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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 4 Water trucks lining up at night at a water intake system in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 4. Water trucks lining up at night at a water intake system in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman More
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daniel Aldana Cohen Specters of rationing haunt metro São Paulo. Water supplies have plunged to historic, dangerous lows. The idea of rationing has become a flash-point. The state’s center-right governor has insisted that rationing be avoided at all costs and the state’s profit-driven water utility...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 291–315.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gökçe Günel This article examines the discourses and practices of climate change adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. It suggests that climate change adaptation projects in the region are often attempts at reframing water-related challenges that are already present, regardless of the effects of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jerome Whitington Singapore climate change adaptation planning for water infrastructure is assessed against the concept of “vital security systems.” Cast against the historicity of water planning and postcolonial urbanism, water supply, coastal protection, and flood control are understood in terms...
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Public Culture (1 January 2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Stephen Graham; Renu Desai; Colin McFarlane This essay excavates the complex politics of water in contemporary Mumbai. In the context of a burgeoning water crisis in the city, it explores in detail how the city’s social and political elites demonize the efforts of inhabitants of Mumbai’s slums to...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Anand In this article I explore the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai to demonstrate how the dense historical accretions of technology, material, and social life that form hydraulic infrastructures in Mumbai trouble the audit cultures of neoliberal...
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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 1 K-East Water Budget. PowerPoint slide displayed at second stakeholder consultation, June 3, 2007 Figure 1. K-East Water Budget. PowerPoint slide displayed at second stakeholder consultation, June 3, 2007 More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 California’s water circulation system. Wikimedia Commons Figure 2. California’s water circulation system. Wikimedia Commons More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 Singapore’s water system as a semiclosed loop. Note that the two “climate-independent taps” are at the symbolic center of the circle meant to bypass rainfall and storm water management as natural variables. Illustration by the author based on Public Utilities Board 2014a. Figure 2 More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 Methane-laced water from Jodie Simons’s kitchen faucet in Monroeton, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 2. Methane-laced water from Jodie Simons’s kitchen faucet in Monroeton, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 3 Cassie Spencer looking at the “water buffalo” installed at her house in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 3. Cassie Spencer looking at the “water buffalo” installed at her house in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 10 Water impoundment pond in Tiadaghton State Forest, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 10. Water impoundment pond in Tiadaghton State Forest, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman More
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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Figure 2 California’s water circulation system. Wikimedia Commons Figure 2. California’s water circulation system. Wikimedia Commons ...
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Public Culture (1 May 2010) 22 (2): 333–368.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the very constitution of the popular. Daily rituals around the Coca Cola logo (placing empty plastic pots as mute witness to water scarcity) became critical to the formation of such a front against the corporate giant. I argue such performances are the norm these days in our highly media-saturated...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 Jodie Simons and Jason Lamphere of Monroeton, PA, demonstrate how their tap water ignites due to high concentrations of methane. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 1. Jodie Simons and Jason Lamphere of Monroeton, PA, demonstrate how their tap water ignites due to high concentrations of More
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 143.
Published: 01 January 1991
...Meena Alexander Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Culture Studies 1991 Trees on the other side of the river so blue, discarding light into water, a flat white oil tank with HESS in black, a bridge Holzer might skim with lights -I will take her...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Figure 4 Water trucks lining up at night at a water intake system in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman Figure 4. Water trucks lining up at night at a water intake system in Wyalusing, PA. Photograph by Nina Berman ...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... soiled waters overflowed into rivers and streets. The communications system broke down, leaving more than 1 million residents and businesses without phone or Internet service. The power grid failed, massively, with outages lasting nearly a week in Lower Manhattan and much longer in parts of Brooklyn...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
... category 1 storm. Once it entered the warm gulf waters, the storm whipped up into a category 5 mon- ster, one of the five greatest storms ever recorded, and by Saturday, August 27, it appeared to be on a direct collision course with New Orleans. Early in the morning on Monday, August 29, the storm...