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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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 on...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 on the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 November 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, the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 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 (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... opportunity and the possibilities for upward social mobility. A key strength of Littler’s analysis in this section of the book is how finely it is attuned to the role of class, gender, and “race” in the meanings and manifestations of neoliberal meritocracy. In chapter 4 (“Just like Us”), for instance, Littler...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 July 2019
... pushed the parameters of established forms of mobile and gendered citizenship” (3). The book is of course focused on the extra ordinary—a cycling craze that spread across the nation, a patenting boom and a frenzy of invention and innovation, and the politics and pantaloons of the women’s dress reform...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... people’s wallets” into their phones, in the form of the Starbucks Card Mobile App, through which one might pay for one’s order 2 by holding one’s smart phone up to an electronic scanner (bypassing the opportunity to drop one’s change in the tip cup). 3 In the midst of this ongoing tale of Starbucks...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2018
... relationship between media and cities, specifically what happens to the theory and practice of urban public space as mobile, embedded media devices, urban screens, and extended digital networks become more prevalent. The text contains a historically and theoretically rich account of the entanglement of media...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... technologies and bodies. They propose that the mobile Internet is aptly conceptualized not as a single technology but as “an assemblage of multi-dimensional socio-technical practices” and posit that “the notion of the assemblage makes understanding the mobile Internet in situ—whether that situation be physical...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ( Atkinson 2016; Burrows, Webber, and Atkinson 2017) . Many such studies emerge from the fields of geography and urban studies, with recurrent themes being the processes and mechanisms that allow for the movement of the super-rich and their capital, and the importance of mobility and the utilization of...