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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
... dynamic that emerges from juxtaposing these temporalities is the disjuncture in speeds 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...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
... duration. Bergson maintained that another, more “natural” kind of simultaneity is that of two “flows,” which precedes the simultaneity of instances. “The theoreticians of relativity never mention any simultaneity but that of two instants. Anterior to that one, however, is another, the idea of which is more...
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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 duration of desire in the black hole of drive. In this way a discussion of Stiegler’s work on technics shows that the tech-no-body is also a destroyed mind that collapses into psychosis, because there is no authority to organize its subjectivity beyond that of the market that commands it to enjoy itself...
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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
... 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. Heathfield’s vivid description of Athey’s Incorruptible Flesh: Dissociative Sparkle (1996...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... is already contained in the beautiful depiction of time and its inverse function as two independent variables, was undertaken by Dennis Gabor during the Second World War. The result of his Theory of Communication was the elegant statement that the product of medium duration and medium frequency bandwidth...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... media identities, rumors, catchphrases, even positions and arguments exemplifies this point. The popularity, the penetration and duration, of a contribution marks its acceptance or success. Thinking about messages in terms of use value and contributions in terms of exchange value sheds light on what...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... : 70). From this perspective, information is not simply mediated by cultural codes; rather it implies the “unfolding of a duration – an active temporality where consequences hardly ever flow linearly from causes” (ibid.: 69). Canadian politicians get elected not just because of what they say, or how...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 cannot be put under the sign of “fair value.” The world is not only liberal; it is territorial...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the accident—both the long durations of the Anthropocene and the events that fail to cater to the immediate perceptual reality and yet remain as real. Hence scale—spatial, temporal, conceptual—is a core issue, one that pertains to questions of the accident in geologies of media culture; media...
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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
... Derrida, Speech and Phenomena and Other Essays on Husserl’s Theory of Signs The photograph, something at once visible and invisible, marks a difference. It appears as a staging of the structure of the trace. 1 It captures differentiated temporality in the illusion of a fixed duration via...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 in the constitution of the temporal...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the mainstream norms of moving image production and reception. Modeled on the form of interface found in digital editing software, Timelines enables a shot by shot analysis of a film, providing the means for the statistical tracking of various characteristics such as image shot attributes (duration, camera angle...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
... it with a conceptual character. “A Film,” writes Bazin ( 1962 : 26; 2005: 30–31, “is always presented as a succession of fragments of imaged reality on a rectangular surface of given proportions, the ordering of images and their duration on the screen determine its ‘sense’ ” (translation modified). 8 From...