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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... liminality open source smart city politics Cans of Coke, bottles of beer, coffee cups, and empty pizza boxes are scattered across the tables in the room. On other tables lie scissors, notebooks, and small translucent bags that contain sensors made of metal and plastic. Yellow Post-it notes next...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that such is the eventfulness of urban public space that the politics of place are always fleeting, hidden, and never reducible to human sociality alone. 2015 body/space interactions everyday city smart cities sociality and politics urban public space In March 2013, I was on an evening Eurostar train from...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
... infrastructure. Marketed as a “smart city,” it is presented as an entire territory whose mandate is to produce interactive data fields that will, like the natural resources of another era, be mined for wealth and, similarly, will generate sub...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., www.fastcompany.com/1710342/the-battle-­ for-­ the-­ soul-­ of-­ the-­ smartcity.­ Massey, Doreen. 2005. “Throwntogetherness: The politics of the event of place.” In For space, 149 – 62. London: Sage. Taylor, Peter. 2004. World city network...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
...” cities, it was to justify urban plans produced through strikingly antidemocratic political processes and through physical interventions to structure social interaction—separating rich and poor or isolating ethnic groups ( Kargon and Molella 2008 ). Still, the urge to bring scientific methods to urban...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 January 2005
... capitalism, a complex fi eld often held up as an exemplar of hard-edged political economy. Nuttall and Mbembe (2004) see Johannesburg as a city held (analytically) hostage precisely to this political economy: to a proletarian culture on the one side and to antiurbanism on the other (Charles van...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
... University Press 535 Public Culture Although in compromised forms, Weiser’s ideas for ubicomp made their way into designs for smart environments including the one Sal lived in and the one I am currently most interested in — the media...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and Politics in Cities of the Global South .” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 35 , no. 1 : 3 – 20 . De Boeck Filip , and Baloji Sammy . 2016 . Suturing the City: Living Together in Congo's Urban Worlds . London : Autograph . Rao Vyjayanthi . 2007 . “ Proximate...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 347–370.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Cooper, John Milton, Jr. 2001 . Breaking the heart of the world: Woodrow Wilson and the fight for the League of Nations . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Freeland, Richard. 1972 . The Truman Doctrine and the origins of McCarthyism: Foreign policy, domestic politics,and internal security...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... “in uniform or not,” as “an egalitarian provider of virtue.” So strong are this ideal and its power to outshine politics that as the young revelers move through the city on the eve of departure, women open windows from apartments above to shout the essay’s titular phrase, “Every Turk is born a soldier...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in Chinese Painting (1996) and “The Hong Kong Clock—Public Time-Telling and Political Time/Space” ( Public Culture , spring 1997). A Chinese Dream by Wang Jin Wu Hung B orn in 1962 and first trained in traditional Chinese painting...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the opportunities made available by adaptation. Much of what we know about enumeration and urban politics comes from commentary on the benefits and dangers of “smart cities” in the global North ( Kitchin 2014; Greenfield 2013) . Intelligent technologies, infrastructures, and buildings are seen to require...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and sensibilities of consumer sentiment. We can begin with that cosmopolitan city that never sleeps, New York, teem- ing with millions of would-be consumers. And yet this hub of commercial activ- ity, where mom-and-pop retailers and high-end boutiques...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 195–200.
Published: 01 March 2013
... it a creative space. Here design can be at once enabling and disabling. In their essay “Test-­Bed Urbanism,” Orit Halpern, Jesse LeCavalier, Nerea Calvillo, and Wolfgang Pietsch examine the remarkable project undertaken in Songdo, South Korea, to build, literally from the ground up, a “smart city...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 211–214.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Working Class. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Currinder, Marian. 2008. Money in the House: Campaign Funds and Congres- sional Party Politics. Boulder, Colo.: Westview. Deutsch, Nancy L. 2008. Pride in the Projects: Teens Building Identities in Urban Contexts. New York: New York...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Smart about Cities: Visualizing the Challenge for Twenty-First Century Urbanism , you have a memorable phrase: “The discourse is the glue of coalitions” ( Hajer and Dassen 2014 : 16). And you cite the idea that planning is about telling persuasive stories about the future. It sounds like what you’re...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., or South Korea’s ultimate “smart city” of Songdo. This phenomenon is not new, nor is it exclusive to the modern age. Many ideal towns built throughout the ages suffer from the same blandness and one- dimensionality. Filarete’s...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of a photograph. One of Carlos’s sisters takes a picture of him with her smart phone. She then sends the image immediately to her parents. Some eight hours north of Guatemala City, Carlos’s father assesses the image to decide whether he should pay for another month of rehabilitation. The pastor discerns the image...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
... at the city.15 In present-day Hong Kong, however, this poses a difficult historical problem. The televisual brings us back full circle to disappearance, but this time around, disappearance is a political liability rather than a smart strategy of the negative. 14. For an account...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 399–425.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in the history of Filipino nationalism. The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Politics in the Contemporary Philippines Vicente L. Rafael This essay explores a set of telecommunicative fantasies...