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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid What are the politics of Gilles Deleuze's study of cinematic modernity? In film studies, the discipline that formally assumes cinema as its object, Deleuze's concepts have been used to explore the processes by which national identities have been historically constructed...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nouri Gana This article examines the cultural politics of bastardy in the films of Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid at a time when questions of national and cultural identity have come to the fore in Tunisia in the wake of the Revolution of Freedom and Dignity. Nouri Bouzid is the doyen of Tunisian...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Deleuze’s conceptualization of cliché in Cinema 1 and Cinema 2 , and that this raises important political dimensions to Deleuze’s cinema philosophy and his theorization of media control. 12 Virilio states: “The only person to have had any interest in my work in this area was Gilles Deleuze, who, in his...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Bruce Bennett; Bülent Diken The article approaches The Hurt Locker , an enthusiastically received “critical” film, as a symptom of today's prevailing cultural and political codes. First we dwell on the homologies between the state of exception and the narrative logic of the film, including its...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the neoliberal subject. Now resembling the pattern hunters of speculative finance, the active spectator of political modernist cinema is today compromised by the new conditions of volatility, instability, hyperindividualism, and privatization that demand the same cognitive labor. In exploring how neoliberal...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
... “the standard reading of Bazin's work,” anglophone scholars have treated Bazin as a “theoretically naïve empiricist” (MacCabe 2011 : 66) and/or a “politically retrograde” idealist (Gunning 2011 : 119), whose musings on cinema valorize the photographic dimension of the moving image owing to its propensity...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and Narrative Cinema,” Laura Mulvey advocates appropriating psychoanalysis as a “political weapon” for feminist critiques of mainstream cinema. Mulvey conceives the cinematic “gaze” as one that develops male scopophilia (the pleasure in using the sight of another for one's own sexual stimulation) through...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sean Cubitt Ecocritical work on media has developed from a genre criticism of nature-themed films to address cinema, TV, and media arts more broadly as articulations of the human-natural relation and its mediation through technologies. Embracing the environmental impacts of product life cycles...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 212–227.
Published: 01 July 2021
... medium per se, he does express clear reservations on the potential of commercial cinema, the pharmacological critique of which remains to be thought. The challenge of Stiegler's empirical account of consciousness is to avoid falling into the trap of hopeless technical determinism in which a politics...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in Action Cinema: Hong Kong and the Making of a Global Popular Culture .” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 5 ( 2 ): 181 – 99 . Ong Aihwa Collier Stephen J. (eds). 2005 . Global Assemblages: Technology, Politics, and Ethics as Anthropological Problems . Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2014
... career. 2 Godard’s representations of Palestinians as well as the most famous poet from the region are significant because they demonstrate Godard’s continuing commitment to political cinema and to challenging what he sees as one of the last vestiges of colonialism on the planet. 3 Godard’s use...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 November 2015
... humiliating this work for foreigners can be” (141). If one approach to the problem of discerning the politics of Denis’s films is to focus on their most social-realist moments, another is to find in even the most sensory and immersive of her movies a sociopolitical allegory, as Florence Martin does when she...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the expression to describe how, in Keiller’s films, the transformative possibilities of cinema are repeatedly paired with a deliberate emphasis on the absence of human presence and activity. The interpretative framework briefly sketched above produces a shifting of the emphasis away from the political...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Patrick Crogan This essay characterizes the principal theoretical coordinates of Stiegler's philosophy of technology and assesses its relevance for critical explorations between culture and the political. The focus is on Stiegler's major philosophical series, Technics and Time , and how he...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of ways that political incorrectness can function as a means of exposing the persistence of historical and ethical questions that are ostentatiously resolved. He does this by drawing on Alain Badiou’s idea of militant ethics and Jacques Rancière’s redefinition of critical art as one that produces...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... of sovereignty altogether: its production, signification and reception deconstruct simple notions of “America” and “the world” in favor of what Hardt and Negri call “Empire,” what Zizek calls “post-politics,” and what we refer to as “meta-sovereignty.” References ANSWER : 2002 . “ Protest Black Hawk Down...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of Minnesota Press . Nash C. 2001 . “ The ‘Cultural Turn’ in Social Theory: Towards a Theory of Cultural Politics .” Sociology 35 ( 1 ): 77 – 92 . Rojek C. 2001 . Celebrity. London : Reaktion Books . Stacey J. 1994 . Star Gazing: Hollywood Cinema and Female...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... waiting to be rescued. To this end, French cinema reproduces the cultural and political hegemonies of imperial centers as French filmmakers continue to possess a larger margin of interpretation/manipulation of the past and selectively conceal certain historical encounters with colonialism while making...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... distribution and the redistribution of profits and information derived from audiences – is critical to an understanding of twenty-first-century cultural politics. It offers an analysis of distribution, and considerations on the politics of alternative modes of distribution. The diagram ( Figure 1 ) shows...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The importance of speed within these highly charged sites of engagement – the cinema of the New Hollywood, contemporary fiction, media cover age of electoral politics, and writings in the burgeoning contemporary field of “change management” – demands greater scholarly attention. Another intriguing effect...