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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 (2022) 18 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of a global pandemic that has affected women disproportionally, and when structural injustices and inequalities have been made ever more visible, positivity and individualized self-care interpellations to women flourish, anger is muted, and critiques of structural inequality are largely silenced. Thus...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., these two moments demonstrate the historical continuity of a core imperative to exhaustively capitalize space. This historicization also foregrounds the racialized inequalities coded within these informatic logics. Against the bright innovation narratives of technology, this article stresses a longer...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of how the accumulation of wealth is perpetuated and excused through discourses of legitimation, structural dynamics, and lived identities. These are much-needed critical interventions at a time of escalating inequality. © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 This content is made freely available...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...; but where luxury unites community and advances human endeavor, it can be defended on moral grounds. However, in the contemporary period, growing economic inequality is increasingly overshadowing any positive moral impact of luxury. This article has explored the question of whether contemporary luxury...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... preexisting forms of inequality and as a powerful solvent of the unexamined presumptions of the dominant discourse of globalization. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 mobilities inequalities instabilities boundaries Toward the end of 2019 our increasingly mobile world (as we...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 37–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and materially impossible. At the same time, it is insufficient to fall back on narratives about the ontological inevitability of entanglement with nonhumans because the harms—for humans and other species—that are posed by particular relations are tightly bound with socioeconomic inequalities and asymmetries...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... escalating wealth inequalities, stalling social mobility, and almost one decade of punishing austerity measures, the cultural pull of meritocracy has not waned. For scholars concerned with the persistent structural inequalities and injustices that block upward social mobility, the insistence on individual...
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Published: 01 November 2007
of normalcy to its psychotic limits. The work questions the gay movements’s insistence on legalized marriage as the only answer to social inequities caused by homophobia and patriarchy. More
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Published: 01 March 2013
worsening ubiquitous corruption and inequality. Patriotic TV programs depicting the founding of the “New China” have not lost their attraction. (Photos top to bottom: Yunnan Province and Hunan Province) More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., and Australia. Socioeconomically marginalized groups bear the political and economic inequities of the “neoliberal diet” of energy-dense, nutrient poor, processed edibles ( Otero et al. 2015 ) most heavily, for reasons that include economic insecurity and precarity ( Offer, Pechey, and Ulijaszek 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Larner Wendy . 2000 . “ Neoliberalism: Policy, Ideology, Governmentality .” Studies in Political Economy 63 : 5 – 26 . Lazzarato Maurizio . 2009 . “ Neoliberalism in Action: Inequality, Insecurity, and the Reconstitution of the Social...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... History of Our Streets . YouTube video, 59:36. Posted February 24, 2014. youtube.com/watch?v=yyUhMIEZh0I . Beaverstock Jonathan Hay Iain 2016 . “ They’ve ‘Never Had It So Good’: The Rise and Rise of the Super- Rich and Wealth Inequality .” In Hay and Beaverstock 2016 : 1 – 17...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the 1990s science wars, in which critique in general, work from a poststructuralist tradition in particular, and—more specifically still—theoretical perspectives concerned with gender and racial inequality have been seen as contributing to a relativization of facts and expert knowledge. 1 Particular...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., we suggest, that not only have significance particularly to British ways of life but also contribute and perpetuate social inequalities. The genre of do-it-yourself (DIY) programs has always been popular on British television. How ever, of specific interest here is both the shift in style...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and Regime in Putin’s Russia .” Slavic Review 68 , no. 3 : 528 – 47 . Scheidel Walter . 2017 . The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Schimpfössl Elisabeth . 2014...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that Williams’s statement shares insight with Foucault’s ([1972] 2010 : 44) work on discursive formations, which are “made possible by a group of relations established between authorities of emergence, delimitation, and specification.” Philanthropy today is certainly “bound up with” wealth and inequality...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 372–386.
Published: 01 November 2019
... domestic and international inequality, neoliberals attacked what they saw as the Left’s faulty premises: the perfectibility of humans through state intervention and the possibility of a future equality of not only starting points but outcomes. Taking aim at what they saw as the “collectivism” and “blank...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 July 2023
... (Berlant 2011 ; Majewska 2021 ); a globally distributed discourse promoting individualism and competition, naturalizing entrepreneurialism as a human quality (Harvey 2005 ; Lorusso 2019 ); and a political process addressing social inequality through the lens of the market (Fraser 2017 ). Lauren...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., struggling to make ends meet on the very edge of society. Of course, these are precisely the inequalities and the imbalances that the CCP is concerned to address through its utopian politics of harmony and dreaming, and these are absolutely the inequalities and imbalances that are behind Chan’s dystopian...