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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dominique Malaquais France is most cosmopolitan where it is least central. If the City of Lights is a cosmopolis, it is far less so in Saint-Germain-des-Près or the Marais than in its disenfranchised banlieues (suburbs) and many an (ex) colonies on which its language was and continues...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Emma Shaw Crane Abstract This essay develops the idea of the “suburban periphery”: a place of municipal and imperial dirty work, produced by circulations and dispossessions across scale. Homestead, Florida, a suburb of Miami, is home to a military base, a detention camp for migrant children...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 427–447.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in humanitarian practice. Drawing from ethnographic research with a Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders mental health project in the Burj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern suburbs of Beirut, it argues that in conditions of chronic need, and in circumstances where it is nearly...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 233–248.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is supposedly acted upon or being transformed. A focus on ruralization brings into view not only urban agriculture and urban wildlife but also boring towns and farmers in suburbs. This approach allows us to study new developments that only become visible once we abandon the narrow focus on urbanization...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... The level of HIV infection in the adult population (ages 15–49) rose from 1 percent in 1990 to more than 20 percent in 2000. However, this figure conceals a disparity in the distribution of the disease. The townships are affected far more than the largely white suburbs, while in the townships themselves...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
... if such other points of view come from the suburbs or the wider suburbs of the non- ­Western world, where the cultural and political history of the anticolonial move- ments has not been subject to the kind of amnesia and erasure of colonial history...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
... itants commute to city work zones; concentrated settlements within cities; back- yard dwellings in middle-class suburbs; disused buildings in inner-city areas (parts of Johannesburg’s eastern downtown section); or hostels or similar institu...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2011
... few years, and perhaps even the past few months, in the wake of the unrest that hit the French suburbs in 2005, the terms postcolonial and postcoloniality have become common currency in intellectual and political debate. Scholarly and academic circles are no longer immune to the controversy...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Even if the roots weren’t my own, knowledge of them made me a participant and heir. This was a godsend for a rural, suburb-encroached, first-generation American kid, striking out with a foot in two different cultures: American-born and Croatian-blooded. Mixing the two was difficult...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 January 2011
... include Along the Archival Grain (2009) and “On Degrees of Imperial Sovereignty” (Public Culture, winter 2006). Sylvie Tissot is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Strasbourg. She published a book on the French suburbs and the restructuring of the Welfare State, and has...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 499–506.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., or a twenty-first birthday party. This is where your circle of friends originates. People come back from different suburbs every weekend. You also have cases where people move out for, say, six months, and because they are not used to life...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 399–428.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Men on the Street (Tongxian, 1996) Tongxian is in the eastern suburbs of Beijing. I met these two men in a small park at the center of town. They were from different families, but both appeared in the park every...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): v–viii.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is a professor in the screen cultures program at North- western University. She is the author of TV by Design: Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television (2009), Welcome to the Dreamhouse: Popular Media and Postwar Suburbs (2001), and Make Room for TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (3): 293–313.
Published: 01 September 1997
... designed to be different) but exurbia (which is a repetition of the same). Hong Kong's nine New Towns, some with a population of over half a million and placed in what once were the suburbs of the less developed New Territories, are good examples...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 233–254.
Published: 01 January 2011
... where it is least central. If the City of Lights is a cosmopolis, it is far less so in Saint-­Germain-­des-­Près or the Marais, “les Champs,” or the sixteenth arrondissement than in its banlieues (disenfranchised suburbs). Here an extraordinary brassage (a mix and, at times, a linking of arms...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... be like to live here in Johan- nesburg, in the midst of, and as full participants in, metropolitan modernity tout court. But these are the terms on which we interact with one another and with the world at large, whether we live in the townships, the squatter camps, or the suburbs.1 1...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 393–407.
Published: 01 September 2022
... localized to southern cities. For instance, in Toronto's inner suburbs, old and new residents from parts of Asia, East Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America have been providing divested neighborhoods with a sense of momentum through different kinds of monetary and nonmonetary investments, despite...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., they built the arena because the national soccer commission didn’t approve [our earlier field at] Bårsta as an arena for Allsvenskan. After advancing, Assyriska had to play its “home” games at Råsunda in Solna, a suburb of Stockholm, frustrating many fans. The city — apparently ambivalent about offering...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 430–452.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., affluent, and increasingly racially mixed suburb. I show how young people remake the past in very specific ways in the services of the present and the future and how they develop a mode of cultural accessorization in the making...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): i–iv.
Published: 01 January 1989
... and three taxis rush at you. Like most taxi drivers in Bradford, the driver was Asian and his car had furry, bright purple seats, covered with the kind of material people in the suburbs sometimes put on the lids of their toilets. It smelled of perfume, and Indian music was playing. The taxi...