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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mayanthi L. Fernando The politics of recognition remains a common way to articulate and adjudicate minorities’ claims, yet, as a number of scholars have argued, calling on the state for redress serves to secure the state’s sovereignty. Drawing on Muslim French activism in France, the author...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... characterize global biological economies. As rhetorical and juridical devices, sovereign claims over viruses and genomes seek to establish new kinds of enclosures to control biological life. The recasting of sovereignty over biological parts, we argue, gains purchase by tethering biological materials to...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 479–502.
Published: 01 September 1994
...). Moral Geographies and the Ethics of Post-Sovereignty Michael J. Shupiro Territory is no doubt a geographical notion, but it’s first of all a juridico-political one: the area...
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Public Culture (1 January 1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
...Jacqueline Bhabha Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Embodied Rights: Gender Persecution, State Sovereignty, and Refugees...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Georgina Ramsay The recent mass displacement of refugees has been described internationally as a “crisis.” But crisis implies eventfulness: a distinct problem that can be solved. The urgency of solving this problem of displacement has seen the use of expansive techniques of sovereignty across...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 397–416.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jürgen Habermas; Ciaran Cronin Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The European Nation-State: On the Past and Future of Sovereignty and Citizenship Jürgen Habermas...
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 259–284.
Published: 01 January 2000
...: Boundaries, Territoriality, and Sovereignty in Africa Achille Mbembe Translated by Steven Rendall F rom a philosophical point of view, globalization might be compared with what Heidegger called “the gigantic” (das...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 125–146.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Ann Laura Stoler © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 On Degrees of Imperial Sovereignty Ann Laura Stoler We don’t do empire. Donald Rumsfeld, quoted in Roger Cohen, “Strange...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Sovereignty Judith Surkis In the late spring of 2008, a controversial marital separa- tion case renewed debates about the place of “Muslims” in French society. A civil tribunal in the city of Lille granted an annulment to a certain Mr. C. because his spouse...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 93–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Maria Sonevytsky This article investigates how sovereignty works in practice by attending to the aural public sphere of Crimea, as “Eastern music” is produced and circulated by the Crimean Tatar radio and as it penetrates the public spaces of microtransit. I argue that through the dissemination of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... traffic—from ideals of citizenship in automotive traffic, to neoliberal demands to economize time in industrial supply-chain provisioning, to efforts to establish sovereignty violently, as drug traffickers seem to—autonomous agency emerges as an object of desire, but one that is difficult to secure. The...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Christian Sorace In this essay, I argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) affective sovereignty results from its ability to adapt confessional practices to fit its governing needs at different moments in history. I analyze what recent televised confessions of party cadres reveal about...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
... enduring socialist legacies of art, sovereignty, and reading between the lines of state power come into play in new urban settings. 2014 Just when they seem engaged in revolutionizing themselves and things, in creating something that has never yet existed . . . they . . . conjure up the spirits of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 141–173.
Published: 01 January 2009
... conventions of Chinese cartography. These maps do much more than celebrate the extent of Chinese sovereignty; they also mourn the loss of national territories through a cartography of national humiliation. The goal of this essay is to shift our attention from the diplomatic issues of international borders to...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sovereignty and reciprocity. 2016 community environment fracking Pennsylvania tragedy of the commons On a picture-perfect September morning in 2013 in the northern Pennsylvania hamlet of Trout Run, Cindy Bower noticed something unusual as she peered out the sunroom windows at the placid pond...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., rivalries, successes, and failures—reminds us of something overlooked in recent decades: that sovereignty in the past and in many areas today is complex, divided, layered, and configured on multiple founding principles and practices. This article points to the varied repertoires of power used by empires as...
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Public Culture (1 May 2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... escrache , a form of public shaming incorporated into administrative practice. By eliciting judgment from neighbors and TV viewers, the tax operation mobilizes a moral economy of debtor-creditor relations that—however underrepresented in liberal discourses of government—is productive of sovereignty itself...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In...
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Public Culture (1 January 2007) 19 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2007
... the sovereignty of the British in India. Breaking the law was central to Gandhian nationalism. Now that India was a postcolonial, independent state based on the democratic principle of representation through universal adult franchise, actions...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... that the ultimate expression of sovereignty resides, to a Tlarge degree, in the power and the capacity to dictate who may live and who must die.1 Hence, to kill or to allow to live constitute the limits of sovereignty, its This essay is the result of sustained conversations with Arjun...