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Published: 01 July 2016
Figure 1 Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily Figure 1. Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andrew Opitz The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations , Heller-Roazen Daniel Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2009 , £21.95, HB, ISBN 978-1890951948 © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 It is now customary for popular histories of piracy to begin with a cursory study of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... aesthetic, as a register that does not (wish to) articulate its demands on law in the latter's terms, nevertheless critiques and calls on law insofar as these sites (re)mark the present against (im)possible Justice. In the relations between the absent bodies of the disappeared, the desires of the “social...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 327–343.
Published: 01 November 2018
... its wasteful laws—can be undone remains to be seen. They probably can’t. But Lucifer’s desire to return to the state of pure potential, to a state before all law, before all code, before all division—His realm, His uncoded universe—has not died. In fact, some of it has been stirring quite forcefully...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...-brokered mechanism,” whereas Irigaray seeks to “restore a lost era of ‘women’s law’” as part of civil law (Badiou 2001: xxviii) . In fact Badiou’s thought registers a more general antipathy to feminism. “Eight Theses on the Universal” rejects the idea of different experiences of the universal for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of law: democratic accountability and the language of rights legitimizes reform within these limits. Advocates of cosmopolitan democracy have given a good deal less attention to how the political will to achieve it might be formed than to analyzing the shortcomings of the present international...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
... from the public realm, and to adjudicate disputes of all kinds as private matters best handled “internally,” by human resources professionals and disciplinary review boards. Scholars of cultural studies of the law frame the law as the preeminent site for shaping normative claims about citizenship and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Juan, we will learn that God is ultimately impotent, a master of special effects rather than anything more substantial ( Zupančič 2000 ). Under the prohibition to keep God under wraps, the Law necessarily remains impenetrable. As the hero of Kafka's The Trial (1935/1992) learns, there is no content...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... agencies and individuals involved in human rights and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and would employ the latest in visual/architectural technologies to generate analyses of reconstructed scenes of human rights abuse. Forensis is the culmination of the project’s efforts; it features Forensic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Security Online .” Pew Research Center , September 5 , www.pewinternet.org/2013/09/05/anonymity-privacy-and-security-online/ . As the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, professor of political science, director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought at Columbia...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
... infinite process of liberation? But, for JB, the only alternative to this interminable liberation isn't that freedom or the law supposed to underpin it, which always give rise to the need to liberate oneself from it, but the rule, the set of rules, the “rules of the game” of symbolic exchange, in which one...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... response to crisis: restoring primacy of authority to the decisionism of the sovereign whose word is law. But Apollo's law-giving logos , while it identifies and clarifies like blazing sunlight, can become an anti-life political theology. In Joyce's work, we see the antithesis of Schmitt's. Against logos...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... what are in effect natural forces – laws of nature. At the same time, the worker is now valued for “his understanding of nature and his mastery over it by virtue of his presence as a social body,” presenting a new foundation in which “general social knowledge has become a direct force of production...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... rights and law, that creates the conditions of possibility for the latter in all its actual brutality. As Agamben (1998: 171) writes, It is impossible to grasp the specificity of the National Socialist concept of race—and, with it, the peculiar vagueness and inconsistency that characterize it—if one...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... neighbor as oneself (187). There is no demand in the universal faith for public or private worship or for “ceremonies” that institutionalize religion as a means of salvation (9). Religious ceremonies have nothing to do with blessedness, for “the highest reward of the Divine Law is the law itself,” namely...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... off the exception alone” to the letter, Giorgio Agamben argued that the law nourishes itself on this exception and is a dead letter without it ( Agamben 1998: 27 ). In Claude Lefort's view, the political emerges as a historically concrete event which has a total, an existential, dimension ( Lefort...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 November 2017
... range of experience and resources to organizing a mass mobilization ( Women’s March 2016b ). They expanded their networks by partnering with Planned Parenthood, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Sierra Club, the NAACP, the National Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, the National Immigration Law Center...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 326–333.
Published: 01 November 2009
... friends and colleagues, like Bill Quigely. Bill was my lawyer in 2005 and defended me and other members of the Chicago based anti-war group Voices in the Wilderness in federal court. The US government charged that we broke the law by bringing aid and medicine to Iraq before and during the second gulf war...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... farmer in the same instant ( Winthrop-Young 2013 ). The cultivation of a culture results from that incision of the land, as do claims of power, logos, authority, and the Law. That mark in the land, that gramma (Greek for “mark or cut”), is simultaneously foundational and violent. Cornelia Vismann...