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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 11 Mira Schor, Morning in America , 2013. Ink and oil on gesso on linen 24 × 45 in. Figure 11. Mira Schor, Morning in America, 2013. Ink and oil on gesso on linen 24 × 45 in. More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...). In America, 17.6 percent of children live in poverty, and the infant mortality rate increased for the first time in decades in 2002. For African-Americans, the poverty rate was “nearly twice the national rate, with 24.4 percent of blacks living below the poverty line in 2003” ( Hopkins 2004 ). Bush's...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Alison Landsberg A seismic shift in the racial landscape of the United States occurred in 2016. The prevailing discourse about a “postracial America,” though always, in the words of Catherine Squires a “mystique,” was firmly and finally extinguished with the election of Donald J. Trump. Race, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Mark Chou In late 2011, the Wall Street Journal published a curiously titled editorial, “Democrats against Democracy.” Written by James Taranto, one of the Journal ’s conservative columnists, the piece documented a disturbing trend besetting democracy in America. Taranto claimed that American...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... posed an imagined “America” against “the world.” This article argues that Black Hawk Down is not about sovereignty as traditionally conceived, that is about national interest shaping global affairs. Rather, Black Hawk Down articulates, and is articulated by, a new and emerging global order that operates...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Humbert is read through the lens of Cold War anxieties about radiation, missile attack through the DEW Line and a “mapping” of America by subversive aliens. Lolita herself is the Uranium Girl, radiant child of nuclear America under threat from the death ray of the bomb’s fallout. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Kieran Keohane Tribunals, public inquiries and similar institutions, increasingly common in the political culture of the United Kingdom, the European Union, and in America, can be seen as exemplifying the auto-correcting, self-reflexive capacity of political institutions in information-rich and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... To review the reception of his work over the last forty years would generally be to chart degrees of dogmatism and infexibility within the Left political cultures of the various nations of Europe and the Americas. However, despite many accusations of heresy, gorz remained remarkably true in his...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...John Beck; Ryan Bishop In North America, there are over one hundred programs and labs committed to collaborative experimentation in art and technology. This article examines the current prominence of art and technology labs in the context of the resurgence of collaborative practice in the arts, not...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Sander L. Gilman Sexual politics in twenty-first century America has taken a rather surprising turn. Given the realities of the stigma still strongly associated with sexually transmitted diseases, the politics of HIV/AIDS is an unusual case study of acceptance in an age of sexual conservatism. This...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
... America domestic Judith Merril’s Shadow on the Hearth (1950) is a key US novel of the early Cold War period. One of the first fictions to imagine nuclear war, and one of the few of any such fictions by a woman, 1 it straddles realist, domestic, and science fiction genres, eschewing...
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Published: 01 July 2017
Americas and Europe and then popularized by flamenco dancers. Figure 2. Spice Route Series, August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Americas and Europe and then popularized by flamenco dancers. Figure 3. Spice Route Series, August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 4 Aromérica Parfumeur , August 2016, installation of olfactory pieces. This was a fake perfume boutique in a shopping mall that revealed how plants shaped world history by connecting the founding myths of the Americas to the search for spices. Conquistadores were first and foremost spice More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Americas and Europe and then popularized by flamenco dancers. Figure 2. Spice Route Series, August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... longer bear itself, other than in inhuman self-parody. These images are as lethal for America as the pictures of the World Trade Center in flames. Yet it is not America in itself that stands accused, and there is no point laying all this at the Americans’ door: the infernal machine generates its own...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
...: it has (it is said) returned, after a decade-and-a-half in which America declared itself the only superpower, with Putin enacting atavistic gestures for the press; with the extension of Russian state power overseas via energy policy and covert operations; with the return of notions of spheres of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... phenomenon of jazz outside America has been growing in recent years. The processes of exporting and import ing, and subsequently reproducing and develop ing a genre that is often considered to be “America’s classical music” are, of course, inherently political. George McKay addresses this directly in...