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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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
...: 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, specifically punk and postpunk (chap. 6...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... (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, not to mention its genetic relationship to the geometric modernist concrete slab, means that even...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 wives gave way to endless high...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
...), 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 rebuilding roads, rail and power...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... as Bowles's own ethos and ascetic commitment as a writer in such world sites of Arabic settlement and nomadic belonging: his disorienting refusal to convert (or be converted by) the Maghreb and/or (in Saidian terms) the Middle Orient, however fitful this achieved stance in the body of his work in fiction...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Countries (OAPEC) over energy supply. O’Neill quoted an economist who, at the 1975 NASA-Ames/Stanford University Summer Study on space settlements, declared, “We can put the Middle East out of business!” O’Neill himself was more cautious, but anticipated a future in which control of solar energy beamed via...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... collapse (the effects of which were only beginning to be apparent) but the longer- term dismantling of the postwar welfare state and its assumption of a movement toward a better, fairer society. In 1997, New Labour co-opted art to economic development in Cool Britannia; then, after futile mass protests...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., no narrative, the lack of everything that has been cancelled by the omnipotent ideological power of postwar catastrophism. The primal political-subjective force here is not an antiauthoritarian urge to transgress but the need to solicit some sort of comprehensible symbolic order to stave off the terror...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 understandings of the economy which...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and Redmond 2006 ). Research on audiences and fan culture has also extended consideration of celebrity through an examination of the varied forms of engagement that audiences have with celebrities in specific cultural contexts. For example, Jackie Stacey's (1994) study of postwar female cinema audiences...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-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 moment in the 1950s when, on the one hand, thanks to public education programs the British working class had...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
...” (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 seemingly secondary moment of the economic cycle cannot simply be left as a spontaneous...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
... while remaining outside our flickering attention spans.” The offloading of toxic waste onto the postcolonial world, which began in the postwar era, is a toxic legacy that spans decades. The mountains of plastics, discarded electronics, and spent industrial chemicals will release their biocidal violence...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 367–386.
Published: 01 November 2020
... .” 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 France .” In Wine and Culture: Vineyard...