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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
...George E. Marcus Personal design of one’s emplacement in the world has been a luxury of elite as well as achieved middle-class privilege and wealth. Such enclosure leaks especially on its visual horizons and is explored by mimetic relation to difference, defining eccentricities and contradictions...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tereza Kuldova This article, grounded in long-term ethnographic research among producers of contemporary luxurious embroideries and fashions in Lucknow, a North Indian city famous for its golden age as a powerful cultural center of opulence and excess, shows how anthropological knowledge can enrich...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Peru’s dedication to the sun and frequently varied in purpose and appearance, as in the addition of diamonds to stupas in Southeast Asia. The American anthropologist George E. Marcus’s “Luxurious Emplacement: Elite Enclosure, as Far as the Eye Can See . . .” is a theoretically informed cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... through reference to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign (launched in 2012), both in the media sample and far more widely in reports on the luxury goods sector, which has been significantly impacted by the campaign. Thus the new riches were framed as ill- gotten gains, and not to be...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 250–258.
Published: 01 July 2017
... those with a proclivity for the autodrive, relinquishing the controls generated a stimulating, if not paradoxical, dynamic, allowing transubstantiation of the body without disrupting the assurances of the seat in which the bottom could remain firmly lodged, secured within the arms of an enclosure that...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., was presented as a debutante at court; she “did the season”: the royal enclosure at Ascot, the rounds of dinners, balls, luncheons, and coffee mornings young women did at that time. She remembers the old department stores on Kensington High Street. For several years now she has been selling off the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to articulate a sense of atmospheric enclosure common to much Cold War discussion of nuclear dread. The screen, an “unguessable wall,” is “smooth, deep gray, featureless, yet somehow quivering with a pseudo-life of its own.” It has “no definite boundary” and is “hypnotical” and “dizzying”; there is...