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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 12–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... , and Anjaria Ulka . 2020 . “ Mazaa : Rethinking Fun, Pleasure, and Play in South Asia .” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 43 , no. 2 : 232 – 42 . Bayat Asef . 2009 . Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East . Cairo : American University in Cairo Press...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and helped to “bail out” Dubai during the recent financial crisis. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 assisted reproductive technologies fertility tourism reproductive exile South Asia Dubai As early as 1991, a new term, procreative tourism , was adopted by legal scholars in an attempt...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Roger Hilsman, an architect of pacification policy for Viet Nam, observed in 1963 that the “strategic concept for South Vietnam was … based on the assumption that villages in Southeast Asia are turned inward on themselves and have little or no sense of identification with either the national government...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 July 2023
... Services (OSS). The report laid out a postwar future for the OSS in India and South Asia 15 . It set out recommendations for a long-term view of cultivating effective allies that the USA could rely on. An important aspect of this was Bateson's discussion of exhibitionism and spectatorship as a way...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... as liberal and progressive, were increasingly turning their backs on democracy. Taranto opened with a quote from a New York Times editorial by Nicholas Kulish (2011) : “From South Asia to the heartland of Europe and now even to Wall Street, these protesters share something else: wariness, even contempt...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” that is probably familiar to anyone who has worked in South Asia; it is a disillusioned and yet accepting language that communicates what could be called “social fatalism”—that is, “the belief that one’s general social position in life is fixed and one cannot change it or could not have done anything to change...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... dense and diverse neighborhoods in major metropolitan areas of the global South not so much as new sites for academic theory production but as resources for making urban futures otherwise. Surely not all of the small and medium-sized towns of Africa or Asia will “quickly mushroom” into the kinds...
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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 (2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... system and contemporary gold jewelry. Given, also, the different forms of transcendence associated with gold, in South America and Southeast Asia alone—from temples, statues of the Buddha, the domes of pagodas, and so on—its cultural politics of luxury will be differentiated through, for example, Inca...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in south Asia—unveiled by anti-Russian demonstrators on the streets in Warsaw in 1956 ( Morris and Grunenberg 2010 : 44–51). Picasso and Beuys maintained resolutely anti-imperialist stances during the 1950–75 period from the beginnings of US involvement in the Korean War to its eventual defeat in Vietnam...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... situations and circumstances, and at how inhabitation itself becomes increasingly precarious through various devices and calculations deployed in order to guarantee it. Drawing upon decades of research and program development in urban Africa and Southeast Asia, the article explores some of ways in which...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... for opposing Chinese Communism in Southeast Asia. In June 1954, soon-to-be South Vietnamese Premier Ngo Dinh Diem returned to Indochina from the States. To the US, by then, he represented the institutionalization of Pyle’s “third force.” Fittingly enough, Lansdale and the CIA promptly brought one element...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, which all border China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region); the Himalayas (India, Nepal, Bhutan, which all border Tibet); Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam; and, finally, the South China Sea, China’s primary maritime border. Each chapter has a similar internal structure, starting...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
... not yield much for the Americans (Caine 1970 : 1; McNamara 1968 : 104). Instead, the American military should focus on the demilitarized 17th Parallel and beyond—a system of interconnecting pathways known as the Ho Chi Minh Trail that connected North and South Vietnam and spilled into neighboring Laos...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... case studies from Europe, North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East that demonstrate the globalized nature of luxury-driven urban transformation while advancing the conversation beyond its homogenizing effects. Contributors have backgrounds in architecture, art history, cultural studies, urban...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., and experiential technologies. My research-creation process connects me to scholars, scientists, and community advocates to collectively address the skewed politics of the archive within and beyond institutional walls. I am fascinated with the relationship between Asia and the Americas, between diaspora...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... worlds of the Latin American South and Asia-Pacific East in On the Road : I was alone at my eternity at the wheel, and the road ran straight as an arrow. Not like driving across Carolina, or Texas, or Arizona, or Illinois; but like driving across the world and into the places where we would finally...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Technology .” Press release, April 10. www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/04/apple-and-google-partner-on-covid-19-contact-tracing-technology/ . Baker Jalelah Abu . 2020 . “ COVID-19: Circuit Breaker Might Be Lifted When Community Cases Fall .” Channel News Asia , May 4 . www.channelnewsasia.com/news...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Now? .” South Atlantic Quarterly 110 , no. 1 : 3 – 17 . Tatlow, Didi Kirsten. 2010. “In Search of a Modern Humanism in China.” New York Times, May 13, www.nytimes.com/2010/05/14/world/asia/14iht-letter.html . Trotsky Leo . 1969 [1938] . Their Morals and Ours: The Class...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... in much of Asia, where widespread digital uptake came hot on the heels of the mass domestication of television. It’s important to understand the social implications of the post–Cold War growth of television before leaping to conclusions about the nature and qualities of digital change. This study...
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