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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... social and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Paula Serafini; Jennifer Smith Maguire The authors outline how multiple dimensions—historical and contemporary; global and local; political, economic, social, and cultural—inform an understanding of the super-rich. Recent super-rich scholarship is reviewed with regard to three themes: discourses...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joanne Roberts This article investigates the moral acceptability of contemporary luxury. The meaning of luxury and its manifestations in today’s economically developed countries are explored. The nature of morality is considered, and the evolving moral standing of luxury from the classical period...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” Badiou’s thesis that the twentieth century was marked by a “passion for the real” into the context of his own project of spherology. The twentieth century consists primarily of the activation of the real in a passion for technological and economic antigravitation. The result is the slow but unavoidable...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the contested culture-driven politics of identity. On the other hand, they grapple with the economic realities of a globalized world and the ways in which economic wedges are driven between people on cultural lines. Studied together, the discourses of immigration and GM reveal how boundaries are...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Bülent Diken The article thematizes the actuality of despotism through a double reading of Xenophon’s Hiero and Dave Eggers’s Circle . A key text on despotism, Hiero is interesting to reconsider in a contemporary context because of its explicit focus on the economic element in the nexus of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... examined. In effect, this strand of academic work, consumerist and one-dimensional Cultural Studies, which started out as critical of prevailing forms of cultural, economic, and political power, has ceased, in many respects, to be so. In conclusion, it is argued that Cultural Studies should renew its...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... what is a tendency for truth. Virilio's apocalyptic style refuses any kind of nuancing. He argues for general disaster under the impact of technologies. Thus, he does not bring out economic injustices, on the one hand, and, on the other, risks losing credibility by being seen as technophobic. Ville...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Graeme Turner This article argues that the political success of the economic discourses of globalization within Australia over the last two decades has been accompanied by a compensatory and regressive revival of an exclusivist model of cultural nationalism. Within a society that once prided itself...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... ideology also functions through the production of imaginary rather than symbolic identities. These identities serve not as means of internalized discipline but of external control. Thus I argue that a key difference between Keynesianism (the economic theory and practice of the welfare state) and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Seth Hague; John Street; Heather Savigny This article explores the ways in which popular musicians, in particular Bob Geldof, have come to assume a central role in the campaign to alter economic and political relationships between the developed and developing worlds. It focuses on the example of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... necessarily coincide. The social anxieties that arise as a con sequence sees the domination of the market as an economic and cultural space in which such anxieties are increasingly played out. This allows questions to be posed that consider the proliferation of the celebrity expert, their role as tastemakers...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... dysfunctional economic body that suggests an older tradition of Chinese utopianism linked to wilderness poetry and natural order. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 China Chinese Dream dystopia neoliberalism narcotics In this article, I propose to explore Chan Koonchung’s recent Chinese...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Liam Cole Young The work of Harold Adams Innis offers important contributions to the recent “infrastructural” turn in media, communication, and cultural studies. While Innis’s late communication studies texts are widely read, few outside Canada engage with his earlier economic histories and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... exhuming the archeology and economics of war, it is prone to textual insularity. By contrast, the existentialist reading, particularly well suited to the imagery of the aftermath of war, is given to overly metaphysical, if at times overwrought, ideological melodrama. Meanwhile, Slavick's selection of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... decolonization of that education might imply. It ends with a celebration of settler-colonial bankruptcy as a moral and political-economic opening for a radical way forward. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 financialization financial literacy and education settler colonialism race and racism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sarah R. Davies The maker movement has risen to recent public prominence, imagined by governments, industry, and educators as leading to economic growth. This article examines this movement through analysis of the figure of the hacker and the way in which scientific citizenship is represented...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aeron Davis This piece takes a close look at top CEOs in the United Kingdom. CEOs are not only among the ranks of today’s super-rich, they have played a vital part in the evolution of an economic system that supports the super-rich generally. As the article argues, they have done this in two key...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Jodi Dean What is the political impact of networked communications technologies? I argue that as communicative capitalism they are profoundly depoliticizing. The argument, first, conceptualizes the current political-economic formation as one of communicative capitalism. It then moves to emphasize...