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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of active audience participation in dancing dabke . Although universal humanity can be used cynically to demonstrate cultural othering to Western spectators or to diminish support to Palestinian national liberation, the article argues that Palestinian electro- dabke musicians capitalize on universal...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in social stability naive, however, and Purity and Danger languished following its publication in 1966. Today’s politics of purity, from white nationalism to rule by imprisonment, makes Purity and Danger more necessary than ever. The tension between the search for human universals and the social...
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Published: 01 January 2016
Figure 1 Vues d’Amérique du Nord . Source: John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University Figure 1. Vues d’Amérique du Nord. Source: John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University More
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 233–266.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Pheng Cheah Copyright © 1997 by The University of Chicago 1997 Posit(ion)ing Human Rights in the Current Global Conjuncture Pheng Cheah 1n the current conjuncture of global capitalism, the deployment...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 January 1996
... Jacqueline Bhabha ‘i;lefugees crystallize the conflict between two founding principles of modern society: the belief in universal human rights which inhere in all indi- viduals by virtue of their common human dignity, and the sovereignty of nation states. Legal systems - both national...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 431–442.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., and my colleagues in the “Histories of the Future” Residential Research Group at the Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, headed by Susan Harding; and from members of the international workshop, “Narrating Mobility and Belonging,” Centre for Devel- opment Research...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Deborah Posel Duke University Press 2008 History as Confession: The Case of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Deborah Posel In the iconic history of human suffering...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 251–265.
Published: 01 May 1993
...-political. Enlightenmentthought and the politics it produced, it is argued, were rooted in a notion of a shared, universal human rationality on the basis of which human agents could, through a process of open, rational debate, reach agreement...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... been discriminatory in terms of the types of person and forms of conviction that it seeks to protect. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 conviction freedom of conscience human rights nonviolence sexuality In January 2015 Amnesty International rejected a proposal to introduce...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Bullock and Michael W. Jennings (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996), 1:116 – 200. 9. Hamilton, Metaromanticism, 11. 3 0 4 goods belonging to the same human being. Or, another way of putting it, he is After the Secular...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 629–641.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and separate identity, the aboli- tion of difference, and the adherence to the project of a universal humanity.11 Colonization is founded on a similar universalizing project. On a rhetorical level, colonization is the daughter...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 449–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
... science of “positive psychology” ( Seligman and Csikszentmihalyi 2000 ; Seligman and Fowler 2011 ). Fourth, it entails a universalizing moral humanism configured by what we might call a “positive spin” through strategic deployment of prosocial programming, learned optimism, and a continuous emphasis...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 201–212.
Published: 01 January 1993
... be reconciled with the universal demands of human reason?ls Kant's solution, as famous as ambitious, consists in the introduction of two different modes of reasoning: In the "private use of reason," the individual has to conform to his or her social or professional function, say, as a clergyman, officer...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 319–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and appeal to the universal human that appear in this statement resound in visualization theory. I elaborate on this point below but note here that this “we” invokes a universal subjectivity rooted in a collective capacity to employ the tools of rationality to perceive and interpret patterns and images. 5...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 January 2005
...” and the “demonic.” If, according to Cuvier, norma- tive whiteness as universal humanity is produced by “the relationship between the perfection of the spirit and the beauty of the face,” then not only does Sarah Bart- mann, reduced to compressed skull...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the self to become a subject of human rights that human rights films are contributing to human rights culture—in advance of a global community of citizens and institutions that might regularly and routinely secure human rights for all. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 cultural politics...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Bruce Robbins Copyright © 1997 by The University of Chicago 1997 Sad Stories in the International Public Sphere: Richard Rorty on Culture and Human Rights Bruce Robbins 1n 1994...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 397–404.
Published: 01 May 2020
... interest in this, or in the kinds of questions that sociologists were asking about the general structure and functioning of society; he was interested, it seems, in more universal human experience, and in rejecting some of the orthodoxy of his peers. And so, four years after enrolling, he moved...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . 2001 . “ Very Straight Sex: The Development of Sexual Morés in Jamaica .” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 2 , no. 3 : 422 – 40 . LaViolette Nicole Whitworth Sandra . 1994 . “ No Safe Haven: Sexuality as a Universal Human Right and Gay and Lesbian Activism in International...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 311–331.
Published: 01 May 2017
... only had training in the humanities. So in that sense it gave me an advantage. ER: How did you make that transition from studying biology to the anthropology of Japan? ML: Well, this is a personal story. While working in a lab in the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), medical...