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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 2016 urbanization collective life politics of habitation Global South Many African and Asian cities and urban regions are considered bastions of the uninhabitable. They are the homes of marginalized black and brown bodies, but they cannot really be homes because their environments are...
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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 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... codes are scrambled and upended, revealing a slippage of sign systems that upsets our blasé habits of image consumption (Mosse quoted in Chin 2013 ). Mosse adopts “intellectual and existential promiscuity” ( Sen 2013a ) by mixing the contingent and the abstract, the symbolic and the political, evoking...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... imitable by everybody else. The politics of transcendence implies twofold meanings of “going beyond.” On the one hand, it is transgressive and performative. It consists of breaking of boundaries that had “controlled” and “protected” the habits, procedures, and values but also differentiated the sectors...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 1968, but we have little understanding of their often subterranean influence on the shape of cultural politics since the 1970s. This essay examines the historical case, and then tries to chart the path of Mao’s influence on educational reform, cultural and community activism, and legislative change in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Daniel Vukovich This essay addresses the “demand for humanism, with a nod toward Asia” within current theory and global intellectual political culture. I argue that using humanism as a way to understand China (a habit inside and especially outside the PRC) keeps us within the orientalist tradition...
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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. Dorian Wisniewski first inspired me think about queuing tape as an architectural phenomenon in a few sentences in his doctoral thesis: “Architecture and Unavowable Community: Architecture of Breach and Resistance” (University of Edinburgh...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid What are the politics of Gilles Deleuze's study of cinematic modernity? In film studies, the discipline that formally assumes cinema as its object, Deleuze's concepts have been used to explore the processes by which national identities have been historically constructed and...
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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 November 2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... mobilizes and manipulates risk to cultivate profit and power and to transform the social and cultural politics within its orbit. Walmart emblematizes and advances capitalist securitization and offers a “risk-free” consumer space as a refuge in an uncertain world, yet it ultimately contributes to a world of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Paula Serafini; Jennifer Smith Maguire The authors outline how multiple dimensions—historical and contemporary; global and local; political, economic, social, and cultural—inform an understanding of the super-rich. Recent super-rich scholarship is reviewed with regard to three themes: discourses...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... culture; culture is the reproduction of traditions, habits, perceptions, and understandings. But as Cultural Studies theorists have demonstrated, culture is inherently fluid and dynamic, a continually moving and “changing same” ( Gilroy 1993 : 101), which makes it open to political contestation and at the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Paul Graham; Allan Luke This article uses critical discourse analysis to analyze material shifts in the political economy of communications. It examines texts of major corporations to describe four key changes in political economy: (1) the separation of ownership from control; (2) the separation of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2013
... chapters focus on the relative merits of Badiou's politics: “From Potentiality to Inexistence,” “For Lack of Politics,” and a conclusion called “The Speculative Left.” Two interviews between Bosteels and Badiou close the book, one of which was given along with Peter Hallward. Apart from providing a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Felicity J. Colman Paul Virilio’s work on dromology provides a model of a political economy. Called the “dromoeconomic” system, it incorporates aspects of temporality, consumption, and technology, arguably three of the core factors for consideration of the future organization of human societies...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 265–280.
Published: 01 November 2006
... regarded as a key mission for academic administrators outside the circle of elite research universities, most centered in the US. It also provides a summary longue duree genealogy for cultural studies and argues that the project we now name cultural studies developed on terrain upon which the politics of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... his own media as “radical mediocrity” and argue that this has become our first nature. But then, what is the political potential of Sloterdijk’s merger of aesthetics with politics as based on the Bataillan principle of excess rather than lack and scarcity? Should we not differentiate between...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... We continue through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by means of a discussion of the philosophical, political, and economic writings of David Hume, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye, and Werner Sombart. Employing Sombart’s sociological work on the spirit of capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Tania Roy This paper examines the installation work of Vivan Sundaram, one of India's foremost contemporary artists, as an aesthetic response to the rapid political and cultural transformations that marked the 1990s. At this time, Sundaram turned definitively from an established body of figurative...