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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
... community and bringing that about by deceit and deception; and inducing a detainee to betray his or her convictions and his or her community by the deliberate destruction of the detainee’s identity and sanity. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 physical torture psychological torture...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , because I want to show how phallic power implies its own collapse and contains the seeds of its own destruction. By contrast, the female term luxuria suggests that opposition to phallic power emerges from somewhere else, the feminine, and that male austerity, rationality, and reason are somehow self...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... be completed). But Metabolism was also part of the rebuilding of Japanese identity after 1945 and the firebombing that erased large parts of most Japanese cities, not just Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Metabolists brought progressive values to the project and emphasized a need for public-sector initiatives...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and the horror of contemporary media culture. Finally, the article reflects on Virilio’s work on technodesertification and disappearance and Stiegler’s theory of the destruction of the delay of desire in the immediacy of drive through attention capture to show how screen culture annihilates the thickness...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... charged attachment to its expression of identity. Turbo-folk thus provides a broader framework for thinking through the changing meaning of cultural nationalism as a symbol of resistance to globalization. The ability of turbo-folk to shift from a performance of nationalism to transnational anti...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... was convulsed by sectarian clashes following the destruction of a sixteenth-century mosque by Hindu nationalists. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Vivan Sundaram boat-works installation art contemporary Indian art Hindu nationalism liberalization globalization memorialization, mourning...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and mass destruction, the city, for Virilio at that time, has already been the site of ruins. The city is the spectral space, its physical architecture a reminder of how we cannot (yet) sublate our corporeal bodies in adequation to our digital, real-time, tele-technological condition. And just as we...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . “ Cultural Criminology and Primitive Accumulation: A Formal Introduction for Two Strangers Who Should Really Become More Intimate .” Crime, Media, Culture 3 , no. 1 : 82 – 90 Hall Steve , Simon Winlow , and Craig Ancrum . 2008 . Criminal Identities and Consumer Culture: Crime...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of identity, ownership, interest, and mastery; double-voiced stories of mutual recognition, sub-versions, and alternative realities; and triangulated stories of polyvocal, interactive, risk-taking experimentalism; (3) processual narratives of structural transformation: political economies (agrarian...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... under global capitalism, which to many are already familiar. However, Rofel argues that far from adopting a prepackaged set of neoliberal practices and cosmopolitan identities, China is engaged in an uncharted and experimental search for a post-Maoist narrative of national coherence. Examining...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... it fostered a self-critical rhetoric in the West; and the way it was responsible for paradoxical effects, including the birth of a rebellious youth culture in America, and even (via the “new liberalism”) the rise of identity politics in the 1970s (see Shannon 2000 ; Hendershot 2003 ; Medovoi 2005...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the contested culture-driven politics of identity. On the other hand, they grapple with the economic realities of a globalized world and the ways in which economic wedges are driven between people on cultural lines. Studied together, the discourses of immigration and GM reveal how boundaries are created...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... by statistical models of risk first developed to manage the balance of bad debts against disciplined repayments. But Théorie Communiste (2011) is wrong to argue that the working class is no longer working and therefore has no identity, no economic purpose, and thus no politics. The old working class has become...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Wars of Liberation, respectively, the plays by Schiller and Kleist engage in the discursive construction of an emphatic sense of heimat (home), either by way of creating the new sentiment of homesickness (originally called nostalgia ) or by advocating the complete destruction of the very home territory...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... their homes (see, for example, Grinberg 2006 .). An activist of a lobby group spoke to me of “mass demolition,” offering an original mutation of the term “weapons of mass destruction.” However, in the village itself no signs of ordinary daily life were seen. The cars were parked in an open field...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... crossover success ( Hill 1996 ; Biskind 1998 ; Pascoe 2002 ). The film combines the familiar stock characteristics of many such movies, including a disaffected protagonist, automotive destruction, drug taking, hippies, bigoted police officers and small-town thugs, a tone of inchoate profundity, desert...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 284–287.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and social sciences, because he was one of the final representatives of this tradition steeped in European history and the horror of utopian projects gone awry. These projects based in naive idealism, the belief in objective truths, and the fantasy of the transparency and self-identity of facts...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... with apparent impunity. This illustrates the idea that “eating continually interweaves individual needs, desires and aspirations within global economies of identities” ( Probyn 2000 : 13). Far from being an exclusively foreign phenomenon, the fat American circulates within the United States as well, where...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... In doing so, I have attempted to suggest that his work goes too quickly over what puts a break on the destructive side to capitalism. The future political project of democracy is, without doubt, to embed capitalism at the world level. And democratic freedom means that one must renounce gratifying one's...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... The bombsite–demolition site as an accidental or purposeful playground for children added to the vacillating meanings of these ruined landscapes, as they signaled both the destructive power of modern industrial violence and the resilient and resourceful power of children and play to reconstitute and repair...