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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Murray Forman The Hip-Hop Generation Fights Back: Youth, Activism, and Post–Civil Rights Politics , By Clay Andreana , New York : New York University Press , 2012 , 230 pages, $23/£14.24 (paperback) , ISBN: 978-0-8147-1717-2 © 2013 Murray Forman 2013 The term political...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Ingrid Hoofd @ Is for Activism: Dissent, Resistance, and Rebellion in a Digital Culture , by Hands Joss , London : Pluto , 2010 224 pages , $96.00/£60.00 (hardcover), $30.00/£17.99 (paperback) , ISBN 978-0-7453-2701-2, 978-0-7453-2700-6 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... last decade of the twentieth century saw a sudden increase in the cross-fertilization of a manifold of traditionally more locally organized forms of activism – environmental, anarchist, feminist, antiracist – with various new media technologies. This cross-fertilization has proven to be particularly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the critical reception of Stiegler's work in Anglophone contexts ensues © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Stiegler philosophy of technology mnemotechnics activism psycho...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 372–394.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Brian Lennon Computer programming can be understood as both a kind of writing and a special class of human labor activity facilitating the automation of other human labor activities, not excluding itself. From the very beginning of the history of computer programming, it was recognized that the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Alexander Koensler If knowledge is considered as incorporated in activities and events, a monolithic reality is no longer waiting to be uncovered, but multiple realities are coming into being through different sets of practices. In the Israeli negev desert, home demolition of unauthorized Arab...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nearly every market transaction and community activity—from buying shoes to wearing them to a charity gala at the local donor-funded museum. These practices activate action through vocabulary, or through a productive relationship to what Raymond Williams ([1976] 1985) described as keywords. In this...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” Badiou’s thesis that the twentieth century was marked by a “passion for the real” into the context of his own project of spherology. The twentieth century consists primarily of the activation of the real in a passion for technological and economic antigravitation. The result is the slow but unavoidable...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... unmasked, and the totalized concepts of simulacral virtuality that forecloses lived experience. The space made by image events is that space of interpretative activity. The works of a number of key contemporary artists offer an insight into the ways refamiliarization relates to the crises in the identity...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...” ( Clayman 2002 ). It focuses on the UK-based journalists and broadcasters Jeremy Paxman and John humphrys, and looks at the expansion of their professional activities and their attendant construction as media personalities. It argues that the forms of celebrity presented by Paxman and humphrys draw upon...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... lineage, of “utopian globalism” in the visual arts, traceable back to the time of the Russian Revolution and active, in mutating form, across the world in the period from 1917 up until the late capitalist 1990s. In a discussion linking artworks by Vladimir Tatlin, Pablo Picasso, and Joseph Beuys to the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... experience, and relationship with me-dia. It analyzes the digital gadget’s role in the reorientation of the broadcast ecology around personalized media worlds and experiences, arguing that its mode of play represents an integration of the life, activities, bodies, and attention of the individual that extends...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Daniele Rugo A recurring feature of Patrick Keiller’s work is the lack of human presence and activity. Throughout his films, Keiller delivers a vision of England as a desert island, depopulated and unoccupied. Scrutinizing Keiller’s early shorts and feature-length films, this article argues that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Susanne Lundin The increasing demand for human egg cells has led to reproductive tourism and a transnational egg trade. The activity flourishes due to poverty and criminality, as well as medical needs (infertility) and cultural needs (the dream of parenthood). Other factors are fundamental concepts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... dissensus in a much broader history of cultural politics, race, and gender in Cuba. With the face of a white Cuban aristocrat and a body based on a mixed-race mulata model, the statue activated—and still galvanizes—a range of memories, myths, and meanings related to aesthetic constructs of the nation. Those...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... article treats Curtis’s recent body of work diagnostically. It argues that, quite apart from any promise of escape or deliverance, the aesthetic form of his work actively inhabits the rhythms and vectors of contemporary media. For Curtis, the media-technological conditions of the twenty-first century...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
... conceptions of scientific citizenship, and public imaginations of innovation: by focusing on the “noise” of active participation and personal responsibility, we miss the “silence” of other ways of being. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 maker movement hacking silence citizenship According to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... devices and systems) that are occluded by the tendency to focus on the gloss of super-rich lifestyles; to draw attention to the long-term and newly emerging tensions within and between categories of wealth and of elites, and spheres of political, economic, and cultural activity; and to contribute to an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of contemporary luxury is dependent on the social and economic context within which it is situated. This is because the meaning of both luxury and morality vary according to social context. Further, where luxury divides and stimulates degenerate, unethical, and criminal activities, it is morally...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... active engagement in philanthropy, act as a lever with which to foster trust in the new social hierarchies and legitimize them across generations. © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 billionaires charity philanthropy Russia elite legitimacy Delving into the world of Russia’s hyper-rich...