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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 451–464.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the Terrorist Imaginary Jeremy Prestholdt In 1998 al Qaeda operative Fazul Abdullah Muhammad became an apparition. In the years that followed, intelligence and media sources claimed that he was born in 1973, 1974, and 1975 and that he is Kenyan...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 299–319.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jonathan Hyslop This article argues that Gandhi's book Hind Swaraj was centrally concerned with undermining the influence of the violent “terrorist” wing of nationalism on Indian political militants. In particular he sought to question the inspiration that Japan's military defeat of Russia in 1905...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Palestinians, individually and collectively, as enemies—under labels such as insurgents, terrorists, and enemy combatants. The struggle over elimination in Palestine has continued through multiple changes in governing regime and across territorial reconfigurations. The different tactics deployed against...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Éric Fassin The so-called sexual clash of civilizations takes on a different meaning in today's Europe: it is about immigrants rather than terrorists—about contention, not expansion. As a consequence, Europe now draws the boundaries between “us” and “them” through sexual politics. Sexual democracy...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 191–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and the humanization of animals who live in Gaza. I show how human animals—Israelis and Palestinians, children and terrorists—as well as nonhuman animals—snakes, zoo animals, dogs, mice, lions, insects, zebras, donkeys, chickens, and beasts—perform detailed daily rituals of humanization, dehumanization...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of terrorism as such or of ter- rorist organizations. To my mind, terrorism is clearly a form of political violence. Terrorist organizations on the other hand are groups for whom terrorism is a core 70 political practice. Thus...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 381–405.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... This is justified by a number of assertions, among them that “Afghanistan was a failed state,” that the “Taliban did not exercise full control over the territory and people,” and that the Taliban are a “terrorist-like group” (Gonzales 2002...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 377–393.
Published: 01 September 1993
... purposes that lotteries serve - the nation that gambles together stays together. And more was at stake than simply Tamils' participation in a national institution such as a lottery: "The one million houses programme had penetrated terrorist bound areas and was going on virtually at the same pace...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 551–571.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-Marabh: Terrorist kingpin or ordinary store clerk? Globe and Mail , October 27 . Christofides, Louis N., Jim Cirello, and Michael Hoy. 2000 . Family income and postsecondary education in Canada. Canadian Journal of Higher Education 31 , no. 1 : 177 -208. Dodge, Chris. 2001...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the chief minister of Sindh, in 2014, charges that “terrorists” are hidden among the refugees and blocks the entry of Waziristan Pashtuns fleeing a terrifying, heaving beast of an army assault (“Terrorists will not be allowed to enter Sindh in the guise of IDPs [internally displaced persons]” [ Dunya News...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2008
... for alleged links to his cousins and fellow doctors among the would-be terrorists in the U.K., proclaimed his innocence to Australian police precisely by stressing his “professionalist” lifestyle and denying any association with mili- tancy...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 143–171.
Published: 01 January 2018
... proposed in Project East River, was introduced ( Masco 2014) . The code went from yellow (low) to orange (high) to indicate the imminence of terrorist attacks. In a speech announcing the nationwide campaign, DHS secretary Tom Ridge stated: “The threat of terrorism forces us to make a choice. We can...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 411–428.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., the signposts of this system were set down in Batchit, the official magazine circulated throughout the army to keep soldiers informed of current operations. In this case, identification of terrorists was limited to amrit- dhari Sikh men, members of the orthodox religious order of the Khalsa: Any knowledge...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 347–370.
Published: 01 May 2003
... terrorists? Is terrorism a growing threat? Has the United States, perhaps like all states in more recent years, lost coercive control? Has “the state” lost its monopoly on coercive force? Has something irreversibly changed the global order of sovereignties and specifically the distribution and use...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to address a puzzling aspect of state- based security practices in the contemporary United States: how a series of seem- ingly disparate types of events — ranging from terrorist attacks, to hurricanes and earthquakes, to epidemics — have been brought into the same framework of “security threats.” More...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 567–592.
Published: 01 September 2007
... led, as I argue, to a temporary lapse of memory about enemies and others, unifying the city in its sense of victimhood. It was, as well, a specifically global moment for the city as it joined what was then a very select group of cities thus targeted by acts of terrorist violence.3...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 249–259.
Published: 01 May 2012
... explosive device (IED) in order to perform the role of the improb- ably named terrorist “Jibril Ihsan Hamal” (2009). In both portraits, Beckett’s representations of her protagonists resonate with Western painterly conventions and iconography...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ), or that suicide bombers “are not significantly different from other rebels or soldiers around the world who are willing to engage in high-risk activism out of a sense of duty” ( Hafez 2006 : 6). How to account then for these “terrorist” actions and decisions, for these murderous suicides so painstakingly planned...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 May 1992
... in response to this electronic reality, creating in effect an image-satu- rated feedback loop of monstrous proportions - a window of opportunity for the Iraqi regime, a shield of moral righteousness for the American-led coalition - as the consequences of real-world terrorist actions from both sides...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 238–260.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of Globalization David Pedersen Surrogate war, general violence, subversive activity, multiplication of small wars, widespread training of terrorists—each of these has intruded on our vision of war. . . . The borders . . . have been blurred...