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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and outside the body, and explores how bodies labeled “obese” consume their political, economic, and material environments. This approach is termed affective political ecology . The authors’ aim is to draw attention to how the entanglements between the physiological and social aspects of eating tend...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., industrial, and postindustrial), second-order modernization and biopolitical forms of governance from societies of discipline to societies of control or regulation (by codes, flows, distributed feedback, desubjugated knowledges, and capillaries of micropower); ecological feedback systems ; and new grammars...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of these later forms. The essay traces the history of the Raindance Corporation and then considers Shamberg's media-ecological critique of broadcasting and defense of democratized video making, his later attempts at mainstream production, and his contemporary views on the rise of YouTube. It argues...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Verena Andermatt Conley In ecological thinking, the term care is of shifting valence. In philosophical and literary history, care is inflected as worrisome, burdensome, while, at the same time, uplifting and given to life. It has functional virtue in material practices based on what can be called...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 November 2007
... points of the interview are Sloterdijk’s core cultural conception of Nietzschean-inflected thought and his own Sphere Theory, his ideas on immunization, notions of ecology, “anthropotechnics,” and the question of Being. As these central themes of Sloterdijk’s current work and the title of this interview...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... [ Environmentalität ] and that obliges us, as a line of flight, to rethink environmentality as such beyond its restricted actual forms. Accordingly, the key challenge for a general ecology of media and technology is to advance the critique of Environmentalization by developing an analysis of its restricted forms...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... experience, and relationship with me-dia. It analyzes the digital gadget’s role in the reorientation of the broadcast ecology around personalized media worlds and experiences, arguing that its mode of play represents an integration of the life, activities, bodies, and attention of the individual that extends...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jussi Parikka This introduction to the special section on mediated geologies contextualizes the articles that follow within recent discussions concerning cultural politics of the environment, ecological contexts of contemporary media, and debates concerning the Anthropocene. The special section...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 37–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Eva Haifa Giraud Abstract This essay delineates the material and conceptual limitations of two prominent ways of figuring the relationship between humans and harmful beings: narratives of eradication and entanglement. Ecological concern about the legacies of twentieth-century attempts to eradicate...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 48–54.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., and unmitigated exploitation of technical and ecological resources. The challenge is to build a future of public health, wealth, education, and environmental justice. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 COVID-19 coronavirus new normal fatalism imagination Pessimism of the intellect...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Malcolm Miles Ecology and Revolution: Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World Order , by Reitz Charles , New York : Routledge , 2019 , 194 pages, $31.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-138-34187-6 © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Charles Reitz has written two previous...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
...David B. Clarke Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory , By Conley Verena Andermatt , Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2012 , viii+171 pages, $95.00/£65.00 (hardcover) , ISBN: 978-1-8463-1754-5 © 2013 Duke University Press 2013...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... microelectronics and their ecological impacts. Geology and plastic may appear to posit a contradiction. Geology, as the study of the earth and the rocks that compose it, explores a nonhuman world where time is measured in hundreds of millions of years, whereas petrochemical-derived plastics are materials...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 412–414.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... (19) Demos argues that, though images of ecological devastation do manifest human potential to cause ecological catastrophe, there is even greater necessity to put the spotlight on the activities of corporate industries that use Anthropocene narratives as a smokescreen to camouflage...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., governmental procedures lose control. The finitude of media is also the condition of escape, notwithstanding the perpetuity of mediation as the bedrock of ecological life, whether human or nonhuman. As Cubitt writes, “Every element of an ecology mediates every other” (4). And while communication and mediation...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 285–287.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of this “tragic possibility” (149) and, crucially, the dangerous inaction that results from such a fear. Four years after Connolly identified how neoliberalism dangerously aggravates the fragility inherent in self-organizing ecologies in The Fragility of Things (2013), he rejoins the debate with a pluralist...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Hudson . Virilio Paul . 2005 . Negative Horizon: An Essay in Dromoscopy . Translated by Degener Michael . London : Continuum . Virilio Paul . 2009 . Grey Ecology . Translated by Burk Drew . New York : Atropos . Virilio Paul . 2012 . Administration of Fear...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the field of the critical posthumanities introduce qualitative shifts of scale and method, they also raise more urgently than ever the question of relational ethics: How can we rethink our interconnection in the era of the Anthropocene, while rethinking our new ecologies of belonging? The connection...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... scales prevents thinking about colonialism as an isolatable historical event and allows the theoretical space in which to consider decolonization. Parreñas asserts that to decolonize the relationship between humans and nonhumans means to investigate our entrenched presumptions about life and ecology...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
...,” “Ecologies,” and “Drift,” the book presents itself as an exhibition that, as Anselm Franke suggests, traces the unstable relationship between subjectivity and objectivity in the epistemological conditions of evidence and the notion of the forum itself (492). In the introduction, Weizman describes the book...