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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Michiel Rys Critical Theory at a Crossroads: Conversations on Resistance in Times of Crisis , edited by de Cauwer Stijn , New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 , 256 pages, $35 (paperback), ISBN 9780231186797 © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 The inflationary use...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 367–387.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Joff P. N. Bradley Abstract Reflecting on the mental ecologies of digital life and the crisis of spirit in the contemporary era, this article principally addresses the question of the possibility of epokhē (ἐποχή), the crisis of formation or self-cultivation ( Bildung ) and the possibility...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jean-François Lyotard In this essay, Jean-François Lyotard revisits the question of the postmodern in relation to the “foundation crisis” in the mathematical sciences, arguing that this crisis should be conceived not in terms of the establishment of the foundations of scientific discourses...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... politics and problematize external normative perceptions of regions in “crisis.” In so doing, this article aims to demonstrate how humor harnesses a performance of marginality to undermine stereotypes of life under crisis, while offering alternative views both of each nation’s past and its way forward...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of our twenty-first-century virus crisis can be discerned, even influenced. The crisis isn't just biological, it is about ideas and how they propagate through, for example, conspiracy theories and inflammatory actions. Viral emotions are integral to what is happening, as attention to both the virus...
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 8 Fragment of blanket 3, “Europe's African pillaging,” enormous ships extracting tons of fish to feed European salmon farms has caused a food crisis in Senegal. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. More
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and the fostering of life, cannot survive an attack by radicals who utilize death as a weapon and turn Western globalization against itself. Secondly, the idea that the September 11 attacks are, conversely, a desperate attempt to escape structural crisis, signaling the prelude of Islamic neofundamentalist violence...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that the university is undergoing a major identity crisis. What many of these analyses fail to recognize is the underlying educational logic at work in higher education—a logic that informs both conservative and progressive analyses of the university. Building on the work of Giorgio Agamben, we present a critical...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to replenish the cognitive, affective, and/or communicative energies strained by the current crisis of social reproduction. © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 music social reproduction historical materialism music streaming In June 2014 the digital streaming service Songza was purchased...
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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 (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the media, and that of the failure of the Left in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The article looks at the rise of “Trumpism” and the new brand of white nationalist and misogynistic culture of the so-called alt-right in its historical context to show how it is consistent with but also distinguished...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Curtis’s recent body of work diagnostically. It argues that, quite apart from any promise of escape or deliverance, the aesthetic form of his work actively inhabits the rhythms and vectors of contemporary media. For Curtis, the media-technological conditions of the twenty-first century provoke a crisis...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between public and private, state and individual interests have become redefined and obscured through new discourse strategies. They conclude that the present financial and regulatory “crisis” cannot be adequately resolved without a new analytic framework for examining the relationships between...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 November 2023
...” políticos geográficos y culturales. Una de las preguntas centrales que plantea este artículo es, cómo crear diversas y heterogéneas estrategias para la sustentabilidad y creación del espíritu colectivo, durante las crisis coyunturales y estructurales del Sur Global, así como también para enfrentar el...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 112–135.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Beryl Pong Abstract While practices of visibility, visuality, and visualization have long impacted migration, recently the drone's-eye view has become part of the iconology and iconography of mobility. With the European “migration crisis” of 2015, varieties of drones were used by states...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... particular attention to the continuing importance of transport infrastructures. The key concerns are with the politics of differential power over—and access to—mobility, in both its actual and virtual modalities. The COVID-19 crisis is argued to have functioned both as a mode of amplification of many...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to subsume a human security crisis into the narrative of an eternal Cold War. The third is transmedial , to acquire new political and cultural perspectives on the pandemic through the zombie cinematic genre, including our documentary film, Project Z : The Final Global Event . A zombie inquiry can help us...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Kevin Robins Abstract This article explores issues covered in Wuhan Diary , a day-by-day account by the Chinese author Fang Fang of her experiences during the height of the pandemic crisis in the city of Wuhan during the early months of 2020. It seeks to bring out what is distinctive and innovative...