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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...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 28–43.
Published: 01 March 2022
... positive” model is criticized for appropriating a plus-size agenda and not having a “true” plus-size body? Based on two Brazilian cases and literature review, this article proposes the notion of “gendered ruptures of performances,” which reveal expressive incoherence in the “narratives of the self,” thus...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 returning to Badiou...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Ace Lehner Abstract This article explores potentialities for experiencing trans joy via creative praxis, which the author coins “trans failure.” As the author defines it, trans failure builds on examples set by queer failure, such as casting off limiting cultural norms (like binary gender...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and 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 alternative...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Mehita Iqani Abstract This article explores the ways in which patina is deployed in gendered celebrity culture, specifically through forms of visual communication in relation to luxury. The article is framed by literature on race and gender from apartheid to postapartheid, and texture in visual...
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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 (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 (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...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the politics of cool intersects with race and gender. The article considers the epistemology of “cool” across different consumer media. The music video, This Is America , it is argued, resists easy classification but expands the concept of and jouissance of ‘cool’ so that violence too becomes a kind...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 March 2022
... imperatives acknowledge stress and difficulty, and at times highlight their gendered impacts, yet nevertheless systematically figure responses and solutions in individual, psychological, and often consumerist terms. The discussion demonstrates how positivity imperatives operate not only through verbal advice...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 12–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Christina . 2011 . Introduction to New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism, and Subjectivity , 1 – 17 . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan . Gjøstein Dagrun K. 2014 . “ A Veiled Change Agent: The ‘Accredited Social Health Activist’ in Rural Rajasthan .” In Women, Gender...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 July 2022
... lighteners has simultaneously challenged and entrenched racial and gender hierarchies in both South Africa and the wider world throughout the twentieth century. Thomas does not merely argue that skin lightening is a dangerous or racially coded practice, but she instead focuses on what makes skin lightening...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... are subsumed under sex and the longue durée of sexual oppression in which Firestone envelops Engels’s “The Origin of the Family.” Hoisted on an unstable conception of class, Firestone’s understanding of sex fails to anticipate intersectional feminism. Likewise, the thresholds of “sex” and “gender...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and 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 (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and individualization on female subjects and the accordant expectations and responsibilities for women to invoke successful femininities that transcend class, race, and gender obstacles within this paradigm ( McRobbie 2009 ; Ringrose and Walkerdine 2008 ). Feminist scholars observe that the articulation of successful...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... 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” (from...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
... 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 migrate, but he...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... forms of mobilization and unpacking the visual and material culture of political debate in public space points us to the ways in which Left and Right political strategies and discourse developed not in contradistinction but in relation to each other” (197). A gender, class, and visual culture lens...