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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ben Highmore This essay argues that bombsites in Britain were a vivid component of a social imaginary that informed the postwar social settlement. Postwar reconstruction, which often involved additional demolition, also produced ruined landscapes that were complexly associated with war damage. The...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... ( Figure 6 ). The Berlin memorial in particular strikingly recalls Bandau's drawing Bunker-Siedlung (bunker settlement) from 1978 in its use of minimalist geometry to imply at once claustrophobic containment and infinite serial repetition ( Figure 7 ). The bunker's monolithic ubiquity in postwar Europe...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
... attempts at remooding the past: the Blitz and the work that went into morale building on the Home Front (chap. 3), the ruinous landscape of the playground-bombsite following the war (chap. 4), the postwar West Indian migration and settlement in England (chap. 5), the music of the 1970s and 1980s...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... When the good old Federal Republic of Germany chose to bid farewell to its postwar idyll, it embarked on the modernization or—as others call it—colonization of its lifeworld. Almost overnight the many cozy single-family homes provided by the Adenauer government for returning POWs and their estranged...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... influential postwar American writers Paul Bowles and Jack Kerouac in the crucial contact-zones of Tangier and North Africa—the Maghreb—amid the allure and danger of desert sublimity and orientalist reduction. Stylistic resonances have been brought forward in text and context, as well as in the impure/pure...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the postwar world as an extrapolation of the total war economy — and its reliance upon underground facilities, in particular—that had been normalized during World War II. Initially suspected of causing the Manhattan bomb screen’s emergence and branded a Nazi, presumably because of his name, Meister...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... History does indeed suggest dark times, not of the cataclysmic kind that fractured the twentieth century — the rise of fascism, the area bombing of cities, the Holocaust, against which break the post- war welfare settlement was, in part, a reaction — but in more ordinary or everyday ways. These are days...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... with words (and people), infrastructure migrated from military to commercial life, providing a useful way to describe large-scale postwar construction and engineering projects. Repairing war-torn cities and regions around the globe required massive capital investments, many of which were targeted at...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., Jackie Stacey's (1994) study of postwar female cinema audiences in Britain suggests not only the escapism and pleasures that “star gazing” offered to British women during post-World War Two austerity, but also the captivating lure that the glamour of Hollywood stars symbolically held over their...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... subjective rage cannot be adequately symbolized in a universal symbolic order comprehensible to all, the permanent deconstruction of which both neoliberals and liberal postmodernists have invested a huge amount of energy into. It is the principal task of postwar neoliberalism and liberal postmodernism...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... previously dominant in the postwar era: the collapse of the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1973 (Lapavitsas 2005) , the dramatic increases in the price of oil (“oil shocks”) brought about by OPEC in 1973 and 1979 ( Lapavitsas 2005 ; Pollin 2005 ), and the failure of Keynesianism “to develop public...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
... is also a kind of work in its own right and how much the “labour of enjoyment” (Tomšicˇ 2019 ) has increasingly become, since at least the postwar period, a work of prosumption fully enmeshed in capital exchanges. Since desire is never just personal, but always excessive and transindividual, this...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Literacy is instructive. Written under the more fitting working title The Abuses of Literacy , this auto-ethnographic book about working-class life and popular culture in postwar England helped set the scene for the emergence of the field of cultural studies. Hoggart focuses on a particularly instructive...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 367–386.
Published: 01 November 2020
... . 2011 . “ Object Oriented Cookery .” In Culinary Materialism , vol. 7 of Collapse , edited by Negarestani Reza Mackay Robin , 299 – 330 . Falmouth, UK : Urbanomic . Cohen Paul . 2013 . “ The Artifice of Natural Wine: Jules Chauvet and the Reinvention of Vinification in Postwar...