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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... a concept with aspirations of becoming a tool for thinking about the bad life: the concept of social disappeared . The author argues that it is feasible to turn the categories of disappeared and disappearance into tools for understanding a universe filled with places that are outside the norm, places...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Zeynep Tufekci Hardly a month passes without a popular news outlet or a pundit asking if the Internet is making us lonely. Meanwhile, social media remains the Internet’s most popular application, and almost every empirical study suggests that Internet use corresponds to more social interaction...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 91–124.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Social Imaginaries Charles Taylor The number one problem of modern social science has been modernity itself. TBy modernity I mean that historically unprecedented amalgam of new prac- tices and institutional forms (science, technology, industrial production, urban...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 January 2002
... . This, that, and the other: Public, social, and private in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In Shifting the boundaries: Transformation of the languages of public and private in the eighteenth century , edited by Dario Castiglione and Lesley Sharpe. Exeter: University of Exeter Press. Burchell, Graham. 1991...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Pun Ngai © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Pun Ngai is an assistant professor of social science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a cultural anthropologist and the author of various publications on Chinese migrant workers, gender, global factories...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 625–627.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Psychology (2001) and Reasonably Vicious (forthcoming). Social Imaginary, Ethics, and Methodological Individualism Candace Vogler I t may be impossible to do ethics without engaging the individuating question...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 579–586.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: How values shape human progress . New York: Basic. Poovey, Mary. 2002 . The liberal civil subject and the social in eighteenth-century British moral philosophy. Public Culture 14 : 125 -45. Taylor, Charles. 1992 . The ethics of authenticity . Cambridge: Harvard University Press...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 113–122.
Published: 01 January 1992
... extracted from workers, not only the arbitrary and iniquitous hierarchies imposed by the violence of the powerful, but also and perhaps espe- cially, that subtle and pervasive social alchemy which for centuries, has led slaves to accept their servitude, the miserable to like their misery...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 9–45.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Craig Calhoun Seeking to end international isolation and pursue limited reform, Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi and his son Saif drew British and American social scientists into a diplomatic and public relations project. Contracts with the Monitor Group (and Harvard faculty members) and the London School...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... exemplarily recorded for the future. In the case of the Obra Getuliana , the temporal mode insists on the inauguration of the future-in-the-present. In the photographs of social “inclusion,” the emphasis is cast on the present, and the future is maintained in suspenseful incompletion. In each set of images...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 167–193.
Published: 01 May 2022
... reports, and written in conversation with feminist anthropological scholarship on capitalism and social reproduction, it argues that these systems have created a matrix of conversion devices that produce Muslim social life under the sign of terrorism while expropriating it as data and labor. At the same...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ash Amin This short intervention outlines the challenges for social theory posed by a thoroughly urbanized world, one run out of a small number of cities and shaped in all its aspects by the distinctiveness of urban being. 2013 urban challenges: M ANIFESTO...
Published: 01 January 2019
Figure 2 Image circulated on social media and by email in the days following Nisman’s death. The caption reads “Justice: As Argentines we deserve for the truth to be brought to light.” More
Published: 01 September 2020
Figure 1 A social media meme circulating among Kashmiri users in January 2017 depicts a January calendar page featuring fourteen-year-old girl, Insha Malik. More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 287–326.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Stefan Helmreich This article offers a history of the wave metaphor in social theory, examining how waves became rhetorical forms through which to think about the shape of social change. The wave analytic—“waves of democratization,” “waves of immigration,” “waves of resistance”—wavers between high...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 457–468.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Waqar Zaidi Abstract This article suggests that aerial networks can be usefully conceptualized as broad “aerial social spaces” that can (and often do) extend, produce, and reproduce state power. They are not easily created: their creation and maintenance require large resources both on land...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 161–188.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Dundes , A. 1987 . Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles and Stereotypes . Berkeley: Ten Speed Press. Erokhin , A. Abzats . 1995 . “lumor v Rossii.” Ogonek , April 14, 43 . Fairclough , N. 1992 . Discourse and Social Change . Cambridge: Polity Press. Fanger , D...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... [1965] 1977 . El socialismo y el hombre en Cuba. In Escritos y discursos , vol. 8 . Havana: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales. Gutiérrez, Aldo. 2001 . Interview by author. Havana, 6 March. Handler, Richard, and Eric Gable. 1997 . The new history in an old museum: Creating the past at Colonial...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 339–370.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jennifer Hasty © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Jennifer Hasty is a Member in the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, participating in the annual focus seminar on corruption. She is currently on a one-year leave from her position...
Published: 01 January 2023
FIGURES 2A–2I A collection of signs placed on the ground and photographed from above, then circulated on Burmese social media, February 2021. More