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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the perpetrators intend to deface the victims rather than kill them. Easily obtained and cheap, acid is thrown at women, who are disfigured, often blinded, and severely traumatized. The lives of many Bangladeshi women, deprived of free choice and independence in this way, have been destroyed...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 557–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... worker migrants. It shows how Turkish women became a central trope for representing the fundamental cultural differences between Turks and Germans and explores the somewhat surprising hand that feminists had in facilitating this line of thinking. Copyright 2010 by Duke University Press 2010...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Sylvie Tissot Six years after banning pupils from wearing a hijab in public high schools, in July 2010, French deputies passed a law that forbids women from wearing the “integral veil” (or niqab , an outfit hiding the entire face except the eyes) in public spaces. This article examines why such a...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Press. Jeffords , Susan . ( 1989 ) The Remasculinization of America: Gender and the Vietnam War . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Kael , Pauline . ( 1989 ) Review of “Working Girl.” The New Yorker , 9 January, 80 -81. Kanter , Rosabeth Moss . ( 1977 ) Men and Women of...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... laboral. El Diario de Ciudad Juárez , 10 October, 3C. Cockburn , Cynthia . 1985 . Machinery of dominance . London: Pluto Press. Elson , Diane , and Ruth Pearson. 1981 . Nimble fingers make cheap workers: An analysis of women's employment in third world export manufacturing. Feminist...
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 5 The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their sewing machines at the Albany Community Center in Albany, California, on March 10, 2013. Photograph by Daniela K. Rosner Figure 5. The sewing table: Fixit Clinic coach E. helps women clean the inside of their More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jenn M. Jackson The American imperial project exploits race, class, gender, and sexual differences in the name of the state. But in what ways has the transformative nature of American imperialism intervened in the public and private lives of Black women? This essay asks, What impact has the...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2001
... , October 1995). From 1996 through 1998 she was an accredited observer of the process of assimilating women students at the Virginia Military Institute. Her contribution to this issue of Public Culture is a small part of a larger project on public toilets as gendered spaces. Liz Deschenes received...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 9 The rise and fall of skirt length and other markers of American women’s fashion, 1845–1920, from Kroeber 1919 . Figure 9. The rise and fall of skirt length and other markers of American women’s fashion, 1845–1920, from Kroeber 1919. More
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 185–213.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Maayan Amir In Eichmann in Jerusalem , Hannah Arendt illustrates the “lesser of two evils” principle by relating the peculiar story of a state archive of photographs of women in swimwear. During the Nazi period, she writes, to receive a marriage license Czech women applying to marry German soldiers...
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Public Culture (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 (2019) 31 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Gloria Diaz; Gabrielle Cabrera; Carla Moore; Laura Yakas In this article the authors address critical concerns about what is missing from discussions about diversity in higher education. Reflecting on their experiences as women marked as “diverse” subjects, the authors identify the nuance and...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 625–644.
Published: 01 September 2019
... crimes such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex work or sex trafficking. Thus women, sex workers, and gender-nonconforming people may be disproportionately excluded from any benefits of bodycam surveillance. But privacy and dignity interests, as well as investigatory realities, preclude the...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... communicable and waterborne diseases; in the burden of waiting for and carrying water (especially for women and children); in the burden of incurring high water expenses; in water extortion against the poor by predatory rackets; and in the problems of systematic dehydration. Copyright 2013 by Duke University...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Poornima Paidipaty Poornima Paidipaty interviews the artist Pallavi Govindnathan on two recent series, Acerbic Drips and Reconstruction , which chronicle the social, psychic, and physical effects of acid attacks on young women in Bangladesh. This conversation explores questions of masculinity in...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Richmond, Virginia, First African Baptist Church’s business meeting to allow women to vote on the pastor: We the sisters of the church feeling that we are interested in the welfare of the same and also working hard to finish the house and have been working by night and day...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and has worked with battered sub-Saharan immigrant women in Paris. On the Predicament of the Sign: The Modern African Woman’s Claim to Locality Fatu Kande Senghor Fatu Kande Senghor is a writer and photographer who is currently Program Specialist for the Cultural Program at the Goree...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 1997
...Nilüfer Göle Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The Gendered Nature of the Public Sphere Nilüfer Göle I n Muslim contexts of modernity, women’s corporal visibility and citizenship Irights...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Press. Issari , Mohammad Ali . 1989 Cinema in Iran, 1900–1979 . Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press. Kaplan , E. Ann . 1983 Is the Gaze Male? in Women and Film: Both Sides of the Camera . New York: Methuen. Mahmudi , Abbasali . 1981 Zan dar Eslam . Tehran: Nehzat-e Zanan-e...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 January 2000
... disabilities had previously depended. Since then, a network of wheelchair builders in developing countries has connected similar operations in Nicaragua, Mexico, Kenya, Zimbabwe, India, Thailand, Fiji, Cambodia, Siberia, Vietnam, and elsewhere. Ralf Hotchkiss Women Building Wheelchairs In January...