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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... materials targeting Indigenous people in Canada largely confirms this approach, it also gives us clues as to what another, better financial literacy might look like. The article concludes by asking what financial literacy education for the radical imagination might look like and what the further...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Hanan Toukan This article studies the Picasso in Palestine exhibit in light of what it means to be a modern and resistant Palestinian colonial subject, living in a sovereign state-to-be in our contemporary global world. By drawing on theories of the imagination, resistance studies, art...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 4 The check-in and baggage-drop area at Stansted Airport, before refurbishment in 2006, showing glass, as a symbol of the idea of transparency, imagined as lending the image of openness, democracy, and freedom. Courtesy Adam Sharr Figure 4. The check-in and baggage-drop area at Stansted More
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sarah R. Davies The maker movement has risen to recent public prominence, imagined by governments, industry, and educators as leading to economic growth. This article examines this movement through analysis of the figure of the hacker and the way in which scientific citizenship is represented...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., the reality is that it was always so. In the context of the new articulations of complexity, however, it becomes crucial to develop more imaginative and resonant forms of understanding and dealing with cultural change. Certain possibilities are put forward—though only as possibilities among many potential...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., in which Jesus says to Mary Magdalene “noli me tangere” (“touch me not”), in order to imagine the emergence of a community of spirit from the social, political, and economic ruin caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrasting this community of spirit to the Chinese Communist Party's Foucauldian response...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 48–54.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... We do not know if COVID-19 will be or will have been, only that it is now part of the resources out of which any future must be made. The pandemic is an opportunity to imagine the postpandemic culture. It teaches us that imagination, a term largely lost from cultural politics, is potentially...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and offering a meditation on the autonomous (as a combination of the terms auto and nomos ), the article explores the profound ramifications for imagining the political subject as agent and, further, for the conditions of thinking the autonomous as concept, subject, or technology. © 2015 Duke University...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to think the relationship between cinema and space and offers a geography of absence as the precondition for the imagination of a new space. The article shows how this framework informs Keiller’s visual grammar, including his emphasis on a deliberate scarcity of gestures and the invisibility...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... such landscapes. The image of children playing among ruins joined these two meanings together, making the bombsite into a habitat for “feral” youth—the imagined threat that haunts the welfare state. By attending to the material and symbolic landscapes of postwar ruins, we can see a cultural politics struggling...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... an examination of the cultural politics of current discussions of uninhabitability in the Anthropocene, this article argues against the logic of un/inhabitability—demonstrating its necessity to imagine itself against a subhuman other that was embodied, at least in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Michael E. Gardiner In The Imagination of the New Left: A Global Analysis of 1968 , Katsiaficas suggests the first genuine revolution against “boredom”—a rejection of social conformity, stultifying work, and facile consumerism—occurred in Paris during May ’68. Yet, this event was only the most...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... practice is understood. As such, montage continues to occupy a central place in today’s radical aesthetic imagination, its model of active spectatorship still accepted as a vital expression of an autogestive oppositional politics. However, the economic and political landscape has changed significantly over...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., including the first Black studies courses, at SF State. The EC offers inspiration for creating infrastructures of radical imagination and study. The EC appropriated resources—including spaces, money, teachers, credits, and technologies—for studying within, against, and beyond the normal university. The EC...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 192–213.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., it explores how New Eelam conscripts its public into imagining itself as the morally and aesthetically superior advance-guard of a new world order. Then, it uses Kulendran Thomas’s submerged invocation of the 1969 exhibition Live in Your Head. When Attitudes Become Form to analyze how this experiment...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... divisions between America and the world, as well as among Americans themselves. To support this claim, this article outlines a broad cultural imagination relating to fat—a fat imaginary—that structures common global perceptions of Americans and America, as well as assessments of Trump himself. With sources...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Valeria Graziano Abstract The hypothesis of a post-work society has provoked a newfound interest in the role of imagination in political thinking, made explicit by many authors who turned to the literary genres of utopian and sci-fi writing to sketch possible scenarios of a jobless future...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... an imagined “America” against “the world.” This article argues that Black Hawk Down is not about sovereignty as traditionally conceived, that is about national interest shaping global affairs. Rather, Black Hawk Down articulates, and is articulated by, a new and emerging global order that operates through...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Johanna Drucker In our image-saturated culture, can works of imaginative art have any impact? If so, then what is the critical concept within which their effect can be understood? This article makes use of a systems-theory approach in relation to a longer history of modernist criticism, proposing...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . To this phobic object are contrasted the masculine virtues of totality, universality, and the absolute. On the other hand, then, in its immateriality or its accumulative finitude, philosophy also imagines a positive knowledge. Yet the archive needs be recognized as a site at, through, or around which the logical...