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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Robert Hassan This article argues that “evolution” in the production of mass cultural forms has become stalled in our postmodern, networked, and neoliberalized society. Popular cultural forms have historically developed and evolved in dialectical relationship with capitalism. This produced forms...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... This is followed by the unraveling of three layers that have constituted the 1999 scandal following Sloterdijk’s reply to Heidegger’s letter On Humanism : Sloterdijk’s actual text on humanism and Bildung in the age of genetic engineering; the scandal and the mass-medialization of philosophical critique...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Elin O’Hara Slavick Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed is a series of protest drawings of US military interventions. Utilizing surveillance imagery, military websites such as the US Department of Defense battle plans, aerial photography, mass media, and maps, each drawing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Stefan Skrimshire The subject of utopianism in contemporary political life has experienced a revival of interest in the last few years. One of the most polemical contributions is John Gray’s Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia . One of the greatest benefits of this book is to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... infringement regarding a sampled image). Garnett explains her sense of the continued relevance and critical potential of art in light of these challenges, specifically the uses of painting in an age of mass production and digital technology. I am plotting my escape route. Included in my plan are refugees...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... anaesthetizing effects of war propaganda and statistics, Ginsberg’s potentialism is also aimed at short-circuiting the mass media’s role in mechanizing language. I go on to discuss how Ginsberg develops his antiwar poetics in relation to three counterculture events: the march on the Pentagon in October 1967; the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the recent rush to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other mass online informational offerings. We base our argument on current developments in music education and music technology that we see as being preemptive of wider trends. We use examples from a three-year study of online and offline...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... observed in elite, and other, lives. Luxury enclosure of elites suggests related problems on the horizons of the mass distribution and experience of immersive technologies. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 luxury enclosure mimesis immersive technologies The study of luxury has most commonly...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... manufacturing and preservation, and thermal infrared imaging, thermal control is shown to be essential to the conversion of geological matter into circulations of media on a mass scale. In each of these cases, cultural assumptions and imperatives—the drive toward purity, the development of standardization, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... define as the workshop-function, which distributes protocols through mass media for inaugurating spaces of scientific work outside of professional laboratories run by amateur scientific and technologic subjects. Make magazine highlights how DIY science and making intersects the politics of social...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the tensions of attraction and aversion that oscillate within the sublime. I argue that Mosse’s visual/aural strategies, by running counter to those programmed within the image supply chain dominated by mass-produced culture, set in motion jarring ambiguities that an uneasy audience must struggle with...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... distinguished from previous right-wing ideologies. More generally, the three contradictions presented here are proposed as explanations for understanding the mainstreaming of the alt-right in contemporary politics and culture. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 alt-right mass media postmodernism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
... thirty years now, as soon as a country has achieved a level of mass consumption, it has seized on The System of Objects and The Consumer Society and translated them into its own language. So these two works have never been out of print. For me, all the same, the books are part of a previous life and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 November 2006
... philosophy, film, literature, and criticism, Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter, two young Canadian academics, uncover what they see as a distinct conflict of intentions between those committed to actual change and those who have been misguided by the myth of the counterculture and its critique of mass society...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., the mass compilation of this information enables unprecedented levels of data mining, tracking, and ever more complex psychological profiling. This, in turn, the author explains, endangers citizens who may be punished for who they are and who alter their behavior accordingly, thereby reducing their...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... real time by the hyper-powerful mass media, an event is exclusively a break in continuity, an untimely accident, that crops up and breaks up the monotony of a society in which synchronisation of opinion cunningly finishes off the job of standardisation of production. “Being known is inhuman...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Philip Drake; Andy Miah © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Celebrities are a ubiquitous aspect of contemporary Western culture. Although the phenomenon of celebrity itself predates the twentieth century, the rise of the modern mass media – popular newspapers, cinema, radio, and television...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 It seems that the period of the Cold War, with its sinister threats of the annihilation of cities, has given way to a time of cold panic at a mass terrorism that may well inflict disasters similar to those that occurred in the old forms of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
... rampage that never really abated. There were less direct ways in which the mass-produced automobile destabilized American cityscapes, however, which have gone largely unremarked. Beginning in the late 1920s, as the automobile became a metaphor for the dwelling, and the assembly line for the building...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... from mass- media sources. I wanted to make my art be part of telling the story we live. So I decided to take a clue from the counterculture of the 1960s. I decided to intervene, to edit and compose another view of the reality generated by mass culture and fine art. I thought artists could function...