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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in a Day ’s universalist understanding of simultaneity actually undermines the heterogeneity of time that the project was meant to celebrate. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 simultaneity community digital life stories time Simultaneous, crowd-sourced diary writing is a recent trend...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Mark Featherstone Abstract In the first part of this article on Žižek's recent book Pandemic! I show how he develops a political theology of the spirit through a discussion of social distancing. In this argument Žižek connects the idea of physical distance to the biblical story of the resurrection...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Gilbert Simondon Human progress cannot be measured by what people produce but by the stages of production. The shift from the development of language in the classical period to religion in the medieval and technical progress after the Renaissance does not tell the whole story. Each of these domains...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 128–147.
Published: 01 March 2023
...,” and thus incapable of self-presentation. Within the environmental humanities, representation often appears in the form of storytelling, as the narration of the life or way of life of nonhuman beings. This emphasis on narration is strategic because, as William Cronon ( 1992 : 1374) put it, “Good stories...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... be traditional in a short remembrance like this one to include Virilio’s life story in some detail, I prefer, instead, to indicate in the second part of this article how Virilio’s, my own, and others’ intellectual biographies converged and diverged from 1997 onward. This is a method that I think Virilio would...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 July 2023
... that moralizes individual responsibility to prioritize market forms of life (Coleman and Golub 2008 ; Brown 2018 ; Povinelli 2011 ). Narratives aspiring to offer a critique of global capitalism do so more effectively by telling stories of endurance outside the neoliberal narrativity pervasive...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Female and This Is a Male Barber's Shop.’ ” Mirror , June 3 . www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/transgender-man-refused-haircut-after-8106752 . Herzig Rebecca M. 2016 . Plucked: A History of Hair Removal . New York : New York University Press . Hollander Anne . 2016...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., if only for a moment, that real Indians do not “ look like that.” 1 Considering how odd and compelling the life story of Grey Owl is, it was some kind of achievement for Richard Attenborough to turn it into one of the dullest films of 1999 ( Grey Owl , Attenborough 1999). The choice of Pierce...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... that probably has its roots in psychoanalysis, which has been combined, fairly recently, with identity politics and queer theory. The methods books tend to recommend an ethnographic approach to the exploration of subjectivity, including in-depth interviews and life stories. Much of this work is focused upon...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
... significant periods in their life stories when they would not identify themselves with the category “Bedouin,” but with categories such as Palestinian, Israeli, Arab, or other. However, to become a compelling argument, this point would need some more systematic and up-to-date quantitative research. 10...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... moreover brings out points of direct confrontation with the antiutopian politics of the post-1960s. Utopian foreclosure poses a consistent source of struggle in Firestone’s life story, illustrating the context from which The Dialectic of Sex emerged as well. Firestone began writing the text in her...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... York : Fordham University Press . Schapp Wilhelm . (1953) 2012 . In Geschichten Verstrickt (Entangled in Stories) . 5th ed. Frankfurt : Klostermann . The act of seeing in Wuhan Diary is far more than a bare visual experience. It is working together with the capacities of thought...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... matter does the value of the life appear. Thus, grievability is a presupposition for the life that matters” ( Butler 2009 : 14). As I have said already, this absence of grief is what is so striking about this moment in the story—the men do not apprehend the life that was lost as grievable, as mattering...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 418–429.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and contradictory versions of the same story. Courtesy of the artist. This intertwining of geopolitics and stories of domestic life is here tempered with an appreciation of Zeng's earlier Chinese School Lessons series, as well as his feature film The Return together with the An Exile Revisits the City...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Seren's important work attests, are urban in every day life, while still structured by a politics and poetics of exile and redemption through return. The stories of violating the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) rules against multistorey buildings, and of the progress in street paving, clean...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... stuff – something extraordinary about the smashing up of so mega a megastar; something about facial surgery; something about Neverland; something about life? all at Seven … 12 For the overwhelming majority of the newspapers that I examined, it was a front-page story, and in most of them...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 148–158.
Published: 01 March 2023
... not approximate in this process. After years of not knowing how to begin the book, I realize this hole is exactly the hole that must bring me into my own funereal story-mind. It must act as a severance and a reverse severance cleaving me to the life and death of farmed animals. ..... When I first...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Geographic feature on rats, “How Rats Became an Inescapable Part of City Living.” Writer Emma Marris (2019) explains how these rodents’ shadow lives are intertwined with human life. Wherever cities expand, you will find an increase in rats. Despite our professed disgust with them, observes Marris...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the artist has created, yet which – like all art – has taken on a life, and almost therefore an “agency,” of its own. Calle's parodic detective stories show in different ways that what seduction counters most of all in detective fiction is interpretation. “ Seduction ” is defined as whatever “is opposed...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
... or unified approach or agenda. And how could it when it was being articulated over a long time period, when Europe was experiencing many developments and dramas of transformation? And when your encounters with its changing reality were through shifting, and therefore necessarily revisioning, life experiences...