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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 16 Image of the blankets extended along the length of the building, as in an informal street market. Courtesy of Leve. More
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... transformed how work is understood and valued. Second, I discuss the central role of commensuration within capitalist value production, arguing that human capital functions as a “commensurating machine” that allows neoliberal governmentality to permeate areas of life previously impervious to market...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by the financial market. The formula mapped stock movements into a knowable stochastic equation. Traders could quantify and hedge against the unpredictable, rendering the stock market a space of riskless profit. However, the 2008 financial crash demonstrated the limits of spatial calculation. Taken together...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
... manipulate, control, and reprogram everyday spaces. The queue, formerly a symbol of democratic consent, has instead become managed: contained and controlled by tape within which people are assumed to behave as predictable pinballs. Moreover, queuing time has come to be seen as productive marketing time...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... not necessarily coincide. The social anxieties that arise as a con sequence sees the domination of the market as an economic and cultural space in which such anxieties are increasingly played out. This allows questions to be posed that consider the proliferation of the celebrity expert, their role as tastemakers...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that escape the rigors of the market and competition induce a new serfdom. This article examines, through the writings of Jean Baudrillard on the cultural logics of neoliberalism as implosion, transpoliticization, and catastrophe, the thesis that neoliberalism marks not the high point of capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... assumptions about and representations of wealth; institutional and political-economic dynamics, in relation to international financial systems and property markets; and experiences and attitudes, examined via elites’ professional identities and cultural practices. The authors suggest that questioning...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ways: first, by promoting to news media and policy makers a set of financialized free-market ideas about managing the economy, and second, by managing large companies as financial assets for the benefit of financiers and the super-rich. In both ways, they have encouraged financialization...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 367–386.
Published: 01 November 2020
...: a normative territoriality premised on spatio-legal frameworks, and a consumer-oriented marketing approach. Third, the author introduces the natural wine movement , an umbrella term loosely gathering different wine makers who share a common reaction against those ideologies. In the constellation of thinking...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 July 2023
..., personal responsibility, and free-market dynamics. The politics of everyday worlds interpreted through neoliberal storytelling fail to show the contested entanglements of affect and exhaustion that make up endurance under capitalism. The texts analyzed here present their subjects as nonsovereign...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 370–390.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as nearly every market transaction and community activity—from buying shoes to wearing them to a charity gala at the local donor-funded museum. These practices activate action through vocabulary, or through a productive relationship to what Raymond Williams ([1976] 1985) described as keywords...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... argue that Sarkozy's neoliberal utopia, which is reflected in attempts to modernize, regenerate, and marketize lost areas of the city, represents a form of posthumanism that we must resist through identification with miserable others, such as the Romanian Roma. In the final section of the article, I...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 192–213.
Published: 01 July 2020
... in “digital realty” uses dematerialization to solicit urgent realizations about the relationships between the contemporary art market, mass migration, and geopolitical reality. © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 dematerialization New Eelam Christopher Kulendran Thomas voice-over, artwash...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2024
... in the emergence of student loan debt: the creation of the Guaranteed Student Loan Program as the country's first universal program of student loans in 1965; the establishment of the Student Loan Marketing Association as a government-sponsored enterprise to provide private liquidity for the federal program in 1972...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 23–44.
Published: 01 March 2024
... sports and management-based video games mirrored financial markets in transforming athletes and leagues into derivatives, that is, disaggregated units that could be reassembled in new digital permutations. Each story helps position contemporary online sports betting within a longer historical arc...
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Published: 01 November 2007
Dyke Action Machine!, “Lesbian Americans: Don’t Sell Out!” 1998. Offset poster. 36 × 24 inches. 5,000 posters wheatpasted in Lower Manhattan. Combining the earnest tone and formal elements of 1940’s war effort posters with the opportunistic use of nationalism and patriotism by marketers More
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Published: 01 July 2023
all the nations that RWA visited and worked in as part of the US aid program. Included in this exhibition were crafts and designs from Taiwan. The exhibition aimed to reach out to American businessmen who could import and distribute these design and craft works to a US market. Russel Wright Papers More
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the constraints of the market. Since the early 1980s, increasing numbers of states have adopted neoliberal policies of privatization, deregulation, and financialization. Some have done so on their own (or, more accurately, as a response to pressures from ruling financial elites seeking to restore their class...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
.... 2003 . Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes and Global Culture . Durham : Duke University Press . Albarran Alan B. 2002 . Media Economics: Understanding Markets, Industries and Concepts . 2nd edn. , Ames : Iowa State Press . Appadurai Arjun . 1996 . Modernity at Large...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... growth of school commercialism that makes schools into billboards, and textbooks into advertisements, the expansion of online education schemes, and more and more electronic marketing to youth in schools. 1 At the same time that neoliberal market fundamentalists aim to remake the school...