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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... thank Ana Garay for her help in procuring Paul Chan’s book and Raquel Díaz for walking with me to the National September 11 Memorial under the cold January drizzle four years ago. This is something extremely hard to achieve under the spectral shadow of terrorism. What we have witnessed after the...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 411–424.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 (1994) 6 (3): 525–545.
Published: 01 September 1994
... 27 (September): 5 -36. Terror Incognito: Representation, Repetition, Experience in Henry: Portrait ofa Serial Killer Jefiey S. Pence 1n rural Texas in 1983...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Northern Ireland. She is the author of Anthropologie de l'Inhumanité (2004). Dismembering and Expelling: Semantics of Political Terror in Colombia...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 261–281.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Liam Kennedy As perpetual wars of terror and securitization dislocate relations between domestic and foreign affairs, visual news media are shaping perceptions of the forms of violence—shock and awe, collateral damage—that attend these wars. This essay considers the role that photography is playing...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 329–356.
Published: 01 May 2012
... global economy . Oxford : Berg . “Entrenched in the BMW”: Argentine Elites and the Terror of Fiscal Obligation Mireille Abelin On the afternoon of March 10, 2006, I was in my Buenos Aires...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
..., 1995 . Feldman , Allen . Formations of Violence: The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991 . Feldman , Allen . “Ethnographic States of Emergency.” In Fieldwork under Fire, ed. C. Nordstom and T. Robben. Berkeley...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 381–405.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., Mark. 2004 . Torture and truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror . New York: New York Review Books. Gluckman, Max. 1963 . Order and rebellion in tribal Africa . New York: Free Press of Glencoe. Gonzales, Alberto. 2002 . Memorandum to the president , 25 January . Grey...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Deepa Kumar This article examines “security rituals,” routinized and repetitive performances of security practices, and their role in reproducing US nationalism and militarism. It argues that the security ritual as a form emerges out of the Cold War. Its revival in the war on terror era, which has...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jeremy Prestholdt This essay addresses myths about al Qaeda operative Fazul Abdullah Muhammad and their implications for American foreign policy. The essay demonstrates how Fazul's legend mirrors broader genealogies of information that shape contemporary perceptions of terrorism. Fazul orchestrated...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 is...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Madiha Tahir; Shamus Khan; Madiha Tahir As violence work, policing exceeds the institution of the police. Indeed, the latest bout of American invasions that cluster under the label “global war on terror” have been framed as policing operations by American officials as well as scholars. What, then...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the Cold War. With international terrorism replacing the Soviet menace, his star has recently been revived. This essay explores the reasons for Niebuhr’s revival. 2016 Cold War foreign policy Reinhold Niebuhr religion A curious feature of the present political moment in the United...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Editors' Comment On Toying with Terror It is a world transformed. Where things are not what they seem. It is the world of TransFormers A world of heroic autobots and evil decepticons. The Trans- Formers. More than meets...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2003
... biopower sufficient to account for the contemporary ways in which the political, under the guise of war, of resistance, or of the fight against terror, makes the mur- der of the enemy its primary and absolute objective? War, after all, is as much a...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 445–446.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Teofilo F. 2011. The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in West- ern Civilization. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Saikia, Yasmin. 2011. Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: Remember- ing 1971. Durham, N.C...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Duke University Press 2007 Books Received Altheide, David L. 2006. Terrorism and the Politics of Fear. Lanham, Md.: AltaMira Press. Appadurai, Arjun. 2006. Fear of Small Numbers. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Carrier, David. 2006. Museum...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
... as a cautionary tale, Winthrop’s the clandestine kidnapping and sermon has since morphed extradition of suspected terror- into a philosophical founda- ists to countries where they can...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 575–576.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Turner. 2013. American Indians and the American Imaginary: Cultural Representation across the Centuries . Boulder, CO: Paradigm. Tanguay, Liane. 2013. Hijacking History: American Culture and the War on Terror . Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Tell, Dave. 2012. Confessional Crises...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 531–538.
Published: 01 September 2008
... between the “aesthetic” and the “political,” which have increasingly come to underwrite the contemporary war on terror.3 “We are living,” writes 2. Beatriz Colomina, “Media as Modern Architecture,” in Thomas Demand, Serpentine Gallery...