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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 social media...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
... 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, before him, this is the question...
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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 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 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 where...
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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 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 estates...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... that are insidiously imposed from without, internationally. Although largely unintentional, Slavick's essay and selection of art combined present the scholar and critic of theory and ideology with a fascinating study of the ongoing tension between the current predilection for commentary and analysis of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... years and was the first to produce work directly for the iPlayer platform. Using archival images to examine the present, his films produce counterintuitive connections and abrupt collisions that supplant the authority of narrative causality for a precarious network of associations and linkages. This...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between public and private, state and individual interests have become redefined and obscured through new discourse strategies. They conclude that the present financial and regulatory “crisis” cannot be adequately resolved without a new analytic framework for examining the relationships between...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... secret,” a structuring secrecy beyond the logic of revelation – this article questions transparency's link with democracy and its cultural place today as a force of good. Through Derrida's work we must face the proposition that although the choice between secrecy and transparency is presented as one...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Matthew Flisfeder In the following, I argue against cognitivist film scholars, such as David Bordwell and Noël Carroll, for the relevance of Slavoj Žižek in the field of film criticism and theory. I argue that Žižek's work presents a wholly new mode of criticism which focuses on the ideological...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Frequently assembled from found-objects, these archetypal structures are materialized as evidence of a cataclysmic past. This line of interpretation is explored specifically through the assemblage House/boat (1994), which construes the national present in terms of a historical aftermath. While the paper...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
... intellectual and imaginative resources for the present conjuncture. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 cosmopolitanism European culture complexity cultural diversity More than ever before, there are things in the world that would like to be said. —Elias Canetti, The Human Province In 2014, it is all too...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brian Sudlow José Padilha’s new RoboCop (2014) film can be read in the light of Paul Virilio’s theoretical work, notably Desert Screen . RoboCop serves as the city’s warrior but also as a munition in the hands of global media forces. Still, even if the film presents the fallibility of robotic...