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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... works elaborate strident critiques of the globalizing corporate capitalist-driven transformation of the “program industries” and its destructive (and indeed self-destructive) undermining of the processes through which individuals and collectives co-individuate successfully, that is, continue to manage...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... “life politics” ( Giddens 1991 ) and “individualization” ( Beck and Beck-Gernsheim 2002 ). The article argues that the concept of lifestyle extends beyond the pursuit of leisure and consumption practices and that lifestyle politics involves the expression of individual rights, the management of risk in...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
... belong to a particular temporal political economy, dictates the ability of many to achieve well-being by managing the degradation and rehabilitation of individuals. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Salvation Army Goodwill governing labor status degradation time welfare mix In 2014 the...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari that inspires the work of Jane Bennett, Rosi Braidotti, Brian Massumi, Isabelle Stengers, Mark Hansen, and Jussi Parikka. In each, the care of the possible is based on experimentation and embrace of open-ended practice: collaboration rather than individual...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Seb Franklin Cloud computing is an increasingly commonplace term today, used to describe the relocation of hardware resources, programs, and data from individual, local machines to a network accessible from a variety of platforms and devices. In unpicking the complex cultural logic that cloud...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
... offers to individuals a means by which they can “escape” from their given realities by creating their own. However, the article also draws critical attention to the economic dimension of Second Life , and the disruptive, divisive and unstable nature of the virtual world (scamming, terrorism, social...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reality and that of personal freedom. Baudrillard's perfect crime becomes, for Dantec, the alibi for an absolute crime: the invisible and perfectly integrated acts of numerous serial killers operating with impunity. However, it is not so much individual acts such as murder that constitute evil , but...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... can go hand-in-hand with paradoxical luxuries facilitated by fatalist attitudes, points to what such an anthropology of luxury might look like. In a village near Lucknow, women embroider luxury pieces for fashion ramps and celebrities, while being fed meritocratic dreams of individual progress and...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between public and private, state and individual interests have become redefined and obscured through new discourse strategies. They conclude that the present financial and regulatory “crisis” cannot be adequately resolved without a new analytic framework for examining the relationships between...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
...John Street Arts prizes have become an increasingly prominent part of the cultural landscape, influencing not only the careers of individual artists but also the policies of cultural industries and cultural institutions. Despite this, relatively little detailed attention has been given to the arts...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... large, efforts to keep it under control became discursively a “war against SARS”; epidemic is a “disease” that invades potentially all the bodies of the entire nation and the state is the only organization that is capable of defeating it. Strategically, the government placed exposed individuals under...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... perspective. It explores the compression of time through the acceleration of movement and measures the velocity of a counterculture that has “hopped up” the machinery of repression as it approaches final impact. This essay discusses the film in the context of issues surrounding individual liberty and national...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... between individual self-fashioning on the one hand, and on the other hand changing symbolic and social orders. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 cartoons transnational circuitry public spheres civil societies media Europeans have used tolerance as an excuse for not confronting...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... flights of autobiography dictated while traveling in automated transport. I argue that in an auto poem like “Wichita Vortex Sutra,” Ginsberg develops a poetic “potentialism” whereby lyric language is made a vehicle for new possibilities and powers of individual feeling and dissent. Combating the...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., while acknowledging that this depends on the effective management of individual media profiles, the article proposes a critical reappraisal of the place of the celebrity personae in political communication in order to account for the possibility of constructive modes of media performance. © BERG 2010...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-sourced visual diaries such as 2010’s Life in a Day are often celebrated as a means to relativize time and social homogeneity through individual narrative perspectives. To challenge this view, I show how the notion of simultaneity itself can be appropriated for purposes of legitimation and how Life in a...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... experience, and relationship with me-dia. It analyzes the digital gadget’s role in the reorientation of the broadcast ecology around personalized media worlds and experiences, arguing that its mode of play represents an integration of the life, activities, bodies, and attention of the individual that extends...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 206–225.
Published: 01 July 2014
... relevance of his thought to the emancipatory 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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Internet organized networks cooperation creativity writing authorship Simondon individuation identity knowledge In the age of profit and extreme individualism, collaboration and free cooperation between persons holding each other in mutual esteem may seem an untimely notion. Not to speak...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 281–283.
Published: 01 November 2017
... increasingly digital age. As I read, I heard Wendy Brown’s (2015) elaborations of neoliberalism in Bauman’s analysis of the devolution of once collective responsibilities to the individual, and Jacques Rancière’s Hatred of Democracy (2006) in his analysis of the gap between power and politics. In a...