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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Violence of the Real: A Conversation with Rogério Reis Beatriz Jaguaribe Beatriz Jaguaribe: You have a lengthy and renowned career as a photojournalist...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 249–259.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of this endeavor is the problem of cultural mediation through which the slippery notions of “us” and “them” or “friend” and “foe” are constructed and materialized. While such simulations of identity create effects of the real, they also elude definitive capture or specific localization. Beckett’s photographs...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 May 1989
... Copyright © 1989 by the Project For Transnational Cultural Studies 1989 Editors' Comments On Fictionalizing the Real India banned The Satanic Verses 'for its own sake'. The book was not declared blasphemous. It was considered to be a civil act comparable to shouting 'fire...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Susan Stewart Copyright © 1990 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1990 Reverse Trompe l’oeil\ the Eruption of the Real In this brief essay I would like to examine a crux in the formulation of posmodernism.1 Writings on postmodernism often attempt to critique post...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 453–476.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . Madras. Weiss, Allen. 1995 . Phantasmic radio . Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Guru and Gramophone: Fantasies of Fidelity and Modern Technologies of the Real...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 209–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Crime: Quantifacts and the Production of the Un/Real Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff Nothing rings with more authority to South African ears than a crime statistic. It is the music of our spheres: what...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Natasha Dow Schüll Online poker gamblers employ software to track and algorithmically analyze play-by-play game information in real time, parsing opponents’ behavioral patterns and tendencies into color-coded numerical values that hover over their respective positions at the virtual table...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Mireille Abelin This essay explores the public drama that ensues after a husband and wife lock themselves in their BMW to protest the Buenos Aires provincial tax authority’s attempt to sequester their vehicle. When the conflict airs in real time on the evening news, class tensions erupt outside...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 109–135.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Laura Grindstaff; Susan Murray More than any other form of media, reality television has reignited interest in celebrity discourse because of the genre’s incorporation of ordinary people and the conflation of ordinariness with raw, real emotion. This article argues that reality TV is part...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Rivke Jaffe; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir This article develops a theorization of “speculative policing”: an experimental, future-oriented form of policing that connects crime prevention to real-estate speculation and other forms of negotiating urban risk and uncertainty. Speculative policing works...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 453–463.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that the current order is illegitimate, yet fail to promote a real alternative. political theology populism neoliberalism T he Trump presidency was a fluke. While many wish to assign some deeper meaning to it, the primary message we should take away from the defiance of the popular will that his...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 January 2007
...: Siglo XXI, 2003). 2 4 versus the pueblo, and so on. The rift is often represented as a contest about what Foundations of the is really real and which side of the economy best represents it. Latin American Left It was in fact the neoliberal faction that fired...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 May 1992
... intensity - a global village at war. Time became en- coded in the temporal flow of live television narrative, absorbing the real world crisis into an electronically constructed “television war” to which all subsequent actions were addressed. The resulting distortions across televi- sion time...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... armada organizada no Rio de Janeiro (Children of the Drug Trade: A Case Study of Children in Organized Armed Violence in Rio de Janeiro) (Rio de Janeiro: 7 Letras, 2003). 220 drop in price of real estate located next to the favelas is merely one indication...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 8–25.
Published: 01 May 1989
... which especially fascinates Wenders is the existence of a copy culture in Japanese society: a sample of food made of wax whose authentic look makes it almost indistinguishable from a real one, teenagers dancing to rock'n'roll music in Harajuku on Sunday afternoon, and of course, the Tokyo Tower...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in a rumored-to-be real location in suburban Bombay every evening, with runners fanning out in minutes to report the results. This system is simply called matka (pot). Yet there is a lot of interest in today’s Bombay...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 483–513.
Published: 01 September 1998
... thus entertains an attitude of incestuous fusion. In short, today, in the digitalized universe of simulation, the Imaginary overlaps with the Real at the expense of the Symbolic (Baudrillard 1994; Virilio 1992...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (2): 347–363.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., but by the confusions and interchangeable nature of temporal events.7 In this situation, which is more or less our own whether we live in New York or Hong Kong, Shanghai or Paris, the “real” typically produces an experience of trauma, dislocation, and fascination all at once; it is an experience of elusive...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 1997
... is a longing for a more “real” place, a more ”natural” home. What would it mean to stake out a storied home in the realm of the not-at- home? To make one’s bed in the “Unhomely”: the unheimlich, the uncanny, a space both familiar and strange...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 19–48.
Published: 01 January 1999
... extinguish native title (Wik). As a result, native title still existed where the state had not explicitly extinguished it, where Aboriginal com- munities still maintained its foundation—namely, the “real acknowledgement of traditional law and real observance of traditional customs”—and where those real...