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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Kevin Robins This article is concerned with cultural policy for diversity in contemporary European societies. What it argues for is the need now to move beyond the national frame within which diversity policy has been hitherto conceived. A key development comes from the global migrations that have...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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, the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... culture urban regeneration Roma cultural diversity How tell what remains. But it's the end.  Or have I been dreaming, am I dreaming? Samuel Beckett (1967: 43) The following discussion offers some reflections on the bitter fate of Sulukule, a long-established Roma quarter situated in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., by definition, singular occurrences. “Comparative insight then stems from the ability to make sense of the singularities of each system, rather than from the capacity either to slot them into pre-determined boxes or to place them on a continuum.” (p. 63). In other words, cultural diversity can not be...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... black female filmmaker’s comments about the importance of taking seriously racial diversity in film. Damon argued that diversity only matters (if at all) when it comes to on-screen representation rather than in terms of who produces culture, which—he claimed—is, and should be, determined solely by...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... culture does not mean that its considerable diversity can be ignored. A cursory glance through the prime-time television schedules, for instance, reveals how one might choose between shows featuring celebrity hosts and guests, contest-based reality television shows that participate in the construction of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... goal was to bridge the gap by training Kulturingenieure , or “culture engineers” (a now rarely used term that has acquired a faint Stalinist whiff) able to master and integrate these diverse skills. Various distinct practices, then, are lumped together in a new postsecondary discipline. Evidently...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... briefly in this article, mainly in order to register that Cultural Studies is much more diverse than the tradition of “British” Cultural Studies, which is the principal focus of attention here. Over its formative years, this tradition proceeded through the nodal work of the Birmingham Centre for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... positive and constructive text that lifts the lid on the myth of bicultural harmony between Māori and Pākehā (the descendants of European colonizers) and as a dangerous text that reiterates negative stereotypes about Māori, as a cultural event Once Were Warriors reveals a postcolonial milieu where...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., though, I had come to accept the basic condition of the new-left cultural studies turn, the Maoism which allowed it to position the student as an autonomous agent rather than as a “disciple” marked by lacks and potentials – not least because our student body was becoming more diverse. The student I...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
... cultural politics of queuing tape are analyzed and discussed. Dorian Wisniewski first inspired me think about queuing tape as an architectural phenomenon in a few sentences in his doctoral thesis: “Architecture and Unavowable Community: Architecture of Breach and Resistance” (University of Edinburgh...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... history, there have been diverse groups and cultures, informed by religious and moral dictates, who have reflected deeply on the relationship between eating and human-animal being in the world. These concerns, however, are now becoming mainstream. For middle-class populations of the Western world, and for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... that under the auspices of a diverse group of extremists, including political, religious, and market fundamentalists, political and educational culture is being transformed into the discourse of privatization, consumerism, market-based choice, the spectacle of celebrity and the revived ethics of social...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Mike Gane Neoliberalism involves significant state interventions in the economic, social, and cultural spheres—but not in the way embraced by classic liberals and socialists (external planning and administration); neoliberalism instead bases its legitimation on the myth that institutions that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... mobilizes and manipulates risk to cultivate profit and power and to transform the social and cultural politics within its orbit. Walmart emblematizes and advances capitalist securitization and offers a “risk-free” consumer space as a refuge in an uncertain world, yet it ultimately contributes to a world of...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... durability of the character and the story of Batman. Generations of kids – and increasingly adults – have enjoyed Batman, and the characters and their stories resonate with meanings that comprise part of a broad and diverse and changing popular cultural milieu. This analysis might be true (or appear as true...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... current critical discussions of luxury and inequality. Since the 1990s, anthropology has seen a boom in consumption and material culture studies coterminous with the rise of identity politics and its celebration of diversity. In anthropological theory, as well, linking consumption to identity has stolen...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... cause of participatory culture” ( 2009 : 125). In particular, I argue, Shamberg's concerns for media diversity and personal and grassroots control contain important lessons for how we understand YouTube and other emerging “beasts” of the digital media era. While YouTube fulfills many of the video...