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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...” is a combination of George Orwell’s Big Brother and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, as well as a product of Chinese post-totalitarianism or, in other words, of advanced totalitarianism. As such, it resembles neither a totalitarian culture of the Stalinist model nor an American-style “amusing ourselves to death...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... such as Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We , George Orwell’s 1984 , and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World . Here, I compare and contrast notions of narcotization, state control, and freedom across Chan’s work and the Western dystopias, noting key cultural differences in the process. Beyond this work, I move on to place Chan’s...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
... this contact bewildering. A good reading of Ellul coming from a nontheological and determinist stance will wonder what kind of mystifying brave new world of bizarre ideas and incomprehensible intellectual commitments Ellul inhabits. ...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Découverte , collection “ Agora .” Grosrichard A. 1998 . The Sultan's Court . London : Verso . Hedges C. 2002 . War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning . Garden City, NY : Anchor . Huxley A. 2007 . Brave New World . London : Vintage . Jermyn D. Redmond S...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... and workers … for citizens. Some people even predict utopia, technologically delivered, but most of us suspect at best it will only be the faux utopia of Aldous Huxley's (1932) Brave New World . Apocalypse seems much more possible. But perhaps the most likely scenario is we will end up somewhere...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... by the 1980s, essentialist critics like Betty Friedan and Jean Elshtain would attack Firestone for “having advanced a masculinist vision of women’s equality”—with Elshtain (1989 : 106) going so far as to call The Dialectic of Sex a “cybernetic Brave New World.” As Echols (2002 : 106) writes...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Wal-mart Created a Brave New World of Business . New York : Picador . LiPuma Edward , and Lee Brian 2004 . Financial Derivatives and the Globalization of Risk . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . MacDougal, David. 2009. “Wal-mart Rivals Safety of US Government...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as to how the new world order is organised and allowed people to begin a counterdiscourse. To suggest that this process is entirely negative is unfair. Heath and Potter may be right to claim that “the culture can’t be jammed,” but as the movement evolves and maintains concrete negotiation through...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... , create a world condition that is so fast in its demands for instantaneity that the extremities produced result in bodies formed through degrees of inertia. This thesis continues the position Virilio put forward in War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception (1989), where he explores how the adaptation...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in considerable detail that all the chief expressions exhibited by man are the same throughout the world. This fact is interesting, as it affords a new argument in favour of several races being descended from a single parent-stock. ( Darwin 1999 : 355) However, facial expression was not easily digested...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 July 2023
... Nationalism, and Anti-Muslim Mobilisation among Sinhala-Buddhist Youth .” Contemporary South Asia 27 , no. 2 : 145 – 59 . Jackson Zakiyyah Iman . 2010 . Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World . New York : New York University Press . Jayasinghe Pasan . 2018...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., universal/particular, America/world – have collapsed in the face of power formations and flows that are not fixed and state-bound, but mobile, flexible and networked. In such a brave new world, Hollywood films are both an indicator of and a vehicle for transformation. That is to say, they simultaneously...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... becomes a narrative of appropriation, an act of shedding off the European layers of his settler identity to compose this entrenching tale of his indigeneity and intuitive affinity with the land. This is comparable to the case of American settlers and the indigenous inhabitants of the “newworld, Native...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . Dunnigan J.F. 1996 . Digital Soldiers: The Evolution of High-Tech Weaponry and Tomorrow's Brave New Battlefield . New York : St Martin's Press . Genet J. 1991 . L'Ennemi declare: texts et entriens, Oeuvres Complètes VI . Paris...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Steven Morrison Filmed in Shepperton by a director from New York, shaped by a novel by a British author at its inception and influenced by the work of a British cast and crew during its production, Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove is explored in this essay as a British–American hybrid. Kubrick’s...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
.... 1984b . Rabelais and His World . Trans. Iswolsky Helene . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Bewes T. 1997 . Cynicism and Postmodernity . New York : Verso . Dake Zhu . 2002 . “ The Age of Zero: Canon-Mocking Revolution and the Renaissance of Petit Bourgeois...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... any pain, they voice Black pain. He describes the period when jazz, blues, and soul were most popular as a time when a “new relationship to the world of blackness and a new politics of race were forged” (111). It sounded pessimistic but was rooted in the hope of change and thus was radical. For hooks...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... developed a vitriolic attack on the modern state, finding it to be a “new idol” that is “the coldest of all cold monsters,” run by “annihilators” who continuously lie. “Everything about it is false,” Nietzsche claims ([1883] 1954: 160–63). Nietzsche consistently attacked as well German nationalism, writing...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of perpetual progression, always moving away from any single position to attain a new and fuller view of the world. Between the two poles, Arendt locates the spectator, who, looking at the world from a particular position, is always able to see more than that position allows, because having seen the past...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... was being said about deepening social divisions and the proliferating enmity that characterizes the cultural life of the postindustrial city. Instead of creating new ways of thinking about a world almost devoid of progressive politics, in which neoliberalism continues to stumble onward despite its recent...