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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... to engage with the problematics of identity politics missing from the STD texts. How the cultural and the medical literature parallel and differentiate themselves is a central aspect of this contrast. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Sexually Transmitted Diseases popular culture (novels) HIV...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... .” Available from http://intermargins.net/intermargins/TCulturalWorkshop/chineseodyssey/critical/2002Jan-Jun/20020115a.html . Fiske J. 1989 . Understanding Popular Culture . Boston : Unwin Hyman . Goldforbt J.C. 1989 . Beyond Glasnost: The Post-Totalitarian Mind . Chicago...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and asserting identity. In particular, this essay takes up a charge issued by Gilroy in several works, that reductive racial politics are promoted by black Atlantic popular culture and by members of the academy. I argue on the contrary that the proliferation of hip-hop's technologies, language, and ethic...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... was released in 1994). Tamahori's film therefore not only remains a touchstone for the New Zealand film industry (the film was widely popular both nationally and internationally) but also serves as an important reference point for discussing the cultural politics surrounding contemporary representations...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 395–399.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the existence of a complex urban political citizenry that engaged culture and politics in innovative ways, even if only for a moment. In so doing, they have opened the field of Chilean history to unconventional sources and novel methodological approaches that will inspire young scholars. Readers of Cultural...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and commercialization of art. And finally, prizes can matter for the way they shape popular taste and sensibilities by legitimating cultural forms and expressions (see Street 2002 , for a fuller review of the consequences of arts prizes). Despite these arguments for taking arts prizes seriously, remarkably little...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 135–144.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in On the Beach . The beach embodies in that novel, as it does now, the contradictions exposed by catastrophe and provides the venue through which social, economic, political, and moral struggles can be played out. As in Shute's anxiety- and denial-filled Melbourne, the virus has rendered waiting the cultural...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
... to Doom and simply played it for laughs; but Dr. Strangelove is not a Hollywood film, nor was it even filmed in America, and there is a great deal more involved in the transition from novel to finished film than just making a comedy out of a drama. The real change is a historical and cultural one...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... The Philosophy of “As If” from 1911) had become one of the more popular of the early twentieth-century works in that idiom, both science and fiction had developed considerable resources that, it would seem, were designed to exploit the groundless function of as if . It is possible to trace an increasing...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... 2). Hutnyk attacks what he calls “trinketisation,” which he appears to under stand as the obsession with trinkets (such as Malinowski's kula ) and the use of popular cultural studies buzzwords like “hybridity” (specifically by Homi Bhabha), a term which, for Hutnyk, is “more market able than...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... “The Baltic, restless Wehrmacht gray,” 12 Gravity’s Rainbow —the German-American novel of this war—casually notes (245). ..... Kleist’s Battle of Hermann is no longer a drama about subjects and acts of consciousness but a set of guidelines on how to wage a popular and partisan war. Bolshaya...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Daniel Cordle Taking its critical cue from notions of a United States “containment culture,” developed by Alan Nadel and Elaine Tyler May, this article locates Judith Merril’s atomic war novel, Shadow on the Hearth (1950) , in early Cold War political contexts. Contrary to readings that see Gladys...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Machado, La República continued to annunciate multiple voices in the cultural-political landscapes of Cuba and the Americas. She reappeared as a prop in the 1974 novel El Recurso del método (or Reasons of State ), a gonzo piece of political and urban fiction by the Cuban surrealist writer Alejo...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 July 2023
... Wanting unsettles the notion of eventfulness as only ever extraordinary with a visuality specific to its urban setting. In certain scenes, the subjects’ relocation evokes the popular aesthetic of crisis reproduced by news media and popular culture, such as ex–US soldier Roy Scranton's ( 2013 ) conflation...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by and opposed to the restrictions of communicative capitalism. Taking the cultural battle between Universal Pictures’ Minions and Pepe the Frog as their primary example, the authors argue that some forms of graphical representation and display produce an anticapitalist concept of rarity when they function...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., then, and in conclusion, the notion of an infrastructural aesthetics demands a closer examination of the contemporary, popular moment of the essay film itself. As the form begins to achieve a certain ubiquity in studies of media and culture, there is a contradictory tendency to champion the form’s rebellious qualities...
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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 (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... political groups have attempted to develop alternative organs of information and communication. In so doing, we believe that there has now been a new cycle of Internet politics, which has consisted of the implosion of media and politics into popular culture, with the result that unprecedented numbers...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... an interpandemic response to the novel coronavirus that cuts across borders and against the grain. The first is transnational , to identify from the parallax view of Sydney and Los Angeles emergent risks that defy single-state fixes. The second is transhistorical , to counter efforts by China and the United States...