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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Diego Cagüeñas On September 11, 2001, at least two hundred people jumped to their deaths from the top stories of New York City’s World Trade Center. According to the New York Medical Examiner’s Office, they are not “jumpers” because they did not wake up with the intention of committing suicide but...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Society (forthcoming) and is the editor of Arab-Australians: Citizenship and Belonging (2002). “Comes a Time We Are All Enthusiasm”: Understanding Palestinian Suicide Bombers in Times of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
...—the unruly forms of death and killing among us today. Figured against a backdrop of expanding homicidal forms (including algorithmic drone strikes, web-streamed beheadings, suicide bombings, etc.), assassinations prove a particularly timely—if scary—problem to consider. Assassinations put to us urgent...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 313–317.
Published: 01 January 1999
... 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 is also one of the premier sites for “public” suicides in northern California. These...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
... advertisements during television coverage of suicide bombings. On one occasion in 2002, Telad, then a franchise holder for Israel’s Channel 2 (the main commercial television channel), split the screen in half in order to broadcast live footage from the scene of a bombing in Jerusalem while at the same...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 351–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... violence). Our second section begins with Diego Cagüeñas’s haunting, beautiful essay on those who leaped to their death from the Twin Towers on September 11—a day, he suggests, when it was impossible to commit suicide. Cagüeñas presents an idea of “reserved rapture” to make sense of transcendence in a...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 447–449.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Europeans are committing “economic suicide,” tak- ing their own lives, sometimes quite publicly, because of their financial demise. The economist Paul Krugman accuses the European Union of committing eco- nomic suicide at a regional level, because its leaders insist on fiscal austerity in suffering...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 May 2006
... polarized and dichotomous representations of the Palestinians? In these represen- tations, the political subjectivity of the Palestinians tends to be portrayed either in terms of Islamic militancy and suicide or in terms of passive victimhood. Second, what forms of Palestinian political subjectivity...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of nearly 1.2 million households in Bangladesh.”11 Necropolitics The 2011 Microfinance USA conference was haunted. At every turn, whispers of suicide filled the sessions and lurked in the hallways. After all, the global head­ lines of microfinance were no longer simply about resilient finance...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 395–421.
Published: 01 May 2008
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on the 1994 car bombing of a Jewish Center in Buenos Aires that killed eighty-five people. As the report was heavily critical of then president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and foreign minister Héctor Timerman, Nisman’s death engulfed the nation in speculation about suicide or murder. Faulk uses...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the Slow-­Motion General Strike. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Hurley, Adrienne Carey. 2011. Revolutionary Suicide and Other Desperate Mea- sures: Narratives of Youth and Violence from Japan and the United States. Durham...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
... metropolitan Latin American capitals. When Of course there were occasional exhibitions of public bestiality, but perhaps designed by one faction within the regimes to embarrass another: the brazen “suicide in custody” of television reporter Vladmir Herzog in Sao Paulo in 1975, or General Lucian0...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): x–xii.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Assay 55 Photographs by Ken Graves and Eva Lipman Commentary by Margaret Werry “Comes a Time We Are All Enthusiasm”: Understanding Palestinian 65 Suicide Bombers in Times of Exighophobia Ghassan Hage Rotor Hearts: The Helicopter As Postmodern War’s...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): ix.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Warner Man: An American Assay 55 Photographs by Ken Graves and Eva Lipman Commentary by Margaret Werry “Comes a Time We Are All Enthusiasm”: Understanding Palestinian 65 Suicide Bombers in Times of Exighophobia Ghassan Hage Rotor Hearts: The Helicopter As...
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Public Culture (1 September 2008) 20 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... suicide bombers, as “the voice of our time” (AP, 206). They follow this with the following characterization of contemporary art: “We look around at the actually existing artworld of the Empire and see no reason to expect much in the same...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... as having opened the way for a formidable consolidation of the right to kill, which culminated in the project of the “final solution.” In doing so, it became the archetype of a power formation that combined the characteristics of the racist state, the murderous state, and the suicidal state...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2008
... aggressive and well-publicized provocations by the students and teachers of its men’s and women’s seminaries. Instead of issuing the Pakistani state a challenge, however, the assorted kidnappings and armed incursions carried out by residents of the Red Mosque, not to mention the threat of suicide...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2012
... India has been dubbed a “suicide epidemic” among microfinance bor- rowers. Once viewed as the “billion bootstraps” of bottom billion capitalism, the world’s poor are now also perceived as potential victims of a predatory trade in debt...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
... receptive to right-wing ideals, the Klan may become visible again. That’s just something being discussed.” DR. KAY TURNER PURGES THE POD June 24, 2007, 2:00 p.m. reading from the Associated Press, “Twenty-Three Detainees Attempted Suicide...