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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 359-380.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Priya Kurian; Debashish Munshi Immigration and genetic modification (GM) are two contentious sociocultural issues that have attracted considerable academic, political, and public attention in New Zealand. Although seemingly disparate, the discourses around the two issues share common anxieties...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275-306.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... This is followed by the unraveling of three layers that have constituted the 1999 scandal following Sloterdijk’s reply to Heidegger’s letter On Humanism : Sloterdijk’s actual text on humanism and Bildung in the age of genetic engineering; the scandal and the mass-medialization of philosophical critique...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 237-252.
Published: 01 July 2010
... conception of the relationship between human beings and technology against the conception implicit in Marx, he seeks to establish a ground for an encyclopedist humanism – a genetic encyclopedism – that lies beyond both the humanism combated by Heidegger and that philosopher's own anti-anthropological...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 307-325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... birth mother or a Norwegian man genetically proved to be the father. Thus they consider the twin babies Indian rather than Norwegian. The Indian authorities prioritize the intended parent, however, and consider the babies Norwegian. Consequently, during their first fifteen months of life, the children...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5-28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... regimes. The politics of targeting and its relation to the just cannot be separated from urban governance and inquiry, for targeting itself is the condition that makes the political possible. 1. From “Francais, encore un effort!”. 2. Genet, “Interview with Madame Gobeil.” 3. Michael...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 95-122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... repetition of difference. Innovations in genetic engineering make up the third major technological cluster. While Gregor Mendel's discoveries in the 1860s on the breeding of peas are normally identified as the foundation of modern genetics, this technological cluster has thus far remained largely in the...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 134-138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... technologies, cloud computing, and recombinant genetic technologies. Indeed if, of late, a global fascination with the trope of the “posthuman” has emerged, it is because under the present conditions the human itself is about to become an outdated, obsolete, or—in Günther Anders’s words—“antiquated being...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 273-282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... feedback throughout the process of creating this special section. References Appadurai Arjun . 1996 . Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Bestard Joan . 2004 “ Kinship and the New Genetics: The Changing Meaning...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309-329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the years of the main composition of Lolita up to December 1953. Scientific studies of the survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki between 1947 and 1952 looked at genetic damage, incidence of leukaemia, and stillbirth rates. 10 A great deal of information was also available in the annual reports of...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 372-386.
Published: 01 November 2019
... its praxeological significance” (158). The followers of Mises took his rather parenthetical opening to the possibility of race theory and drove the proverbial truck through it. In their appeal to racial science, they found a genetic basis for unequal capacity and unequal achievement and, in...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 249-252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... which is often lacking in many aesthetic theories in architecture. The key to Leach’s enterprise is not to recreate an architectural ontology; instead, he travels in the realms of psychic life, taking on the idea of mimesis – as old as its Greek etymological form and as new as the latest genetic...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 139-143.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., which chapters like “Sex with Ron,” by Jennifer Doyle, and “The Man and His Tattoos (By the Man Who Did Them),” by Alex Binne, examine. In tandem with the queer writings of André Gide, Georges Bataille, Jean Genet, and William S. Burroughs, as well as eastern mystics like Fakir Musafar, significant...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 207-228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... objects thus constituting a doubling of “differ a nce.” This is a passage from: “a genetic differance to a nongenetic differance ” ( Stiegler 1994: 183 ; 1998: 175 ). Now it might immediately be asked whether Derrida's writing and thinking around the supplement, the trace, and “differ a nce...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 409-430.
Published: 01 November 2011
... at the beginning). Baudrillard found examples of this in the pairing of semiotics (code from which value emanates and by means of which competence is defined) and genetics (DNA as prototype of every code), under the rubric that genetics provides a strategic command-code (for the “theologians of...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 233-252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... science, the regulation and responsibility for risks created through mass amateurization become issues. Anxieties over increased risks are particularly visible in the policing of DIY biology, especially amateur experimentation with the genetic materials of living agents ( Schmidt 2008 ; Hope 2009...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431-444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... accidental within the overall condition of man, which is taken to be naturally good and happy (Baudrillard 2004a: 117; 2005: 139). Evil is objectified as some clearly circumscribed foreign element – whether it takes the form of history, of society, of perversion, genetics, or some geopolitical “Axis of Evil...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 311-320.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt for the RAND corporation on Netwar and US military strategy. Luciana Parisi focuses on the role of the genetic algorithm in the development of network architectures, while Roberta Buiani concludes the section with an essay seeking to distinguish the viral as a category...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 151-162.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the story reaches toward its exit scene. The acid yellow colors of its finale—as the lovers drive into their cinematic future through fields of rapeseed (barely grown in England before the 1970s) places our sense of genetically modified, technologically determined springtime into theirs. You...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 275-280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... electronic waste industries and their contaminating penetration into the soils, food systems, and genetic composition of humans and living things. And like Parikka and Peters, Cubitt is attentive to the materialities and aesthetics of environmental media. This nexus provides an empirico-aesthetic foundation...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299-318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a wager on hopelessness and fear that has since emerged in politics, because so many risks that Yanquis worry about are un insurable. As dangers mount, safeguards diminish. So whether we are discussing nuclear-power plants or genetically modified foods, the respective captains of industry argue...