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Published: 01 July 2021
Figure 1 Bilal Kayed, message on seventieth day of hunger strike, August 2016. Translation by the author. More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Figure 1 Bilal Kayed, message on seventieth day of hunger strike, August 2016. Translation by the author. ...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... way or another. He begins his discussion by explaining how he first became involved in debates around the future of Greece in February 2011 through the hunger strike of three hundred undocumented immigrants, who he explains had been reduced to the status of homo sacer by the Greek state. Homo sacer...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
... dangle himself from an urban precipice. All show that desperation is a highway to protest, in which injustice takes an ever more visible toll on the integrity of the body. The endpoint of this journey is, of course, writ large in the fatal hunger strikes that the Maze prisoners later pursued...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
... carts. And while Achaeans and Trojans massacred each other in close combat on the plains surrounding Sacred Ilium, their noble chariot-equipped lords faced off against each other with spears and bows. “That which strikes from afar” is Homer’s well-known epithet for a strategy that unites horse...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... them to death with machetes. Helicopter strikes in busy streets and inhabited neighborhoods, free-fires zones and kill boxes, the heavy bombing and shelling of cities and villages, massive firepower aimed at snipers and small ambushes all kill large numbers of civilians with mathematical predictability...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., nay, the very necessary arts which serve the needs of all are choked out of existence by this flux of superfluities which are serviceable only to the few. Every moment the revolting contrast strikes one between excessive opulence and extreme misery—rags, tatters, and even nakedness, on the one hand...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
...” ( Harvey and Storey 2014 ). The scene is memorable in part because it is beautiful, a poetic scene that resonates. But it strikes at the heart in an achingly poignant way as the camera pulls back to reveal soldiers on guard stealthily moving through the landscape and armored trucks moving along a dirt path...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... him but to domesticate him ( Hyde 1998: 221–2 ). Trickster begins with an enormous penis and an insatiable gut. He is driven by lust and hunger, and these get him and those around him into much trouble. Through painful experiences he loses the excess portions of these organs, and then, less ridden...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . London : Faber & Faber . Edkins J. 2000 . Whose Hunger? Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid . Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press . Eyerman R. Jamison A. 1998 . Music and Social Movements: Mobilizing Traditions in the Twentieth Century . Cambridge...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ecosystems ( Gregory and Andrady 2005 ; Andrady and Neal 2009 ). The accumulation of plastic occasionally forms the content of mainstream media pieces decrying the degradation of fragile natural systems by man-made pollutants. We see striking images of birds, turtles, fish, and other life-forms that mistake...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... on the retreating British forces. In a particularly striking sequence, which depicts a Messerschmitt attack on a column of soldiers, McEwan employs a technique that has been termed “delayed decoding” in order to enact the incapacity of consciousness to grasp a rupturing event that occurs, in Caruth's words...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of Arctic pre-Cambrian granite that prospectors would have been “mainly engaged in checking,” though the whole expedition aims to camouflage its geophysics under the guise of other, purer disciplines (it is striking that the list of scientists Humbert tells us are on the expedition include botanists...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... splash about in an economy that lets millions of people die every year in misery. What are 20,000 dead in New York by comparison? … Regardless of who carried out the massacre, this violence is the legitimate daughter of the culture of violence, hunger and inhumane exploitation” quoted in the New York...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... News Center (August 26). Available online: www.commondreams.org/headlines04/0826-24.htm . Ivins Molly . 2003 . “ Bush Discovers Hunger and Looks the Other Way. ” The Chicago Tribune (December 26). Available online: http://flag.blackened.net/pipermail/infoshop-news/2003-February/002375...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” and the “rotten,” the “wet” and the “burnt,” undergirding the symbolic order as well as framing national imaginaries is (in a language we can easily contextualize to the DSK affair) constructed out of “fears and pleasures, hungers and satisfactions” ( Sergent 2011 : 3). The Spanish cucumber is just the most...