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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., and writer’s block, he entered psychoanalysis with Dr. Adrien Borel. His diary, dedicated to total lucidity and a ruthless account of everything mortifying in himself, now is also psychoanalysis. He joined the dissident surrealists gathered around Georges Bataille. He followed anthropology courses taught...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tereza Kuldova This article, grounded in long-term ethnographic research among producers of contemporary luxurious embroideries and fashions in Lucknow, a North Indian city famous for its golden age as a powerful cultural center of opulence and excess, shows how anthropological knowledge can enrich...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of aid and authority. This paper surveys the predicament of the producer of anthropological knowledge “as usual” in such regimes of intervention. What identity does the anthropologist create? What is the self-claimed rhetoric of authority for research undertaken in such situations? Three alternatives...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
...” (Nietzsche, Vico, Joyce) and the mythic figure of Trickster as formulated in anthropology and psychoanalysis (Radin, Hyde, Jung). Specifically, the political culture of globalization is cast in terms of the reconfiguration of the archaic and an intensification of myth (Benjamin). An examination...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., not on theology, but rather on philosophical anthropology and idealist epistemology. Hegel’s approach to history as the result of human actions that are never irrational but in principle always rational helps us to understand the historical process. This theory is specifically useful in understanding the series...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 303–321.
Published: 01 November 2020
... pessimistic nostalgia for a prior mode of spatial ordering into an expansionist geopolitics. The author maintains that, against that legacy, Sloterdijk proposes “spherology,” a unique practice of spatial anthropology through which he teases out an art of writing at the service of experience, seeking...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 237–252.
Published: 01 July 2010
... conception of the relationship between human beings and technology against the conception implicit in Marx, he seeks to establish a ground for an encyclopedist humanism – a genetic encyclopedism – that lies beyond both the humanism combated by Heidegger and that philosopher's own anti-anthropological...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Lee Barron Employing Jean Baudrillard's concept of integral reality, as articulated within The intelligence of evil or the Lucidity Pact , and linking it with Tim Guest's journalistic/anthropological account of his experiences within Second Life , the article assesses the extent to which...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 passion for the real extremism excess gravity anthropology Human civilizations have at times been described as the outcomes of a permanent struggle between memory and forgetting. If we take an image of this kind as our base, we might see the positive contents...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., albeit with an eclectic, misconstrued version of Marx (p. 1). As Hutnyk declares, he will pursue this critique under the guidance of Bataille, the Frankfurt School (mainly Adorno), post-structuralism, reflexive anthropology, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Subaltern Studies, Slavoj Zizek, and Samir Amin...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and power relations; in different localities multiple and contradictory “realities” of the story are coming into being. As we will see, the implicit assumption of what is assumed to be a “local community” plays a particularly important role in shaping those relations. As anthropological fieldwork...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of Sloterdijk’s politico-aesthetic strategy in the strict sense: in his writing. After having analyzed its rhetorical aspects I contextualize his claim of abundance in political economy, anthropology, media theory, and ontology. Then I return to aesthetics and politics. I specify in my own terms his media...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Press 2021 With such an explicit title, the intention of L'appel des entités fragiles: Enquêter avec des modes d'existence de Bruno Latour is more than clear: referring to the conceptual toolbox developed in Latour's Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns , the book aims...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 78–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... what it is like to play also knows what it is like to be human . We could say that for Schiller, the act of playing is a kind of anthropologically pregnant moment: a moment in which human beings can experience what is the difference between them and an animal. As Schiller writes, “In such cases...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... possibilities, the journal actively solicits transnational and interdisciplinary fields of knowledge production. These include cultural studies, the humanities and the social sciences: from media and performance studies to literature, anthropology, sociology and politics. Cultural Politics considers papers...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... criticizes political power as an instrument of oppression by the powerful (such as Bakunin) or suggests the metaphysical origin of all order (such as Schmitt): without God no authority, without authority no order. Subsequently, politics of transcendence is treated more like an anthropological constant...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
... in particular with no choice but to adopt such values. The alternative would be to fall behind Western expectations of political development. Against this “fallacy of a universalist framework” Chabal and Daloz put culture at the center of politics. Following Clifford Geertz, the political anthropology...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of the historical time of technical development and progression which overturns and moves beyond the metaphysical assumptions, teleological, eschatological, indeed anthropological, which underpin the dominant discourse on technology that Fukuyama's arguments so clearly exemplify. There is, of course, a long...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
...David B. Clarke References Auster Paul 1989 . In the Country of Last Things . London : Faber and Faber . Bateson Gregory 1972 . Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology . Chicago : University of Chicago...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in an intriguing case study of Mascarenhas in The Anthropology of Ethics (2011). In the project that I developed with Fernando, at one stage I invited Faubion in, and we all worked together at the Palace of Fronteira for a few weeks. From that period, Faubion produced a brilliant study of Fernando under...