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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 515–531.
Published: 01 September 1993
....” Research report. Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Communication Arts. Video Crackdown, or The Sacrificial Pirate: Censorship and Cultural Consequences in Thailand...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay probes discourses of millennial governance in current late liberal governance and contemporary critical theory. It examines a set of dilemmas for progressive critics when they mobilize discourses of sacrifice and sacrificial love against the millennial imaginary...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of Modernity have generally invoked the vio- lent past as a catalog of sacrifices, including the deeds of the nation’s visionary martyrs and its innocent sacrificial victims alike. Sierra rejected revolution as a useful or positive mechanism when he wrote as a pundit during the precarious early years...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... This is why they represent children in political life as trustees, their acts meant to become altruistic, disinterested, and sacrificial, at least in this respect. It is this appeal to act against their own self-interest that characterizes the familiar invocations for adults to leave a better world...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 May 2011
... rejection of this reality as an absolute value The Paradox of also entailed protecting it. Only by disdaining life could it be saved, while even Nonviolence politics in its most sacrificial forms, including the Cold War doctrine of “mutually assured destruction,” continued to be devoted to its...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., at the cost of his own sacrificial cleans- ing, what was proper.12 Morals for Gandhi were a set of fundamentally contingent and conscientious judgments about one’s own capacities and the other’s limits, not an imperative of principles. If indifference to the unequal’s suffering brought...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 1.
Published: 01 January 2009
... A. Povinelli’s examination of liberal sacrificial love brings the limits of con­ temporary historicities to the fore. Webb Keane’s close discussion of time, media, and circulation discovers structural fissures in the idea of an international public sphere, while Wilder points to the limits of the national...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 239–273.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., or self- sacrificial, violence was deployed—and death unleashed—in the name of a Marx- ist telos. Murder itself was commuted and concealed through ascription to a final moral truth, while the proof of virtue and morality lay in pain and suffering.33 The possibility of a properly philosophical...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): vi.
Published: 01 September 2008
... it; Elizabeth A. Povinelli discusses the limits of sacrificial love in late liberalism; Webb Keane scrutinizes the moral narratives produced by the Indonesian press; William A. Callahan maps where China is and where it must be; Beatriz Jaguaribe and Maurício Lissovsky distill traces of the past...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- structions of law, but also Mbembe’s severe dichotomy of sacrificial victims and war-goaded subjectivities. In a postcolonial state, the testimony of traumatized witnesses inflects legal claims both past and present. In South Africa...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2007
... sacrificial.” Our bodies are broken and repaired, but “there is nothing to say.” There certainly has not been a shortage of things to say about AIDS. On the contrary, AIDS has sparked a veritable plague of images: what Paula A. Treichler (1988...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 1991
... is accessible to a suppliant people. Is the magic efficacious? On the third day of the war, USA Toduy ran a short piece headlined, “All anyone can do is ‘pray, give blood one a ritual spell, the other a sacrificial offering of vital bodily substance .as citizen or soldier. There was another spell...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... efforts to rehabilitate a cultural, sacrificial, and almost theologico-­political con- ception of the history of France. Inspired by schoolbooks of the turn of the century, this view of history is con- sumed with past glories. It situates...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the category of the leftist as categorically nonhuman. Christianity, through the instantiation of Christ as human, dislodged the sacrificiality of the selfsame37 from the realm of totemism and reterritorial­ ized it within the realm of political...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 387–410.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., the Righteous Army itself, armed in full battle gear, accompanied by this inscription: Ah, our proud Army! Inherit the anti-Japanese Righteous Soldier’s sacrificial spirit, Devote yourselves to restoring our national pride, Hear the battle cry...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the South Indian temple mimicked other institutional aspects of South Indian society. Temple ritual appeared to be a mixture of Vedic sacrificial procedures and the logic of domestic worship. The division of labor in the agrarian society...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 149–186.
Published: 01 January 2010
... familiar trope: “Every stone here has a story of martyrdom to tell. Every inch of thy soil, Oh mother! has been a sacrificial ground.”48 Not only is there a mythic community in a magical land, but all parts of this intimate land have been made sacred by sacrifice. Martyrdom is very powerful...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
...- chotomy of defiance and debauchery, which is attached to heavy drinking. In a way, the film appropriates certain Western values - the Nietzschean celebration of the Dionysian spirit - as the 1980s in China saw the revival of a Nietzschean wave. The song of the sacrificial offering to the wine...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of sacrificial indemnification, it strives to restore the unscathed (heilig) that it itself threatens” (Derrida 2002 : 66). The supplement of the frontier serves to indemnify the concussed foundational front while disavowing its remediation of the latter by claiming legitimating continuity. The dismediating...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 January 2004
... in face of the sacrificial dimension that solidarity creates through consensus and social agree- ment. Here the positive value of ambiguity reveals its dark side, since it can also uncover the weakness of shared social experiences...