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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
...G. Roger Denson Susanne Slavick's Out of Rubble is an exhibition in a book that boldly epitomizes the new, globally nomadic curation of art representative of current concerns of the world's vital cultures, both ancient and modern. Although the motif of rubble is chosen by Slavick to index the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...John Beck; Ryan Bishop In North America, there are over one hundred programs and labs committed to collaborative experimentation in art and technology. This article examines the current prominence of art and technology labs in the context of the resurgence of collaborative practice in the arts, not...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Daniel Vukovich This essay addresses the “demand for humanism, with a nod toward Asia” within current theory and global intellectual political culture. I argue that using humanism as a way to understand China (a habit inside and especially outside the PRC) keeps us within the orientalist tradition...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Phil Graham; Michael Dezuanni; Andy Arthurs; Greg Hearn In this essay we argue that a Deweyan experience economy will best support the higher education (HE) sector in the future, and we draw a contrast between that economy and the sector’s current focus on informational concerns, as expressed by...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Benjamin's work. In this respect I seek to follow Žižek's own strategy of philosophical buggery to redeem the profane materialism, or real, of Benjamin's thought from those who would seek to relate his work to current liberal theories of delay and deferral. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Slavoj...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... investigates personalized postcolonial identity through reference to colonialism, geographies, histories, political positions, and cultural affiliations. Artwork is used as a space within which to interrogate personal and collective relationships to South African British colonial history and its current...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 November 2007
... points of the interview are Sloterdijk’s core cultural conception of Nietzschean-inflected thought and his own Sphere Theory, his ideas on immunization, notions of ecology, “anthropotechnics,” and the question of Being. As these central themes of Sloterdijk’s current work and the title of this interview...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jonathan Bach This essay concerns paranoia's apocalyptic implications when harnessed by the state. It argues that current characterizations of paranoia as either resistance to globalization or a lay critique of Enlightenment ideals do not obviate paranoia's destructive dynamics in the service of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ranging from 1975 to 2007, shortly also to be published in English by Seagull. It is the second of two articles Gorz published in 2007, both of which bear the imprint of theoretical currents that he felt in later years to be convergent with his own: namely, the work of Moishe Postone (particularly in his...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Matthias Pauwels This article engages with the theoretical challenges posed by what it polemically calls the philistine tendencies of current decolonization struggles in South Africa, spearheaded by students at tertiary institutions of learning since autumn 2015. This refers to the employment of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Jodi Dean What is the political impact of networked communications technologies? I argue that as communicative capitalism they are profoundly depoliticizing. The argument, first, conceptualizes the current political-economic formation as one of communicative capitalism. It then moves to emphasize...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... bring into focus the traditional alliance between the luxury trades and new technology, the article will then explore the cultural, economic, and aesthetic similarities between the current “gilded age” of luxury consumption and the art nouveau designers and clientele of the belle epoque and ask whether...
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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 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... explore the phantasmatic kernel of the war on terror. The article also considers how the global image sphere has become the site for a conflict between competing fantasies, and aims to show how certain examples of countermimesis might be used to break the hold of the fantasies that currently coordinate...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... heritage business has become increasingly interested in exploiting public curiosity towards the remains of recent conflict. This article positions current work about bunkers within the context of postwar debates surrounding modernist aesthetics – minimalism in art, brutalism in architecture – and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ryan Bishop Remote sensing using nanosensors continue a long trajectory of multisensory teletechnologies devised by the military for surveillance and weapons verification at a distance. These remote-sensing systems form the basis of current military and corporate plans to monitor all elements of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... inheritance. The article proposes a critical reading of these traditions that would be sensitive to the political and biological implications of the paradoxical structures of immunity in the current climate of global biopolitics. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 biology epiphylogenesis immunity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the shops. This speaks loudly of the current condition of subjectivity in a postpolitical era dominated by neoliberalism and liberal postmodernism. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 urban riots consumer culture postpolitics libidinal drive subjectivity In August 2011 “riots” erupted...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of differentiating between feminist and antifeminist themes amid the implosive forces of a virtualized significatory and political economy. To map what a feminist-Baudrillardian approach to postfeminist media images might look like, this essay engages with current feminist theorizing about the...