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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
... field work. The omission does not negate or otherwise mar what is included here, but it might have provided a relevant update to her subject while educating readers about yet another set of fascinating political and cultural “firsts” for the Oakland area. In summary, Andreana Clay has put in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Even those bastions of bourgeois comfort and onanism, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times , run repeated, sizeable stories on the new Gilded Age of the twenty-first century and its reorganized class relations ( Lexington 2005 ). Frankly, this is not a First World country for a fifth of...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 6: Hypocenter in Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 , “the first he atom bomb exploded without warning over Hiroshima … A new kind of war had begun … When the rescue teams managed to get into the area later in the day, they did not find many to rescue. Their task consisted primarily in gathering More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 1   When China took its first post-1949 census in 1953, its population was 582 million, of which more than 85 percent were peasant farmers. Sixty years later, its population has grown to over 1.3 billion, with approximately 50 percent, the majority of which are peasant framers, residing in More
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 3 First lines of C. H. Lindsey’s “ALGOL 68 with Fewer Tears” (1968) Figure 3. First lines of C. H. Lindsey’s “ALGOL 68 with Fewer Tears” (1968) More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 First Night at the Boarding School , 2017. Charcoal, pastel, and pencil on paper, 63¾ × 41½ in. © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Figure 3. First Night at the Boarding School, 2017. Charcoal, pastel, and pencil on paper, 63¾ × 41½ in More
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Published: 01 July 2016
Figure 3 One of the first stairways in Admiralty, October 2014. Photo by Brother Four (Sigor), provided by Brother Four (Sigor) Figure 3. One of the first stairways in Admiralty, October 2014. Photo by Brother Four (Sigor), provided by Brother Four (Sigor) More
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Published: 01 March 2016
Figure 1 Dita von Teese wearing what has been claimed to be the first fully articulated, completely 3-D printed dress, the result of a collaboration between Michael Schmidt and Francis Bitonti. 2013. Photograph: ddp/USA/REX Shutterstock Figure 1. Dita von Teese wearing what has been claimed to More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... years and was the first to produce work directly for the iPlayer platform. Using archival images to examine the present, his films produce counterintuitive connections and abrupt collisions that supplant the authority of narrative causality for a precarious network of associations and linkages. This...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to other the new immigrants from Eastern Europe because of their inability to conform to the norms of the neoliberal capitalist utopia advanced by Nicolas Sarkozy in the early years of the twenty-first century. In the first section of the article, I discuss the situation of the Romanian Roma in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... these earlier projects were short-lived and the targets of considerable criticism, not least because of their connections with military and corporate clients, in the twenty-first century the legacies of CAVS and A&T have been unproblematically reclaimed. Contemporary art and tech projects, we argue...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk first presented the following text as his inaugural lecture for the Chaire Emmanuel Levinas, March 4, 2005 at the University of Strasbourg. To a certain extent, it bears homage to that great thinker of the complex Other. However, other than taking a political...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... informational capitalism. If, as Terranova argues, free labor is characterized by exhaustion—due to the lack of means by which this labor can sustain itself—why are millions of people still sustaining a commitment to such pervasive modes of unremunerated work? To formulate an answer to this question, I first...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Matthew Mendez This article sketches the development of Jean-François Lyotard's musical thinking through the lens of the composer with whom he was most often associated, John Cage. I contend that the affinity Lyotard felt for Cage's work came about on the basis of two shared concerns: first, an...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Mark Featherstone In this article, I explore the significance of Chan Koonchung’s recent dystopia, The Fat Years , in the context of contemporary Chinese capitalism. In the first section of the article, I outline the plot of Chan’s novel before situating it in relation to classic Western dystopias...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ways: first, by promoting to news media and policy makers a set of financialized free-market ideas about managing the economy, and second, by managing large companies as financial assets for the benefit of financiers and the super-rich. In both ways, they have encouraged financialization and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... lift; and the first photograph’s later life as a social media meme. Asking how a depiction of glittering luxury can be presented as populist revolt, it discusses how elites draw on discourses of meritocracy, of “traveling up the social ladder,” to validate their actions. That Trump and friends are not...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
...John Armitage Paul Virilio, who passed away in 2018, was a significant figure in the study of cultural politics, as both pioneer and guide. This article prepares first-time readers for an encounter with Virilio’s critical thinking and essential writings and offers a personal remembrance by John...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mike Gane This review article considers two lecture courses by Michel Foucault (1972–73, 1979–80) and two books relating to the whole series of lectures (1970–84) by Stuart Elden. Foucault’s lecture courses can be divided into three phases, the first focused on the difference between sovereign and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... restricted forms, first of all of the environmentalitarian Capital-Form, and to break through toward a speculative thinking of the environment and a new environmental image of thought. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 cybernetization environmentality techno-ecology Capital-Form worlding...