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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... signify that Russia is moving toward the model of “caesaropapism” ( Epstein and Vasil’ev 2011 ), while self-proclaimed secularists warn that Russian Orthodoxy is indeed transforming itself from an embattled church recovering from Soviet repressions to an official state ideology (see, e.g., Novodvorskaya...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 391–398.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Dinosaur Book: The Life and Times of a Cultural Icon (1998) and Picture Theory (1994). “Seeing Disability” is part of a book in progress titled What Do Pictures Want? PC 13.3-04 Mitchell 9/14/01 3:45 PM Page 391 Seeing Disability...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in relation to the emergent visual repertoires of perpetual war. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Seeing and Believing: On Photography and the War on Terror Liam Kennedy Writing...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... seen a massive expansion of the national security state, marks a continuity of Cold War emotion management and national security affect. Employing Michael Billig’s concepts of “hot” and “banal” nationalism, the article contends that the nationwide “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign forms...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Vicki Mayer The film and media industries have turned New Orleans into “Hollywood South,” a transformation that regularly reorients residents’ relationships with their physical environment. In this essay, I describe the connections I see between the privatization of public space and the impacts of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ability to produce “truth,” and that translational research is a signifier of a contemporary biomedicine that operates “in the trans-,” under the sign and context of various movements across domains that see the production, articulation, and problematization of knowledge and value. This argument...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Northern California East Bay area and the Repair Cafe located in Palo Alto, California, but originally hailing from the Netherlands. It shows how each group, rooted in notions of individualism and reciprocity, comes to articulate particular ways of seeing and remaking themselves as citizens through the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Yasmin Moll Egyptian translators working at Iqraa—the world’s first Islamic television channel—use a variety of strategies in subtitling Arabic-language preaching programs into English. These translators see their task as twofold: to act as “cultural mediators” responsible for countering perceived...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 275–288.
Published: 01 May 2019
... “merit.” The effects of this asymmetry are evident in the popular politics around reservations in which the claim to merit on the part of upper castes is taken largely at face value. Across this period, we also see the consistent stance of the southeastern state of Tamilnadu as a political outlier in its...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... strengthen. Gang ministry, as the effort is known, makes MS-13 the perfect problem through which to see the politics of American security anew, linking relatively mundane ministerial efforts to contemporary threads of religion and globalization, the politics of frontiers, borders and boundaries, and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a pragmatic issue of substandard original construction, undersupervised repairs, poor to nonexistent maintenance, and rapid shifts in policy attention is hidden to reinsert householders as the main culprits of substandard living conditions in many Aboriginal communities. A dirty literalism that sees...
Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 1 A screenshot of a GIS map of Palestinian Authority data from 2008, depicting major roads and urban areas in the West Bank and Gaza. For a more detailed view, see figure 5 . Map by the author. Data appear courtesy of Global Map of Palestine © ISCGM/Palestinian National Authority More
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 1993
... that links their respective eyes, the mutual seeing which is at the heart of believing. Thus stars must be seen, and seeing them is mutually empowering to star and audience alike, for in this seeing is the blessing (and thus the prosperity) that the star...
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Public Culture (1 May 1999) 11 (2): 404–405.
Published: 01 May 1999
... beach. One often sees 10- or 12-year-olds taking aim, assisted by their fathers, who themselves take an occasional shot. I Mias sti-uck by the strangeness of the targets- cartoonesque animals and commando figurines pinned to the...
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Public Culture (1 September 1997) 9 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 September 1997
.... What the Eye Can't See: A June 4 Demonstration. The eye's iris reflects an approaching tank. Fig. 6. Street Sleeper Reading the Property Post Fig. 7. Notes from the Underground Fig. 8. X-Urban Subjects: In the Streets...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 January 1999
... think of the difference as one between civilizations, each with their own culture. Alternatively, we can see the change from earlier cen- turies to today as involving something like “development”—as the demise of a traditional society and the rise of the modern. From this perspective, which seems to...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 129.
Published: 01 January 1989
... prolonged advertisement on one of the TV channels. Passersby on the streets somewhere were being shown sun-glasses, costing $19.99 apiece, wearing which, it was said, enables one to see behind one's head (and ahead too, I guess): The people encountered were asked to wear the sun-glasses and give...
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Public Culture (1 January 2002) 14 (1): 239–273.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Town in August 2000; Patna in February 2001; and Evanston, Illinois, in March 2001. 1. See, e.g., Fabien Eboussi Boulaga, Christianisme sans fétiche: Révélation et domination (Paris: Présence africaine, 1981); Jean-Marc Ela, Le cri de l’homme africain: Questions aux chrétiens et aux églises...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 443–445.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-twentieth-century Britain and India; we visit the “virtual world” of online poker to understand how people act under and make sense of uncertainty; we explore East African encounters with psychological counseling and witness the local particularities of the globalization of the mind; we see both the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2001) 13 (3): 506–510.
Published: 01 September 2001
... superimposed onto each of the eight images of me in such a way that the composite figure looks convincing, but so that, in real- izing that all the portraits are of the same person, viewers will begin to question their reaction to seeing a disabled body. By separating the...