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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
...John Armitage © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Private cities, protected by their electronic fences, surveillance cameras and guards … ghettoes … even called FORTRESS AMERICA … Those on the subcontinent, such as the five ALPHAVILLES that now ring Sao Paulo in Brazil, don't bear mentioning. Paul...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage; Ryan Bishop; Mark Featherstone; Douglas Kellner Although neither a cultural philosophy nor a political theory, the concept of cultural politics emerged, as we conceive it, decades ago in a time when it was often argued that the study of culture and the academic discipline of cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Born in Poland in 1925 and passing away in the United Kingdom in 2017, Zygmunt Bauman was one of the foremost sociologists and cultural and political theorists of our time. But for all that Bauman is associated with such concepts as post-modernity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Zygmunt Bauman (born November 19, 1925), the Polish sociologist, philosopher, and Cultural Politics editorial board member, who died on January 9, 2017, at the age of ninety-one, was one of the most important cultural and political theorists...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Armitage © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 While the term cultural politics of luxury may be employed, generally, to denote all cultural and political features of the study of luxury, and as such may be taken to include the varied cultural and political ways in which luxury is comprehended...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
...John Armitage; Joy Garnett © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 How are we to describe selected paintings and artists concerned with the evening, along with small communities or sociocultural groups coming together in the twilight founded on apparently esoteric hunting beliefs? In the first sense...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
...John Armitage © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 An American cyberculture theorist and political activist, Chris Hables Gray was born in 1953 in Bishop, California. Gray is chiefly associated with the concept of the cybernetic organism or cyborg in addition to ideas regarding contemporary...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
...John Armitage This illustrated article is a brief psychological and geographical narrative of a visit the author and his partner made to the grave of the well-known French cultural theorist Jean Baudrillard in Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris. However, it is simultaneously an attempt to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 98–117.
Published: 01 March 2009
...John Armitage © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Alphonso Lingis (1933– ) is an American continental philosopher and translator who is currently Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. 1 Associated with the phenomenology, existentialism, and the ethical philosophy...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
...John Armitage; Ryan Bishop; Douglas Kellner © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Welcome to the first issue of Cultural Politics, a new international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal, co-edited by the authors of this editorial and assisted in its aims and scope both by an Editorial...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
...John Armitage; Joanne Roberts The aim of this article is to introduce and examine the concept of the “spirit of luxury.” Accordingly, we commence by delineating the philosophical idea of luxury, emphasizing its discursive meaning, and contemplating its earliest historical and etymological origins...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye; John Armitage; Joanne Roberts © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye (1822–1892) was a Belgian political economist. Laveleye was born in Bruges and educated at the Collège Stanislas in Paris, even today one of the largest and most...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Armitage © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 Joy Garnett is an American painter who lives and works in New York City. Garnett's work is associated with what she calls the “apocalyptic sublime,” a metaphysical condition of combined astonishment and terror in the presence of huge natural or...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... revolt or disorder. Conversely, what becomes clear in Virilio's more recent work – as in much recent social theory (see, for example, Agger 1989 , 2004 ; Harvey 1989 ; Castells 1996 , 1997 , 1998 ; Armitage 1999 ; Erikson 2001 ) – is that the state, and a host of other coercive institutions...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... logic of speed . This will allow me to unearth in more detail the escalating intricacy of (European) humanism and technocratic capitalism. I extrapolate the concept of the “speed-elite” from British cultural theorist John Armitage's work on the global kinetic elite. Armitage provides a useful insight...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Marc Bloch's observation that modern society is distinguished from its predecessors by its increased speed. This distances us from past social formations. Consequently any attempt to reckon with our times must analyze acceleration “as a major political phenomenon” (quoted in Armitage 2000 : 35...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... aspects of our daily lives. In their coedited collection Virilio and Visual Culture (2013), John Armitage and Ryan Bishop testify to Virilio’s rich life of intellectual engagement, from the 1950s and his writings on architecture through to the 1980s, and his more celebrated contributions to debates on...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... intersection between Virilio’s work and his own, and more importantly, it theorizes the deterritorialization of images in general and not simply of the time-image. Virilio notes his own influence on Deleuze’s conceptualization of the control society in an interview with John Armitage, in which he claims to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... advancing environmentally sensitive and sustainable production. Many luxury companies have well-developed strategies to promote sustainability, which, once proven to be effective, can be adopted more widely in the economy ( Armitage, Roberts, and Sekhon 2017) . However, as Joanne Roberts and John Armitage...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... definition, and it is not captured in any one chapter, but some strong working definitions are established. Readers unfamiliar with the rich philosophical, historical, and theoretical depth to luxury will benefit from John Armitage and Joanne Roberts’ chapter, which summarizes the genealogy of luxury and...