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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Maria Alina Asavei Art and Politics under Modern Dictatorships: A Comparison of Chile and Romania , by Preda Caterina , Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 , 319 pages, $139 (hardcover), ISBN 978-3-319-57269-7 , $109 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-319-57270-3 © 2019 Duke...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... have chosen three points of entry into this exploration, discussed in three sections: first, the debates around the future of the building Escuela de Mechanica de la Armada (ESMA) in Buenos Aires, which was used as a clandestine detention and extermination center during the dictatorship (1976–83...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship , by Barr-Melej Patrick , Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 , 362 pages, $85.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-4696-3256-8 , $34.95 (paperback), 978-1-4696-3257-5 © 2018 Duke...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... have chosen had he deigned to elaborate on his floral preferences. This is what Ian Kershaw, recycling a phrase by a Prussian state secretary, has labeled “Working toward the Führer” (1998: 527–89). The Third Reich was not a streamlined, top-down dictatorship whose goose-stepping population was made up...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... dawning twenty-first century and when the globalisation of public opinion has recently taken an unexpected form, turning into a kind of DIRECT DEMOCRACY that is TRANSNATIONAL and, more to the point, TRANSPOLITICAL – just as fearsome for nation states as any dictatorship, whether of the markets or of some...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... reality: electoral and Leninist parties, democratic centralism and representative democracy, dictatorship of the proletariat or reforming the corporate state, national liberation against American exceptionalism, injustice in the name of justice, killing for peace. I was against parties, the facade of...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... patronage of the dictator Gerardo Machado y Morales, in power 1925–33. The public works of the machadato (Machado’s dictatorship) echoed the visual regimes of the colonial period and Cuba’s history of the plantation. Those works projected forward, too, earning a new life under Fulgencio Batista and the...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... magnum opus Time, Labor and Social Domination ) and the value criticism of Robert Kurz, whose writings – particularly Das Weltkapital (2005) – Gorz was eager to see translated into French. And yet “the dictatorship over needs” is losing its power. Despite the explosion of expenditure on marketing and...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., had a weighty impact on his political development and subsequent ambitions. He became a staunch member of Fidel Castro's guerrilla movement and actively participated in the rebel army's fight against the military forces of the Batista dictatorship. After developing into a prominent theorist and...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... mention the way in which political and military catastrophes contributed to the removal of traditional elites. Felix Britannia has yet to reap the egalitarian effects of dictatorships and lost wars. More importantly, Kittlerian media theory strongly resisted the conventional—if not Pavlovian...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... are “overheated, oversuspicious, overaggressive, grandiose, and apocalyptic in expression” (1965: 4). These characteristics can also apply to those in power: in dictatorships the world over, from Stalin's purges to Kim Jong Il's persecution complex, paranoid fantasies also form a constant marker of...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... iconography of Greece. This is evident not just in the works discussed herein ( History Zero and The Lost Monument ) but also in examples such as Remake (2007), which painstakingly recreates news television from the period of the Greek dictatorship, and I Rebel Therefore We Exist (2012), an installation...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ethnic groups, with deep religious divisions, and beset by civil war for more than thirty years. Iraq was held together by Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship but, in the throes of the massive US-led invasion and occupation, may or may not now be on the verge of disintegrating into different parts, controlled...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
... reconstruct ourselves in the processes of life. When we know something or someone, we clearly enter into relation with something external to our individuality. But, just as not all relations are interesting and worthy of deep exploration, so not all links are equal. The dictatorship of the zero-cost link...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... In 2011, the North African Arab uprisings, European movements against global capital, and the Occupy movement used new media, social networking, and media spectacle to promote democratic agendas and to criticize global capitalism and totalitarian dictatorships in the Middle East. As I describe in...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... triumphant “dictatorship of the suburbs and suburban values.” More importantly, Sinclair provides a succinct yet illuminating précis of Keiller’s inspiration: “He was interested in the exploration of architectural space . . . Surrealist texts, Czech modernist poetry, the implications of psychogeography” (299...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... racist, apartheid dictatorship enforced by military and paramilitary alike. As Harry Haywood (1978) , another Black communist, writes about his time visiting with Hudson in Birmingham, “racism was all-pervasive and blatant. One could feel it in the atmosphere. Birmingham was a mean town, a place where...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... experienced broadcast and print media, schooling, and other institutions that presented the Cold War as a battle between Good and Evil, with the United States representing democracy and freedom, and the Soviet Union representing authoritarianism, communism, dictatorship, and collectivism. In particular...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... still impossible for pluralism to exist in the area of politics, due to the one-party dictatorship, there exists a limited and unstable pluralism in the fields of economy, society, and culture. And whilst the leading ideology is still alive officially, as a part of the social reality, belief in it is...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... aspire to rule a country as if it were a corporation, some to lifetime dictatorship, some to both. While they act like despots, none of them perceive themselves as such. How did we come to this point? And what is wrong with the despotic imperative? Insofar as history is a theater, in which virtual...