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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... at large, efforts to keep it under control became discursively a “war against SARS”; epidemic is a “disease” that invades potentially all the bodies of the entire nation and the state is the only organization that is capable of defeating it. Strategically, the government placed exposed individuals under...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Maja Suderland The following reflections on aspects and dimensions of social life in national Socialist concentration camps take their point of departure from the widely held view that, because the concentration camp represents an unprecedentedly extreme case of a relationship of subordination...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... movement and by the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, DC, not far from the White House. This article tracks the resurgence of race in the US cultural landscape against the racially depoliticized myth of the “postracial” by focusing...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Uros Cvoro This essay discusses the music style of turbo-folk as the vanishing mediator between two kinds of nationalism in Serbia: anti-Yugoslav nationalism and pan-Balkan regionalist nationalism. Using Slavoj Žižek's account of the concept of the vanishing mediator, I suggest that the nationalism...
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Figure 2. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture More
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Published: 01 November 2006
Figure 4 The Sage of Pelican Lake (courtesy National Parks of Canada). Source : Grey Owl 1936 Tales of an Empty Cabin London, Lovat Dickson Figure 4. The Sage of Pelican Lake (courtesy National Parks of Canada). / Source: Grey Owl 1936 Tales of an Empty Cabin London, Lovat Dickson More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 4 “Uncle Sam Wants Your Ideas! Keep ’Em Firing.” Poster of the War Production Board, 1942–43. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD. Figure 4. “Uncle Sam Wants Your Ideas! Keep ’Em Firing.” Poster of the War Production Board, 1942–43. National Archives More
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Uroš Čvoro; Chrisoula Lionis This article examines the use of humor in contemporary art from two nations understood as “peripheral” states within Europe: Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Focusing on the concepts of “locality” and “visibility,” this article makes clear the way artists from...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Graeme Turner This article argues that the political success of the economic discourses of globalization within Australia over the last two decades has been accompanied by a compensatory and regressive revival of an exclusivist model of cultural nationalism. Within a society that once prided itself...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nouri Gana This article examines the cultural politics of bastardy in the films of Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid at a time when questions of national and cultural identity have come to the fore in Tunisia in the wake of the Revolution of Freedom and Dignity. Nouri Bouzid is the doyen of Tunisian...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... an imagined “America” against “the world.” This article argues that Black Hawk Down is not about sovereignty as traditionally conceived, that is about national interest shaping global affairs. Rather, Black Hawk Down articulates, and is articulated by, a new and emerging global order that operates through...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... that the way in which international human rights are made and enforced primarily by national states must be taken seriously if they are to be considered as such. “Ethical cosmopolitanism” (Benhabib 2002) must be forged among the citizens of national territories for global social democracy to be a real...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from found-objects, these archetypal structures are materialized as evidence of a cataclysmic past. This line of interpretation is explored specifically through the assemblage House/boat (1994), which construes the national present in terms of a historical aftermath. While the paper positions House...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in Cuban cultural theory and practices in the national, popular, and expressive arts domains. This process strikingly sustains the revolution's goals to bring about an equal and unified national community, a radical anti-imperialist, internationalist political ethos, and a deeply rooted universal arts...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Ian Buchanan This essay argues that the 2006 Ray Lawrence film Jindabyne can be read as a national allegory (in Fredric Jameson's sense of the word) for the cultural politics of the national apology to the indigenous people of Australia made by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. It argues that the film...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law...
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being stuck in the mud we'll fry in the sun community owned turbines nationalize land and power at one and the same time neo-capitalist wind farm V eco-windvillage an age of carbon offsets shouldn't consider itself superior to an age of papal indulgences someday each island will be undersail More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1 Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror , c. 1524. Oil on convex panel, 24.4 cm diameter. Kunsthistorisches Museum. Source: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery, London, Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary , edited by Anthony Bond More