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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
...S. Lochlann Jain This essay analyzes the subject positioning demanded by randomized control trials (RCT). Taking seriously the fact that people in late-stage cancer treatments will die, even if one arm of the study receives a “successful” treatment, Jain argues that the RCT framework carries a...
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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 as...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 8 Photo from Alice Coleman’s Utopia on Trial (1985: 7), illustrating the “failed utopia” of public housing Figure 8. Photo from Alice Coleman’s Utopia on Trial (1985: 7), illustrating the “failed utopia” of public housing More
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultural shifts accompanied these medical debates and developments. Randomized controlled trials now dominate as an evidentiary form in tuberculosis control with implications for how global health efforts roll out across diverse cultural contexts. A pharmaceutical approach drives the international export...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lisa Richaud; Ash Amin While previous studies have documented the trials of rural-to-urban migration in postreform China, little is known of the consequences of urban demolition and attendant uncertainty on migrant mental health. Exploring the affective and subjective dimensions of life lived...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anya Bernstein This article looks at recent Russian lawsuits accusing artists and curators of “inciting religious hatred.” It seeks to explain the reasons behind these controversies by considering the respective scopic regimes informing several exhibits and subsequent trials from 1998 to 2010. One...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 5 A drawing from the cover of the book Forbidden Art by Victoria Lomasko and Anton Nikolaev (St. Petersburg: Bumkniga, 2011), which contains courtroom sketches from the Forbidden Art trial by Lomasko. Figure 5. A drawing from the cover of the book Forbidden Art by Victoria Lomasko and More
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., about how we know, but also to consider what constitutes an ethical form of knowing. To grasp what is at stake in contemporary debates around experimental drug trials and randomization, it is important to consider the historical situations in which these epistemological and ethical questions about...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 395–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Savarkar. Chandigarh, India: Abhisek. Kapila, Shruti. 2007 . Self, Spencer, and swaraj: Nationalist thought and critiques of liberalism, 1890 – 1920. Modern Intellectual History 4 : 109 – 27. Kelkar, N. C. 1908 . Full and authentic report of the Tilak trial (1908) being the only authorised...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Profits As centers of information exchange, the support groups also act as places of recruitment for therapeutic trials or for commercial activities, introducing suffer- ers to more and more complex networks that effectively turn the city into a veri- table labyrinth.5 Individuals’ participation in...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 787–791.
Published: 01 September 2000
... documentation of the island’s colonial and postcolonial history. Drawn from the Mayibuye Centre and ANC archive at the University of the Western Cape, these images and period posters hail the leaders and protest against the Treason Trials...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... randomized control trials unpacks the ways in which late-stage cancer trials require the subject’s “health . . . to provide for the investigator evidence of efficacious treatments.” Jain is exercised less by the high probability of death than by the phenomenon that is shrouded in silence, the mas...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Erica Robles-Anderson; Arjun Appadurai Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 I f the previous issue was haunted by the question of Undead Texts, the present one opens with zombie politics. As we write these words, the US Senate is hearing closing arguments in the impeachment trial...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2019
... responsible have not been prosecuted. The UFI-AMIA was created in 2004 by then president Néstor Kirchner (2003–7) to investigate the attack, following a failed trial and widespread discrediting of the judge who had been in charge of the investigation since 1994. In January 2015, after more than a decade in...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
... suspect was jailed. By the time he appeared in court to protest his innocence before the judge who would decide if there were sufficient evidence to proceed to trial, his guilt had been firmly established—not by the police investigation but by the evidence etched on his body. His face was covered in cuts...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 305–310.
Published: 01 May 2002
... by other forces in the city streets. The streets, at night, are seen as occupied by vibrant, constantly shifting colors and images and by the frantic movement of anxiety and influence, insult and injury. We completed 41 Shots several weeks before the trial of the four white officers of the New...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
... University Press. Eckstein, Susan Eva, and Adil Najam, eds. 2013. How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. El-Ariss, Tarek. 2013. Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political . New York: Fordham University Press. Em, Henry H. 2013. The...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 January 2019
... 2015, conflict erupted on the campus of Iowa State University over the scientific trial of a curious crop: the “Super Banana.” As the name suggests, this is not one of the millions of identical Cavendish clones produced for global markets. Rather, this genetically modified crop is an initiative of the...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 145–171.
Published: 01 January 2019
... “ashamed” ( cankui ) and “regrets” ( chanhui ) her previous legal activism ( Hernández 2016 ; Zhuang 2016 ). The term “show trial” came into existence with the Shakty trial of June 1928 in the Soviet Union, the precursor to the infamous Moscow show trials (1936–38) through which Stalin purged his...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 507–519.
Published: 01 September 2004
... black men and women. These were sections four and five, which contained the native jail, the venereal section, the awaiting trial block (which has been demolished to make way for the Court), and the Women’s Gaol. It’s very interesting...