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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the earth in real time. Because these systems provide extensions of human senses and are also autonomous, they simultaneously extend and delimit the power and imaginary of the human subject as actor and political agent. By thinking through these multiple large-scale interrelated remote-sensing systems...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ashjan Ajour Abstract This article explores the body as a site of subjectivity production during a hunger strike in Occupied Palestine. It further explores the former political prisoners’ theory of subjectivity as it emerges through their praxis and philosophy of freedom. Although the body...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of vulnerability, an expression of pain. The art of Mohau Modisakeng likewise pulls the politics of cool into the gallery and creates new possibilities for the sublimation of righteous anger. Through iterations of cool, Black masculine subjectivities are discussed as in tension with the dream of decolonization...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
...) production of (political) subjectivity. Because such efforts necessarily attend to the status of a principle of the actionable, this essay suggests that the question of a “beyond” as it relates to a politics of the actionable calls for a conceptual elaboration of “organized networks.” The essay argues...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... symbolism necessary to turn objectless dissatisfaction into articulate political demands. Rather, the consumer-oriented subjects who inhabit the socioeconomic margins of late capitalism were unable to make this political move and ultimately found themselves with nowhere to take their dissatisfaction...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... or the subjectivity of the human to a spatial regulation, thought should also at the same time think a “right to disappear” ( Blanchot 1990 :84). The imperative to think this “right to disappear” cannot be more timely today, given the enclosing perfectibility of the politics and architecture of a terrifying twenty...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
... committed inside the prison functions to diminish the legal and political standing of both criminal and victim. In handling crime as an extrajudicial matter, adjudicated exclusively by disciplinary boards, the prisoner-criminal and prisoner-victim are positioned as quasi-legal subjects, bearing neither...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of a collective unitary subject—and here Rancière’s criticism is certainly applicable to cognitivist approaches to ethics and representation—political art fragments reality and refutes consensual hermeneutical harmony. From this perspective, political art is not concerned with communicating a message and offering...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the neoliberal subject. Now resembling the pattern hunters of speculative finance, the active spectator of political modernist cinema is today compromised by the new conditions of volatility, instability, hyperindividualism, and privatization that demand the same cognitive labor. In exploring how neoliberal...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... during the 2004 and 2006 Canadian elections in order to expose the limits of the media's criticism of polling and to contend that published preelection polls contribute to the formation of suspicious subjects. I go on to argue that political campaign communication is open to information accidents so...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to be absented from antiobesity public health rhetoric. By exploring a range of ethnographic examples in high-income countries, they illuminate how such interventions often fail to account for the complex interplays between subjective corporeal experience and political economic relations and contend...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... but the reception of violence that is sanctioned—than it is the more fundamental political question of what success is ascribed to what violence. The object of media studies must be problematized on account of this political meaning: as a question of the position of the subject in the media dispositif...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of compulsory compassion in news media stories about the actual or threatened removal of roadside memorials, I argue that there is an economy of power circulating in the practice of roadside memorialization, where some subjects are deemed legitimately memorable and some are not, where some subjects...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... define as the workshop-function, which distributes protocols through mass media for inaugurating spaces of scientific work outside of professional laboratories run by amateur scientific and technologic subjects. Make magazine highlights how DIY science and making intersects the politics of social...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 188–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
... while neutralizing the lyrics, emotive or heroic expressionism to which the West has generally subjected them” (2009: 40). Lyotard is consequently attentive to how certain composers (usually John Cage and Pierre Boulez) evacuate musical signifiers at once of their political connotations...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Stefan Skrimshire The subject of utopianism in contemporary political life has experienced a revival of interest in the last few years. One of the most polemical contributions is John Gray’s Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia . One of the greatest benefits of this book...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... tendencies. For Bunyard (2011 : 19), Debord is much more preoccupied with the subjective effects of the spectacle than with tracing how emerging forms of capitalism generate specific changes in the social relations of production, and what political implications might follow. For instance, it is not always...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the war against terror, its depoliticizing effects. It is a depoliticized picture, in which the lack of antagonistic politics and subjectivities in today's democratic materialist constellation is countered with the inherent excess of the system, the protagonist's (self-)destructive passion for the Real...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the economists – and of the critics of political economy – was, from the late eighteenth century onward, to be tested. The more the economists mastered the subject, the more the sense of the treasure hunt generally fell away, and the concept of treasure came merely to lead a gloomy existence on the fringes...