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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
... 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 historical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., 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 reduced to a number...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... celebrity, personality driven lifestyle programming, sports shows featuring star athletes and commentators, and even political shows with celebrity journalists. All of this is indicative not just of the pervasiveness of modern celebrity culture but also its diversity and breadth. The various kinds of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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, this particular instantiation of Kulturtechnik...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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 Contemporary...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... 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 representations of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Simon During This essay is a contribution to the debate around cultural studies’ relation to disciplinarity. It makes the case that that debate has failed fully to take into account global shifts in university management which have meant that the health and reproduction of disciplines is no longer...
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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. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 space architecture queuing systems cultural studies material culture The queue presents a powerful image of democratic fairness, despite the immediate frustrations of people who wait there. It seems to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 an increasingly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... practiced in Washington DC are no longer about democracy, the public good, public participation, or critical citizenship. What needs to be recognized is that under the auspices of a diverse group of extremists, including political, religious, and market fundamentalists, political and educational culture is...
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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 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 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 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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, or at least plausible...
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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
... 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 activist's hopes for a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Philipp Von Hilgers The “black box” has become a common term for diverse kinds of opacities of modern society often at odds with values of enlightenment and transparency. Investigating the history of the black box one discovers that at a time when cybernetics was seen as the leading science, an...