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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 289–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... mortality quantification socioeconomics According to Public Health France, at the end of the first year of the pandemic in France, 5,921 nursing homes for the elderly (79.6 percent) had recorded at least one case of COVID-19. Some had to deal with an isolated case, others with veritable clusters...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 465–485.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Philipp Scholz Rittermann; Carol McCusker In 2009 and 2010, photographer Philipp Scholz Rittermann followed China’s thousand-mile-long Grand Canal. His images reveal the layers of contemporary China’s socioeconomic strata and the collision of antiquity with modernity in urban, industrial, and rural...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the symptoms correlates strongly with age, race, the presence of preconditions, and socioeconomic status. Those who are least likely to develop the most severe symptoms are at the same time most likely to receive and be able to afford the medical treatment they need if they do. Equality in theory does...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 445–451.
Published: 01 September 2006
... was compelled to recognize that the same demos not only valued the socioeconomic rights that underpin what Charles Taylor calls “affirmation of ordinary life”3 (i.e., the life of production and repro- duction) but also perceived a close link...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
... commercialization, rapid privatization of state-owned enterprises, large- scale labor migration, and increased foreign investment. A popular saying captures the fundamentals of the socioeconomic transformations undergone since Mao’s policies were succeeded by those of Deng and Jiang: This essay draws...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... men and/or women, although rarely discussed are statistics showing that domestic violence takes place in all socioeconomic and ethnic groups. The new focus on masculine domination was both restricted in scope and tar- geted within noticeably geographic boundaries. The newly mainstream feminism...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2005
... social inequali- ties because of how they use this classification. Given the rising prevalence of diabetes, a critical analysis of its socioeconomic contexts and the organization of medical knowledge about it is needed. This essay picks apart the “typing” of people entailed in diabetes...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 211–237.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the supposedly recent emergence of what they described as wealth that escapes structures of authority. To them, unsanctioned wealth involves accu- mulation that is not authorized by the prevailing socioeconomic hierarchy, or both official and unofficial instances of regulation—be they at the state level...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 101–140.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of socioeconomic initiatives. Not satisfied with the prospect of an empty or qualified liberty, Césaire saw departmentalization as a vehicle for integrated emancipa- tion wherein legal, political, and socioeconomic freedoms would reinforce one another. Rather than evaluate this program...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 315–348.
Published: 01 March 2013
... attachments or socioeconomic position alone (Sassen 1999; cf. Rancière 1989; Calhoun 2012, chap. 5). One outcome of all of this attention is that Mumbai’s slums are often under- stood in terms of readily available narratives about the urban poor. Slums are ghettos that concentrate social dysfunction...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2003
... position”—that is, the position from which the social contract is negotiated, in which citizens are supposed to be deprived of any knowledge of their con- crete socioeconomic circumstances; see Rawls, A Theory of Justice (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971), sec. 22. For a neo-Hobbist account...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... (Quoted in Caulfield 1990 : 67) Ultimately, in an effort to balance the contradictory demands of regulatory precision and socioeconomic reality, the federal government adopted the policy of ALARA in 1975. Still in practice today, ALARA requires that radiation releases from nuclear facilities...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 531–558.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- linguistic identities being transformed for people increasingly experiencing not only socioeconomic globalization but globalization of consciousness? What space- time structuring principles are coming into play? What, more generally...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 217–231.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., such as Bangalore computer specialists or Bombay call-­center operators. But the exis- tence of such disjunctive flows does not deny the push toward political agency that postcolonialism entails. Nor does the heterogeneity of socioeconomic phenomena resulting from colonial situations disqualify postcolonial...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... poses: the question of capitalism itself as a moving force in history. In recent decades, few in the contemporary social sciences, beyond a relatively small Marxist remnant, have taken seriously the notion that capitalism as a socioeconomic system has intrinsic dynamics that impart a specific...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
... ground on which subjectivity in distressful and uncertain times is managed. Once regarded as the “plight of the privileged,” boredom is now increasingly theorized as an affect experienced by marginalized individuals as the result of socioeconomic transformations (Van den Berg and O’Neill 2017 : 2...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 313–320.
Published: 01 January 1994
... colleague recently asked me, “Is this author Black? Because if she is, then we should definitely put her picture on the jacket.” Although an essentialist notion of a monolithic Black readership is problematic, the fact remains that there is a socioeconomically and regionally diverse Black...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... races and ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, and national origins. Uncovering everyday social dynamics of inequality in settings where established structures of inequality—segregation and the division of labor—are sidelined by explicit adoption of egalitarian principles, however, I find that even when...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 31–39.
Published: 01 January 1993
.... Particularly since the Second World War, with the political independence of colonial countries, the terms “modernization” and “modernity” have helped to incorporate into that story the role of the state in the planning of socioeconomic development...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 199–220.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., the state sent mostly new Mizrahi immigrants—a weak socioeconomic group—to Israel’s periphery, especially to the frontiers along its borders. This, according to Ela Shohat (1988) , raised their anti-Palestinian sentiments and strengthened their non-Arab identity. In later years, middle-and upper-middle...
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