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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... DISLOCATION Violent Texts, Vulnerable Readers: Hind Swaraj and Its South African Audiences Isabel Hofmeyr In the first half of 1910, four English versions of Hind Swaraj appeared. The first...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the vulnerable . This ethic of mutual vulnerability works against financial markets’ “pooled risks” and capitalism's predilections to explain away its crippling eventualities with terms like “negative externalities” or “spillover effects.” 1. Whereas in the 1980s and 1990s scholars of literature...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of dislocated identities, of sufferers, of escapees, of abandonment, of waste, of pariahs, of precarious individuals, of the vulnerable. Can the social disappeared be an explanans for the bad life? References Agamben Giorgio . 1999 . Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive . New York...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 349–354.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., drawing on a range of references that defied boundaries among disciplines, genres, epochs, and languages. Those qualities made them vulnerable to specialist rebuttals; almost every claim they made has been queried, criticized, or refuted by subsequent scholarship. No accredited academic still believes...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the most vulnerable among us; they also shift responsibility for failing to prepare public‐health systems for a pandemic away from governments and onto the individual user struggling to contain its worst effects. In the process, contact‐tracing applications change the definition of failure. They also...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 167–193.
Published: 01 May 2022
... time these systems, ultimately, are vulnerable to outside interception—opening them to a partial reversal of the surveillant gaze. Within the tech community that designs these systems, among those who implement them, and those who are ostensibly protected by them, there are some who create friction...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 195–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., but that it stakes a claim for the ethical virtue of exposure and vulnerability. That these viral commonwealths apprehend not exactly Covid itself, but the risk of infection, as a figure for the historicity of Blackness under the necropolitics of medical apartheid and social death. In order to stage...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
... appearances of leakage in Mumbai not only provide the grounds for the work of the state. Leakages also constantly disrupt governmental projects in ways that make the water department vulnerable both to the claims of marginalized subjects and to new reform projects in the city. 2015 citizenship state...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 359–387.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Liz Koslov Retreat, or relocating people and unbuilding land in places vulnerable to flooding and sea level rise, remains on the fringes of conversations about climate change adaptation. Yet already people throughout the world are moving away from the water en masse. Many more want to move but lack...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... situations make up a kind of algorithmic process that continuously produces new functions and new values for individual and collective capacities, backgrounds, and ways of doing things. This capacity, albeit facing new vulnerabilities and recalibration, will become increasingly important in shaping urban...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 2016
... around popular demands to be counted, climate change adaptation is the most recent idiom in which claims to recognition-through-enumeration are being articulated. 2016 adaptation climate change publics urban politics vulnerability In May 2013, the mayor of Bogotá, Gustavo Petro, announced...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of discussions and not others. This is one reason why Katrina has arguably failed to be a politically transformative event, despite widespread expressions of outrage at the role of structural inequality in making certain citizens vulnerable...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Water supply and coastal protection have been at the center of Singapore’s security apparatus since the water supply was cut during the Japanese invasion of World War II, leaving a stark memory of the island’s vulnerability. This geopolitical dynamism led to postindependence Singapore’s aggressive water...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 45–75.
Published: 01 January 2020
... vulnerable, illustrates the viability of departure or of joining Boko Haram, and helps explain dire poverty and hopelessness ( Nixon 2011 ; Ribot 1998 ; Watts 2013) . It paints a picture of the region’s extractive economy that taxes people to the margins, exposes them to relentless market forces, creates...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 469–492.
Published: 01 September 1993
..., thereby conflating and equating ”Hindu” with the “nation.” Viewers, especially women, also perceived Draupadi as an icon of women’s vulnerability. The imaginative connections viewers made between themselves and Draupadi, between her...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... doing research and writing about extreme weather events in cities for nearly two decades when Sandy hit. This current period, which a growing number of scholars are calling the “age of extremes,” has been punctuated by significant disasters that change the way we understand risk, vulnerability...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 September 2001
... practice: A philosophical-ethical interpretation of nursing. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 8 : 43 -69. Goffman, Erving. 1961 . Asylum: Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates . New York: Anchor. Goodin, Robert. 1985 . Protecting the vulnerable: A reanalysis...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of community, family, and collec- tive responsibility. Religious charities have aided the victims of misfortune with- out necessarily managing vulnerability. Members of medieval craft guilds cre- ated funds to sustain each other in the face...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 515–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
... possibility that is nonetheless a goal that life is organized toward. Realizing that only the most “vulnerable” candidates are selected each year for resettlement, some refugees strategically organize their lives to suffer in various ways. Echoing how Bram Jansen (2008 : 569) describes “vulnerability...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to examine their own policing practices for fairness, courtesy, procedural justice, and compliance with criminal laws, antidiscrimination rules, and departmental policies. As with all other criminal justice reforms, the effects of bodycam policy on vulnerable stakeholders must be taken into account...