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Volume 24, Number 1

Issue 66, Winter 2012

Editor’s Letter
Eric Klinenberg


Libyan Money, Academic Missions, and Public Social Science
Craig Calhoun
"Scholar as Sitting Duck": The Cronon Affair and the Buffer Zone in American Public Debate
Thomas Medvetz

Visual Culture

The Family of Man and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America
Fred Turner


Mary Poovey Interviewed by Caitlin Zaloom
Caitlin Zaloom
Ian Hacking Interviewed by Andrew Lakoff
Andrew Lakoff

Poverty Markets: The New Politics of Development and Humanitarianism

Ethical Subjects: Market Rule in an Age of Poverty
Ananya Roy
Next Practices: Knowledge, Infrastructure, and Public Goods at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Julia Elyachar
Subjects of Risk: Technologies of Gender in the Making of Millennial Modernity
Ananya Roy
Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods
Peter Redfield
The Other Road to Serfdom: Recovery by the Market and the Affect Economy in New Orleans
Vincanne Adams


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