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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 More
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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. Govindnathan's...
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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...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 1991
.... 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 the Corporation...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 1999
... 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 Review 8 : 87...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., and 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 (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 349–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of pregnant women, family members, and doctors about color and black‐and‐white, to political and intellectual histories of color in Cambodia and in anthropology, to Buddhist ontologies of pregnancy and life. Across this diverse terrain, the notion of the image‐affect conveys how images stimulate affective...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 393–415.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of Muslim women municipal employees who wash and shroud the deceased elucidated the foundational roles of scent and body weight in constituting martyrdom. This article demonstrates how the body politic operates—with various forms of acquiescence and repudiation—through sound, smell, and touch. dengill...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... 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 . . . We know you have adopted a law...
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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 (1993) 5 (3): 469–492.
Published: 01 September 1993
... experience provided by women viewers who watched the Mu- Fieldwork for this article was funded by a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Disseration Award (1990- 91) and an American Institute for Indian Studies grant (1992). I am grateful to families in Vikas Nagar and Basti, New Delhi, and to Satish...