Introduction: The Plurality of Publics

  • P. David Marshall


The singularity of the concepts of public and public sphere is explored in this essay and ultimately challenged. Through an investigation of the deployment of the term public, a determination of the relationship of the private to the public, and a study of the emergence and value of the term “publics,” the book’s sections and contributions are introduced.


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  • P. David Marshall
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  1. 1.Deakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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