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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2022
... incorporated. In effect, their testimonies and embodiments invert the reparative logic of worker remittances — cash transfers often thought to be the objective of migration. Against the cruel economies of risk that decapacitated AMIREDIS members as laborers, their testimonies offer an internationalism...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... . 2010 . “ Remittance Transfers in Senegal: Preliminary Findings, Lessons, and Recommendations on Its Marketplace and Financial Access Opportunities .” International Migration Paper No. 109 . Geneva, Switzerland : International Labour Office . Pianigiani Gaia Cumming-Bruce Nick...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
...). Through video testimonios , AMIREDIS members narrate experiences of vulnerability that come from living with instability. The Honduran national economy depends on remesas (remittances), yet the risks involved in securing these flows is borne by individuals and their families. Migrants wager...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... remittances that are sent from the United States to Mexico but social remittances (ideas, behaviors) as well, then sonidero mix CDs are prime examples of what I’d term “musical remittances” that circulate among migrants and shape musical meanings, tastes, and listening practices on both sides of the border...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 267–291.
Published: 01 May 1997
... to the nation in a form that is at once abstract and exterior to it. Indeed, as Filipino-American newspaper publisher, Alex Esclamado put it, “Remittances by overseas Filipinos [estimated in 1995 to be about $6 billion annually] to their families are now...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 249–274.
Published: 01 January 1994
... her unique positioning without romanticizing her purported isolation or denying her agency. This woman might be receiving remittances from her husband who sells hats on the streets in New York City. This in turn might enable her to hire...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 383–412.
Published: 01 May 2006
... is not entirely alone either in its decision to paritally dollarize (Ecuador and El Salvador recently fully dollarized their economies) or in its aggressive search for remittances (which charac- terizes the situation of many countries in the Caribbean...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., working with others to form busi - nesses, find work, make savings, build better homes, improve the fortunes of their children, send remittances home.” In Shadow Cities, Robert Neuwirth (2005) also rejects the term slum for its denigrating connotations, arguing that residents of Rocinha in Rio de...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 389–405.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and promotions, for remittances of fines, and in a dozen other petty ways. Philadelphia is the end toward which New York under Tammany is driving 403 as fast as the lower intelligence and higher conceit of its leaders will let it. In Genealogy Philadelphia one very small ring...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... was working,” Carlos remembered, “working and working and sending my money back home.” Carlos’s family used the remittances to buy a better roof as well as to send two of Carlos’s sisters to school. Then there was a car accident. The details are not clear, but the consequences are obvious. Carlos suffered...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
... peasants, many of whom live from remittances and subsistence farming, are held to be either unwilling or unable to improve their lives for the best. They are disparagingly referred to as “little peasants” ( xiao nongmin ), as if they are stuck in a state of infancy, stubbornly refusing to grow up...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 238–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... limited by both U.S. state expenditure and the global chase for petro dol- lars; and (3) the way that these two forms of money morphed into remittances, contributing to the newest source of Salvadoran national wealth. I closed that set- ting...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
... [the king19 In this regard, indunas were responsible for communication between the city and the home- stead. They presided over death, organized the conveyance of bodies back home, arranged transport and remittances to homesteads, adjudicated...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 September 2004
... hotels as temporary bases of operation and storage. For many Africans across the region, Johannesburg is a site for the bulk purchase of various commodities. It is a locus of complex barter arrangements and transshipment, a site for laundering money, sending remittance, and for upscaling a variety...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 513–538.
Published: 01 September 2020
... wife stays in Nairobi. He sends remittances back home, but his wife — the dotcom lady of the title — constantly asks for more. When he finally returns to the city, he discovers that she has been having an affair and is pregnant with a child that is not his. The song ends, “Come down girl, the dottie...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . Myambo Melissa Tandiwe . 2016 . “ Bloody Diaspora Theory for the Twenty-First Century: African and Asian Heritage Migrants return .” Unpublished manuscript . Nayyar Deepak . 1994 . Migration, Remittances, and Capital Flows: The Indian Experience . Delhi : Oxford University Press...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in Mexico. I know it’s an effort for everyone but it’s the least we can do for those folks who are practically supporting our country with the remittances I hope you can make this little one-day effort (May 1). A new demonstra...