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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ryan Bishop Remote sensing using nanosensors continue a long trajectory of multisensory teletechnologies devised by the military for surveillance and weapons verification at a distance. These remote-sensing systems form the basis of current military and corporate plans to monitor all elements...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
... environment described in the previous section thus, in turn, enables the remote detection of temperature. The sensing of geophysical changes is possible not only because of the particular thermosensitivities of sensing instruments but also because all matter with a greater temperature than absolute zero...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., and by reintroducing difference into the atmosphere we can bring back its life-giving potential. email@example.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 10. Ryan Bishop's recent work on remote-sensing technologies (Bishop 2018 ) and the politics of immaterial (de)territorialization (Bishop...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
... recuperating: their wonder needs bringing out again (see Dicum 2004 ). So do their emancipatory as well as carceral possibilities. Thus, in the middle of a security obsessed United States, Vanderbilt is able to show the degree to which aerial remote sensing is a double-edged sword; he and a colleague pinpoint...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 297–311.
Published: 01 November 2022
... relegating technical drudgery to East and Southeast Asian knowledge workers and electronics manufacturers. (3) Simulations produce sensations of control over a given reality . Real-time copies of territories offer a reassuring overview: a sense of remote control. The desire for microcosms—the world...
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...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... this practice exposes how consumption of luxury lines of material goods—particularly those goods produced by companies that make a claim to benevolence—has involved a false sense of accord narrated by tales of community-producing luxury that purport to be practicing regard for others in the practice...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... individually. The art museum is, conventionally, a white- walled (or value-free) space where the contestations of the street are absent. Freee reintroduce a sense of contest to the gallery, in a way that reminds me (an art student in London from 1968 to 1971) of flower power, and an optimism that protest might...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is still social. Since drones, teleoperated or remotely piloted vehicles, are extensions of the user physically, they, too, are social media. Lev Grossman explains: “A drone isn’t just a tool; when you use it you see and act through it—you inhabit it. It expands the reach of your body and senses in much...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 333–346.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the purposes and effectiveness of communication” (305). Not only did the telegraph become wedded to the new technology of train travel, but it also established the overriding remote-control function of electrical media. The cumulative result was a technological nexus that amplified connectivity and accelerated...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 237–252.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of the universal values that came from the Christian God and were them selves handed down to the Enlightenment. Kant – to come back to him – was able, therefore, in his moral thinking to seek to elevate to the status of concept something which was, in his view, merely the sense of duty felt by every man on Earth...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are engaged in keeping the good opinion of successful practical men. The knowledge that he and his fellows and the intellectual life they conduct are not directly productive of economic values, and are in this sense “parasitic” on the practical life, feeds the sentiment of deference. (cited by Collini, p. 32...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... sociology could help us to understand how we may most effectively release the energies so long pent up in the villages of Asia,” but the sense that Americans were marooned on the wrong side of the urban–rural divide persisted ( Schlesinger 1962: 223 ). As of 1958, the authors of the bestselling policy novel...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... more damning. Humbert’s own sense of his slippery allegiances is deliberately inviting, and outrageously satirizing, the traditional US patriotism and the Americanism of the solid-citizen warrior ethic. Nabokov underlines the connection between the weak anti-Americanism of Humbert’s desire for Dick...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in the contemporary world, where motivated social change no longer seems possible, or is at least remote. Capital’s overwhelming imperative to consume renders hope of radical or wide-scale social, economic, and political change seemingly impossible, so that the legacy of Francis Fukuyama’s (1992) end of history...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... devotional verses, which are articulated erotically, as the claim of subjective longing. They are elaborations of desire as much as they are addresses to the sacred, holding together the exchange between ineffability and sensuous immediacy, remoteness and intimacy. Deferred from “tradition” into the mouth...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of becoming. Yet we need to note that the claim to universality was more justified in religion than in language, in the sense that the capacity for continual progression across diversity demonstrated much greater expansion in the religions. Religion, in effect, concerns a more primitive reality, less...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...; and in each direction the visual line (explicitly not, of course, the line of fire) performs a startling dispersion of its sense, suggesting at once the eternal vigilance of the watcher and yet a singular spotlight on its future target, itself yet to be determined. The singular target would be one of the many...
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... remote. In either case, what is highlighted is the incapacity of mere signifiers to channel anything like an authentic sense of the affective and somatic character of combat to today's reader. As I have noted, however, McEwan has long taken the view that the power of linguistic representation...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to witness the poor living conditions and the sense of powerlessness of many peasants, and we were immensely grateful for their willingness to share their life experiences with us so that we might document some of their stories. One of the greatest migratory shifts in human history is currently taking...
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