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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... so, this essay illuminates the often unrecognized differences in communicative labor that constitute contemporary forms of global legality. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 food sovereignty global governance translation transnational law transnational social movements In 2015...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 197–214.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... The most elite academic institutions continue to struggle with the incorporation of Black students. Overall, we use the current discourse of diversity as a lens to think about questions of economic disparity and social justice. Putting diversity in a transnational frame has helped us think more about...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Karpat, Kemal. 1985 . Ottoman population 1830–1914: Demographic and social characteristics . Madison:University of Wisconsin Press. Kirişçi, Kemal. 1998 . Turkey. In Internally displaced people: A global survey , edited by Janie Hampton. London: Earthscan. Kyle, David. 2000 . Transnational...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 289–322.
Published: 01 May 2019
... analyses of the politics of minority racialized difference? Recently, the concept of “decolonization,” with its transnational circulation, has achieved a buzzword status in social justice–oriented communities and organizations, on college campuses and among campus activists, in academia and popular media...
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Public Culture (1 May 2001) 13 (2): 243–266.
Published: 01 May 2001
... interventions such as those of the new social movements, inter- ventions that target not the state, but civil society itself. Not Just Another Public Sphere Reliance on a top-down or unitary understanding of democratic...
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Public Culture (1 September 2010) 22 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2010
... thus defines the borders of Europe while embodying national identities in France, in the Netherlands, and elsewhere. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 All translations from the French in this article are mine. National Identities and Transnational Intimacies: Sexual...
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Public Culture (1 September 2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
... social networking sites—as to individuals themselves. This article discusses the role of circulation in understanding the Egyptian popular uprising. It focuses on the literary work of a young generation of Egyptians whose writings from the past several years—and comments on the January 25 movement...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Michael Ralph If not quite in these words, some scholars and activists who have promoted a social movement based on the civil rights movement have implied that their project is undermined by “a whole lot of bitches jumpin' ship,” while few bother to question whether and to what extent that movement...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 113–122.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Michele Richman Copyright © 1992 by the Society For Transnational Cultural Studies 1992 ON THE=FOWm OF TWMNAL : UN)COMMON CAT€GOKl€S IN R€C€NT SOClAL THOUGHT MlCe€ RICHMAN ”HE Q~ESTION In the comments to follow I argue...
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
... against the backdrop of a social movement for media democracy and a wider social justice agenda. A significant undertaking in their practice was pedagogy, predicated on a notion of expertise as widely accessible, through which they sought to widen technical and political participation. Yet, while...
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Public Culture (1 May 2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... situating GFM in relation to Jamaica’s postindependence social movements and a transnational politics of what was then termed “gay liberation,” this article contributes to a queering of Caribbean history and to a decentering of the West in global histories of sexuality. 2 I first became aware of GFM after...
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Public Culture (1 January 2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of possessive individualism and new forms of transnational identification as the outcomes of a revolutionary ethos of work, community, and equality. It locates the Cuban government’s social and economic privileging of independent creative work amid the transformations and turmoil wrought by the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sara L. Friedman This article examines the power of law to constitute which intimacies are deemed legitimate for a larger project of national reproduction. It focuses on two contested marriage cases in Taiwan that involved a transnational union and a transgender marriage. The article introduces the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 85–119.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Achille Mbembe In the rest of the world, the “postcolonial turn” in the social sciences and humanities took place nearly a quarter century ago. Since then, the method or style of critique associated with that movement has influenced myriad political, epistemological, institutional, and disciplinary...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
... dominant means of peace NGOs and others in their attempts to address the past and the future of peace in almost every postconflict setting around the world today, the technique seems ripe for sustained critical inquiry. Indeed, for the transnational and hypermobile clan of peacemakers and peace experts...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rihan Yeh In Tijuana, across the US-Mexico border from San Diego, California, transnational flows precipitate anxieties over autonomous agency. This essay explores how these anxieties afflict not just individual “I”s but the city’s “we”s as well. Due to pressures associated with different types of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 321–330.
Published: 01 May 2011
... operating simultaneously to develop less a specific code for how a determinate India should perceive itself than a general ethics for Hind as an abstraction, epistemology, and reality, as moving across transhistorical and transnational space-time in relation to distinct social worldings. It is in a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... family. Both led transnational lives: born in Syria, they were attracted to Beirut and Cairo. In the 1930s and 1940s, during the lead-up to the Second World War, the rise of independence movements, and the creation of the state of Israel, Asmahan’s “life and times, as well as her artistic contributions...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kevin Lewis O'Neill Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, is a transnational criminal network that originated among Central American immigrants in Los Angeles during the gang wars of the 1980s. Since then U.S. deportation policies have transported MS-13 back to (and helped it expand in) Central America, with...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Melissa M. Valle This essay examines the ideological power of Carnival and the carnivalesque on the Colombian Caribbean Coast by circumnavigating the dominant narrative about these events as primarily stages to transgress social norms and resist authority. Instead, it explores whether blackface and...