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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... officials use—or deliberately fail to use—to shield prisoners from being identified as rapists. At the same time, the essay documents the brutal ways that inmates punish peers who have been revealed as perpetrators of sexual assault. Ultimately, the article argues that power in Brazil’s male prisons, like...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
... crimes such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex work or sex trafficking. Thus women, sex workers, and gender-nonconforming people may be disproportionately excluded from any benefits of bodycam surveillance. But privacy and dignity interests, as well as investigatory realities, preclude...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and justice. Drawing on years of fieldwork in Brazilian courtrooms and prisons, Drybread examines the ways in which inmates brutalize—and often rape—peers who have been revealed as perpetrators of sexual assault, and how prison officials conceal these acts, facilitating extrajudicial punishment. Lisa...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the subjects, with up to 16.5 percent the victims of assault, 9.4 percent of robbery, and 4.2 per- cent of sexual assault. Young colored (a racial classification of the colonial and apartheid era for people deemed to be neither white nor black...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 73–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
... potential sexual assault, calling on and disavowing the United Nations’ attention simultaneously: “UN, please ignore us.” FIGURE 3 Activist and member of Myanmar’s National Unity Government Ei Thinzar Maung poses with a message for the United Nations, April 2021. Courtesy of Ei Thinzar Maung...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to asylum seekers’ loss of credibility. The Questioned Truthfulness of Asylum Seekers On August 23, 2011, in the case of New York v. Strauss-­Kahn, all charges of sexual assault and attempted rape against the former head of the International Monetary Fund were dismissed by a New York City court...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 209–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... assaults, and 52,107 rapes. This last figure, important because sexual crimes are 3. See Ted Leggett’s (2004b: 6) summary of the recent SA Reconciliation Barometer and the National Victims of Crime Survey: South Africa 2003 (ISS 2004; also cited as Burton et...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
... feelings of pain ( Johnson 2013) . Middle-class Whites created social norms that validated the rape and mutilation of Black women’s bodies, since they were characterized as deviant, impure, and immune from human nature. These women’s narratively inferior status normalized their rampant sexual assault...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., ed. 1985 . The Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960 . New York: Columbia University press. Cameron , Deborah , and Elizabeth Frazer. 1987 . The Lust to Kill: A Feminist Investigation of Sexual Murder . New York: New York University press. Corliss...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., if any, sub-Saharan Africans in the image. The representation of the Muslim here is as an Arab. 2 Ramadan was accused in 2017 of multiple sexual assaults and formally charged with rape by French prosecutors in 2018; he is currently out on bail awaiting trial. At the time of my fieldwork, he...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2015
... up is a pair of essays detailing some of the less well- known consequences of economic liberalization in India. While Nikhil Anand explores how the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai trouble the state’s audit culture, Sareeta Amrute discusses assaults...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the scale had tipped such that my life’s trauma tally was more weighted by system-inflicted wounds than any other. Of all my scars, the brightest were no longer those of childhood poverty and abuse, splashes of sexual assault, or a failed marriage. Those were almost invisible compared to the scars inflicted...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the secular laws of the Republic and those of “radical Islam.” These and many other reactions like them figured the decision to be a sexual violation of French law and a dangerous “regression” of its cherished secular values.4 In the eyes...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... at the center of international aid discourse, and a clarion call has been sounded to address the atrocities perpetrated against women “forced to live in constant fear” ( New York Times 2011 ). Yet, while it is undeniable, yes, that sexual assault is a horrifying and persistent reality of life in the tent...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 255–276.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that the biracial male union Du Bois represented in his Harvard address is impossible because of the rigid policing of sexual identity categories at the turn of the century. This argument does not deny that the hardening of racism would have produced...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 January 2019
... de la république.” http://lmsi.net/Nous-sommes-les-indigenes-de-la . 11 Since the original writing of this article, Tariq Ramadan has been accused of several cases of rape and sexual assault. I am not engaging in discussion of this case; I merely refer to Fourest’s critique of him...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2012
... as the mass militarization of German society in the 1930s fractured fami- lies, the Nazis depicted Germany as a national family, united by shared blood- lines, under assault by racial and sexual inferiors.12 In 1938 the first sentence of The Nazi...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 487–505.
Published: 01 September 2010
... not only frequently designates sexually explicit images but also signals human violation and social degradation. In other words, “pornography” points to an assault on the very kinds of individual rights that are supposed to be at the heart...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 465–478.
Published: 01 September 1994
... theory which celebrates the “creativity,” “chaos,” and “liberation” to be found at points of interracial, intercultural, transnational contact on the postmodern borderlands. The sexual encounters between this population of young Japanese women...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
... departure from the “Black Church.” In this regard, Coates and the Movement for Black Lives would seem made for each other, although the latter’s gender and sexual politics and the former’s overtly masculinist vision make for an awkward partnership. Granted, it’s a pairing that strangely resembles...