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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
...Jacqueline Bhabha Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Embodied Rights: Gender Persecution, State Sovereignty, and Refugees...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 577–607.
Published: 01 September 1998
.... Punishment and Welfare. Brookfield, VT: Gower. Guiliani , Rudolph W. 1982. “The Immigration Program of the Reagan Administration.” University of Miami Law Review 36 : 807 -818. Helton , Arthur C. 1989. “Asylum and Refugee Protection in Thailand.” International Journal of Refugee Law...
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 7 Brussels Says, “Refugees Welcome,” September 2015 . Photograph of a banner at a pro-refugee demonstration in Brussels in the summer of 2015. Courtesy of Ana Fontal Figure 7. Brussels Says, “Refugees Welcome,” September 2015. Photograph of a banner at a pro-refugee demonstration in More
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh This article draws on research with and about refugees from across the Middle East and North Africa and examines the current Syrian refugee crisis through the tropes of visibility and invisibility. Adopting a deconstructive framework, it purposefully centralizes what has...
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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...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Georgina Ramsay The recent mass displacement of refugees has been described internationally as a “crisis.” But crisis implies eventfulness: a distinct problem that can be solved. The urgency of solving this problem of displacement has seen the use of expansive techniques of sovereignty across...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Didier Fassin Drawing on a distinction made by J. L. Austin in 1950, when the Geneva Convention on Refugees was in preparation, one can pose two complementary questions about the situation of asylum sixty years after its ratification: What is the truth of asylum? And how are the accounts of asylum...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... “climate refugees”—running from climate stress. These emigrants and their families, however, rarely mention the weather as a cause of their plight at home or their decisions to leave. They are fleeing abusive policies, exposure to markets, debt peonage, failures of social security systems and a sense of...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill; Jatin Dua Despite the number of people held at this very moment inside prisons, detention centers, black sites, reformatories, stockades, refugee camps, and even the hulls of ships, there has been surprisingly little self-consciousness about the analytical power of captivity in...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 413–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ruben Andersson This article starts with an observation made by many migrants and refugees stuck at Europe’s borders: that reception and detention facilities have become a money spinner and a racket. In conversation with the extensive literature on the biopolitics of borders, the article approaches...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to get away with in their dealings with the “Third World.” What thought project does the zombie myth sustain and participate in? How does it link our feelings about blacks, migrants, refugees, and the poor into a long-historical narrative of distancing and (pathologized) ontological difference...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 441–450.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Mariana Valverde This essay is a personal reflection on the absence of the Spanish civil war refugees from the cultured public's collective memory of the place where Walter Benjamin died. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Figure 1  Bill for Benjamin’s casket. Municipality of Port...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Irit Katz Feigis This essay offers an analysis of the architectural environment of the Palestinian refugee camps in Gaza, examined through a comparison of Deleuze and Guattari's “minor literature” interpreting Kafka's work. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 An early Hebrew...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2021
... refugee and migrant , the fraught vocabulary of settlement and unsettlement (involving the translation of terms like indigeneity , occupation , detention zone , and camp ), shibboleth tests and the foreclosure of the right to residency (which amounts to the passporting of speech), and the multilingual...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 115–128.
Published: 01 January 2021
... initially made in Appadurai 2017. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 museums globalization planet objects refugees References Anderson Benedict . 1983 . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London : Verso . Appadurai...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
... be our path to understanding. In the section’s second essay, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh continues our exploration of the encounter between the Middle East and North Africa and the West by following the forced migration of political refugees. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh traces “how, why, and with what effect only...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the cases of refugees who have been resettled in Australia but whose crisis situations have not been “settled” in spite of the resolution to the problem of their physical displacement. The case of a mother from the Democratic Republic of the Congo illustrates the bureaucratic temporalities imposed on...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... 2007. The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories. New York: Columbia University Press. Zangwill, Nick. 2007. Aesthetic Creation. New York: Oxford University Press...
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Public Culture (1989) 1 (2): 98–102.
Published: 01 May 1989
...: Praeger, 1985. Review es- says and abstracts of all papers fiom the 1984 conference were published as Social Science and the Arts 1984, John Robinson (ed Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984. Cambodian Refugee Photodocumentary Archive Organizations that are interested in...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Press . Ferguson James . 2006 . Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Horst Cindy . 2008 . Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps of Kenya . New York : Berghahn Books . Jackson...