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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 49–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Maria Frederika Malmström Abstract This article explores the ambiguity of familiar materialities and the relationships between material and affective experiences. Those flows and interactions are crucial sites for interrogating social meanings, valences, and effects of suspicion. It explores how...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Rafael, The Promise of the Foreign. 2 4 2 being singled out for insurgent attacks. At the same time, their identity within Translation in Wartime the U.S. military remains unsettled and unsettling inasmuch as their presence generates both relief and suspicion among soldiers...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 May 1993
... to take the same shape in Japan or the Middle East or elsewhere, contra Fischer. On the contrary, my suspicion-and it is really more than a suspicion-is that metacultural pro- cesses differ greatly. Indeed, this is the starting point...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 579–595.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... The spirit of party shut up within narrow limits, equally strips both praise and blame of its nature. 2. To secure the confidence of the people, and their assent to the measures of the legislature: - Suspicion always attaches...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2010
... explicitly, aimed at Muslims (as confirmed in a memo- randum revealed by the influential daily Süddeutsche Zeitung), whose loyalty to Germany was considered with a priori suspicion. In particular, applicants were asked (in not-­so-­subtle terms...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
... I’d like to note that its dilemmas in a way inhere in the very concept of violence as an abstract category of suspicion. As an organizing category, violence holds out a temptation to pastoralism. In much contemporary criticism, for example...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): vii.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and the Pentagon. It is our suspicion that analysis of the social and political fallout of these events will substantially change as time unfolds, and we look for- ward to tracking—and publishing—this progression of public debate. Therefore, rather than publish a single special issue on the topic of September...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2023
... agential ambivalence , or “a desire for control over uncertain environments as well as an embodiment of uncertainty itself.” Suspicion wears people out. Constant vigilance is tiring. But activists do not stop taking risks because doing so would be to give up any sense of agency and to lose what matters...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-being. Eight decades later, mass vaccination is a paradigmatic success story of modern public health and medicine in the United States. Indeed, it is noteworthy that in a political culture that tends toward suspicion of mandatory government intervention into the health of individual citizens...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 75–81.
Published: 01 January 1992
... to the joker in the first case, whereas suspicion arose in the second, and in the third, torture or death was around the corner? Under which circumstances are individual rulers fundamentally threatened for losing control of the vulgarity/grandeur power play? Conversely, in which kinds of situations...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 47–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
... as the Wisconsin controversy. During the 1960s, activist movements of both the Left Sitting Duck” and the Right were motivated partly by suspicions about the growing power of technocrats. The connection was signaled, for example, in the double-­sided devel- opment of “new class theory,” which originated among...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and Knudsen 1995). The paradox is that, to justify this suspicion, one has to overestimate the value of asy- lum. Because officers and magistrates regard the status of refugee as an almost unattainable goal, it becomes normal to exclude the great majority of claimants, who are viewed as unworthy...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 370–373.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the case not for a textual reading of closely observed human behavior but conversely for a “behavioral” analysis of literary texts. This proposal, which takes its cue from Bruno Latour’s suggestion that the hermeneutics of suspicion has “run out of steam,” is situated within a broad “realist” turn...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 349–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... with suspicion about color—it may look more “real,” but this is because it is more manipulated, thus less “true”—is the multiplicity of genre. Prenatal images are a peculiar kind of medical image because the “objects” imaged—the fetus and uterine environment—are both interiors and exteriors. Prenatal ultrasound...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
... how a certain narrow version of the Protestant emphasis on spirit over matter has infected many other fields, including the social sciences, so as to create a suspicion about the place of things in the study of religion. The contributors to this collection make an excellent case for showing...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 25–28.
Published: 01 January 2013
... liberals (for whom these principles resonate above all) to stem the police brutality may be just another symptom of what Chris Hedges (2010) calls “the death of the liberal class.” So, too, evidence of federal coordination of the crackdown on Occupy confirmed long-­held suspicions that state-­level...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... rollout of the UHI with suspicion. In response to Madara’s journal article and later to the changing hospital practices that followed, medical students wrote letters of disagreement, physicians announced that they would quit, those who were or thought they might be affected by community clinic closings...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 567–592.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Simone, AbdouMaliq. 2004 . People as infrastructure: Intersecting fragments in Johannesburg. Public Culture 16 : 407 -29. Subramaniam, Radhika. 1999 . Culture of suspicion: Riots and rumor in Bombay, 1992-1993. Transforming Anthropology 8 : 97 -110. Varma, Ramgopal, dir. 2002 . Company...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
... would treat them with a kind of crude suspicion that suggested they would even fact-check the potential interviewee’s height and weight if they could. They came from villages and regions and nooks we had never heard of, and we cultivated our ignorance into a profound and brutal doubt. The story Mir...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 473–505.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and the making of empire cinema: Image, ideology, and identity . Manchester: Manchester University Press. Comaroff, Jean, and John Comaroff. 2003 . Transparent fictions; or, the conspiracies of a liberal imagination. In Transparency and conspiracy: Ethnographies of suspicion in the new world order , edited...