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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... for Cities at the University of Cape Town. Combining insights from their diverse activist engagements and policy experiences in Africa and Asia, as well as decades of urban scholarship, Simone and Pieterse bring into view new horizons of urban possibility in the face of political economic inequities...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... between the work of the tradition represented by Matthew Arnold and that of cultural studies. This second Foucault was, for me, a much more productive one, making new kinds of work possible. His approach to the self, and to technologies of the self, made available new ways of thinking about how...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... that the aesthetic, as a register that does not (wish to) articulate its demands on law in the latter's terms, nevertheless critiques and calls on law insofar as these sites (re)mark the present against (im)possible Justice. In the relations between the absent bodies of the disappeared, the desires of the “social...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an empathic relation. In recent critical texts addressing ecological dilemmas, care emerges as a diagram—an intermediate form—between possibility and event. Both palliative and favoring what is possible, care is inflected multifariously and with uncommon force of attraction in the materialist philosophy...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to more than the emergence of new political possibilities (and markets) in the developing world and to more than the “redundancy of the vision of utopia” ( Gilroy 2011: 111 ) that accompanied reckless capitalist development. Marley's music was remarkable because he gave hope to a new generation of people...
Published: 01 July 2021
Figure 2 Jane Frere, Return of the Soul (2008). Edinburgh Art Festival. Photograph by Malcolm Crowthers. This artwork depicts the dispossession of the Palestinians in 1948. The Gazans, in memory of the Nakba , performed conditions of expulsion and the possibilities of return. Figure 2 Jane More
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... flights of autobiography dictated while traveling in automated transport. I argue that in an auto poem like “Wichita Vortex Sutra,” Ginsberg develops a poetic “potentialism” whereby lyric language is made a vehicle for new possibilities and powers of individual feeling and dissent. Combating...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and in the governmental economy of the church. Crucially, love is originally a universal, immanent impulse, which is captured by religion. But if religion is an apparatus of capture, then the profanation of this universal core is possible. Religion cannot fully appropriate or exhaust the virtual potentiality of faith...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of micropolitical art practices. I will concentrate on one possible answer to the critical questions that must be asked: wherein lies the possibility of resistance in Sloterdijk’s recent analyses of capitalism? © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Sloterdijk wants to break the nihilistic spell of negativity...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the respective approaches are insufficient to elucidate the genuinely radical possibilities we may harbor for the Internet. The case study of “hypertextual databases” or “wikis” is used, both to contextualize the limitations of the above arguments and to present a more radical overture for thinking about network...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... historical and cultural formations. This article will briefly explore some of the possible meanings of disruptive luxury, before focusing on new technology, especially rapid prototyping or 3-D printing, as a possible route to luxury’s disruption. Utilizing a fashion spread from American Vogue of 1977...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., the reality is that it was always so. In the context of the new articulations of complexity, however, it becomes crucial to develop more imaginative and resonant forms of understanding and dealing with cultural change. Certain possibilities are put forward—though only as possibilities among many potential...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Valeria Graziano Abstract The hypothesis of a post-work society has provoked a newfound interest in the role of imagination in political thinking, made explicit by many authors who turned to the literary genres of utopian and sci-fi writing to sketch possible scenarios of a jobless future...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
... that makes it possible to construct a somewhat more hesitant account, not least, or so I argue, because hesitant accounts are closer to the way the world is. The overall point I want to make is that modern cities may not be in a twilight zone at all. They may be rather more efficacious than Virilio seems...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... possibility. The concepts of political culture and cultural politics are discussed as valuable for thinking through the relationship between ethical cosmopolitanism and cosmopolitan democracy and there is preliminary investigation of three different types of “jurisgenerative politics,” considered as sites...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 95–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... consumption by acceleration, we argue, both occludes the lack of substantive change actually occurring while simultaneously delimiting possibilities of thinking of and enacting the truly radical. We also consider how this setup is maintained, thus attempting to shed some light on why we are seemingly running...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... – in order to raise questions concerning the possibility of an unacknowledged and problematic contiguity between Badiou’s thought and the very philosophies it claims to surpass. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 archive gender philosophy Badiou Derrida Hegel Kant Plato There are two...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Carlo Milani Drawing on the work of Gilbert Simondon, this article explores the creative, subversive potential of organized autonomous networks through an examination of the possibilities and pitfalls of a collective, net-based practice of writing. When we know something or someone, we clearly...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of postcolonial critiques, which makes the presence of independent anthropologists possible but problematic amid projects of interventionist aid, rescue and military action. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 My main concern in this essay is with the identity of the anthropologist and the standing (or even...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the possibility of systemic social transformation and an end to destructive and self-destructive Cold War legacies. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 utopian globalism spectacular capitalism anti-anti-utopianism globalization If Euroasian modernisms in visual art in the second half...