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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Elspeth Probyn This article reframes fisheries sustainability as a matter of production and consumption. It argues that only a more-than-human approach that takes seriously the entanglement of all oceanic entities—fish, fishers, water—can tackle the sustainability of fish. In order to bring...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jonathan Faiers Disruptive luxury is a recent addition to the lexicon of luxury. Understood as both a practical and philosophical antidote to luxury’s entrenched patterns of production and consumption, the term disruptive is proving to be as indeterminate as the word luxury itself, with its complex...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that structures the activities of production and consumption. Thus an aspect of the content overlaps with and stains the form, thereby anchoring the one to the other. This stain and overlap fit the Lacanian criteria for the Real: it’s the contingent nugget disrupting and sustaining symbolization. Finally...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of climate change may force changes in the consumption of luxury. Exploring the case for the re-moralization of luxury, Berry (2016) argues that it is the impact on the environment and sustainability that is likely, in time, to provide the strongest case for a return to a morally prohibitive view of luxury...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... to the production of cosmopolitanism – a term she uses to refer not to a deterritorialized force that is universalizing “the place of no place,” but to particular “ways of ‘worlding’ China, of placing China in a re-imagined world” (p. 112). If consumption is a practice of embodying new identities, Rofel finds...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to discern the trends and practices that herald its possibility. Capitalism owes its expansion and domination to the power it has assumed, within the space of a century, over both production and consumption. By first dispossessing the workers of their means of labor and of their products, it gradually...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 367–386.
Published: 01 November 2020
... .” December 18 . www.economist.com/special-report/1999/12/16/terroir-and-technology . Evans Adrian B. Miele Mara . 2012 . “ Between Food and Flesh: How Animals Are Made to Matter (and Not Matter) within Food Consumption Practices .” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 30...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of interval , defined by desperate attempts to reboot the global economy and to transform the neoliberal ideological landscape by seeking to blame the masses for their exorbitant consumption while excusing the social irresponsibility of a model of government organized around individualism and the production...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of figures, images and symbols …” ( Stiegler 2009a: 121 ). This leads towards a loss of the grounds of social and communal association in favor of industrial prerogatives for sustaining increases in production (and profit) through regulating consumption. These traditionally territorial grounds were ordered...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Ann Brooks; Lionel Wee In this article, we identify two models of consumer culture: the more familiar appeasement model where the “customer is king,” as well as a less established and recently emergent achievement model where the consumer’s efforts in consummating the act of consumption are lauded...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... a signature brand identity while sustaining the mythic status of fine art as independent, alternative expression. Conspicuously offered as works of “opposition” or “resistance,” high-gloss products are promoted for their ability to “critique” the culture industry or “transgress” the symbolic discourses...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... practices of the super-rich. These are also marked by continuities and changes over time. If the conspicuous consumption and performances of affluence identified by Veblen ([1899] 1994) have transformed in an era of informationalization when “even billionaires dress casually” ( Fluck 2003: 65...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... those of the former. As thick social fabrics are torn asunder or coaxed into more individualistic pursuits of consumption and well-being, there are no clear visions or practices for how residents, still operating in close proximity to each other, will deal with each other in the long run, especially...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and institutions in which labor occurs and is divided and valorized. And both figures sustain their refusals from the perspective of a specific life-affirming ethics of care that is deeply different from the one made possible by Bartleby's formula. A similar ethics of care as an act of generative refusal...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and productively been associated with key concepts like conspicuous consumption, status rivalry, distinction, sumptuary goods, and specialized markets that all concern the complex relations of social classes, of elites to nonelites, within nation-states, or transnationally. Here I am concerned, rather, with one...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
...-hop: Paul Gilroy's 2011 Darker than Blue , which sees in the genre empty posturing and codes of conspicuous consumption; the 2012 edition of Murray Forman and Mark Anthony Neal's anthology That's the Joint! The Hip-Hop Studies Reader , which with a wide array of essays and interviews seeks...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 271–273.
Published: 01 July 2022
... the individual to live at their social and economic limit, where “accepting life's risks,” “maximising human capital,” and “competing in the market” (5) become the only identified way to sustain a normal way of life. Alphin's book aims to make visible those ubiquitous practices which involve burnout...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
... once luxury products are rehabilitated as philanthropic products, while these secondhand products construct their opposite—“haute philanthropy” ( Nickel 2015b) . In the thrift store, as Mike Featherstone (1991 : 90) observed of the production of symbols in consumption practices on a broader scale...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and consumption might occasion a yawn, but the modality will not raise an eyebrow of surprise. This has been a not uncommon practice in the movies ever since D.W. Griffith's 1916 Fall of an Nation sequeled his Birth of a Nation from the previous year. The logical practice of “cashing in,” however, has shifted...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... a flurry of theorization in architecture in the ensuing decades, eager to provoke an architectural mainstream which is deeply conservative. This architectural conservatism is protected by institutions, and at the heart of these institutions is a body of architectural knowledge – sustained by a grand...