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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to the death of another rather than shift to a more humane politics with a merciful sense of justice. In this light, he turns to another way of recognizing our mortality. Part 6, “Irrevocable,” begins with a striking chapter, “The Babies in Trees.” Walking amid woods, jungles, and forests, Lingis marvels...
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... that which appears to be propelled irrevocably beyond our grasp. This special section emerged from “The Dromocratic Condition: Contemporary Cultures of Acceleration” conference held at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in March 2005. We are grateful to all those who contributed to this diverse...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., faulty page references, and bungled quotations, I doubt whether his stats are much better. 5 In many ways (though not for the reasons you will find in media studies handbooks) Kittler was indeed a lot like McLuhan. On the one hand, both were—simply, indubitably, and irrevocably— right ; it just took...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., it's with a ferce irony and on the basis of an irrevocable liquidation that is quite different from the cultural democracy on the agenda … (1998b: 107) He returns several times to Warhol, and his developing analysis is pertinent here. In The Consumer Society , he remarked “there can be no worse...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of a postfeminist media climate when the signs of sexism and inequality have been irrevocably severed from the referent woman and women are recast as empowered subjects. To map what a feminist-Baudrillardian approach to postfeminist media images might look like, I turn to the example of the UK reality...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Plastics, Electronics, Aircraft” (1987: 521). In turn, “the Second World War devolved from humans and soldiers to machine subjects” ( Kittler 1999 : 259). It is important to trace this shift as clearly as possible. Kittler would fully agree that the Third Reich was fundamentally and irrevocably geared...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 19–33.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and protention with which Edmund Husserl (1983 : 175) marked human perception as irrevocably temporal. As a-subjective acts, glitches do not intend. Yet in evacuating intention from the flow of signification, accidental and a-subjective glitches not only undermine the intentionality of instrumental...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
...? The conditions of working-class life had changed largely for the better since the Second World War. Hall remarked, “as we all know, the slow, uneven, contradictory impact of consumer capitalism did refashion social relations and cultural attitudes quite widely and irrevocably” (ibid.: 212). “Mass consumption...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... with some means of self preservation (1998: 186). The tragic circumstances in which the human being finds itself as mortal and inessential are given a back-story in this myth. Tragic because these are irrevocable circumstances and, unlike in the Christian account of the fall from grace, not a human...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in re-creating notionally lost traditions, values, and institutions. Reflective nostalgia, on the other hand, is about the “imperfect process of remembrance” (2001: 41); it is not about returning to the past but about understanding “the irrevocability of the past” through “shattered fragments of memory...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Another impediment concerns the role action plays in anamnesis. As Lyotard argues, to make the inaudible audible passibility must always have recourse to some form of intervention. It uses the tools of presentation to intimate the irrevocably absent. The aim...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 303–321.
Published: 01 November 2020
... spatial distinctions are obliterated, including the essential divide between land and sea. Rather than revolutionizing spatial distinctions so as to establish new ordering lines, the world-spanning rootlessness of modern technology irrevocably deprives the world of all matter and extension, reducing...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 July 2022
... into bed, where she lifts her skirt for the Visitor to see. Although her feelings are not reciprocated, it is already too late: Emilia's identity as a servant has been irrevocably shattered; she has been taken out of the normal economy of desire by his miraculous touch. So, when the Visitor leaves, Emilia...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that capitalism is beset by irrevocable destructive contradictions at the heart of its economic logic is to reveal oneself to be hopelessly, childishly, and dangerously idealistic and anachronistic. Adults now deal in the currency of lifestyle politics and the colorful diversity of the incoherent “multitude...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 130–150.
Published: 01 July 2022
... disappointment and irrevocable discredit. We can be noisily offended at the domination of the ideas of the far right, push for howls of protest, denounce the vote achieved by the National Front at the last election as a “stain,” as Eva Joly felt obliged to do: 25 such reactions are totally useless...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... been a significant moment of rupture whereby “old” and “new” Hollywood constitute irrevocably opposed categories. However, if a new type of blockbuster film relies on different technologies of production (i.e. multinational) and comes to assume new formal characteristics as a result (i.e...
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
... varied. The cultural landscape of Europe has been irrevocably transformed, and with it the daily cultural lives and experiences of all Europeans. And, second, the new migrations have given rise to innovative kinds of lifeworlds operating across transnational spaces. A Chinese family doing business...