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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and practices like militarized attunement—in which the capture of textured environmental data (of the forest) becomes tethered to the capture of the enemy. The author narrativizes this militarized attunement to the forest via deployment (the attunement to forest and its biogeographical considerations that shape...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in American society: neoliberalism, religious fundamentalism, militarism and educational conformism. All these fundamentalisms will be accentuated with the reelection of George W. Bush, and most of the democratic gains of the last century will be rolled back. In opposition to this rising tide...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and social relations, rendering hypervisible enforcement practices and homogenizing discourse while “invisibilizing” the violence incurred by offshore enforcement. With intensified enforcement and detention on islands through securitization and militarization, public attention is diverted from quieter daily...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 112–135.
Published: 01 March 2024
... to securitize borders, by NGOs to increase accountability and to aid migrants, and by independent drone photojournalists to document the event. This article discusses how the politics of drone use involves understanding the homologies between militarism, securitization, and humanitarianism in the history...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that overlay the desert West” (296) and the underhand nature of conflicts emanating from, and fought in, the region, he aims to expose the multidimensional consequences of a despoiled and excessively militarized landscape. Despite some missed opportunities and the risky overuse of one novelist, Dirty Wars...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of authority and control the bunker represents. 1. For a more sustained argument about the visible and invisible in relation to militarized space, see Beck (2009) , especially chapter 1, and Paglen (2009) . 2. Colomina (2006) provides a wide-ranging examination of the ways the militarized...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., “Interview with Madame Gobeil.” 1. From “Francais, encore un effort!”. These articles individually, and the issue as a whole, provide important indicators about the ways in which the militarization of everyday life profoundly affects our most basic assumptions about and engagements with urban...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and militarism are not dealt with, and taking this approach would no doubt broaden the appeal and range of the book to a wider audience. Chapter 1 offers a general history of military simulation and the emergence of the relationship between vision and anticipation that military technology has enabled...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... lives are being destroyed by the revolution brought about by the end of salaried work, by automation, by delocalization” ( Virilio and Armitage 1999 : 37). Virilio was intensely “militarized” and “mobilized,” “armed,” and “battle-ready,” in the appropriate, not unavoidably reproachful sense...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... economic, geopolitical, and militarized nation-state. Given the reach of power, the Western nation-state is suspicious of the university, because of its critical potential, while simultaneously depending on the university’s contribution to the knowledge economy for its very existence and perpetuation...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of culpability and emphasize how nature is often mobilized as a weapon in crimes against humanity. These essays extend discussions of militarized governmentality into those of environmentality—the regulation of the environment to control the life and death of the population. The issue of climate change...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in this military confrontation (similarly, Virilio will later observe that, “All of us are already civilian soldiers, without knowing it. And some of us know it. The great stroke of luck for the military class's terrorism is that no one recognizes it. People don't recognize the militarized part of their identity...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of a broader affirmation of military-industrial preparedness, the need for speed might be seen as an amnesiac forgetting of this ideological containment that the flashbacks momentarily disrupt. What we are shown, then, is Kowalski's intermittent awareness of the conditions of his enframement as a militarized...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 126–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in our geological memory as a whole formation. However, Garnett’s paintings feature sporadically inhabited militarized topographies and susceptible living beings, and must live separately, not as an area of canvas or numerous patches of night-vision green and black but as a kind of evening prayer...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the state-led dismantling of civil liberties, the resurgence of jingoistic patriotism, and demands for adhesion to a militarized corporate globalization. In what follows I engage the threats these conservatisms pose to such a democratic project and ethos. In the first section I briefly map the terrain...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the historical trajectory of US militarism. If technology begat modernity and war begets information technology, then war has become “modernity incarnate” (p. 79). Their story echoes Foucault, who said that politics is the continuation of war by other means. The permanent war machine, facilitated by weak...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... This essay builds on these and other insights and addresses the increasingly financialized and militarized character of contemporary capitalist culture. I argue that Walmart succeeds in part to the extent it cultivates a cultural politics of securitization and offers to its consumer-subjects the spectacle...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and modeling urban space as well as a pervasive militarization of everyday urban life in the US during the Cold War. While, as Farish concludes, this history is “more fallout than event” (p. 109), it is also worth noting that for many people in many other parts of the world, “anxious urbanism” has been...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... which Virilio will further explore deterritorialization and the militarization of perception. 12 Virilio states: “The only person to have had any interest in my work in this area was Gilles Deleuze, who, in his book Foucault , demonstrated that he understood the geographical dimension...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... The sentiment of imminent absolute annihilation also informed many of Paul Virilio’s critiques of the militarization of the world during the Cold War period and after. 2 All translations from this text mine. 3 Subsequent references to the book under review will be indicated by page numbers...