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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... accounting and monitoring functions – he showed this a great deal in his books on bio-politics and administration – but also in the constitution of the Stoic philosopher's “sublimation,” in the constitution of what he calls the techniques of the self, the “care of the self” ( Foucault 1986 ), everything...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Verena Andermatt Conley In ecological thinking, the term care is of shifting valence. In philosophical and literary history, care is inflected as worrisome, burdensome, while, at the same time, uplifting and given to life. It has functional virtue in material practices based on what can be called...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... beyond zero-sum games; urban public goods and infrastructures; medical services and distributed care; animals and biodiversity and the need to pay attention to feedback that signals our inability to achieve perfect control and hence dependence on one another; (2) perspectival topoi: single-eyed stories...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
... rendered other through this promotion of the figure of the hacker, suggesting that practices of care, watching and waiting, thinking and reflecting, and sitting with are all valuable aspects of citizenship that are elided in contemporary accounts. The argument has implications for the maker movement, wider...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... perspective in understanding how fertility travel and transnational reproduction unfold from the perspectives of the different actors involved. Three theoretical pairs—care and engineering, reproscapes and reproflows, and gifts and commodities—are suggested as theoretical frameworks for understanding...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... them to become reproductive tourists—a phenomenon defined in this article as “reproductive exile.” Reproductive exile bespeaks the “forced” nature of fertility travel, when infertile couples must leave their home country in order to access safe, effective, affordable, and legal infertility care. Their...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... decentralization of identity in virtual communities, Turkle appears to be skeptical about our overreliance on technology for care, communication, and self-representation. Turkle implicitly attempts to recontextualize Christopher Lasch's The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to care about a cow than a lobster? Classic animal-rights texts such as Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation hesitated about where to draw the line. In the 1990 edition, Singer notes that “with creatures like oysters, doubts about a capacity for pain are considerable; and in the first edition of this...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
... thoroughly researched text outlining the manner in which an informed appreciation of Jacques Ellul’s dialectical theology is of pivotal significance in understanding his work. In this reviewer’s opinion, Van Vleet’s book is a very fine example of a clear and careful synthetic introductory exposition. Most of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 85–92.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., bitter, steeliness of learning not care that your stuff will probably be thrown out; of regarding your work – reproductions of your work – as frontline soldiers in a war of attrition, cannon-fodder, whose sheer numbers will eventually – hopefully – overwhelm the opposition and swarm its walls. And...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ambient media as a technique of self-care and preservation. Central to this investigation are several beautiful case studies that explore the interplay between ambience and atmosphere in the emergence of audiovisual media: from the ambient music of Brian Eno in the 1960s and 1970s to a more recent...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 284–287.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nothing left now but the working out of technical detail. However, what Bauman understood because of his roots in European history is that the value of humanity is never self-evident and that we must take care of even the strangest other on the basis that neglect of the embodied truth of our shared...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that true care for the other is called for as never before and that the Internet as he sees it restricts both this and the skills required for dialogue. The search for a common language, for conversation, is the legacy this book leaves. Bauman opens Retrotopia with a striking reference to Walter...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... would care to watch (along with books no one would care to read and music no one would care to listen to, etc.) Instead the directors and actors of films that succeed in getting attention in effect own that attention themselves. Fans will eagerly look for their further work. They cannot be anonymous...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... stateless—unable to leave India—and the Norwegian woman who commissioned and cared for them was not, according to Norwegian authorities, a mother. Fertility travel and new reproductive technologies produce not only new babies but also new citizens and new parents ( Campbell 2007 ; Franklin 2001 ; Thompson...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... applied to the third sector. They are likely to push nonprofits to economize in key areas of their work, eschew the most complicated and expensive issues, and avoid those most difficult to reach. In a pure form, competitive principles inevitably exclude care for groups with little “use” for society. This...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... environments in which planetary pollution becomes perceptible and sometimes also experienced. This aspect comes out clearly in how Verena Conley, in her article in this issue, speaks of “care” while also touching on the sensor realities that escape human sensation and yet can somehow be addressed in contexts...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
... technologized life-world is always in the process of becoming something else, so for me, the primary and ongoing trait of the lifeworld I shared for a few months with Bauman, of the caring influence of that specific informed subject, is the difference between whatever I was before and whatever I am today. Yet I...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2010
... which, in undermining parental and grand-parental authority, short-circuits the intergenerational play that underlies any possible system of care ( soin , Sorge ). Stiegler presents this as emblematic of the “total mobilization” of the industries de programmes (the term is not so exotic in French...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... suspect that Absent Minds will prove very useful as a textbook for courses in intellectual history because it leaves plenty of room for argumentation and students will pick apart Collini’s nuances both in careful and not so careful ways to write their essays. I wish the same could be said for The...