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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 January 1992
... and Culture in Black Africa 1 (1978): 22. “Foreword.” 49 Mr Country Hide and his brother Seek? This is the “intimate tyranny” (22) arid its logic of “familiarity and do- mesticity” (5) of which Mbembe persuasively writes...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 1992
... itself, quite obsessively, with the possibilities of excess if an appearance of order is to be instituted and maintained. Herein lies a certain similarity between the Cameroonian and Indonesian situations: while the former incorporates what Mbembe refers to as an “intimate tyranny” through...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 1992
... and vulgarity of their tyranny. Their stronger, oligarchical governments could muster a much more elabo- rate panoply of pseudo-civic ritual that caricatured itself. Perhaps there was no more emblematic act than the Guatemalan dictator Manuel Estrada Cabrera (1 898- 1920) erecting temples...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
... twentieth century. The underlying enemy of the great eighteenth-century Enlightenment thinkers was the exclusion of most people from politics — the problem of tyranny. By the late twentieth century, this strand of democratic thought remains...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
....1468-2478.2005.00370.x . Noiriel Gérard . 1991 . La tyrannie du national: Le droit d’asile en Europe (1793–1993) (The tyranny of nationality: The right of asylum in Europe [1793–1993]) . Paris : Calmann-Lévy . Office français de protection des réfugiés et apatrides . 2001 . Rapport...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 25–32.
Published: 01 May 1990
....” Journal of Asian Studies 464 ( November ). Nandy , Ashish 1985 . “An Anti-Secularist Manifesto.” Seminar 314 . Nandy , Ashish 1987 . Traditions, Tyranny and Utopia . Delhi Oxford University Press. Nehru , Jawaharlal 1946 . The Discovery of India . New York John Day...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 605–608.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Imagination. New York: Pal­ grave Macmillan. Piccato, Pablo. 2010. The Tyranny of Opinion: Honor in the Construction of the Mexican Public Sphere. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Pinho, Patricia de Santana. 2010. Mama Africa: Reinventing Blackness in Bahia. Durham, N.C.: Duke University...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 481–484.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Chichester, U.K.: Wiley-­Blackwell. Parkinson Zamora, Lois, and Monika Kaup, eds. 2010. Baroque New Worlds: Representation, Transculturation, Counterconquest. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Piccato, Pablo. 2010. The Tyranny of Opinion: Honor in the Construction of the Mexican Public...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1992
... of state power serves to create bonds of intimacy with the people - “the intimacy of tyranny” (21). 98 In the postcolony, an intimate tyranny links the rulers with the ruled, just as ob- scenity is only another aspect of munificence and vulgarity the very condition of state power...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 51 Public Culture The Tyranny of Emergency By giving precedence to the logic of “just in time” at the expense of any forward- looking deliberation, within a context of ever faster technological transformation and exchange, our era...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 1992
...” - the analyst must be atten- tive to the myriad ways in which ordinary people bridle, trick, and actually toy with power instead of confronting it directly. These evasions (as endless as Sisyphus’) can be explained only because people are always being trapped in a net of rituals that reaffirm tyranny...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 425–437.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Shaping of Social Problems.” Kapitalistate 9 : 17 -39. Pleck , Elizabeth . 1987. Domestic Tyranny. New York: Oxford University Press. Nation, Woman, and the Indian Immigrant Bourgeoisie...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 95–118.
Published: 01 January 1990
... of social life which cannot be confounded with, or swal- lowed up in the state. It is perhaps not hard to understand why this term should return today. Indeed, it emerges from several sources. In societies suffering under Leninist tyranny, it articulated the hopes of those fighting to open spaces...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
... for promoting surveillance and machine tyranny in the Trojan horse of various tech utopias. A third such answer is that democracy has always been an instrument of exclusion and was never really meant to be universal, whether in Plato's Athens, Jefferson's America, or de Gaulle's France. In this last view...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 1993
... the hardliners in Beijing. Of course, there is Raised Eyebrows something worth our sympathy in the plight of a serious filmmaker being forced to make a living outside his own country. But doesn’t he know that using male sexual tyranny as a symbol of power is nothing new at all? It has been a common theme...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- temporary and the individual. Both of these terms seem to me to have developed into tyrannies by now—not only in art but also, as I said before, in relation to the development of democracy and of cultures. The terms are meant...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 483–498.
Published: 01 September 2007
... this is the ultimate articulation of consumption as difference (cf. Baudrillard 1968, Bourdieu 1979), and a rather sly way of circumventing that seemingly inescap- able linkage between social position and material possessions and the tyranny of choice...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... A dissident exile living in Paris since 1990, he is known for his pronounced pro-Europe, anti-Turkish, and anti-Islamic stance, as evinced in a polemical pamphlet on “the anatomy of tyranny” in which he refers derisively to the “baggage of the Ottoman overlords” while...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 25–32.
Published: 01 January 2010
... toward it as well. In his “Statement Number 5 to the Iranian People” of June 20, 2009, he denounces both those who believe that “Islamic government is the same as Tyranny of the Rightful” and those who “consider religion and Islam...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... “It is fun to entertain the theory that the constant evolution of Nike’s products — from the first waffle trainers to the latest Air Jordan, a whole line renewed four seasons a year — is actually driven by the tyranny of the swoosh itself.”36...