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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... distinguished from previous right-wing ideologies. More generally, the three contradictions presented here are proposed as explanations for understanding the mainstreaming of the alt-right in contemporary politics and culture. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 alt-right mass media postmodernism...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
... representation from top to bottom and continuously—something must at least present itself. In response to the scientistic positivism advocated in particular by Carnap, the thinking of Martin Heidegger is devoted to this question—the question of givenness [ la donation ], of the opening, the “clearing.” But...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... social and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Higgins This article looks at the development and utility of celebrity among high-profile political interviewers. Offering the revised description “public inquisitor,” the article presents an overview of the rise of the political interviewer as a celebrity form of the “tribune of the people...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler The essay presents a reading of three war-related texts: Friedrich Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell , Heinrich von Kleist’s The Battle of Hermann , and Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow . Written against the background of the Revolutionary Wars and the Prussian Wars of Liberation...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... presentation of film, installation and interactive work at festivals, in galleries and online. In this case the fieldwork, into the inevitably political realm of nuclear submarines, led to a series of uneasy situations. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 There are two locations in the British Isles...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk first presented the following text as his inaugural lecture for the Chaire Emmanuel Levinas, March 4, 2005 at the University of Strasbourg. To a certain extent, it bears homage to that great thinker of the complex Other. However, other than taking a political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
... computer games have to this agon of the everyday. Perhaps computer games present the ethos of the digital world in its pure form, as a place where the “playing field” really is level, where the rules really seem to be fair. Perhaps the computer game is the almost-utopian double to a world made over as a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... between some intellectual assumptions in the mode of presentation chosen by Sharr and the provocation of Heidegger’s thinking. The challenge of Heidegger’s thinking is to resist the mode of a biographical survey, a challenge focused above all in his elusive concept of the “earth.” This uncanny and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in which the actual is capable of action only if it can convert its actuality into virtuality, that is to free itself for a future other than its actual present. Critical to this political project is work at the aesthetic level of media and communications technologies. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... respective approaches are insufficient to elucidate the genuinely radical possibilities we may harbor for the Internet. The case study of “hypertextual databases” or “wikis” is used, both to contextualize the limitations of the above arguments and to present a more radical overture for thinking about network...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... globalization – that prevent the death of either one – present a conflict that is of, against, within, and eluding the grasp of the dominant order in a continuous play of antagonism, destruction, mixture, tension, translation, and fissure. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 Baudrillard terrorism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of education conducive to the expansion of democratic social relations. The author argues that the struggle for critical public education could not be more necessary and worthwhile at the present moment. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Public education is under siege like at no other time...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... cannot be examined from a social point of view. In my paper, I will first discuss the features indicating that concentration camp prisoners did indeed comprise societies, and will thereupon present in greater detail the evidence of such societies found in the empirical material. Through a detailed...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 85–92.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Levine “Hopeful” is part of David Levine's larger project about unsolicited submissions. As presented in 2009 at Galerie Feinkost in Berlin and Cabinet in new York, it comprises the first phase of a multidisciplinary and multi-year project of gathering, analyzing, and archiving unsolicited...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... present condition. Finally, Shaw's work is examined in relation to theories of autobiographical memory and childhood development to show how the postwar council estate had an indelible effect on the formation of Shaw's personal and cultural identity. © 2013 Ian Waites 2013 George Shaw council...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “dirt research” (fieldwork) that produced them. The early texts offer the clearest presentation of Innis’s infrastructural orientation. The author traces the development of this orientation by focusing on three aspects of his work often remarked upon but infrequently explored: dirt, beavers, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Susanne Slavick Horsepower Hubris presents hand-painted digital prints that examine vehicles as both weapons and targets of war. Painted motifs and passages borrowed primarily from Persian miniatures combine with contemporary media images of wartime destruction, exposing what has been lost...