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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ross In China, the legacy of Mao Zedong is selectively remembered; the “late Mao,” in particular is officially considered to have made a “mistake” in launching the Cultural Revolution. In the West, we remember the romantic impact of Mao’s ideas on the Cold War left and on the generation...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... reason is defined by its vassalage, apostolate, and mediality in relation to a commanding and disinhibiting reality. Its forerunners are champions of “good crime” such as Marquis de Sade and the young Hegelians; its exemplary twentieth-century cases are Lenin and Mao. Alain Badiou is right to note...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... in China as well as with an older Maoist or revolutionary discourse. The resurgence or “demand” for humanism is rendered as part of an intellectual and political backlash or depoliticization. orientalism China humanism Maoism theory  3. For discussion of early post-Mao humanists, see Misra...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Jacques Lacan Mao Zedong Alfonso Cuaron Greta Thunberg Richard Wagner sex The free act in its abyss is unbearable, traumatic, so that when we accomplish an act out of freedom and in order to be able to sustain it, we experience it as conditioned by some pathological motivation. —Slavoj Žižek...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... as “transferable truths” about their own lives (p. 41). She finds contested notions of national and personal value in heated debates over which protagonist was best qualified to represent the post-Mao nation. These competing narratives were alike, however, in fostering a particular art of longing that was only...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
...” is a school of drama that dominated the Chinese stage during the decade of the Cultural Revolution. The concept of model work as an effective medium for revolutionary propaganda was first put forth by Jiang Qing (Madame Mao) in 1966. By the end of the Cultural Revolution there were about a score of model...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... too great to ignore, such as the breakdown of the onetime social balance at the general level and the waning of fairness and justice. Contemporary nationalism is the subjective dimension of the concept of development and is different from that of Mao's time; rather, it originated from material...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on billboards ( Spillius 2010 : 12); a month later, a billboard in Missouri juxtaposed Obama with Hitler and Mao Zedong ( Wing 2010 ); billionaire Stephen Schwartzman equated Obama’s proposal to close a tax loophole to the Nazi invasion of Poland ( Krugman 2010 : 9); Stephen Broden, the 2010 Republican...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... (these last two mentioned only briefly), as well as the Holy Trinity of Marx–Lenin–Mao “in a mode of inquiry that should not be parochially defined.” The main task Hutnyk sets out to fulfil is “to ask if the theoreticians that cultural studies draws upon, as well as those in anthropology and related socio...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., mass media imagery and electronic or “e-democracy.” Hence, in the first contribution of this collection, “Mao Zedong’s Impact on Cultural Politics in the West,” Andrew Ross argues that whereas the heritage of Maoism is selectively recalled in China, in the West there remains an inadequate...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2013
... half, in chapters called “The Absent Cause,” “Lack and Destruction,” and “One Divides into Two,” the book focuses on Badiou's earliest works and their mixture of themes from Louis Althusser, Lacan, and Mao Tse-tung. It is in these chapters that Bosteels lays out the nature of Badiou's vision...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... educate us about our contemporary predicament, and Badiou (2012b) provides examples of these in his discussions of the Paris Commune and Mao’s Cultural Revolution, but we cannot rely on these case studies today. Instead, we must seek to invent the new—to move beyond Badiou’s event, which opens up...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
... still have my copy of Mao’s “Little Red Book,” given to me at the local film co-op by some creepy, stringy man who distributed them like candy to all the young girls. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 ...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in “D’Althusser à Mao.” 10 Other examples of this are to be found in Raisons politiques 3 (67), August 2017. 11 For the contemporary sociology of these groups (e.g., by Edgar Morin or by Bourdieu and Passeron), see Damamme 2008 . 12 See Damamme 2008 . 13 See Damamme 2008 . 14...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to that not exercised since the early 1960s, a time when the world political theater was dominated by Charles de Gaulle in France, Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy in the United States, Juan Perón in Argentina, Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt, Nikita Khrushchev in the Soviet Union, Mao Tse-tung in China, Chiang Kai...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... .” In Once Iron Girls: Essays on Gender by Post-Mao Chinese Literary Women , edited and translated by Wu Hui , 37 – 38 . Lanham, MD : Lexington . Fang Fang . 2020 . Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City . Translated by Berry Michael . New York : HarperCollins . Foucault...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... now known) were able to navigate the waters of partisan warfare with all the alacrity of Mao Tse-tung's fish because they had adapted their lifeworld to satellite cities and highway systems. They invariably drove high-speed BMWs to make full use of passing lanes, and they rented whitewashed high-rise...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... “formal” as in the case in Badiou’s Platonism – which must be compensated for by “a Realpolitik at any cost” (2006: 225). Therefore, while for Badiou the defining episode of the twentieth century took place between Lenin and Mao Zedong ( Badiou 2007: 11f. ), it is no coincidence that Sloterdijk depicts...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in order to survive. Starvation has always been a very real possibility in China, which has experienced eighteen hundred famines from 100 AD to 1911, as well as the greatest famine in human history, the result of Mao’s Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. The question that emerges from this historical...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... is symbolized not by Mao’s fish navigating the waters but by the giant Antaeus grounded in his mother Earth. The finale of the Battle of Hermann makes everything clear. Varus is not defeated in a pitched battle but by a heimat that, in stark contrast to Old European military sciences, encompasses...