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Published: 01 September 2021
figure 1 Basic terms in modern Khmer. Reproduced from Népote and Khing 1978 : 84. More
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 89–111.
Published: 01 January 2021
... is the larger aspiration. But given practical limitations, this means scaling down to select terms and cases that signal translational injustice under conditions of violence and legal disputation. These conditions include gender violence and sexual safety across languages, the untranslatability of terms like...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
... are interested in locating translational research in a conjuncture that is marked, on the one hand, by a “postgenomic” moment in the life sciences and, on the other, by the capitalization of biomedicine. We argue that knowledge should be considered in terms of its mobility, rather than simply in terms of its...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 513–538.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Henrietta L. Moore; Constance Smith In Kenya, the terms dotcom and digital have become popular descriptors for particular periods of change, as well as for modes of being. The two terms’ usage extends beyond reference to the age of the Internet or to encounters with new technologies. Rather...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... national self-determination efforts and a vibrant transnational politics of what was then termed “gay liberation,” this article contributes to a queering of Caribbean history and to a decentering of the West in global histories of sexuality. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 activism...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of “postcolonial studies” lies. But despite this logic of segmentation, one can assert that, at its core, the object of postcolonial critique is best described in terms of the interlacing of histories and the concatenation of distinct worlds . Given that slavery and especially colonization (but also migrations...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 121–156.
Published: 01 January 2011
... academic elite. The term “colonial aphasia” is invoked to supplant the notions of “amnesia” or “forgetting,” to focus rather on three features: an occlusion of knowledge, a difficulty generating a vocabulary that associates appropriate words and concepts with appropriate things, and a difficulty...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of this article is to offer a conceptual definition of (frontier) heritage migration to interrogate its ability to illuminate the rapid shifts wrought by neoliberal globalization and to illustrate why it is imperative to redefine “economy” in broader cultural terms, rethinking it as the global ethnic economy...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 177–189.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Manu Goswami Partha Chatterjee discusses the terms and tasks of postcolonial political theory, his early encounter with game theory in the 1960s United States, and the lineages of empire as a political form. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Works Cited Chatterjee Partha...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... made two ontological conversions. First, it created new categories of people based not on classical groupings of disease but, rather, on their capacity to generate revenue. Author Jennifer Karlin terms this a process of “financial epidemiology.” Second, the UCMC reframed its financial distress...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in the humanities and sciences and their translators in the public sphere who use these terms and methods. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 epistemology objectivity philosophy of science postmodernism rhetoric of science If the science wars are over, then humanity lost. In an increasingly...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... been discriminatory in terms of the types of person and forms of conviction that it seeks to protect. If the claim that we have a conscience and the forms that it is said to take are embedded in specific histories, so too are the issues upon which conscience is thought to focus. For eighteenth...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 117–144.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the meaning of citizenship in auditory terms. Administrators and broadcasters at AIR, however, assumed that citizen-listeners would be docile. Radio listeners proved the opposite. They protested against AIR’s music broadcasts by writing to magazine and newspaper editorials and by tuning their dials to foreign...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 411–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
... an equally overarching and commanding framework to replace the war on terror? Environmentalism is one of the few movements on the left that presents itself in the same totalizing political terms that the war on terror did on the right. Yet the politics of fear is a broad, deeply rooted political phenomenon...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
...,” the essay theorizes a secrecy/threat matrix as a core project of the national security state. In doing so, it assesses the ideological linkages between “weapons of mass destruction” and the “secret” from the Cold War through the “war on terror.” The essay argues that the long-term effect of state secrecy...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper Empires—large, expansionist polities that govern different people differently—have a long history, compared with which the nation-state appears as a short-term formation with an uncertain future. Examining the trajectories of empires—their creations, conflicts...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 303–327.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to the business cycles of which they are a product, to the long-term rhythms of capitalist development. It concludes by looking at the current crisis from the point of view of these longer rhythms. ESSAYS Economic Crises...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... in terms of the three major theories of truth. The tension induced by the contradiction between the spirit of the Geneva Convention and the decrease in the rate of recognition of refugees is resolved by a paradoxical compromise: the more restrictive individual decisions are, the more consideration...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 423–430.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Caroline Levine This article focuses on two of the most enduring terms in Raymond Williams’s Marxism and Literature : “dominant, residual, emergent” and “structures of feeling.” Williams’s theory of history as mixtures and layers of different temporal moments is not only alive and well in the field...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 431–439.
Published: 01 May 2020
... their field around the terms orality and literacy at around the same time that Ong published his book; but where Ong stressed historical change or the fall from orality to literacy, African Americanists tended to accent their mutual mediation. This article explores the way that African Americanists...