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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
... conceptual artist Sophie Calle, and Edgar Allan Poe's classic detective story, “The Purloined Letter.” © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 Baudrillard seduction production detective fiction Calle Poe My investigation was proceeding without him. Sophie Calle, Suite vénitienne (1999: 87...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 404–414.
Published: 01 November 2014
...John Beck In late 2012 a communications satellite called EchoStar XVI launched into space from Kazakhstan where it remains in a geostationary orbit around Earth. The satellite contains artist and geographer Trevor Paglen’s The Last Pictures , a collection of one hundred images, sourced from...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 7   Village elementary schools and the so-called substitute teachers, who have no official qualification and receive meager payment, were once the pillars of the basic education in rural areas. In the 1990s, there were more than 3 million rural substitute teachers. However, toward the end More
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 2 Illustrative use of program comments in a so-called Hello, World! program, a common demonstration program (or first program written by a novice programmer) that displays the phrase “Hello world!” All comments begin with a double forward slash (//). Figure 2. Illustrative use of program More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... notions of sovereignty altogether: its production, signification and reception deconstruct simple notions of “America” and “the world” in favor of what Hardt and Negri call “Empire,” what Zizek calls “post-politics,” and what we refer to as “meta-sovereignty.” © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Alphonso Lingis What is called physical torture comprises methods of producing severe pain. What is called psychological torture comprises methods to produce exhaustion, fear, anxiety, hopelessness, desperation, psychic disorganization, loss of control of mental states and acts, and extreme...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Derek R. Ford; Tyson E. Lewis As social movements amplify across the globe, activists and researchers are increasingly interested in the pedagogies of revolutionary transformation. To provide a rich resource for political educators and organizers, this article formulates what we call an (un...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... discussion. Part of the work of the museum is to materialize race, to move race and white supremacy to the center of the American national narrative. This article points to the way the museum creates what Jacques Rancière calls “dissensus,” and thus becomes a site of possibility for politics. The museum, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... authoritarianism, the author calls for the primacy of a cultural politics in which learning is linked to social change and pedagogy is embraced as a moral and political practice that takes place in a wide range of cultural sites. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in favor of what I propose to call a “jovial modernity” and a post-Heideggerian philosophy of Gelassenheit or “relief.” After a general outline of the Sphären -project, I discuss the shifts in Sloterdijk’s development of Ernst Jünger’s critical concept of “mobilization” and show how his engagement...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
... distinct in the first place. The rise of the computer game as an emergent cultural form calls for an approach to cultural theory that might emerge organically out of the experience of game play. In an era in which many aspects of everyday life seem increasingly game-like, one might well ask what relation...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... state power. Paranoia remains a political phenomenon that calls for analysis at the level of the structure of rule. The essay explores one approach to paranoia as a political category through an ideal-typical model drawn from Elias Canetti's classic 1960 text Crowds and Power . It concludes with a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... reflection on the banalization of exception. This is followed by a parallel between the biopolitical optic of the film and today's dominant ideology, which Badiou calls “democratic materialism.” We emphasize that, despite its critical credentials, The Hurt Locker is totally silent on the most crucial aspect...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Robert M. Bednar This article explores affect and memory at roadside car crash memorials within the context of what Achille Mbembe calls “necropolitics”: the performance of power to determine who legitimately can kill both persons and the memory of persons. By analyzing the ritualized performance...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the metaphor of the capitalist body that eats too much. Here, I read the English translation of Chan’s title, “The Fat Years,” through the lens of Chinese body thought and, more centrally, what I call the Chinese “eating-being” or “being-eating,” in order to develop a theory of excess, lack, and a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
... ourselves to death,” but rather a new culture that combines totalitarianism and consumerism and that calls for theoretical innovations and reconstructions in cultural studies. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Amusing Ourselves to Death Big Brother Brave New World In recent years, the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... contributions. Integrating Innis into these debates allows us, the author argues, to move beyond the limits of his mid-twentieth-century work, and to expand the horizons of what John Durham Peters calls “infrastructuralism.” Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 infrastructure media theory media...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., such as the view of the body as an object of utility and value. This article aims to go behind the normative discussions that usually surround different forms of assisted reproductive technology (ART), fertility tourism, and the egg trade. It further calls for an understanding of how the local...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Matthias Pauwels This article engages with the theoretical challenges posed by what it polemically calls the philistine tendencies of current decolonization struggles in South Africa, spearheaded by students at tertiary institutions of learning since autumn 2015. This refers to the employment of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the media, and that of the failure of the Left in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The article looks at the rise of “Trumpism” and the new brand of white nationalist and misogynistic culture of the so-called alt-right in its historical context to show how it is consistent with but also...