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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 6 “Alleged Mass Graves Site near Khalil Yagoup Garden, Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan.” From Satellite Sentinel Project 2011. Satellite images © DigitalGlobe, Inc., 2011 Figure 6. “Alleged Mass Graves Site near Khalil Yagoup Garden, Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan.” From Satellite More
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
... disassembly and reassembly of broken consumer products. By examining the development of public sites of facilitated repair during nine months of ethnographic fieldwork, the essay untangles the emerging cultural project of repair in relation to the distinct forms of civic duty it brings to life. 2014 For...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 1995
...Gerald Fitzgerald Copyright © 1995 by The University of Chicago 1995 The Cult and Culture of Classical Sites: The Parthenon Fiasco Gerald Fitzgerald Restoration. The word and the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 2–9.
Published: 01 January 1995
...Jayce Salloum Copyright © 1995 by The University of Chicago 1995 (sites + ) demarcations.. making pictures in Lebanon Jayce Salloum The captionshexts accompanying each photograph are in...
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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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... shape and function of a large swath of urban space, building by building. Critically, these structures were made through official site planning and building permits, even as they emerged out of the frictions between the prevailing logics of Swedish planning — emphasizing formal uniformity to achieve...
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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 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
... became an important site for reconsidering the parameters of social transformation amid increasing knowledge of the fragility of the global ecological system. Of interest in the Olgyays’ diagrams, even more than the methods they proposed, are the conditions for the human that they imagined...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
... shrinking and control over its use has tightened considerably through zero-tolerance policing, growing surveillance, privatization, and gentrification. It argues that significant developments in digital media (e.g., the spread of mobile devices, photo sharing, blogging, and social networking sites) have...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ash Amin This article revisits the canon that imagines urban public space as a site of civic and political formation, based on active subjects. In contrast, the article explores the implications of thinking the urban landscape as sentient in its own right, as a hum of interacting humans and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... presidency became a site for resolving the black freedom struggle. This essay traces the routes through which the US state, in the form of the presidency, appropriated black images to suppress autonomous black freedom struggles and promote less threatening racial narratives. It critiques the production and...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
... imparting technical skill was a priority, arguably more important to this activist project was deepening political and affective commitment and constructing technology as a site to enact participatory politics and challenge elite expertise. 2014 Twenty people spent a weekend gathered around two...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-person microlending Web site Kiva fosters attachments with distant others through the illusion of intimacy that reshapes the global into an emotionally manageable size. This sentimental promise of a small world is both what enables and what haunts a cosmopolitan sense of responsibility to others...
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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 May 2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Swaraj , the Mahatma would consecrate the untouchable as harijan . Irrespective of whether one judges this gesture as incidental or integral to Gandhi's politics, the imbuing of divinity to the untouchable had deeper moral consequences, foremost of which was to institute touching as the site of moral...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill; Jatin Dua Despite the number of people held at this very moment inside prisons, detention centers, black sites, reformatories, stockades, refugee camps, and even the hulls of ships, there has been surprisingly little self-consciousness about the analytical power of captivity in...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
... social networking sites—as to individuals themselves. This article discusses the role of circulation in understanding the Egyptian popular uprising. It focuses on the literary work of a young generation of Egyptians whose writings from the past several years—and comments on the January 25 movement...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Matthew Chin In this article, the author complicates the current positioning of Jamaica within international discourses as exceptionally homophobic by focusing on the island in the 1970s as a site through which to understand how the struggle for sexual agency among subjects of same sex desire...
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Public Culture (1 September 2009) 21 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2009
... States. They also show how Tijuana's documented public reproduces itself across a range of communicative genres and sites, from a newspaper poll, to face-to-face dialogue, to the local baseball stadium, to the port of entry itself. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Versions of this...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 349–355.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Mark Jackson Duke University Press 2007 “Unfinished Saraswati with Plastic Bag” and Other Photos Mark Jackson Figure 1  Building site, Kasaba Public Culture 19:2  doi 10.1215/08992363-2006-040 Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press...