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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the positioning of subjects toward, as well as by, the media and the epistemological question of what the object of media studies is. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 violence media studies McLuhan film media education Above all, the mental and physical health of those pupils was...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... approaches the topics from the angle of media studies and argues for new ways to understand media culture as read through a materials focus: from waste to building materials and from temperature control to more conceptual developments concerning new materialism. The introduction discusses these ideas as...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... difference. Because the effect is neither regular nor predictable, choosing a case study is difficult. The Michael Jackson trial attracted media attention around the world; it was not hard to predict that the verdict would be a big media story. The case study was not intended to be exhaustive nor definitive...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 156–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
... defines a figure as distinct from a background. In the process, this produces whatever can be thought to be a “self,” with the background receding from awareness. In using phenomenology to examine the selfie, this essay makes a larger methodological claim for the study of digital media, one that refuses...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tao Dongfeng This essay provides an introduction to the ways in which Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman has been applied to Chinese cultural studies, and especially to media studies. It argues that the emerging phenomenon of “amusing ourselves to death” in China is fundamentally different...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Liam Cole Young The work of Harold Adams Innis offers important contributions to the recent “infrastructural” turn in media, communication, and cultural studies. While Innis’s late communication studies texts are widely read, few outside Canada engage with his earlier economic histories and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Sean Cubitt While production, text and audience have been extensively covered by media and cultural studies scholars, the study of distribution is in its infancy. This essay argues that the distributive moment of the media cycle – incorporating delivery to audiences, business-to-business...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the demand for homogeneity across elements and media objects—organize temperature management. The thermocultures of media inflect its composition, movements, and temporalities and embed it within existing regimes of capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality. The study of thermocultures offers an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Bob Hanke This essay develops a technocultural studies approach to political elections and polling. First, I shift our attention from polling as a cultural form to developments in polling technology that are transfiguring this form. I then examine the production and circulation of political opinion...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... media and warfare. This critique is organized around a study of the recent films of Jean-Luc Godard, which focus on the recurrence of the images of the mainstream culture industry and their transformation in wartime Sarajevo. It argues that Godard’s work is concerned with a cinema of cliché, following...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Press 2017 Sybille Krämer’s ostensible aim in her recently translated book, Medium, Messenger, Transmission: An Approach to Media Philosophy , is to rehabilitate the out-of-fashion concept of “transmission” in media studies. By doing so, this book attempts to develop an avowedly metaphysical...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-documented cases. After a brief overview of the literature on neoliberalism within “critical media studies,” distinguishing between critical political economy, cultural studies, and Foucauldian governmental approaches, Phelan sets out his own theoretical and methodological approach to studying something...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., however, suggest that scientific discourses contain adequate answers to the many complex ethical and political problematics arising from entanglements of matter; it is in these areas that the modes of critical inquiry associated with media and cultural studies should have significant input into...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to the media cultural reality that defines our aesthetic and political parameters. If Software Takes Command would have engaged with other software studies writings and theorists of past years—Friedrich Kittler, Matthew Fuller, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Alex Galloway, and many more—it would have...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... political science and cultural and media studies” (2012: 352), I advocate examining a longue durée of change to media economies, and the resulting evolution of new ideas about civic virtue, as well as emergent forms of associational life that advanced those ideas and put them into practice. In this...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . De Solier I. 2005 . “ TV Dinners: Culinary Television, Education and Distinction .” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 19 ( 4 ): 465 – 81 . Drake P. Higgins M. 2006 . “ I'm a Celebrity, Get Me into Politics: the Political Celebrity and the Celebrity Politician...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
... reconfiguration of political discourse to meet the needs of the media might be broadly beneficial in widening participation and encouraging clarity ( Norris 2000 ; Jones 2005 ; Temple 2008 ). A number of recent studies have chosen to examine the terms of this debate through the issues of celebrity and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... period of study leave granted by the University of Leicester College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. My thanks in particular to Paula Serafini for assistance with the initial coding of the media sample, and Joseph Maguire and Angus Cameron for constructive suggestions on an earlier draft...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Douglas Kellner In this essay, I document shifts in the political mediascape of the United States during the past fifteen years, focusing on the rise of partisan television networks and radio shows of the Left and the Right and the rise of alternative media and social networking that provided a...