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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 607–613.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Terri Castaneda Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 Beyond The Trocadero: Mickey’s Wild West Show and More Terri Castaneda About 30 kilometers outside of Paris, a small sign informs...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 1 Screen shot from The Joe Schmo Show (2003) Figure 1. Screen shot from The Joe Schmo Show (2003) More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2 Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. Figure 2. Rearview mirror of my parents’ VW showing the Ali Ibn Abu Taleb mosque in Shu’fat. Photograph by author. More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 3 Sketch showing how the vacuum tube fits into the transmitter Figure 3. Sketch showing how the vacuum tube fits into the transmitter More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 9 Wedding planning boutique, showing stage sets, 2009. Photograph by author Figure 9. Wedding planning boutique, showing stage sets, 2009. Photograph by author More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) images showing the Mississippi River before and during the Great Midwest Flood of 1993. Created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the Landsat Project Science Office. Retrieved May 14, 2015, from More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 3 “Poison/Palate” map showing Silicon Valley Superfund sites along with Bay Area food and agriculture landmarks. Rebecca Solnit, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas , 2010. Reprinted with permission of the University of California Press Figure 3. “Poison/Palate” map showing Silicon More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 3 Abdulhamid Nabizada shows photographs in a public library pamphlet of himself meeting dignitaries Figure 3. Abdulhamid Nabizada shows photographs in a public library pamphlet of himself meeting dignitaries More
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
...William A. Callahan Maps are an important site of the production and consumption of the national image. This essay examines modern Chinese maps to show how the very material borders between foreign and domestic space are the outgrowth of the symbolic workings of historical geography and the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
... meaning and fate. This essay focuses on two recent seasons of the widely popular children’s television program Sinterklaasjournaal . The show deployed new storylines to maintain the innocence of the traditional celebration in the face of mounting antiracist critique by refabricating truths that not only...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... targetable areas. I argue that these visualizations of the environment are governed by a metaphysical discourse: photographs taken from a great height that pretend to show the majesty of nature and purport to be apolitical, objective, and transparent as a form of environmental representation. This military...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rihan Yeh A series of ethnographic examples, all related to a demonstration at the International Port of Entry connecting Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego, California, show the importance for Tijuana's public sphere of the distinction between documented and undocumented status vis-à-vis the United...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
... twenty-first century anyway? In this essay I show that in Mozambique smoky cities are the result of neither industrialization nor development but of burning wood and charcoal in homes. 2013 THE URBAN AND THE RURAL: P H O T O E SSAY Cidades...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 331–348.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Keith Breckenridge Gandhi is conventionally viewed as a lifelong critic of Western modernity and colonial government. This essay shows that these views, which were famously expressed in Hind Swaraj , took form in his struggle against the Transvaal state between 1906 and 1908. Before that time...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 35–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... insensible the logic of their modes of social organization. Referring to ethnographic examples, this article shows how affect analysis can help translate the insights of heterological societies, so as to eventually dismantle the current anthropocentrism. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 199–220.
Published: 01 May 2018
... shows that the particular biospatial scaffolding underlying Israel’s colonial project has deployed similar strategies of dispossession and settling across the entire territory located between the Jordan Valley and the Mediterranean Sea. Simultaneously, it draws a connection between these strategies and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... how power is constructed and contested in transnational law through competing social practices of translation. By ethnographically analyzing the conflict over the “Super Banana”—a genetically modified crop funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—I show how the circulation of transnational...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Figure 3 “Poison/Palate” map showing Silicon Valley Superfund sites along with Bay Area food and agriculture landmarks. Rebecca Solnit, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas , 2010. Reprinted with permission of the University of California Press Figure 3. “Poison/Palate” map showing Silicon...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 85–108.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Karen Tongson This essay explores the disputed origins of the first karaoke machine and explains how karaoke eventually evolved into a term of judgment in star- making media such as reality vocal competition shows. What Tongson calls the double- edged “karaoke standard” — whether a competitor’s...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... visualization of border lines and their crossings is enacted. More specifically, we seek to conceptualize the visual infrastructure through which border lines and movement lines are drawn, deployed, and authorized. We show how deceptibility and a dispersal of identity documents are constitutive of the specific...