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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 (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... celebrity, personality driven lifestyle programming, sports shows featuring star athletes and commentators, and even political shows with celebrity journalists. All of this is indicative not just of the pervasiveness of modern celebrity culture but also its diversity and breadth. The various kinds of...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Harald Wydra Modern politics dogmatically separates politics from religion, the state from promises of salvation. This article makes a case for the fundamentally political nature of transcendence. It argues that the changing relationships between authority and salvation depend on culturally crafted...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Eva Haifa Giraud; Sarah-Nicole Aghassi-Isfahani The emergence of so-called post-truth politics has seen popular calls to return to the “facts,” accompanied by frequent attacks on gender studies, postcolonial theory, and science and technology studies, all of which have been portrayed as somehow...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2020
... within its respective moral order. The Russian public is divided, not only by political views, interests, class, or even values but also by morality. If we are to understand the Russian regime’s behavior internationally and domestically, it is important to recognize this rupture. After all, even the...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Eric Goodfield For most contemporary theorists, the death of postmodern thought as a theoretical impulse and critical divide has become a given. Yet, since the end of the 1990s a variety of important strands of social and political thought—queer theory, feminism, and postcolonialism to name but a...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... cultural, economic, and political terrain, the language of meritocracy is regularly spouted from the mouths of celebrities, CEOs, and politicians. The meritocratic mantra that anybody can “rise to the top,” so long as they possess the requisite talent and effort, is an enduring and powerful one. Despite...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... spectacular manifestation of a global conflagration. One salient example is the “May ’68 in slow motion” occurring in Italy over the period 1968–78. Both the French and Italian events spawned their own politico-theoretical legacies that reverberate to this day, especially with regard to the “politics of...
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Cultural Politics (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... experimentation even as it 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...
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Cultural Politics (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 (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 (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...
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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 by...