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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 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 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 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 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for upward social mobility. A key strength of Littler’s analysis in this section of the book is how finely it is attuned to the role of class, gender, and “race” in the meanings and manifestations of neoliberal meritocracy. In chapter 4 (“Just like Us”), for instance, Littler demonstrates how “elites...
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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
... —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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... relation to 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...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... different acts and deeds in different national settings, but each refers to a controversy involving 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 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 practices. While covering the range of making skills to include accounts of both men and women as makers, Make often...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... (which manage the transnational client's trip to India, 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... theoretical analysis of empirically verifiable lifestyles 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
...). Rofel’s trajectory is ethnographically 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...