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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Erich Hörl This contribution outlines several modes of becoming-environmental that characterize the development thanks to which environmentality [ Umweltlichkeit ] has become our condition today: the becoming-environmental of media, of power, of subjectivity, of world, of capital and of thinking...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sean Cubitt Ecocritical work on media has developed from a genre criticism of nature-themed films to address cinema, TV, and media arts more broadly as articulations of the human-natural relation and its mediation through technologies. Embracing the environmental impacts of product life cycles...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Michael M.J. Fischer Three forms of narrative heuristics are identified and explored in the search for political inclusiveness, robustness, and legitimacy: (1) environmental topics: toxics and the need for second-order or reflexive institutions of modernization; water and the need for getting...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
...John Beck; Mark Dorrian Space colonization and subterranean dwelling have been staples of speculative fiction since at least the nineteenth century, but the invention of nuclear weapons and the prospect of global environmental collapse have, certainly since the Cold War, made proposals offering...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Patrick Crogan This interview explores the cultural and political dimensions of Stiegler's enterprise. Stiegler explains his conceptualization of cultural politics and why it is key to his analysis of contemporary crises – social, economic, and environmental. He situates his work in relation to the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... environmentalism. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 There Never Came a Redder Red Indian Sunday Express (April 24, 1938) To mimic an “American Indian” is more than a matter of dress, voice, complexion, or physique. It contains an intriguing fifth dimension: to look like somebody can also involve adopting...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... extensions of material media theory and addresses how they can complement already existing ideas in the field. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Anthropocene media theory environmental humanities media studies Cultural politics of geology sounds rather oxymoronic, considering the distance geology seems...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Brandon Ballengée © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 The 2010 BP (formerly British Petroleum) Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill was the largest environmental disaster in the history of the United States ( Belanger et al. 2010 ). The Gulf of Mexico is one of the most important and biologically...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Ned Rossiter Finite Media: Environmental Implications of Digital Technologies , by Cubitt Sean , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 , 256 pages, $84.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-8223-6281-4 , $23.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8223-6292-0 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 While...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 285–287.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 2018 Environmental action is plagued by an underlying fear. This fear, which often remains unspoken, is that we have already gone past a point of no return, that even the most stringent action could not prevent irreversible changes in climate that would make our planet uninhabitable for humans and for...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that today the critical posthumanities are emerging as transdisciplinary discursive fronts not only around the edges of the classical disciplines but also across the established studies areas, as evidenced by environmental, digital, neural, biogenetic, and medical humanities. They rest on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... computer-driven calculation forms the conditions of international financial disaster that lead to obvious repercussions for financially vulnerable national populations, while on the other end of the speed continuum, processes of environmental degradation and toxicity that induce systemic conditions of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... category, the environmental dimension of Dirty Wars comes to the fore as the legacy of the Cold War lingers and writers attempt to establish what “nature” means after the military-industrial complex that is “hidden in plain view” contaminates the region. The issue of invisibility persists here as Solnit...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 2012) , and technological air-conditions ( Sloterdijk 2009) . The study of temperature’s wide-ranging impacts on cultural production, especially beyond the field of architecture, has been less widespread than its symbolic uptake, perhaps a legacy of the racialized environmental determinism of writers...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... environmental ramifications of anthropogenic fossil-fuel usage, and how plastics form technofossils—novel geological entities that will compose part of the earth’s stratigraphic record, constituting one strand of the evidence for the Anthropocene, a new geological age in which human-led actions affect global...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... successful coalitions of environmental activists and local residents who were not previously politically active ( Szerszynski 2003 ). 5 The changing dynamics of rural spaces in particular are both increasingly undermining common assumptions about the identity of lifestyle protesters and providing the ground...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 344–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
... casino culture looms terrifyingly ascendant—economically, environmentally, and politically. The twenty first century’s diminishing resources and despoiled environment have triggered seismic global shifts that privilege the bare-knuckles strongman paradigm of the winner takes all created by a self...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... vulnerability. According to Sloterdijk this expanded consciousness of our environmental vulnerability emerged with a tragic event, which he also considers as the effective starting point of the twentieth century. On April 22, 1915, at Ypres, Northern France, a specially formed German “gas regiment” took...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
... environmental stewardship looks like. We are using virtual reality as a canvas to help us collectively learn from, envision, and build dialogue on how to respectfully amplify indigenous cultural perspectives. As I write, this project is still in the making, which I find the most interesting phase because there...