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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... media platforms that translate users’ feelings, social attachments, and judgments into dynamic measures of market value (cf. Arvidsson 2012 ). Despite its “complexity” and socialization, labor thus continues to haunt capitalism as it has entered its “informational” stage. It is within the framework of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... polls may not produce knowledge of public opinion, they are a political technology and a vector of power. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 elections public opinion polling technology information dynamics public affect The history of elections and polling is a long one and the list of those who...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Paula Serafini; Jennifer Smith Maguire The authors outline how multiple dimensions—historical and contemporary; global and local; political, economic, social, and cultural—inform an understanding of the super-rich. Recent super-rich scholarship is reviewed with regard to three themes: discourses...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... facilitation of new personal and professional connections: The dynamics of creative ideas in a given agglomeration rely on an institutional process that connects an informal “underground” of creative individuals with formal institutions of the “upperground.” … These two layers of a city or region rarely...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... philosophically informed genealogy of the “nomadic” state enemy, arguing that a basic dynamic of the escalating showdown is the increasingly invasive securing of natural resources. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 AI-Qaeda nomads Osama bin Laden Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorism Horst Herold All life has...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dynamics between organizations, technologies, and politics is to accept the information revolution: “The relationship between humans and information has changed profoundly during the late 20th century; increased accessibility and an explosion in the quantity and quality of information made available to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... dynamics that have traditionally structured public space. It analyzes the different ways in which masks create transformative in-between spaces that signify the presence of a deliberately unspecified absence and therefore facilitate the possibility of thinking differently. It concludes that this strategic...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the context of a dynamic relation between form and content. In the essay “Implosion of Meaning in the Media,” Baudrillard asserts that “We are in a universe where there is more and more information and less and less meaning” (1983: 95) and argues that “Just when we think information is producing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... broadly historical perspective acts as lead-in to discussion of what I see as the central transformative dynamic for capitalism and culture production today – which is the development of neoliberal globalization and the mutually reinforcing rise of the information and communication revolution, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jonathan Bach This essay concerns paranoia's apocalyptic implications when harnessed by the state. It argues that current characterizations of paranoia as either resistance to globalization or a lay critique of Enlightenment ideals do not obviate paranoia's destructive dynamics in the service of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... perfunctory language – whether as “information-rich data banks” or else animating the “fantasy of abundance” – and allow us to see them in a decidedly “political” way, as necessarily “incomplete” and thus eminently “rewritable” formations. This essay then concludes by examining the wider implications this...
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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 July 2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... distribution and the redistribution of profits and information derived from audiences – is critical to an understanding of twenty-first-century cultural politics. It offers an analysis of distribution, and considerations on the politics of alternative modes of distribution. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Henk Oosterling In my contribution, I adopt Sloterdijk’s analysis of globalization as the megalomaneous or “hyperpolitical” installing of a total work of art ( Gesamtkunstwerk ). I rephrase his threefold (energetical, informational, and epistemological) “explicitation” of man’s radical immersion in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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 (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Schmitt) that inform Kittler's broader historical survey of technology and enmity. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler terrorism Horst Herold Red Army Faction (RAF) al-Qaeda At first glance Friedrich Kittler's 2002 Mosse Lecture, “Of States and Their Terrorists,” explores a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., despite all that has happened in the twentieth century, still seems to inform both the realist projects of philosophical critique and the Heideggerian belief in the “ Kehre .” © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 megalopsychia mediality critical theory mobilization posthistory humanism complexity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... us 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 of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... used the media and media spectacle to successfully win the 2008 and 2012 US presidential elections. I conclude with a discussion of how new and alternative media can help to promote genuine democratic debate and help disseminate the full range of information and ideas necessary to have a robustly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
... thoroughly researched text outlining the manner in which an informed appreciation of Jacques Ellul’s dialectical theology is of pivotal significance in understanding his work. In this reviewer’s opinion, Van Vleet’s book is a very fine example of a clear and careful synthetic introductory exposition. Most of...