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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Malcolm Miles Metabolism was an important Japanese movement in architecture in the postwar period, drawing on both international modernism and elements of Japanese vernacular building. Like international modernism, Metabolism addressed both building design and urban planning; it used new...
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Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 3   “Cloud Perspective: Rectilinear,” 1894. John Ruskin, Modern Painters , vol. 5, plate 64 Figure 3 . “Cloud Perspective: Rectilinear,” 1894. John Ruskin, Modern Painters, vol. 5, plate 64 More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sjoerd Van Tuinen This essay serves as an introduction both to this special issue and to the works of Peter Sloterdijk. It starts out from the opposition between the critical and the affirmative projects in modern philosophy. It is my intent to demonstrate how Sloterdijk displaces this opposition...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... condition” – has to become the second nature of citizens of posthistorical foam city. It sensitizes them to their current mode of existence: generosity and abundance. According to Nietzsche, Sloterdijk’s other main inspiration, 7 every second nature over time becomes first. Modern generosity – and, for...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 95–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... third major technological cluster. While Gregor Mendel's discoveries in the 1860s on the breeding of peas are normally identified as the foundation of modern genetics, this technological cluster has thus far remained largely in the laboratories and has only recently shown signs of diffusing into the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the modern and the postmodern and developing sketches of fundamental social and cultural changes of our time and the ways that theory and politics must be transformed to creatively map and democratically respond to these challenges. After some early works on culture ( Bauman 1973) , Bauman...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., two generations, he was not always able to keep his arguments entirely consistent. For example, Bauman spent a large part of his last decade and a half telling his followers about the pitfalls and even some of the pleasures of liquid modernity. How does this idea fit into the rest of his writing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... modernity that players desire and produce but that is everywhere complicated by the very conditions of its production. Drawing on the work of Bernhard Siegert, Svetlana Boym, Raymond Williams, James C. Scott, and Chandra Mukerji, we consider the block-, grid-, and code-level cultural techniques associated...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nick Cullather In the 1950s and 1960s, the term village served as a cardinal construct in modernization theory and counterinsurgency doctrine, signifying local resistance to the global power of the United States. Nation builders devised two strategies – community development and strategic hamlets...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... from obvious, as it raises a new problematic vis-à-vis the nature of contemporary technics and the character of the modern as such. More specifically, in what follows I will claim that we need today to reflect with a more heightened seriousness on the canonical status of Virilio’s work. In this vein I...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Enda McCaffrey This article rereads Paul Virilio, drawing on the distinction between topography and topology to argue a case for Virilio as a rewriter of modernity. Invoking Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of rewriting modernity as an unbroken process of accumulation founded on affective life in “Re...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Maria Alina Asavei Art and Politics under Modern Dictatorships: A Comparison of Chile and Romania , by Preda Caterina , Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 , 319 pages, $139 (hardcover), ISBN 978-3-319-57269-7 , $109 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-319-57270-3 © 2019 Duke...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Harald Wydra Modern politics dogmatically separates politics from religion, the state from promises of salvation. This article makes a case for the fundamentally political nature of transcendence. It argues that the changing relationships between authority and salvation depend on culturally crafted...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... a political imperative of the absolute deniability of covert actions. It thereby ushered in a specifically modern form of innocence. Greene’s novel is about an early version of that innocence. Modern innocence conceals the “principle of implosion” according to which ferocious opposites reverse into...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... communicatively fluent societies. They represent the modernization of political culture guided by communicative rationality, paralleling the accelerated modernization of globalization. This view is elaborated and modified by an interpretation based on a philosophy of history as recurrence or “metempsychosis...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Michael M.J. Fischer Three forms of narrative heuristics are identified and explored in the search for political inclusiveness, robustness, and legitimacy: (1) environmental topics: toxics and the need for second-order or reflexive institutions of modernization; water and the need for getting...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid What are the politics of Gilles Deleuze's study of cinematic modernity? In film studies, the discipline that formally assumes cinema as its object, Deleuze's concepts have been used to explore the processes by which national identities have been historically constructed and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
...G. Roger Denson Susanne Slavick's Out of Rubble is an exhibition in a book that boldly epitomizes the new, globally nomadic curation of art representative of current concerns of the world's vital cultures, both ancient and modern. Although the motif of rubble is chosen by Slavick to index the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nigel Thrift This article is a synoptic review of the recent work of Paul Virilio, conducted through the book, City of Panic . I point to the problems with the increasingly apocalyptic content and tone of Virilio's work on modernity by referring to recent social science research on the city that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bombsite–demolition site as an accidental or purposeful playground for children added to the vacillating meanings of these ruined landscapes, as they signaled both the destructive power of modern industrial violence and the resilient and resourceful power of children and play to reconstitute and repair...