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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “dirt research” (fieldwork) that produced them. The early texts offer the clearest presentation of Innis’s infrastructural orientation. The author traces the development of this orientation by focusing on three aspects of his work often remarked upon but infrequently explored: dirt, beavers, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Haiven Walmart is not only the world's single largest retailer and private employer, it is also a crystallization and an agent of a broader paradigm shift toward “securitization”: the convergence of financial and security-oriented logics of risk management. This paper examines the way Walmart...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... symbolism necessary to turn objectless dissatisfaction into articulate political demands. Rather, the consumer-oriented subjects who inhabit the socioeconomic margins of late capitalism were unable to make this political move and ultimately found themselves with nowhere to take their dissatisfaction but to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 78–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... found in Friedrich Schiller. If an autonomous subject possesses something exaggeratedly, superfluously, or irrationally elaborate, and if that subject further experiences ownership as liberation from the forceful demands of goal-oriented rationality and utilitarian thinking, then that something is...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...)communicative communist pedagogy that is oriented against communicative capitalism. We show that there is a taut connection between capitalism and democracy that consists of a shared logic, pedagogy, and aesthetic that revolves around communication, inclusion, and transparency. Without grasping this aesthetic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... alternative to traditional infrastructural and geological analyses, one oriented less toward the excavation of elements from deep time and the depths of the earth and more toward the conditions in which geologic matter’s potentials are actualized as media. It also opens up a new set of genealogies for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... debates in China as well as with an older Maoist or revolutionary discourse. The resurgence or “demand” for humanism is rendered as part of an intellectual and political backlash or depoliticization. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 orientalism China humanism Maoism theory Today the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... inhabited through performativity, conflict and confrontation. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 public sphere art Islam Europe migration post-colonialism post-orientalism A new European public culture is emerging as a result of the encounter with issues concerning Islam. This is an...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to East” (p. 278). Edward Said wrote in Orientalism ( 1978 ) of the misconceptions that Westerners have had about the Orient, which entail “Arabs” as prototypical, having intrinsic traits like dishonesty, and anti-Western views. This depiction, Said argued, has served the West well but was and is a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... concept of “metamedium” from the work of, especially, Alan Kay. Manovich does not refer to Casey Alt’s (2011) work on object-oriented programming and on the shift that occurred as computers became media machines, but he offers a similar argument, discussing the implementation of media as part of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 86–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Interactive Media. Although Pratt is a serious fine arts school, at that time its computer art department was “production oriented” and more or less an extension of global engineering culture. I began to understand the students' needs as vocational in nature; they desired entry not into the world...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2005
... primarily understood as the Internet. This is most singularly represented by the debate between Ira Magaziner (senior policy adviser to Bill Clinton) and Benjamin Barber (author of Jihad vs. McWorld). Magaziner’s arguments for a market-oriented neo-liberal approach to Internet regulation and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Seyla Benhabib calls “ethical cosmopolitanism” is necessary: the adjustment of orientations on the part of citizens of national territories toward global reform, and the adjustment of practices insofar as cosmopolitan democracy requires changes in how we live ( Benhabib 2002 : 183). In the second...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... about other ideological orientations? Surely the type of terrorism causing European society so much alarm is not about transparency, and the “state of exception” of Syrian refugees is not the same one we each experience personally in our restless self-exploitation. Still, Han eloquently shows how...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 November 2016
... accessible but sophisticated and rich discussion, although no specific background knowledge is required. A weak spot of the project is not offering a clear way out from our face-oriented society. Although the cases presented open a space for the imagining of a different politics, the book does not provide a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 115–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... important to take an archeological approach, looking at this apparatus not only in terms of technological history, but in terms of assumptions, beliefs, orientations, and “mind-sets.” It is important to understand it as both symbolic and material, functioning at the level of language, practice, and belief...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... constructed in opposition to the (profligate, morally suspect) consumption habits of the working and upper classes (e.g., Freeman 2012 ; Liechty 2012 ). On the other, middle- brow, middle- class concerns with respectability are linked to excessive status- oriented consumption (e.g., Frank 2007 ; Koo 2016...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... The chapter, and other urban studies like it, raises broader concerns about the scope and ethics of research on warfare and terrorisms. While it is clearly important to be aware of developments in urban-oriented military research, even an ostensibly “critical” urban geopolitics must be attentive to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the question of narrative. In war video games, narrative becomes goal oriented. In doing so, events are experienced purely through the means of anticipation necessary to overcome them. Chapter 5 offers convincing readings of the kind of game mode prevalent in first-person shooting games whereby “the...