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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 (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 419–436.
Published: 01 September 2022
... disappeared, and memories of locations vanished as descendants passed away. In the absence of buildings and legally recognized borders, intangible heritage—stories, ephemeral traditions—define a sense of place. Betraying the perception that these places have disappeared, founders’ descendants express...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 109–129.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Julia Elyachar How to move beyond the failures of development? In the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) approach, the state, development, and public goods disappear. Instead, nongovernmental organizations help businesspeople realize poor people’s capacity to create infrastructure and business models. I...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2020
... essays with a genealogy of disappearance. This exercise reveals the concept of the “social disappeared”—which Gatti uses to think through the current politics and experiences of Mexico as well as of the southern border regions of Europe. Gatti’s account draws on fieldwork, but primarily functions...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 535–576.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in midcentury design for both home and office, Nelson is an uncanny double for Weiser. He too had a theory of disappear- ing objects, and, like Weiser, Nelson advocated for the disappearance of objects as a means of improving social life. Whereas Weiser imagined ubicomp as a way to eliminate the tyranny...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Ackbar Abbas Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Building on Disappearance: Hong Kong Architecture and the City Ackbar Abbas “Space” and “Place” Another luxury...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 769–786.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Ackbar Abbas 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Ackbar Abbas is head of comparative literature and codirector of the Center for the Study of Globalisation and Cultures at the University of Hong Kong. His recent publications include Hong Kong: Culture and the Politics of Disappearance...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2023
... the fleeting feelings of past moments.” In other words, personal writing preserved past experiences. In the same posting, however, she also expressed despair at how many of her writings had already disappeared from social media. They had been censored. As in Wuhan and Shanghai, ordinary people...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Press, 166 -184. Baudrillard , Jean . 1988b . “The Masses: The Implosion of the Social in the Media.” Trans. Marie Maclean. In Mark Poster, ed., Jean Baudrillard: Selected Writings . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 207 -219. Bordwell , David , Kristin Thompson, and Janet Staiger...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., shows how the overuse of the category of the narco misnames and disguises the hegemonic and state-run political forces responsible for the violence in Mexico today. The social movement generated by the disappearance of the forty-three students of September 2014 has brought the plight and demands...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of interracial violence, Devonte embodies and embodied the conditions of contemporary Black life and death in the United States. His disappearance is intimately linked to other forms and histories of American state violence. Through cultural analysis, autoethnography, and poetic intervention, this essay performs...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2023
... storytelling is expression against disappearance. Maintaining stories—through archives, platforms, and transmissions—is a means of tending to the social by building public culture. Such efforts generate new fragilities. Practitioners will be drawn into unglamorous difficulties such as maintaining digital...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 49–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Traumatic Stress and Social Polarization in Egypt .” Middle East: Topics & Arguments 11 : 89 – 98 . Mbembe Achille . 2019 . Necropolitics . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Michaelson Ruth . 2016 . “ App Launches in Egypt to Combat Forced Disappearances .” Guardian...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 611–615.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Arif Dirlik © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Arif Dirlik is Knight Professor of Social Science at the University of Oregon. His latest publications are Postmodernity's Histories: The Past as Legacy and Project (2000) and the edited volumes Chinese on the American Frontier...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 539–565.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Kashmir. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Kashmiri futures debility/disability calendars crip futures visual culture I n early January 2017, as the new year rolled in, a sly meme began to circulate on Kashmiri social media, particularly among users supporting azadi...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... the determina- tion of areas of action, investigation, and intervention — Colombia sanctioned the National Committee for Reparation and Reconciliation in a social and political context of war. Colombia’s unique circumstances not only complicate such issues as the specification of heinous crimes...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 261–275.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... By the time I began my research, in 2015, the circus children had vanished, but their disappearance was still constantly evoked. Even prior to beginning my fieldwork, I encountered several obstacles as a social scientist (an anthropologist) seeking to study children's lives, their worldviews...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... On the one hand, there are the big questions: the (non)institutionalized memory and the judicial (non)handling of the crimes of the war, the ongoing trauma of the families of the disappeared, the pervasive injustice and inequality in the social and structural sense, and the causes and the effects of endemic...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 319–339.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of the “homeless wars”: to exert such pressures against this body that will reduce it to nothing, to squeeze it until it is so small that it disappears, such that the circle of the social will again appear closed. 14. Laclau and Mouffe define antagonism not as a conflict between various elements of society...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
...- pression seemed to prefer to terrorize discreetly, behind walls. “Disappearance,” the tactic of police kidnapping followed by a secret execu- tion, characterized the ashamed, legalistic violence of the military. The the- ater of silent terror was answered, in Argentina, by the demonstrations...