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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... “social ideology” so as to offer an in-depth analysis of contemporary China's dominant mentality. It is suggested that a dominant ideology has emerged that has totally restructured social organization and people's perception of everyday life. Furthermore, this thesis fully explores changes that have taken...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in motion and at rest and of the coiled potential within them” (219), as Adam Nayman and Andrew Tracy note in this essay collection. Denis’s emphasis on the informe (the inchoate, the nascent, the transitional) poses a particular challenge for critics interested in the ideology of form. Her filmic...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... communist bloc and how the protagonists' fantasies of the West are sustained by ideology even in the face of the harsh realities of contemporary capitalism. Slavoj Žižek's Lacanian model of ideology is applied to the film texts in order to highlight these issues, particularly his notion of “traversing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... that are insidiously imposed from without, internationally. Although largely unintentional, Slavick's essay and selection of art combined present the scholar and critic of theory and ideology with a fascinating study of the ongoing tension between the current predilection for commentary and analysis of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
...David I. Backer; Tyson E. Lewis It is not uncommon to hear criticisms of the university today. From the right, the university is seen as nothing more than a mere liberal bastion or hotbed for leftist ideological indoctrination. And from the left, the university is considered nothing more than a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Henry A. Giroux This article argues that while the United States has been drifting toward the ideological right since the 1980s, the election of George W. Bush marks a qualitative turn toward authoritarianism. This authoritarian turn is traced through the rise of four antidemocratic tendencies in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., this article is equally interested in the film's production history and its reception by global audiences. While initial reactions to the film focused on its ideological commitments (e.g. racism, collusion between Hollywood and the Pentagon, post-September 11 th patriotism), these readings continually...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... trajectory in the work of his followers. There is a discernible homology and, indeed, to an extent, a convergence between consumerist Cultural Studies and the neoliberal ideology of consumer sovereignty, named here as “cool capitalism.” The genealogy of “cool” is traced and its incorporation into capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the memory of their critical projects is rapidly giving way to the uncontested status of today’s global neoliberalist ideology. Yet, Sloterdijk argues, this is not necessarily a bad thing, not even for critical thought. In the third and fourth parts of his essay, his explicit aim is to “translate...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Live 8, but traces this back through Make Poverty History, Jubilee 2000, and Live Aid; and it makes contrasts with another example of music’s use for political ends: Rock Against Racism. What we are concerned to show is how Geldof’s role was constituted both by the political and aesthetic ideology that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Kenneth J. Saltman This article discusses how neoliberal and neoconservative ideologies, policies, and political projects inform the changing nature of educational privatization efforts by the right wing. It contends that these projects, which are global in nature, threaten the development of forms...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., société de la connaissance , etc.) with its attendant economic contradictions and a series of accompanying “postmodern” ideological effects that are, in Gorz's view, catastrophic in their “post-human” implications. The essay which follows is concerned most closely with the implications of the new...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... reflection on the banalization of exception. This is followed by a parallel between the biopolitical optic of the film and today's dominant ideology, which Badiou calls “democratic materialism.” We emphasize that, despite its critical credentials, The Hurt Locker is totally silent on the most crucial aspect...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... studies were unavoidably political because of questions of value, ideology, and power this study entails. This article by the editors of the journal Cultural Politics provides a short survey of the field, its emergence, issues of interest, and its relationship to cultural studies. To do so within an era...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... distinguished from previous right-wing ideologies. More generally, the three contradictions presented here are proposed as explanations for understanding the mainstreaming of the alt-right in contemporary politics and culture. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 alt-right mass media postmodernism...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... surveyed – the expert, the reporter and the witness – with the third focused upon since it has increasingly become an expressed self-identity or ideology of anthropological research within scenes of intervention. Witnessing offers a return to a position of a kind of disinterestedness following on the binds...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... can only be fully understood if it is viewed alongside a consideration of the ideological function of fantasy, especially as it is set out in the work of Slavoj Žižek. The article focuses on one particular piece of mimesis, namely the “Elite Force Aviator: George W. Bush 12-inch Action Figure” to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... through which the city's historical trajectory has come to be conceived (as elaborated preeminently in the literary texts of Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar and, subsequently, Orhan Pamuk). Third, I explore the new conceptual and ideological frame that is now coming to be mobilized to serve as a rationale for the...