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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and the reactionary possibilities that emerge from the effort to reconceive work. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 homesteading urban farming work work culture neoliberalism T his essay examines the contradictions of using home production as a means to reconceive work in meaningful ways...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 177–189.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Keller Easterling Abstract In the wake of civil rights struggles, a rural area in Southwest Georgia became a global stage for rehearsing some of the world's most provocative experiments with community and land tenure. An interracial intentional community, a Nation of Islam farm, the first community...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 233–248.
Published: 01 March 2013
... (Frank 2008). The rural appears within the city not just as a lifestyle choice, a new integration of the sustainable, as it is expressed and analyzed in some discussions on urban farming in Western cities. It is not just an accessory...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Miriam Driessen As urban regions change in contemporary China, rural regions change no less dramatically. This essay sheds light on the discursive context in which rural transformations occur, by introducing the concept of “rural voids.” Rural voids are spaces that are not only plagued...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... . . . If we have all the prisoners and all the farms and all the click-boys on the farm, we will feed Sierra Leone. By 2018, however, the “click-boy” had come to dominate the political imagination of electoral violence. Like any number of Krio terms to emerge in urban Sierra Leone, as a signifier click...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2022
... production districts for made-in-Italy agri-food—one of the country's leading exports and a source of international renown. But their claim to fame derives not so much from the role these enclaves play in quality farming, as from less flattering, if related reasons. They are mostly known for what have been...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 521–531.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and bounded by the back facades of warehouses and wholesale stores. The trees that once lined its edges, providing shade for local traders and commuters, have mostly died, and the farm that once cultivated the land around it has long been abandoned. Remarkable today only for the tapestry of footpaths...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 343–371.
Published: 01 May 2019
...” ( Bank 2015: 166–69). UCT and Wits were the settings for the development of social anthropology, which concerned itself with recording the social structures and cultural features of South African tribes as projects of preservation, especially at a time of encroaching “modernization” and urbanization...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 199–220.
Published: 01 May 2018
... majority in this district, the size of the Jewish population relocated to the area has been sufficient to advance three major objectives. First, the establishment of Jewish towns and farming communities has helped restrict Palestinians’ development, transforming their villages into enclaves. Second, it has...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... in West Africa .” International Migration Papers No. 79 . Geneva, Switzerland : International Labour Organization . Barrios Salvador Bertinelli Luisito Strobl Eric . 2006 . “ Climatic Change and Rural–Urban Migration: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa .” Journal of Urban...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
... whose onset is signaled by the smelt population’s decline. 2016 biodiversity climate change endangered species “We should be standing on five feet of snow,” declared California governor Jerry Brown in April 2015, as he announced the state’s first-ever mandatory restrictions on urban water...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 191–215.
Published: 01 January 2017
... as a space for urban leisure.” Used with permission In addition to captive human and zoo animals, Gaza’s captive geographies include another form of captivity: that of farm animals. Destined for a different kind of slaughter, these farm animals, central to the livelihood of Gazans, have not been spared...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and, in many ways, surpassed the radicality of its politics. 2017 history land use map participation PRA Robert Chambers It was not until the 1960s that early experimental strategies of participatory urban planning were formalized into a professional movement supported by a political mandate...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 455–464.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... The number of stores and variety of available goods are on par with any major shopping area in the world. But this is the middle of the Amazon, seemingly far away from the culture of consumption associated with global metropolitanism and the major urban zones of industrialized nations. Who...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 453–472.
Published: 01 September 2022
... farm. As Bhandar ( 2018 ) has also shown, such arrangements are frequently inverted, depending on particular power configurations, but often to similar ends. 8. An online review of Esther's Orbit Room posted in 2007 notes the restaurant hours on Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 299–324.
Published: 01 May 2001
... urban and rural friends—stories similar enough to represent variations on a theme. In each case, the protagonist was someone whose name, clan, and village were left unspecified. A retired Biak civil servant told me the first...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
... they were outlawed and retreated to running a protection racket in the matatu transport sector and in urban slums. Mungiki were also subjected to a brutal assault by police, who, according to some observers, took advantage of the mandate...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 71–92.
Published: 01 May 1991
... European immigration and expansion westward, and its accompa- nying technologies. This section included displays of farming implements, firearms, and technologies of transportation, The Industrial Revolution was represented in this section through displays of historic looms and other ma- chines...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Town of Cairo” (paper presented at the AAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 11 November 1996) and “Egyptian Workshop, Global Enterprise: Visions of Economy and Urban Life in Cairo 1900–1996” (Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1999...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
... on the connections between rec- ollection and loss and what she calls the “archeology of metropolis” and “local cosmopolitanism” in Prague, St. Petersburg, and Moscow, Svetlana Boym writes, “The urban renewal taking place in the present is no longer...