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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 March 2023
.... As such, responding to the ocean's declining conditions with more laws and regulations alone misses how underlying cultural values contribute to the production of ecological harm. This article considers how the imaginary of mastery underpinning dominant ocean governance regimes enables the production and distribution...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Elspeth Probyn This article reframes fisheries sustainability as a matter of production and consumption. It argues that only a more-than-human approach that takes seriously the entanglement of all oceanic entities—fish, fishers, water—can tackle the sustainability of fish. In order to bring...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of slave ships in the eighteenth century, and the Black-Scholes model of option pricing from the twentieth century. Maritime insurance rendered the unknown space of the ocean knowable and therefore profitable. By collecting information at Lloyds, merchants developed a map of threat within the Atlantic...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... material politics. This article explores a number of issues surrounding entanglements of media and plastics, including the formation of vast oceanic plastic garbage patches, the treatment of highly toxic electronics waste, the usage of thermal papers that disrupt the human endocrine system...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... are? PV: I wanted to spend my last years on the edge of the world. And to me, the Atlantic coastline, the threshold of the ocean, is the last frontier of history. History is not just about centuries and events. It's also about places. And borders are historical sites over which wars have been waged...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
.... and ed. Keeble Alexandra . Melbourne/Havana : Ocean Press/Editora Política . Chanan M. 2008 . “ Enduring Memories .” New Statesman . Available at http://www.newstateman.com/north-america/2008/07/film-alea-cuban-memories . Clarke S. Barnes J. 1997 . “ Che Guevara...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., and recognizing the inextricable entanglement of bios and geos , the special issue also engages with elements that might normally be excluded even from a multispecies geography—for instance, oceans, soils, and territories (Povinelli 2016 ; TallBear 2015 ; Todd 2017 ; Reid in this issue). Thus understood...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
....” This discovery of water means that the conquest of the globe takes place over water, resulting in the modern shift from shoreland-thought to ocean-thought (p. 71). The maritime age dawns, and the liquid element is homologous to the flows of global capital which stream between the Old and the New World (p. 133...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and indigeneity, and the oceanic circulations that connect islands to islands, continents to continents, and cultures to cultures. I attempt to capture memory, affect, smell, social imaginary—intangible undercurrents whose pervasive interconnectivity threads our humanity. This essay delves into the thought...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 “Democracy of Emotion” seems almost eerily apt in the wake of the global disaster that occurred around the Indian Ocean on Boxing Day 2004. 1 Now known as “the Asia Tsunami”, the series of tsunamis that were thrown up by an earthquake off...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... refer to the project as “autonomous sensing and communication in a cubic millimeter” ( Smart Dust 2014 ). In a glimpse at the not-too-distant future, Hewlett-Packard intends to distribute a trillion of these microsensors from the bottom of the ocean and up into space in a project they are calling...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Act of 1941, which only concerned the sell-off of the Atlantic sideshow; it had to do with the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Japan's early Sunday morning attack on a sleepy Hawaii, though constantly cited as a precursor to 9/11, had its own sad and sound reason: namely, the refusal of the United States...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 158–169.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., San Diego, or UCSD, the place where Western knowledge confronts the Pacific Ocean and with it its own limits. Throughout the text, this ocean functions like an enclosure, marking the farthest reaches of the Western destiny, the point where it buckles and turns back upon itself. Lyotard describes...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., it is also a framing of the Earth, and so its geodesign works through its specific sorts of line-making and putting segments of the world in motion.” References Al-Jazeera . 2016 . “ Oceans to Have More Plastic than Fish by 2050: Report .” January 21 , www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/oceans...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2024
...-day geoengineering proposal and leads it into often hallucinatory territory. The first, “Petrified Carbon,” focuses on plans to extract carbon dioxide from the free atmosphere and sequester it in the deep ocean or in rock. By the end, Design Earth has led us into a fantastic underground city where...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 303–321.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., first, of the western and central European peoples, and then, finally, the whole of human collective consciousness is transformed from the ground up” (55). When sixteenth-century sea adventurers and whale hunters discovered parts of the terrestrial and oceanic world that were until then unknown...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... quotes a startling vision by Pynchon’s Vaslav Tchitcherine, a Soviet intelligence officer roaming the postwar Zone: “Oh, a State begins to take form in the stateless German night, a State that spans oceans and surface politics, sovereign as the International or the Church of Rome, and the Rocket is its...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 July 2022
...,” or an attention “to developments in multiple places” and how they are “linked and when they diverge” (12). However, only brief references are made to the history of skin lighteners in the Indian Ocean world, East Africa, or West Africa. Instead, she contributes to the dominant historiographic narrative...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to suicide. This is also not to forget that we humans of all races, colors, and genders—we the idols of the Anthropocene—are also viruses to the world, making the world sick; poisoning its air, rivers, oceans, lands, flora, and fauna; and unapologetically leaving our indelible carbon footprints at a deep...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Save for one room. For the tourist, the guidebook lists only three churches to see here and two small museums. Coming from Lima, where for six months it never rains but is muddied by the garua , the cold ocean fog, and from Arequipa surrounded by desert, I am elated by Cajamarca nestled in intense...