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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Alphonso Lingis What is called physical torture comprises methods of producing severe pain. What is called psychological torture comprises methods to produce exhaustion, fear, anxiety, hopelessness, desperation, psychic disorganization, loss of control of mental states and acts, and extreme...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
...—but in practical ways are fairly inept or unwilling to obtain complete knowledge. Some aspects of this confusion are poignantly presented in part 5, “Justice.” The first chapter addresses how physical and psychological torture renders the victim both near death and incapable of speech; moreover, the ancient...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... on Terrien’s body and his strong physical reaction to the torture he commits, the film again shifts viewers’ attention to the torturer, garnering sympathy for him at the expense of the tortured man he electrocutes to death and insisting on the idea of the good and gracious French character while presenting...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... here, which reaches its limit point in the following of one's own execution—almost one's own death—live on TV. It is seeing one's own death like that of someone else (whereas a Damiens, as hero of torture, had to look down at himself to see what was happening to him). Narcissist and voyeur are fused...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the contemporary securitized state is a sensorium of surveillance, with technologies that aim to capture various forms of sensory data that then become legible or recognizable through various visual techniques. With military sensor technologies rendering the battlefield as a totality, the physical environment...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 March 2021
... ). The redundancy of the shoreline became precisely what was good about it—the beach was the end of the line, where work stopped and recreation, physical and psychological, could begin. As the popularity of the seaside as a holiday destination was accelerated and democratized by improvements in transportation...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... transit routes. Research conducted by Médecins sans Frontières (2011) on the border between Libya and Tunisia in 2011 found evidence of widespread systematic torture in detention facilities in Libya. The team’s findings established direct links between repatriation and physical abuse as both a deterrent...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... paint, her tortured figures on sheets of Japanese paper are brutally hurled outward, bodiless, into an intimate encounter with the viewer who must get close to see details of the thirty-six-by-twenty-four-inch image. Themes of the violence and oppression of war would continue to inform Spero’s work...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and the establishment of a new order, if only because they offer temporary relief from a deficient order, thereby making its continued existence bearable. 5 In relation to Schmahmann’s argument that cultural acts of decolonial subversion owe their strength and possibility to the physical persistence...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 23–31.
Published: 01 March 2016
... out among their peers, they inflict terrible tortures on their children to flatten their heads, or render them square, or pointed like a sugar cone; they cut and burn wondrous squiggles into their skin; and pierce their lips and noses to attach mussel shells, fish bones, and bird feathers. The desire...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of new technologies and digital culture. In January 2004 I mounted an exhibition in a New York gallery comprised of eleven paintings based on news images. It was called “Riot” and presented figures in moments of extreme emotion or physical distress. The subjects varied from World Trade Organization...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... a company’s original business model (e.g., when online retailing is adopted to the detriment of traditional forms of physical retailing) or when product innovation, which may well introduce new models or refinements of existing goods and services, has a significant impact on the sales of the original goods...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... little to say and her past actions do not constitute a discursive form. Barbary is clearly not brimful of anxious content; indeed, it may well be that Barbary is suffering from emptiness—a directionless emptiness—a wilderness. And this is where the equivalence exists between the physical wilderness...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that becomes part of the overall image as it is imprinted in memory 5 and is instantaneously implicated as a participant in this scenario. The effects are a mixture of the physical and the emotional, a compression of history rebooted as sensual experience. 6 I found myself challenged in many ways...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
... strikers operate through the duality they create between the physical body and the immaterial mind and rouh (soul) acquired by instrumentalizing their bodies by transforming them into “weapons.” Their subjectivity derives from a formation comprising the seemingly contradictory binaries of the weakness...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to meet the young winner of Star Academy, both being from Martinique, and Césaire, flummoxed, asked him, “Are you an academician…?” Becoming a celebrity is a preoccupation that has become an occupation, devoid of any authenticity. PV: Occupation is a state. As victim, invader, or torturer. When...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., “occurring at a time when critical theory is facing the analytic challenges of ongoing war, trauma, torture, massacre, and counterterrorism,” with world events that are “symptomatic of ongoing political, economic, and cultural transformations.” For her, the turn to affect is “registering a change in the co...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., and then eventually I won't do it. JJW: What are some of the debates or problems defining disability? LJD: Disability encompasses so many different things—from facial disfigurement and obesity to autism, physical disability, mental disability, cognitive disability. In the past, I don't think people...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 188–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
... 2013 Lyotard Deleuze and Guattari Wesley Willis deterritorialization Rock music pays off Rock music takes me on a joyride Rock music keeps me off the hell city bus Rock music will always look out for me But I will not let my torture profanity demon shoot it down. —Wesley Willis...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ), to the prisoner as a social actor , whose habitus forms a vital and physical resource for strategies of situating oneself within society at large ( Bourdieu 2007 ; this relationship is described in detail in Suderland 2004 ). In order to focus on the conceptions and dimensions of sociality...