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Public Culture (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...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and contested category, exploring the types of subjects that claims of conscience conjure up, the forms of difference they can reproduce, and the conflicts they both create and mediate. The central argument of the article is that the protection of conscience has been a claim to privilege, and therefore often...
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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 (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and types of experiences enabled this collaboration against all odds? This article addresses these questions by looking at the ambiguous ways the group’s meetings mobilized the principles and practices of open source, prototyping, and a focus on doing, configuring the gatherings as spaces...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
... variations associated with Blackness (skin complexion, hair texture, body type, etc.). This essay demonstrates the racial subordination that can develop, fester, and be reproduced through debasing cultural productions in an environment where anti-Black racism is typically invisibilized and trivialized. 2...
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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 (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Guy Standing Progressive politics has always been about the struggle to reduce social inequities and inequalities. What takes priority depends on the type of society we live in. Today people in rich countries live in societies that are tertiary, not industrial, in that what they do is largely...
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Public Culture (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 (2005) 17 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2005
...; or, Commensurating Bodies of Unequal Experience Melanie Rock t is a commonly known fact that there are two types of diabetes, type 1 (also Icalled juvenile diabetes) and type 2 (also called adult onset diabetes). This Imedical classification...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and disappearance, are not contemplated by the legal definition established in 2006, neither as subjects nor as disappeared. In any event, this definition is successful, and, having been established as a legal-criminal type, it operates today as a yardstick for any other product of forced disappearance...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... show, then, how the fortified enclaves became status symbols and instruments of social separa- tion and suggest their similarities with other enclaves around the world. I examine Los Angeles as an example to illustrate both the type...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 209–221.
Published: 01 March 2013
...- ies, no matter how dense and urban they may look; these threats include extreme forms of inequality and privatization, new types of urban violence, asymmetric war, and massive surveillance systems. But to see this takes time listening...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 161–188.
Published: 01 May 1997
... and the Parallel Sphere It is well-known that political humor played a prominent role in daily practice in the Soviet Union and other socialist countries. I begin by comparing the social conditions of political ridicule in a type of postcolony (Mbembe 1992...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 479–496.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... 1998 . Broken images: Blackletter between faith and mysticism. In Blackletter: Type and national identity , edited by Peter Bain and Paul Shaw. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Shaw, Paul, and Peter Bain. 1998 . Blackletter vs. Roman...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 501–528.
Published: 01 May 2000
... maladapted. Forty-nine percent, 30 percent: Even though no superordinate Being of type “Tourist” exists, Dumu and the Australian Council model their practices on this textually figu- rated and projected thing. Once textualized as part of a homogenous type— Tourists—the thing can be indexed to other things...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 329–354.
Published: 01 May 1996
... Society: Modernizing the Middle East (New York: Free Press Glencoe, 1964). Michel Seurat, in the collected manuscripts published after his death entitled LEtat de barbarie (Paris: Seuil, 1989) is extremely critical of this type of thinking. 4...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... a good portrait, Disdéri recommended that the artist should aptly learn the “type” and “character” of his models. The facile mannerisms and atti- tudes that people tended to demonstrate at first glance were always illusory; the model should be shorn of these superficialities so as to allow the “real...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and the Formation of New Claims Saskia Sassen The organizing theme in this essay is that place is central to many of the circuits through which economic globalization is constituted. One strategic type of place for these developments...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 385–419.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- modity and commercial signage that residents considered them forms of visual pollution. In 2006 the municipal administration passed a radical law to address it. The so-called Clean City (Cidade Limpa) law of 2006 prohibits all types...