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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... dissensus in a much broader history of cultural politics, race, and gender in Cuba. With the face of a white Cuban aristocrat and a body based on a mixed-race mulata model, the statue activated—and still galvanizes—a range of memories, myths, and meanings related to aesthetic constructs of the nation. Those...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the logical clarity of such philosophical polarizations maintains a tendency toward collapse. Introducing its key concerns through Badiou, the article provides a schematic outline of the history of philosophy’s gendered relation to the state legal archive through Plato, Kant, and Hegel and ends by...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the demand for homogeneity across elements and media objects—organize temperature management. The thermocultures of media inflect its composition, movements, and temporalities and embed it within existing regimes of capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality. The study of thermocultures offers an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law and...
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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 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rosi Braidotti This article situates the geological turn in media theory within the critical posthumanities, defining them in both quantitative and qualitative terms. They can be assessed quantitatively by reviewing the proliferation of interdisciplinary “studies” areas—such as media and gender...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
... specificities of gender and sexuality among Islamic peoples, nor of key points of intersection between them and the metropolitan sex/gender system. Without September 11 th and the extreme US response, Binnie is able to show something of what is at stake for people who migrate, but he hardly touches on the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... elected President Salvador Allende, violently restructured the Chilean social body through massive detentions, tortures, and disappearances of political actors. With reason, emergent scholarship on General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship grappled with issues of political violence and its gendered...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 November 2015
... mode of commonality without communion, without hypostatisation into any one collective identity” (178). This intriguing notion is nevertheless quite abstract, leaving us to wonder about the political specifics of the dancing relation discussed here: Is it one of social or gender equality? Are we meant...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... issues of value and labor, discipline of bodies, construction of identity and gender issues, and construction of elitist and popular aesthetics through design practices. At the same time, Thinking through Fashion differs from previous fashion readers, since it is the first book to focus exclusively on...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Kim Toffoletti 2014 postfeminism Baudrillard makeover reality television simulation The cultural rhetoric of postfeminism has become a pervasive feature of gender identities and relations in the contemporary West. It has been critiqued by Angela McRobbie as a “kind of anti-feminism, which is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... in British jazz, “jazz of the black Atlantic and Commonwealth,” with particular reference to the Caribbean and South African influence, improvisation and contemporary jazz in the 1960s and 1970s, and finally gender and sexuality in British jazz. The book is enlivened by the words of British jazz...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Islam in Europe. These controversies have engendered a series of conceptual debates ranging from veiling to martyrdom; from gender equality to violence; from freedom of expression to blasphemy. In different ways they all contribute to the ways Islam is being anchored in the European public sphere...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... for grafting hybrid, transforming conceptions of contemporary, primarily South African, gender and postcolonial identities. This paper explores ways in which difference is grafted into/onto skin, using thread as metaphor and material, stitch and suture, with reference to a selected series of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... dominant privatized and domestic vision found in Make . Even within households participating in the social reproduction that Make contributors advocate, the magazine suggests differential legitimations of DIY citizenship as tied to current and historical differences in the gendering of DIY and making...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., from sightseeing to visas and birth certificates). This network is highly gendered as well, with females engaged most clearly in physical and emotional labor, while clinics and legal frameworks stand apart, in a more conventional masculine pose, engaged in forms of labor that are positioned as...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... sheds a revealing light on the importance of taste and cultural preferences for social differentiation and the manifestation of difference. Although assumptions about the principle of social differentiation by gender can be formulated comprehensively based on Bourdieu's ideas – especially those...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 344–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., uptown and down town, intertwined. I continue to believe in the strengths of a culture where the whole spectrum of gender, color, culture, and class share in creating a synergy of energy and ideas. I’m hungry to learn what people who are not like me in places that are not like mine have to offer, even...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of gender, class, and race and how they influence experience. While this is not necessarily a central theme of the project, it is clearly embedded within and subtly threaded throughout Forkert’s analysis, and it is carefully brought to the fore at relevant moments in the text. The book is divided...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... enriched and conceptually elaborated in her subsequent chapters on gendered and sexual identities in the late 1990s. Disrupting the idea that “neoliberal coherences” (p. 110) of identity, practice, and culture have been uniformly imported and effortlessly embraced, Rofel examines how coherent narratives of...