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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
... successors from more modern airfields. These highly stylized choreographies of intrusion and alertness once again suit both Western and Russian militaries (Blair 2007) . The military airfield is a modernist environment par excellence; it consists of an interlocking series of utilitarian structures...
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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 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...) as a site for attending to that authority. The author argues that these developments in public culture can be linked to changes to the media environment since the end of the Cold War, which include but are not limited to widespread digital uptake. The article engages work investigating prospects for...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., undermining their ability to look after themselves and meaningfully navigate through the social, economic and technological environments in a life-enhancing, self-determining way” ( Bowring 2008: 53 ). It is this understanding that he was still developing in his last major work of socio-economic theory...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... technologies to suspend buildings in space and introduced components for a more flexible built environment, such as the pod or plug-in capsule—devices taken up in parallel by Archigram in Britain—that give the user the role of completing the building (while implying that it may change again and never be...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... rationality. Third, I show how such practices of market commensuration depend on a range of evaluative devices that create environments of equivalence and hierarchical difference, explicating how these devices have come to play an increasingly important role in contemporary digital culture. I then discuss a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... restricted forms, first of all of the environmentalitarian Capital-Form, and to break through toward a speculative thinking of the environment and a new environmental image of thought. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 cybernetization environmentality techno-ecology Capital-Form worlding...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... documents. Each is paradigmatic of Innis’s methodological, conceptual, and discursive contributions, respectively, and through them, he speaks very differently than we are used to hearing. Infrastructural approaches to contemporary media networks and environments are a recursion of Innis’s earlier...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., environmental ethics, and new materialities that constitute key parts of the contemporary material politics of media. Broadly speaking, it is about the environment in contexts of media culture, with an emphasis on how the question of the environment is not resolved into a subject-object pairing of general terms...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 9   “Man will triumph over nature” was a motto of the Communist Party during the Cultural Revolution and, even today, still informs central-government planning. Zealous industrialization and megaprojects like the Three Gorges Dam have greatly affected the environment and destroyed or torn More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... responsibility for the environment we inhabit that such a situation entails. After Bubbles and Globes , Terror in the Air , which forms part of the third and last book of the Sphere Trilogy, Foams ( Schäume , 2003), thus focuses on an essential climatic dimension of our being-in-the world, paving the way...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... environments are not only capable of communication, but are constantly communicating” (177). In developing the foundations of environmental media criticism, Finite Media explores the tensions inherent to communication when the materiality of media underscores an ecology of disconnection, of severance and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... culpability and emphasize how nature is often mobilized as a weapon in crimes against humanity. These essays extend discussions of militarized governmentality into those of environmentality—the regulation of the environment to control the life and death of the population. The issue of climate change as the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... should be remembered and how this is inscribed in the built environment. Guy considers the “shadow architectures” of specific sites and spaces such as the Reichstag and the Berlin Wall. In a rather different way, Matthew Farish analyzes how the Cold War nuclear threat shaped urban planning practices and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the Matter.” Guardian, August 13, www.guardian.co.uk/society/2003/aug/13/housingpolicy.guardiansocietysupplement . Balling J. D. , and Falk J. H. 1988 . “ Development of Visual Preference for Natural Environments .” Environment and Behavior 14 : 5 – 28 . Barr Nicholas...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., standardized across environments and stabilized over time via thermal techniques, is endowed with an essentialized identity: the newspaper, the celluloid film, and the magnetic tape all appear self-evident, but their status as media remains heavily dependent on modes of environmental control. Just as the rate...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., posthumous cult of indigenous ecological knowledge is nostalgia for place, for environmental belonging. What is lacking from this nostalgia, which powers so much North American environmentalism from Henry Thoreau to Aldo Leopold, is an understanding of the process whereby land becomes environment: how land...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 March 2018
... wall and that further undermined distinctions between painting, sculpture, installation, and environment. The early resin clusters appropriated the shapes of pills in order to raise questions about our stereotypes of sickness and health, normal and abnormal. The clusters in turn evolved into glow-in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the physician when ill and entered the sick role, now there is active pressure on the individual to make lifestyle changes, since we are all more or less at risk (while, as Ventura points out, the cultural environment produced by corporations acts in the opposite direction, as in the case of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... while I am sympathetic to the Australian fishers behind Drawing the Line , I find it hard to wholeheartedly support their somewhat parochial view, which threatens to render insular the questions of fishing sustainability. How we care, or don’t, for the organisms we eat, the environments in which...