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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 this to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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, on which people have been massacred so that they could be invaded or destroyed. Yet I think these...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
... discovered as the “leading element.” 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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 (1 November 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ( Salminen and Vadén 2015) , are here also transformed into object-like symbols of that same modernity: the various products floating in the sea, from shampoo bottles to food wraps, not only make up a natural ecosystem of the oceans but also, according to some sources, will eventually outnumber the fish in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 “the central nervous...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 to have Japan, so poor in natural resources, participate in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 this...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... garua , the cold ocean fog, and from Arequipa surrounded by desert, I am elated by Cajamarca nestled in intense green mountains, its squares ribboned with flowers, its streets washed every hour or two by a brief sunny shower. Back at the hotel I tell the desk clerk I will stay a week or so. On the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on wings and headless, and this at once refutes Hegel’s philosophy of history. —Theodor W. Adorno, Minima Moralia 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... projection of writing whole peoples and places “outside history” into some quasi-oceanic sense of fellaheen oriental oneness—as Tangier makes him long for Wheaties, Van Wyck Brooks, and pine trees back home (2007b: 374). Ultimately, North Africa drove Kerouac back from his lines of geographical movement...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the difficulty of transplanting “a culture which, like fine wines and French cuisine, does not cross the ocean well” (Baudrillard), suggests some charmer busy making a hole in a resistant wall—references a whole theory of entertainment under constant threat of losing itself in its object, a modality...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., to arouse vanity in those that possess them, and envy in those who cannot, would it not be better to seek the ocean-bed for these precious stones, in company with the opium? If these same workers were employed in making shirts, and shoes, and stockings for those who have none, would there not be...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... speedway and stock-car racer, as a young police officer who prevents his older partner assaulting a young female suspect, and in an ocean-side love scene with a young woman who subsequently drowns in a surfing accident. These episodes offer glimpses of a possible con text for Kowalski's cross-country...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... building near the Pacific Ocean. This was just four years after the Getty Trust had been established by J. Paul Getty’s will as his major beneficiary. At that time, the Getty Trust was keeping a low profile on the urbanscape of Los Angeles, its major operations divided rather anonymously between two tall...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... every move forward is also a move back toward the beginning. In Seneca’s words, we are dying every day we are alive ( Romm 2015 ). This is the darkness of Freud’s theory, which resides in his view of what the return to source means—namely the oceanic state before birth where we are lost in intrauterine...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 443–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... cybernetics critique Rise, my sisters, Clouds eternal, Shining bright with morning dew, From the roaring Ocean's bosom To the sky, the world to view.  —Aristophanes, The Clouds What can a cloud do for us? What can a cloud do to us? In the light of the current ubiquity of cloud...