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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 4 An illustration of a non-tree-like relation among languages for which Schmidt’s Wellentheorie might account, from Bloomfield 1933: 317. More
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 353–402.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... 1992b . “Men in Space: Class Relations and the Politics of Urban Form among Mexican Migrants in the United States.” Unpublished manuscript, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan. Rouse , R. 1992c . “Power in Popular Culture: Switching, Discriminating and the Politics of Flexible...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Helene Risør The article sets lynching of presumed criminals in the city of El Alto, Bolivia, in relation to both everyday experiences of insecurity about crime and violence and the enactment of neighborliness as a grounded notion of citizenship. Focusing on the experience and management...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Liam Kennedy As perpetual wars of terror and securitization dislocate relations between domestic and foreign affairs, visual news media are shaping perceptions of the forms of violence—shock and awe, collateral damage—that attend these wars. This essay considers the role that photography is playing...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Lynn Spigel This essay explores the history of George Nelson’s Storagewall in relation to a genealogy of invisible design, up through the computer. It explores the way the Storagewall served to hide media machines and also to organize the gendered relations of labor and leisure in media homes...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gökçe Günel This article examines the discourses and practices of climate change adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. It suggests that climate change adaptation projects in the region are often attempts at reframing water-related challenges that are already present, regardless of the effects...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in relation to the rise of Hindu fundamentalist politics in contemporary India, the article then proposes the ways in which the possibility of a Gandhian modern aesthetic has been increasingly submerged in the broader politics of constructing a universalist, Hindu modern political aesthetic. Finally, turning...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
.... Maulana Nomani grounded his critique of Rama in folklore—in the locally grounded point of view of relationships and affect—because the maintenance of intimate relations is central to the localized relationality that underlies the notion of wataniyat , of belonging to a locale. The moral example of Rama...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 365–373.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Camila Pierobon Abstract This article reflects on the dangers related to the circulation and displacement of the urban poor in Brazil, which intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. The author describes a moment when Black women with small children asked for permission from the leadership...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... becomes possible. In 1977, Jamaica witnessed the birth of one of the Caribbean’s first gay activist organizations, the Gay Freedom Movement (GFM), during the democratic socialist administration of the newly independent island’s then prime minister Michael Manley. By situating GFM in relation to Jamaica’s...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... future for a distinct field of urban theory in a world in which urbanization has been generalized onto a planetary scale? This article reflects on this state of affairs and outlines a series of theses intended to reinvigorate the theoretical framework of urban studies in relation to emergent forms...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 363–384.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of sociomaterial relations. This rupture cracks open a space for material diagnostics , wherein both familiar and unfamiliar political forms are able to take shape. Thus in material diagnostics are found both the potential for ontological difference and considerable repair work wherein the grounds for a future...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
... as sameness but rather through a feeling of relation/relatedness with another. References Ambedkar B. R. 1916 . “ Castes in India: Their Mechanism, Genesis, and Development .” Indian Antiquary Journal 41 , May . Ambedkar B. R. 1936 . Annihilation of Caste . In Dr. Babasaheb...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 387–399.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of the media’s relation to globalization will retain the influence of its provincial origin unless we bring it into view as a problem. 2013 It is now a commonplace that the media are global, or that they create, in Marshall McLuhan’s terms, a global village, and that such globality comes to us...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 477–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and the relation between science and images of science on heredity. Three images of science connected to heredity are discussed: the image of the gene as an isolated entity, the image of information, and the image of map and mapping. 2013 With this essay, I would like to share with you a few reflections...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and citizenship eligibility and how it uses law to mold diverse intimacies to fit normative models of domesticity and binary sex/gender. By asking what social imaginaries and intimate relations are foreclosed as a consequence, the article interprets these proliferations of law and bureaucratic discretion as signs...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rihan Yeh A series of ethnographic examples, all related to a demonstration at the International Port of Entry connecting Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego, California, show the importance for Tijuana's public sphere of the distinction between documented and undocumented status vis-à-vis the United...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This interview investigates how the photographer Rogério Reis created his photographic installation Microwave as a response to the urban violence of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro. It explores also how Reis decided to make this aesthetic option, how the relation between...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Andrew Irving By focusing on artworks made by persons confronting their own mortality, this essay explores the relation between the exterior, visible colors of art and the interior experiences of pain and imagination, as mediated through the process of artistic production by persons living...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Wenzel This article reads three recent documentary films as commodity biographies in which the story of a commodity’s production functions less as defetishizing knowledge than as a new object of consumerist desire; such narratives tend to leave untouched the relations of inequality...