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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Geoffrey Winthrop-Young This article offers an introduction to the German concept of Kulturtechniken (cultural techniques), with a special focus on the term’s multilayered semantic career, as well as on the way old notions of Kultur are at play in the concept. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... modernity that players desire and produce but that is everywhere complicated by the very conditions of its production. Drawing on the work of Bernhard Siegert, Svetlana Boym, Raymond Williams, James C. Scott, and Chandra Mukerji, we consider the block-, grid-, and code-level cultural techniques associated...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... establishing that lists are materially bound up in the cultural production and circulation of commodities, he then examines the administrative power of lists as a technique of governmentality. The epistemological authority of statistics, for example, relies on a certain facticity that Young argues was...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Harald Wydra Culture Troubles: Politics and the Interpretation of Meaning , by Chabal Patrick Daloz Jean-Pascal , London : Hurst & Company , 2006 , 395pp , £14.95 , PB ISBN 1-85065-800-5 © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Proposing no less than an epistemological...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
...John Armitage; Ryan Bishop; Douglas Kellner © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Welcome to the first issue of Cultural Politics, a new international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal, co-edited by the authors of this editorial and assisted in its aims and scope both by an...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... identity in strategic and contingent ways, Martens draws upon cultural studies scholars to explain how “in reality, such an essentialised and uniform [Māori] identity does not exist” (p. 117). With these techniques, it seems as though the more covert intention of Martens's book is to bring cultural studies...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... recent massacres ( Zornick 2013 ). But all of these techniques are pivotal to a broader cultural politics in which Walmart has become the crucible for themes of nationalism, militarism, Christian fundamentalism, consumerism, and a politics of fear and security germane to the War on Terror and the way...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... turning away from high theory toward practical questions of method. It is true that Cultural Studies has been weak on method, that is the development of specialist techniques for actually doing research. It has been much stronger on methodology, the formulation of theoretical principles for framing...
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Cultural Politics (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 (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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... dissensus in a much broader history of cultural politics, race, and gender in Cuba. With the face of a white Cuban aristocrat and a body based on a mixed-race mulata model, the statue activated—and still galvanizes—a range of memories, myths, and meanings related to aesthetic constructs of the nation. Those...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... authoritarianism, the author calls for the primacy of a cultural politics in which learning is linked to social change and pedagogy is embraced as a moral and political practice that takes place in a wide range of cultural sites. As the military becomes more popular in American life, its underlying values...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
...John W. P. Phillips Taking as a starting point the challenge in finding ways of treating autoimmune disorders, this article constructs a hypothetical frame for enquiry that explores the connections between bioscience and, in a different register, the techniques of cultural memory. Putting the...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... being contained in the actual content (i.e., inside digital files)” (152). Software is a technique, but it can be understood as a design-oriented epistemology, as well, a keyhole to the media cultural reality that defines our aesthetic and political parameters. If Software Takes Command would have...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., second, in relation to art understood as a cultural practice. His reference above to “the most modern aesthetic thinking” and the “spiritual idea of form” indicate the conjuncture of 1920s early, and utopian, avant-garde art in which he was writing ( Panofsky [1927] 1997 : 153–54, n. 73). Panofsky then...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leong Yew Little has been written about Asian spy films and their relationship with Cold War cultural studies. While their Anglo-American counterparts could be discursively analyzed for the way they portrayed Western anxieties about communism, constructed own identities as opposed to the alterity...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Clive W. Kronenberg The triumphs and continuity of the Cuban revolution in large measure can be attributed to the close bond that exists between political and cultural practice on the island. Emblematic of Cuban politics, key aspects of Ernesto Che Guevara's revolutionary thought find expression in...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... constructive comments on a previous draft of this article. In short, the aim of this special issue of Cultural Politics is to critically unpack and unfold the cultural politics of the coronavirus. If medicalization represents one, and perhaps the dominant, strain of viral culture, the objective of...