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Public Culture (1 September 2002) 14 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Kimberly Wedeven Segall is an assistant professor of postcolonial studies at Seattle Pacific University. She directed the play Khumbulani/Remembrance , first performed by and for Xhosa victims of political violence in Cape...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the perpetrators intend to deface the victims rather than kill them. Easily obtained and cheap, acid is thrown at women, who are disfigured, often blinded, and severely traumatized. The lives of many Bangladeshi women, deprived of free choice and independence in this way, have been destroyed...
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Public Culture (1 May 2014) 26 (2 (73)): 233–255.
Published: 01 May 2014
... form of figuring reality reduces ecological complexities, interactions, fluidity, and biodiversity into two general forms or ideas of “environment”: the idea of an untouched and pristine wilderness and the idea of an environmental struggle waged by indigenous peoples comprehended as victims. The...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... victimized suffering, Palestinian electro- dabke bands evoke both localized sentiments of national pride in refashioned cosmopolitan folklore and international political solidarity based on human similarity and the shared experience of joy. This dual message is further communicated through the centrality of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kate Nash In this article the author explores what feature-length films of the kind that are shown in human rights film festivals contribute to human rights culture. Analyzing films that feature victims (including, in some detail, Sonita ) and perpetrators (notably, The Act of Killing ), the author...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Forces of Colombia and the Colombian government, different victims' organizations have empowered themselves around their struggle to reconstruct memory. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 DOXA AT LARGE Memory in...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 209–246.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and Development Unit, Home Office, Government of the United Kingdom. www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs2/hosb1203.pdf . Beck, Ulrich. 1992 . Risk society: Towards a new modernity , translated by Mark Ritter. London: Sage. Blumenthal, Jessica. 2004 . We, the people, victims of horrific crime...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... place, in part because these attacks are designed to shame their victims. How did you approach your visual study of wounds that are already an assault on visuality, that challenge and disturb our gaze as spectators? Pallavi Govindnathan: A lot of artists feel that their works are stronger if they...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 191–194.
Published: 01 January 2003
... appreciate the significance that his discussion accords to an ethos of listening so as to discern the specificities of each particular case and identify the concrete reality of perpetrator and victim. Borneman’s creative recommendation to bring anthropological skills to bear on international peacekeeping...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 181–186.
Published: 01 January 2003
... will invariably depict themselves as victims. How, then, do we assess these accounts? Assessing the relative culpability of perpetrators remains controversial, as shown by the furor over books by Daniel Goldhagen and Jan Gross, who detail how German gendarmes and Polish villagers, respectively...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
... testimonies from the victims of human rights violations (or those who speak on their behalf); indeed, truth commissions frame their proceedings within a discourse of victimhood and the silences that have attached to it. Indi- vidual stories are documented as the core of an official record of a troubled...
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Public Culture (1 September 2005) 17 (3): 499–516.
Published: 01 September 2005
... carrying and transfer it back to its rightful owners. Some victims and advocates felt I was a spy for the church. But the only way to photograph is to actually be present with people, and I just kept coming...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 499–520.
Published: 01 September 2007
... as its object the defense of causes, which presupposes not only leaving other causes aside but also producing public representations of the human beings to be defended (e.g., by showing them as victims rather than combatants and by displaying their condition in terms of suffering rather than...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 499–527.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Japanese do not remember themselves as aggressors and only remember their victimization in the atom bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has become almost a cliche, even in the U.S. news media. Although this amnesia over...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with human trafficking most experts agree that the production of statistics faces major obstacles since victims are a “hidden population” (Laczko 2005: 5). However, in contemporary bureaucratic organizations as diverse as universities and development NGOs there is a continuous demand for...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
... surveyed had been exposed to violence: 56 percent had been victims of violence, and 45 percent had personally witnessed the killing of another person. Rosana Norman, Richard Matzopoulos, Pam Groenewald, and Debbie Bradshaw (2007: 696), reported, furthermore, that the homicide rate for...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
... victims and, specifi- cally, the right to justice enshrined in new bills of rights such as the 1996 South African Constitution. As Borneman (1997) contends in an earlier work, the most successful postauthoritarian regimes are those that place...
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Public Culture (1 May 2002) 14 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press. Danieli, Yael. 1985 . The treatment and prevention of long-term effects and intergenerational transmission of victimization: A lesson from Holocaust survivors and their children. In Trauma and its wake: The study of treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 593–616.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the maras emphasized the softer side of protection. As a former prison official and gang rehabilitation expert claimed, “ La renta was once a kind of primitive taxation scheme where the victims paid the gangs for round-the-clock protection, as they would pay a private security firm to guard against...
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Public Culture (1 January 2012) 24 (1 (66)): 233–234.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Diaspora. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Reader, Keith. 2011. The Place de la Bastille: The Story of a Quartier. Liverpool, U.K.: Liverpool University Press. Rentschler, Carrie A. 2011. Second Wounds: Victims’ Rights and the Media in...