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Published: 01 November 2006
1. “wake me when September ends”; 2. “their heat inside”; 3. No one’s hurt. The dispatcher got her wires crossed. That’s why there’s so many cops; 4. Soldiers strip. 1. “wake me when September ends”; 2. “their heat inside”; 3. No one’s hurt. The dispatcher got her wires crossed. That’s why More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and perseverance. At a time when the postrevolutionary public sphere is saturated with heated debates around Tunisian national identity, propelled by fantasies of purity and virile filiation, Bouzid’s bastard characters serve, the author argues, not only to warp and reclaim the political playing field...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... investigation, including the historical role of thermal management in the differentiation of gendered bodies. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 media geology infrastructure heat temperature The impact of an explosion—the result of contact between ammonium nitrate, fuel oil, and the spark of a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 381–390.
Published: 01 November 2006
...1. “wake me when September ends”; 2. “their heat inside”; 3. No one’s hurt. The dispatcher got her wires crossed. That’s why there’s so many cops; 4. Soldiers strip. 1. “wake me when September ends”; 2. “their heat inside”; 3. No one’s hurt. The dispatcher got her wires crossed. That’s why...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... light. Expressed both through Garnett’s paintings and through New Hunting Groups such as Tactical Hog Control, this dissatisfaction links the still emerging technologies of thermal-imaging equipment looking for heat with Garnett’s Beacon , for example. New Hunting Groups of both types can therefore...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... as “transferable truths” about their own lives (p. 41). She finds contested notions of national and personal value in heated debates over which protagonist was best qualified to represent the post-Mao nation. These competing narratives were alike, however, in fostering a particular art of longing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 July 2007
... that promote them – these take the role of the ploughshares and the augurs in the establishment of the contemporary town. In the context of contemporary China – a country with an almost over-heated building industry, where new towns and cities are being planned each day – it is worth recording the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a limited amount to pay, if many of us strive for more, and if some make use of newly available technologies for that purpose, the competition for attention can only heat up. We thus can expect to have two classes – loosely, stars and fans – net attention recipients and net attention payers. Films...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... dead heat, interpreted as “a situation likely to produce a deeply fractured Parliament and the most unstable government” ( Fagan 2004 , June 25), completely ignored their own preelection survey in which people said they preferred a minority government. Their latest seat projection had the Conservatives...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... The Anode is laid left at the end of the heating. The transmission power could within a year be increased from 400W to 100kW. Source: Clayton and Algar 1989: 128 . © 1989: Peter Peregrinus Ltd/The IET. Figure 2. The cavity magnetron E1189 built by GEC, developed from the original magnetron designed...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... glancing finger tips I felt the minute hairs bristle ever so slightly along her shins. I lost myself in the pungent but healthy heat which like summer haze hung about little Haze” (p. 59). “Remote and magically near” recalls “her haunch was working its way toward me under the soft sand of a remote and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
... adventures unfold, Lingis proposes, there is also submersion in the elements, in the radiance of the environment, in the sonority of the heat of the day, and in the support of the earth. Pleasure, sensuality, and bodily movement, then, are all responses to the sensory elements and to the levels, to how...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is a formula in electrical engineering to the effect that for every kilometer of transmission, there is a corresponding loss of energy, which is converted to heat, waste magnetic fields, and noise. This wastage has become integral to the management of the electrical industries that, we should recall...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
...: thermoplastics, consisting of a chemical composition that does not transform when heated and so can be repeatedly remolded, and thermoset plastics, which undergo an irreversible chemical reaction that sets the plastic permanently. As a consequence, thermoplastics can be recycled relatively easily, since they are...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
...-Wells’s prediction that this will happen in the future is optimistic: the 2003 heat wave in Paris produced tens of thousands of excess deaths because of heat exhaustion, what might be referred to as the first casualties of global warming ( Keller 2015 ). One can therefore posit a definition of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., Dick Pountain and David Robins (2000) cite the work of the art historian Robert Farris Thompson on the ancient African notion of itutu , which he translates as “cool.” It refers to composure in battle, heat, and life generally, especially for young males. “Cool” in this sense has been highly valued...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 November 2007
...-heated houses and planning functional hospitals, which are, indeed, essential? (In the terms of a theory of religion: the probability of encountering God in the world having become much more remote than the opposite proposition, it’s necessary to replace divine, heavenly, and private immunity with a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Indian. Moreover, the boys are positioned as both psychologically as well as environmentally connected to Volden; they have difficulties with the heat and humidity, their stomachs suffer from the spicy Indian food, and they are, according to Volden, in need of routines more readily found in Norway. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., anytime, anywhere. (The state war machine today of course has other advanced forms of technē of managing human life, like electronic indexing and archiving of fingerprints, and technologies that sense and determine, through heat and even odor, potential threat. But they are nonetheless irreducibly...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... hybridization of the species ( Hardt and Negri 2000 : 215). The emergence of geology as a term of reference for media and cultural criticism is emblematic of this shift of paradigm. It foregrounds not just any form of materiality, but rather—through the emphasis on plastic, metal, and heat—the earthbound...