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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2015
... an acceleration of the process, accelerationists, Noys argues, are in fact advocating a kind of masochism. In the time of austerity, when politicians demand that the people “tighten their belts” and make present sacrifices for future generations to pay back the public debt that helped fuel the bonuses...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... into homo sacer under conditions of austerity that are designed to save Europe’s financial elites but take no account of the basic needs of the people. For Douzinas, this situation marks a turning point in European history, one that puts history back on the agenda after the break marked by Francis...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Emma Craddock Austerity as Public Mood: Social Anxieties and Social Struggles , by Forkert Kirsten , London : Rowman and Littlefield , 2017 , 217 pages, £75.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-78348-193-4 , £24.99 (ebook), ISBN 978-1-78348-195-8 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... austerity of Bowles is countered by the mimetic exuberance of Kerouac in world-cultural contact zones from San Francisco and Mexico City to Paris and Tangier. Resonances of stance and style are brought forward in text and context, urging an overall contrast between modernist and Beat writers...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... capitalist model, which is now caught between the twin infinitives of material austerity and obsessive consumption of fine things, is unsustainable and that it will eventually tip over into a new system characterized by true luxury beyond materiality characterized by intimacy with the world...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... nothing seeks to enforce a claim to his share of enjoyment.” What more could be said even by the most fervent disciple of the austere school, whom, nevertheless, M. Baudrillart taxes with extravagance? But the point of difference is that he regards a certain degree of luxury—a moderate, and not immoral...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... . Birch Kean , ed. 2020 . Assetization: Turning Things into Assets in Technoscientific Capitalism . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Blyth Mark . 2013 . Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Borch Christian , and Wosnitzer Robert...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2020
... phenomena.” What is presented as a crisis in the present can often be confronted better if one traces its process of becoming and previous modes of resistance. The rise of racism in France, for instance, is rooted in its tradition of secularism (48). Germany’s obsession with austerity can be traced back...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... escalating wealth inequalities, stalling social mobility, and almost one decade of punishing austerity measures, the cultural pull of meritocracy has not waned. For scholars concerned with the persistent structural inequalities and injustices that block upward social mobility, the insistence on individual...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings” ( Jarry [1900] 2002: 106 ). “It takes a long time for a world to vanish, much longer than you would think” ( Auster 1989 : 28–29). References Auster Paul 1989 . In the Country of Last Things . London : Faber and Faber...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 320–332.
Published: 01 November 2014
... recent paintings are organized and installed according to the grass or cement demarcation line between sky and earth, austerity and fertility, conformism and experimentation, public and private. These paintings present a flat ground upon which a schematically drawn figure rests, sleeps, reads, thinks...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... becomes negative, its impact is not shared by all. The poor in the economically developed countries have been hit the hardest by the global financial crisis of 2008 and the austerity measures that governments have adopted in its aftermath, whereas the wealthy have benefited from tax cuts and favorable...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... neoliberalism Canada Indigenous struggles In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath of austerity, financial literacy education has been widely propounded around the world as a remedy for rising personal debt levels ( Arthur 2012 , 2014 ; Alsemgeest 2015 ; Xu and Zia 2012) . Yet...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
... agendas, such as social transformation or political engagement, and the systemic inability to fulfill such promises. According to Charlesworth, documenta’s uncomfortable engagement with the austerity-hit capital city of Athens is the ultimate testament to the impotence of the biennial format, in relation...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... site to study the cultural politics of the dawning age of austerity. In this article, I illustrate the ways Walmart both pioneers and inspires a cultural idiom of securitization, a concept that illumintes two interconnected areas of socioeconomic transformation. On the one hand, it refers...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., this was paralleled only by the huge possibilities for speculation. The adventures on the ocean were full of potential opportunities but in austere, faraway markets (p. 75). The modern entrepreneur is thus born as a speculator on a mostly liquid globe. He becomes a debt-producer. Debt is no longer a moral deficit...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as the “book famine” within African higher education, as structural adjustment and imposed austerity prevented academic institutions from maintaining even the most basic necessities of study and research ( Assié-Lumumba 2006 : 10). Students in the United States faced a similar form of imposed austerity...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 July 2021
... you come to do those? LJD: Being at Columbia in that period—I was an undergraduate from 1966 to 1970—was a very literary moment. Paul Auster was one of my friends in college, and everybody wanted to be a novelist. It's not like that now, when everybody wants to make a movie or something else...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and the increasing withdrawal of the state from the provision of a social safety net. In the past decade, a protracted economic slowdown and austerity measures have been accompanied by accelerating concentration of wealth in the hands of a few. The statistics on global inequality grow increasingly stark, as marked...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... : Taschen . Kynaston David . 2007 . Austerity Britain, 1945–51 . London : Bloomsbury . Lefebvre Henri . 1991 . The Production of Space . Oxford : Blackwell . Lin Zhongjie . 2010 . Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan . New York...
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