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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... blood medicine—as sites of biopolitical contestation, I examine the process by which these Haitian refugees' blood became the site of international anxieties over legal sovereignty, biopolitics, citizenship, and reproductive rights. This article places the asylum process and the HIV antibody blood test...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... trauma of child molestation and the collapse of filial relations as well as the emergence of a new generation of men who seek to recast filial and familial relations beyond blood ties and familial limitations. This same cinematic pursuit is further developed in his later films with striking consistency...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jane Ursula Harris Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey , edited by Dominic Johnson , with a foreword by Antony Hegarty , London : Intellect Live , 2013 , 248 pages, £25, $35.50 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-78320-035-1 . © 2015 Duke University Press...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., incidentally), these sections of Dirty Wars are consistently compelling. An entire chapter is devoted to Blood Meridian , a novel set a whole century before the time span covered in Dirty Wars , and yet Beck argues convincingly for frightening connections between the expansionist politics of the 1840s and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 63–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with the dead, Continue to contest, Weigh their pugilistic body weights, Flipping the coin on butchery. Who made most rivers bleed With blood? Who caused the most smoke? Who stripped the most women destitute? Who captained the most diverse Rainbow array of corpses? Go to Lucian, if you must...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
... vermin, contact with blood or excreta; forcing the detainee to witness or carry out masturbation, copulation, or other sexual acts; forcing detainees to witness or engage in blasphemy, defilement, and sacrilege; implanting a sense of helplessness through arbitrary arrest, random punishment, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, promises a dramatis personae approach to the early days of the executive branch of the US governmental experiment. And Vidal delivers on this promise, providing fully blooded portraits of the first three presidents, including their financial straits, physical traits...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... core the metaphysical and ultimately fascist grounding of the notion of the human – think of the Blut und Boden , “Blood and Soil” ideology – Sloterdijk adds another chapter to his seminal Spheres project by defining our primary situation as being-in-the-air and affirming our collective...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... face, His hanging face, like a devil’s sick of sin; If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs, Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues, . . . From “Dulce et decorum est,” Wilfred Owen, 1918 1 Nancy Spero’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Charles V—the sun would never set. Long before the CIA came along, then, Kipling invented a new literary hero in the shape of a young semiorphaned half blood. Sitting astride the old bronze cannon of Lahore and dancing among moguls and viceroys, Indian mother and lost Irish father, Kim the nomad...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-colonial, grossly economic logics” at work (p. 34), but they also stress the imperatives of image-war and its relation to a new round of primitive capital accumulation. The second chapter critiques the commodity determinism of the “blood for oil” account. Oil, they argue, is a commodity fetish that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
... illumination for the twelfth-century Persian poet Nizâmî's Khamsa ( Quintet , or Five Poems ) stands on the edge of a crater of a bombed bridge in Mosul, Iraq. Its empty saddle suggests a fallen warrior; its tail flows into the cavity like a river of blood. In another work, Headlong ( Figure 4 ), I...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... seduce. I was particularly taken by the hot pink. And then of course the alizarin crimson, amaranth, scarlet, vermillion, Tyrian purple, Persian Gulf red, dragon’s blood, madder, and lac. What remained true to life were the skin tones, the water, the sky, the plumes of smoke, a corpse’s white sheet, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 376–383.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Crown Prince Wilhelm, in command of Fifth Army, is given the order to attack on February 12, 1916. A racing aficionado, of all people, is ordered to set in motion Falkenhayn’s grinding “blood mill.” But owing to their own transportation problems, the Germans are forced to postpone their opening barrage...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... bitumen of coagulated blood, stuffed with what one imagines to be dusty and miscellaneous items” (147). “True religion only begins with blood” (603). “The extreme nobility of debauchery, magic, and charlatanism. All this is religious, and I am decidedly a religious man” (160). In Gondar in Abyssinia...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... circulate, from the blood in our bodies, to the earth around the sun, to nutrients in a rain forest, to precapitalist peasants going back and forth from home to field. Hence the match between film and money is just a random association, from which no sound conclusion can possibly follow. But Beller does...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 383–388.
Published: 01 November 2010
... project is managed by Telos, a publishing house with a political history almost as intriguing as Jünger's?) Three things stick out. First, the cover: A blood-red zoom lens with the inscription Lens made in Germany is superimposed on the blurry image of what appears to be a stumbling or falling British...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Seland 2010 ). This principle reinforces the notion that blood is thicker than water, reiterating an unspoken blood relationship, and has also worked to ensure racial and cultural homology in the Scandinavian countries ( Brochmann and Seland 2010 ). More contemporary concepts of citizenship, such as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the sociologist with an entirely new challenge. . . . The proper frame of reference and comparison seems to be provided by the “normal” exercise of power in the running of modern society, rather than by the blood-soaked history of spectacular genocidal violence. ( Bauman 1989 : 118) There are...