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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael McQuarrie This essay describes the transformation of civic participation from a tool of democratization into a tool for elite authority. Looking at various participatory projects in community-based organizations in a city in America’s Rust Belt, the essay demonstrates how the very...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 1991
... to Norman Vincent Peale . New York: Basic Books. Whyte , William H. ( 1956 ) The Organization Man . New York: Simon & Schuster. Transforming Heroes: Hollywood and the Demonization of Women...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Elsa Barkley Brown Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Negotiating and Transforming the Public Sphere: African American Political Life in the Transition from Slavery...
Published: 01 September 2014
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Miriam Driessen As urban regions change in contemporary China, rural regions change no less dramatically. This essay sheds light on the discursive context in which rural transformations occur, by introducing the concept of “rural voids.” Rural voids are spaces that are not only plagued...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 601–623.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., which enabled them to become self-interested. This process transformed the police into a new type of authoritative political actor. This article examines the history and organizational sociology of the transformation of the police since the 1960s, investigating how, through groups like the International...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 551–572.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Steve Spence Throughout the 1960s, global flows of both people and media images helped transform the imaginative possibilities open to the US civil rights movement’s leaders, its thousands of foot soldiers, and its opposition. A thickening network of social and economic linkages enabled...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 265–291.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Amit Pinchevski; Tamar Liebes This essay considers the role of the radio in the mediation of trauma during the 1961 Eichmann trial. It is argued that radio broadcasts from the courtroom occasioned a transformation in the status of Holocaust survivors in Israel, who had been previously seen...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 233–248.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Monika Krause We live, we are told, in a world that is urbanizing and that is urbanizing at a rapid pace. But the diagnosis of urbanization has lost all meaning. To fully make sense of current sociospatial transformations, we need to also analyze them from the perspective of that which...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jennifer Mack Outlining a theory of “urban design from below,” this essay considers how so-called users have reshaped space at the urban scale, as I trace the history of immigrants’ transformations of a Swedish modernist new town neighborhood. Here a peripheral green strip that government planners...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of vigilance, emergency, prediction, and control. It is argued that climate adaptation planning relies on a naturalistic understanding of predictable, linear transformations in base climatic variables and thus fails to take into consideration the “pluripotency” of climate futures—that is, the inherent...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jenn M. Jackson The American imperial project exploits race, class, gender, and sexual differences in the name of the state. But in what ways has the transformative nature of American imperialism intervened in the public and private lives of Black women? This essay asks, What impact has...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 357–384.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cotten Seiler How will the car affect China, that once “immobile empire”? US media accounts put tremendous faith in automobility as a maker of liberal political subjects as China undergoes its postsocialist transformation. But is the type of freedom offered by automobilized modernity necessarily...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Teresa P. R. Caldeira A series of interventions by young men are transforming public spaces in São Paulo, Brazil, and articulating anew the profound social inequalities that have always marked them. The new urban practices include graffiti, pixação (São Paulo’s style of tagging), and new modes...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... into a new kind of sociological problem, in part to take advantage of governmental funding earmarked for translational research. As its goals were redirected toward incentives aligned with governmental auditors, opportunities for obtaining research funding became available. For these transformations...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of transformational possibility, detached from the networks, roles, and institutions of daily life. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 air quality monitoring co-creation liminality open source smart city politics Cans of Coke, bottles of beer, coffee cups, and empty pizza boxes are scattered...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
... China’s political order, its modes of legitimation, and its mechanisms of power. During the Mao era, confessions were intended as a form of self-transformation and redemption in the pursuit of constructing a new political subjectivity and utopian society. In the Xi era, the drama of confession is intended...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... The elegiac transformation of intimidation into ethical and national consciousness provides a spiritual node around which a renewed sense of national identity can accrete. To cast into relief this claim, the essay also analyzes the dominant cultural rhetorics of the Syrian regime and Lebanese Hezbollah (Party...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
... obscured by the commodity form. As an attempt to transform complicitous consumption into ethical consumerism, an emergent discourse of postconsumerism privileges commodities that dare tell their stories. Postconsumerism offers the promise of helping the poor or saving the planet by buying things; it marks...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
... seekers recognized to be true? The answer to the first interrogation is discussed from the foundational moments of asylum to the contemporary transformation of the global condition of refugees. The response to the second question relies on an understanding of asylum-granting decisions by magistrates...