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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 495–497.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... The book then moves on to examine the relationship between video game theory and practice, arguing that one should pay attention to the specific materialities involved in video game play. Chapter 3 examines how space is constructed as a form of logistics in flight simulators. Following this discussion...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 9 and 10 Screenshots from a suicide show. The poignant power of the gesture plays out before an impassive audience. Figures 9 and 10. Screenshots from a suicide show. The poignant power of the gesture plays out before an impassive audience. More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 9 and 10 Screenshots from a suicide show. The poignant power of the gesture plays out before an impassive audience. Figures 9 and 10. Screenshots from a suicide show. The poignant power of the gesture plays out before an impassive audience. More
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 2 Actress Hillary Swank playing Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (dir. Kimberly Peirce, 1999). Figure 2 Actress Hillary Swank playing Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (dir. Kimberly Peirce, 1999). More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 214–232.
Published: 01 July 2020
... as justifications or explanations for forms of behavior, which can range all the way from radical forms of protest against modern modes of being, to aggressive displays of “imperial” power. Crucially for Sutton-Smith, play is fundamentally ambiguous. As he writes, “A playful nip is not only a bite, it is also...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... .” Fibreculture Journal , no. 5 , five.fibreculturejournal.org/fcj-024-a-playful-multitude-mobilising-and-counter-mobilising-immaterial-game-labour . de Peuter Greig Dyer-Witheford Nick . 2009 . “ Empire@Play: Virtual Games and Global Capitalism .” ctheory.net , May 13 , www.ctheory.net...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Angelos Koutsourakis The publication of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s play Der Müll, die Stadt und der Tod ( Garbage, the City, and Death ; 1976) constitutes one of the major scandals in German cultural history. The play was accused of being anti-Semitic, because one of its key characters, a real...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Figure 2 Actress Hillary Swank playing Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (dir. Kimberly Peirce, 1999). Figure 2 Actress Hillary Swank playing Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (dir. Kimberly Peirce, 1999). ...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... The bombsite–demolition site as an accidental or purposeful playground for children added to the vacillating meanings of these ruined landscapes, as they signaled both the destructive power of modern industrial violence and the resilient and resourceful power of children and play to reconstitute and repair...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Derek R. Ford While the general intellect continues to provide a rich resource for understanding post-Fordism and for theorizing resistance, there remains a neglected aesthetic dimension to the general intellect and the role that art can play in resistance based on it. This article develops...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bart Simon; Darren Wershler This article considers Minecraft , one of the most widely played and popular video games of all time, with over 100 million copies sold. Minecraft is an open-ended strategy game about material logistics, governance, and world building. It is also about a nostalgic...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... experience, and relationship with me-dia. It analyzes the digital gadget’s role in the reorientation of the broadcast ecology around personalized media worlds and experiences, arguing that its mode of play represents an integration of the life, activities, bodies, and attention of the individual that extends...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “rethinking” of his 1970 trip to film the Palestinian intifada, and in that Darwish restates his published commentary from the 1990s in a staged interview with an actress playing an Israeli journalist. It analyzes as well the political implications of Darwish’s poetry being recited in English translation...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... specific role and operation in relation to contemporary representations of incarceration. In particular, the article considers the figure of the incarcerated informant. The incarcerated criminal or informant plays a complex role as both subversive other and purveyor of truth and as such constitutes...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... rationality. Third, I show how such practices of market commensuration depend on a range of evaluative devices that create environments of equivalence and hierarchical difference, explicating how these devices have come to play an increasingly important role in contemporary digital culture. I then discuss...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Wars of Liberation, respectively, the plays by Schiller and Kleist engage in the discursive construction of an emphatic sense of heimat (home), either by way of creating the new sentiment of homesickness (originally called nostalgia ) or by advocating the complete destruction of the very home territory...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Mooney Nickel Although the charity thrift shop is typically treated as an apolitical nonprofit entity, it plays a significant cultural and political role in the contemporary practice of governing. In this article, I am concerned with how well-being is distributed through the governance...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Geoffrey Winthrop-Young This article offers an introduction to the German concept of Kulturtechniken (cultural techniques), with a special focus on the term’s multilayered semantic career, as well as on the way old notions of Kultur are at play in the concept. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014...
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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. The Arabic world has been similarly rich with epigraphy. “In a largely...