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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 349–367.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ricky Burdett 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 everyday urban realities are being shaped by a very different set of informal processes and actors that are largely immune...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jennifer Mack Outlining a theory of “urban design from below,” this essay considers how so-called users have reshaped space at the urban scale, as I trace the history of immigrants’ transformations of a Swedish modernist new town neighborhood. Here a peripheral green strip that government planners...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... Is There a Difference between Public Culture 1789 and 1989? A Reply to Greg Urban Michael M. J. Fischer 1 found it helpful in reading Greg Urban’s dense and abstract essay to pose three questions: (1...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 245–247.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Marilyn Ivy Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 (Eqfacing Culture: A Reply to Greg Urban Marilyn Ivy Greg Urban’s CuZtureS Public Face interrogates the cultural configuration...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Mamadou Diouf Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Urban Youth and Senegalese Politics: Dakar 1988- I994 Mamadou Diouf The extraordinary vitality of African youth in the political arena...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 303–328.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and the Law. Berkeley: University of Calfornia Press. Harvey , David . 1985. Consciousness and the Urban Experience: Studies in History and Theory of Capitalist Urbanization. Johns Hopkins University Press. Hirschman , Albert O. 1991. The Rhetoric of Reaction: Perversity, Futility...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 75–107.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Leo Ou-fan Lee Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Shanghai Modern: Reflections on Urban Culture in China in the 1930s Leo Ou-fan Lee B y 1930, Shanghai had become...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 85–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Neil Brenner The urban has become a keyword of early twenty-first-century economic, political, and cultural discourse. But as its resonance has intensified in social science and in the public sphere, the conceptual and cartographic specificity of the urban has been severely blunted. Is there any...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ash Amin This short intervention outlines the challenges for social theory posed by a thoroughly urbanized world, one run out of a small number of cities and shaped in all its aspects by the distinctiveness of urban being. 2013 urban challenges: M ANIFESTO...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 223–232.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cassim Shepard This essay traces the outlines of the incremental tradition in architecture and urban planning in order to argue for its resonance with an interpretive — as opposed to strictly interventionist — mode of urbanism that benefits from a revaluation of concepts including fragment, essence...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 261–271.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of “the urban” and “the rural” when instead of being known for their use of electricity and “smokelessness” cities come to be defined by charcoal and smokiness? How did it happen that the cities of a country that produces a huge surplus of hydroelectricity still rely so extensively on firewood in the twenty...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Orit Halpern; Jesse LeCavalier; Nerea Calvillo; Wolfgang Pietsch This essay interrogates the new forms of experimentation with urban territory emerging as a result of ubiquitous computing infrastructures. We label these protocols “test-bed urbanism.” Smart, sentient, stupid, and speculative all...
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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 (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 143–175.
Published: 01 January 2013
... . 1977 . To empower people: From state to civil society . Washington, D.C. : American Enterprise Institute . Berry Jeffrey M. Portney Kent E. Thomson Ken . 1993 . The rebirth of urban democracy . Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution . Boltanski Luc Chiapello Eve...
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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...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... Public Culture 12 : 1 -19. ———. 2001 . Spectral housing and urban cleansing: Notes on millennial Mumbai. Public Culture 12 : 627 -51. Appadurai, Arjun, and Holston, James. 1999 . Introduction: Cities and citizenship. In Cities and citizenship , edited by Holston. Durham, N.C.: Duke...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... In Unofficial China II , edited by Perry Link, Richard Madsen, and Paul Pickowicz. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. Davis, Deborah S., Richard Kraus, Barry Naughton, and Elizabeth J. Perry, eds. 1995 . Urban spaces in contemporary China:The potential for autonomy and community in post-Mao China...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 January 2005
... in South Africa (1998). Castells, Manuel. 1977 . The urban question: A Marxist approach . Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Castoriadis, Cornelius. 1987 . The imaginary institution of society . Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Coakley, Jerry, and Laurence Harris. 1983 . The city of capital...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 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 layouts...
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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...