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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... on Indicators of Sustainable Tourism . Winnipeg: International Institute for Sustainable Development. Managing the Other of Nature: Sustainability, Spectacle, and Global Regimes of Capital...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joseph Massad This essay questions the division between autocratic and democratic regimes and suggests that they are the same kind of regime but deploy differing amounts of hegemony and coercion to rule and to produce certain combinations of love and fear in the ruled. Using Machiavelli’s advice...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., not just in the Arab world. Using concepts drawn from Jacques Rancière's work on discursive regimes, I show how the graffiti, chants, popular songs, video clips, signs, banners and dramatizations produced during the uprising wrench everyday discourses into an effective rhetoric of national resistance...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Dave Tell The Modulor was a tape measure–style tool created by Le Corbusier in the 1940s to govern the distribution of objects in space. When he first conceived of the Modulor, Le Corbusier was a bureaucrat working in the fascist regime of Marshal Philippe Pétain. Six years later, the same tool...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... places such corporate pedagogies of the postracial human within a longer history of Christian mission. It is written as a proof for why cultural critics’ locutions of religion and the secular require greater precision, especially as they interpret regimes of race within contemporary capitalism...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 393–408.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the structural arrangements that currently govern human life. In arguing that diversity is over, the essay seeks to grapple with the structural limits of our desires for an inclusive society in which foundational antiblackness continues to shape Canadian and more broadly North American regimes of power...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to this crisis may lie, as they did in the 1930s and 1940s, in the hands of those same persecuted scholars who bring with them academic perspectives forged in oppressive regimes. An approach that goes beyond humanitarian support has the potential to pluralize the academy. References Academics for Peace...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
... inequalities in the global regimes of power does such an analytic obscure? This special issue of Public Culture leverages the strengths of an interdisciplinary conversation to examine the discourses and practices of policing as a concept. What is it to defy this order in the most intimate sphere of the self...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Palestinians, individually and collectively, as enemies—under labels such as insurgents, terrorists, and enemy combatants. The struggle over elimination in Palestine has continued through multiple changes in governing regime and across territorial reconfigurations. The different tactics deployed against...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 469–496.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Andrew M. Carruthers; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir How do everyday acts of policing hinge upon the contrastive evaluation of sensible intensities? This article examines how various attunements toward regimes of sensible intensities shape the policing of borders and bodies in a place where questions...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... narrative, like Christianity, migrates into a new technological regime. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 MEDIA AND THE WORLD OF THINGS The Crystal Cathedral: Architecture for Mediated...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Amy Hinterberger; Natalie Porter Viruses and genomes have become the subjects of sovereign claims in contemporary biomedical research. These claims invest biological materials with geopolitical attachments to both nation-states and continental regions and seek to alter the property regimes...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anya Bernstein This article looks at recent Russian lawsuits accusing artists and curators of “inciting religious hatred.” It seeks to explain the reasons behind these controversies by considering the respective scopic regimes informing several exhibits and subsequent trials from 1998 to 2010. One...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 617–653.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of inclusiveness, such a focus unravels the key tension between, on the one hand, progressive and left-wing calls to promote the allegedly equal, universal citizen in Turkey through protest movements and, on the other hand, the differential property regime on which the Turkish nation-state is founded, the denial...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
... fell into civil war. Some critics wrongly conclude that academics should never work in countries with problematic political regimes. Analyzing the distinctive Libyan trajectory, this article stresses instead the need for careful organizational review, open debate, and clear emphasis on core academic...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
... conducive to liberalism, or can it be harnessed to secure legitimacy for other types of regimes? Welcoming China to Modernity: US Fantasies of Chinese Automobility Cotten Seiler A touch...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Marwan M. Kraidy This essay grapples with Arab celebrity as an overtly political, inherently transnational phenomenon and explores how revolutionary celebrity may expand our understanding of celebrity writ large. Through the prism of a media battle between the singer Assala and the Assad regime...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to the popular will. Recent political events in Turkey present a dramatic contrast to this historically established antagonism between secularization and populist politics. In the spring of 2007 a series of mass demonstrations, rallied in the name of secularism and against the elected Islamist regime, were...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 35–40.
Published: 01 January 2021
... possibilities in a moment when calculability and incalculability determine the boundaries between the biological, social, and technical. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 borders computing smart regime computational Two questions confront us today and will haunt us for most...