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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... way in which international human rights are made and enforced primarily by national states must be taken seriously if they are to be considered as such. “Ethical cosmopolitanism” (Benhabib 2002) must be forged among the citizens of national territories for global social democracy to be a real...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... success by fashion designers and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) who try to convince them to work ever harder in the name of empowerment. But the women laugh at luxury goods, designers, and middle-class activists and, instead, insist on an antiwork ethic and a valorization of leisure—on wasting time...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Republic , a colossal gold and bronze woman nearly fifty feet tall and weighing forty-nine tons. Telescoping back to the colonial plantation and forecasting ahead to Cuba’s revolutionary future in 2018, the article argues that La República embodied a tension between ethical consensus and political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Gallery, New York. Shot with infrared Kodak Aerochrome film, Mosse’s Enclave became a locus for debates about contemporary aesthetic strategies, especially within photography, and the ethics of deploying the shock of the sublime to elicit both empathy and questioning, exposing the viewer/participant to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sense, is inextricably barbaric as a result of simply being after Auschwitz. Culture must acknowledge the finitude in its own ability to live up to an ethical demand in response to justice, whose arrival is infinitely deferred. In spite of this, culture, and art in particular, must not refrain from the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
.../7 global capitalism, asking pertinent questions about how we conceptualize contemporary ethical and biopolitical issues surrounding humans and other living systems. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 plastic geology of media media ecology Anthropocene ecocriticism My fingers strike plastic keys...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... only support the idea of a nature-culture continuum but also provide the philosophical grounding for technological mediation to be defined not as a form of representation but as the expression of “medianaturecultural” ethical relations and forces. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 posthuman critical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 158–169.
Published: 01 July 2013
... can detect an ethics of thought and commentary at work in these early writings, one according to which the thinker must somehow find a way to imbue his text with a libidinal intensity equal to or greater than the work of art in question. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Kienholz libidinal sublime...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perspectives are probed: cultural politics ; cultural media histories ; the emotional excess ( jouissance, petit à ) of cultural politics; and the deep play mode of aesthetic judgement formed between the practical and ethical, between political economy and expressive art (including political drama), and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... ethic of collaboration remains a viable political tool and meaningful artistic gesture—one that in overlooked contexts endorses Gilroy's views and engages in a rigorous critique of race. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 hip-hop Paul Gilroy cultural studies diaspora black Atlantic culture I've been...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 284–287.
Published: 01 November 2017
... been extremist political views raises profound ethical questions and political challenges for not only Bauman’s home discipline, sociology, but also the wider humanities and social sciences. Although Bauman was a sociologist, he was not a social scientist in the Durkheimian mold of those who want to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Douglas Kellner © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Zygmunt Bauman can be viewed as an exemplary public intellectual engaging key theoretical, ethical, and political issues of the epoch. In particular, in a series of articles and books that sketch out a postmodern turn in society, theory, culture...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... narrative mourning hinges, a narrative that seeks to name that which defies naming and yet keeps demanding it (105). A narrative that stages its own failure at signifying loss and consequently its inability to fulfill the function of therapeutic mourning is at the heart of what Gana calls the “ethics of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 November 2015
... is through the force of auto-rejection therefore that the ethical and political ambition of the theory of the reject is secured. The auto-reject is not a determinable instance, as such, since it “has no interest in accumulating for itself predicates that might contribute to its foundation” (8). It is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 306–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... texts take us into the labyrinth of uncertainty in which we are required to make choices without benefit of firm codes to which to turn for help. To this degree the texts are practical exercises in ethics and expressions of the ethical condition of humanity itself when the overfamiliarity of the codes...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... not to act we automatically judge them to be morally and ethically culpable. But on what grounds do we make this judgment? Why does it matter so much that they fail to contact the police? To put it another way, what is the nature of the obligation on them to act that they fail to fulfill? The answer...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 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: we...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ambiguity of Denis’s films, but without more attention to the specific prompts her movies provide, this reading threatens to dissolve into a series of purely individual subjective responses. Laura McMahon considers the “dancing bodies” in Denis’s oeuvre as “an ethical and political model of syncopated...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of death” ( 2003 : 39), because bio, “life,” is not the overarching narrative. This concept is examined by Grégoire Chamayou in relation to drone strikes, and he emphasizes that drone warfare reinforces a necro-ethics of “killing well,” by manipulating the principles of war to make a “criteria of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 November 2018
... an atypical career path was a profound conviction that art protects a space where innovative politics and ethics can and must be invented and activated. Bamford announces from the outset that what he is presenting is “a life of non sequiturs and ironic juxtapositions” (16). Unlike Malraux, Bamford...