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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Hollywood spy action genre as political texts having a direct connection and resonance with the Cold War culture in Britain and the United States. Indeed, film and television series like James Bond, The Six Million Dollar Man , and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. , have been dissected, analyzed, and critiqued for...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... texts Neither a cultural philosophy nor a political theory, the concept of cultural politics emerged, as we conceive it, largely in the 1980s, a time when it was often argued that the study of culture and the academic discipline of cultural studies were unavoidably political because of questions of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 372–394.
Published: 01 November 2018
... one knows where to look. That feature is the comment: natural-language text within a computer program that is written exclusively for human readers of the program and is separated from executable code, though it stands alongside it. At their most interesting, in patterns of use to which a managerial...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... what extent could it be applied just as well to the study of high culture in which struggles for power are not any less active and intense than they are in popular culture? TB: Yes, I think you are right. An analysis of the institutions, texts, and practices of official or high culture is...
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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 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... cultural texts. Theories of reading, subject positioning, and so forth were incorporated into cultural research at Birmingham. All this contributed to the CCCS's shared interest in the moment of consumption as the cardinal moment for cultural analysis, the most distinctive feature of this whole school of...
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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 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
... literary subjectivity capable of bringing its critical sensibility to bear on the wide range of texts and experiences produced within contemporary culture, and to carry out research (a word which F.R. Leavis, for instance, resisted) on relations between cultural institutions and everyday life. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in spite of the ubiquity of celebrity texts, stars themselves usually remain inaccessible, available for consumption only through managed media performances or fame rituals such as book signings and orchestrated public appearances. Before we examine the nature of contemporary celebrity culture...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... fruition, an affective oceanic habitus needs to be mobilized. Drawing on cultural references to the entanglement of humans and oceans, this article attempts to model what such affective habitus might entail. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 more-than-human oceanic affective habitus practices of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... most diverse texts. In short, cultural techniques include what Marcel Mauss termed techniques du corps . Indeed, Mauss’s famous 1934 lecture on body techniques is indispensable for the understanding of cultural techniques (see Schüttpelz 2010 ). After briefly addressing swimming, marching, and trench...
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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 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 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
... model for conservatives in other countries to emulate. This hullabaloo took the initial form of controversy about which literary texts were being taught in schools and universities. But it quickly spread to almost every corner of social and cultural life, fueling high-profile debates about the politics...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Ann Brooks; Lionel Wee In this article, we identify two models of consumer culture: the more familiar appeasement model where the “customer is king,” as well as a less established and recently emergent achievement model where the consumer’s efforts in consummating the act of consumption are lauded...
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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...
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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 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... engage with the problematics of identity politics missing from the STD texts. How the cultural and the medical literature parallel and differentiate themselves is a central aspect of this contrast. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Sexually Transmitted Diseases popular culture (novels) HIV...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., Merril’s protagonist, as liberated by her experiences, it argues that the text shows how she remains compromised by the domestic culture that has produced her. Indeed, the scenario of atomic attack is a device that exposes the effects of prevailing domestic ideologies and their origins in the geopolitics...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2017
... similar shapes and figures in order to provide subversive communicative possibilities. In fact, when we do so with this example, we see how Internet language functions without necessary text, revealing the subversive power of its graphical elements as it communicates a common cultural ethos...