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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 (1 November 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 (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Liam Cole Young, listing is shown to have been “a part of every new media ecology and its corresponding ‘flood’ of information” (14). Young, currently a lecturer in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University, Ottawa, argues that the cultural technique of listing is ancient and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 shift in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 Editorial...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (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 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... are strong indications of a 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...
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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 July 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 (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 2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... ensemble of texts, architecture, practical techniques, regulations, administrative forms, etc. The work of Latour and others has now pushed on this notion of the dispositif as an assemblage of heterogeneous elements in ways that open up cultural institutions to more specific and concretely focused forms...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... understand the current technological application culture. An earlier version was available much earlier online and is now published in printed form in Bloomsbury’s International Texts in Critical Media Aesthetics series. As a nod toward material and media history, the book borrows its name from the famous...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... abstract painting by deeply pessimistic left anarchists such as Mark Rothko. Utopian globalism melded in the later 1950s with a range of New Left social and political formations in Europe and the United States — in a Cold War atomic apocalyptic culture within which holding out for transformative social...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and opposed to the restrictions of communicative capitalism. Taking the cultural battle between Universal Pictures’ Minions and Pepe the Frog as their primary example, the authors argue that some forms of graphical representation and display produce an anticapitalist concept of rarity when they...