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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Bernard Stiegler The text we publish here is the first chapter of Bernard Stiegler's La Télécratie contre la Démocratie . The broad argument of Stiegler's book (and of this introductory chapter) is that what he terms “telecracy” is ruining democracy by short-circuiting the normal mechanisms...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...—in contrast to today's privileging of the private sector under neoliberalism. Metabolism is worth reconsidering, then, both because it adds a chapter to the history of international modernism and because it extends the field of modernism through an architecture not only of international harmony but also...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and Terrorism: Towards An Urban Geopolitics shows how the urban nodes of capitalist modernity that have long been implicated in the destruction of distant people and places appear to be generating new forces for their own annihilation. The book consists of seventeen chapters divided into three main...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 July 2021
...’ existence, which is often weakened ( fragilisé ) by omnipotent modern discourses that often disqualify and reduce any other “voices” to silence. Each chapter focuses on a particular mode—from “[FIC]tion” to “[POL]itics”—tracing the affordance of nonhumans in sustaining them in specific settings...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
... demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings” ( Jarry [1900] 2002: 106 ). Taking a lead from Guattari's notion of “ecosophy” (chapter 6), which implies an ethic of space, Conley finds in both Latour and Balibar...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
... chapters. The first chapter is dedicated to methodological and theoretical considerations. It elaborates on the importance of studying modern dictatorships from the perspective of art and politics. This chapter also tackles the methodological risks the author is keen to take in addressing the thorny issue...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and clear presentation of the theoretical origins and recent dérive of the field that the editors identify in “the linguistic turn,” “the politics of post-structuralism,” and the “new materialism.” The following chapters are organized via a chronological criteria, and each chapter is dedicated...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of film and auteur studies. If there is a negative critique to be made, it is that some of Martin’s readings—if only because there are so many of them—are underdeveloped or too quickly abandoned. For instance, in the largely brilliant first chapter, he claims that Twin Peaks’s lack of a bustling...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and militarism are not dealt with, and taking this approach would no doubt broaden the appeal and range of the book to a wider audience. Chapter 1 offers a general history of military simulation and the emergence of the relationship between vision and anticipation that military technology has enabled...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... character, luxury eludes 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...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., but continuously feeds on its own destructive, exploitative, and racializing logics. Insecurity has nine chapters. The first seven are scholarly essays that focus on a particular aspect/case of in/security. They are followed by an interview/discussion between Aneesh Aneesh and Saskia Sassen, and a personal...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Professor of Anthropology at City University of New York, argues that economic issues are being overlooked in studies of contemporary culture and society. Moreover, he suggests that a number of key cultural and social theorists have had a significant role in sidelining economics. In Chapter 1, Robotham...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... reinscribed colonial violence, past and present. These arguments are progressively layered atop one another across six chapters, organized into three parts. The first section focuses on the relationships between human and nonhuman bodies. The first chapter, “From Ape Motherhood to Tough Love,” discusses...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the volume’s rationale, and eight chapters. Each chapter focuses on one example, or one group, of China’s borders with its neighbors, arranged counter-clockwise from east to west. Thus we start at the border with North Korea; move on to Russia; then Mongolia; then the “stans” (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... conceptual constellations. Art and theory are set on equal footing and in resonance with each other. Each chapter of the book spirals from theory to art, from art to theory, pointing to the complex interrelations and oppositions between the two. The book as a whole manages to cross disciplinary boundaries...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... story lines. Two key concepts, however, are afforded particular prominence: “re-description” and secretion. The former, elaborated and exemplified in chapter 3, refers to the process through which it may be possible to discern potentiality in aspects of urban life and interactions that have too often...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to move beyond the “standstill rhetoric” of an ethics of impossible mourning and to bring into focus the critical and transformational value of various mourning practices within a variety of political and sociocultural contexts. The sixth and final chapter of Signifying Loss (“Formless Form: Elias...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., albeit via a source Jacques Lacan and others have previously employed in a similar fashion. Chapter 1 is titled “The Purloined Landscape,” a reimagining of Edgar Allan Poe's The Purloined Letter , for the landscape, like the letter, “remains hidden,” because it “is not taken away but rendered invisible...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rob Coley Reference Fuller Matthew Goffey Andrew . 2012 . Evil Media . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Overall, though, even if this final chapter feels somewhat unresolved, there is much of interest here to scholars working in fields beyond media studies, and particularly...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... neo-liberalism under conditions of spectacle” (p. 15), rests on the premise that the state is vulnerable because control over the image is never total. In their neo-Debordian first chapter, 9/11 is understood as a violent, spectacular riposte to a US state that depends upon an investment in images...