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in Uncle Sam Needs Your Ideas: A Brief History of Embodied Knowledge in American World War II Posters > Public Culture
Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 9 Think—It’s Your Job to Out-Think the Axis . WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534909. Figure 9. Think—It’s Your Job to Out-Think the Axis. WPB (1942–1943), NAID 534909. More
Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 January 1990
... tell us that we didn't know before? Parallel (in a small way) to Foucault and historians: what was he asking us to think about that we had not thought about before? Questions posed by historical films: Frida (Paul Leduc-Mexico): what is a life? how does it mean? Walker...
Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 353–402.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... Weigert , A. , J. Smith Teitge, and D. Teitge. 1986 . Society and Identity: Toward a Sociological Psychology . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wright , E. et al. 1989 . The Debate on Classes . London: Verso. Thinking through...
Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): xi–xiv.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Arjun Appadurai; Lauren Berlant; Carol A. Breckenridge; Manthia Diawara Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Editorial Comment: On Thinking the Black Public Sphere The Black public sphere...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the same parents at these things.” I agreed and Hannah nodded: “Well, I think it comes to the decision if you want to just let the state raise your children. In that case, you don’t need to do anything.” Students could start shopping at 10:30 a.m. Ahead of time, some teachers, parents, and fifth...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Dilip Gaonkar; Charles Taylor Duke University Press 2006 Block Thinking and Internal Criticism Dilip Gaonkar and Charles Taylor These are difficult times for multiculturalism, especially in Europe. Reasonable people are having...
Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 721–748.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., and Colonization (1995) and Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (2000). Abu-Lughod, Janet L. 1989 . Before European hegemony: The world system a.d. 1250-1350 . New York:Oxford University Press. An-Na'im, Abdullahi A. 1994 . What do we mean...
in Modernist Infrastructure and the Vital Systems Security of Water: Singapore’s Pluripotent Climate Futures > Public Culture
Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 Infilling of coastal zones. In 1991 the elevation of new land was set to 1.25 meters above the highest-recorded high tide. In 2011 it was raised to 2.25 meters for new construction. Source: Peduzzi, Pascal. 2014 “Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks,” Environmental Development 11, 208–218 More
Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and explores possible reasons that explain its current success, as these categories are used for thinking about, managing, and inhabiting situations of extreme precariousness, but which are nonetheless very different from the original cases of forced disappearance. The second movement involves developing...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... opens up new ways to think about control over time as a technique of sovereignty. The term sovereignty captures the contentious dynamic between individual autonomy and political organization. In a world that is, according to Liisa Malkki (1992) , organized as a “national order,” the “refugee...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Bharat Jayram Venkat In an earlier essay that appeared in Public Culture , Bharat Jayram Venkat asked what it might mean to think of cure as an ending lacking finality. Here, in response to Paul H. Mason et al., he briefly expands on his thoughts from that essay. Drawing on his research...
Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
... at bookmobiles as a way of thinking about the politics of institutional mobility, drawing on case studies in Port au Prince, Haiti, and a Palestinian community in Haifa, Israel. The essay considers the coextensive relationships between institutions and infrastructure as illustrated by the circulation of media...
Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Damani J. Partridge; Matthew Chin Drawing on insights and examples from scholars from around the world, this volume thinks through the effects of the transnational discourses and practices of “diversity” in local, nation-state-based, and global arenas. We begin with the Regents of University...
Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 287–326.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Stefan Helmreich This article offers a history of the wave metaphor in social theory, examining how waves became rhetorical forms through which to think about the shape of social change. The wave analytic—“waves of democratization,” “waves of immigration,” “waves of resistance”—wavers between high...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 41–61.
Published: 01 January 2021
... century onward. These arrangements were organized as multiple layers of dependency and provisional domination, captured well by Eric Beverley's term minor sovereignty . Thinking through sovereignty in a minor key allows us to see sovereignty less as a foundation of states and societies and more...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 239–258.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ash Amin This article revisits the canon that imagines urban public space as a site of civic and political formation, based on active subjects. In contrast, the article explores the implications of thinking the urban landscape as sentient in its own right, as a hum of interacting humans...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of navigating roads at speed. I focus on call center drivers as an example through which to think about how such subjects figure in postliberalization Indian imaginaries—as border guards to middle-class private consumer pleasures and as call center workers with unvalorized labor. I use the cases of call center...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David Campbell Engaging RETORT's Afflicted Powers , this critique asks how far RETORT takes Guy Debord's thinking, what the political implications of their use of Debord are vis-à-vis some of the geopolitical issues they raise (specifically, with regard to U.S. security policy and the Balkans...
Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 63–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jasmine Nichole Cobb President Barack Obama signifies both the power of the institutional presidency and the legacy of black freedom struggles. His post in the White House provides an opportunity to think through the process by which these themes became intertwined and the manner in which the US...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is that Asad is acutely aware of this paradox and that his awareness thereof issues in a distinctive mode of action that is profoundly future orientated and yet dispenses with calculations of probability. The article explores the phenomenology of this nonactuarial thinking, the internal conflicts it engenders...