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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Alison Landsberg A seismic shift in the racial landscape of the United States occurred in 2016. The prevailing discourse about a “postracial America,” though always, in the words of Catherine Squires a “mystique,” was firmly and finally extinguished with the election of Donald J. Trump. Race, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... dissensus in a much broader history of cultural politics, race, and gender in Cuba. With the face of a white Cuban aristocrat and a body based on a mixed-race mulata model, the statue activated—and still galvanizes—a range of memories, myths, and meanings related to aesthetic constructs of the nation. Those...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... race and racism in the United States. Exploring the emergence of Holocaust references in US public culture following Barack Obama’s election, this article proposes that the analogy gains its efficacy because the Americanization of the Holocaust articulates the relationship between institutional...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... establish the contours of a discipline that's lost its novelty but continues to evolve; and Nitasha Tamar Sharma's 2010 ethnography Hip Hop Desis , which explores hip-hop culture among South Asian American youths who found in connoisseurship, collaboration, and performance a language for negotiating race...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and representations; mechanisms and structures; experiences and identities. The empirical and conceptual insights of the contents are then highlighted, with regard to the significance of discourses of legitimacy, namely, those of meritocracy, civility, and luxury; the intersections of race and class...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... racial transgressions of jazz pleasures. In telling this story, I further develop contemporary scholarship on the concept of racialized heteronationalism as nascent in surveillance and the state, as well as demonstrate the long history of US enforcement agencies’ reliance upon race and sexuality as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the demand for homogeneity across elements and media objects—organize temperature management. The thermocultures of media inflect its composition, movements, and temporalities and embed it within existing regimes of capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality. The study of thermocultures offers an...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... decolonization of that education might imply. It ends with a celebration of settler-colonial bankruptcy as a moral and political-economic opening for a radical way forward. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 financialization financial literacy and education settler colonialism race and racism neoliberalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... adequacy and meaningfulness of “race” have come to beset Anglo-American ethnic and racial studies ( Gilroy 2000 ; Essed and Goldberg 2002 ) at roughly the same moment that a so-called “affective turn” has been felt in a number of disciplines. Given that “race” has been repudiated as a mirage for almost as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., while encouraging credit-worthy behaviors, make use of already socially embedded data that amplify preexisting social patterning. The implications of this point for Ascher’s analysis of class are crucial: past inequities around race and class remain built into this system, even if conceived within the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... keen to use the words of his interviewees as fact, rather than viewing their discourse as politicized. However, later in the book he presents valuable and detailed analyses of the politics of race, gender, and sexuality in British jazz. It is fascinating to note the reluctance of those from within the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ignored. We have questioned the most successful males. They are in agreement with us. We are, then, competent in this matter and optimists without delusions. 1 We speak in the name of the race, which calls for ardent males and fecundated females. For a race like ours, fecundity is its essential defense...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of the arms race, Deer imagined a future United States comprised of around one hundred underground, decentralized “city-states” capable of sustaining themselves “in a state of indefinite siege” ( 1957 : 66; see also Simpson 1956 ). For Deer, this was not a proposal that threatened to deaden humanity...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 376–383.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... According to the last crown prince of Prussia, this dust prevented the setting of new records at the Hamburg car race of 1904 and therefore made concrete surfaces all the more desirable. A lot of hue and cry—racecar driver Manfred von Brauchitsch recalls—threatened drivers who dared “defy it and make full...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... race of the intended parents (lighter skin, for example) but demonstrating marginality on the basis of age and economic disparity. In contrast, surrogates tend to be women who are frequently of a race and class different from the intended parents'. The operable and bioavailable fertile body, therefore...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... individuals who emerge as insightful guides, describing the nuances of race, culture, and politics in their respective countries as well as defining the aesthetic and creative arts in their local hip-hop circles. For example, we are introduced to Magia and Alexey in Havana, engaged rappers who through...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 1987 ). More specifically, as Shome and Hegde (2002 : 252) note, postcolonial approaches study “issues of race, class, gender, sexuality and nationality … by situating these phenomena within geopolitical arrangements, and relations of nations and their inter/ national histories.” In many ways...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... camps, the refugees were interrogated about their activities in Haiti to determine whether they were under a credible threat of political persecution and were thus eligible to apply for asylum based on one of the five categories recognized by US law: race, nationality, religion, membership in a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... categorization could be used to legitimize Nazi race policy and to produce the human being as “a calculable object” (92). In a powerful analysis of the Nazi census, which highlights the significance of IBM’s tabulating punch card machines, Young emphasizes that the administrative governmentality of Nazism was...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of gender, class, and race and how they influence experience. While this is not necessarily a central theme of the project, it is clearly embedded within and subtly threaded throughout Forkert’s analysis, and it is carefully brought to the fore at relevant moments in the text. The book is divided...