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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the contested culture-driven politics of identity. On the other hand, they grapple with the economic realities of a globalized world and the ways in which economic wedges are driven between people on cultural lines. Studied together, the discourses of immigration and GM reveal how boundaries are created...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Jeffrey J. Williams Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 By the 1990s critics had shown the ways that race, class, gender, ethnicity, and sexuality shape identity. Yet, as Lennard J. Davis pointed out, disability was largely invisible on the spectrum of identity. With Enforcing...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... present condition. Finally, Shaw's work is examined in relation to theories of autobiographical memory and childhood development to show how the postwar council estate had an indelible effect on the formation of Shaw's personal and cultural identity. The still, almost petrified presence of the tree...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Jodi Dean This article draws from Slavoj Žižek’s approach to ideology to theorize neoliberalism as an ideological formation. I focus on neoliberalism’s fantasy of free trade and on its displacement of symbolic identities by imaginary ones. The fantasy of free trade organizes enjoyment through...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and representations; mechanisms and structures; experiences and identities. The empirical and conceptual insights of the contents are then highlighted, with regard to the significance of discourses of legitimacy, namely, those of meritocracy, civility, and luxury; the intersections of race and class that underpin...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... current critical discussions of luxury and inequality. Since the 1990s, anthropology has seen a boom in consumption and material culture studies coterminous with the rise of identity politics and its celebration of diversity. In anthropological theory, as well, linking consumption to identity has stolen...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... investigates personalized postcolonial identity through reference to colonialism, geographies, histories, political positions, and cultural affiliations. Artwork is used as a space within which to interrogate personal and collective relationships to South African British colonial history and its current...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Helga Lénárt-Cheng This article seeks to contribute to the debate about the relationship between time and social identity by studying the recent trend of simultaneous, crowd-sourced visual diaries. The article focuses on the concept of simultaneity and its relation to communal identity. Crowd...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 347–361.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the importance of Middle-earth to New Zealand's national identity in the twenty-first century. This hybrid identity was then articulated as something that stood against labor actions by film industry workers, culminating in citizen marches against local labor. It closes by exploring ways that the importance...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid What are the politics of Gilles Deleuze's study of cinematic modernity? In film studies, the discipline that formally assumes cinema as its object, Deleuze's concepts have been used to explore the processes by which national identities have been historically constructed...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leong Yew Little has been written about Asian spy films and their relationship with Cold War cultural studies. While their Anglo-American counterparts could be discursively analyzed for the way they portrayed Western anxieties about communism, constructed own identities as opposed to the alterity...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of aid and authority. This paper surveys the predicament of the producer of anthropological knowledge “as usual” in such regimes of intervention. What identity does the anthropologist create? What is the self-claimed rhetoric of authority for research undertaken in such situations? Three alternatives...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of full-blown globalization, with all its attendant laudatory dimensions and many burdens and discontents, because of the unavoidable intercultural tensions and stresses around identity, belonging, and power these processes produce, we address several pressing questions about politics, culture...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... setting and resonances of this aggressive action of urban–global “upgrading” in the city. The contemporary, general logic of metropolitan globalization should be situated in the specific and distinctive context of Istanbul's evolving urban identity. There are three principal objectives. The first...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nouri Gana This article examines the cultural politics of bastardy in the films of Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid at a time when questions of national and cultural identity have come to the fore in Tunisia in the wake of the Revolution of Freedom and Dignity. Nouri Bouzid is the doyen of Tunisian...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... both nations are framed as local narrators with a “geopolitical burden.” This burden entails the responsibility to represent national histories and trauma, often leading to a reading of art practice as overdetermined through the prism of local representation and national identity. Focusing on the work...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 206–225.
Published: 01 July 2014
... project initiated by Marxism in the last century. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 autonomia identity individualism Marxism multiplicity Paolo Virno is an Italian political theorist and philosopher. He is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of A Grammar of the Multitude...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and nonfoundational element in the “experience of thinking” is seen as crucial for Heidegger at Todtnauberg, as opposed to its having offered, as Sharr’s study concludes, a “datum” for personal identity. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Heidegger hut Todtnauberg earth thinking Adam Sharr’s...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that the university is undergoing a major identity crisis. What many of these analyses fail to recognize is the underlying educational logic at work in higher education—a logic that informs both conservative and progressive analyses of the university. Building on the work of Giorgio Agamben, we present a critical...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... domineering state. Some of the multimillionaires and billionaires interviewed for this research have married philanthrocapitalist ideas with beliefs molded by their Soviet past and their self-perception as belonging to the intelligentsia. Such distinct and seemingly morally superior identities, together...