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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 331–359.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sareeta Amrute This article discusses violence against women in cars in India, including the recent high-profile Delhi rape case, arguing that these cases should be set in the context of economic liberalization. The dynamic between women and their drivers should be understood as a labor...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This interview investigates how the photographer Rogério Reis created his photographic installation Microwave as a response to the urban violence of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro. It explores also how Reis decided to make this aesthetic option, how the relation between the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1998) 10 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 May 1998
... People . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Daniel , E. Valentine . 1996 . Charred Lullabies: Chapters in an Anthropology of Violence . Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Das , Veena . 1990 . Mirrors of Violence: Communities, Riots and Survivors in South Asia . Delhi...
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Public Culture (1 January 1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
...: Princeton University Press, 1995 . Beckett , Samuel . Ill Seen, Ill Said. New York: Grove Press, 1981 . Bhabha , Homi . “In a Spirit of Calm Violence.” In After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements , ed. Gyan Prakash. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Safe for Democracy? On Constitutional Patriotism,” Political Theory (February 2000), and Bound by Recognition (forthcoming). Introduction: Violence, Redemption, and the Liberal Imagination...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Australia , edited by Jeremy Beckett. Adelaide, Australia: Social Analysis. Bell, Diane. 1998 . Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin: A world that is, was, and will be . North Melbourne:Spinifex. Bolger, Audrey. 1991 . Aboriginal women and violence: A report for the Criminology Research Council and the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2003
.../Forgetting the May Riots: Architecture, Violence, and the Making of “Chinese Cultures” in Post-1998 Jakarta Abidin Kusno “Serbu . . . serbu . . . serbu” [attack...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 2003
... (September 2001). Departures from Violence: Love Is Not Enough Laura Nader There is something uplifting about reading John Borneman’s piece on what Tconditions might make reconciliation after violent conflict attainable (“Rec- onciliation after...
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Public Culture (1 May 2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Violence during South Africa’s Political Transition Ivor Chipkin T he study of Africa has been prejudiced by omissions. Most glaring is the fail- Ture to treat the question of nationalism. The African state or the state in Africa (to allude to...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Letter: Amid Violence Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar To judge from its first decade, the twenty-first century is no less violent than the twentieth, a century often described...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pallavi Govindnathan This essay defines the spread of acid attacks in South Asia and other regions, where disputes over land, inheritances, dowries, and declined marriage proposals often arouse greed and jealousy and lead to violence. Acid attacks are profoundly vicious crimes, the more so because...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Budapest, December 1–3, 2008, while I was an Open Society Fellow at that university. The research reported was done at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, for a study of the mass violence that accompanied the independence of India and Pakistan. This work could not have been done...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 275–284.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Crain Soudien Male violence among and perpetrated by young South Africans is a major social question for the state and for social analysts. For the state the issue is fundamentally that of prevention. Social analysts concur but also seek to understand what lies behind it. Using as its point of...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Meena Alexander Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 Piecemeal Shelter: Writing, Ethnicity, Violence Meenu Alexander F or many years now, I have been haunted by the sense that the act of writing makes up a shelter...
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Public Culture (1 September 1995) 7 (3): 593–629.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Religion in Africa 24 : 98 -133. de Dorlodot , P. 1994 . “Marche d'Espoir” Kinshasa 16 février 1992: Non-violence pour la démocratie au ZaÏre . Paris: L'Harmattan. de Maximy , R. 1984 . Kinshasa, ville en suspens . Dynamique de la croissance et problèmes d'urbanisme: Approche...
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Public Culture (1 May 1996) 8 (2): 329–354.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Michel Wievioka Copyright © 1996 by The University of Chicago 1996 Violence, Culture and Democracy: A European Perspective Michel Wieviorka U rban terrorism, perpetrated by sects or people from the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Adam Ashforth This essay anatomizes the postelection violence in Kenya in 2007 to identify the different forms of ethnic conflict so as to analyze their implications for the future stability of a democratic regime in the country. It argues that five types of ethnic conflict marked the aftermath of...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Nouri Gana Theodor W. Adorno's by now infamous dictum that “to write lyric poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric” still weighs heavily on various modern and contemporary representations of war and violence, especially in the Arab world, where the legacy of the Holocaust, entangled with differing or...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
... visual art, the politics of documenting and representing violence, and the corrosive effects of gender violence on social mobility and bonds of intimacy. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The paintings by Pallavi Govindnathan appear in her book Corrode: An Artist's Response to Acid Violence...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Australia and whose displacement has ostensibly been resolved. Drawing attention to their continuing experiences of violence, it considers how the temporal framing of displacement is itself a way to conceal formations of sovereignty embedded in the very processes designed to resolve displacement. Doing so...