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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... negligible: The respected Pierre Bourdieu is downgraded to an agent of the “miserabilistic Internationale” whose interests are looked after by “poverty lawyers.” Benjamin too is dismissed as “ misère conservative” (SIII: 781). Our main problem in “the affluent society” is our self-image, our self-definition...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., this article is equally interested in the film's production history and its reception by global audiences. While initial reactions to the film focused on its ideological commitments (e.g. racism, collusion between Hollywood and the Pentagon, post-September 11 th patriotism), these readings continually...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... heritage business has become increasingly interested in exploiting public curiosity towards the remains of recent conflict. This article positions current work about bunkers within the context of postwar debates surrounding modernist aesthetics – minimalism in art, brutalism in architecture – and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Bülent Diken The article thematizes the actuality of despotism through a double reading of Xenophon’s Hiero and Dave Eggers’s Circle . A key text on despotism, Hiero is interesting to reconsider in a contemporary context because of its explicit focus on the economic element in the nexus of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... commitment to critique in the public interest and in a multi dimensional framework of analysis. © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 In the academy, Cultural Studies used to be regarded as politically suspect, as too political by half and decidedly left wing in its politics. Is that still so? To seek...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of identity, ownership, interest, and mastery; double-voiced stories of mutual recognition, sub-versions, and alternative realities; and triangulated stories of polyvocal, interactive, risk-taking experimentalism; (3) processual narratives of structural transformation: political economies (agrarian...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Stefan Skrimshire The subject of utopianism in contemporary political life has experienced a revival of interest in the last few years. One of the most polemical contributions is John Gray’s Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia . One of the greatest benefits of this book is to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... studies were unavoidably political because of questions of value, ideology, and power this study entails. This article by the editors of the journal Cultural Politics provides a short survey of the field, its emergence, issues of interest, and its relationship to cultural studies. To do so within an era...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Derek R. Ford; Tyson E. Lewis As social movements amplify across the globe, activists and researchers are increasingly interested in the pedagogies of revolutionary transformation. To provide a rich resource for political educators and organizers, this article formulates what we call an (un...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 372–394.
Published: 01 November 2018
... one knows where to look. That feature is the comment: natural-language text within a computer program that is written exclusively for human readers of the program and is separated from executable code, though it stands alongside it. At their most interesting, in patterns of use to which a managerial...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... transnationalized reproduction. The authors conclude that reproductive movements and fragmentary bodies confront legal and administrative systems in interesting and often highly complex ways. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 fertility travel reproductive flows globalized reproduction assisted...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Soenke Zehle; Ned Rossiter The return of political ontology and its critique of representation contributes to a retrieval of the antagonistic registers of “the political.” A corresponding interest in processes of collaborative constitution has explored alternative modalities of the (conflictual...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 409–430.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., a middle ground is sought. To this end I introduce the mediating models perspective. Further, Baudrillard's example of how his position on modeling may be applied is directed at models of communication, specifically Roman Jakobson's poetic model and, in particular, my interest is in how Baudrillard...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Josef Nguyen This analysis of Make , a US parenting magazine, focuses on how the periodical attempts to democratize science and technology through do-it-yourself (DIY) politics by rendering it a problem of child-rearing. Positioning the magazine within a broader context of contemporary interest in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... political change is unlikely to occur. The article revisits Marcuse’s 1945 essay and his reading of the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and Paul Eluard. It begins by relating Marcuse’s interest in love poetry to the work of other critical theorists who see a radical role for aesthetics and the pursuit of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... interest in creative strategies hinging on passivity and indifference and, second, a related desire to approach singular events free from the interference incurred by human cognition. In Lyotard's “libidinal” phase, as well as his later Kant-centered work, his investigations indicate that Cage's artistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 212–218.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jean-François Lyotard In this interview, originally given in 1988, Jean-François Lyotard discusses his then recently published book, Que Peindre? Adami, Arakawa, Buren ( What to Paint?: Adami, Arakawa, Buren ), situating it in the context of his broader interest in art and in terms of his...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Diane Rubenstein This essay is a rhetorical invention. It projects what Jean Baudrillard would have found theoretically interesting in the recent Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) affair, configured as a transpolitical media pseudo event revealing the immunodeficiency of Europe’s political class. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... argues that: a triangular relationship has been constructed in China among repression, which signifies the inhibition of human nature; interests, which signify self-regulation; and passion, which signifies excess. Between repression and passion lies socialism, while between passion and interests lies...