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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 7 Ringing in the New Year with pothole signage in New Orleans. Photograph by DCM “Infrogmation” Figure 7. Ringing in the New Year with pothole signage in New Orleans. Photograph by DCM “Infrogmation” More
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 179–212.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., Twenty Years later Miriam Hansen lke public sphere is the site where struggles are decided by other means than war. [ALEXANDER KLUGE] The belated English-language publication of German debates...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 5 Conversationalist [on right]: “Extraordinary crime wave we’re having — er — ah — for the time of year.” From Punch , February 11, 1920. Figure 5. Conversationalist [on right]: “Extraordinary crime wave we’re having — er — ah — for the time of year.” From Punch, February 11, 1920. More
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 2 A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy led by the Movement to Defend the Favelado. Photograph by the author Figure 2. A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy More
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Published: 01 September 2020
Figure 1 A social media meme circulating among Kashmiri users in January 2017 depicts a January calendar page featuring fourteen-year-old girl, Insha Malik. Figure 1. A social media meme circulating among Kashmiri users in January 2017 depicts a January calendar page featuring fourteen-year-old More
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Published: 01 September 2020
Figure 2 January page of the J&K Bank 2017 calendar. The page features an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl, world kickboxing champion Tajamul Islam, as one of twelve “talented youth[s]” of the state. Figure 2. January page of the J&K Bank 2017 calendar. The page features an eight-year-old More
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Dave Tell The Modulor was a tape measure–style tool created by Le Corbusier in the 1940s to govern the distribution of objects in space. When he first conceived of the Modulor, Le Corbusier was a bureaucrat working in the fascist regime of Marshal Philippe Pétain. Six years later, the same tool...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 139–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jonny Steinberg Based on two years of intensive fieldwork with Asad Abdullahi, a young itinerant Somali man, this article explores a paradox about forced migration. Asad, in his own words, has been “kicked around like a stone,” having had to flee several homes over the past two decades. And yet...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 513–532.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the past forty years, the alterity of the past, and her current project on the history of feminism and urban space in 1970s and 1980s London. 2015 cosmopolitanism feminist historiography sexual labor public health Victorian Britain Sharon Marcus (SM): Where and when did you grow up...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Meir Wigoder Meir Wigoder's account of photographing the Separation-Wall, in Israel-Palestine, over a period of three years, offers a critique of the very vigilant and testimonial activity of taking on such projects: Is it possible to de-materialize a wall through a political aesthetic activity...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 261–289.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Figure 2 A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy led by the Movement to Defend the Favelado. Photograph by the author Figure 2. A housing project built near the São Mateus neighborhood in São Paulo after years of community advocacy...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 447–456.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Robyn Creswell In “Embargoed Literature,” an essay written twenty-five years ago, Edward W. Said noted that “of all the major world literatures, Arabic remains relatively unknown and unread in the West.” How is it that one of the world’s great literary corpuses, as rich as those of classical Greek...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 285–297.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , the newspaper he edited in South Africa, where he spent twenty-one years. This article asks what it means to reinstate this South African reader in Gandhi's seminal text. What implications would this diasporic reader have for Gandhi's thinking and ideas of Indian nationalism more generally? What might...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the press and the drug dealers has changed over the past years, and how civil society attempts to respond to the violence of the city. Finally, the interview examines Reis's photographs of the carnival in Rio as a different kind of aesthetic rendering of the subjective and collective inventions of the self...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 493–504.
Published: 01 September 2011
... social networking sites—as to individuals themselves. This article discusses the role of circulation in understanding the Egyptian popular uprising. It focuses on the literary work of a young generation of Egyptians whose writings from the past several years—and comments on the January 25 movement...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for private-sector market solutions to entrenched inequality and need in the United States, this article offers insights on another way that poverty is created and sustained. Nearly six years after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, many residents are still trying to recover, while others have...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 39–63.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Didier Fassin Drawing on a distinction made by J. L. Austin in 1950, when the Geneva Convention on Refugees was in preparation, one can pose two complementary questions about the situation of asylum sixty years after its ratification: What is the truth of asylum? And how are the accounts of asylum...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 421–443.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Harvey Molotch In a wide-ranging interview, Harvey Molotch asks his longtime friend Howard S. Becker (more commonly known as Howie) about his fifty years “in the business” of ethnography, methodology, and “telling about society” as well as his motivations for doing sociology. Becker reflects on his...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 577–598.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Claudia K. Grinnell Less than ten years after going mainstream, the Web returns to its roots as a read/write tool while entering a new, more social and participatory phase (Web 2.0) where the consumer's role morphs into that of “produser.” Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was not conclusive. As he in his advanced years moved diffidently toward the vernacular tradition of religion he was reared on and toward its distinctive forms of openness and inclusivity, he was bound to become a bundle of contradictions and unwittingly tilt toward a worldview in which the Muslims and Islam had...