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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
... availability of materials is of two kinds – personal oral accounts and official documents. Both place limits: one goes back a maximum of seventy or eighty years; the other excludes materials covered by the Official Secrets Act and the thirty-year rule. Schofield concludes that there is another periodization as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Riley Kucheran Making Prestigious Places: How Luxury Influences the Transformation of Cities , edited by Paris Mario , New York : Routledge , 2017 , 192 pages, $125.50 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1138232525 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 The basic premise of Making Prestigious Places...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in a gallery, and fundamentally welcome audience participation and transformation. Most importantly, they are not made to support some political movement taking place elsewhere—they are themselves the sites of politics. Critics rightly disparage the opportunism of museums and galleries in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... prologue by the philosopher Andrew Benjamin concludes “that there is an important link between geography (place) and modes of thinking” ( Sharr 2006: xx ). At issue for Heidegger himself was a notion of philosophical inspiration that stressed the ultimately nonsubjective sources and bases of thought, even...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 1: World Map, Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed , 2002–ongoing (Detail), with pins marking each bombed site for which there is a corresponding drawing. Photo credit: Karen Malinofski and Christopher Ciccone, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Plate 1:. World More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... end-of-row house. Net curtains demurely cover the windows of the front room and the bedroom above. This was clearly one of those places familiar to Shaw throughout his childhood and adolescence, and the painting beautifully conveys the sense of tranquillity that Shaw recalls from “one of those days...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that can be reasonably studied separately from, for instance, the colonial, place-bound, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts of their production and consumption, advocates of a critical luxury studies seek to position luxury products unequivocally with respect to other cultural practices and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Plate 1: World Map, Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed , 2002–ongoing (Detail), with pins marking each bombed site for which there is a corresponding drawing. Photo credit: Karen Malinofski and Christopher Ciccone, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Plate 1:. World...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
... distinct in the first place. The rise of the computer game as an emergent cultural form calls for an approach to cultural theory that might emerge organically out of the experience of game play. In an era in which many aspects of everyday life seem increasingly game-like, one might well ask what relation...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... authoritarianism, the author calls for the primacy of a cultural politics in which learning is linked to social change and pedagogy is embraced as a moral and political practice that takes place in a wide range of cultural sites. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... place Chan’s novel in the context of contemporary Chinese communism, and in particular the utopian dimensions of Hu Jintao’s concept of the Harmonious Society and Xi Jinping’s idea of the Chinese Dream. My objective in this section of the article is to show that Chan’s novel may be understood as a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of institutional critique has been the expanded engagement of artists in contexts that move beyond galleries and museums and into, among other places, universities, businesses, science and tech labs, and research facilities. At the same time, the massive growth of the tech sector has given rise to a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... article indicates how the broad aim was to restore primacy of place to philosophy at a point when it was under challenge from the social sciences. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 structuralism intellectuals political radicalism Lacan Althusser The particular variant of Freudo-Marxism that we know...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... provoke a crisis that is both political and epistemological, one in which sensemaking can no longer claim to take place at a distance from the infrastructure that mediates such processes but is instead thoroughly and inescapably immanent to it, a situation that prevents contact with the outside. His films...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... secret,” a structuring secrecy beyond the logic of revelation – this article questions transparency's link with democracy and its cultural place today as a force of good. Through Derrida's work we must face the proposition that although the choice between secrecy and transparency is presented as one...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... large, efforts to keep it under control became discursively a “war against SARS”; epidemic is a “disease” that invades potentially all the bodies of the entire nation and the state is the only organization that is capable of defeating it. Strategically, the government placed exposed individuals under...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of the early Cold War. The suburban home emerges not as a place of retreat from the uncertainties of a newly nuclear and threatening world, but as a crucible in which contemporary anxieties can only be imperfectly contained. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Merril nuclear Cold War America...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and representational art, to experiments with site-specific, inter-medial installations. This turn is placed in the context of the rise of cultural majoritarianism and religious fundamentalism in India, and the coincidence of these ideologies with policies of economic liberalization. In its...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... carrying out detention in places between states. These geographic shifts of border enforcement are tied to the securitization of migration and require a degree of complicity with violence in peripheral zones. The shifting of resources offshore serves, in part, to call public attention away from other sites...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... documents have always been central to our cities’ operation: their trade, accountancy, governance, and culture. In examining the place of mud in the Kulturetechniken of city-making and record-keeping, we see that urban and administrative culture are both utterly dependent on geological resources...