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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sareeta Amrute This article discusses violence against women in cars in India, including the recent high-profile Delhi rape case, arguing that these cases should be set in the context of economic liberalization. The dynamic between women and their drivers should be understood as a labor...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., and inmates almost always endeavor to punish, men who have been put behind bars in cases involving rape. Drawing on years of fieldwork conducted in multiple courtrooms and prisons in a small state in northeastern Brazil, the article describes the strategies of concealment prison administrators and court...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2003
... were raped. The wave of massa ransacked the whole city, but the Glodok area suffered the most. The festival ended in pain. So many materials are lost. Immeasurable are the pains that have been inscribed in the mind and feelings of the victims. Torn are the feelings of many of the children...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
... denounced then as the symbol of a traditional, if not archaic, patriarchal order. But since 2003, the issue has been reformulated in terms of sex- uality as well as gender. Commentators have started identifying the Islamic veil with rape...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Press 2011 Cullinan, Kerry. 2006 . Culprits of child abuse are increasingly children. Cape Argus , June 1 . Earl-Taylor, Michael. 2002 . Rape: Teachers' biggest threat. Daily Dispatch , January 25 . Ensink, Karen, Brian Robertson, Chrisostomos Zissis, and Paul Leger. 1997 . Post...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
... their partners and children, and for marital rape ( Siegel 1996 ). Along the same lines, bodycam rules accommodate privacy interests in the home and family, as well as the investigative demands of undercover work, in ways that will predictably result in cameras being turned off while officers...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 209–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Bowers, eds. 2001 . Mapping and analysing crime data: Lessons from research and practice . London: Taylor and Francis. Hirschowitz, Ros, Seble Worku, and Mark Orkin. 2000 . Quantitative research findings on rape in South Africa . Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. Hooper-Box, Caroline. 2004...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
... feelings of pain ( Johnson 2013) . Middle-class Whites created social norms that validated the rape and mutilation of Black women’s bodies, since they were characterized as deviant, impure, and immune from human nature. These women’s narratively inferior status normalized their rampant sexual assault...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of violent confrontation, the discussion will concentrate on those associated with appalling physical brutality and indignity— involving mutilation, cannibalism, rape, sexual abuse, and violence against civil- ian spaces and populations. Put simply, the focus here is on bodily brutality per- petrated...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
... the lyric voice in whatever intensity it could muster, was enough, enough resistance. And if there was tumult in the streets, gunshots, rape, the elegiac voice might still persist. It was a shock to me, a crisis in my writing life, if not in all...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 January 1994
... it is to think of oneself, in this day and age, as having a people. Black bodies in pain for public consumption have been an American national spectacle for ~enturies.~This history moves from public rapes, beatings and 3. I...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... school. Wander- ing in a daze, he comes upon the white John Henderson, who is attempting to rape Jones’s sister, and fi nally kills his double. John Jones faces the Atlantic Ocean and waits for what appears to be a lynch mob, calmly...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 41–70.
Published: 01 May 1991
... as for the prescientific natives. Anticolonialist intellectuals, although not particularly preoccupied with gender issues, have also used gender tropes to discuss colonialism. Refer- ring to the rape and ravage brought on by colonialism, Aim6 Cesaire and Frantz Fanon, for example, implicitly subverted...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the Human (2014) is premised on an acknowledgment of the willful absurdity of this claim, as is Gary Wilder’s Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World (2015) . 14 In 2012 US Republican congressman Todd Akin introduced the concept of “legitimate rape” into public...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 101–126.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Bronsky spoke of the “gendered language” in which the war was fought, where the sodomizing and rape of Kuwait -“the sexual violation of an in- nocent, passive, essentially feminine persona” - became the pretext for a “manly penetration” (some would say gang rape) of Iraq. The metaphor of the rape...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and justice. Drawing on years of fieldwork in Brazilian courtrooms and prisons, Drybread examines the ways in which inmates brutalize—and often rape—peers who have been revealed as perpetrators of sexual assault, and how prison officials conceal these acts, facilitating extrajudicial punishment. Lisa...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 121–128.
Published: 01 May 1990
... system displaced the mother god- desses. What is interesting is the deus ex machina aspect of this phenomenon. The female protagonist is usually quite meek and mild. But when grossly wronged (usually raped), or when the villains have completely emasculated the heroes and there are none...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... them from acquaintances. Whether exaggerated or factual, these narratives could have been extracted from newspapers or viewed on television. Accounts of rapes, murders, kidnappings, and assaults gain widespread circulation through...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to asylum seekers’ loss of credibility. The Questioned Truthfulness of Asylum Seekers On August 23, 2011, in the case of New York v. Strauss-­Kahn, all charges of sexual assault and attempted rape against the former head of the International Monetary Fund were dismissed by a New York City court...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... committee investigating Ku Klux Klan terror, reported the rape of black women was so frequent as to be “an old saying by now.” Essic Harris testimony, July 1, 1871, in U.S. Congress, Testimony Taken by the Joint Select Committee...