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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George E. Marcus Many of the regions of the globe where anthropologists have traditionally worked are now places overtaken by extreme forms of social and political disorder – epidemics, ethnic violence, the dissolution of state apparatuses – necessitating the intervention of supranational forms of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... acceptance is contrasted through a close reading of a “young readers” novel about STDs with the ongoing stigma associated with other STDs. The politics of “abstinence only” becomes part of a discourse of the politics of human sexuality. In contrast the literature on herpes and ethnicity can be shown to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., ethnic and gender exclusion, and the high “churn” rate of users), and points to the complexities and problems of uncritically accepting the apparent freedoms immersive virtual spaces ostensibly offer, factors which also raise critical issues for Baudrillard's notion of integral reality. © BERG 2011...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... analysis of ethnic differentiations made by the prisoners themselves, as well as of Antisemitism and Antiziganism within concentration camp society, I will then explain in detail how social distinctions functioned in this context. The analysis reveals that many of the criteria of social distinction had a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... so as to acknowledge and incorporate their prior cultural or ethnic identities. Within the situation I am describing today, however, multiculturalism seems to have lost its power to manage these processes and to provide this hybridizing potential. Indeed, over the last decade in particular, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... imminent threat and preemption to their own advantage. The threats to Syria, according to the regime, are many – a possible US and/or Israeli invasion and occupation, the growing influence of political Islam, and the possibility that simmering ethnic and tribal divisions could erupt into civil war, Iraq or...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., protests and holidays. Galembo's portraiture illuminates the transformative power of costume and ritual, while privileging the creative agency of individual performers. She works in the tradition of the staged portraits of Edward Curtis and the ethnic fashion studies of Irving Penn. However, unlike...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
... concept of “diversity” has made it possible to expand mental and imaginative horizons beyond ethnic categorization, to include other kinds of difference (such as gender, age, or sexual orientation). It has worked toward the de-ethnicization of difference. And, in addition, it has made it possible to see...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times is cowritten by AbdouMaliq Simone, who is research professor at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Germany, and Edgar Pieterse, who is South African Research Chair in Urban Policy and director of the African Centre...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... artificial intelligence programs, she does not tackle the sentiments of her interviewees toward racial and ethnic others providing caring services. Similarly, the significance and inadequacies of social networking sites and virtual reality platforms for the mediation of the self and for sustaining social...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the basic fiction on which they are premised. Hip-hop has emerged as the form, the idiom, of a global economy of blackness bought and sold by the “ethnic brokers and project-managing pimps of corporate multiculturalism” ( Gilroy 2011: 127 ). Gilroy seeks a return to an earlier era of black music...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... particular fascination today. Worries over the adequacy and meaningfulness of “race” have come to beset Anglo-American ethnic and racial studies ( Gilroy 2000 ; Essed and Goldberg 2002 ) at roughly the same moment that a so-called “affective turn” has been felt in a number of disciplines. Given that “race...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... circumscription was, no doubt, due to a rather machinic replication of the research that had allowed cultural studies to carve out a niche in the university at the outset. However, a great deal of what was innovative and groundbreaking regarding research on the fronts of gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ethnicities” (181). Bauman leaves us with several important lessons. His sociology of hope is one that recognizes the wrenching realities of the present while simultaneously seeing them as part of the conditions of possibility. Those subjects to power, we might say, are at the same time subjects of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 259–264.
Published: 01 July 2007
... uselessness of the concept for Nigeria, where clientelistic networks and system of co-ethnic friendship prevented the rise of formalized bureaucratic organization. Similarly, practices of representation require a cultural understanding from the inside of interpreted meaning rather than from a value-based view...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... two plants or species, possibly as the result of grafting. Commonly used in postcolonial discourse to describe a range of social and cultural borrowings, exchanges, and intersections across ethnic boundaries as well as the emergence of new cultural forms that might ensue from such mixes, these terms...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of autobiographical writing that explore ethnic identity, modern religious challenges, and scientific work (see further Fischer 1986 , 1994 , 2003 : ch. 6). Ethnicity in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s suddenly became the subject of rich autobiographical writing that challenged earlier...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 November 2017
... race, gender, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, among others. Intersectionality bolsters a movement by connecting disparate communities through a critical analysis of issues, focusing on specific social actions and political interventions. The bridges built by...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... all citizens in the area independently of its ethnic belonging (“Israeli state”). In the words of William F. Fisher, at first glance it seems that this set of interrelated groups has helped to “extend the boundaries of what is thinkable” (1997: 459). Their discourses have changed the way the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... racial and ethnic lines” (80). Notions of mobility inform Fernandes's project throughout as she profiles hip-hop culture in four locales: Caracas (Venezuela), Sydney (Australia), Chicago (the United States), and Havana (Cuba). 1 The approach hints at a hip-hop travelogue, and Close to the Edge is...