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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., reports ( Daily Telegraph , July 3, 2013) an ironic disillusionment at the very summit of the society: democratic governments inspired by neoliberalism have become quasi-totalitarian, tending a servile population: Saint George having seen off one dragon endlessly invents more and more dragons to slay...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... so constitutes its subjects. Christoph Engemann (2009) has coined the term “governmediality” to give expression to how technologies mediate between governmentality (the production of governed subjects) and what Friedrich Kittler (1990) , adapting a term from Freud, called “systems of inscription...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Chua Beng Huat The 2003 epidemic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) tested the ability of several states in East Asia to keep it under control; this essay chronicles the steps taken by the Singapore government. Once the epidemic broke through confinement in hospitals into the community...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., industrial, and postindustrial), second-order modernization and biopolitical forms of governance from societies of discipline to societies of control or regulation (by codes, flows, distributed feedback, desubjugated knowledges, and capillaries of micropower); ecological feedback systems ; and new grammars...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Mooney Nickel Although the charity thrift shop is typically treated as an apolitical nonprofit entity, it plays a significant cultural and political role in the contemporary practice of governing. In this article, I am concerned with how well-being is distributed through the governance...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the lines of continuity between containment strategies, contact-tracing technology, and circulations and networks. The uptake of mobile application surveillance by government entities to trace the spread of SARS-CoV-2 has seamlessly supplemented containment measures. Singapore's deployment of TraceTogether...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 5: Afghanistan I , In August 1998 , the US announced “Infinite Reach,” antiterrorist missile strikes against targets in Afghanistan and the Sudan. According to William Blum, “from the 1970s to the 80s Afghanistan had a government committed to bringing the underdeveloped country More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6   In many ways, searching for the vestiges of traditional Chinese society is still easier in rural areas than in big cities, where life is increasingly modernized. This situation also holds for religious revival. One could say that the government no longer considers religion the “opium More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... practices of exclusion. This essay explores paradoxical framings endemic to contemporary governance of migration: to make visible and invisible, to show some things while hiding others. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 carceral archipelago detention islands asylum seekers borders...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... Durational factors manifest in issues of health, education, governance, and data. Consumption facilitates the politics of resource and territorial management; technology controls communication and transmission of energy at its base forms into the complexities of every facet of life. Living in a dromoeconomy...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... documents have always been central to our cities’ operation: their trade, accountancy, governance, and culture. In examining the place of mud in the Kulturetechniken of city-making and record-keeping, we see that urban and administrative culture are both utterly dependent on geological resources...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
... conditions, and who is comfortable displaying these qualities in the context of public scrutiny, has led to the cultivation of the enterprising consumer. We also show how the technologies of government employed in the cultural production of the enterprising consumer differ, and necessarily so, from those...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... disciplining and governing citizens and is an otherwise more formidably and unbreakably “moderate” governmentality after the overthrow of the previous “excessive government.” Though freedom is promised to the general public, people have not gotten true freedom and justice. Since this power/knowledge is carried...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Patricia Mooney Nickel This essay inquires into the institutionalization of the author as a governing practice. I observe the experience of two authors—Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and “Mr. Perestroika”—in relationship to two institutions—the Soviet Writers' Union and the American Political Science...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and disciplinary power; the second on biopower, security, and liberalism; and the third on the government of the self and others. Foucault in 1976–79 altered his earlier frame by introducing the concept of governmentality and security dispositif and identified a missing, fourth type of power-governmentality called...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bart Simon; Darren Wershler This article considers Minecraft , one of the most widely played and popular video games of all time, with over 100 million copies sold. Minecraft is an open-ended strategy game about material logistics, governance, and world building. It is also about a nostalgic...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sarah R. Davies The maker movement has risen to recent public prominence, imagined by governments, industry, and educators as leading to economic growth. This article examines this movement through analysis of the figure of the hacker and the way in which scientific citizenship is represented...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of colonization, defying earlier French governments’ oppressive forms of censorship, and addressing the history of colonial barbarity in Algeria, many French documentarians and filmmakers have skillfully used moving images to critique and expose colonial transgressions. In their efforts to reimagine the horrors...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... while working with different types of source material: from technical obstacles (invisible phenomena that require lenses and other optical devices) to socio-political mediation (government secrecy and the search for declassified imagery), to legal encumbrances (accusations of “piracy” and copyright...