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Published: 01 July 2008
Lick Bush: from the Liz Taylor Series (Butterfield 8) . Acrylic, fake fur, fabric, paper on canvas. 90 × 60 inches, 2001. More
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... in the United States that is condemned in Rainbow Party it is the coupling of juvenile sexual experimentation and the “just-say-no” strategy of the George W. Bush White House. Some of the students in the novel, such as Allison who blushes (p. 40) at any discussion of sexually transmitted diseases in class...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Henry A. Giroux This article argues that while the United States has been drifting toward the ideological right since the 1980s, the election of George W. Bush marks a qualitative turn toward authoritarianism. This authoritarian turn is traced through the rise of four antidemocratic tendencies...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... can only be fully understood if it is viewed alongside a consideration of the ideological function of fantasy, especially as it is set out in the work of Slavoj Žižek. The article focuses on one particular piece of mimesis, namely the “Elite Force Aviator: George W. Bush 12-inch Action Figure...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Clare Birchall While the choice between secrecy and transparency has political and cultural salience, this paper questions the logic of such an opposition. Through a consideration of the different attitudes towards secrecy embedded in the Bush and Obama administrations, this paper argues that both...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... to Terror War: The Dangers of the Bush Legacy . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Kellner Douglas . 2003b . Media Spectacle . London : Routledge . Kellner Douglas . 2005 . Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy . Boulder, CO : Paradigm . Kellner Douglas...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... war, ecological devastation and other forms of oppression, they represent important oppositional forms of agency in the ongoing struggle for social justice and a more participatory democracy ( Marcuse 2001: 180–2 ). In contradistinction, since George W. Bush ascended to the presidency in a highly...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... . Movies, Delinquency and Crime . New York : Macmillan . Briggs Asa Burke Peter. 2003 . A Social History of the Media: From Gutenberg to the Internet . Cambridge : Polity Press . Brooks Renana. 2003 . “ A Nation of Victims. ” The Nation , June 30: 20 – 22 . Bush...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... sources, most of that is a lie. From the two cowboys, Reagan and Bush the younger, to Bill Clinton, the fake Elvis, back to Change We Can Believe In with Barack Obama, on to Donald Trump’s current Joker impersonation, we get the “show.” Offscreen is where the real deal goes down, mostly unseen. We live...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in the Age of Bush , there was reason to ponder what role American citizens played in moving their democracy closer to something that resembled authoritarianism. Conason argued that, with the election and then the reelection of George W. Bush, a large cross-section of Americans had ostensibly confirmed two...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... capitalism is to explain why in an age celebrated for its communications there is no response. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Although mainstream US media outlets provided the Bush administration with supportive, non-critical and even encouraging platforms for making his case for invading Iraq...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
...” of George Walker Bush in 2000, or rather the (re) appointment of class dominance over the popular electorate by the Supreme Court, can be traced to the nascent nation's earliest moments. The 2000 election provides an important impetus for Vidal's historical analysis of executive power contra...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the 2000 presidential election when Green Party votes in Florida and New Hampshire deprived Al Gore of the election and ushered in eight years of the horror show of the Bush-Cheney Gang. 10 Trump, of course, could be much worse than the Bush-Cheney Gang, whose tax cuts for the rich and wars...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... : Verso . Biskind P. 1998 . Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and Rock'n’Roll Generation Saved Hollywood . New York : Simon & Schuster . Bush V. 1949 . Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy . New York : Simon...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 222–230.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Lick Bush: from the Liz Taylor Series (Butterfield 8) . Acrylic, fake fur, fabric, paper on canvas. 90 × 60 inches, 2001. ...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of corpses [that contains] all men but himself” ( Canetti 1981: 443 ) and the contemporary concerns of observers such as the psychiatrist Robert J. Litton, who took alarmed note at former US President George W. Bush's comment to Bob Woodward, when in reference to the war on terror he said “At some point, we...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is that nowadays the political is played out in the moral register ” (ibid.: 5). So, to provide a few examples of my own, after the events of 9/11, North Korea, Iran, and Iraq were notoriously positioned by George W. Bush in terms of an “axis of evil” ( Bush 2002 ) – an axis which was soon expanded to include...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., the Western powers’ reaction to the events of September 11, 2001, especially the US response, can be described as the suicide of the Western system. The ‘war on terror’, declared by G.W. Bush shortly after the attacks, appears to mark an effort to bomb and legislate both the terrorists and terrorism back...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., which coordinated interdepartmental research and sponsored national housing conferences. At the foundation's inaugural “Homes of Tomorrow” conference in 1937, Dean of Engineering and MIT Vice-President Vannever Bush spoke on “The Scientific Approach to our Housing Problem,” attempting to translate...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... – recent events are nevertheless seen in terms of an attachment to the past, as in the Russian leadership’s alleged nostalgia for KGB-era certainties. The accusation of Cold War nostalgia has, earlier and in different ways, also been applied to the USA: to Bush’s search for an external enemy who would...