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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Humbert is read through the lens of Cold War anxieties about radiation, missile attack through the DEW Line and a “mapping” of America by subversive aliens. Lolita herself is the Uranium Girl, radiant child of nuclear America under threat from the death ray of the bomb’s fallout. The Afterword is most...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Figure 3 A girl reading. Qattan Foundation library, Gaza City More
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Published: 01 March 2015
Figure 1 Girls practicing karate. Gaza Athletic Club, Gaza City. More
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Published: 01 March 2015
Figure 2 Girls practicing karate. Gaza Athletic Club, Gaza City. More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
... is the collective figure of African American “othermothers”; and finally the third is Amy, the girl who gave flesh to Carol Gilligan's “ethics of care” proposition. Departing from these specific figures, the article tackles the problem of reimagining the labors (and pleasures) of social reproduction and creative...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 89–99.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Figure 3 A girl reading. Qattan Foundation library, Gaza City ...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in black and white Figure 1. Extracted details from Terry Richardson’s Kibosh images (2004). Faces rephotographed, cropped, and rendered in black and white The shot of “good girl gone bad” actress and model Lindsay Lohan that closes Terrywood works in just such a way too: an open mouth...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 12–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... authenticity and moral purpose, the “Rural Girl,” it seems, just cannot have fun. In this essay, I foreground rural women's pleasure-seeking practices, in consumption, fun and friendship, which were the unanticipated outcomes of their involvement with a local nongovernmental organization (NGO...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 2022
... had promised access for all. Along with this consumerist surge came an upwelling of postfeminist culture, from the vivacious sexy stage performances of girl bands like Boom Shaka in the 1990s, part of the Kwaito movement (Blose 2012 ; Steingo 2005 , 2016 ), to the contemporary visibility...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 222–230.
Published: 01 July 2008
... to become one, for most, remained mostly in the realm of fantasy and projection. There was no celebrity culture per se – no Real World full of American Idols , Apprentices , Big Brothers , Survivors , Bachelors , Extreme Makeovers , Fear Factors , Rich Girls , Trailer Park Boys , Art Stars...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... at which each girl wears a different color of lipstick and performs oral sex on each of the boys. The rainbow, I gather, is what the boys end up with. I’m not sure what the girls end up with. There is some debate about whether these parties exist anywhere apart from this book. How much social reality...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., little girls in army fatigues marching in formation, and preteen boys chanting (images and sounds all drawn from the 1970 footage), Godard later mournfully reflects on what he has learned: “The actors in the film were filmed in danger of death. Death is represented in this film by a flow of images...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 July 2022
... distinctions in physical appearance could open or foreclose social opportunities” (46). Thomas's analysis expands outward from South Africa to appreciate a larger, transnational discourse surrounding the “modern girl,” with her latter chapters delving into the rise of skin lightening as a billion-dollar...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
...…reported this week that a small mouse, which presumably had been watching television, attacked a little girl and her full-grown cat.…Both mouse and cat survived, and the incident is recorded here as a reminder that things seem to be changing. ( McLuhan 1994 [1964]: 3 ) To begin a book this way, as McLuhan...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 1001 Nights .” 7 Roufa may still be able to deliver on these promises, but the film focuses on his breakdown and crisis. When he was in his prime, Roufa never missed his target, but now he mistakes one local girl for a Western tourist and has to apologize profusely to her afterward. Aziz (Adel...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... but also an illegitimate son in the recent TV dramatization of Tracks in the Snowy Forest (Lin Hai Xue Yuan). 2 In another case, the “white-haired girl,” Xi’er, formerly a classic example of the oppression of poor peasants prior to communist liberation, is now portrayed as a successful businesswoman...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... billboard. The energetic male presenter, celebrity stylist Gok Wan, often refers to himself as being “on a mission” to change women’s negative body image, touting phrases such as “Girls, what’s wrong with you? You need to start loving what you’ve got,” “Show us some flesh, girlfriend,” and “Confidence...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 381–390.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with each of four other shots: a bowl of soup, a girl, a teddy bear and a coffin. Even though the shot of the actor was exactly the same in each version, viewers still believed that he was portraying very different emotions: hunger, tenderness, grief. 1. D’You have to shine that in our...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., and fell hard for the witty, fierce voices of artist collectives such as Gran Fury and the Guerilla Girls. Carrie Moyer, “Anglea: Double Wanted,” 2004. Screenprint. 25 × 19 inches. Installed as part of “Facade Project.” Carrie Moyer, “Anglea: Double Wanted,” 2004. Screenprint. 25 × 19 inches...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2012
... suspiciously like Mädchen (girls): whenever Kittler was sufficiently stimulated, media theory turned into girl theory (as those who have prowled through the first two volumes of Musik und Mathematik [ Music and Mathematics ] will confirm). But what struck me most was the way he ended sentences. If Kittler...