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Cultural Politics (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...
Cultural Politics (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...
Cultural Politics (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...
Cultural Politics (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...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Eva Haifa Giraud; Sarah-Nicole Aghassi-Isfahani The emergence of so-called post-truth politics has seen popular calls to return to the “facts,” accompanied by frequent attacks on gender studies, postcolonial theory, and science and technology studies, all of which have been portrayed as somehow...
Cultural Politics (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...
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...
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 July 2019
... writing explores alternative ways of thinking about the social dynamics of gender and technology. Her approach engages directly with the materiality of everyday life to open up a multidimensional rethinking of public space and gendered citizenship. Bikes and Bloomers is thus so much more than a history...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 277–279.
Published: 01 July 2020
... interpretation in favor of training attention on the sprawling “literacy situations . . . where intrahuman politics of race, class, gender, sexuality, and geography shape the conditions of emergence for [subjectifying] literacy events” (4). To this end, Snaza—director of the University of Richmond’s Bridge to...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
...). He makes no mention of the 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...
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... : Bloomsbury . Puwar Nirmal . 2004 . Space Invaders: Race, Gender, and Bodies out of Place . London : Berg . The argument at the center of this book is that meritocracy has become “a key means of cultural legitimation” (2); operating as an alibi for growing inequalities and injustices...
Cultural Politics (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...
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Firestone .” n + 1 , no. 15 . nplusonemag.com/issue-15/in-memoriam/on-shulamith-firestone/ . Gleeson Jules Joanne . 2017 . “ The Call for Gender Abolition: From Materialist Lesbianism to Gay Communism .” Blind Field: A Journal of Cultural Inquiry , July 31 . blindfieldjournal.com/2017...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 November 2015
... —that is, a 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...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., 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 the role played by critical theory (and theorists) in...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 reliant, paradoxically, on an assumption that feminism has...
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... revival, whiteness 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...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... anthropology, gender studies, and animal studies, Parreñas delivers a decolonial, feminist critique of the Anthropocene. As part of Duke University Press’s Experimental Futures series (coedited by Michael Fischer and Joe Dumit), Decolonizing Extinction calls into question many assumptions about the relations...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... 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, memory, and...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... site 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...