1-20 of 140 Search Results for

war on drugs

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is how pastors insist that photographs and videos allow the faithful to read users for signs of the soul. Contributing to the criminalization and mass incarceration of drug users, these images organize the outer edges of today’s war on drugs. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
FIGURES | View All (10)
Journal Article
Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
... derivative of a set of political discourses but a powerful way that people attempt to distance themselves, and their loved ones, from violence. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Mexico narcotrafficking the uncanny war on drugs The term narco is one of the most loaded...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... colgados that morning: two more corpses hung off an overpass on one of the city’s main thoroughfares. It came out already three years after Tijuana’s homicide rate had doubled with the eruption of President Felipe Calderón’s so-called war on drug trafficking (Secretaría, n.d.), and thus toward the end...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... States has fought since 1945, not one has enjoyed the popular- ity of the War on Drugs. Americans tell pollsters they’re more afraid of drugs than of un- employment or the deficit; drug enforcement, in fact, is one of the few government ser- vices for which people say they’re willing to pay higher...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
... abandonment captivity escape freedom precarity In the streets of Guatemala City, on the outer edges of today’s war on drugs, Christians hold a growing number of users captive inside Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers. Inside these makeshift asylums, pastors preach about the slavery of salvation...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 71–88.
Published: 01 January 1991
... poured from him. For those of us who did better, class social life picked up. All of the federal agents, policemen and policewomen found each other, trading war stones about gunfights they’d been in or heard about. There was even a lit- tle light flirting going on; one Fresno policewoman...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 41–64.
Published: 01 May 1990
..., climbed instantly to a minimum of US$lO million. On the afternoon of September 26th, Canadian Olympic authorities were quietly summoned by the International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) and told that Johnson's post-race drug test had revealed metabolites of the banned substance stanozolol, one...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 381–405.
Published: 01 May 2007
... “war on poverty” as a metaphor for progressive redistribution, the neoconservative “war on drugs” and “war on terror”1 mix allegory with actuality2 and are thus contradictory from the very outset: a turbid blend of symbolism and realpolitik, rhetorical obfuscation and dramatically direct...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of reading. I read the whole history of nineteenth-century thought on drugs. Then [I] began interviewing inmates at Norco Corona. There were 350 people, many felons, who because they were heroin addicts got their sentences commuted to go to Norco Corona for a one-to-ten-year commitment — a fluid...
Journal Article
Public Culture 9262821.
Published: 12 October 2021
... model in her community so that both pro- testors and essential workers could be safe in more ways than one. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautions, however, that people with chronic respi- ratory, cardiac, or other medical conditions that make breathing difficult should check...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... be given the standard treatments. No one would know which group they were in until the end of the trial, at which time the survivors would be counted, the side effects measured, and a decision made about whether to take the drug to the next stage of testing. Among the questions appears one...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... war, the major metropolitan areas of Brazil witness violence usually attributed to social inequity, poor governance, and conflict wrought by the drug trade. Since the 1980s increases in social violence produced by the globalized drug trade...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 319–341.
Published: 01 May 1994
... biggest families of organized black youth gangs were Jighting to gain control over key areas of drug traficking in the city. One of the areas ofjiercest jighting was in the public housing developments in Chicago5 south side. Constructed in the late 1950s, most of these develop- ments presently...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 539–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
...; no one from the project was heard by the judge. During the trial, it was revealed that at the beginning of the intervention, the sergeant major had galvanized his troops with this conspicuous encouragement: “We lost the Algerian War. Forty years ago, we chickened out. We’re not going to do it again today...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2007
.../AIDS in South Africa. Paper presented at AIDS and the Moral Order, international symposium, Free University of Berlin, Institute for Social Anthropology, March 3-6. de Kok, Ingrid. 2004/2005. Body maps. New Contrast 128: 58-60. Denny, Charlotte, and James Meek. 2001. Drug giants made to swallow...
Journal Article
Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
... grasshopper named Kickback. Kickback, a member of the Insecticon swarm along with Bombshell and Shrapnel, moves from being a 'creepy creature' to being a 'terrifying reigning robot'. His function is espionage, and he costs only fifty dollars. The Cold War sub-text here needs little elab- oration...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to be trained in the same manner that war correspondents are trained. BJ: Violence is all-pervasive in Brazilian cities. But the sensation of fear and vio- lence is also spurred by the media. In fact, there seems to be an avid dispute for media visibility by the drug dealers, favela dwellers...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in relation to numerous histories and materialities: most specifically, the history of air power not only vis-à-vis war power but also as police power (see Satia 2014 ; Neocleous 2013 ). The drone, then, is but one (albeit significant) technology of everyday policing practices that can be traced through...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... experience in some of Central America’s longest and bloodiest civil wars. In Guatemala, they smuggle drugs, participate in human trafficking, and control prison systems, all while state offi- cials offer failed responses to their growing threat. More immediate to Gustavo’s I presented versions...
Journal Article
Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Berlin to mid-twentieth-century randomized controlled studies of antibiotics in Britain and bed rest in India. Given the persistence of tuberculosis into the present and its evolution into drug-resistant forms, it becomes important to reconsider the limits and possibilities of cure in biomedicine...
FIGURES | View All (4)