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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Alastair Bonnett Drawing on examples of white imitation, this article discusses the racialization of facial expression. Taking the white imitator Grey Owl as my principal example, I argue that the employment of facial expressions as racial symbols is beset by a tenacious ambiguity. The genesis...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... situating the FBI’s “domestic security” program as product and productive of overlapping racial and sexual politics and investigating the FBI’s anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that Ellington’s early-career promoter Irving Mills (a.k.a. Isadore Minsky) was a Jewish communist intent on capitalizing...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Morgan Adamson In the midst of struggles against racial oppression in the United States that intensified in and around 1968, activists developed the theory of the internal colony to contend that US imperialism was essential to understanding racial oppression in the heart of empire. The theory...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on the US collective memory of the Holocaust, and popular culture’s use of the Holocaust for racial instruction. The Americanization and de-Judification of the Holocaust shows how fascist racism is constructed through institutional discourses and practices and functions as an archetype for understanding...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and asserting identity. In particular, this essay takes up a charge issued by Gilroy in several works, that reductive racial politics are promoted by black Atlantic popular culture and by members of the academy. I argue on the contrary that the proliferation of hip-hop's technologies, language, and ethic...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., these two moments demonstrate the historical continuity of a core imperative to exhaustively capitalize space. This historicization also foregrounds the racialized inequalities coded within these informatic logics. Against the bright innovation narratives of technology, this article stresses a longer...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... incomprehensible, illegitimate, or self-defeating but manifest a certain truth—albeit a partial one—regarding the structural guilt, complicity, and inconsequentiality of art and culture in a racially divided society such as South Africa. Since then, the front line of struggles has broadened to include many other...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of financialization, thus reaffirming a neoliberal trend to privatize social problems. I explore how this financial illiteracy dovetails with the production of “white ignorance” and the erasure of the racialized injustices of contemporary global capitalism. While the case study of financial literacy educational...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . 1993 . Narrative Violence and the Law . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . De Genova Nicholas . 2013 . “ Spectacles of Migrant ‘Illegality’: The Scene of Exclusion, the Obscene of Inclusion .” Ethnic and Racial Studies 36 ( 7 ): 1180 – 98 . De Genova Nicholas . 2016...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 372–386.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., feminism, multiculturalism, and egalitarianism are cast as ideologies corrosive of the foundation of social order ( Jamin 2014 ; Neiwert 2017 ; Slobodian 2018a ). In place of cosmopolitan egalitarianism, the Far Right reaffirms exclusionary racial and national identities and speaks of “sex realism...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... focus upon political and cultural sovereignty as a means of dealing with anxieties about mutating national cultural identities, and the revival of a defensive nationalism that is readily racialized or otherwise regressively culturally legitimated. In this second movement, then, and particularly...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and ethnic and racial differences perceived in residents of the banlieues frequently serve to exclude them from the sometimes ill-defined category of normative Frenchness. Postcolonial Paris brings the banlieues , the outer suburbs of Paris, firmly into the foreground in this excellent exploration...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., performer, feminist, and community activist. She is impressively forthcoming about her own naïveté during her early, formative years as she recounts the misplaced beliefs and youthful idealism that occasionally led to inaccurate interpretations of her country's racial and political conditions...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the rich are under scrutiny. Chapter 5 (“#Damonsplaining”) turns to neoliberal meritocracy’s racialized logics and argues that neoliberal meritocracy relies on a postracial fantasy, a form of wishful thinking that obscures histories of racial oppression and their present-day manifestations. Littler’s...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
... manufacturing crisis, 4 and the success of this project was due in large part not only to an efficacious culture war, as Lisa Duggan (2003) has suggested, but also to the proper criminalization of racial and ethnic minorities. The economic crisis of the 1970s was followed by a long period...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of violence caused by strong shows of enforcement and extended stays in confinement. As migrants are moved and contained farther offshore on remote islands in the enforcement archipelago, they are both geographically distanced and discursively othered. This containment of racialized others in remote locations...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., and ethical constructions of the nation. 8 It is a history that overlaps, in many ways, with Cuba’s own history of lost indigenous cultures and the enslavement of African peoples. The racial politics of Cuba and the Americas may well have influenced Zanelli in the choice to use two models of different...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Meyerhoff Eli . 2019 . Beyond Education: Radical Studying for Another World . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Meyerhoff Eli Braun Bruce...