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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... findings underline the significance of representations of the new super- rich as devices through which the media accomplish the global circulation of an upper- middle- class repertoire of cultural capital, which is used both to police shifting class boundaries and to establish a legitimate preserve for...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Huimin Jin Being deeply engaged with and therefore a leading figure of cultural studies, British and Australian, Tony Bennett, by focusing upon its key concepts – (culture as) a whole way of life, hegemony, cultural capital, and governmentality , etc. – shows how cultural studies was shaped and...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... trajectory in the work of his followers. There is a discernible homology and, indeed, to an extent, a convergence between consumerist Cultural Studies and the neoliberal ideology of consumer sovereignty, named here as “cool capitalism.” The genealogy of “cool” is traced and its incorporation into capitalism...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... problematization of the conventional spectrum of left and right political positions. Referring to the work of Marx, Max Weber, Michel Foucault, and Gilbert Simondon, Stiegler characterizes his account of cultural capitalism in relation to his critique of the philosophy of technology. He talks about how his more...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... skills that make up the culture of everyday life and are the preconditions for the existence of a society. Whether the exit from capitalism assumes a civilized or barbarous form depends on the way this struggle turns out. That exit necessarily implies that we free ourselves from the grip capital has...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... escape the rigors of the market and competition induce a new serfdom. This article examines, through the writings of Jean Baudrillard on the cultural logics of neoliberalism as implosion, transpoliticization, and catastrophe, the thesis that neoliberalism marks not the high point of capitalism but the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Paul Stacey This article examines two different approaches to the political significance of networked technologies like the Internet. It considers Richard Kahn and Douglas Kellner’s “critical/reconstructive” methodology and Jodi Dean’s account of “communicative capitalism,” and shows how the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... have been reformatted in terms of market and spectacle. Bluntly put, the standards of a finance- and consumption-driven entertainment culture set the very terms of democratic governance today. Changing the system – organizing against and challenging communicative capitalism – seems to require...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...) as a site for attending to that authority. The author argues that these developments in public culture can be linked to changes to the media environment since the end of the Cold War, which include but are not limited to widespread digital uptake. The article engages work investigating prospects for...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Robert Hassan This article argues that “evolution” in the production of mass cultural forms has become stalled in our postmodern, networked, and neoliberalized society. Popular cultural forms have historically developed and evolved in dialectical relationship with capitalism. This produced forms...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
.../technical/affective production” (43), such as the creation and maintenance of online social networks and the circulation of digital cultural content. This “free labor,” as a heterogeneous ensemble of value-creating activities, is “a desire of labor immanent to late capitalism, and late capitalism is the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to be preserved under any alternative to the current manifestation of global capitalism. Finally, Robotham concludes in Chapter 9 by underlining the argument that contemporary cultural and social theorists should incorporate economics into their work by considering not just the “noisy sphere” of the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... borderlands of theory and practice. In this issue, for example, contributors deliberate and discuss imaginative and contemporary conceptions of cultural politics that range over Maoism and war, terrorism, the anthropology of witnessing, communicative capitalism, the Internet and oppositional politics, Hardt...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... neoliberal capitalism. The argument at the center of this book is that meritocracy has become “a key means of cultural legitimation” (2); operating as an alibi for growing inequalities and injustices through the vigorous assertion that those who are at the top deserve to be there. As Littler writes...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
...; and to the degree that it disengages itself from the business of disseminating cultural capital and of reproducing conventional, hierarchized social ranks. Yet, for it knowledge is not itself professionalized or disciplined. The scholar-teacher is not himself noticed as a professional in the...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., precariousness, and fear, while at the same time promising to ameliorate these ills. Despite its size and influence, there have been relatively few cultural critiques of Walmart. In his analyses of the firm as the “template” of twenty-first-century capitalism, Nelson Lichtenstein (2006a , 2010 ) does an...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... super-rich economic and cultural, political, and leisured elites of contemporary global capitalism ( Freeland 2013 ; Hay 2013 ; Sombart 1967 ; Veblen  2009 ) but those material and symbolic luxury products encountered in all layers and branches of culture. In “Gold,” the American...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tao Dongfeng This essay provides an introduction to the ways in which Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman has been applied to Chinese cultural studies, and especially to media studies. It argues that the emerging phenomenon of “amusing ourselves to death” in China is fundamentally different...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . London : Routledge . Featherstone Mike . 2014 . “ Luxury, Consumer Culture, and Sumptuary Dynamics .” Luxury 1 ( 1 ): 47 – 70 . Feher Michel . 2009 . “ Self-Appreciation; or, the Aspirations of Human Capital .” Public Culture 21 ( 1 ): 21 – 41 . Foucault Michel...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Philip Drake; Andy Miah © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Celebrities are a ubiquitous aspect of contemporary Western culture. Although the phenomenon of celebrity itself predates the twentieth century, the rise of the modern mass media – popular newspapers, cinema, radio, and television...