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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... political economy of communication. For the small community of corporate persons that exercise control over the bulk of exchange-values, the pool of “assets” they control provides a means through which power can be exercised on a hitherto unprecedented scale and scope. For example, Rupert Murdoch can...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 340–345.
Published: 01 November 2020
... disrupt those worlds. The articles presented here, then, not only build on and extend scholarship in cultural theory but also engage with current interdisciplinary debates around new materialisms, relationalities between the human and nonhuman, the intimacies of power and agency, and corporeal...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... systemic insecurity and economic anxiety. © 2013 Max Haiven 2013 Walmart securitization financialization risk management surveillance corporate power Walmart, which is both the world's largest private employer, with over 2.2 million workers ( Matthews 2012 ), as well as its largest...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., who may be struggling with the urgency of their own needs, were required to either make a donation to the large corporation’s campaign or potentially lessen their esteem, 14 which for some is achieved through what Fricker (2007 : 4) discusses as identity power , “a form of social power which is...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Castells M. 1996 . The Rise of the Network Society . Oxford : Blackwell . Castells M. 1997 . The Power of Identity . Oxford : Blackwell . Castells M. 1998 . End of Millennium . Oxford : Blackwell . Crogan P. 1999 . “ Theory of State: Deleuze, Guattari, and...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... state power. Paranoia remains a political phenomenon that calls for analysis at the level of the structure of rule. The essay explores one approach to paranoia as a political category through an ideal-typical model drawn from Elias Canetti's classic 1960 text Crowds and Power . It concludes with a...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... prize. While at the same time media-generated conventional wisdom has tended to portray prize juries as acting either corruptly or irrationally. This article challenges such views, and argues that the prize jury needs to be understood as a form of political institution, in which decision rules, power...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Pollyanna Ruiz This article examines the practical and theoretical implications raised by protesters' use of masks to conceal themselves from the eyes of the state. It argues that the refusal to be seen and categorized by the state is empowering in that it exposes, and then unsettles, the power...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... . Sydney : Allen & Unwin . Crossley N. 2003 . “ Even Newer Social Movements? Anti-Corporate Protests, Capitalist Crises and the Remoralization of Society .” Organization 10 ( 2 ): 287 – 305 . Eide M. Knight G. 1999 . “ Public/Private Service: Service Journalism and the...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on a ladder but in an express lift symbolizes the attempted velocity of this phase of corporate meritocracy. In the process the analysis provides a multilayered contribution toward understanding how these normcore plutocrats in gold elevators have achieved and extended their power. © 2019 Duke...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ryan Bishop Remote sensing using nanosensors continue a long trajectory of multisensory teletechnologies devised by the military for surveillance and weapons verification at a distance. These remote-sensing systems form the basis of current military and corporate plans to monitor all elements of...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...William Merrin This critical reflection on the work of the Raindance Corporation and Michael Shamberg and their manifesto, Guerrilla Television (1971), considers their video activism as a precursor to both YouTube and contemporary “participatory culture” and offers an important critique of these...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... factory, part and parcel of the military-industrial complex, or a mere puppet of corporate control. The centrality of corporate, neoliberal logics, ideologies of managerialism and excellence, and the universalization of individualist policies over and above public purposes all seem to indicate that the...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Patricia Mooney Nickel In its materialization of regard and disregard, the 2015 introduction of the Starbucks luxury line prompts new questions about the impact of an emergent app ascetic on the everyday practice of order. In this article, I build on previous studies of time and power, while...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... against democracy has become a less straightforward phenomenon. It is not just citizens but also elected leaders, powerful lobbyists, media moguls, and corporate elites that play a democratic role in eviscerating democracy. For instance, influential lobby groups and politically invested corporate entities...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... The result has been that a shrinking number of giant corporations exercise power over a widening range of media in corporate conglomerates that, in turn, control the press, broadcasting, film, music, and other forms of popular entertainment, as well as the most accessed Internet and social-networking...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... War liberalism, from the corporate power of Bell Labs and the military-industrial research university prowess of MIT to the ascendant defense and aerospace economies that supported the rise of LACMA as a powerhouse of Southern California high culture. Yet the social and political ambitions Klüver...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... judicial system, the educational and cultural system, and even forms of consciousness. In the twentieth century, a group of theorists known as the Frankfurt school described the rise of monopoly-state capitalism in which powerful corporations and the capitalist state came to control more and more...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., satirizing the high price for a cup of coffee, and George W. Bush is morphed onto the Sauron character and shown wearing the evil ring of power featured in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Additionally, Nike, Coca Cola, the Barbie doll and other icons of establishment corporate and political culture have...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., corporations, professional organizations, and universities – who coordinated survival largely at the expense of existing urban fabric. Together they invented “the house” as a new type of space – at once national, masculine, and high-tech – whose connection to urban densities was casual if not inherently...