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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mike Gane This review article considers two lecture courses by Michel Foucault (1972–73, 1979–80) and two books relating to the whole series of lectures (1970–84) by Stuart Elden. Foucault’s lecture courses can be divided into three phases, the first focused on the difference between sovereign and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Association—as they contest the imperative to produce cultural/knowledge representations on behalf of the present. Drawing on Michel Foucault's identification of the political practice of parrēsia and its relationship to ontologies of veridiction, I argue that the institutionalization of the author stabilizes...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... problematization of the conventional spectrum of left and right political positions. Referring to the work of Marx, Max Weber, Michel Foucault, and Gilbert Simondon, Stiegler characterizes his account of cultural capitalism in relation to his critique of the philosophy of technology. He talks about how his more...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the same token, it becomes possible to distinguish religion and faith. Not all faith is religion and not all religion is faithful. The article draws on Foucault, discussing the possibility of a “political spirituality” outside the religious domain, as a profane, modern political gesture that cannot be...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Neil Turnbull In contemporary philosophical and theoretical debates, Paul Virilio is relegated to a minor figure, often to a kind of “lesser Baudrillard” or a “diminutive Foucault.” This article contests this view and repositions Virilio as a leading intellectual of the so-called theological turn...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... reshaped especially by Williams, Gramsci, Bourdieu, and Foucault. Taking the concept of governmentality, he distinguishes his position sharply from the dualistic tendency of traditional cultural studies. His revisionist project is to bring our attention to the relations between culture and governmental...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2010
... every particular with Steiner's goals. For one thing, he would argue that Steiner, like Foucault, has not grasped the import of the neoliberal turn and that the barbarism of the market now outweighs state barbarism in its nineteenth- and early twentieth-century manifestations (it is precisely as a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 November 2012
... title Austreibung des Geistes aus den Geisteswissenschaften [ Expulsion of the Spirit from the Humanities ] you formulated a radical critique of the established history of ideas. FK: In one of my current lectures I covertly repeated this claim when I spoke about the beauty of Michel Foucault's...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... remarkable signature of our contemporary condition. To this end, it seeks to outline a formal analysis that can articulate the transformation at issue as a great environmental switch, as the central event in our history of sense. Taking up Michel Foucault’s diagnosis of the new governmental mode of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
... rapidly emerging is enabled by discourses and practices that are coupled with specific technologies, as well as by complex movements of populations and economic reorganizations. At the heart of Empire rests an analysis that derives not from Marx but from Foucault and Deleuze. Hardt and Negri...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... presents a politicized reading of these aesthetic concerns. We are introduced to the concept of ambient subjectivation, grounded in the theories of Martin Heidegger and Michel Foucault (specifically Foucault’s notions of techniques of the self and governmentality), to investigate how the neoliberal self...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... position of the subject in the media dispositif (or the dispositifs of various media structures) and with the necessary insistence on the concept of the positivity of the mediatic that emerges at the point of intersection between the theories of McLuhan and Foucault. With regard to the example...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 133–138.
Published: 01 March 2009
... not usually found in mainstream cultural studies, although Steven Lukes is absent, and by the development of a Foucauldian approach to power which adopts Foucault’s strategy of objectification through identifying a “thematics” instead of Foucault’s positive theory of it. One must also applaud the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... governors, effectively shielding the paranoid state from its critics. Feedback can also cause distortion. Further complicating the image of democracy as a counter to paranoia's totalitarianism is the nature of power within the structure of rule itself. As Michel Foucault and Giorgio Agamben have shown...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... analytic tool in his hermeneutics of the monstrous? It is instructive to consult his philosophical sources of inspiration: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Deleuze. Truth, Nietzsche states in Posthumous Writings , is “a mobile army of metaphors, metonymies, anthropomorphisms, in short a sum of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to make cash donations to causes about which they know little beyond the words hungry and children . These cash register scripts activate action through vocabulary ( Foucault 2005 : 416), or through a productive relationship to what Raymond Williams ([1976] 1985) described as the keywords of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
... capitalism. The ethos such as that promoted by Goodwill in 1902 still function in 2016 as “maxims for the conduct of life” (51–52). Decades after Weber’s observations, Michel Foucault (1988 : 2) discussed such sanctioned codes of conduct in terms of practices of the self, or ascetics: 8 “What one might...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... photographic methods during the mid- to late nineteenth century ( Foucault 2008; Didi-Huberman 2004) . The photographic documentation of female hysteria established and promoted by Jean-Martin Charcot in La Salpêtrière and the technique for producing criminal mug shots invented by Alphonse Bertillon both...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... attack, by invoking the fatal weapon of their own deaths, the terrorists added a symbolic dimension to the event. Against a global order that is based on the extrapolation of the Good – a system that is predicated upon the fostering and regulation of life ( Foucault 1998: 136–7 ; Dillon and Reid 2001...