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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 215–235.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to mitigate climate change and promote collaborative energy production, such as community-owned wind parks. Even when states adopt bold energy transition targets, as Mexico has done, the methods of transition can be deeply problematic. 2016 Anthropocene Mexico politics renewable energy wind power...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... study conducted in Mexico, anthropologists Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer track the messy politics of a large-scale project to harness wind power as a source of renewable energy, showing how the project’s champions ignored local social inequities and the political grievances of the people whose lives...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 339–364.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . “ Data Center Servers Suck—but Nobody Knows How Much .” Wired , October . www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/10/data-center-servers . McMillan Robert . 2012b . “ Google Answers Data Center Critics with Wind Power .” Wired , September . www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/09/google...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 305–311.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Cables facilitate the operations of oil and gas infrastructures, as well as wind power. They support air transportation networks and form choke points in global communications. As infrastructures, they are layered over (or deliberately situated away from) existing infrastructures, including roads, trains...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 25–32.
Published: 01 January 1990
..., are inex- tricably linked to the fortunes and vicissitudes of power centers far from their home. This map of transnational, global conditions is, in part, the work of the text. It is this strategy of insisting on Antigua’s tortured con- nections with its colonizers while agitating for specific...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
... rotated counterclockwise, the winds came southwestward across twenty miles of open water on Lake Pontchartrain, pushing a huge storm surge up against the levee system of New Orleans and, through levee and canal wall breaches, directly into the city. St. Bernard Parish was completely inundated...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 349–360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of the senses (Beller 1994), the cult of distraction (Gunning 1999), and the hypervigilant sur- veillance of spectacles (Dorst 1999), the power of cultural poesis is animated by the tactility of the common image (Taussig 1991). The still life...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 133–162.
Published: 01 January 2020
... darkness—unusually stagnant winds, cool weather, crop burning in neighboring states, and clouds of heavy metals and sulfates released by Diwali pyrotechnics mixed with Delhi’s typically high automobile exhaust load to cause a spike in air pollution levels. On the day of Diwali, the average ambient...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... This is not a project of the state, it is not its aim necessarily, but it winds up becoming that. And hence it begins to benefit from privatization and deregulation. In contrast, the legislature suffers much loss of power and influence because of this privatization and deregulation. The executive branch, whether...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 54–71.
Published: 01 January 1989
... 55 streets was a small if powerful piece of the action. What we could know first hand had, perhaps, a special veracity but was hardly the whole story. No one could really know the whole story, of course, but the only possible approach to a 'complete' view depended on the role of telephones...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 443–455.
Published: 01 September 2023
... concoct new forms of neocolonial power at sea and capital accumulation on land, frequently protected by “open registries” (a.k.a. under flags of convenience) and stashed away in offshore companies. Imperial ships from the fifteenth century onward were agents for the expansion of the legal-economic...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 113–134.
Published: 01 January 2023
... to the point of social death, and (3) as exceptional to a northern alliance of “peace” in the post–World War II global order. War from the South is (1) a structure, (2) a violence also generative of social worlds and always coherent with formations of power, and (3) as much a part of this world, our world...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 47–54.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Paris, Mowoso probes the world of Mikilisme. Mowoso [Mo-­woah-­soh; in Lingala (DRC), rustlings of various kinds, from wind in the leaves to the whine of a hard drive preparing to crash]: an experimental network of transdisciplinary...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 359–364.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., agricultural industries, and a nuclear power plant. The essay offers methodological reflections for the study of this socio-spatial formation, paying particular attention to how race becomes material through uneven exposure to hazard and to collaborative knowledge production with movements for environmental...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of this very articulate and powerful woman and began to find ways to undercut what Wells was doing by saying she was in it for her ego. My mother used to say all the time: “If you plan to have a life in the public sphere, you should do the right thing because it’s the right thing. Because if you do...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
... with one powerful and deeply affecting way this whole mess is central to racism at home. CNN AND THE FIRST BOMBING OF ISRAEL Video vEritE meets the camivalesque in CNN’s immediate Israeli news- room segments after the first Scuds hit outside Tel Aviv. The images depict a sole reporter...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 January 1988
... voice. It is a melody of admiration, even homage and respect; a fundamental source of connect- edness, creativity, and innovation. This we locate in a discourse of 'roots', of reproducing and expanding 'the tradition.' Yet this voice is harmonized by a counter-melody of power, even control...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to fuel our contemporary disenchantment with representation, casting under the shadow of the culture industry the countervail- ing ethical powers and politics of the aesthetic in the wake of catastrophe.4 While the enduring validity of Adorno’s aphoristic indictment of lyric poetry after...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 353–357.
Published: 01 May 1993
...,” focusing on the initiation into manhood against the background of interclan ri- valry, recalls the work of Ermanno OM.“The Boys from Fengkuei” deals with how life in the city unfolds for some island teen-agers. “Dust in the Wind” follows...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 161–190.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., narratives of the weather ascribe to it particular powers of spectacle and viewership precisely 2. See Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution (San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1980). 3. See Langdon Winner...