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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... security which, while historically specific to the moment of production – the late 1960s and early 1970s – are also provocatively contemporary in their identification of the limits of resistance. Vanishing Point is read as a film that refuses the escapism of the road movie genre and instead pursues...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Hanan Toukan This article studies the Picasso in Palestine exhibit in light of what it means to be a modern and resistant Palestinian colonial subject, living in a sovereign state-to-be in our contemporary global world. By drawing on theories of the imagination, resistance studies, art...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 340–345.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and unmade. They show that, just as bodies are inflected and shaped by states and discourses, markets and environments, they also ingest these in ways that speak of resistance and resilience, affect and agency. Attending to corporeal consumption, thus, casts light on how these embodied processes reorder...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of subjectivity in the Palestinian hunger strike under colonial conditions, and it contributes to theories of subjectivation. The hunger strikers, in their interaction with the dispossession of the colonial power, invent technologies of resistance to transcend the colonial and carceral constraints...
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Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 1 “Une petite fille de Fatah,” according to Godard’s voice-over, recites a poem by Darwish about Palestinian resistance. Ici et ailleurs , 1976 . Directed by Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, and Anne-Marie Miéville. Screen shot Figure 1. “Une petite fille de Fatah,” according More
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in contemporary Paris as nomads and squatters before seeking to explain their objective resistance to sociospatial normalization in terms of the existentialism of the Romanian writer Emile Cioran, who lived a reclusive, alienated life in Paris in the second half of the twentieth century. Contrasting Cioran's...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Derek R. Ford While the general intellect continues to provide a rich resource for understanding post-Fordism and for theorizing resistance, there remains a neglected aesthetic dimension to the general intellect and the role that art can play in resistance based on it. This article develops...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nick Cullather In the 1950s and 1960s, the term village served as a cardinal construct in modernization theory and counterinsurgency doctrine, signifying local resistance to the global power of the United States. Nation builders devised two strategies – community development and strategic hamlets...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of micropolitical art practices. I will concentrate on one possible answer to the critical questions that must be asked: wherein lies the possibility of resistance in Sloterdijk’s recent analyses of capitalism? © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Sloterdijk wants to break the nihilistic spell of negativity...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... between some intellectual assumptions in the mode of presentation chosen by Sharr and the provocation of Heidegger’s thinking. The challenge of Heidegger’s thinking is to resist the mode of a biographical survey, a challenge focused above all in his elusive concept of the “earth.” This uncanny...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... power, by which the resistance , or the hegemony , and the opposition of low culture and high culture, are not simply discarded but integrated at a higher level. As a result of this revision, Tony Bennett has for years maintained his enthusiasm for the analysis of the makeup, organization...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in, among other places, nonviolent movements of political resistance. As a means of critiquing Gray’s pessimism, I refer to two recent works that attempt to tease out this complexity within utopian thought itself: Russell Jacoby’s Future Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age (2005) and Frederic...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Alex Houen This article explores ways in which the poems Allen Ginsberg wrote against the Vietnam War entailed resisting what he viewed to be effects of “coldwar subjectivity” – in particular, the automation of thinking and feeling. Many of these poems are what Ginsberg called “auto poems”: lyrical...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
... humachines that counter the dystopian thesis: (1) They are an evolving, unavoidable and central aspect of globalization; (2) they contain countless dangers and afford considerable resources for highly dangerous prevailing agglomerations of power; (3) they offer serious points of resistance to those powers...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jonathan Bach This essay concerns paranoia's apocalyptic implications when harnessed by the state. It argues that current characterizations of paranoia as either resistance to globalization or a lay critique of Enlightenment ideals do not obviate paranoia's destructive dynamics in the service...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the relationship between the rise of Canon-Mocking Literature and the spread of cynicism in the sociohistorical context of contemporary China. It concludes that Canon-Mocking Literature is a means of cultural resistance and escape in a post-totalitarian society and possesses the dual character of both critique...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... failed early and caught on late to the need for a globally coordinated response. Coupled with a deep resistance by states to the alienation of any degree of sovereignty to international institutions, the prospect of a global solution to the zombie question remains elusive. This essay offers...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 372–394.
Published: 01 November 2018
... discourse of software craftspersonship is actively hostile, yet to which so-called literate programming practice is indifferent, program comments are traces of a mode of technical labor whose privilege and precarity both rest on its obscurity, an obscurity in no way resistant to reading. Casual...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Simon Winlow; Steve Hall In this article we attempt to develop an analysis of the English urban riots of 2011. Rather than build on the assumption of organic resistance and protopolitics, we argue that the disturbances were a brief eruption of social unrest that lacked the clear, unifying political...