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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., draftsmen, tool designers, methods men, and salaried supervisors.” 46 General Motors, too, stipulated that only those whose work did not normally involve creative thinking were eligible for war bonds ( Osborn 1942: 14). The National Cash Register pleaded with workers to seek assistance...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... subverted, or at least hybridized, established socialist hierarchies of knowledge and power. Artists, as creative workers, were therefore fundamental to the transformation of Cuban cultural production into an export sector...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 313–317.
Published: 01 January 1999
... to visit a non-lending library and archive. He has been very creative in matching themes and venues: An exhibition on the workers’ sports movement appeared in sports clubs; another on political puppetry opened at a puppet festival; and one...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 89–108.
Published: 01 January 1991
... (which does not mean unexpected) and forced retreat to a dysfunctional and openly challenged political system necessarily prescribes a furnishing of the badly worn-out ideological state apparatus and the last thing needed is any creative probing. For instance, the recent resur- rection of Lei...
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Public Culture 9937213.
Published: 31 October 2022
... bazaars in Chennai and Shenzhen where people speak the same specialist languages, cafés where multiple diasporic communities converge, or piece rate worker-o­ rganized supply chains coordinated through local church and women s associations. In the new informality a more textured form of solidarity...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Of course, urban majorities depend upon states and municipal governments to provide essential infrastructures and services. Residents, entrepreneurs, skilled workers, and craftspeople could not attend to all the large-scale material reticulations necessary as a platform for their existence on their own...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 465–490.
Published: 01 September 2020
... . White Michele . 2015 . Producing Women: The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity . New York : Routledge . Wilber Andrew . 2013 . “ Growing a Radical Ruralism: Back-to-the-Land as Practice and Ideal .” Geography Compass 7 , no. 2 : 149 – 61 . Wilson...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 77–106.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to a 2010 nationwide pilot project by the Ministry of Health that aimed to provide free psychological counseling to migrant workers. In our own fieldwork, we came across a case of one hospital in Shanghai’s inner city where a distinguished psychiatrist had organized a “psychological guidance” ( xinli shudao...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 347–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... It suffices to mention a few. First is the fact that the ways in which societies compose and invent themselves in the present (the creativity of practice) is always ahead of the knowledge produced 1. Jean-Luc Nancy, The Sense of the World...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 May 2004
... . Fackler, Martin. 2002 . China's workers pay price in death and injury for country's export success . Associated Press, 9 September. Foucault, Michel. 1994 . Dit etécrits . Paris: Gallimard. Gordon, Colin. 1991 . Governmental rationality: An introduction. In The Foucault effect: Studies...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 20–30.
Published: 01 January 1989
... (the crucial first feature films of the New German CinCastes), marking both in subject matter and style an important and long-awaited renewal of the Arbeitelfilm (workers' film) of the 1970s, perhaps even of the New German Cinema itself. INDUSTRIAL CULTURE IN A MULTINATIONALFRAME Once you've...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 599–618.
Published: 01 September 2009
... from China, a country not known for its fair treatment of factory workers, and has fought the unionization efforts of its own employees. Despite the many institutional similarities of Target and Wal- Mart, New Yorkers have a much more...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 May 2010
... workers,” most of the women are trafficked and under- age, since Singaporean clients often prefer young girls. The bulk of the report is Earlier versions of this essay were presented at the University of Toronto, the University of Vienna, the National University of Singapore, Brown University...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 May 2007
... contentment: the impersonal pulses of capitalist exchange have had devastating personal, including physical, effects, and now, momentarily secure, she has optimism about the prospect of becoming what she pridefully calls “a good worker...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of nature is concerned. Shinto, Buddhism, and temples, the film implies, were just premodern versions of the kind of imagination now claimed by theme parks and television. Humans’ creative abilities, however destructive they may be, are mirror images of those attributed to other species such as foxes...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 147–171.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of constitution, as well as narrowly legal-political ones. New ways of imagining identity, interests, and solidarity make possible new material forms of social relations. These in turn underwrite mutual commitments. The moment of choice can never be fully separated from that of creativity or construction...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 557–582.
Published: 01 September 2002
... fig. 2). 4. Improvement has an important association with the concept of “creative destruction” as it is made manifest in the urban landscape (Harvey 1989). 562 Given narratives of highest and best use, such emptiness signals future...
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Public Culture 9937311.
Published: 31 October 2022
... hierarchies (municipal workers, garbage-­ truck drivers, shopkeepers, security guards, recyclers, municipal supervisors, waste-­ picker organizations, and other waste pickers), even though they might be unprofitable in monetary terms. These exchanges across a wide set of channels help ensure that one does...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Michel Feher Human capital is to neoliberalism what Marx's free worker was to liberal capitalism, that is, the subjective formation at once presupposed and targeted by neoliberal technologies of government. According to this thesis, the neoliberal condition involves investors in their own human...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 5–23.
Published: 01 January 2013
... sharpened, with men designated “bread­ winners” and women relegated to domestic secondary worker roles. Daily life was also regimented into blocks. A worker rose early in the morning, went to a workplace to labor for ten or more hours, went...