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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...- class symbolic boundaries with notions of refinement and respectability, it examines how the discourse of civility shapes how the nouveaux riches are represented to the upper middle class, identifying a number of recurrent media frames and narrative tropes related to vulgarity, civility, and order...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... emancipation of Western civilization from “the dogmatic opportunism of the real as power-of-the-base-from-below” toward “a free-moving position intermediate between the heavy and antigravitational tendencies.” Economically, the ending of scarcity ( Entknappung ) and, technologically, the exoneration...
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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 (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings, undermining...
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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 (2014) 10 (3): 404–414.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of “civilization.” The utopianism that motivates many time-capsule projects, whether it is articulated through a belief in the power to communicate with a distant future or with some cosmically remote intelligence, is also a manifestation, this article argues, of progressive modernity’s commitment to timekeeping...
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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 (2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Kieran Keohane Carl Schmitt and James Joyce, contemporaries, responding to the crisis of European civilization of the interwar years, are brought into conversation with one another through the mediation of Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy , Schmitt as representative and advocate of Apollonian...
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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 References Abu El-Haj Nadia . 2001 . Facts on the Ground: Archeological Practice...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the photographs of North African women taken by European artists, the colonial representations of women, their naked breasts conveying a state of nature, primitiveness in comparison with the Western civilized woman. One can interpret it as Western male eyes trying to subordinate and demystify Islam by undressing...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... alternative use. Substitution might be materialized through various techniques. Let me illustrate three of these techniques by looking into Israeli civil society. In Israel the Center for Humanistic Education (CHE), within the Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum, has since 1997 offered a voluntary educational...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in nature: military deterrence or civil deterrence? What we have here, then, is no longer the transcending of geopolitics or a return to poliorcetics but a genuine push to the limits, a movement to extremes such as could not have been imagined by Clausewitz. Translated by Chris Turner. 1...
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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 (2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... has been well and truly buried. I doubt it. The essence of the thesis is that it is a grave error not only to disassociate the Holocaust from the conceptual frame of modern civilization but also to regard more of the latter as the antidote to such an event. I come at this work from a particular...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Murat Cem Mengüç; Dominic McGill 4. Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg's essay “Civilization Envy: On Muslims, Israel, and McDonald's” was our key here. He had interpreted the presence of McDonald's stores as evidence of higher civilization and written that “Israel may just be like a giant...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that the application of for-profit business methods in philanthropy is superior to traditional public-sector or civil-society approaches and has a substantially greater impact on social change. Philanthrocapitalism is also applied to venture capitalists, social investors and entrepreneurs, who believe...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., revolves around its liminal status as sub-urb located somewhere between city, the space of culture and civilization, which can be controlled, and nature, the contemporary space of agri-culture and the postmodern idyll, which has similarly evolved into managed space over the course of history. Essentially...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of their emblematic architecture. To grasp the Swedish state’s current marketing of its military estate, one has to reframe it historically within the nation’s choice to remain neutral during and after World War II, a decision that led to a vast program of construction of military and civil protection covering...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
... civilization, might participate in law, democracy, private enterprise economics and nuclear families but only on the cultural premise of discipline, of having been constructed as a subject in specific architectural spaces. Foucault, quoting Samuel Beckett, dreamed of an escape from such disciplined identity...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... traffic but to military logistics ( Buxton, Heyer, and Cheney 2016) . His early work on the economic foundations of Canada, and the later notes toward a communicative history of earthly civilization, can be easily brought together when thinking in infrastructural terms. This essay does not, however, focus...
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