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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... upon the theory developed in The Intelligence of Evil or the Lucidity Pact , I begin with Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? and show how Baudrillard explains the emergence of globalized integral reality in the disappearance of the world in a blizzard of signification and simulation. But...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Baudrillard developed the notion of fetishism to great critical effect, he did not theorize it or apply it systematically. © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 fetishism sign object symbolic exchange 9/11 fatal theory If it was possible, in the past, to speak of the fetishism of the commodity...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... current critical discussions of luxury and inequality. Since the 1990s, anthropology has seen a boom in consumption and material culture studies coterminous with the rise of identity politics and its celebration of diversity. In anthropological theory, as well, linking consumption to identity has stolen...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with critical theory has gradually transformed from an aesthesis of the event, through a Nietzschean “transvaluation of all values” – generosity instead of resentment as motivating force of critique – or “retuning” of Heidegger’s concept of the Lichtung , into a “poetical” and “global” constructivism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Benjamin's work. In this respect I seek to follow Žižek's own strategy of philosophical buggery to redeem the profane materialism, or real, of Benjamin's thought from those who would seek to relate his work to current liberal theories of delay and deferral. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Slavoj...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... practice is founded upon a series of logical paradoxes. However, it can be argued that Lyotard's revision of Cage's aesthetic theories in post-Freudian terms more openly faces up to these paradoxes than Cage's own sunny Jungianism does. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Lyotard Cage music...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... horror of contemporary media culture. Finally, the article reflects on Virilio’s work on technodesertification and disappearance and Stiegler’s theory of the destruction of the delay of desire in the immediacy of drive through attention capture to show how screen culture annihilates the thickness of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nick Cullather In the 1950s and 1960s, the term village served as a cardinal construct in modernization theory and counterinsurgency doctrine, signifying local resistance to the global power of the United States. Nation builders devised two strategies – community development and strategic hamlets...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , anticipate the contemporary public recalibration of ideas of intimacy as associated with social media, tally with contested ideas of the sexualization of female empowerment as associated with contested elements of third wave feminism, and can be read as a contemporary phase of Antonio Negri’s theory of art...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
... concepts suited to thinking about – or, better, thinking through and alongside – such displaced or disavowed elements: symbolic exchange, seduction, reversibility, catastrophe, fatality, absolute evil, impossible exchange, the irreducible, and the singular to mention just a few (see Bishop 2009 ; Butler...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to anticipate the enigma; obedience is, in effect, a banal strategy, which need not be explained, for it secretly contains, every obedience secretly contains, a disobedience fatal to the symbolic order. Baudrillard, “Fatal Strategies” By way of conclusion, and maintaining at the same time a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
... provokes such an alteration in the object that knowledge of it becomes imperiled” (Baudrillard 1990: 81). As well as science, the “triumph” of “the analyzed object” (Baudrillard 1990: 82) can be witnessed in the human sciences. In Fatal Strategies Baudrillard gives the example of “the masses,” an entity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... background. During 1965–68 I was a student of sociology at Leicester University, where Norbert Elias’s civilization process theory was developed and taught. (Elias, a refugee from the Nazis, was always available to students.) His theory was always contested as woefully lacking the dimension of conflict and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., a kind of response to this critique ( Noys 2012 ; see also Audier 2012b : 25–27). Foucault formulated his question as how to understand the way economic theory came to see the market as constituting “a site of veridiction… a site of verification-falsification for governmental practice” ([2004] 2010...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the difficulty of transplanting “a culture which, like fine wines and French cuisine, does not cross the ocean well” (Baudrillard), suggests some charmer busy making a hole in a resistant wall—references a whole theory of entertainment under constant threat of losing itself in its object, a modality...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 409–430.
Published: 01 November 2011
... simulation Jakobson mediating models transmission Jean Baudrillard considered that models of communication like those from information theory (Shannon and Weaver) and poetics (Jakobson) manufacture communication, and in doing so generate non-communication or communication without the “co-,” that is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
... fatal consequences, on occasions, for the whole venture. ( Hall 1980 : 17) Hall is risking the Centre’s future by decisively jettisoning its initial objective – to produce, under the English department’s wing, sociologically trained and discriminating literary sensibilities across classes in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Left and both French and American feminisms, questions of national and sexual difference turned on quite Baudrillardian terrain, that of séduction , doubling that term’s misunderstandings and psychic investments. Seduction’s destiny—as “cool” or “fatal” seduction—anticipated the radicalization of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... les trente glorieuses and that challenged the unremitting advance of technology. Steve Redhead (2005 : 39) confirms that Virilio’s theories on the function of architecture, developed with the architect Claude Parent in the 1950s and 1960s—with an emphasis on the production of disequilibrium and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with the exploration of Sloterdijk’s politico-aesthetic strategy in the strict sense: in his writing. After having analyzed its rhetorical aspects I contextualize his claim of abundance in political economy, anthropology, media theory, and ontology. Then I return to aesthetics and politics. I specify...