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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
...: Historicity, Sacrifice, and the Spectacle of Debacle in Mexico City Claudio Lomnitz Idioms of Sacrifice in Mexico The cultural history of sacrifice in secular societies did not begin to be written...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 531–538.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Alex Jeffrey; Colin McFarlane; Alex Vasudevan This article introduces the dossier of responses to the RETORT collective's Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War (2005). We seek to ground this text in its political and theoretical context, identifying its relevance to scholars...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
...), and, given the problems discussed, what conclusions can be reached about the nature of resistance both within and to a society of spectacle. Duke University Press 2008 Beyond Image and Reality: Critique and Resistance in the Age of Spectacle...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
...W. J. T. Mitchell This essay is a critique of Afflicted Powers , the RETORT collective's assessment of the state of culture and politics in the period of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Duke University Press 2008 The Spectacle Today...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 1993
... and the Aesthetics of Vulgarity in the Postcolony.” Public Culture 4 ( no. 2 ): 1 –30. Rewriting Taiwanese National History: The February 28 Incident as Spectacle...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 1996
... of Chicago Press, in press. David-West , T. n.d. “Excellence Should Be Our Goal.” Interview. Indigo-Festac Souvenir . Lagos: Pioneer Publishing Company, 27 -30. Debord , Guy . 1983 . Society of the Spectacle . Detroit: Black and Red. Enem , Uche . 1979 . “National Theatre Profile...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... on Indicators of Sustainable Tourism . Winnipeg: International Institute for Sustainable Development. Managing the Other of Nature: Sustainability, Spectacle, and Global Regimes of Capital...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 551–560.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Cindi Katz This commentary on Afflicted Powers focuses on RETORT's theorization of the spectacle. Through a discussion of mimetic versus metonymic politics and an examination of childhood as a site of spectacle, the domestic security state and the social reproduction of weak citizenship are brought...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Robert P. Marzec This essay explores the erasure of the ecological commons as an environmental and representative space of political contestation, in and through the development of a specific type of imaging process that transforms the ecological commons into a spectacle. Specifically, it examines...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., remains missing and is presumed dead. Four years before the crash, Devonte was famously photographed at the age of twelve, tearfully hugging a white police officer at a Ferguson rally in Portland, Oregon. By simultaneously occupying the feel-good spectacle of interracial intimacy and the everyday tragedy...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 561–571.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Gearóid Ó Tuathail This review critiques Afflicted Powers on three fronts: a flawed conception of politics as spectacle, an overly functionalist account of the Iraq war, and base determinism in its reasoning about American foreign policy. Duke University Press 2008...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 501–528.
Published: 01 September 2014
... its fast-urbanizing populations. In the post-Soviet age, nationalizing leaders have been equally quick to embrace the ready spectacle of dazzling architecture as the face of reform. This essay explores the recent and often stunning changes afoot in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to consider how...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 583 Public Culture was especially likely to happen, we knew, in the case of our mobilizing the notion of “spectacle.” So it proved. Which leads us to the opening half of David Campbell’s essay. It is hard to imagine a clearer...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the star against the body of the sovereign, in a dictatorship where spectacle permeates political life. In doing so, I probe John Street’s (2012 : 353) tantalizing utterance that autocracy, like celebrity, depends on “the cult of personality, the ‘aesthetization’ of politics and the propagandist use...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... . Serial Killers . New York: Doubleday. Polan , Dana . 1986 . “‘Above All Else to Make You See:’ Cinema and the Ideology of Spectacle.” In Jonathan Arac, ed., Postmodernism and Politics . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 55 -69. Seltzer , Mark . 1993 . “Serial Killers (I...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): vi.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Specters of Monstrosity in Reformation Indonesia  497 Nancy Florida iii Public Culture DOSSIER ON RETORT’S AFFLICTED POWERS Guest Editors’ Introduction: Debating Capital, Spectacle...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of the spectacle.” London: Verso. Frisby, David. 1985 . Fragments of modernity: Theories of modernity in the work of Simmel, Kracauer and Benjamin . Cambridge, U.K.: Polity. Gevisser, Mark. 2004 . From the ruins: The Constitution Hill project. Public Culture 16 : 505 -17. Harvey, David. 2003...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 313–317.
Published: 01 January 1999
... <new kinds of museums; alternative or oral history projects; the expansion of musical performance and recording into forgotten musi- cal histories or the dissemination of a broader range of musics; alternative publish- ing ventures or exhibition practices in film, theater, and dance; innovative cultural work with children; public art and art in public such as murals and graffiti; inno- vative uses of television, radio, or other mass media; and reports on past cultural work—the modernist, socialist, and avant-garde counterinstitutions of the early twentieth century> Public Spectacles: Some Recent San Francisco Projects by Natalie Jeremijenko and the Bureau of Inverse Technology Anna Novakov San Francisco is known for its beautiful views, hilly streets, earthquakes, and of course the Golden Gate Bridge. This tourist attraction and visual icon for the Bay Area...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
... humanities as a scholarly endeavor is to challenge the spectacle-centric and sensationalistic drive that we see intensified in the digital age. This special issue of Public Culture is exploring both the constraints and the possibilities of such a visual culture. And so to turn to Slow Violence , I found...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2002
... . “Make my day!”:Spectacle as amnesia in American politics. Representations 29 : 99 -123. Sturken, Marita. 1997 . Tangled memories:The Vietnam War, the AIDS epidemic, and the politics of remembering . Berkeley: University of California Press. Thomas, Nicholas. 1991 . Entangled objects:Exchange...