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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of economic theory led by Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman and others to forge a mode of intervention that sees big state planning as a harbinger of new threats to individual independence and freedom—the road to a new serfdom. What should not be underestimated is the vast intellectual labor...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... patiently listen, this philosophical education can return us to what is most precious and precarious: the freedom to be opaque, childlike monsters. (Un)communicative communist pedagogy is what the party mobilizes to interrupt the order of things and imbibe a sublime gap in the present order. The gap...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Sarah-Nicole Aghassi-Isfahani s.aghassi-isfahani@keele.ac.uk Ugly Freedoms , by Elisabeth R. Anker , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2022 , 256 pages, $25.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4780-1778-3 , $99.95 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-4780-1516-1 . Copyright © 2023 by Duke...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ashjan Ajour Abstract This article explores the body as a site of subjectivity production during a hunger strike in Occupied Palestine. It further explores the former political prisoners’ theory of subjectivity as it emerges through their praxis and philosophy of freedom. Although the body...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... regulated. We are made as if citizens of it. The figure of the citizen today, less than being a figure of the future of the human or of future freedom of the human, is more a figure of citizen-as-target. How does one begin to assert “a right to disappear” against this subjectivity then? This article argues...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of infinite depth and a sense of absolute freedom obscures the truth of solipsistic self-reflection and enclosure. It explores this idea through reference to Virilio’s concept of the “squared horizon” and a short history of screen culture that commences with Plato’s myth of the cave, where perceptions...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Malcolm Miles In an essay on French literature in the period of Nazi occupation, Herbert Marcuse argues that a literature of intimacy—love poems and romantic novels—is the last resort of freedom in totalitarian conditions. Written in 1945 and revised in the 1970s, Marcuse’s essay argues...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reality and that of personal freedom. Baudrillard's perfect crime becomes, for Dantec, the alibi for an absolute crime: the invisible and perfectly integrated acts of numerous serial killers operating with impunity. However, it is not so much individual acts such as murder that constitute evil...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... such as Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We , George Orwell’s 1984 , and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World . Here, I compare and contrast notions of narcotization, state control, and freedom across Chan’s work and the Western dystopias, noting key cultural differences in the process. Beyond this work, I move on to place Chan’s...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nouri Gana This article examines the cultural politics of bastardy in the films of Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid at a time when questions of national and cultural identity have come to the fore in Tunisia in the wake of the Revolution of Freedom and Dignity. Nouri Bouzid is the doyen of Tunisian...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 4 The check-in and baggage-drop area at Stansted Airport, before refurbishment in 2006, showing glass, as a symbol of the idea of transparency, imagined as lending the image of openness, democracy, and freedom. Courtesy Adam Sharr More
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... economy voluntary servitude freedom Despite its past centrality as a significant concept of political thought, today “despotism” seems to have become a redundant concept that designates an exceptional, archaic form of government. Paradoxically, however, nothing is easier today, in an increasingly...
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Published: 01 November 2022
) in 2021. Works in this series examine the public assemblies and protests in Singapore from the 1950s to the 1980s by investigating the history, performative function and significance of public assemblies in relation to the ideas of power and freedom. Courtesy of the artist. Photographs by Marvin Tang More
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Published: 01 November 2022
) in 2021. Works in this series examine the public assemblies and protests in Singapore from the 1950s to the 1980s by investigating the history, performative function and significance of public assemblies in relation to the ideas of power and freedom. Courtesy of the artist. Photographs by Marvin Tang More
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Published: 01 November 2022
) in 2021. Works in this series examine the public assemblies and protests in Singapore from the 1950s to the 1980s by investigating the history, performative function and significance of public assemblies in relation to the ideas of power and freedom. Courtesy of the artist. Photographs by Marvin Tang More
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... elsewhere, and we are condemned to blunder around like the Prague Golem, at once apparently free to act, but also totally unaware of the effects of our actions. In much the same way that the Golem, the mythology of the actor who blunders around, can be seen to represent the bond between freedom and fatality...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... countries is due, not to an antipathy either to religion or to Islam, but rather to the Western identification between freedom and democracy while insisting on the unceasing expansion of capitalism throughout the entire world. The result is a deep social contradiction associated with the confrontation...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., production, and consumption. These Web 2.0 sites are seen as providing a realm of individual freedom and creativity. This individual freedom and creativity is equated with democracy. As such, Web 2.0 is celebrated as an important basis for advancing democracy ( Grossman 2006 ; Hartley 2006 ; The Reality...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 July 2020
... is an object, a commodity. In this respect, the luxurious enables us to experience our humanity and represents our existential freedom from the nightmare of necessity, through the extreme, excessive, and transgressive commodity form. There is no doubt that the first part of Wiesing’s book develops...