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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 12   Multichannel video installation by CAMP (Collaboration around Micro Politics), an artists' collective from Mumbai, at Pepper House. The videos record the imports and exports at the local port harbor in Kochi, documenting the work cycles and repetitive labor of one of the main historic More
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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 2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... notions of sovereignty altogether: its production, signification and reception deconstruct simple notions of “America” and “the world” in favor of what Hardt and Negri call “Empire,” what Zizek calls “post-politics,” and what we refer to as “meta-sovereignty.” © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 In their...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... examined. In effect, this strand of academic work, consumerist and one-dimensional Cultural Studies, which started out as critical of prevailing forms of cultural, economic, and political power, has ceased, in many respects, to be so. In conclusion, it is argued that Cultural Studies should renew its...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., if the anti-globalization movement is to enter the mainstream of political life, it must offer solutions to everyday economic, social, and political problems facing ordinary people. He contends that “action in the sphere of the economy… is the central force in our social, political and cultural life...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nouri Gana This article examines the cultural politics of bastardy in the films of Tunisian filmmaker Nouri Bouzid at a time when questions of national and cultural identity have come to the fore in Tunisia in the wake of the Revolution of Freedom and Dignity. Nouri Bouzid is the doyen of Tunisian...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Emma Baulch Noting the increasing tendency of Indonesian pop performers to organize and agitate politically, the article aims to locate these celebrity politics in a history of media change, and to explore their implications for lower-class collective organizing. Through a discussion of two pop...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage; Ryan Bishop; Mark Featherstone; Douglas Kellner Although neither a cultural philosophy nor a political theory, the concept of cultural politics emerged, as we conceive it, decades ago in a time when it was often argued that the study of culture and the academic discipline of cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jenny Stümer The escalating death tolls of migrants seeking to enter Europe are a dramatic testimony to the cynical, dehumanizing, and violent fortification of the European Union, whereby refugees and asylum seekers have become the emblematic figures of contemporary political exclusion. Rather than...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Armitage © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 While the term cultural politics of luxury may be employed, generally, to denote all cultural and political features of the study of luxury, and as such may be taken to include the varied cultural and political ways in which luxury is comprehended...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Republic , a colossal gold and bronze woman nearly fifty feet tall and weighing forty-nine tons. Telescoping back to the colonial plantation and forecasting ahead to Cuba’s revolutionary future in 2018, the article argues that La República embodied a tension between ethical consensus and political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... focuses on the conceptual question of how to think media environmentally and the political problem of how to live with the consequences of mediation predicated on resource extraction. Three decades of media-theoretical research and art practice on technologically constituted worlds have now, at least...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Denisa Jashari Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile , by Trumper Camilo D. , Oakland : University of California Press , 2016 , 296 pages, $85.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-5202-8990-1 , $29.95 (paperback), ISBM 978-0-5202-8991-8...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Clare Birchall While the choice between secrecy and transparency has political and cultural salience, this paper questions the logic of such an opposition. Through a consideration of the different attitudes towards secrecy embedded in the Bush and Obama administrations, this paper argues that both...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Geofrey Craig This article explores the increasing politicization of “lifestyles” and outlines an understanding of the concept of “lifestyle politics.” This is conducted through a case-study discussion of protest actions against the upgrading of the electricity grid on the north island of New...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... forms. It has allowed him most recently to develop an embryonic critique of political economy, focused on technological and libidinal practices of consumerism. His technological analysis of contemporary reality, buttressed by “technological” readings of Marx and Freud, are important in this context. I...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sustainable consumption Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide wide sea! —Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” In public and academic debate, the cultural politics of food continues to be a powerful if conflicting site where forms of state policy, as well as economic, cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
... cultural politics of queuing tape are analyzed and discussed. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 space architecture queuing systems cultural studies material culture The queue presents a powerful image of democratic fairness, despite the immediate frustrations of people who wait there. It seems to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and affective politics. Modalities of mourning in these works are shown to operate in terms of three major narrative tropes, with each relating to a particular affective response to the experience of loss: prosopopoeia is accordingly the figure of mourning, catachresis the figure of melancholia, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... political change is unlikely to occur. The article revisits Marcuse’s 1945 essay and his reading of the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and Paul Eluard. It begins by relating Marcuse’s interest in love poetry to the work of other critical theorists who see a radical role for aesthetics and the pursuit of...