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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... trauma of child molestation and the collapse of filial relations as well as the emergence of a new generation of men who seek to recast filial and familial relations beyond blood ties and familial limitations. This same cinematic pursuit is further developed in his later films with striking consistency...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
... dramatic representation of atomic explosion in favor of a focus on the insidious changes wrought in the lives of a suburban family after an atomic attack on Manhattan. While earlier generations of critics undervalued the novel – Dianne Newell notes, for instance, that feminist critics of the 1970s felt...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 281–283.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the industrial era, only the atomized fluidity of disjointed molecules caught up in the one spate. The nuclear family falls apart: why stay with a partner who doesn’t give me what I want? The nuclear family, invented for consumerism and consolidated in the era of suburbanization, collapsed under...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
... discussed the contemporary family, gender difference, the “social,” and politics. Our respective formulations very quickly came to conform to a simple rule: I dealt with the birth of each of these phenomena and Jean dealt with their death. When I spoke about “the birth of the modern family,” he announced...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “hyperlegalism” (bureaucracy) is used to inhibit welfare claimants, biopower, rise and consolidation of unaccountable corporate power, and globalization (notably the extension of free trade that has large trade deficits as a consequence). The analysis itself looks at transformations in the family, in work, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... one's life should be digitally edited and narrated. Second, there is also a transition from life to life-mix where users maneuver through online and off-line personalities and obligations. As a result there is a competition for attention between family members and friends. With computers keeping us busy...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 March 2015
... he has staged, ritual-like, in (typically) tableaux-vivant fashion for over twenty years, to a small but devoted cult of followers, are deeply insinuating. This is an artist who grew up believing he was an ordained prophet, enchanted and reviled by a fanatical evangelical family, whose aunt Vena and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2019
... include Kerry James Marshall, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, and the late Barkley Hendricks, the master of the depiction of cool. But for Ojih Odutola, the written word, her fictional trilogy, is an impetus to her visual image making. She has created an epic story about two Nigerian families, the UmuEze Amara and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in Damascus, we became interested in the ways in which these concepts and practices affect the Syrian regime, and, by extension, the people they rule. While our starting point may have been the “Bush Doctrine,” it became clear that the Syrian regime, dominated by the Asad family, uses the concepts of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 2014
... were Pentecostal. But enthusiasms—especially enthusiasms for the experiential and the mystical—were a primary force in my family. Early in my parents’ dating relationship, my father, who was raised Jewish, was dragged by my mother to a tent meeting, where he was “slain in the spirit” and converted on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... maternity on the other. This is followed by a brief presentation of feminist scholarship in which new reproductive technologies and the new citizens and the mothers they create are situated as cyborg interventions and cyborg families. Performance theory inquires into how cultural meanings are made...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ; Tiernan 2001 ). Before long, the family of Brian Rector, an eighteen-year-old who had died in a car crash a few years earlier, noticed that the roadside memorial they had created on Interstate 70 had disappeared. Scott, identified from the trooper's records, was charged under a Colorado law making it...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
... confinement and suppression of any means the victim has of acquiring information about his or her family, fellow detainees, or the outside world strip the victim of the sense of bonds with his or her family and community. The sensory deprivation and sensory bombardment, the ceaseless pounding of junk music...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... coalition of Allende sparked numerous publications on ideological differences among and between the Left and Right, worker and trade union militancy, and agrarian reform and land questions, as well as on women and the politics of the family. Although such scholarship has been fundamental for our...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 330–336.
Published: 01 November 2008
... copied greeting cards and family snapshots but his preferred idiom was the pastoral landscape, images of simpler times with variations on covered bridges, water mills, and family farms. He painted, at Winston Churchill’s suggestion, to relax. But the unrelaxed spectator happily looks for the buried cargo...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... generation” of indigenous people who as children were removed from their families and placed with white foster families. For more than a decade and a half, and still today, the issue of whether the government should issue an apology to these children and what that would mean has been the subject of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... special dwellings, and more important for me, environments that elites create for themselves or, in the case of dynastic or notable families, find themselves bequeathed. It is how elites fit into privileged enclosures and especially how they design and transact the limit or borders of the latter. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... importation of male laborers ( Ali 2010 ). By the mid- to late 1970s, Indian men, sometimes accompanied by their families, began emigrating to the UAE as workers, not only in their traditional role as merchants but also as construction contractors and laborers. For example, Indians brought with them both the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2015
... parody”). Ultimately, for Foster, such “family friendly torture porn” or “apocotainment” is nothing but “televisual excrement” produced by and for a culture obsessed with death, not life, “dominated not by Eros, but by Thanatos . . . one of brutal fascistic pleasure, a culture at home with genocide, pain...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... The Ming dynasty was, for a time, a one family global superpower, built on the trade of commodities such as imperial porcelain and presiding over an international network of connections, trade, and diplomacy that stretched across Asia to Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. These three “rare...