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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 250–258.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of impending doom, which as regards attendance at religious services placed them in the unjust, if not soul-wrenching predicament of having to calibrate torments to be endured no matter what. Among the congregants themselves, 63.6 percent actually felt closer to the Almighty while driving; for manual drivers...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
... are legitimately allowed to memorialize their losses in public landscapes and others are not, and where anonymous drivers who drive by are supposed to feel a certain way about it all. Such a complex constellation of territorialized affect has significant consequences for understanding the politics of affect...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 376–383.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that is spearheaded, not coincidentally, by a former press relations officer of the HAFRABA, erases all foreign traces. 2 This official version is quickly told. In that unimaginable past when only general staffs and major corporations owned fleets of vehicles, certain high-ranking drivers were upset...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
... produce a counter police-action through which social order is also restored. A more overtly political case is Martin Scorsese's 1970s' classic Taxi Driver , in which Travis Bickle returns from the trauma of the war in Vietnam able to see the intolerable character of social relations that permeate...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... & Schuster . Cohan S. Hark. I.R. (eds). 1997 . The Road Movie Book . New York : Routledge . Corrigan T. 1991 . A Cinema Without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press . Dant T. 2004 . “ The Driver-car .” Theory, Culture...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
...—the rise of Prussia as a war-bound discourse nation and the fall of the Third Reich as a war-bound vortex of technological dynamics—reveals in particular clarity the underlying drivers that shape the construction and destruction of nations. The latter is key to Kittler’s view of Nazi Germany: nations...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2018
... space. However, McQuire has less of a specific focus on mobile media and draws on different theoretical tools. An important driver in the text is the concept of geomedia, which is developed as a less- or nonbinary way to think about relations between media and face-to-face communication. As McQuire puts...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... They are also a driver of evolutionary change. Viruses help spread genes between bacteria and vertebras, for example (Villarreal 2004 ). In themselves, viruses are not good or evil. A virus can be a control or a catalyst or a vector for another virus. Sometimes viruses are best for controlling viruses...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
....” The scarcity on the art market of old masters’ works, for example, has been an important driver feeding the interest and investments of the super-rich in contemporary art. Indeed, super-rich art collectors and global galleries, such as Larry Gagosian’s fourteen gallery spaces, in the super-rich enclaves of New...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
... should call a subbotnik [in the Soviet Union, a volunteer workday falling on a Saturday], so that workers and peasants can fix the problem.” Stalin says, “We should execute the driver as a wrecker.” But the train doesn't start moving. Khrushchev then suggests, “Let's take the rails behind the train...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and collectors of contemporary Indian art has been funded on the back of neoliberalism, in the form of India's economic liberalization. These interconnected dynamics of political change and economic drivers have also helped support the international presence of contemporary Indian art, and it can be seen...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to make a ninety-degree turn to land on the Earth 2 seemed like a gentle illusion, now it becomes much more realistic: every car driver knows that to have any chance of making a sudden turn of the wheel to get out of trouble (without heading into the landscape), it is better to have slowed down a bit...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... for heart failure and placed in a general ward. He died within a week. By then, “he had infected two taxi-drivers as well as three co-workers at the wholesale centre, and two family members, three healthcare workers, four fellow patients and a visitor to the ward” ( Chua 2004: 60 ). The infection...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
...). This has been one of the drivers for the new economic elite to distance themselves from the ostentatious lifestyles they used to indulge in and to identify more with cultural symbols ( Schimpfössl 2014 ). Such attitudes reverberate in the interviewees’ calling—to enlighten the people. Some of my...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in a discussion of Beat literature is further illustrated by his comment, “Let's make no mistake: whether it's the drop-outs, the beat generation, automobile drivers…the military-industrial democracies have made every social category, without distinction, into unknown soldiers of the order of speeds —speeds...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the harshest exclusions of the regime, Black feminine excellence and beauty were celebrated on the covers of magazines like Drum and Bona , which spearheaded the cultural tropes of the pinup and beauty queen in Black South African popular culture (Odhiambo 2008 ; Driver 2005 ; Sanger 2009 ). Magazines...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Consequently, CEOs have moved from being key drivers and beneficiaries of neoliberalism to becoming intermediaries for financialization and servants of the super-rich. Second, they have adapted professionally to better service the expectations of wealthy investors and financial institutions. Thus they have...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... state of affairs, this is the effect it actually produces (just as the internal combustion engine is tending to suffocate car drivers, not to mention the fact that these cars are, in the urban setting, becoming slower than two-wheeled vehicles, that they are paralyzing each other and will destroy...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Nannies .” Financial Times , October 1 . China Daily . 2014 . “ Tuhao for Want of a Better Word .” China Daily , September 1 . China Daily . 2015 a. “ An Equestrian Wedding .” China Daily , March 9 . China Daily . 2015 b. “ Drivers of Beijing’s ‘Fast And Furious’ Car Race...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... James's first call-out to examine a suspected roadside bomb, he draws a gun on a taxi driver who tries to race across the cordoned-off street. After a tense stand-off in which James shoots out the windscreen of the car, the driver reverses and is dragged out of his car by soldiers. “Well, if he wasn't...
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