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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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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 60–74.
Published: 01 March 2024
.... The child's toy and media environment is playfully zoomorphic, populated with artificial animals, from toys and stories to virtual pets and video-game characters, a new simulacral and postnatural trajectory in the descendance of the artificial animal and its playful and play-like behaviors. s.giddings...
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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. 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. 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). More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 214–232.
Published: 01 July 2020
... 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 not not a bite” (1), which is to say that play contains the capacity for radical dialectical hermeneutics as well...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... technologies, in particular focusing on the digital child (“digi-child”) as the model information worker whose operational skills of “transmission” through game play are producing the material grounds of the future by transmitting energy in the dromoeconomy. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015...
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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). ...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of the ongoing Tribunal of Inquiry into Payments to Politicians in Ireland shows how tribunals are theaters in which the politician appears as a recurrence of a Trickster archetype adept at negotiating and playing this liminal and changing context. Tribunals struggle not so much to eradicate and replace...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and other factors play their part. This conclusion is reached through the detailed study of three UK arts prizes. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Reporting on the dinner given for the winner of the UK's Booker Prize for literature, the journalist David Robson wrote: Of course, the whole thing...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... – that prevent the death of either one – present a conflict that is of, against, within, and eluding the grasp of the dominant order in a continuous play of antagonism, destruction, mixture, tension, translation, and fissure. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Baudrillard terrorism globalization war...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... not necessarily coincide. The social anxieties that arise as a con sequence sees the domination of the market as an economic and cultural space in which such anxieties are increasingly played out. This allows questions to be posed that consider the proliferation of the celebrity expert, their role as tastemakers...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: cultural politics ; cultural media histories ; the emotional excess ( jouissance, petit à ) of cultural politics; and the deep play mode of aesthetic judgement formed between the practical and ethical, between political economy and expressive art (including political drama), and between individual self...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sas Mays The overall remit of this article concerns a philosophical contextualization of Badiou’s antipathy toward the capitalist status quo, as it is played out in the denigration of the “encyclopaedia.” The article argues that this object marks an extension of the phonocentric idealism of Western...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of a tablet for playful exploration and creative learning. It was a lesson Apple learned. As Michael Noer points out, Jobs’s iPad is “a powerful computer that an illiterate six-year-old can use without instruction” (quoted in Isaacson 2011 : 498); it really is a computer “for children of all ages” to play...