostics...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Edwards (2011 : 52) describes as “apocalyptic time,” wherein a postracial president who “affirms the violent operations of American empire” emerges to manage a number of racially inflected crises of capital. The election of a leader of African descent at what seems like the possible end of empire calls...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for racialized and minoritized men, non-Christian religious others, women, and queer subjects—especially those who struggle with dispossession from higher education or the constraints and oppressions involved in living an intellectual life because of sedimented histories of slavery, colonial capitalism, state...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 January 2005
... expressions of modern capitalism, from that of primary extraction to technofi nancial enterprise. As magnets for the absorption and exhalation of the rural political economies, they incarnate not only contem- porary versions of previous stages of capitalism (especially the rural versions of racialized...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... heart, the hollow muscular organ and its narratives of affectively variegated tenderness and loss. Heartbreak represents the reverberating echoes of our collective plantocratic historical pasts in the present. Heartbreak elucidates how the violence of racial capitalism inaccurately reproduces black life...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and economically significant number of highly skilled professionals who can take advantage of contemporary shifts. My second objective here is to demonstrate how frontier heritage migrants seek to leverage their racial/ethnic heritage in combination with their First World cultural capital ( Bourdieu 1984 , 1986...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the “forces of capital and cultural pro- duction known as globalization and the processes of subject articulation known as racialization.”1 There are significantly more blacks in the middle and upper classes today than there were twenty years ago. In the words of a black female entrepreneur, some...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of a racialized institu- tion of private property. In the calculus of superfluity, racism was not only a way of maintaining biological differences among persons, even as mining capitalism, migrant labor, and black urbanization established new...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 January 1999
... invariably reacted against or innovated upon discourses of modernity. Virtually all transnational black movements of the nineteenth and twen- tieth centuries have utilized ideas about racial selfhood and collective identity, capitalism and socialism, justice and democracy that emerged as the economic...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 1996
... into distinctive representations of equivalent cultural and “racial” value- that of the black African world entering the mainstream of industrial capitalism. And as Festac’s events progressed, “traditional” dance gave way to “contemporary dance theatre” and ballet, while the Exhibition Hall turned...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and other forms of racial impersonation performed during these festivities are globally migrating manifestations of anti-Blackness. It argues that in order to achieve visual resonance, performers rely on taken-for-granted propositions about how Blackness works in Colombian society and that in the absence...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that the value of inclusion requires a rigorous (re)engagement—in the many senses and ways that value might be invoked, especially its monetary and racial logics. My argument is premised on the idea that value is always already linked to capital and its racial economy rather than ideas about human work...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- gress and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), even if it became inscribed in these terms.8 I will track how certain discursive elements (youth, township resident, became a form of racial capitalism. As such, it made a political alliance between a nationalist move...