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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., system-specific enemies. In each case the technological environment provides the basis for the struggle between “states” and their “terrorists,” and the success of either party will depend on the degree to which they are able to adapt to and/or mobilize that environment. In addition, Kittler offers a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sean Cubitt Technology has in general been seen as opposed to humanity: its object, even its enemy. The Grundrisse suggests, however, that technology can be understood as the actualized form of accumulated social knowledge. This actual form can then be understood from the standpoint of a dialectic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the others or enemies of art in Theodor Adorno’s work on aesthetics, as well as Jameson’s redemptive reading of Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s analysis of the anti-Semite qua philistine. It uses the latter to argue that philistine acts committed by contemporary decolonial cultural activists are not...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... wholeness relies on and produces a global both imaginary and Real. This fantasy prevents the emergence of a clear division between friend and enemy, resulting instead in the more dangerous and profound figuring of the other as a threat to be destroyed. My goal in providing this account of communicative...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between lesser and greater democracy, both are in fact beholden to democracy's enemy: totalitarianism. This article ends by asking what a post-secret politics might look like. © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 transparency secrecy post-secret Obama Bush “For a long time now,” Barack...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., ultimate ends shaped meanings of secular politics. Ultimate ends have been ritualized in practices of the modern state and the modern self, making the return of religion an inherent pillar of political modernity. Finally, the politics of transcendence must go beyond the friend–enemy distinction by...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andrew Opitz The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations , Heller-Roazen Daniel Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2009 , £21.95, HB, ISBN 978-1890951948 © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 It is now customary for popular histories of piracy to begin with a cursory study of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
...,” explores a straightforward thesis: every system of power has the enemies it produces . It is a statement of impeccable logic with a no less impressive pedigree. For Karl Marx (a nineteenth-century structural theorist occasionally praised by Kittler), each historical stage in the acrimonious dialectic of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... compactness that they could be carried in airplanes and whose radar echo was capable of indicating ground conditions with adequate precision at a flying altitude safe from discovery and enemy fire. Furthermore it appeared possible to hinder the chance that the radar echo of an enemy aircraft would be drowned...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... process of the political, making the friend/enemy distinction ( Schmitt 2007: 26 ) and by asserting transcendent sovereignty in terms of the ability to decide “on the exception” to the routine application of rules and procedures. “The exception confounds the unity and order of the rationalist scheme … In...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 200–206.
Published: 01 July 2010
... this forgotten chapter of the history of American cinema, and contributes to narratives about the mechanisms and processes of official constructions for the notions of “enemy” and “ally” alike. Song of Russia #25 2005, oil on canvas. Courtesy of Winkleman Gallery, New York and Galerie Blue Square...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... simulacrum of power. These scenes are the illustration of a power that, having reached its extreme point, no longer knows what to do with itself, of a power now aimless and purposeless since it has no plausible enemy and acts with total impunity. All it can do now is inflict gratuitous humiliation, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 384–390.
Published: 01 November 2015
... always the enemy. Historical differences depend on the degree of illumination. The weak candlelight projected by the parabolic mirror of a magic lantern (or, since the days of absolutist police reform, by streetlights), had a direct effect on the enemy. In order to produce new degrees of light, it was...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... external enemy who would replace the old enemy, and the subsequent revitalization of the military-industrial complex through the “Homeland Security” industries and the global search for Al Quaeda. And, of course, in significant senses it is still with us in America’s actions – in its continuing military...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the widespread sense that we're dealing with an enormous unified system today, an integral reality, in which the enemy is everywhere and nowhere. This is what I have in mind when I speak of a Fourth World War: the war globalization wages on itself. In a globalized system, face-to-face conflict is no...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 63–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., for example, They pushed on without him, the enemy’s Hot spears whizzing past their heads. 2. Livy on the second wave, gives the detail: Victories, defeats, standoffs, politics, Encampments, a list of comically Demotic omens, sky-crack and shining what? Not withstanding. There are No...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... practices and urban fiscal, legal, and civic administration. The division is itself a function of the episcopacy. It operates in concrete and imaginary ways, dividing the military from the nonetheless variously armed police and other investigative forces and distinguishing (external) enemies from (internal...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... estate or property. 1 The Greeks would have said oikos , maybe even ousia . According to behavioral science’s territorial imperative, heimat is what you defend when the enemy approaches. If the defenses are breached, you may be lucky enough to escape abroad into those foreign realms known in Old...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
... attention to the change in human social relations. As distance disappears, or at least shrinks, everyone becomes everyone else’s neighbor. Ironically, this process strengthens misanthropic tendencies and reproduces the original similarity between “neighbor” and “enemy” (p. 220). The misanthropic Glasshouse...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 98–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of Brooklyn, where I live. I’ve used the hand-painted wallpaper patterns of Réveillon 2 and related arabesque designs as templates to diagram those involved in the Valerie Plame spying case ( Lyre, Lyre , 2008), the relationships of our Middle East foes and allies ( The Enemy of My Enemy , 2008...