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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 3 Nowcasting provided by the Tropical Marine Science Institute. The radar image on the left shows Singapore in the regional context of the Malay Peninsula (north) and Indonesia’s Riau Islands (south). The right-hand image shows expected rainfall intensity in different parts of the city for More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 1 Fixit Clinic at the Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California, on November 18, 2012. Photograph by Peter Mui Figure 1. Fixit Clinic at the Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California, on November 18, 2012. Photograph by Peter Mui More
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and in more empowered roles than in the past. This development offers an opportunity to develop more transparent, ethical, and effective models for collaborative urban research involving universities, local government, and citizen science networks. This sort of data-intensive administrative triage...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 449–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Beatrice Jauregui This article theorizes ongoing US-led global warfare as a “positive science” based in communal, familial, and humanistic values manifest in outreach practices conducted by the US Army. Analyzing the history of recruitment and recently developed resilience training and civil...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 551–557.
Published: 01 September 2013
... had read Antonio Gramsci, he might have said hegemonize . But, more to the point, Veblen emphasized not merely the production, circulation, and consumption of commodities but also the emergence of enterprises, with their business plans as maps for going concerns. Information, risk, science in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., and Public Social Science Craig Calhoun In spring 2011, several famous social scientists found themselves caught up in unwelcome publicity. As fighting spread in Libya, atten- tion focused on the trips Benjamin Barber, Anthony Giddens, Joseph Nye, Robert...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... The Urban Condition: A Challenge to Social Science Ash Amin That the human condition and the urban condition may have become one and the same has not occasioned much critical reflection in the social sciences. The analysis of the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
...J. Aaron Simmons; Brandon Inabinet Michel Henry casts the objectivist tendencies in modern science as an existential threat to culture. Conservative distrust toward the public face of science and vulgar relativism toward the public face of the humanities heighten this indifference, this article...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 477–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hannah Landecker Through examination of four examples from contemporary metabolic sciences, this article characterizes the rise of a postindustrial metabolism. Concerned with regulation, timing, and information, this emergent metabolism is analyzed as a shift away from the factory or motor model of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 53–84.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Fred Turner; Christine Larson This article identifies a mode of intellectual influence and popular celebrity that has emerged alongside American computer science and collaborative engineering: “network celebrity.” By tracking the tactics and impact of three key intellectual entrepreneurs — Norbert...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... provision in this period are often subsumed under the category of neoliberalism. This article unpacks this narrative by focusing on the intersection between architecture and social science. It argues that the neoliberalization of housing not only constitutes a transformation of housing economics, from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
... interested in locating translational research in a conjuncture that is marked, on the one hand, by a “postgenomic” moment in the life sciences and, on the other, by the capitalization of biomedicine. We argue that knowledge should be considered in terms of its mobility, rather than simply in terms of its...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 401–434.
Published: 01 September 2013
... social sciences has obscured the value of thin description as a method. Focusing on the work of Erving Goffman as well as large-scale collaborative projects such as the Natural History of an Interview, Love suggests that microanalyses of observed behavior provide a model for reading across disciplines...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
... imagination for the purposes of cognitive science and are too intertwined with a specific personal biography and bodily experience to offer a straightforward account of shared social and cultural practices. PHOTO-ESSAY The Color of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Neil Brenner The urban has become a keyword of early twenty-first-century economic, political, and cultural discourse. But as its resonance has intensified in social science and in the public sphere, the conceptual and cartographic specificity of the urban has been severely blunted. Is there any...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 467–477.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Georges Canguilhem If a definition of health were possible without reference to some explicit knowledge, where would we seek its foundation? In this essay Georges Canguilhem takes up this question within philosophy, science, and medicine, exposing the assumptions necessary for various notions of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to begin to describe again the driving forces, the key determinants, of politics in the twenty-first century. RETORT proposes a political anti science—a form of political writing that manages, at last, to wake us (the present writers included) from the sleep of reason. RETORT endeavors to recapture...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Achille Mbembe In the rest of the world, the “postcolonial turn” in the social sciences and humanities took place nearly a quarter century ago. Since then, the method or style of critique associated with that movement has influenced myriad political, epistemological, institutional, and disciplinary...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
... layers of the postcolonial argument unfolding within a group of French scholars. At the heart of the postcolonial debate are the very definitions of the “social sciences” and “humanities” and the remapping of the knowledge they contain and produce. These repeated disjunctions among enunciative spaces...