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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Néstor García Canclini From National Capital to Global Capital: Urban Change in Mexico City Néstor García Canclini Translated by Paul Liffman The...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... shaping urban change in a post‐pandemic era. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 urban majority computation popular economy density figures 1–3 Majority Districts, Mumbai. FIGURES 1–3 Majority Districts, Mumbai. figures 1–3 Majority Districts, Mumbai...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 385–414.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Virág Molnár The essay examines street art as a lens on the workings of the contemporary public sphere to capture changing uses of urban public spaces and shifting conceptions of social order in the city. It explores the explosion in the popularity of street art at a time when urban public space is...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
... out- of- date and rooted in very Western preoccupations about urban change (aka Robert Moses vs. Jane Jacobs) (Koolhaas 1995; Angotti 2012). Much of the discourse on the future of cities is trapped in a professional paradigm that focuses on the role of urban planners and policy makers, while...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... for which they were not trained, Syriacs have changed the way the city functions, a development that I label “urban design from below.” In the context of architecture and urban planning, “from above” or “top-down” typically connotes official designs and plans: the sanctioned reshapings of space...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... segregated city, but the way in which inequalities are inscribed into urban space has changed considerably. In the 1990s, the physical distances separating rich and poor have decreased at the same time that the mechanisms to keep them apart have...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
... informs the 29 Public Culture group’s strong bias against “projects” and “projectization” that underlies almost all official ideas about urban change. Whether the World Bank, most Northern...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... The profound changes of the post-Mao period raise important questions regarding the nature of Chinese urban citizenship, a unique system formulated on the basis of a centrally planned economy, the hukou, or household registration system...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
... in a variety of governance settings from education to community development to policing (see Fung 2006). This essay analyzes the changing role of participation in the constitution of urban political authority. I do this by tracing its...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
... diverse and divided social worlds. Fourth, global environmental change is an urban phenomenon. As Ricky Bur- dett and Philipp Rode (2011: 10) observe, “Occupying less than 2 per cent of the earth’s surface, urban areas concentrate...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
... ability to consume. While the restaurant is a synecdoche of a changing spatiotemporal urban landscape, the image of female eaters of the rice bowl of youth and the social anxiety the practice generates are more widespread. Almost by definition, the image is linked to the booming service industry and...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 1993
... neither those of traditional Islam nor simply pan-Islamic (the movement rejects Pakistan as its defender) but have to do with values and goals that are modern in content. At issue here, in terms of Urban’s essay, is a change of conditions between “1789 and “1989,” one that in a trivial way can...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
... changes. This is related to the demise of the “perception - heretofore unsuspected - of an elite with common interests and values by an urban population which felt that it was a strong minority vis-8-vis the mass of network Thus a new generation emerged on the African political scene, a...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Arjun Appadurai PC 12.3-02 Appadurai 11/16/00 3:03 PM Page 627 Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai...
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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 (2005) 17 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 January 2005
... recently changed from Dade to Miami-Dade in recognition of this reality. In local conversation, the entire urban corridor from Fort Lauderdale to Miami is often treated as the single site of multiple levels of cultural and economic circulation. If...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Sounds of Freedom: Music, Taxis, and Racial Imagination in Urban South Africa Thomas Blom Hansen At first sight, the major cities in South Africa do not appear to have changed much over the last decade. Their physical...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... occasions that are generated by the synergies and frictions of urban life.” The geography of disruption and failure across the energy infrastructures of Accra reveals more than everyday responses of the urban poor to such dynamics; it also highlights the ongoing, although changing, conditions of...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 307–320.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shiloh R. Krupar Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 photo-essay Shanghaiing the Future: A De-tour of the Shanghai Urban...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 201–212.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anthony Townsend Since the very origins of urban planning in the late nineteenth century, the field has aspired to establish a firm scientific footing for the nature of cities, their cycles of growth and decline, and ways that we can better plan and predict the outcomes of interventions through...