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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... surrogacy produces troublesome new citizens and illegitimate mothers. Theoretically, the essay engages performance studies and feminist scholarship on the cyborg to conclude that new reproductive technology, most notably practices such as transnational surrogacy, reconceptualizes both citizenship and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... are being regulated. We are made as if citizens of it. The figure of the citizen today, less than being a figure of the future of the human or of future freedom of the human, is more a figure of citizen-as-target. How does one begin to assert “a right to disappear” against this subjectivity then? This...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Lincoln Dahlberg Cyber-libertarian discourse has recently made a “come-back” in popular technology and academic discussions about the democratic potential of “Web 2.0.” here, becoming a digital citizen means becoming an autonomous and creative “do-it-yourself citizen-consumer.” This paper...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... directed toward the production of hybridity. Further, and despite the continuing presence of an official policy of multiculturalism, these developments have highlighted the highly provisionalized forms of national belonging now available to Australian citizens in certain immigrant communities, particularly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... way in which international human rights are made and enforced primarily by national states must be taken seriously if they are to be considered as such. “Ethical cosmopolitanism” (Benhabib 2002) must be forged among the citizens of national territories for global social democracy to be a real...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... most pernicious and dystopic aspects of America’s democratic system, which not only permits but requires democrats to use democracy for their own ends. Here, it is not just left-leaning progressives and Democratic Party faithfuls we need to concern ourselves with. Private citizens, elected political...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
... through it. Hacking and making’s widely claimed salience to public policy, education, and social enterprise has been enabled by a public imagination of hackers as ideal (scientific) citizens. By using political theory concerning the role and value of silence in citizenship, the article explores what is...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Larocco This article argues that late 1960s debates about the role of the citizen and the role of the audience were not only connected but also mutually constitutive. As President Richard Nixon praised the silent majority, and as the New Left group Students for a Democratic Society (SDS...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... neoliberalism is the production of subject positions available for redeployment. The disciplined worker and consumer-citizen of the social welfare state are reformatted under neoliberal ideology as the shopaholic and incorrigible criminal. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Neoliberalism capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Charlotte Kroløkke; Karen A. Foss; Saumya Pant Assisted reproduction in a global world produces not only new babies and new parents but also new citizens and raises new bioethical concerns (e.g., Campbell 2007; Franklin 2001; Thompson 2005). This essay outlines an interdisciplinary theoretical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... compilation of this information enables unprecedented levels of data mining, tracking, and ever more complex psychological profiling. This, in turn, the author explains, endangers citizens who may be punished for who they are and who alter their behavior accordingly, thereby reducing their autonomy. By...
Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 14   Flag suspended from car on the freeway out of Kochi. Kerala is one of the most politicized states in India, with some of the most politically aware and active citizens. It was the first Indian state to vote for the Communist Party, and while the Communist Party was toppled in 2011 for More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... reconsider and, as it were, “bring up to speed” his reflections on the compression of space, the logarithmic acceleration of time in the age of electronic transmission, and their impact on democracy, the city, citizens, and the status of humans and the world in general. The world, Virilio declares in his...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... government agencies. Whilst the antigrid protesters normally assumed a primarily “nonpolitical” character, it was acknowledged that the exercise of their political agency in the antigrid upgrade protests was facilitated by a historical context that was characterized by a more active and critical citizen...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
... folly known as political history, fully entranced by his subject matter and its capacity for retaining currency. In this final installment of his trilogy on US policy, Vidal wishes to remind the citizens of “the United States of Amnesia” of several important inheritances at play in the current moment...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the 1950s? From the beginning Bauman showed a continuing interest in the ways that Enlightenment values such as reason and justice should enter into the workings of industrial society and the choices made by citizens. However, his use of the phrase “liquid modernity” suggests we have been living...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... activity is legally protected, Turkle considers the importance of privacy for an effective citizenship. Social media, she argues, create a feeling of inevitable surveillance that leads to self-policing. But a polity cannot possibly depend on good citizens with nothing to hide. There needs to be a space for...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2005
... inevitably do, would be “a kind of lunacy” (p. 127) since “consumer choice is a choice without power” (p. 131). Indeed the entreaty to keep the roles of citizen and consumer separate, or what could be characterized as a critique of the colonization thesis, namely that the market, via technology, is...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... barrio youth (as well as between youths and the police, whose improvised methods are highly suspect). But while the race/class dynamics of the lyrics are, like life in the city, complex and fraught, the “fear” that is cited here is not something that can be reduced to simple disparities. All citizens of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... diverse practices, from navigating space to raising children, develop the critical intelligence and attention he views as necessary for enlightened citizens. Others, such as Richard Sennett and Matthew Crawford, hold similar positions about manual craft in the face of contemporary conditions of work. For...