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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 303–318.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Stanley Raffel This article seeks to develop the significance of the 1960s as a period of cultural revolution. Early Baudrillard is treated as the cultural revolution's equivalent to Marx. The idea of unproductive expenditure is seen as the era's central idea. having discussed, as does Baudrillard...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 78–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Lambert Wiesing The aim of this article is to introduce the idea of a phenomenology of luxury. The thesis is that luxury cannot be a characteristic of things or of actions, but that it arises through a private aesthetic experience, which can be identified as a functional equivalent to play as it is...
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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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Published: 01 July 2008
Figure 6 Digital still from “simulator/realtime” video work by Gair Dunlop. Footage made in the simulator was paired with its nonvirtual equivalent and projected in a cinematic space. Figure 6. Digital still from “simulator/realtime” video work by Gair Dunlop. Footage made in the simulator was More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Irving Goh After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes , by Nancy Jean-Luc , translated by Mandell Charlotte , New York : Fordham University Press , 2014 , 72 pp, $16.00 , ISBN 978-0-82326-339-4 © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Jean-Luc Nancy is one of today’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Figure 6 Digital still from “simulator/realtime” video work by Gair Dunlop. Footage made in the simulator was paired with its nonvirtual equivalent and projected in a cinematic space. Figure 6. Digital still from “simulator/realtime” video work by Gair Dunlop. Footage made in the simulator was...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
.... As political activity consists of an on-going and open-ended contest for power, the authors explain that comparison should not be about trying to draw functional equivalents between societies. Rather, it should consist in the painstaking work of “thick description,” engaging in the reconstruction of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in the price of commodities, those commodities had, as far as possible, to be withdrawn from the laws of the market. This withdrawal consisted in conferring incomparable qualities on commodities, by virtue of which they seemed to have no equivalent, and hence not to appear as mere commodities...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... early 1950s. More recently, as a distinguished academic elder statesman, he provided us with equivalent intellectual guidance well into the twenty-first century. He established himself as a discerning moral meteorologist who had a good sense of which way the wind was blowing. Bauman was a born...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... directionless emptiness—a wilderness. And this is where the equivalence exists between the physical wilderness of the bombsite and the wilderness that is Barbary: “The maquis is within us, we take our wilderness where we go” (155). It is worth offering some of the flavor of Macaulay's novel by quoting from...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
... politics of equivalence but points beyond consensus, correspondence, and commensurability, involving a process of identifying and mobilizing conflictual capacities. Such a notion of translation offers a heuristic device with which to approach collaborative practices within network cultures. 1...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... : an erectile mouth. (1993: 103) While the phallus as a “general equivalent” is fetishized, “an immense labour of phallic simulation at the same time as the endlessly repeated spectacle of castration,” the “object-sex” is never fetishized (1993: 103). In contemporary system the human subject is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., entertainment is not equivalent to vulgarity. Although it has become worldlier, that does not translate automatically to vulgarization. China now stands in need of more such entertainment, not less, and total repudiation is thus unjustified ( Tan 2007 ). Such views may seem at odds with those authors who...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... for a reader not yet initiated to the nuances of Lyotard's thought to understand that, as Bamford states in his conclusion, he is “not claiming an equivalence but recogniz[ing] rather that their ‘manner’ might be described as figural” (166). One might also be surprised by the author's choice of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... “generationally informed cultural fissure” (11). Barr-Melej focuses on two aspects of Chilean counterculture: hippismo (the Spanish equivalent of the hippie movement) and Siloism, a unique group of youth that followed the spiritual teachings of the Argentine spiritual leader Mario Luis Rodríguez Cobos, or...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Hands's book lies in the ways that he then grasps the possibility for social change as residing in how the formal intricacies of new technological networks parallel and enhance the virtues of communicative action in the social-political sphere, a potential equivalence between Jürgen Habermas's (1984...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... by Albert Einstein in physics— a paradigm where the relationship between light and matter is viewed in terms of an “energetic equivalence,” but for Virilio this is understood only as a way of annotating the dromological intensity of our new electric-magnetic forms of worldhood (and it is for this...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... slightly shorter section based on the Italian publication of the Grundrisse ) has a rather different critique, befitting the time of its writing (1990–92). He argues that since Marx’s day, money has been replaced in its role as general equivalent by the general intellect as the contemporary “analytical...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
... , everything can be said” is rendered banal by the enormous quantum of stupidity. In this way, everything becomes semi-sacred, relative in the pejorative sense of equivalent – or, in other words, equally useless, because it seems that nothing new can be said. And yet, not all items of knowledge are equal...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... logos as point de capiton , a capital/captain/quilting point in the field of difference around which diverse individual subject positions can be articulated in a chain of equivalences that identifies them in terms of their opposition to an Other as constitutive outside. This is what is at stake in...