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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in connection with modes of investigating thought, action, and sensation that were integral to Cold War strategy and technology. We argue that duration and the historical closures of the period inevitably fail to capture intrinsic factors of the Cold War that are consistently manifested in discourses as wide...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... Durational factors manifest in issues of health, education, governance, and data. Consumption facilitates the politics of resource and territorial management; technology controls communication and transmission of energy at its base forms into the complexities of every facet of life. Living in a dromoeconomy...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... between 24/7 consumer capitalism and geological durations; climate change and reductions in biodiversity arise from industrial rhythms that are out of alignment with those of the earth, conducting ecosystem engineering at a pace that outstrips many organisms’ abilities to adapt. Following Gregory...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
... this modern limitation of the concept of simultaneity to the coincidence of two instances. According to Bergson, simultaneities as instantaneities are indeed important in that they allow us to measure time, but they are no more than “virtual stops” along our conscious duration. Bergson maintained that another...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
... such fundamental laws of nature as self-preservation” (quoted in McCoy 2008 : 46). The victim is not simply reduced to impotence, helplessness, but to a state of ever-greater dependency on his or her torturer. The kind, intensity, and duration of pain and the moments of relief and respite depend...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the screen because of its revulsion toward the thickness of the thing itself, Stiegler (2010) examines the ways screen culture destroys the mind of the viewer through violent attention capture and the destruction of the duration of desire in the black hole of drive. In this way a discussion of Stiegler’s...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 306–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to accept the challenge they put down before us: “The job of sociology is to see to it that . . . choices are genuinely free, and that they remain so, increasingly so, for the duration of humanity” ( Bauman 2000 : 216). The sociology we choose is also the world we choose. The sociology we choose is also our...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 190–201.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and date. Recapturing this moment, there is a slow looking and then a remaking. In the studio, time is both fast and slow. There are procedures, durations. Thought, testing, processing, and action. Nothing happens. There is a void, then speed. Reflecting on the moment at which he realized liberation...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., sometimes dizzying account of Athey’s career edited by Dominic Johnson—Adrian Heathfield’s contribution comes closest to evoking what it is like to attend one of Athey’s legendary “bloodbath” durational performances. Athey’s work entangles complex ideas of death, sex, and transcendence, and is deeply...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... but rather square pulses of fleeting duration, which is the reason radar technology made theories of information and of data signals so necessary. The impulse encounters the V-2, which, following a short delay, acts as an unwitting sender that deflects the signal back to the radar station. Half the transit...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... organizational efforts and contribute to the formation of political solidarities with more duration. Thus, I remain convinced that the strongest argument for the political impact of new technologies proceeds in precisely the opposite direction, that is to say in the direction of post-politics. Even as globally...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... communication where thought and time, democracy and duration, part company. In a network society of control, “the standardization of the public opinion of the industrial era will suddenly give way to the synchronization of a public emotion that is liable to sweep away any representative democracy” ( Virilio...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... back to a real geopolitics, that is, to a material politics whose transmissions and negotiations are not merely calibrated according to the speed of light (p. 104). The world needs ample time to unfold and develop. The United States has lost all sense of measure and duration. Ideas and mentalities...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... are dealing with issues of time scales that are not necessarily authored only by the loose category of humans. Instead, we find ourselves orienting in nonhuman long durations, as Kathryn Yusoff (2013 : 785) points out, arguing for a geological turn in the critical humanities, as well. In short, this emphasis...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 151–162.
Published: 01 July 2014
... every month to discuss the content and route of the tour, which is evaluated in terms of contemporary preoccupations. The duration of the walking tour has recently been cut down due to the increasing age and frailty of visitors. Discussion of Colossus on the tour is reduced to a parting request...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... The humanism of language was of short duration; in our times it subsists artificially in very small human groups with no capacity for constructive expansion. As for religion, it proved adequate to the geographical dimension of empires, covering areas as big as continents, and far larger than the ancient city...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of a fixed duration via the technical precision of an exposure time (1/5000 s, 1/1000 s, 1/125 s, 1/2 s, 1s, and so on). The millisecond exposure captures a process that remains somewhat hidden (though this can be better revealed by the so-called long exposure of several seconds). The photograph activates...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... understands those unified objects which appear to, or in, consciousness in extended duration and whose identity is inseparable from their temporal extension (e.g. a piece of music). Stiegler's reading of Husserlian temporality focuses specifically on the role played by different kinds of memory...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... at the heart of the information age. The final chapter of Technics and Time 2 discusses the phonogram as a recording technology that is the first to exactly duplicate the experience of temporal duration. It conducts a rigorous reading of Husserl's efforts to develop a phenomenology of the perception...