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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...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Douglas Kellner Whereas modern knowledge was an order of universality, the typically postmodern view of the world, from Bauman’s perspective, postulates unlimited numbers of models of order, “each one generated by a relatively autonomous set of practices” (1987: 3), and thus perceives knowledge...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Connaissance, valeur et capital (2003) , which will be published next year in English translation by Seagull Press. That work constitutes a long meditation on the implications of a postmodern capitalism presenting itself as a “knowledge economy” or “knowledge society” ( Wissensgesellschaft, société de la...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Robert Hassan This article argues that “evolution” in the production of mass cultural forms has become stalled in our postmodern, networked, and neoliberalized society. Popular cultural forms have historically developed and evolved in dialectical relationship with capitalism. This produced forms...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... but to the shops. This speaks loudly of the current condition of subjectivity in a postpolitical era dominated by neoliberalism and liberal postmodernism. Absorption into the surrogate social world of consumer symbols can never be total, but the subject's identification with consumerism's sumptuary symbolic life...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jean-François Lyotard In this essay, Jean-François Lyotard revisits the question of the postmodern in relation to the “foundation crisis” in the mathematical sciences, arguing that this crisis should be conceived not in terms of the establishment of the foundations of scientific discourses...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Matthew Flisfeder This article examines the rise of the alt-right and Donald Trump’s successful campaign for president of the United States in the context of three overlapping contradictions: that of subversion in postmodern culture and politics, that between the democratic and commercial logics...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and postmodernity (see Bauman 1987 , 1991 , 1992a , 1992b , 1993 , 1995 , 1997 ). For many, Bauman remains the world’s foremost advocate of the idea of ambivalence, and his work on post-modernity has been one of the single most influential examinations of that cultural and political phenomenon. Anybody...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 107–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
... .. Lyotard Jean-François . 1980–89 . “ Cours sur le Sublime ” (“Courses on the Sublime”). JFL 340–JFL 347, Fonds Jean-François Lyotard, Bibliothèque littéraire Jacques Doucet, Paris .. Lyotard Jean-François . 1984 . The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge . Translated by Geoffrey...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
...-Sarriera (1999) , two long-time collaborators (Gray, Mentor, and Figueroa-Sarriera 1995) , and his single-authored books Postmodern War: The New Politics of Conflict (1997) and Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age ( 2002 ). Through these works and related critical essays on anarchism...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., flexible hierarchies, and plural exchanges through modulating networks of command” (ibid.: xiii). Empire is then postmodern but it is also, as they argue, virtual. For Hardt and Negri, empire “appears in the form of a very high tech machine: it is virtual” (ibid.: 39). They metaphorically transfer...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 312–329.
Published: 01 November 2022
... that Lyotard postulated in the 1970s: that any research on political economy must be paired with an analysis of its libidinal economy. sergio.meijide.casas@usc.es Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Jean-François Lyotard Federico Jiménez Losantos Spain postmodernism painting...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... .” In “Topologies of Culture,” edited by Lury Celia Parisi Luciana Terranova Tiziana . Special issue, Theory, Culture, and Society 29 ( 4–5 ): 3 – 35 . Lyotard Jean-François . (1979) 1984 . The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge . Translated by Bennington Geoffrey...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 203–211.
Published: 01 July 2013
...” in only apparent opposition to “discourse” is already an attempt to negotiate this “Parmenidean” issue. These questions far exceed the scope of any historical account, as indeed did those raised by The Postmodern Condition , the dominant reception of which (guided, perhaps, by Fredric Jameson's...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
... fixated on a handful of concepts – most notably “postmodernism,” “simulation,” and “hyperreality” – which are more often than not deployed in a somewhat gestural manner that is both allusive and elusive; and it is invariably presented as a “closed” reading, attributed to a cadre of devotees who...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Antonio Gramsci, Leon Trotsky, and Vladimir Lenin, or the Frankfurt School) or the cultural critique of postmodernism, or a combination of the two, as can be found in the work of Fredric Jameson (see Kellner 1989 ). Anderson admitted his difficulty with neoliberalism and with Baudrillard (whom he found...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 November 2009
... written an intellectual history that runs from Aristotle to Žižek, with most of the big beards being nodded at along the way. The argument rotates around the question of utopia, and broadly adopts what might now be called the standard “postmodern” diagnosis. That is to say, as soon as we attempt to bring...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 284–287.
Published: 01 November 2017
... times are hard and it would be easier to walk away. This is, I think, how Bauman’s project focused on the transformation of solid into liquid modernity emerged from his earlier books, including Postmodern Ethics (1993). While these earlier books are often considered superior to Bauman’s later...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
... methodology” (p. 15), Martens intersperses references to the work of film and cultural studies theorists such as Stuart Hall, Richard Dyer, and Bill Nichols throughout all three parts of the book. Martens thus delivers a so-called cultural studies analysis that follows in the “postmodern tradition...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
... , and Tsing Anna . 2019 . Reflections on the Plantationocene . Madison, WI : Edge Effects . https://edgeeffects.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/PlantationoceneReflections_Haraway_Tsing.pdf . Harvey David . 1989 . The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change...