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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Ethan Stoneman; Joseph Packer Abstract The last decade witnessed a drastic reconfiguration of American conservatism by way of a newly emergent and energized dissident right. Beyond the question of ideology, this article argues that an essential aspect of this realignment occurs at the level...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... He photographed magnificently, and the fiercer and angrier he looked the more Indian and exotic he looked. Day after day his picture appeared in one or other, sometimes in several, of the London papers … I could see that there was a wild streak in him somewhere. (1976: 236–37) Native Americans...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 36–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee, he was shocked to discover the minutiae of his daily life represented with such detail and accuracy: the kind of car he drove, the dates of birth of his children, the subjects he taught, and the fact that he showed a Czech film in one...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... movement and by the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, DC, not far from the White House. This article tracks the resurgence of race in the US cultural landscape against the racially depoliticized myth of the “postracial” by focusing...
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture More
Published: 01 November 2007
Dyke Action Machine!, “Lesbian Americans: Don’t Sell Out!” 1998. Offset poster. 36 × 24 inches. 5,000 posters wheatpasted in Lower Manhattan. Combining the earnest tone and formal elements of 1940’s war effort posters with the opportunistic use of nationalism and patriotism by marketers More
Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 2 Native Americans recite an English translation of Darwish’s “The Speech of the Red Indian.” Notre musique , 2004 . Screen shot More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... divisions between America and the world, as well as among Americans themselves. To support this claim, this article outlines a broad cultural imagination relating to fat—a fat imaginary—that structures common global perceptions of Americans and America, as well as assessments of Trump himself. With sources...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on the US collective memory of the Holocaust, and popular culture’s use of the Holocaust for racial instruction. The Americanization and de-Judification of the Holocaust shows how fascist racism is constructed through institutional discourses and practices and functions as an archetype for understanding...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 333–346.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Daniel Adleman Abstract This article positions David Milch's Deadwood (2004–6) as a narrative universe that merits serious theoretical scrutiny on account of its far-reaching account of the dawn of American technocapitalism. While Kittlerian media-archaeological wisdom situates media modernity's...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 241–260.
Published: 01 July 2023
... the image of Escobar in their music, lyrics, aesthetics, and rhetoric and, on the other hand, Colombian institutional memorialization of the war on drugs. The author argues that Wiz Khalifa's pictures exemplify how mainstream hip-hop brings together the images of the Black American “hustler” and the Latin...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Pujita Guha Abstract In 1968 the American military launched Operation Igloo White (OIW), seeding the mountainous forests of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos and Vietnam with a network of seismic, olfactory, and auditory sensors that picked up and relayed signals to data bunkers in Thailand where enemy...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in American society: neoliberalism, religious fundamentalism, militarism and educational conformism. All these fundamentalisms will be accentuated with the reelection of George W. Bush, and most of the democratic gains of the last century will be rolled back. In opposition to this rising tide...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the logic of maximum efficiency internalized by the film's protagonist. As such the film questions the libertarian rhetoric of the open road and instead proposes that American fictions of free mobility mask the fact of containment by military-industrial imperatives. Filmography Vanishing Point . 2004...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., which principally employs the writings of the American philosopher Alphonso Lingis. Finally, the concluding paragraphs are reserved for a range of criticisms of Baudrillard’s work and the author’s appraisal of its likely future influence. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Jean Baudrillard...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Andrew Gibson Graham Greene’s The Quiet American is an “epochal novel.” It announces the inception of a new epoch at a decisive historical moment: on March 15, 1954, US National Security Council Directive 5412 came into force. NSC 5412 more or less coincided with the onset of the Cold War and made...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Steven Morrison Filmed in Shepperton by a director from New York, shaped by a novel by a British author at its inception and influenced by the work of a British cast and crew during its production, Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove is explored in this essay as a British–American hybrid. Kubrick’s...