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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... particular attention to the continuing importance of transport infrastructures. The key concerns are with the politics of differential power over—and access to—mobility, in both its actual and virtual modalities. The COVID-19 crisis is argued to have functioned both as a mode of amplification of many...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in favor of what I propose to call a “jovial modernity” and a post-Heideggerian philosophy of Gelassenheit or “relief.” After a general outline of the Sphären -project, I discuss the shifts in Sloterdijk’s development of Ernst Jünger’s critical concept of “mobilization” and show how his engagement...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... strict quarantine and introduced new regulations for personal hygiene for all. The public had to be mobilized to assist in tracing the exposed, help the quarantined, and to observe the personal hygiene procedures voluntarily. Success of the government's strategies was absolutely dependent...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the logic of maximum efficiency internalized by the film's protagonist. As such the film questions the libertarian rhetoric of the open road and instead proposes that American fictions of free mobility mask the fact of containment by military-industrial imperatives. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... through which the city's historical trajectory has come to be conceived (as elaborated preeminently in the literary texts of Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar and, subsequently, Orhan Pamuk). Third, I explore the new conceptual and ideological frame that is now coming to be mobilized to serve as a rationale...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 237–252.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Jean-Hugues Barthélémy Jean-Hugues Barthélémy argues for a reading of humanism and Enlightenment that strips them of their scientistic and Eurocentric implications and makes the values of both available for contemporary appropriation. Drawing on the work of Gilbert Simondon and mobilizing his...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Zealand. The article also evaluates the exercise of the lifestyle politics of the protesters through a discussion of their use of the public communication process regarding the grid upgrade proposal and their mobilization of public opinion. Lifestyle politics is located in the contexts of theories...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Kevin Robins This article is concerned with contemporary developments in European culture, with particular respect to new forms of transnational and transcultural mobility and communication. There is a growing sense that Europe has become a space of complexity and diversity—although, of course...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that acknowledges Immanuel Kant, Edmund Husserl, Theodor Adorno, and Martin Heidegger, Bernard Stiegler’s attempt to mobilize the structure of the trace in the philosophy of Jacques Derrida results in a profound challenge to a technics that can be regarded as a powerful complement to biological evolutionary...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... this to fruition, an affective oceanic habitus needs to be mobilized. Drawing on cultural references to the entanglement of humans and oceans, this article attempts to model what such affective habitus might entail. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 more-than-human oceanic affective habitus practices...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., system-specific enemies. In each case the technological environment provides the basis for the struggle between “states” and their “terrorists,” and the success of either party will depend on the degree to which they are able to adapt to and/or mobilize that environment. In addition, Kittler offers...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... mobilizes and manipulates risk to cultivate profit and power and to transform the social and cultural politics within its orbit. Walmart emblematizes and advances capitalist securitization and offers a “risk-free” consumer space as a refuge in an uncertain world, yet it ultimately contributes to a world...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Douglas Kellner A cauldron of resentment, Donald Trump is able to tap into and articulate the resentments of his followers in a way that Democrats and other professional politicians have not been able to do. Capitalizing on his followers’ resentment of politicians, Trump has successfully mobilized...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of two artists from both regions that are highly visible on the international art circuit (Stefanos Tsivopoulos and Mladen Miljanović), this article investigates the way that humor in contemporary art mediates this burden by establishing a local identity “code” that serves to mobilize antinationalist...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 192–213.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Sarah Hayden “New Eelam” is a cloud-based digital subscription housing project offering ideal homes to footloose “global citizens” who practice high mobility, postpolitical utopianism, and minimalist interior design. This article uncovers the political and cultural significance of this dream...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in historicity, negativity, and presence, and flag its potentially authoritarian impulses, this essay seeks to reframe Bazin's ontological project as a question of cinema's sense (rather than its essence) to mobilize a different set of conclusions that may in fact prove to restore faith in the digital image...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., there is a locally distinctive aspect that merits attention. Istanbul is a city that was conquered by the Ottomans in 1453, and the discourse of conquest has remained significant within the urban imaginary. And at the present time, it is being mobilized by the state and its cultural ministry, in the cause...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the lines of continuity between containment strategies, contact-tracing technology, and circulations and networks. The uptake of mobile application surveillance by government entities to trace the spread of SARS-CoV-2 has seamlessly supplemented containment measures. Singapore's deployment of TraceTogether...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... about the text. Most notably, this concerns the mobilization of social media, such as Weibo and WeChat, as a basis for social communication and the dissemination of information within and beyond the city. The resultant text is not a diary in the conventional sense but, rather, a vast montage of diverse...