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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Cymene Howe; Dominic Boyer The conditions of the Anthropocene, and the relative novelty of renewable energy forms, demonstrate the experimental plasticity of our era. Existing infrastructures of energy, political power, and capital can resist the more revolutionary ambitions of renewable energy...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,d.aWc . Reuters . 2011 . “ Google: Renewable Energy Is Long-Term Effort .” CNET News , April 27 . news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-20058077-54.html . Sardar Ziauddin . 1996 . “ alt.civilizations.faq: Cyberspace as the Darker Side of the West .” In Cyberfutures: Culture and Politics...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
... If climate change mitigation is about energy, adaptation is about water. While mitigation efforts attend to the main drivers of climate change, specifically by limiting emissions through innovation in renewable energy and clean technology, adaptation work concentrates on managing the already observed impacts...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... study conducted in Mexico, anthropologists Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer track the messy politics of a large-scale project to harness wind power as a source of renewable energy, showing how the project’s champions ignored local social inequities and the political grievances of the people whose lives...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 265–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
... for subscription ). Thinking Lebanon and California together challenges long-standing developmentalist notions of states, infrastructures, and modernization to think more broadly about just transitions to renewable energy across a number of contexts. What will it mean for people without the means to make...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 351–357.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the government decided to regulate them to protect local demand. 5 Some kind of centrally planned energy policy is needed that takes into account the various aspects of the system as a whole and makes provisions accordingly, such as diversifying production by developing renewable energy sources ( Recalde 2011...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2022
... expressed similar enthusiasm. As Lucy Kafanov reported to Matt Lauer on NBC's Today show, “This is our first ever look at Apple's incredible new campus envisioned by Steve Jobs to fit seamlessly with nature. It sprawls across 175 acres and is completely powered by renewable energy.” 2 Apple's new...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 515–535.
Published: 01 September 2022
... through what adaptive urbanism means practically, in relation to very, very material concerns like sanitation or access to water or avoiding flooding in informal settlements or extending renewable energy opportunities. But that has to live next door to some kind of social enterprise incubator, which...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 May 2006
... are puzzling. On the one hand, both the president and his secretary of state are mounting an outright campaign of civility: George W. Bush’s second term, so they tell us, will be guided by dialogue and a renewed cooperation with the United States’ allies, including those allies whom the hawks in Washing...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 147–152.
Published: 01 May 2022
...? If the shift to renewables translates into subsidizing property owners’ Tesla power walls and backing subscription microgrid companies, then the future is one of energy privatization. In the post-grid imaginary, structural adjustments are billed as innovations. In the Global North and South, energy flows most...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 119–120.
Published: 01 May 1991
... and San Francisco. With few excep- tions, national TV newscasters have had no critical edge. The war has come to dominate the attention and energy of news and state agencies alike. In the meantime, neighborhoods like ours in West Philadelphia continue to suffer from unemployment, poverty...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in renewables and conservation on anything like a viable scale. If renewables enjoyed the subsidies and tax breaks that oil and gas enjoy, the energy landscape would be unrecognizable. How do you read the electoral climate silence? AC: I think I come at this question from a slightly different angle...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 193–217.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of mobility which implies internal migrations, formations of new diasporas, linkages with old ones, and a redirection of energies in order to tap into energies coming from other places in the world, such as Brazil, India, and China.” At China City, however, regional migrations meet new global actors and renew...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the fortifications of overdevelopment as well as outside them. They challenge the politics and the ethics of Africa’s diaspora as well as the institution of its selfhood. This utopian project will draw additional energy from struggles against biocolonialism and contribute it, in turn, to a renewed sense...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 May 1993
... intensive to reinvent the world of professional publishing with humble resources. Like a small business, Public Culture was always in search of money, time, and energy, not to speak of imagination. We could not promote the journal as widely as it deserved, and we did not have the resources...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2013
... millions of people will define themselves for the rest of their lives by where they were and what they did in the momentous year of 2011, the year of the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement, when the squares and streets of great cities heaved with the energy and anger of the crowd. In using time...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... . Agriculture and food in crisis: Conflict, resistance, and renewal . New York : Monthly Review Press . Martindale Don . 1958 . Prefatory remarks: The theory of the city . In The city , by Weber Max , translated and edited by Martindale Don Neuwirth Gertrud , 9 – 64 . Glencoe...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., of course, was the antiapartheid struggle. And it was done in a grassroots way. We were involved with movements in black communities, mobilizing around social reproduction needs—housing, energy, services, and so on. At the end of the 1980s, when the political transition started, I was entering my undergrad...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for meeting “collective energy needs through renewable resources like solar power” ( Amazon Watch 2012 ). “Pare Belo Monte” constitutes an antispectacularized spectacle fully immersed in the knowledge that the planet has come under the sway of a distant militarized armature that watches existence from...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... (disaster, security, energy, and transportation) across four cities of the global South (Bogotá, Karachi, Accra, and Johannesburg). In each city, uncertainty is produced by historical conditions and productive of future possibilities. 2015 cities governance infrastructure planning uncertainty...
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