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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Marcelo Svirsky In Giorgio Agamben’s call to profane the sacred in the most desacralized forms, the specific mechanics through which the sacred and the profane connect and become indistinctive remains undertheorized. This article, then, aims at adding a further layer of practical articulation...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that the university is undergoing a major identity crisis. What many of these analyses fail to recognize is the underlying educational logic at work in higher education—a logic that informs both conservative and progressive analyses of the university. Building on the work of Giorgio Agamben, we present a critical...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sovereignty, acknowledging the relations denied by bare death. The nomos of the earth is reinterpreted as a nomos of the soil, reenvisioning a Europe beyond borders and welcoming “difference” as the grounds for responsible politics. References Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... First, I interrogate how contemporary Western scholars such as Michel Foucault and Giorgio Agamben have turned to theorizations about fascism to make sense of how agency is possible in an increasingly biopolitical regime. I show that this turn to fascism as a means to explain the institution of racism...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., through a reading of Agamben's The Man Without Content , that such a potentiality – near impossible but nonetheless necessary – lies in life itself, when one re-cognizes living as poiesis. The object is translucent to Evil. This is why it appears, mali-ciously and diabolically, to be so voluntarily...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... be reduced to theological notions. Finally, it turns to the relationship between political spirituality and political strategy. Filmography The Devils . DVD. Directed by Ken Russell . 1971 ; London : BFI Video . References Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... is someone who is banned from politics. Aristotle justifies the logic of this abandonment with reference to an interesting concept, the “use of the body” ( Agamben 2015 : 5; see also Aristotle 1995 : 1254b.17–20). Just as the soul makes use of the body as an instrument, the master uses the (body...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... from ChannelNewsAsia (CNA 2020 ). Figure 1 Community and dormitory COVID-19 cases in Singapore. Screenshot from ChannelNewsAsia (CNA 2020). References Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer . Translated by Heller-Roazen Daniel . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... theorists such as Levy and Agamben give? The new coronavirus is playing a pivotal role in the rearrangement of the political across all cultures. But do we comprehend the coronavirus's actual contribution to cultural and political transformation? Second, appraising our own thesis concerning viral culture...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and transparency. References Agamben G. 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Agamben G. 2009 . What Is an Apparatus? Trans. Kishik D. and Pedatella S. Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Arendt H...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Agamben G. ( 2000 ), Means Without End: Notes on Politics , trans. by Binetti V. Casarino C. , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Barabasi A.-L. ( 2003 ), Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means , New York : Plume . Boyd...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... apology for the act of dispossession that created the conditions under which the wrong could have occurred. As Giorgio Agamben shows in his discussion of Nazi Germany's extermination of European Jewry, it is the act of dispossession, which should be understood to mean dispossession from the realm...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is, of course, the concept made famous by the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben (1998) that describes the situation of the Roman person who exists outside of the law and can be killed with impunity. In many respects, the story Douzinas tells is one of the conversion of large sections of the Greek population...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Muselmänner (even on p. 1) without explanation. Rattansi could well have directed the reader to discussions of this term and particularly to Agamben 2002 . 2 A reply to the charge can be found in Israel Academia Monitor 2013 . References Agamben Giorgio . 2002 . Remnants of Auschwitz...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
... a safety net; it is a visualization writ large of Giorgio Agamben’s “state of exception” (2005). This is the zone of the outcast: the refugee, the immigrant, the disappeared. But it is also the state of existing without rights and protection to which not just the few but the many fear they might...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., that fight is intensified. COVID-19 racism affects rest reparation Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 References Agamben Giorgio . 2020 . “ The Invention of an Epidemic .” In “Coronavirus and Philosophers,” special section in the European Journal of Psychoanalysis...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... by their location beyond the cité , the disciplinary space of the poor, and their home in the temporary squatter camp. The dwelling of the Romanian animal-human in the temporary camp recalls Agamben's (1998) idea of homo sacer , who is in society but also excluded from it because he or she represents a mode...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Agamben, among others, Pollock and Silverman suggest that the concentrationary mindset is something that defines modernity and cannot be restricted to what took place between 1933 and 1945. The key aspects of the concentrationary outlook are the structures that impede humans’ capacity for socialization...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... formalized time-images that do not become politicized. In other words, The Hurt Locker is trapped within what it describes. References Agamben G. 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Stanford : Stanford University Press . Agamben G. 2001 . “ Heimliche Komplizen. Über...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and the US public at large prior to the mass “capture” of users and dealers becomes further apparent. 4 My reading of neoliberalism in terms of a deferral of responsibility is indebted to Giorgio Agamben’s (2011) “economic theology,” itself a clarification and critique of Carl Schmitt’s (2005...