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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of multitude or modes of enhanced self-organized civil society coordination that can either work around governments and bureaucracies or can create public spheres from which to address and pressure government. 1 43. Two recent Israeli films about these needs and corruptions are Ra’anan Alexandrowicz's...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the transnational circuitry. At stake are the agons, polemos (Greek terms of reference), or luti-jahel-darvish , “Karbala paradigm,” and jumhuri-ye moral struggles (Persian terms of reference) in Iran and the West over creating and protecting robust public spheres and civil societies. Four perspectives are probed...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., military institutions are based on a hierarchical structure that precludes social media from becoming part of their organizational and decision-making culture. For them, social media constitute part of civil society, a commons both virtual and physical. The synergy between computer networks...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... as “unrealistic,” as though the society based on commodities, wages, and money could not be surpassed. In reality, a whole host of convergent indices suggest that the surpassing of that society is already under way , and that the chances of a civilized exit from capitalism depend primarily on our capacity...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and representations; mechanisms and structures; experiences and identities. The empirical and conceptual insights of the contents are then highlighted, with regard to the significance of discourses of legitimacy, namely, those of meritocracy, civility, and luxury; the intersections of race and class that underpin...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
... movements or across “civil society” networks elaborating new models of cosmopolitical governance, both of which strive to conceptualize organization as the production of a collective capacity to intervene. Here, the work of organization involves the production of collective identity that assumes...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in Russia .” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 12 , no. 1 : 109 – 33 . Domrin Alexander N. 2003 . “ Ten Years Later: Society, ‘Civil Society,’ and the Russian State .” Russian Review 62 , no. 2 : 193 – 211 . Dzutsati Valery . 2014 . “ Kremlin Pushes...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and may serve as a base for developing auspicious, decentralized, multicultural global networks. These theses are mutually related, sustainable only together. For Hardt, control societies are “smooth” because civil society has collapsed, rendering the social lacking in mediations ( Hardt 1998 ). Hardt...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2005
... as a crucial battleground in the future direction of democracy. The relationships between state, civil society and the public sphere are being renegotiated in cyberspace, and accordingly the struggle to formulate the parameters of this negotiation are being taken up at all levels of government and polity. We...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... This is the strategy taken by Hammack and Heydemann in their introduction to the edited volume Globalization, Philanthropy, and Civil Society: Projecting Institutional Logics Abroad (2009). They first define philanthropy as the projection of institutional logics abroad and then depoliticize the practice...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in time” (13). As a production of “power-chronography,” Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay involves more than marketization of the public sphere, which assumes, as Neera Chandhoke (2002 : 36) puts it, a “civil society that seems to be supremely uncontaminated by either the power of states...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... be understood within the frame-work of the US-Israel–led peace process along with their regime and civil society partners in the region. This is a framework of so-called conflict resolution within a two-state solution paradigm that is increasingly in the process of being countered by a growing alternative form...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2020
... cotemporary debates. I start by looking specifically at the way these authors situate the subject in the context of the historical fissure of postmodernity, and I argue that their poststructuralist theorizations of discursive agency are very much in tune with liberal visions of pluralistic civil society...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... that required collective solutions. These are the fundamental ingredient sentiments for the formation of an active civil society. One could say that during the SARS epidemic, Singapore showed an instance of a mobilized civil society. However, it should be noted that it was a mobilization of the society...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... are concerned with here, political culture involves relatively enduring normative assumptions, patterned in ways that make some values seem self-evident and others unthinkable in relation to particular aspects of social life. It is not located in civil society, outside political institutions, but meaningfully...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
...). The common thread among these observations is the impetus to define new forms of “global” civil society ( Anheier et al 2005 ) and new democratic ways of living (Keane 2003) in an interconnected though increasingly in flux “networked age” (Hassan 2004) . To this end, they show how ICTs suggest...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies’ Nonprofit Economic Data Project and its Volunteer Measurement Project (see Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies 2015a , 2015b ) are dedicated to “rehabilitating” volunteer time in the image of economic productivity—contrary to the ascetic cultivated...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and economics for political life? Subtracting politics from the state is a key move made by Badiou and endorsed by Bosteels. This would suggest that a political truth procedure happens primarily in civil society—and this is precisely why the question about economics is important, given the extent to which...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as a “civil society” mediated by market exchanges, Ascher describes finance as a mode of “prediction and protection” that forms the constitutive basis of portfolio society, whose relationship to the future “is itself mediated by financial markets” (24). The first of Portfolio Society ’s substitutions...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
... empowerment” and producing “good citizens” is intended to assist “young people to survive the ‘risk factors’ in their communities; second, they want to train youth to become responsible adults who participate in civil society” (33). As this suggests, the structured environment of youth advocacy agencies...