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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... to cultural studies, thus leaving aside other aspects of your work. Since your book Culture: A Reformer’s Science (1998) is primarily a theoretical engagement with cultural studies, can we begin by discussing this book? How would you categorize it in terms of your own intellectual development? Tony...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Frédérique Matonti; Chris Turner The journal Cahiers pour l’Analyse was founded in 1966 and disappeared in the aftermath of May 1968. At the time the intellectual and publishing world was dominated by texts that were broadly characterized as “structuralist.” Edited by a board of students...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Daniel Vukovich This essay addresses the “demand for humanism, with a nod toward Asia” within current theory and global intellectual political culture. I argue that using humanism as a way to understand China (a habit inside and especially outside the PRC) keeps us within the orientalist tradition...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2023
... and intellectual developments in the West. It emphasizes how these intellectual traditions are rooted in social and political movements spurred by the relentless violence against the more-than-human and the inadequacy of existing conceptualizations or institutions of justice. The introduction explains the issue's...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
... intellectual and imaginative resources for the present conjuncture. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 cosmopolitanism European culture complexity cultural diversity More than ever before, there are things in the world that would like to be said. —Elias Canetti, The Human Province...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Neil Turnbull In contemporary philosophical and theoretical debates, Paul Virilio is relegated to a minor figure, often to a kind of “lesser Baudrillard” or a “diminutive Foucault.” This article contests this view and repositions Virilio as a leading intellectual of the so-called theological turn...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... is to establish the ground of this claim and to make some of its epistemic roots visible. The article begins with an ethnographic account of a contemporary intellectual movement aimed at populating urban spaces with trees in the name of global mental health. Then the discussion turns to a series of critical...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 312–329.
Published: 01 November 2022
... introduced Lyotard to the Spanish intellectual scene was the now controversial Spanish liberal-conservative journalist Federico Jiménez Losantos. However, at the time, Losantos was not only known for being an unwavering supporter of Maoism, but he was also among the first promoters of Lacanian psychoanalysis...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 206–225.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Thierry Bardini With questions addressing ideas central to Virno’s thinking as they relate to prominent trends in critical theories over the past decades, this interview helps illuminate Virno’s position as an engaged intellectual and the continued relevance of his thought to the emancipatory...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
... “interventions” ( A Left That Dares to Speak Its Name ). Žižek claims to have completed an intellectual system (continuing the idea of earlier essays) that, as a philosophical foundation, currently informs his political writings. The review follows the sexual problematic through Žižek's philosophy (its...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... between some intellectual assumptions in the mode of presentation chosen by Sharr and the provocation of Heidegger’s thinking. The challenge of Heidegger’s thinking is to resist the mode of a biographical survey, a challenge focused above all in his elusive concept of the “earth.” This uncanny...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...André Gorz Introduction to Gorz Chris Turner Though hailed at his death by Nicolas Sarkozy (of all people) as “a major intellectual figure of the French and European Left,” André Gorz was often treated rather less kindly during his lifetime by those who might easily have been his friends and allies...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Mike Gane Baudrillard's theories developed dramatically over his intellectual career of forty years, and throughout these years he contributed considerably to the thematic of cultural fetishism. Consistent with his conception of the consumer society, he developed the notion of sign-fetishism...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., an opportunity for queuers to be monetized. The intellectual origins of these queuing systems in cybernetics theory are considered here, and the economics of queue-jumping are addressed. A case study examines Stansted Airport in London, designed by the well-known architectural firm Foster Associates...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 372–386.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Quinn Slobodian This article shows that the incorporation of right-wing libertarians into the Alt Right coalition was the end result of a schism in the neoliberal intellectual movement in response to the egalitarian challenge of the 1960s. In a symmetry with developments on the post-Marxist Left...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Ian Gordon The Disappearing Liberal Intellectual Eric Lott, New York Basic Books 2006 272 $26.00/£15.99 HB 0-465-04186-8 Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain Stefan Collini, Oxford Oxford University Press 2006 526 $45.00/£25.00 HB 0-199-29105-2 © BERG 2008 PRINTED...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as local and contextual. Bauman’s views here of what might be called the postmodern condition of knowledge are similar to those of Jean-François Lyotard and Richard Rorty and ascribe the role of the intellectual as the interpreter of knowledge and value within distinct communities and local situations...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 November 2019
... University and Repurposing Higher Education . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Mkandawire Thandika . 2005 . “ African Intellectuals and Nationalism .” In African Intellectuals: Rethinking Politics, Language, Gender, and Development , edited by Mkandawire Thandika , 11 – 55...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 117–118.
Published: 01 July 2022
... main and advisory editorial boards, with many new scholars joining our outstanding collective. We are honored to be working with such a talented group and look forward to exciting new intellectual ventures with this team. Throughout these changes, we have been generously supported and guided by Rob...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the discipline concerned, to explain how it developed into a modern research field, housed in a department whose name it shares, from out of disparate intellectual elements and older institutional settings (see, for instance, essays collected in Bender and Schorske 1998 ). Then too disciplinarity has been...