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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 (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 (2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., including the historical role of thermal management in the differentiation of gendered bodies. The problem of temperature was not only of the external climate but of the excess heat generated by the presses themselves. Some pressrooms were full of extraordinarily hot air, and in these conditions...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2015) 11 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 help expose a contemporary and occasionally...
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Cultural Politics (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 that was only...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... macromolecules that are typically connected through strong covalent bonds. There are two types of synthetic plastics: 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...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... : Ediciones Universitarias de Valparaíso . Keller Richard . 2015 . Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Klein Naomi . 2014 . This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate . New York : Simon and Schuster...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 by Randall and Bott. The construction's core...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 July 2007
... – 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 rituals that mark...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of permafrost” (2015: 24), where the northern climate provides the ideal natural cooling systems for the servers and data storage that release heat. Data processing requires exponential provisions of energy; it releases heat and therefore demands specific ecologies that in turn are disrupted and affected by its...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 illustrate this perfectly, allowing a few hundred stars to hold...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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, were at the heart of the first Enron scandal and the Californian electricity crisis of 2001 ( Weare 2003 ). Beyond the scandalous market-fixing...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... 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 fabulous beach; and then her dimpled dimness would stir, and I would know she...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... with a margin of error of 2.2 percentage points upward or downward. The statistical 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...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 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 intimate...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., 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 technics...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 March 2021
... COVID-19 crisis, which it rightly points out is but a symptom of the more chronic global heating catastrophe. The article proposes a practical task, “taking advantage of the forced suspension of most activities to take stock of those we would like to see discontinued and those, on the contrary, that we...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 307–325.
Published: 01 July 2012
... through the making of traditional Norwegian food and in her longing for Norwegian cheese but also in her kinning of the twins as more Norwegian than Indian. Moreover, the boys are positioned as both psychologically as well as environmentally connected to Volden; they have difficulties with the heat...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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 by the West African Yoruba and also in other parts of Africa...