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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Kevin Robins This article is concerned with contemporary developments in European culture, with particular respect to new forms of transnational and transcultural mobility and communication. There is a growing sense that Europe has become a space of complexity and diversity—although, of course...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... foregrounds the complexity of contemporary warfare, demonstrating the scope of control that states attempt to impose on the environment, as well as the difficulties contemporary warfare poses to the investigation and prosecution of human rights violations committed by the state. Some essays describe how...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the kind of defensive assurance their design and construction promises. A heavily fortified town draws fire as an obviously valuable enemy asset; complex barricades prompt sensible officers to lead the advance elsewhere; and large defensive systems can take so long to build that they are outmoded before...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 1 Rumah 1 (first house of ruangrupa), Garuda complex, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta, 2001. More
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...; and the hypermorality of the last, but still all too dominant generation of Frankfurt School theorists. Finally, I draw some political conclusions by opposing another source of inspiration for Sloterdijk’s “joviality,” the Luhmannian theory of complexity, to the bivalent “passion for the real” that, despite all...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk first presented the following text as his inaugural lecture for the Chaire Emmanuel Levinas, March 4, 2005 at the University of Strasbourg. To a certain extent, it bears homage to that great thinker of the complex Other. However, other than taking a political...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
... been occurring through the last twenty years, and which have brought a new cultural complexity to the European space. What this article suggests is that this complexity might actually be a productive resource for European culture generally. And what it maintains is that, in order to realize...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... By contrast, Negri eschews such tropes of alienation and dialectics, focuses more on “post-Fordist” conditions of production/consumption, and, taking his cue from the “ontological materialism” of nineteenth-century Italian poet and essayist Leopardi, views boredom in more complex and multifaceted terms...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... saw the film as wholly anti-Semitic and suggested that it identifies the Jew—all Jews—with money. While the author acknowledges the complexity of the subject, he revisits the debate and the film to unpack its ethical/aesthetic intricacy and propose a pathway that can potentially enable us to think...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to be absented from antiobesity public health rhetoric. By exploring a range of ethnographic examples in high-income countries, they illuminate how such interventions often fail to account for the complex interplays between subjective corporeal experience and political economic relations and contend...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... “anxiety epidemic” among students (and, indeed, staff). The article argues that the “anxious university” represents a unique space to study the economic, political, social, and cultural impact of the rise in power and influence of the financial sector. By unraveling the complex sociological dimensions...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... inclusion, management and flexibility. Drawing on recent theoretical debates over this new logic of rule, this article illustrates how Black Hawk Down invokes much more diffuse, complex and deterritorialized categories than national sovereignty. In effect, Scott's film goes beyond traditional notions...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., and functioning of distinctive kinds of culture/power complexes, from which a new paradigm of cultural studies may be expected to emerge. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Gramsci Foucault cultural policy studies Birmingham School discipline formation governmentality Chiefly noted for his work...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... between a global order characterized by “destructive construction” and the “constructive destruction” that mark contemporary terrorist violence. Their mutual complex interrelations, their reciprocal fascination for one another and the intricate interconnections with processes of globalization...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in, among other places, nonviolent movements of political resistance. As a means of critiquing Gray’s pessimism, I refer to two recent works that attempt to tease out this complexity within utopian thought itself: Russell Jacoby’s Future Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age (2005) and Frederic...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... philosophy and its consequent abasement of material, technological, and institutional forms of memory. This abasement of mnemotechnics, consistently associated with endlessness and consistently articulated in patriarchal terms, produces a specific complex of terms: the femininity of the archival ad infinitum...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... transnationalized reproduction. The authors conclude that reproductive movements and fragmentary bodies confront legal and administrative systems in interesting and often highly complex ways. The articles included in this special section problematize globalized reproduction while also highlighting the traffic...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... unchanging. He contrasts the structure of fetishism with that of symbolic exchange, a cultural formation which resolves fetishism. His analysis of 9/11 is shown to be a complex combination of elements of the theory of fetishism (without being named as such) with that of symbolic exchange. Although...