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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George E. Marcus Many of the regions of the globe where anthropologists have traditionally worked are now places overtaken by extreme forms of social and political disorder – epidemics, ethnic violence, the dissolution of state apparatuses – necessitating the intervention of supranational forms...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Debbie Lisle; Andrew Pepper This article uses Ridley Scott's 2001 blockbuster film Black Hawk Down to examine the claim that popular film is the “newest component of sovereignty.” While the topic of the film – the 1993 UN/US intervention in Somalia – lends itself to straightforward politicization...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... politics is actually just another form of the liberalism of Habermas and Rawls that she positions her theory against. The article then explores the potential digital media hold for making affirmative, affective, hyperpolitical interventions in specific contents and singular situations. In particular...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Mike Gane Neoliberalism involves significant state interventions in the economic, social, and cultural spheres—but not in the way embraced by classic liberals and socialists (external planning and administration); neoliberalism instead bases its legitimation on the myth that institutions...
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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 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... feminism, Firestone’s text also strongly resonates with the critical utopian interventions of queer-feminist science fiction writing in the early 1970s. This critique of The Dialectic of Sex seeks to rearticulate some of Firestone’s key concepts within a critical utopian framework and to reconceptualize...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to be absented from antiobesity public health rhetoric. By exploring a range of ethnographic examples in high-income countries, they illuminate how such interventions often fail to account for the complex interplays between subjective corporeal experience and political economic relations and contend...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2021
... potential or threat. In any case, all viral cultures make us sick; if not, we make one another sick. And when a vaccine is not available, rest is all we have at our disposal. We also tend to forget or belittle this rest. To break from viral cultures, then, this intervention calls for a general pause...
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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 (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
... predictable lines as neoliberal projects in other cities across the world. Significantly, in the Istanbul context, local agency is being sidelined, and projects are being financed and managed through the intervention of the central state. In this Turkish version of urban transformation, however...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and Jacques Rancière's dissensus to describe workers’ political actions in these films as gestures where they shed their identity as workers to enjoy life as humans. The purpose of this intervention is to reframe academic debates of anticapitalism around workers’ desire not to work. Pasolini's films give...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... personal and public residues of identity construction within the context of postcolonial, post-apartheid South Africa. In the artwork, skin forms a figurative and metaphorical site of intervention for the grafting of tensions, ambiguities, and differences in the formation of new hybrid, transforming...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Elin O’Hara Slavick Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed is a series of protest drawings of US military interventions. Utilizing surveillance imagery, military websites such as the US Department of Defense battle plans, aerial photography, mass media, and maps, each drawing...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
... remonstrance to present-day forms of creatively embodied protest in the era of Occupy. At the same time, though, these workers have also fashioned an aesthetic intervention that is very much of their own devising. This article draws on an empirical base of two dozen suicide shows posted on video-sharing sites...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 March 2024
... in social movement theory and practice, as the hierarchy helps preserve some sense of order but conflicts with the more egalitarian vision of the world represented in their performances. B&P's intervention in prefigurative politics offers lessons to social movements and artistic practices...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Sekula, which describes the use of forensic techniques as a means for exposing the actions of oppressive regimes. From reconstructions of the circumstances of civilian killings to those of covert drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, and Gaza, the reader is introduced to architectural interventions that have...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 277–279.
Published: 01 July 2020
... that have been taken for granted but also the haunting logics of the spectral “State” that so often emerges as the antagonist of the narratives of cultural theory. Regardless, Animate Literacies collates a valiant sixteen interventions into what will hopefully be a sustained conversation about how we...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2018
... artistic interventions in this contested field. The book shares common ground with publications by Adriana de Souza e Silva and Jordan Frith (2012) , Jason Farman (2012) , and Chris Berry, Janet Harbord, and Rachel Moore (2013) , who also explore this intersection of urban public space and media...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 340–345.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and interactive versions of the self and other” ( Hayes-Conroy and Hayes-Conroy 2010 : 1273) and establish the centrality of the material body to an exploration of political processes and interventions. This has extended previous understandings of how bodies and persons are socially shaped through...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 177–199.
Published: 01 July 2023
... are built into visual practices of contemporary design that addresses the Anthropocene. What's at stake in the practice-led interventions of Terra Forma is, I claim, a nonrepresentational modeling of processes that aims to create a dynamic sense of transformations and distributed agency, multimodal...
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