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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 September 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...
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Public Culture (1 September 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: A...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 281–296.
Published: 01 May 1993
... 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 (1 January 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 (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 1996
... . Chicago: University 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...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Working Group on Indicators of Sustainable Tourism . Winnipeg: International Institute for Sustainable Development. Managing the Other of Nature: Sustainability, Spectacle, and Global Regimes of Capital in...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 May 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the nexus of politics and transnationalism is a distinctive feature of Arab celebrity. 2015 Arab uprisings body celebrity spectacle Syria media This essay grapples with Arab celebrity as an overtly political, inherently transnational phenomenon and explores how revolutionary...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-2008-016 Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 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...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 427–428.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-section of disciplines, ranging from geography to communications and literature. We are delighted to present some of the most insightful and analytically rich inter­ ventions in this debate. The question of spectacle and images, which is key to the discussion of Afflicted Powers, is also...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 313–317.
Published: 01 January 1999
... 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 233–234.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University Press. Markovitz, Jonathan. 2011. Racial Spectacles: Explorations in Media, Race, and Justice. New York: Routledge. Mathews, Gordon. 2011. Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Man- sions, Hong Kong...
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Public Culture (1 September 1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... narrative innovation with impediments to narrative temporality: spectacles of violence, displayed and destroyed bodies, outbursts of shock and terror. The episodic and serialized structure of McNaughton’s film with its multiple mininarratives of murders, several only suggested through post...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 599–601.
Published: 01 September 2008
... include contemporary U.S. childhood as spectacle, the intertwined spatialities of homeland and home-based security, and activism, social reproduction, and the enduring effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Saba Mahmood is associate...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 January 2003
... involvement and voluntary asso- ciation, of pedagogical and military discipline, and the private obsessions of leisure and sport, rendered public in spectacle and its commodification, this work under- stands bodies—organized in affectively...