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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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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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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 most...
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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
... 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 actions and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 persuader, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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. The commercial value (price) of the products was, then, to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... approach that is centered on talk: Barbary has little to say and her past actions do not constitute a discursive form. Barbary is clearly not brimful of anxious content; indeed, it may well be that Barbary is suffering from emptiness—a directionless emptiness—a wilderness. And this is where the equivalence...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
... translation. Through recent approaches to the practice of translation we want to relate the concept and practice of translation to the social-technical and geographic situation of networks. In these writings, translation does not involve a commitment to a politics of equivalence but points beyond consensus...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... 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 “enmeshed in fetishism: through the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the world with a single, authoritative voice is thereby overruled. Third, many believe that television entertainment is in keeping with market demand, which will help develop the entertainment industry and increase profits. And finally, entertainment is not equivalent to vulgarity. Although it has...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... 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 restricting his engagement with works of art to performance and the visual arts, when Lyotard also wrote on...
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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 “Silo...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 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 reason that the relationship...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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) democratic theory...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for the first time in history, they possessed over 50 percent, a figure that — at the time of writing — is likely now closer to 52 percent. Second, whereas in 2010 it was calculated that it would take the combined wealth of the richest 388 people in the world to be equivalent to the combined wealth of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... right to the pursuit of happiness” as “undeniable,” equivalent to the right to life itself (108), she looks to a construct of wellbeing (193) derived from the Greek eudaimon (happy spirit), which is social, not individual (311). In a more eclectic way, Ernst Bloch writes of hope for a better life as...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 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 premise of all praxis” (Virno 1996: 268) . Marx’s “real abstraction” of money has become the...