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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 May 1992) 4 (2): 139–140.
Published: 01 May 1992
... effect of unreflective stone; A piece of rock, a piece of the true wall, ' The very cardboard incarnation of Totemic cant confirming toys are us. Nowhere there is that doesn't love a mall. Good neighbors fence for makers Who still...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 129.
Published: 01 January 1989
...'. While most of them obviously thought of the sun- glasses as an object of amusement, a toy perhaps, a couple even thought of a use for them, though in the flippant vein. A summa bonurn of the au- tonomous individual's life? But isn't it he who floats freely also rootless? Doesn't his life lack...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2013
... them. Spotting signs was a game my sister and I played, eyes glued to the open window, scanning for the arrows that pointed the way to the next household purge. For me, it was a telling spread of junk: the stink of mothballs, fading toys, large electronic whatnots, punctuated by AM talk radio between...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
....* Partha Mitter, 1977. Objectionable Toy is Withdrawn** Sanjay Suri Following protests from the Indian community, a British toy company has agreed to withdraw figures of Ganesh in a series called “A Monster in My Pocket.” The 24 two-inch figures in the “monster” package include...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 1998 Photograph by Liz Deschenes PC 13.2-10 from the field 5/3/01 11:33 AM Page 335 advent of women, the school’s lack of privacy was less than total. The men’s toi- from the field...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 686–689.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., karaoke bars and video rooms have been set up for prisoners,” Wang said. He did not say what beverages were served in the sing-it-yourself lounges. From Toys “R” Us cata- logue, Pre-Holiday Bo- “Special groups have even been established to...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 130–135.
Published: 01 January 1989
... exhibits on display. (Is it worth noting that travelling to these exhibitions was never straightforward? The Blaxland Gallery is on the sixth floor of Myers, but at first the sixth floor seemed only to be filled with children's toys - room for a separate review here, what amazing [Ammonia] toys...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
... international capital. On 19 November 1993, a blaze had engulfed a plant there run by a Hong Kong subcontractor to a European toy maker, a brand famous in U.S. and European markets. The fire killed over eighty workers. Twenty others were seriously...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 375–386.
Published: 01 September 2013
... will use Strong’s collections of refrigerators and washing machines to study changes in household work in the nineteenth century and the museum’s extensive holdings of dolls and toys to study changes in the nature of childhood. Future scholars will surely find still other problems we haven’t thought of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 468–475.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: both grew up in the depression; both detest waste and love recycling. My father, the rabbi and Dumpster diver extraordinaire, inspired my passion for junk. When I was growing up, my favorite toys were ones my dad found during our...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
...- class Indians. The strong nexus between the ANC and the informal settlements was confirmed during the election campaign in 1999, when political meetings in Chatsworth were filled with singing andtoy-toying (rhythmic dancing in a crowd that became a signature of antiapartheid rallies and protests...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 1990
... hands are toying with the tomatoes quietly she picks up a red one and hides it under the green leaves just like mother I find the old woman's trick heartwarming this is a completely new face...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 215–223.
Published: 01 January 1997
... Writing . Walnut Creek, Calif.: AltaMira Press, 1996 . Emmett , Ayala . Our Sisters' Promised Land: Women, Politics, and Israeli-Palestinian Coexistence . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996 . Fleming , Dan . Powerplay: Toys as Popular Culture . Manchester, U.K.: Manchester...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 353–365.
Published: 01 September 2018
... shop, a toy store called “Toys 4 All,” a barbershop called “Smile,” and a produce market called “Garden of Eden.” The signs were almost always in Arabic and English. Occasionally, the shop owners would write their signs in English only, such as “Freij Grocery.” My father joked that it was because they...
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Public Culture (1 January 2005) 17 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2005
... every human action. Nearly every utterance attributed to him that has come to my atten- tion indicates an almost complete preoccupation with Freudian symbolism and libidinous connotations.”37 Perhaps the symbolic culmination of Dichter’s work was his marketing cam- paign for Mattel Toys’ Barbie...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 193–199.
Published: 01 January 1997
..., began a practice called corporate accountability or public display of uncivilized practices.4 Sweat- shop labor is used not just for garments but for various forms of assembly work (toys, fake jewelry, electronics), and the conditions of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 307–320.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Bureau has recently installed the Green Toi- let, a remarkable inno- vation designed to clean...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... properties owned by both public authorities and private individuals. The people of Kliptown live in shacks or in dilapidated houses, many without electricity, and with only rudimentary services—portable chemical toi- lets, communal standpipes, and refuse collection from designated communal sites in the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... behave and speak in the same way as sentient beings. From Walter Booth’s 1911 short Animated Putty and Walt Disney’s 1932 Flowers and Trees (Silly Symphony) to Jan Svankmajer’s 1988 Něco z Alenky ( Alice ), Jon Lasseter’s three Toy Story films (1995, 1999, 2010), Steven Hillenburg’s contemporary...