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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 3 “Angry Red Future: 2050.” Center for a New American Security / Oak Ridge National Laboratory Figure 3. “Angry Red Future: 2050.” Center for a New American Security / Oak Ridge National Laboratory More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 4 “Angry Red Future: 2100.” Center for a New American Security / Oak Ridge National Laboratory Figure 4. “Angry Red Future: 2100.” Center for a New American Security / Oak Ridge National Laboratory More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 1 Volunteer securing transmitter inside the truck Figure 1. Volunteer securing transmitter inside the truck More
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Deepa Kumar This article examines “security rituals,” routinized and repetitive performances of security practices, and their role in reproducing US nationalism and militarism. It argues that the security ritual as a form emerges out of the Cold War. Its revival in the war on terror era, which has...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 405–410.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Letter: Whose Fears? Which Life? What Security? Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar These are difficult times, often characterized as...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jerome Whitington Singapore climate change adaptation planning for water infrastructure is assessed against the concept of “vital security systems.” Cast against the historicity of water planning and postcolonial urbanism, water supply, coastal protection, and flood control are understood in terms...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the strongest networks forming in the postwar countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. Today a range of security officials train their efforts on a curious loophole in gang membership—Christian conversion as a way out—and by doing so open up new streams of funding and prompt a specialized...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
... conducive to liberalism, or can it be harnessed to secure legitimacy for other types of regimes? Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 I thank James Watson-Krips, Weng Zuji, David Strand, Claire Bowen, the reviewers for this journal, and the participants in the “Producing Knowledge about...
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Public Culture (1 May 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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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... exposure that has been deemed acceptable relative to the benefits of radiation. In this article, I trace the historical development and daily life of this cost-benefit calculus. I consider how acceptable risk frames exposure as integral to economic development and national security, normalizing nuclear...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
... core academic missions as institutions and researchers seek to simultaneously have a public impact and secure needed funds. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 This article was written in the summer of 2011 and accepted by Public Culture in August. The journal graciously allowed...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David Campbell Engaging RETORT's Afflicted Powers , this critique asks how far RETORT takes Guy Debord's thinking, what the political implications of their use of Debord are vis-à-vis some of the geopolitical issues they raise (specifically, with regard to U.S. security policy and the Balkans...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 551–560.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Cindi Katz This commentary on Afflicted Powers focuses on RETORT's theorization of the spectacle. Through a discussion of mimetic versus metonymic politics and an examination of childhood as a site of spectacle, the domestic security state and the social reproduction of weak citizenship are brought...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... self to become a subject of human rights that human rights films are contributing to human rights culture—in advance of a global community of citizens and institutions that might regularly and routinely secure human rights for all. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 cultural politics...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... traffic—from ideals of citizenship in automotive traffic, to neoliberal demands to economize time in industrial supply-chain provisioning, to efforts to establish sovereignty violently, as drug traffickers seem to—autonomous agency emerges as an object of desire, but one that is difficult to secure. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mayanthi L. Fernando The politics of recognition remains a common way to articulate and adjudicate minorities’ claims, yet, as a number of scholars have argued, calling on the state for redress serves to secure the state’s sovereignty. Drawing on Muslim French activism in France, the author...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 411–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
... environmentalism shares with the war on terror is the idea that we ought to organize our political life around the quest for security and that we can even recover a sense of moral purpose through the response to (environmental) emergencies. Here too the aim seems to be to scare us into submission, rather than open...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... essay theorizes a secrecy/threat matrix as a core project of the national security state. In doing so, it assesses the ideological linkages between “weapons of mass destruction” and the “secret” from the Cold War through the “war on terror.” The essay argues that the long-term effect of state secrecy is...
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Public Culture (1 September 2019) 31 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
... contemporary cities. Their combination implies the emergence of a new mode of urban security governance, a form of political and economic rationality that is speculative both in its underlying logic and in its everyday implementation. Figure 1 Military curfew in downtown Kingston, 2010. Photo by author...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 1 Aerial surveillance image shown during Colin Powell’s presentation to the UN Security Council, February 5, 2003. Image courtesy GlobalSecurity.org Figure 1. Aerial surveillance image shown during Colin Powell’s presentation to the UN Security Council, February 5, 2003. Image courtesy More