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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
... displacement of class struggle in cinema. Class struggle, according to Žižek, represents the social Real, in the Lacanian sense. By focusing on the Lacanian Real, as opposed to the Imaginary or the Symbolic, Žižek accomplishes what early film theorists were only too eager (but unable) to develop...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Jodi Dean This article draws from Slavoj Žižek’s approach to ideology to theorize neoliberalism as an ideological formation. I focus on neoliberalism’s fantasy of free trade and on its displacement of symbolic identities by imaginary ones. The fantasy of free trade organizes enjoyment through...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sjoerd Van Tuinen This essay serves as an introduction both to this special issue and to the works of Peter Sloterdijk. It starts out from the opposition between the critical and the affirmative projects in modern philosophy. It is my intent to demonstrate how Sloterdijk displaces this opposition...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Maxwell Woods Recent criticisms of regionalization and urbanization in the Anthropocene have argued that actors are increasingly producing uninhabitable spaces, in which oppressed and marginalized groups are either left to die or forced into a rootless existence of constant displacement. Through...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... vertical escape from the surface of the planet a matter worthy of serious consideration among engineers, planners, military strategists, and countercultural futurologists. The shift in the conception of utopia, from the lateral displacements typical of its classical formations to the vertical modes...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... , eds. 2015 . Global Gentrifications: Uneven Development and Displacement . Bristol, UK : Policy . Lees Loretta Shin Hyuan Bang Ernesto Lopez-Morales 2016 . Planetary Gentrification . Bristol, UK : Polity . Lees Loretta Slater Tom Wyly Elvin , eds. 2010...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of our involvement ultimately empowers those it is supposed to resist. Struggles on the Net reiterate struggles in real life, but insofar as they reiterate these struggles, they displace them. And this displacement, in turn, secures and protects the space of “official” politics. This suggests another...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 418–429.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of abating since the first skirmish in 1927, my paternal grandmother fled her hometown in 1930 by undertaking an arduous journey to seek safer shelter elsewhere. Growing up under the ominous cloud of a far away war, the displaced and separated family adapted to a new life. Father eventually made his way...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... panel shows me/her seated in the African veld . 5 Bereft of “civilizing” accessories (gloves, shoes), staring into the golden sunset, I/she appears “displaced” in this landscape. The aloe has matured, now comprising a full crown of leaves and roots, which appear to sprout from my/her wrist...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and disappeared with that time, despite the fact that its cultural logic permeates every aspect of today's sociability in Serbia and the Balkans. Turbo-folk is thus better understood in line with Jodi Dean's rearticulation of the vanishing mediator as a “displaced mediator”: “a mediator whose functioning...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of rupture, discovery and survival ( Kapoor 2000a , 2000b , 2000c , 2000d). As an archetypal form – a refuge from physical displacement but also its vehicle – the boat appears as a favored trope for a dislocated present. Damaged or incomplete, the structures themselves appear as survivors of an unnamed...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... plays on the politics of fear, protecting and securing an imagined nation at home from dangerous threats elsewhere ( Razack 1999 ; Sudbury 2005 ). People displaced internationally can be placed into two categories grouped broadly by location. The first encompasses those who leave home and relocate...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... failed. Furthermore, bodies bear the burden of extinction in unequal ways, with female orangutans perpetually at risk of being sent to a captive breeding program and indigenous laborers, themselves displaced by the palm oil industry, deforestation, and land privatization campaigns, bearing most...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or statements or practices, but spectres, displacements, disjointed times, submerged events and multiple temporalities” (18). Her writing is, as always, consistently clear and lucid, but these complex entanglements often render the work surprisingly involute—this is certainly not an introductory text...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in displacing the less fortunate? Could the benefits of luxury be more widely shared? What can be done to steer luxury investment toward better public aims? Together these encapsulate the approach found in critical luxury studies, an emerging interdisciplinary field devoted to studying the multifarious impacts...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Lovelock's Gaia theory (Bruce Clarke) all provide opportunities to displace the hegemonic rationalities that compose the Anthropocene imaginary, posing alternative modes of world building, interrelation, and phenomenological reflection. T. J. Demos's critical engagement with a Forensic Architecture video...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... other, an acknowledgement of the social contract where each person yields graciously to the others who were before them”—is degraded from a formation based on regard for others to a practice of randomly ordered displacement of others, whose time one has designated as an input into their luxury...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
...; but rather than address the core problem, that is, the relations of exploitation in capitalism, for instance, it displaces this problem onto a false problem (2008: 304). Usually, for right-wing populism, this means blaming some kind of false image of an enemy or intruder who disrupted the system from...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... there are many, deploys prefixes and capitals as discrete units of spatiotemporality. Susan Sontag (1977 , 2004 ) has referred to this process as the “freeze-framing” of historical displacement. Topography captures the reduction of time, space, and thought into abstract capitalizations that designate...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
... conditions of possibility. We will not speculate on how long capitalism will endure, or what new modes of crisis displacement it may enact, and at what cost. What interests us are the disorienting spatiotemporal conditions it intensifies. Hypermodern capitalism, as it is emerging out of the collapse...