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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... fire” in which “a huge mass of humanity, the majority of the people of this earth,” were combusting “from the middle ages into the era of atomic energy” ( Byrnes 1947: 204 ). While the Soviets had a program of action for Asia that enjoyed wide popular appeal, the Americans had no safe answers...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... question, not typically addressed by either side, is about how musicians emerge as authoritative voices of the “people.” In their book, Music and Social Movements , Eyerman and Jamison suggest that musicians become “truth bearers” for the movements that they represent. This suggestion derives from...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
... the political potential of his works requires analyzing the importance of his account of the rupture between classical and modern cinema for his political concept of “a people.” The concepts of peoples, nations, and minorities are not the same, and it is to the detriment of film studies that its understanding...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... is traditional farming country although in more recent years there has been an influx of people, known as “lifestyle farmers” or “lifestylers,” buying up smaller-scale blocks either as “hobby farms” or simply as an escape from the stresses of city living. 6 Both lifestylers and traditional farmers, along...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 8   Until the early 1950s, in spite of domestic turbulence, people in the countryside lived as their ancestors had done for centuries: while life revolved around farmwork, free time was enriched by occasional local festivals, folk handicrafts or arts, card games, and evening social More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Irving Goh Abstract While we disavow or renounce the virus that is ourselves in viral cultures such as a pandemic or systemic racism, we envy the viral force of others who are trending on social media. In viral cultures, we tend to think that virus is other people, forgetting our own viral...
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 13 Fragment of blanket 8, “Top Manta Creative Struggles,” a brand and a business structure based on the nonexploitation of people and natural resources. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. More
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Daniel Ruiz-Serna Abstract Indigenous and Afro-Colombian peoples often describe the harm caused by armed conflict in terms of damage inflicted on their traditional territories. To these peoples, the concept of territory makes reference not only to their lands but to a set of emplaced practices...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Gilbert Simondon Human progress cannot be measured by what people produce but by the stages of production. The shift from the development of language in the classical period to religion in the medieval and technical progress after the Renaissance does not tell the whole story. Each of these domains...
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 18 Painting of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) on a field visit to a Hmong village at Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand, as part of the Royal Highland Development Initiatives. Highland People's Discovery Museum, Thailand. More
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Adam Sharr Queuing systems—the fields of posts and tapes in railway stations, shops, theme parks, and museums where people line up to queue—are an increasingly dominant spatial phenomenon, familiar across the globe. However, little attention has been paid to the ways in which these queuing systems...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 318–332.
Published: 01 November 2023
... is dispersed among the interactions of human crowds and nonhuman forces in particular environments. Humans look to nature as a source of inspiration for their conduct, even if nature is never one thing. As the notions of nature are mediated by culturally specific prejudices, people only talk about...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the contested culture-driven politics of identity. On the other hand, they grapple with the economic realities of a globalized world and the ways in which economic wedges are driven between people on cultural lines. Studied together, the discourses of immigration and GM reveal how boundaries are created...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of “celebrity.” It is concerned with how television, print, and advertising contribute to the construction of media stars whose function is to transfer knowledge of particular lifestyles to the lived experience of ordinary people. It looks at systems that direct the flow of such information and why...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...André Gorz Introduction to Gorz Chris Turner Though hailed at his death by Nicolas Sarkozy (of all people) as “a major intellectual figure of the French and European Left,” André Gorz was often treated rather less kindly during his lifetime by those who might easily have been his friends and allies...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., from materials extraction and industrial production to energy use and recycling, these advances in ecocriticism have begun to address the differential experiences of affected populations. This essay looks at the “environmentalism of the poor” with specific reference to indigenous peoples affected...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
...AbdouMaliq Simone The extent to which certain kinds of people are inundated with toxins, pollutants, bacteria, viruses, violence, and disaster is well documented. The various ways in which the extension of urbanization as a planetary phenomenon has refigured geographies of sustenance is also well...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to informational capitalism. If, as Terranova argues, free labor is characterized by exhaustion—due to the lack of means by which this labor can sustain itself—why are millions of people still sustaining a commitment to such pervasive modes of unremunerated work? To formulate an answer to this question, I first...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and writing intersect are the humble city sites where politics play out at myriad scales—where the entanglement of global and local political-economic forces enter people’s lives through the material, the geological, and the aesthetic. At the very top of this palimpsest, an additional layer of informal wall...