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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ontological analysis of study as a state of educational potentiality, we explore its political and economic dimensions through a psychoanalytic-Marxist framework. In particular, we draw upon Marxist notions of reification to understand how learning and debt are lived by the student, and in turn, how Jacques...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... eliminate this fetishism and install a transparent and non-exploitative economic form. The concept of fetishism was not part of the vocabulary of Leninism or Maoism, and Althusser sanctioned the elimination of the concepts of reification, alienation, and fetishism from the discourse of Marxism...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of fetishism takes place whereby risk’s social character is obscured by its reification as securities, “things” that are seemingly emptied of their social aspects. Ascher then treads in Marx’s footsteps, following his character, Moneybags, to the financial market. Making this journey, Ascher provides...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the subject altogether” (121). Goh is clearly very aware of such risks, however, and the theory of the reject developed explicitly seeks to avoid any such reification or hypostatization. From the outset, he argues that the reject, or what one might also characterize as the dynamic force or movement...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to avoid what might be called the “reification of spatiality.” For Sloterdijk and for us, then, questions of inclusion and exclusion, of the “inside” and the “outside,” not only remain contested but also do so on a global scale. His “eulogy of asymmetry” (pp. 406ff.) hence does not grasp more complexity...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2019
... denying them creative self-formation within the flow of historical time, remains the primary wellspring of humanly experienced alienation and reification. Two observations present themselves at this juncture. First, in opposition to Debord, Negri breaks with the classical labor theory of value so...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... milieus that are the symbolic milieus. In other words, this is what happens with their dissociation, and it is what has been termed, particularly by the Frankfurt School, reification. 9. See Réenchanter le monde , pp. 41 et seq., 93 et seq. 10. See ibid., p. 54. 11. See ibid., p. 119...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the commodity form and is possessed of almost unlimited powers of reification (1967: 85). And, as the “exchange process” accelerates, so must it spread in the attempt to escape the negative context of concentrated competition and so to seek the chimerical open spaces of pure profit. As it expands, the “exchange...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 206–225.
Published: 01 July 2014
... use the term reification , but in a positive sense; it is the reification of the preindividual. That which is between subjects, between individuals finds its material, exterior, sensory, spatiotemporal reality in technological objects. Hence the discourse on technology merely follows up the discourse...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... generated by a system that has every interest in encouraging its own reification? For, so long as our over-arching mechanism of Capital, Spectacle, and Biopower is mistaken for a quasi-volitional and unassailable totality , the real and singular relations of production that constitute it may continue to go...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of regard and disregard into an identifiable formation so that their reification might be better targeted for critique. The question of who receives their coffee first at Starbucks may be low on the list of priorities for those concerned with global well-being; yet the everyday ordering of human interaction...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
...: “it is the homeland as such that metaphysics cannot think in its rush towards the universal, in its pursuit of the reification that is the precondition of exchange” ( Phillips 2005: 207 ). Contrary to any assertive identity politics, the space of the leap inherent to such thinking would be one which puts...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... keys must have contributed to the general sensation of the urgency of speed. The typewriter assumes a double quality here: a symbol of reification, it also nonetheless physically embodies freedom and new artistic energies, suggesting a physical analogue experience. The typewriter introduces...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... need and experience some sort of identity crisis, it is worth returning to the cultural concept of donation versus commercialization and reification. A different picture is shown in Israel, where the medical community gives full support to the use of fertility technology. Consequently, Israel has...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 319–338.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and ambiguities of racial reification. The most thoroughly explored example is skin color: the history of people entering or leaving recognition as white ( Segrest 1994 ; Williams 1996 ) provides clear testimony to the politically contingent nature of racial classification. The history of racial science can...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to us). This extreme reification divorces objects, images, and symbolic expressions from their conditions of production. Ours is an extreme state indeed, rendered urgent by the efficiency with which simulacral images and rhetoric serve to produce and sustain a political administration whose terrifying...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., from the 1920s, a well-established practice of star building, but in the context of television's personalization, celebrity journalism's reification of the domestic and private domains, and the emergence of ordinary people as celebrities, new conditions of fame have been established. There are two...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 409–430.
Published: 01 November 2011
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... different approach to thinking and acting against the technically conditioned contemporary cultural milieu. It can never be simply a question of ownership of the means of production (and of consumption, that is, marketing), nor one of exposing systematic alienation or reification. People do not simply use...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of the equivalence. They yoke together different cultures, political programs, and moments in history, all in the name of scoring points against an unholy trinity of Maoism, “backwardness,” and fundamentalism. The problem is less comparison than reification. There is a failure to take seriously the contextual...