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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Horatio Alger 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 (1 January 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...
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Published: 01 September 2014
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Public Culture (1 May 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 May 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 as...
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Public Culture (1 March 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 is...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Robert P. Marzec This essay explores the erasure of the ecological commons as an environmental and representative space of political contestation, in and through the development of a specific type of imaging process that transforms the ecological commons into a spectacle. Specifically, it examines...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
... became an important site for reconsidering the parameters of social transformation amid increasing knowledge of the fragility of the global ecological system. Of interest in the Olgyays’ diagrams, even more than the methods they proposed, are the conditions for the human that they imagined...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
... provision in this period are often subsumed under the category of neoliberalism. This article unpacks this narrative by focusing on the intersection between architecture and social science. It argues that the neoliberalization of housing not only constitutes a transformation of housing economics, from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Vicki Mayer The film and media industries have turned New Orleans into “Hollywood South,” a transformation that regularly reorients residents’ relationships with their physical environment. In this essay, I describe the connections I see between the privatization of public space and the impacts of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2015) 27 (3 (77)): 409–418.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sudhir Venkatesh This essay looks at the transformation of advertising over the past two decades. Three myths define the worldview of advertising practitioners and sustain their daily practices: advertising as art(istic), advertising as war, and advertising as revolution. They are all a response to...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... imaging not only has been used by human rights advocates to pursue their ends but has also transformed those ends, separating intention from effect, policy from practice, and advocacy’s present from its past. In this process, surveillance states and human rights NGOs have come to collaborate on the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 to be...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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 (1 January 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 in...
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Public Culture (1 May 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...