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Published: 01 November 2009
Paul Chan, “Initial drawing for what it might look like” (2006). Pencil and charcoal on paper, 9 × 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York. Paul Chan, “Initial drawing for what it might look like” (2006). Pencil and charcoal on paper, 9 × 11 inches. Courtesy More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 1   Ron Chapman, untitled photograph in Leila Berg, Look at Kids (1972), with kind permission Figure 1 . Ron Chapman, untitled photograph in Leila Berg, Look at Kids (1972), with kind permission More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 2   Sheelah Latham, untitled photograph in Leila Berg, Look at Kids (1972), with kind permission Figure 2 . Sheelah Latham, untitled photograph in Leila Berg, Look at Kids (1972), with kind permission More
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of differentiating between feminist and antifeminist themes amid the implosive forces of a virtualized significatory and political economy. To map what a feminist-Baudrillardian approach to postfeminist media images might look like, this essay engages with current feminist theorizing about the postfeminist condition...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of the stern yet fierce “Indian look” is discussed in the context of the employment and deployment of the “noble savage” within European primitivism and racism. The article concludes with an account of Grey Owl’s capacity to look “more Indian than an Indian” and his redemption as a hero of environmentalism...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Higgins This article looks at the development and utility of celebrity among high-profile political interviewers. Offering the revised description “public inquisitor,” the article presents an overview of the rise of the political interviewer as a celebrity form of the “tribune of the people...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... materials targeting Indigenous people in Canada largely confirms this approach, it also gives us clues as to what another, better financial literacy might look like. The article concludes by asking what financial literacy education for the radical imagination might look like and what the further...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., from materials extraction and industrial production to energy use and recycling, these advances in ecocriticism have begun to address the differential experiences of affected populations. This essay looks at the “environmentalism of the poor” with specific reference to indigenous peoples affected...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... established. This article focuses, instead, on exploring the interfacial oscillations among that which is experienced as habitable or uninhabitable, as a kind of regionalizing of relationships between life and nonlife. It looks at how possibilities of living disappear and reappear, often in the least expected...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of happiness in periods when political change is blocked. It examines the 1945 essay, puts it in context of Marcuse’s work for the US intelligence services in the 1940s, and looks at the similarities between the 1945 essay and Marcuse’s later writing. Finally, it asks whether Marcuse’s arguments matter today...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Benjamin Halligan Photographer Terry Richardson works in a digital aesthetic vernacular that looks more to underground hard-core pornography of yesteryear than traditions associated with the institutionalization of erotica, as associated with Playboy . And yet his images, in Kibosh and Terryworld...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Friedrich Kittler; Christoph Weinberger The following interview with Friedrich Kittler, conducted by Christoph Weinberger in July 2007, is a passionate and instructive tour de force of pithy sound bites in which Kittler looks back on his work and criticizes alternate approaches to media. © 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nicholas Gamso This essay considers the political efficacy of hip-hop, as genre and as lifestyle, three decades after it emerged from the South Bronx and as its artists and cultural critics variously mourn, endure, and embrace its institutionalization. I look at three recent critical works on hip...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aeron Davis This piece takes a close look at top CEOs in the United Kingdom. CEOs are not only among the ranks of today’s super-rich, they have played a vital part in the evolution of an economic system that supports the super-rich generally. As the article argues, they have done this in two key...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 March 2020
... . There was a strong interest, too, in methods and techniques that promised to systematically enhance human creativity. In this context, the article looks at the formation of brainstorming, a group-based creativity method that came into fashion in the United States around 1950. It discusses how this method had been...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Joanna Griffin Research for an arts project is often as much about the experience of looking for information as the findings themselves. This article is about an investigation into the presence of submarines in British waters. The research was for a new body of work that resulted...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
...McKenzie Wark If game theory was objective, rational, abstract; gamer theory is subjective, intuitive, particular. If game theory starts with the self-contained agent, like a prisoner in a cell, looking out at the world; gamer theory wonders how the agency of the gamer comes into being as something...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... is to paint for us an accurate picture of what a contemporary anti-utopian looks like. For Gray’s position, it appears, is that utopian beliefs lead to ridicule at best and totalitarian violence at worst. In this essay I shall argue that this position ignores many nuances of utopian thought that operate today...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of “celebrity.” It is concerned with how television, print, and advertising contribute to the construction of media stars whose function is to transfer knowledge of particular lifestyles to the lived experience of ordinary people. It looks at systems that direct the flow of such information and why...