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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 98–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
...), and a host of sex scandals and the 2008 banking crises ( The Low Road and Moral Hazard , 2009, respectively). I have used the iconography of the Green Man (see Basford 1978 ) and grotesques to research the corporate relationships behind the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill ( Green Men , 2010–11). I’ve...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Joanne Roberts This article investigates the moral acceptability of contemporary luxury. The meaning of luxury and its manifestations in today’s economically developed countries are explored. The nature of morality is considered, and the evolving moral standing of luxury from the classical period...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... authoritarianism, the author calls for the primacy of a cultural politics in which learning is linked to social change and pedagogy is embraced as a moral and political practice that takes place in a wide range of cultural sites. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the transnational circuitry. At stake are the agons, polemos (Greek terms of reference), or luti-jahel-darvish , “Karbala paradigm,” and jumhuri-ye moral struggles (Persian terms of reference) in Iran and the West over creating and protecting robust public spheres and civil societies. Four...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... decolonization of that education might imply. It ends with a celebration of settler-colonial bankruptcy as a moral and political-economic opening for a radical way forward. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 financialization financial literacy and education settler colonialism race and racism...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Joseph R. Hartman This article reconnoiters a set of repeating images of “cubanness” in state-sponsored art, particularly seen in works created by and appropriated under the patronage of the dictator Gerardo Machado y Morales, in power 1925–33. The primary object of study is Havana’s Statue of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... domineering state. Some of the multimillionaires and billionaires interviewed for this research have married philanthrocapitalist ideas with beliefs molded by their Soviet past and their self-perception as belonging to the intelligentsia. Such distinct and seemingly morally superior identities, together with...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... idea of luxus in the Roman context through a discussion of the relationship between the emperor Nero, who pushed luxury toward its psychopathic limits, and the Stoic philosopher Seneca, who championed mos maiorum , the moral life of moderation, and a utopia of balance and proportion. In order to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... we think about inequality. Luxury also forces us to think beyond luxury brands, goods, and commodified experiences, pushing us toward more fundamental questions about what constitutes a good life, morality, and social order. The ethnographic case presented here, which reveals how structural violence...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... traditional canons, including their underlying aesthetics, morality, and cultural codes. The productive pleasure of Canon-Mocking Literature – that is of parody, collage, and pastiche – thus derives from the undermining of authority within certain limits. The second half of the article analyzes the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... one another. Greene gives us his own version of implosion, the collapse of any private moral space putatively valorizable apart from global antagonisms. Modern innocence might seem principally identifiable with the Cold War era. However, Orwell’s analysis of doublethink gives the concept larger scope...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... opposing conceptions of morality and efficacy. The differences are more than a matter of how the affordances of information technologies match with the different technocultures. Horizontalist social movements incorporate new information technologies into their praxis as self-control, while militaries seek...
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Published: 01 July 2018
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
...); socioeconomic structures, where welfare interplays with poverty and criminality; and, not least, the medical technology that makes assisted reproduction possible. The discussion starts in critical cultural and social theory that argues that biomedical technologies are neither morally nor socially neutral...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 November 2013
... SalAMI self-righteous types, who seemed to think their supposed moral superiority gave them the right to micromanage the organization of actions. One activist speaks up to denounce the whole concept of pacifism as “fundamentally elitist” (6). This sparks more denouncements: What good to poor people is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 November 2017
...), Postmodern Ethics (1993), Life in Fragments: Essays in Postmodern Morality (1995), Postmodernity and Its Discontents (1997), Work, Consumerism, and the New Poor (1998a), and Globalization: The Human Consequences (1998b), all powerful elaborations of an ambivalent cultural criticism of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... becomes a slave to debt and the prevailing capitalist norm toward worker precarity. In order to support this system, Douzinas explains, debt is transformed into a moral issue and, under neoliberal capital, into a moral concern that impacts the poor and the weak in ways that never touch the elites...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... immediately recognize the familiar kinds of Western moral superiority that are implicated in such statements in the popular news media—after all, these statements suggest that what we call “the West” has already embraced such new technologies to the fullest, which is supposedly why “the West” is more...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... enormous statelike knots of public and private institutions. This leads to the conclusion that the mortification of the autonomous self is made possible by moral transformation, as individuals fail to resist virtual transparency. The metaphor of the glass pavilion-style playhouse is replaced with that of a...