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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the relationship between the rise of Canon-Mocking Literature and the spread of cynicism in the sociohistorical context of contemporary China. It concludes that Canon-Mocking Literature is a means of cultural resistance and escape in a post-totalitarian society and possesses the dual character of both critique...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...” is a combination of George Orwell’s Big Brother and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, as well as a product of Chinese post-totalitarianism or, in other words, of advanced totalitarianism. As such, it resembles neither a totalitarian culture of the Stalinist model nor an American-style “amusing ourselves to death...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between lesser and greater democracy, both are in fact beholden to democracy's enemy: totalitarianism. This article ends by asking what a post-secret politics might look like. © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 This transcendent position is reinforced rather than undermined by the lack...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Writing in the Huffington Post , Martin Ford (2013) made the case that House of Cards points a way forward for politicians pushing to raise the debt ceiling. According to Ford, the best way to raise the debt ceiling is for House Democrats to side with less radical Republicans, a prospect likely...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in a few pages the conceptual roots that gave birth to the idea of utopia, long before its post-More formalization as literary genre? Gray’s strategic problem is to make sense of a host of interrelated concepts early on. Millennialism, Millenarianism, Chiliasm, Eschatology, and Apocalypse are “clarified...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in my interior. In the Wake the One, “Shem the Penman,” Semitic, effeminate, creative, artistic; the Other, “Shaun the Post,” Aryan, rigid, bully-German-speaking model of the petty-bureaucrat functionary in the power/knowledge/ communication nexus – the Post Office – cannot be understood in terms...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Grand Illusions: The Third Reich, the Paris Exposition, and the Cultural Seduction of France . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Gorz André . 1982 . Farewell to the Working Class: An Essay on Post-industrial Socialism . London : Pluto . Holman Valerie . 2000 . “ Air-Borne...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... forever in a perpetual state of post-mortemism is that it is itself reversible and subject to its own viral contaminations. In much the same way that the image destroyed reality in a grotesque spectacle of Promethean excess, it turns out that the product of this Promethean excess, integral reality...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... policies would follow a “similar path” to those of Hitler and Stalin ( Huffington Post 2012 ). Gun distributer USAAmmo released an advertisement that claimed Obama’s policies on gun control were inspired by Stalin, Mao, and Hitler, whose gun control policies disarmed and facilitated genocide...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to think the emergence of new ways of being-together after the implosion of the classic metaphysical monosphere. As he joyfully announces at the beginning of Foams , “the One sphere has imploded. But well, foams live” ( Sloterdijk 2005: 20 ). Sloterdijk's uncompromising post-metaphysical way...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... “Le Juif riche” (“The Rich Jew”) in which he defended Schmid and Fassbinder. His line of argument was that the film spoke about the problematic conditions of post-war Germany. He suggested that the two leading characters, Lily and the Rich Jew, are two individuals who respond and adapt themselves...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... a deficient reading of Marx; 3) on the economic level, a reevaluation of the bibliographical capital invested by Marxists who have spent so much time and money reading other Marxists like them, an investment they may now hope to recuperate; 4) on the historical level, perhaps a post-postmodern comeback...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... in China as well as with an older Maoist or revolutionary discourse. The resurgence or “demand” for humanism is rendered as part of an intellectual and political backlash or depoliticization. orientalism China humanism Maoism theory  3. For discussion of early post-Mao humanists, see Misra...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jonathan Harris This essay highlights post-1945 intertwined aesthetic and political radicalisms in the visual arts, drawing on key examples from the United States and Western Europe in the decades from the end of World War II to the present. It seeks to explore the complex relations between...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... . The Paranoid Style in American Politics, and Other Essays . New York : Knopf . Kamen A. 2005 . “ George W. Bush and the G-Word .” Washington Post , Friday, October 14 : 17 . Kittler F.A. 1990 . Discourse Networks 1800/1900 . Trans. Metteer M. and Cullens C. Stanford, CA...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the attacks by militant jihadists, and what provoked them. In brief, they contend that “Political Islam has fed on the twin crises of (failed) secular nationalism and the (failed) post-colonial state” (p. 138). Oil, primitive accumulation, Cold War geopolitics, neoliberal pressures, the liquidation...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... sketch of some of these ideas first appeared as a post for the “Afterthoughts and Postscripts” section of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies website in summer 2014. 1 In her introduction to the recent Framework dossier, “Marking Political Cinema,” for example, Ewa Mazierska (2014 : 43...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on the mutual relation of their basic humanity. (p. 180) What could these terms mean for an author who is committed to a post-Freudian and postmodern project? What is “real” socialism, the “own self,” or “basic humanity”? Presumably all of these terms must be treated with suspicion, simply because the argument...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . 2005 . “ In Search of Home: Filming Post-Unification Berlin .” In Clarke D. (ed.) German Cinema since Unification . Birmingham : Birmingham University Press . Clegg Nick . 2004 . “ Turning Our Backs .” The Guardian , 9 March. Fukuyama Francis . 1992 . The End of History...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of English, while the child presenter expresses the importance of speaking literary Arabic. In a bizarre twist to this aberrant mimesis Farfour later became a martyr himself. On June 29, 2007 The Jerusalem Post reported Farfour's death when, in the last episode of the program, Farfour was” beaten...