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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., Merril’s protagonist, as liberated by her experiences, it argues that the text shows how she remains compromised by the domestic culture that has produced her. Indeed, the scenario of atomic attack is a device that exposes the effects of prevailing domestic ideologies and their origins in the geopolitics...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... both nations are framed as local narrators with a “geopolitical burden.” This burden entails the responsibility to represent national histories and trauma, often leading to a reading of art practice as overdetermined through the prism of local representation and national identity. Focusing on the work...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... like now , and how might that terrain be shifting? How can we theorize culture as a political issue and politics as a cultural field? © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 cultural politics cultural studies critical theory knowledge production geopolitics disciplines institutions cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tim Bunnell Cities, War and Terrorism: Towards An Urban Geopolitics Graham Stephen Oxford Blackwell 2004 $39.95/£19.99 PB 1405115740 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 This volume maps an “urban geopolitics” in which the highly asymmetrical interrelations of our globalizing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
... international conflict. Between the battlefield of the military campaigns of yesteryear and the anti-city strategy of the present age, postmodern war has undergone hyperconcentration. Like the “world economy,” it is becoming a monopoly, in which the old geopolitics based on the size of nations has...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Beatrice Glow Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 I strive to amplify invisible, suppressed stories shrouded in the geopolitical shadows of colonialism-induced migration through site-responsive installations, participatory and lecture performances, trilingual publishing, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... physical world and geopolitical space have disappeared. Everything that takes place, in a strong sense, has been excluded from view. The rest (what is constitutive of history) has become history. Where local empires held sway, cities thrived. With the advent of global empires there subsists only a kind of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... reading it in terms of its historicity, in terms of repetition rather than as historical closure, one immediately risks leaving the topic altogether. As is well known, the explicit goal of C3I (command, control, contain, and intelligence) in US and allied geopolitical policy is perfect, real-time visual...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... defines this “Predator Empire” as a vast spatiality that thrives in a political era of necropower, where individuals are put to death without asking questions. Shaw’s most insightful theorization of how drones and their new geopolitical sphere affect political decisions, however, acts as bookends for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2009
... to a dynamic living tissue in a constant state of destruction and renewal. Organ-like agencies and circulatory-like systems, according to De Landa, develop and deteriorate in line with geopolitical shifts in power. While examining the satellite images of the Cuban Missile Crisis, it struck me that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a useful corrective to accounts that posit all games as stifling or weakening creative or critical thought in relation to contemporary geopolitical situations, through an analysis of alternative games. There are a number of areas, however, that the book could have expanded on. First, the terms...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... system with a Jamesonian geopolitical-aesthetic of totality in Benjamin Bratton’s The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty (2015). McKenzie Wark’s Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene (2015) mines a minor archive of forgotten Russian revolutionaries (Alexander Bogdanov and Andrei Platonov...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to understand the attacks by militant jihadists, and what provoked them. In brief, they contend that “Political Islam has fed on the twin crises of (failed) secular nationalism and the (failed) post-colonial state” (p. 138). Oil, primitive accumulation, Cold War geopolitics, neoliberal pressures...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... extraterritorial operations. In Forensis ’s exploration of the structural nexus of visibility and invisibility that “scopic systems” (667) of military and surveillance technologies hinge upon and enact, discussions of geopolitical violation of territorial sovereignty are juxtaposed with concerns over the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...) with its outlaws, its misfits and criminals. We explore an emergent geopolitics of urban processes, looking at the need for new paradigms but also at the requirements of a deep historicity that helps to determine the present. We analyze the paradoxes inherent in targeting as they began to emerge from...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... written with the degree of hindsight that only the years 1952–5 could have made possible. Whatever else it may be, then, The Quiet American is to some extent an anatomy of the political condition of Indochina, and even the geopolitical situation, in 1951. As such, it is composed with an exact knowledge...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... time. Benjamin Bratton (2015) argues that the governance of planetary infrastructures as multi-scalar interlocked realities is what defines this particular geopolitical situation. The definitions of the elemental are situations of computational, visual, and other technical media; the earth and its...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
... emancipate itself without using military power (p. 390). This makes Sloterdijk’s book more “personal” than the Sphären -trilogy, and much of this is due to the essayistic style of Im Weltinnenraum . Here, he addresses the current situation and its antecedents, all the while reframing global geopolitical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Māori, and he situates New Zealand filmmaking practices within a wider global economy of Hollywood-dominated cinematic production. As Martens implies when he provides a historical overview, the legacy of colonization still haunts contemporary modes of representing Māori. Not only this, the geopolitics...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
...) critical to “post-modern war.” The screen takes on the force of a “weapon” in its own right, including as a force of intervention and an arm of communication (113). Virilio claims that the screen’s long-distance control of the geopolitical is ensured by the electromagnetic “signature” (presence) of a...